U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday, as the closely-watched Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers gets underway.» Read More
*Family Dollar rejects Dollar General buyout offer. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Thursday, after jobless claims data pointed to continued improvement in the labor market and before the start of a meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
*Jackson Hole conference to begin. *Bank of America gains before expected settlement deal. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Thursday, ahead of a flurry of economic data and the start of the meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Markets are more likely to get a schooling on the labor market than a road map for rate hikes when the Fed meets in Jackson Hole in the week ahead.
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June 23- Oracle Corp said it would buy Micros Systems in a $5.3 billion deal as the world's No.2 business software maker looks to boost flagging growth through acquisitions.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Oracle Corp on Thursday posted fiscal fourth-quarter results that disappointed investors looking for more progress against rivals selling web-based services, sending its shares lower.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Oracle Corp on Thursday posted fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and new software sales that disappointed Wall Street, sending its shares lower. Reflecting expectations of a pickup in its software business and progress in cloud computing, shares of Oracle had gained 10 percent over the past three months, double the S&P 500' s increase.
Oracle reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Thursday, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.
Oracle is reportedly in talks to buy a software maker Micros Systems for more than $5 billion.
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Oracle is in talks to buy Micros Systems for more than $5 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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June 17- Oracle Corp is in talks to buy Micros Systems Inc, which makes software for retailers and hotel chains, for more than $5 billion, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. Oracle declined to comment, while Micros could not be immediately reached for comment.
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REDWOOD CITY, California, June 10- Oracle Corp Chief Executive Larry Ellison on Tuesday launched "in-memory" technology for speeding up data analysis in a bid to beef up demand for his company's software products. "It's another whistle and bell that Ellison and Oracle can talk up to the customer base," said FBR analyst Daniel Ives.