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August 25, 2011 6:23 AM
Technology websites, blogs, and social media networks exploded in conversation Wednesday night, as it was announced by Steve Jobs that he would step d ...
August 25, 2011 6:13 AM
Citing a weakening global economic environment and the possibility of central bank intervention, UBS (NYSE: UBS) reduced its 2011 and 2012 growth proj ...
August 25, 2011 6:13 AM
Citing a weakening global economic environment and the possibility of central bank intervention, UBS (NYSE: UBS) reduced its 2011 and 2012 growth proj ...
August 25, 2011 6:03 AM
Fresh off the victory over Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's Tripoli compound, rebel forces in Libya continued to battle against Libyan loyalists Thursday. P ...
August 24, 2011 7:10 AM
Search giant Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) continues to search for new companies to purchase around the world, with a new emphasis on Southeast Asia, Bloomber ...
August 24, 2011 6:51 AM
The embattled leader of Libya faced increasing pressure from rebel activists to withdraw Wednesday, but Muammar Gaddafi vowed that the fight for his r ...
August 24, 2011 6:28 AM
Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) will begin selling its own version of Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) popular iPhone by mid-October, the Wall Street Journal reported W ...
August 24, 2011 6:12 AM
Moody's Investment Service downgraded its rating on Japanese government debt by one notch to Aa3 Wednesday, citing the political environment and growi ...
August 23, 2011 7:07 AM
Technology giant Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has begun production of a cheaper 8GB version of its wildly popular iPhone, two people familiar with the matter ...
August 23, 2011 6:49 AM
Stocks in Asia and Europe gained broadly on Tuesday, as weary investors jumped back into assets like industrials and miners but remained cautious of b ...
August 23, 2011 6:28 AM
Swiss bank UBS (NYSE: UBS) announced plans Tuesday to cut approximately 3,500 jobs in its global workforce, as the wave of cost-cutting initiatives co ...
August 23, 2011 6:07 AM
Gold prices continued to soar to new record highs Tuesday, as investors clamored for the precious metal amid enduring worries of a global economic dow ...
August 22, 2011 7:14 AM
Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi's hold on Libya crumbled over the weekend, as rebel forces marched on the nation's capital of Tripoli and arrested the lead ...
August 22, 2011 6:57 AM
The possible purchase of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (NYSE: DTG) by Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE: HTZ) or Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ: CAR) heated up ...
August 22, 2011 6:41 AM
HP's (NYSE: HPQ) decision to shutter its WebOS line of portable gadgets inspired a weekend scramble to buy the deeply-discounted TouchPad tablet, as c ...
August 22, 2011 6:25 AM
The price of gold hit a new record high Monday, as investors around the world again scrambled for cover amid renewed recession fears and Citigroup's ( ...
August 19, 2011 7:05 AM
Stocks in Asia and Europe fell broadly Friday, as investors dumped risky assets amid renewed concerns that the global economy could slip into lower gr ...
August 19, 2011 6:38 AM
Gold surged to new record highs Friday, as anxious investors again jumped into the metal as the global economic outlook darkens by the day. Spot gold ...
August 19, 2011 6:18 AM
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) is considering a cut to its workforce of 3,500 jobs, with the possibility of more, according to a report Friday from the W ...
August 18, 2011 7:03 AM
Citing political bickering over sovereign debt and renewed concerns over a possible recession, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) cut its global growth forecas ...
August 18, 2011 6:45 AM
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating ratings agency Standard & Poor's over numerous mortgage securities that were improperly assessed, acc ...
August 18, 2011 6:31 AM
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) announced Thursday that it was partnering with its Chinese bottling partners to invest $4 billion in China over three ...
August 18, 2011 6:21 AM
Foreign equities fell broadly Thursday, as hesitant investors reacted to the increased sense of uncertainty currently prevailing in global markets. A ...
August 17, 2011 6:51 AM
Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) is facing stronger regulation over its business practices after the country's state media challenged the co ...
August 17, 2011 6:36 AM
Gold and crude oil made broad gains in early trade Wednesday, as investors fled to commodities in an effort to avoid an uncertain global economic outl ...
August 17, 2011 6:21 AM
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is considering an investment in a Sharp Corporation factory that produces LCD screens for the company's popular iPhone and iPad p ...
August 16, 2011 7:19 AM
Global markets have fluctuated wildly in recent weeks, as investors jockey to protect themselves amid an onslaught of debt problems, political bickeri ...
August 16, 2011 6:50 AM
Officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating the downgrade of U.S. government debt by Standard & Poors, according to peop ...
August 16, 2011 6:35 AM
Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility was a calculated defensive play against Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), according to a r ...
August 16, 2011 6:16 AM
Second quarter economic output in the 17-member European Union fell short of economist expectations, according to new data released by The Eurostat ag ...