Feb 06, 2013 06:04 EST
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following big losses in the previous session, with Tokyo surging as the yen tumbled after Bank of Japan governor Masaaki Shirakawa said he will step down early.
Feb 05, 2013 22:34 EST
Dell unveiled plans to go private in a $24.4 billion deal, giving founder Michael Dell a chance to reshape the former number one PC maker away from the spotlight of Wall Street.
Feb 05, 2013 16:59 EST
Zynga, the struggling social games pioneer, showed signs it is getting a grip on spending with an earnings report Tuesday revealing narrowing losses, which sparked an after-hours rally in shares.
Feb 05, 2013 16:40 EST
Dell unveiled plans to go private Tuesday in a $24.4 billion deal giving founder Michael Dell a chance to reshape the former number one PC maker away from the spotlight of Wall Street.
Feb 05, 2013 08:00 EST
Europe's main stock markets rebounded gently on Tuesday as investors fished for bargains after shares prices slumped sharply the previous day on political uncertainty in Italy and Spain, dealers said.
Feb 05, 2013 07:53 EST
British-based cable television firm Virgin Media said Tuesday that it was holding discussions with Liberty Global, following press reports that the US cable giant was readying a takeover bid.
Feb 05, 2013 06:25 EST
Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday, bringing a recent rally to a juddering halt, as Wall Street and European shares were hit by political concerns in Spain and Italy.
Feb 04, 2013 16:56 EST
US stocks closed sharply lower Monday as signs of political instability in Italy and Spain renewed worries about the the eurozone's long-running public debt crisis.
Feb 04, 2013 06:33 EST
Asian markets were mixed on Monday as late profit-taking offset a rally on Wall Street that was fuelled by upbeat jobs data out of the United States.
Feb 01, 2013 18:01 EST
Zoetis, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's animal-health division, made a dramatic debut on Wall Street Friday as the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.
Feb 01, 2013 17:30 EST
Facebook on Thursday began letting social network members in the United States send friends gift cards for purchases at participating shops or restaurants.
Jan 31, 2013 17:12 EST
Facebook and BlackBerry lost ground on Wall Street Thursday as investors gave a cool reception to earnings at social network Facebook and the Canadian firm's launch of a new smartphone platform.
Jan 30, 2013 21:20 EST
Facebook is increasing its revenue from mobile with more users now accessing the social network via smartphones and tablets than from personal computers, but Wall Street remains unimpressed.
Jan 30, 2013 17:35 EST
Facebook is pulling in more money from soaring mobile usage of the huge social network, but not enough to get Wall Street excited.
Jan 30, 2013 12:49 EST
European stock markets slid and the euro gained on Wednesday on news the US economy unexpectedly contracted in the fourth quarter last year and on bright eurozone confidence data.
Jan 30, 2013 12:03 EST
BlackBerry launched its comeback effort Wednesday with a revamped operating system and a pair of sleek new handsets, plus a company name change as the smartphone maker moves to reinvent itself.
Jan 30, 2013 02:28 EST
It's the moment of truth for BlackBerry maker Research in Motion.
Jan 29, 2013 17:35 EST
Shares of online retail titan Amazon.com surged on Tuesday after the company reported that quarterly profit sank at the end of last year but its margins were better than expected.
Jan 29, 2013 13:07 EST
Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday as traders awaited key economic data out of the United States and China later in the week and the start of the corporate earnings season.
Jan 29, 2013 12:59 EST
Ford posted sharply lower profits in both 2012 and the fourth quarter Tuesday but managed to beat expectations despite a worsening situation in the US automaker's European unit.