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The Dow was little changed on Monday as rising oil prices stoked fears that corporate profits could suffer. What's the Word on the Street?
Stocks finished flat Monday as traders opted to pull over and let some of the earnings traffic pass before deciding what to do next.
Until that $5 billion infusion is a done deal, Cramer remains "skeptical."
Stocks advanced Monday, helped by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.
Stocks opened higher Monday, led by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.
Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.
Chinese Internet firm Alibaba is set to speed up plans to buy back a near 40 percent stake owned by Yahoo, as Microsoft threatens to go hostile with a lower bid for Yahoo.
Yahoo is not opposed to Microsoft's bid for the Web media company, as long as it is at the right price, Yahoo's board said on Monday in a letter to Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer.
Stocks hold onto weekly gains while Microsoft considers reducing its offer for Yahoo! What's the "Word on the Street?"
Microsoft on Saturday gave Yahoo a deadline of three weeks to make a decision on its "generous offer," valued at $44.6 billion, or else it will launch a proxy fight.
Microsoft is re-evaluating its $31-a-share offer for Yahoo in light of worsening market conditions, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Friday.
Microsoft is evaluating its offer for Yahoo in light of worsening market conditions, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Amid the news that Microsoft spacer won't raise its bid, and therefore Yahoo spacer won't discuss a deal, there's word now that Microsoft may walk from the deal all together. Hmmmm, can you say saber rattling? The suggestion of a Microsoft walk-away made headlines...
What is the problem? I mean, seriously. Yahoo! has been sitting on a $42 billion unsolicited offer on the table from Microsoft for two months, and other than a bunch of caterwauling since, Yahoo hasn't done much one way or the other.
Some of us knew it was going to happen; it was just a matter of when. Over the last few Apple events, it seemed as if Steve Jobs would always throw a graphic up on the big screen behind him to show the progress iTunes had been making against the traditional music retailers. Today, Apple finally lays claim to the industry's top spot: No. 1 music retailer -- surpassing Wal-Mart.
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.
Is Dell running the risk of becoming the Yahoo! of the PC sector? Seems that way. The company has been spiraling, locked in fits and starts of recovery and morass for the better part of four years, and now there's word that already aggressive cuts and reorganization scenarios apparently weren't aggressive enough.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of General Motors and Dillard's popped while VeriFone and Crocs dropped.
New hope that the credit crisis is nearing an end sends stocks soaring as investors say good riddance to Q1. Also, the latest on Microsoft-Yahoo, Merck and Schering and more.
Stocks rallied to the finish line Tuesday, led by financials, after Lehman Brothers announced plans to raise more capital and two European banks disclosed write-downs.