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NEW YORK, Sept 10- Social media stocks were higher on Wednesday, with Twitter Inc up 4.4 percent to $52.86 on heavy volume after UBS upgraded the stock to "buy" and lifted its price target by $15 to $65. The firm also lifted its targets on LinkedIn Corp, to $260 from $235, and on Facebook Inc by $1 to $95.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sept 9- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's desire to keep tight control over its $21.1 billion share sale has left a vacuum at the helm of its banking syndicate, leading underwriters to take unusual steps to manage the offering, according to sources familiar with the situation.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AbbVie rose 2.5 percent to $56.95 with 17,522,600 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell 1.3 percent to $16.14 with 77,241,800 shares traded.
Facebook said it hit 100 million monthly active users in Africa, providing a glimpse into its strategy to scale in fast-growing markets.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Campbell Soup Co., down $1.15 to $43.39. Twitter Inc., up $1.30 to $52.
Some of Apple's biggest rivals may pick the company's Tuesday product unveiling to promote their own products via social media.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Bank of America Corp. rose 2.1 percent to $16.35 with 92,087,900 shares traded. Boston Scientific Corp. rose 2.6 percent to $12.32 with 33,048,900 shares traded.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Between Apple's big product unveiling, carrier pricing battles, and potential M&A in the works, the stakes are high for the wireless industry.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is rolling out a "buy" button on tweets. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America; Slava Rubin, Indiegogo; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, debate if they like the move.
With Alibaba finally setting a date for its IPO, there are a host of big questions to be answered.
Sept 8- Twitter Inc is testing a "buy" button in some tweets that allows a mobile user to buy directly from a tweet. Facebook Inc has also been testing a "buy" button on its website that will let consumers purchase products that are advertised on its network.
Sept 8- Twitter Inc is testing a "buy" button in some tweets that allows a mobile user to buy directly from a tweet. A small percentage of U.S. users will be able to see the "buy" button from Monday, Twitter wrote in a blog post.
NEW YORK— Twitter is taking its users shopping. Initial partners include music stars Eminem and Brad Paisley, retailers Home Depot and Burberry and nonprofits The Nature Conservancy and GLAAD. The shopping feature comes as the San Francisco- based company tries to increase its user base and revenue, most of which comes from advertising.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is announcing its testing a "buy now" button to allow users to purchase products directly from a Tweet.
Twitter is testing a "buy now" button to allow users to buy products directly from a tweet.
YouTube is still the big gorilla, but news feed has helped Facebook fuel its rapid growth in the video space. Just ask Beyonce's rep. The NYT reports.
Microsoft is showing off the results of its strategic efforts with a redesigned MSN.com. Re/code reports.
Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.