Stocks eked out gains for a third-consecutive session Thursday, with the 10-year note yield pushing closer to the psychological threshold of 3 percent, as investors digested a flurry of economic reports and ahead of the government's widely-watched monthly jobs report.
U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Thursday after a two-day rally, following a batch of mixed economic data and a day before the government's monthly jobs report.
September is historically the worst month for stocks, but this year, the calendar is a minefield for markets.
Its latest move to expand the delivery business puts Groupon into more direct competition with Amazon—but not as a great threat, this analyst says.
Groupon is building warehouses for its physical goods business, creating competition for Amazon. Should Amazon just buy Groupon? R.J. Hottovy of Morningstar offers insight.
Coupon purveyor Groupon is mulling the creation of a warehouse network for its physical goods business, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee, and Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, have a bull vs. bear debate on Groupon.
Groupon is up more than 100 percent since January; CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses if the stock can sustain momentum.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at stocks thought to be left for the dead including Groupon and BlackBerry.
"You shouldn't fire someone in public" seemed to be on everyone's lips this week, thanks to an episode at AOL. Of course when a CEO gets fired, it's always very public.
Global fund managers are more optimistic on the world economy, and optimism about the euro zone doubled in the last month to a nine-year high.
Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, has the update on private equity deals and the surge in public offerings, including rumors BlackBerry wants to go private and Amazon's Bezos buying the Washington Post newspaper.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Thursday, with the S&P 500 finishing just below the 1,700 mark, buoyed by stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data and following a favorable jobless claims report.
As the Fed tapers, bond yields will rise and prices will be more volatile. Little money, if any, will be earned from rising bond prices, but Pimco's Bill Gross has a plan.
Wall Street was happy to see Groupon getting back on track, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The company said that nearly half of its transactions in North America were completed on mobile devices.
For newly appointed Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky it's business as usual as he remains focused on global expansion as well as becoming a "predominantly mobile e-commerce marketplace."
New CEO and co-founder of Groupon Eric Lefkofsky listened to Mason's songs for the first time on "Squawk on the Street" and likened one of them to a song by a muppet.
Newly appointed CEO and co-founder of Groupon, Eric Lefkofsky, listened to former CEO Andrew Mason's new songs for the first time and likened one of them to a song by a famous muppet.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin is joined by Groupon's Eric Lefkofsky to discuss the company's focus on mobile migration and his job as CEO.