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Sunday's vote in Switzerland has raised fears that the measure is the latest in a long list of reforms that could curb the country's business-friendly environment.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
*EU puts pressure on Switzerland to change rules. Inc is shifting its main European tax base to Ireland from Switzerland, a Reuters examination of company statements and accounts shows, as pressure mounts on the Alpine nation to abolish some corporate tax incentives.
A longtime Silicon Valley congressman is being challenged by a fellow Democrat with big name tech-industry backers. The NYT reports.
Google reached a deal with European antitrust, ending a lengthy competition investigation into the American tech company's practices. The NYT reports.
*Google proposal valid in Europe for 5 years. BRUSSELS, Feb 5- Google agreed to make concessions on how it displays competitors' links on its website on Wednesday, in a deal with the European Union regulator that ended a three-year antitrust probe and avoided a fine.
BRUSSELS, Feb 5- Google has offered further concessions to address regulatory concerns about its search technology, the European Commission said on Wednesday, effectively settling a three-year investigation and avoiding a fine of up to $5 billion.
BRUSSELS, Feb 5- Google has offered further concessions to address regulatory concerns about its search results, the European Commission said on Wednesday, taking the company a step closer to settling a three-year investigation and prevent a fine of up to $5 billion.
Warren Buffett said he would pay $1 billion to anyone who could pick a perfect NCAA bracket, but it appears Yahoo may have had the idea first, a report said.
Now, two venture capitalists have raised $250 million in a gambit to recreate some Silicon Valley- style growth in the U.S. Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen, formerly partners at venture-capital firm Sequoia Capital, announced Tuesday that they had raised the funds to nurture companies in states often overlooked by traditional venture cash.
A growing number of naysayers warn that Twitter's stock is greatly overpriced, and that even mediocre inaugural results could deflate its soaring valuation, now several times that of its closest social media peer, Facebook Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 3- Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Google on Monday began publishing details about the number of secret government requests for data they receive, hoping to show limited involvement in controversial U.S. surveillance efforts.
Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.
BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull out all of its money.
BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull all of its money out.
From talking turkey to Apple earnings, the "Fast Money" traders had you covered in six must-see moments from the past week.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Happy Friday. Looks like this thrilling stock market roller coaster ride has only just begun.
Jan 30- Yahoo Inc said it had detected a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts using malicious computer software. "The information sought in the attack seems to be names and email addresses from the affected accounts' most recent sent emails," Yahoo also said in an announcement on its Tumblr site.