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NEW YORK, June 6- U.S. stock were flat on Thursday, failing to hold onto a rebound off a steep two-day decline after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi ruled out more aggressive actions to stimulate the region's economy.
*Costco same-store sales miss estimate. NEW YORK, June 6- U.S. stocks advanced Thursday as investors bought shares offering value after a two-day drop, though gains were limited by comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
Stocks posted sharp declines across the board Wednesday, with the Dow ending below 15,000, following weakness in overseas markets and amid concerns over when the Fed will start tapering its bond-buying program on the heels of several mixed economic reports.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Obama's executive actions were aimed at improving incentives for high-tech innovation, a major driver of economic growth, the White House said in a statement. The White House also urged Congress to take further action to reform patent laws.
June 3- EMC Corp turned to the bond markets to raise money for the first time on Monday, selling US $5.5 billion in debt to help fund an expanded share buyback program. Much as Apple did in April, data storage equipment maker EMC made its debut largely to benefit shareholders- in what may signal a wider shift in the technology sector.
MANILA, June 2- Mateo Ragonjan took a leap of faith in August last year. The executive sous-chef of a seven-star luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi packed his bags to take up a similar job back home in the Philippines.
Cybercriminals aren't the only ones cashing in on espionage and hacking attacks; security companies small as well as large are poised to rake in profits.
Cisco doesn't want to completely nullify Microsoft's Skype deal, but it does want some changes to the deal, said Cisco's Chairman and CEO John Chambers on CNBC's Closing Bell.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Cisco's CEO John Chambers about the company's recent acquisitions, the Sprint-SoftBank deal and challenges in China's market.
Stocks closed down 1 percent after the minutes from the last Fed policy setting meeting suggested the central bank could begin tapering bond purchases sooner than the market expects.
*JPMorgan lifts S&P 500 year-end target to 1,715. *Tableau Software surges in first day of trade. NEW YORK, May 17- U.S. stocks continued their climb into uncharted territory on Friday, racking up the fourth week of gains in a row as encouraging economic data prompted investors to pick up shares of growth companies.
*JPMorgan lifts S&P 500 year-end target to 1,715. NEW YORK, May 17- Growth sectors led Wall Street's advance on Friday as encouraging economic data put major U.S. stock indexes on track to close their fourth straight week of gains.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
The benchmark S&P 500 index fell 0.5 percent on Thursday, its biggest drop since May 1, after a Federal Reserve official said the U.S. central bank could begin reducing its monetary stimulus program this summer.
*University of Michigan consumer sentiment data, leading indicators on tap.
This week on "Talking Squawk": David Tepper's "My Cousin Vinny" market call, Cisco's John Chambers, Bloomberg's "Surveillance," the IRS, the AP, and big hair and Sony.
*University of Michigan consumer sentiment data, leading indicators on tap. *J.C. Penney dips after earnings. Data expected on Friday includes the Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers preliminary May consumer sentiment index at 9:55 a.m..
TOKYO, May 17- The Nikkei share average may pull back slightly on Friday after Wall Street weakened overnight, but the market is on track to log its second-straight weekly gain on the back of a depressed yen and optimism over the earnings outlook for Corporate Japan.
Dissecting the day's major business news, including Cisco's 12 percent pop today, with the Fast Money traders. Meanwhile Steve Hochberg, Elliott Wave International, says that market indicators show the run is ending.