Microsoft bought start-up id8 Group R2 Studios as it looks to expand further in technology focused on the home and entertainment.
U.S. stock market futures were mixed Monday despite worries over Italy and ongoing negotiations over the looming "fiscal cliff."
Bullishness towards China is coming less from a feeling that things are getting back to normal and more from a simple valuation call.
Analyst Sung Ji Nam said that for now, the major sources of growth for companies including Illumina Inc. and Life Technologies Corp. will be sales of new, more advanced gene-sequencing products and disposable items used in testing, and their biggest clients will remain academic and clinical customers.
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Inflation at the retail level showed no change for a second month in July, even as the Midwest drought threatens to send food prices higher in coming months.
Consumer inflation should show just a tiny pickup in July, even as the Midwest drought raises the prospect of food inflation in months to come.
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Take a look at some of Thursday's morning movers:
Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Monday:
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Stocks closed mostly lower after a volatile week marked by swinging prices of commodities and currencies, as investors wrestled with the implications of a worsening European debt crisis and a global economic slowdown.
Stocks traded lower ahead of the close as the dollar rose, and financial stocks fell amid fears of a worsening European debt crisis.
Stocks slumped, after fluctuating much of the morning, as financials fell and the dollar added to gains.
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Stocks edged slightly higher for the week amid wild daily swings, including on Friday, as the markets climbed back in the final minutes of the session to pare losses for the day nearly in half.
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See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks sank for another day Friday, concluding the worst week for the markets in three months as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.