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Twitter CEO in China 'to learn more'

Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo is visiting China, the biggest market where the popular messaging service is banned, the company said.

Twitter CEO in China 'to learn more'
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Business Wire halts high-speed wire for fast traders

Business Wire, a service used for corporate news releases, said Thursday it would stop selling its high-speed wire to Wall Street traders seeking to get a jump on the market.

Business Wire halts high-speed wire for fast traders
Apple shares tumble despite new revenue high
Apple shares tumble despite new revenue high

Record iPhone and iPad sales pushed Apple quarterly revenue to a new high but shares tumbled Monday over concerns of weaker profits ahead in fierce mobile gadget markets.

Apple shares tumble despite new revenue high
Twitter to hit Wall Street with hefty price tag
Twitter to hit Wall Street with hefty price tag

Twitter will make its Wall Street debut Thursday with a price tag of $26 per share, bidding to raise up to $2.1 billion in the most eagerly awaited stock offering since Facebook.

Twitter to hit Wall Street with hefty price tag
Tokyo shares open lower after Wall Street losses
Tokyo shares open lower after Wall Street losses

Tokyo shares opened lower Tuesday, following a weak showing on Wall Street as speculation lingers that the US Federal Reserve will scale back its bond-buying programme.

Tokyo shares open lower after Wall Street losses
Apple tops Wall Street forecasts with hot iPhone sales
Apple tops Wall Street forecasts with hot iPhone sales

Apple beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Tuesday with help from strong sales of iPhones, boosting a share price weighed down by concerns the company was losing its game-changing cutting edge.

Apple tops Wall Street forecasts with hot iPhone sales
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Bidders vie for online video website Hulu

The Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that several bidders have stepped up to vie for Hulu, an online video website that Internet pioneer Yahoo was said to be eyeing as an acquisition.

Bidders vie for online video website Hulu
US Treasury chief not worried about market bubble
US Treasury chief not worried about market bubble

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday that he was not worried about a potential financial bubble forming as Wall Street stocks racked up record highs.

US Treasury chief not worried about market bubble
Wall St. Raider Icahn defends Dell assault
Wall St. Raider Icahn defends Dell assault

Wall Street raider Carl Icahn defended his twin attacks on computer giant Dell and offshore oil rig operator Transocean Friday, saying such companies need "shaking up" for shareholders' benefit.

Wall St. Raider Icahn defends Dell assault
Asian markets mostly down, weak China data
Asian markets mostly down, weak China data

Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday as traders took a breather after healthy gains in the previous session while Chinese data showed growth in manufacturing activity had slowed.

Asian markets mostly down, weak China data
Dell buyout highlights PC sector woes: analysts
Dell buyout highlights PC sector woes: analysts

Dell's plan to take the computer giant private offers an opportunity to return to its start-up roots, but won't solve the fundamental problems facing the company and the PC sector.

Dell buyout highlights PC sector woes: analysts
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Facebook mobile use surges, but stock falls

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.

Facebook mobile use surges, but stock falls
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Madoff scam went back further than thought: US

Bernard Madoff's multi-billion dollar Wall Street fraud started in the early 1970s, at least two decades earlier than previously thought.

Madoff scam went back further than thought: US
One year on, at least 180 held in Occupy protests
One year on, at least 180 held in Occupy protests

Protesters from Occupy Wall Street hit New York City streets again Monday to mark their one-year anniversary, disrupting access to the stock exchange, as police detained more than 180 people.

One year on, at least 180 held in Occupy protests
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Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United

US billionaire George Soros has bought a stake in Manchester United, the British football club that made its Wall Street debut earlier this month, according to a filing with US regulators on Monday.

Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United
Manchester United eyes over $300m in Wall Street IPO
Manchester United eyes over $300m in Wall Street IPO

Popular British football (soccer) team Manchester United announced Monday that it hopes to earn over $300 million in its proposed IPO on Wall Street.

Manchester United eyes over $300m in Wall Street IPO

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