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The markets dropped a bit as investors eagerly await Wednesday's rate decision. Find out what was moving in the Word on the Street.
"Grand Theft Auto 4" went on sale Tuesday, with fans lining up at midnight to grab the first copies of the criminal action game hailed as a brutal and satirical masterpiece equal to films like "The Godfather."
The Dow ended marginally lower ahead of a two-day Fed meeting. What's the "Word on the Street?"
On Tuesday Take-Two will finally release its much-anticipated Grand Theft Auto IV video game. Is the stock currently a steal?
Now that the first week of the technology earnings is over, many investors are breathing a sigh of relief.
Stocks rallied Friday amid hope that the worst is over for financials and after solid earnings from multinationals.
Stocks soared Friday amid renewed hope that the worst is over for financials and solid earnings from the industrial and tech sectors.
Electronic Arts said Friday it extended its tender offer for Take-Two Interactive Software by nearly one month at a lower price of $25.74 per share, drawing out a standoff between the two video game publishers.
Videogame maker Take-Two Interactive has its annual shareholders meeting Thursday -- and sure to be discussed is the hostile bid from rival Electronic Arts. What's the play on the game publishers? Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush Morgan Securities, offered his advicek to CNBC.
Video game maker Take Two Interactive has been fighting off a $2 billion dollar acquisition bid by rival video game publisher Electronic Arts and pushing back talks until the latest in its blockbuster Grand Theft Auto franchise came out on April 29th.
Merger and acquisition activity has hit the brakes, along with much of the rest of the economy, but it's a long way from stopping completely.
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U.S. proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc has recommended that shareholders of video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software re-elect all eight board directors at an upcoming shareholder meeting.
For the week ending Friday, March 28, 2008 the US Markets ended mixed after starting on a high note Monday extending last week's market rally. The winning streak came to an end on Tuesday when the Dow closing down for the first time in three sessions. The NASDAQ had the strongest performance of the week managing a positive gain despite weak earnings from Oracle and poor performance from Google . Economic data dragged on the markets with consumer sentiment and confidence at low levels and negative housing data.-Next week the markets will watch Friday's jobs report for evidence of recession, and any revisions on guidance as we move into earnings season. Alcoa kicks off "official" earnings season on Monday, April 7th after the bell. The big companies for next week all hit on Wednesday with RIM , Monsanto and Best Buy all reporting earnings.
The Dow fell Wednesday as investors were pelted with reports that triggered concerns about the economy. What's the word on the Street?
Take-Two Interactive Software told shareholders to reject a $2 billion hostile bid from rival video game publisher Electronic Arts as too low, but said it had begun efforts to explore a sale or other options.
Stocks rallied Monday after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.
Electronic Arts said Monday that Chief Financial Officer Warren Jenson will leave the video game publisher, which is pursuing a hostile takeover of rival Take-Two Interactive Software.
For the week ending Friday, March 14, 2008 the US Markets ended mixed. Market moving events include the Fed's $200B expansion of its securities lending program and the Bear Stearns bailout, amongst others leading to extreme market volatility. The Dow gained 417 points on Tuesday, only to lose the majority of its gains to close up only 0.48% for the week. The VIX crossed 30 for the first time since January. Next week, the markets will watch for the the FOMC announcement on interest rates Tuesday, the Visa IPO on Wednesday, and a slew of brokerage earnings including Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley and possibly Bear Stearns.
A 200+ point decline turns into a net gain on the Big Board as Standard & Poor's gives the market some confidence that the end is near. Also, oil and gold hit records and more in the Word on the Street.