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  • Tesla and PepsiCo are big market movers Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. PepsiCo Inc., up $1.08 to $94.65. Ventas Inc., up $1.06 to $65.60.

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one focused on security and the other storage and backup, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. The move by Symantec, which has fired two CEOs since 2012 as its stock and financial performance lagged many other software makers, follows a trend of...

  • 4 ways to protect your portolio: 'Fast Money' pros Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:24 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    After a sharp stock selloff Thursday and erasing the previous day's rally, it's time to get defensive, say CNBC's "Fast Money" traders.

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. Symantec's revenue growth has lagged the rest of the security software market in recent quarters, with slowing PC sales hurting demand for the...

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:28 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market had its worst day of the year Thursday, just 24 hours after recording its best. WASHINGTON— Though braced by a resurgent United States, the global economy is under threat from other regions— from Europe and Latin America to China and Japan— where growth is stalling and prospects remain dim. That's the bleak picture facing global finance...

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. "Separating Symantec into two independent publicly traded companies will provide each business the flexibility and focus to drive growth...

  • After-hours buzz: AMZN, SYMC & more Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's after hours buzz: AMZN, SYMC & more.

  • Symantec says it will split into 2 companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Security software maker Symantec is the latest company to announce plans to split itself into two. Symantec said that separating its businesses will create greater growth opportunities and more value for its shareholders. The announcement comes about six months after Symantec fired its chief executive Steve Bennett and named Michael Brown as his...

  • Oct 9- Symantec Corp, known for its Norton antivirus software, said it will split into two publicly traded entities- one that sells security programs and another that does information management. "It has become clear that winning in both security and information management requires distinct strategies, focused investments and go-to market innovation," Chief...

  • Symantec plans to split into two companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    A fountain operates outside the headquarters building of Symantec Corp. in Mountain View, California

    Symantec announced plans to split itself into two publicly traded companies as it explores new strategies to spur growth.

  • Andreessen expects more split-ups, knocks Icahn Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Marc Andreessen

    More Silicon Valley companies will likely split in the next five years, Marc Andreessen says.

  • Symantec split up?     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Is Symantec breaking up? Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" teams discuss reports the technology company is exploring a split into two companies to combat growth issues.

  • Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp is urging data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit or pursue other merger opportunities in its first public letter to the company. EMC's structure of combining several businesses obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a 13- page letter that it...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 8- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Wednesday, following a selloff that took the S&P 500 to its lowest level in nearly two months, as concerns lingered over how a strong dollar and weak global growth may impact corporate earnings. Weakness in other economies and the expectation that interest rates will begin to rise in the United States as...

  • US STOCKS-Chimerix, Symantec rise in early trading Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 8- Chimerix Inc shares were briskly traded before the opening bell on Wednesday as an experimental oral antiviral drug improved the survival rate of patients with a certain type of respiratory infection, according to preliminary data. Chimerix stock was up 7.4 percent at $35.70 and volume has ballooned in the last few weeks. Symantec Corp added 3.5...

  • Symantec exploring breakup of company: Report Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Steve Bennett of Symantec, October 30, 2013.

    Symantec is in advanced talks to split its business in two—one that sells security programs and one that does data storage, Bloomberg reported.

  • Early movers: JCP, COST, CMI, GRUB, KRFT, YUM Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:48 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Oct 7- Security software maker Symantec Corp is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities- one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. "The company does not comment on rumors," Symantec spokeswoman Kristen Batch told Reuters in an email. A breakup may position...

  • Symantec exploring breakup of company - Bloomberg Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:12 PM ET

    Oct 7- Security software maker Symantec Corp is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities- one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Reuters reported in April that Symantec was in the process of hiring banks to help advise on strategy and defend against...