Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.» Read More
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
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BALTIMORE-- Financial services firm T. Rowe Price Group Inc. reported a better-than-expected 25 percent increase in third-quarter profit Wednesday, buoyed by stock-market gains that resulted in a big jump in revenue from investment advisory fees.
BOSTON-- College savings plans offered through the states of Alaska, Maryland, Nevada and Utah earned top marks from Morningstar Inc. in the company's annual update to ratings of so-called 529 plans.
*Deal could lead to Sprint buying Clearwire- analysts. *Sprint, Clearwire soar in afternoon trade; MetroPCS down. The Japanese company might also be aiming to use Sprint as a vehicle to make a run at smaller Sprint peer MetroPCS Communications Inc, a two-step transaction that would potentially cost more than 2 trillion yen, according to a Nikkei report.
*Sprint, Clearwire soar in afternoon trade; MetroPCS flat. TOKYO/ NEW YORK, Oct 11- Japanese mobile carrier Softbank Corp may buy a majority stake in Sprint Nextel Corp to establish a foothold in the U.S. wireless market, in what could be the largest Japanese acquisition ever in America.
Daily deal website LivingSocial aims to announce it has raised a new round of private capital early next week, according to sources familiar with the matter, a move that could be seen as a near-term substitute for an initial public offering.
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For Reid Hoffman, the chairman of LinkedIn, it took less than 30 minutes to earn himself an extra $200 million the New York Times reports.
Despite all of the volatility and uncertainty of stocks, Baby Boomers heading into retirement are still better off with stocks than bonds, says a new analysis from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Two tech initial public offerings that you may not have heard much about are now actively underway.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
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St. Joe Company's largest shareholder may have failed in his first attempt to change the company's direction, but Fairholme Capital's Bruce Berkowitz is not done yet.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Jan. 28.
Stocks ended slightly down from Wednesday's record high levels, shrugging off news of economic strength from several economic reports. AmEx fell, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks stumbled from their record highs Thursday despite a handful of upbeat economic reports, although trading remained light in the final sessions of the year. AmEx fell, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks traded slightly down from record highs despite a batch of positive economic reports, including a surprising jump in pending home sales and a burst in Midwest manufacturing activity. AmEx fell, while Intel rose.
Groupon, the social buying site that spurned a $6 billion takeover bid from Google earlier this month, has attracted several big institutional investors as it works to potentially go public in 2011, people briefed on the matter told the New York Times.
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