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Futures were lower Friday after Thursday's steep sell off amid continuing worries over a global economic slowdown and as investors cautiously waited for further developments in the euro zone.
Stocks came off their worst levels, but still finished sharply lower Thursday in heavy-volume trading as a gloomy outlook from the Federal Reserve in addition to ongoing economic jitters fueled concerns of a recession.
More then 30,000 Missoni for Target items are being resold on eBay at a steep mark-up. Other items have found their way to other secondary markets such as Craig's List.
EBay drew a surge of upside option activity late yesterday as the stock climbs off its recent lows.
The stats tell us that women are faring worse than men in terms of landing new jobs as the economy creaks into recovery.
Futures were higher Wednesday as investors were encouraged by the European Commission that said it would present options for joint euro zone bonds and largely shrugged off retail sales that came in weaker than expected.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on a Justice Department investigation into Ebay employees who allegedly misappropriated confidential information from the classified ad service, Craig's List..
On Friday, ESPN's The Longhorn Network will debut. It's all Texas all the time and the money associated with the deal and the fear that it could cause them to leave the Big 12, has forced Texas A & M to look east and consider joining the SEC. And while everything is big for Texas -- a $150 million-plus athletic department budget and a stadium that now seats over 100,000 -- it's not necessarily the unstoppable financial juggernaut that so many have called them.
The broader the brand values, the more scope there is for growth, says Chief Marketing Officer Naomi Troni.
Stocks saw its biggest one-day gain since May 2010 Tuesday after a wild market session as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks and following a Fed statement to keep interest rates near zero for at least two more years.
While the market turmoil has taken some high-growth stocks to the woodshed (see: Netflix, Sina, Juniper), there has been one relative beacon of strength: Apple.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Microsoft "stole" Skype from Silver Lake Partners and previous owner eBay spacer when it purchased the internet video communication service for just $8.5 billion this May from the private equity firm, according to legendary venture capitalist Roger McNamee. Silver Lake bought Skype two years ago from eBay for $2 billion.
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With Ebay pulling back in extended trade, Pete Najarian suggests taking the plunge and buying.
EBay's quarterly results and its outlook beat Wall Street estimates Wednesday.
Stocks slipped in the final minutes of trading to end lower Wednesday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and amid ongoing jitters over the debt ceiling talks and fears over the euro zone crisis.
Stocks lost some ground in the final minutes of trading Wednesday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and after existing home sales tumbled unexpectedly to a seven-month low.