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In the biggest real estate deal of the year, Google signed a contract on Thursday to buy one of the largest office buildings in Manhattan for more than $1.8 billion, according to two real estate executives who have been briefed on the deal, the New York Times reports.
Or Google for that matter.
Options trader Jon Najarian explains why there might be strong options activity in this company.
I've just confirmed that Groupon takes, on average, HALF of all the dollars spent on Groupon coupons on its site. That's right, Groupon's margins on each deal are 50% of what consumers pay.
As investors fret that Google’s $6 billion bid for Groupon is too high a price to pay, new details about the company’s sales and growth suggest that it might be more like one of Groupon’s cut-rate deals. The New York Times reports.
Stocks ended 2 percent higher for the first trading day of the month, wiping out November's losses, after several economic reports gave investors confidence the U.S. economy is improving. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
Stocks continued to soar more than 2 percent on the first day of December after news the Federal Reserve's regional survey showed growth is rising throughout most of the U.S. The market was strong from the start after an upbeat report on private sector jobs and news that manufacturing activity in China reached a seven-month high. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
Today FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski unveiled his proposal to regulate the Internet — a proposal the FCC will vote on December 21st.
Gamemakers battle it out, consumers lose interest in 3-D technology and celebrities monetize their brands.
Oracle goes hardware shopping, Carol Bartz tames Yahoo and the Android overtakes the iPhone in sales
Netflix slips and gets bought out, the glow comes off of General Motors stock and investors shun Chinese IPOs.
For the first time ever investors now have access to private companies before they go public, Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of SecondMarket, the largest secondary market for alternative assets, told CNBC on Wednesday.
Wondering why Google is rumored to be paying $6 billion for Groupon - twice as much as any of Google's former acquisitions? This may be why...
Why the Veracruz founder of hanging up his bear costume and buying BAC now.
Caterpillar was the top Dow gainer in November, while Boeing was the biggest laggard. What is the outlook for both stocks for the rest of the year? Brian Rayle, managing director and equity research analyst at Northcoast Research, and Alex Hamilton, aerospace and defense analyst at Early Bird Capital, shared their outlooks.
Stocks climbed at the open after good news on private sector jobs added to better-than-expected manufacturing data from China, and a calmer tone in Europe, to lift investor sentiment. Home Depot and United Technologies rose.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Google’s $6 billion bid for Groupon, an online coupon start-up, is an aggressive move by the company to dominate local online advertising and help with its long-sought move into social networking, the New York Times reports.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
With the S&P ending November little changed is a big chill about to settle over the market?