Cisco has agreed to buy Norwegian videoconferencing company Tandberg for $3 billion in cash, its latest bet that video will drive demand for its data transmission gear. The acquisition fills the gap between Cisco's high-end video meeting service and its WebEx tool.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Boeing and Walgreen popped while Siemens and MBIA dropped.
How should you put money to work in the wake of this uptick in M&A?
As the National Energy Summit kicks off in Washington, CEOs shared their insights on the future of energy and what it means for business on Wednesday.
The world’s largest offshore wind farm was launched into full motion today in Denmark as green energy initiatives continue to gain momentum around the globe.
Never has economic data has been so frosty and refreshing. As it prepares for Oktoberfest German investors confidence rose to a 3-year high. Will stocks get a buzz from recovery?
General Electric has apparently broken through technical resistance levels, and the bulls think it has room to run higher.
Famed hedge fund manager Jim Chanos has added more names the list of health care companies he is short-selling.
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The Pit Boss is breaking ground on an engineering trade. Should you build a position, too?
Revenue from solar, wind power, ethanol and biodiesel fuel grew 50 percent to about $116 billion last year, according to Clean Edge, a research and publishing firm. The spike in green revenue, and the backing of the federal government to explore these energy sources has excited investors.
Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.
In the week's last Web Extra, the traders give their take on Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods, Wal-Mart, Target and Varian Medical Systems. Buy or sell?
Shares of Varian Medical Systems are moving higher along with strong options activity amid takeover rumors. Who's the suitor?
Options activity is extremely bearish in General Electric, a day after CEO Jeffrey Immelt sent a somber letter to shareholders acknowledging that the company's reputation had been "tarnished."
The airline sector is enduring some serious turbulence due to the sharply weakening global economy, but some carriers, such as United Airlines and easyJet are set for a softer landing and could even take off, Daryl Guppy, CEO of GuppyTraders.com, told CNBC.com.
From the dramatic rise and equally dramatic fall of fuel prices, to the volatile moves in Asia-Pacific forex markets, and now, slumping passenger loads, fate has dealt a cruel blow to the airline industry.
China, the United States and many other countries have unveiled a slew of stimulus packages aimed at reviving their economies. These proposals should see a huge bump up in infrastructure spending. If that's the case, why are many of these companies doing so poorly in the stock markets? What's going on?
Autodesk is down more than 11 percent Thursday on news of job cuts and lower revenues than expected, and options traders are betting that it will fall even further, with only one day left before January contracts expire.