Taking over the popular blogging platform is a smart idea, but with a price tag of $1.1 billion it's a huge gamble for CEO Marissa Mayer.
In this installment of Investor Beat: CEO Larry Page discloses he's been diagnosed with vocal-cord paralysis.
Bored with existing games, the post-technology generation will ultimately develop the games of tomorrow. Good for the kids but bad for today's game makers and publishers.
Stocks are higher and once again within striking distance of all-time highs after unemployment claims fell last week.
Investors are digesting a slew of earnings as they await jobless claims data.
Markets are set for a higher open as investors await more earnings, data.
Alcoa and Bed Bath & Beyond will report earnings. BB&T shareholders will pay close attention to JP Morgan earnings. Zynga opens real-money sites in the U.K. Congress refreshes the debate on gun controls.
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