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*Zynga shares plunge after revising deal with Facebook. *Whole Foods announces special dividend. NEW YORK, Nov 30- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday as investors were hesitant to make big bets ahead of a statement by President Obama on the progress of budget talks in Washington that have recently driven volatility in financial markets.
Stocks are closing mostly lower after another batch of weak earnings reports weighs on the market. Poor earnings from Goodyear, Verisign, Interpublic and other companies disappointed investors. Three stocks fell for every two that rose on the New York Stock Exchange.
Oct 25- Verisign Inc's third-quarter results modestly beat estimates, but the company that assigns Internet protocol addresses said the Commerce Department may not complete its contract review before it expires on Nov. 30, sending its shares down 15 percent after market.
Stock indexes are moving between small gains and losses on Wall Street Friday after Goodyear Tire& Rubber and other companies turned in weak earnings reports. Goodyear's stock sank 7 percent after the company said that a steep dropoff in sales in Europe delivered a blow to the company's earnings.
RESTON, Va.-- VeriSign Inc., which registers domain names on the Internet, said Thursday that third-quarter profit rose 32 percent, topping expectations. VeriSign's shares lost 9 cents to $46.60 in regular trading, then dropped $7.10, or 15.2 percent, to $39.50 in after-hours trading after the earnings report and update on the registry agreement.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday.
Risk-on sectors have stabilized in June, after tumbling to their lowest levels this year at the start of the month.
Given tech’s market leadership this year and the emerging comparisons to the crisis of several years ago, we rounded up the 10 best performance tech ETFs over the past three years.
Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:
Money pro Barry Sine of Drexel Hamilton has identified 6 stocks that he says look problematic.
Does a strong cash position make for a buying opportunity? A check on Internet company, Verisign's balance sheet, with Edward Maguire, CLSA senior analyst, and Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst.
Relative to its size, is Apple holding more cash than its peers? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is no.
To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, these five stocks could have short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential, according to a report from TheStreet.
The S&P 500 is expected to post earnings growth of 14.23 percent for the third quarter of 2011, according to S&P Capital IQ Consensus Earnings Report.
Stocks closed firmly in the red Friday amid fears that Greece may default on its debt and following news that ECB's Juergen Stark will resign.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story on Verisign's CFO leaving the company for other opportunities.
Although he doesn't think the market gyrations are over by any stretch, Jon Najarian does think the worst finally behind us.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.
Cloud computing means being able to access the Internet anywhere, anytime and being able to use any or all of the data and applications you want.