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March 27- Time Warner Cable customers looking to lower their bills would be able to hire "professional negotiators," to squeeze discounts out of the cable provider under a trial service being offered by Yipit, a New York- based daily deals startup.
NEW YORK, March 14- The manager of one of the best performing large-cap growth stock funds over the past five years is a value investor at heart. Dennis Lynch, portfolio manager of the $1.3 billion Morgan Stanley Growth fund, sets out to find what he calls "emerging franchises".
*Baidu will continue aggressive investment strategy in 2014. SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING, Feb 27- Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc is poised to make more acquisitions this year to entice smartphone users to tap into its services, a strategy that will put it on a collision course with bigger rivals like Tencent Holdings Ltd..
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc finished 2013 with its fastest revenue growth in more than a year and forecast revenue for the first quarter that beat Wall Street targets thanks to strength in its mobile business.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Everyone seems to be high on social media mergers and IPOs these days like WhatsApp and Candy Crush. But Michael Yoshikami smells a bubble.
*G Asset Management offers to buy stake in Barnes& Noble or Nook. *Groupon shares drop after company forecasts loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm.
U.S. stocks fluctuated on Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite rising for the week.
*G Asset Management offers to buy Barnes& Noble or Nook stake. *Groupon shares tumble after forecasting loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high, as company news dominated trading amid another soft reading on the economy.
Groupon's CEO brushed off his stock's tailspin Friday and told CNBC that demand reached record levels at his company during the last quarter.
*Priceline and Hewlett-Packard both beat expectations. *Groupon shares tumble after forecasting loss.
Discussing Groupon's efforts in e-commerce, and how the company is holding up amid competition, with BuzzFeed president & COO Jon Steinberg.
Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon CEO, weighs in on the deal between WhatsApp and Facebook, and discusses his company's mobile strategy going forward.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Groupon's CEO, Eric Lefkofsky, review his company's earnings outlook and discuss Groupon's focus on mobile migration.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Friday ahead of home sales data and speeches from Federal Reserve officials.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Priceline and Hewlett-Packard both top expectations. *Groupon tumbles in premarket after forecasting loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, indicating that a rally that lifted the S&P 500 close to record levels in the previous session could continue, following some strong results from technology companies.
I've been a bull on this stock for six years straight, says Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, explaining why he thinks the company is one of the "best assets in the Internet space."
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, explains why he cut his rating on Groupon. I think they are getting away from the core of where their business should be, says Mahaney.
Feb 20- Groupon Inc forecast a surprise quarterly loss as it spends more to advertise its online marketplace, which is expected to make up for its lagging daily deals business, and its shares fell more than 13 percent in extended trading.