There are reasons for both shareholders and bondholders to be alarmed by this transaction -- albeit, different reasons.
Facebook's latest earnings set the stock soaring, giving the CEO's personal fortune a nice boost in one day.
Stocks are mixed, with the post-earnings advance from Apple helping the Nasdaq stay in positive territory.
The industry overall has been speeding along in 2013.
5 reasons the computer maker's stock is worth less than $9.
The special committee now has extra time to convince skeptical investors of the merits of the $13.65-a-share leveraged buyout.
A decent report on jobless claims and gains for IBM and financial stocks fuel the rally. Big tech stocks pull back. Microsoft and Google earnings disappoint.
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The Federal Reserve is meeting next week, and several of its own financial tests for reducing asset purchases appear to have been met.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
More than half of online shoppers say they've purchased from sites whose security seemed questionable, and most said they would provide personal data not normally needed for a transaction.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.