Stocks turned negative as oil prices climbed back above $100 a barrel on news of Libyan air strikes, and as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke before Congress for a second day. Boeing and McDonald's fell, while 3M rose.
Yahoo is in deep talks with Japan's SoftBank, with CNBC's David Faber.
Asian stocks fell on Wednesday, with declines on Wall Street and continued rises in crude oil prices dampening investor sentiment and weighing on issues that are sensitive to energy prices.
On a day that saw red across the major U.S. indices, none was harder hit than the Nasdaq and it's no surprise tech high-flyers were among the biggest causalities.
Casting about for innovative job-creation ideas, President Barack Obama is naming one of his critics to an advisory council responsible for finding new ways to promote economic growth and bring jobs to the U.S.
Epitaphs for the Mubarak government all note that the mobilizing power of the Internet was one of the Egyptian opposition’s most potent weapons. But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government’s ferocious counterattack, a dark achievement that many had thought impossible in the age of global connectedness. The New York Times reports.
In agreeing to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million, AOL is putting what appears to be a significant premium on the ability to attract and build a community of readers, the New York Times reports.
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Confronted by declining revenue and a steady stream of prominent departures, Yahoo plans to announce that it is developing a publishing platform for applications that would let users get personalized content on their phones and other mobile devices, the New York Times reports.
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A pioneer in combining photos with social networking features, Flickr is facing a stiff challenge from newer services.
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Stocks closed modestly higher, but the Dow lost ground in the final minutes of trading to close below 12,000 after rising above and below that level much of the session. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Boeing fell.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as investors gear up for the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and turn more bullish on remarks made by President Obama in his State of the Union address.
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Stocks trimmed losses in the final hour of trading to end flat amid mixed earnings and economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight. AmEx and Bank of America fell, while Wal-Mart rose.
Stocks trimmed losses but remained down as technology stocks turned around following a handful of weak earnings reports from major Dow components and on the heels of mixed economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight.