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eBay fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $55.50. Groupon Inc. rose$. 06 or 1.0 percent, to $6.29. LinkedIn Corp. rose $7.20 or 3.3 percent, to $226.40.
eBay fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $55.65. Groupon Inc. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $6.24. LinkedIn Corp. rose $5.10 or 2.3 percent, to $224.30.
eBay rose $2.49 or 4.7 percent, to $55.89. Groupon Inc. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.23. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.28 or. 6 percent, to $219.20.
*Investors await Yellen speech from Jackson Hole conference. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks ended higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 at a record after a flurry of positive economic data, as investors hoped for signs from an annual meeting of central bankers that interest-rate hikes are not imminent.
*Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's buyout offer. *Jackson Hole conference of central bankers to begin. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak at the Jackson Hole conference on Friday.
Apple Inc. was unchanged at $100.58 with 32,623,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 7 percent to $24.89 with 20,478,400 shares traded. eBay Inc. rose 4.7 percent to $55.89 with 50,234,100 shares traded.
eBay rose $2.10 or 3.9 percent, to $55.50. Groupon Inc. fell$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.22. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 34 or. 2 percent, to $218.26.
Aug 21- EBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources. EBay told potential candidates for the position of PayPal chief executive officer, a post that David Marcus vacated in June, about a possible spinoff of the payments unit, the website reported.
Aug 21- EBay Inc is considering spinning out its fast-growing payments unit PayPal as soon as next year, news website The Information reported, citing sources. EBay shares were up 5 percent at $56.08 on the Nasdaq. EBay Chief Executive John Donahoe has consistently said that PayPal was integral to eBay's business and a split would not make sense.
eBay fell$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $53.40. Groupon Inc. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.25. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.21 or. 6 percent, to $217.92.
NEW YORK— Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken an 8.5 percent stake in Hertz, saying he plans to have talks with the rental car company and may seek representation on its board. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Icahn said he wants to talk about accounting issues, operating problems and his lack of confidence in company management.
eBay fell$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $53.43. Groupon Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $6.26. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.65 or. 8 percent, to $218.36.
eBay fell$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $53.43. Groupon Inc. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.21. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.26 or. 6 percent, to $217.97.
Ahead of Apple's iPhone 6 launch, developers scramble to see that their apps will work on iOS8, which is expected to launch with the new smartphone.
eBay rose$. 64 or 1.2 percent, to $53.75. Groupon Inc. rose$. 08 or 1.3 percent, to $6.23. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.95 or. 9 percent, to $216.71.
eBay rose$. 54 or 1.0 percent, to $53.65. Groupon Inc. rose$. 11 or 1.7 percent, to $6.26. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.40 or. 6 percent, to $217.26.
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