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NEW YORK, Aug 15- From American Apparel Inc to Lululemon Athletica Inc, Men's Wearhouse Inc and Best Buy Co Inc, a series of boardroom battles across North America underscore how difficult it can be for companies to part ways with their founders.
MOSCOW, Aug 13- Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov cut his stake in his business empire to below 50 percent in a planned move to reward management with shares, not in response to any threat of Western sanctions, his company said.
Aug 7- SolarCity Corp, the largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States, reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss amid "unprecedented demand." SolarCity has become a hit with Wall Street due to its business model that allows homeowners to spread payments for solar panels over 20 years, instead of a one-time hefty down payment.
*Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.
*Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose in morning trading on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.
*Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks were poised to fall at the open Wednesday on worries of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and after several key merger and acquisition deals fell through.
Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing.
*NATO says Russia could be readying Ukraine invasion. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday, with S&P e-minis at a more than two-month low, on worries of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and as key merger and acquisition deals fell through.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing to power the once-high-flying Internet coupon company's transition to a more comprehensive online retailer.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: FireEye, Groupon, Walt Disney & more.
Groupon reported EPS in line with estimates but missed on revenues, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Heavyweight earnings and data are expected as traders debate whether the summer rally has resumed or the selloff is taking a pause.
*Berkshire Hathaway shares rise day after results. NEW YORK, Aug 4- U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, lifted in a late rally driven by earnings from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and broad gains across most sectors that helped the S&P 500 rebound from its largest weekly drop since 2012..
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 rebounding from its biggest weekly drop since 2012.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
July 28- Online flash sale site Rue La La, which was formerly partly owned by eBay, is exploring a sale that could value the company at around $400 million, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Boston- based Rue La La, which has attracted interest from online shopping site Gilt Groupe, has hired JPMorgan Chase& Co to advise a potential sale, the people said.
July 24- Shares of Angie's List Inc, a review website, fell about 24 percent to a life low after the company forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' estimates due to higher spending to sign up customers.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen highlights that some sectors, like social media and biotech, are seeing stretched valuations.
Stocks fell Tuesday, extending losses into a second day, as investors braced for quarterly earnings and considered valuations.