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NEW YORK, Jan 20- After years of hiding under their desks, short sellers are re-emerging- slowly. Investors who make a living betting that stock prices will fall are happy to forget 2013: The S&P 500 gained nearly 30 percent while Credit Suisse's index of hedge funds with a dedicated short bias lost 25 percent.
Kathleen Tan, CEO of Expedia Asia, says Japan is the top pick for Chinese travelers this Lunar New Year holiday.
Despite any public trash-talking, Expedia knows which fans really think their team is going all the way this year.
Dec 19- Barry Diller's IAC/Interactive Corp said Greg Blatt would step down as chief executive and become the chairman of its newly created Match Group, which would include the company's popular dating website Match.com. Diller's IAC is known for having spun off assets including Ticketmaster, Home Shopping Network and Expedia.
Expedia's ability to expand is exponential, explains Tom Barrack, Colony Capital founder, chairman and CEO.
"The names you would traditionally think of with the holidays, they've actually lagged the market," Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.
Geostellar, a startup backed by power producer NRG Energy Inc, is seeking to become the Expedia or Orbitz of the solar industry-- a one-stop shop where consumers can not only compare the benefits of leasing solar panels versus buying them outright, but ultimately sign up to install a system.
More affluent travelers are women, and they're ready to spend more on their vacations. But will the trend benefit all travelers?
Despite a stellar 5-year advance, Cramer thinks this is the cheapest momentum stock in the market.
*Exxon Mobil shares rise after results beat Wall St forecast. Dragging on the Dow and the S&P 500, Visa Inc lost 3.5 percent to $196.67 after the world's largest credit and debit card company reported a 28 percent drop in quarterly profit.
U.S. stocks end lower.
*Exxon Mobil shares rise after results beat Wall Street forecast. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stocks edged up on Thursday, though trading was subdued a day after a Federal Reserve policy announcement that kept its stimulus plan in place.
NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stocks barely budged on Thursday as investors exercised caution in the wake of the Federal Reserve's policy announcement and some encouraging economic data.
In an exclusive interview, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks about the company's plans for global expansion and its growing competition. CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports.
*Facebook volatile after results, Exxon shares higher. Expedia also advanced following its results, topping the S&P 500 percentage gainers, while Facebook Inc fluctuated between steep gains and losses.
U.S. stock index futures were mildly lower on Thursday after weekly data on the labor front and Exxon Mobil reported reported.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. Optimism about earnings was boosted by Exxon Mobil Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies by market cap, which reported adjusted third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, sending shares 0.8 percent higher to $89.53 in premarket trading.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of steam, as investors digested recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of gas, as investors continued to digest recent comments from the Federal Reserve.