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Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street, with Citigroup leading the way as the largest US bank said it is close to a deal to sell $12 billion in leveraged loans and bonds.
Stocks moved lower after opening mixed, as investors moved cautiously on a bit of strength in financials and mixed earnings news.
A major Yahoo shareholder, Legg Mason, is ready to back Yahoo's effort to stay independent if Microsoft lowers its buyout offer, the Wall Street Journal said, citing an interview with portfolio manager Bill Miller.
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Talk about a tough position for Yahoo. The company is swiftly painting itself into a difficult financial corner and may find itself with no way out.
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The Dow was little changed on Monday as rising oil prices stoked fears that corporate profits could suffer. What's the Word on the Street?
Stocks finished flat Monday as traders opted to pull over and let some of the earnings traffic pass before deciding what to do next.
Until that $5 billion infusion is a done deal, Cramer remains "skeptical."
Protests about China's human rights record are slowing the progress of the Olympic flame. But they're not slowing NBC's ad sales for the big sports and television event this summer. NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker says that the company has sold 75 percent of its ad inventory for its Olympics broadcast and that pricing has been "incredibly strong."
Companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index bought a record $589 billion of their own stock in 2007 as they looked for ways to spend their cash hoards, S&P said Monday.
Stocks advanced Monday, helped by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.
Stocks opened higher Monday, led by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.
Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.
Chinese Internet firm Alibaba is set to speed up plans to buy back a near 40 percent stake owned by Yahoo, as Microsoft threatens to go hostile with a lower bid for Yahoo.
Yahoo is not opposed to Microsoft's bid for the Web media company, as long as it is at the right price, Yahoo's board said on Monday in a letter to Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer.
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Stocks hold onto weekly gains while Microsoft considers reducing its offer for Yahoo! What's the "Word on the Street?"
Microsoft on Saturday gave Yahoo a deadline of three weeks to make a decision on its "generous offer," valued at $44.6 billion, or else it will launch a proxy fight.
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