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Stocks soared for a second day to finish near session highs Wednesday, with the Dow within less than 100 points of an all-time closing high, boosted by upbeat earnings and economic reports and as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his support of the central bank's stimulus policy.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Groupon fell after an earnings miss, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Groupon's quarterly revenue hit analysts' target Wednesday but its outlook fell short. Shares skidded after-hours.
Volatility calmed down Tuesday but brace yourself: Pros say bigger gyrations could be the norm for the next few weeks as investors watch what's going on in Washington and Europe.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at Groupon's earnings on Wednesday. Investors will be watching to see if the company's diversified business model is paying off.
The difference between MasterCard and Visa these days comes down to offense vs. defense, reports the TheStreet.com.
When Groupon reports earnings Wednesday after the bell, it isn't just under pressure to grow revenue and generate profits.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what he plans to follow in the days to come.
Shares of Groupon are up 3 percent today on an upgrade from Piper Jaffray. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, weighs in. And Jonathan Geller, BGR, talks about Google Glass.
Stocks ended off session lows but the Dow still finished in negative territory Wednesday, as investors took a pause amid a lack of significant market catalysts and after the S&P briefly hit its highest level since December 2007.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The SEC will host a public meeting that should capture the attention of every entrepreneur, investor and job seeker, writes this pro.
Per capita milk consumption has fallen 23 percent since 1975. Does milk need a super hero? Enter Dwayne Johnson, aka "The Rock," America's new milkman.
BlackRock has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter, a person with knowledge of the deal said. BlackRock will buy shares directly from early Twitter employees seeking to liquidate their stock holdings and options.
If you time your trade correctly, combining technical indicators with fundamental trends, discipline and sound money management, you will be well on your way to investment success, according to TheStreet.com.
Despite flagging consumer sentiment and a shrinking paycheck for most, Gilt Groupe's chairman sees opportunity for luxury brands as the 1 percent continues to spend.
Starbucks' deal with Square could be the biggest threat Visa and MasterCard have ever faced, says one TheStreet.com contributor.
Groupon launched free online analytics that help merchants gauge the effectiveness of their deals on the digital platform.
Until recently, investors had been all too eager to pour millions into any Web start-up with rapid growth, regardless of whether it made money or even had plans to do so down the road. But after Facebook’s rocky initial public offering and flameouts at Zynga and Groupon.