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SAP's $3.4 billion acquisition of California based online software company SuccessFactors was "definitely" at the right price despite coming at a 52 percent premium, SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe told CNBC.
Stocks erased most of their earlier gains to finish near the flatline in thin trading Friday, as investors booked profits ahead of the weekend following a robust rally all week. Still, all three major averages posted an impressive gain of over 7 percent for the week.
Futures held their sharp gains Friday following news employment growth picked up momentum in November while the jobless rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years.
Stocks finished narrowly mixed in a quiet session Thursday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and ahead of the crucial government non-farm payroll figure due Friday morning.
Three years after a deal that transformed Wells Fargo, CEO John Stumpf has come to Charlotte, NC to retire the Wachovia brand and rally employees whose future looked considerably less bright in 2008.
Futures turned lower Thursday following news that weekly jobless claims climbed unexpectedly last week and following a sharp rally in the previous session.
Stocks rallied sharply Wednesday, with the Dow posting its biggest one-day point and percentage gain this year, after global central banks announced a plan to support the global financial system and a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.
With reports of private equity company's bid for a minority stake in Yahoo, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster tells the "Fast Money" team that he recommends owning Yahoo because a management shakeup is coming.
Futures added to sharp gains Wednesday following news global central banks announced coordinated actions to enhance their capacity to provide liquidity to financial systems.
Stocks closed mixed Tuesday, with the Nasdaq ending lower and the S&P failing to end above a key technical level despite earlier optimism over a meeting of EU finance ministers and a better-than-expected consumer confidence report.
Futures edged higher Tuesday after an Italian bond auction which saw record yields but sold close to the top end of its targeted range, and ahead of another meeting of euro zone finance ministers under pressure to solve the debt crisis.
Stocks finished sharply higher Monday after some euro zone optimism helped boost investor confidence and following robust retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
A data-driven culture, which has been at the root of Zynga’s success, could become a serious liability, several former senior employees warn. The New York Times reports.
Futures surged Monday amid hopes European leaders were exploring more drastic methods to bring Europe's debt crisis under control while consumers boosted retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Rethink possible. That is both AT&T’s marketing slogan and an apt summary of the challenges it faces now that its planned $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA looks increasingly doubtful. The New York Times reports.
Stocks closed in negative territory in thin, shortened trading Friday as investors were reluctant to go long ahead of the weekend and amid ongoing worries over the euro zone. The Dow and S&P posted their worst Thanksgiving week since the Great Depression on a percentage basis.
Futures declined Friday following the Thanksgiving holiday as investors returned to focusing on the euro zone debt crisis.
Stocks finished near session lows in thin trading Wednesday as investors hesitated to stay long ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday amid ongoing concerns over debt issues in the U.S. and euro zone.
Futures remained under pressure Wednesday amid worries over debt issues in the U.S. and euro zone in addition to a handful of tepid economic news.
Stocks ended lower in a thin, volatile session Tuesday, with the S&P and Nasdaq logging a fifth-consecutive decline as investors remained cautious over uncertainty in the euro zone and after a tepid GDP report.