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  • SAP: focus of Ariba deal is growth, not cutbacks Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    MUNICH, Oct 1- Top European software company SAP AG said combining its business with Ariba Inc will spur additional growth, as it strives to become the world's largest cloud computing company. SAP bought business and commerce network company Ariba in a $4.3 billion deal, its latest manoeuvre against Oracle in the fast-growing Internet-based computing market.

  • Why Apple’s Still the Cheapest Stock on the Market Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 12:42 PM ET

    A contributor to discusses a few stocks that are constantly on the forefront of the valuation discussion and tries to answer the prevailing question of whether or not stocks always reflect a company's underlying value.

  • Make Room for Rackspace: Pro Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    Rackspace Hosting Inc. signage is displayed at the front entrance of the company's office in San Francisco, California.

    If you’re in business for yourself or you work for a company with an online presence, you know how important it is to have a reliable “host” for your site. The current heavyweight in this vital technology is Rackspace Hosting, based in San Antonio, Texas. reports.

  • Stocks Jump, but Snap 6-Week Winning Streak Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    NYSE trader on Tablet

    Stocks rallied to close near session highs Friday after Bernanke reiterated that there is further room for the central bank to act.

  • Dow Falls for 4th Day as Traders Watch Fed Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:33 AM ET

    Stocks ended near session lows Thursday, with all key S&P sectors finishing in the red, amid fears over the weak global economy and as optimism over further stimulus the Federal Reserve diminished.

  • Stocks to Watch: CRM, ADSK, ARUN & More Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:34 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • A janitor sweeps an empty trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    The few people left on Wall Street in the coming week will likely debate whether the stock market is on a course to new highs, or just in the final stages of a head fake rally that will end in pain when September rolls around.

  • Stocks to Watch: EBAY, LVS, SCHN & More Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 3:14 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • 10 Things Your Pool Guy Didn't Tell You Saturday, 28 Jul 2012 | 5:24 PM ET

    In order to make money, your pool guy's got to get your pool cleaned in 20 minutes or less. Chances are, there are a few things he didn't tell you. Like, for example, there is no doorbell on your backyard. Here are 10 things your pool guy probably didn't tell you.

  • Safe-Haven Stocks in Software: Nomura Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 4:38 PM ET

    Concerns about Europe and slowing IT spending in North America were central in Nomura’s decision to trim estimates for numerous software companies on Monday. One analyst said that while the sector is suffering, they may be safe haven for investors.

  • Prostate Cancer Takeout Targets Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 11:06 AM ET

    The takeout speculation that has ignited a small recovery rally in Dendreon is empty talk; instead investors interested in the lucrative prostate cancer drug market should look to Medivation as a more attractive acquisition target, says a Jefferies analyst in a research note Tuesday.

  • A Month Later, Fallout from Facebook IPO Persists Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    When Facebook spacer went public a month ago today, the early betting was that it would storm out of the IPO chute and usher in a new wave of tech stock offerings. Some went so far as to compare its impact to that of Google's 2004 IPO

  • Quest Software Bid May Signal Growing M&A Appetite Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 12:25 PM ET

    The software sector is rife with speculation that technology giants looking to diversify from PC and hardware sales will buy software specialists like Quest Software and BMC Software as merger and acquisition activity heats up in the sector.

  • Active Bear ETF: Tool for Shorting Stocks Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 6:21 PM ET

    Negative on the rally? Or bullish but looking for a hedge? There’s an ETF for that!

  • Views on New Social Media Marketing Names Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at how you should view investing in an emerging industry.

  • Stocks End Mixed After Bernanke; Banks Slide Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks lost steam in the final hour of trading to finish mixed Thursday, after the Federal Reserve announced new capital rules for financials and following Bernanke's comments that offered little hope for further central bank intervention.

  • Futures Rally After China Cut, Jobless Claims Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 9:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures held their gains Thursday following the weekly jobless claims report and after China's central bank unexpectedly announced that will cut its interest rates.

  • Dow Snaps 4-Day Losing Streak; FB Breaks $26 Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks logged a modest gain in thin-volume trading Tuesday, lifted by a better-than-expected service sector report, but the ongoing uncertainty in the euro zone kept investors nervous.

  • Futures Trade Mixed Amid Ongoing EU Worries Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher, but investors remained cautious following a string of disappointing economic reports last week and amid the ongoing uncertainty in the euro zone.

  • How Women Are Changing the Tech World Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 5:21 PM ET

    Reshaping a time-worn narrative isn't easy. Social revolutions rarely are, especially when you're a woman trying to break into the boys' club that is Silicon Valley. But an emerging class of early-stage tech start-up executives is helping dispel the notion that there isn't a leading role for them in the male-dominated valley.