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Facebook's new challenge: sell Wall Street on spending By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's big spending plans are facing a tough reception on Wall Street. Facebook shares fell about 2 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday, after the company beat Wall Street's fourth-qu
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Japan stocks fall on earnings, yen, Skymark bankruptcy LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Japanese stocks opened lower Thursday, as the market struggled with some disappointing earnings, a gain for the yen and a surprise bankruptcy from Skymark Airlines Inc. . In early moves, the Nikkei Average was down 0.7%, erasi | 13 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in 4th quarter By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world's largest Internet social network beat Wall Street's targets for earnings and sales. B
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S&P close to $1.37B deal over risky mortgage bond ratings Standard & Poor's is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger ...
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Australia stocks ease lower, but some miners surging LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Australian stocks traded lower in early Thursday action, and yet the losses were milder than those overnight in the U.S. as some scattered gainers among the mining stocks provided a bit of support. The S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.3% af | 14 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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McDonald's CEO Thompson Steps Down, Stock Climbs After a rough year of flagging sales, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is out. | 15 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
McDonald's names Steve Easterbrook new CEO SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- McDonald's Corp. said late Wednesday that Don Thompson, president and CEO, will retire March 1. The board elected Steve Easterbrook to replace Thompson. Shares of McDonald's rose 3.1% to $91.59 following the announcement. Ea | 15 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesday The U.S. stock market ended lower on Wednesday as investors weighed the latest policy statement from the Federal Reserve and the implications of oil prices sinking to the lowest level in nearly six years. ...
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Billionaire Carl Icahn: Apple investment is a 'no-brainer' Apple just posted the biggest quarterly profit in corporate history and Carl Icahn, one of its biggest investors, still believes the stock is super cheap. | 15 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Flex Pharma prices IPO above expected range SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Flex Pharma Inc. late Wednesday priced shares of its initial public offering well above the estimated range. Flex priced the 5.4 million shares offering at $16 a piece. The estimated range had been $12 to $14 a share. The bi | 16 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend