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Sycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale

Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind down businesses, according to people fam…

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  • A customer enters the Aeropostale store in Broomfield
    Sycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Reuters

    Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind down businesses, according …

    A customer enters the Aeropostale store in Broomfield

    Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind down businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. Investment firm Versa Capital Management LLC did not submit a bid for the business, …

  • Logo of the pharmaceutical company Stada Arzneimittel AG is pictured at its headquarters in Bad Vilbel
    Stada shareholder AOC pushes through board reshuffle Reuters

    Stada (STAGn.DE) shareholder Active Ownership Capital (AOC) succeeded in convincing stock owners of the German drugmaker to vote off its supervisory board chairman in a voting marathon, but the activist …

    Logo of the pharmaceutical company Stada Arzneimittel AG is pictured at its headquarters in Bad Vilbel

    Stada (STAGn.DE) shareholder Active Ownership Capital (AOC) succeeded in convincing stock owners of the German drugmaker to vote off its supervisory board chairman in a voting marathon, but the activist investor fell short of its goal of replacing the entire board. "Stada shareholders today have clearly spoken out in …

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    Facebook changes 'Trending' feature to rely less on human editors Reuters

    By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc changed its popular "Trending" feature, which shows users the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate …

    Computer screens display the Facebook sign-in screen in this photo illustration taken in Golden

    By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc changed its popular "Trending" feature, which shows users the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate the potential for human bias, the company wrote in a blog post on Friday. The update is Facebook's latest attempt …

  • Expert Commentary: Is Crude Set To Drop? Oilprice.com

    Saudi Arabia downplaying the OPEC Freeze and increased exports from Iraq continue to put pressure on oil prices in the near term

    Expert Commentary: Is Crude Set To Drop?

    Saudi Arabia downplaying the OPEC Freeze and increased exports from Iraq continue to put pressure on oil prices in the near term

  • Alere shares fall after it sued Abbott over $5.8 billion deal CNBC

    Alere fell 3 percent after it sued Abbott to compel it to get all antitrust approvals required to complete its $5.8 billion merger.

    Alere shares fall after it sued Abbott over $5.8 billion deal

    Alere fell 3 percent after it sued Abbott to compel it to get all antitrust approvals required to complete its $5.8 billion merger.

  • Pure Storage shares erase double-digit gains despite earnings beat CNBC

    Pure Storage shares stumble intraday after soaring 13 percent premarket following earnings beat.

    Pure Storage shares erase double-digit gains despite earnings beat

    Pure Storage shares stumble intraday after soaring 13 percent premarket following earnings beat.

  • Rackspace jumps after Apollo Global buys it in $4.3 billion deal CNBC

    Cloud company Rackspace on Friday announced that it has entered into a $4.3 billion cash deal to become a private company.

    Rackspace jumps after Apollo Global buys it in $4.3 billion deal

    Cloud company Rackspace on Friday announced that it has entered into a $4.3 billion cash deal to become a private company.

  • TSX edges higher in seesaw session after Yellen speech Reuters

    By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged higher in a seesaw session on Friday, led by financial and industrial stocks as investors raised bets for U.S. interest rate hikes …

    A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange sign in Toronto

    By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged higher in a seesaw session on Friday, led by financial and industrial stocks as investors raised bets for U.S. interest rate hikes this year after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. For the week, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX …

  • Icahn denies attempt to sell Herbalife stock, buys more shares Reuters

    Herbalife shares rose 4 percent in extended trading, reversing course after Icahn said he had bought 2.3 million shares on Friday. "Completely contrary to what Bill Ackman stated on television today, …

    Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York

    Herbalife shares rose 4 percent in extended trading, reversing course after Icahn said he had bought 2.3 million shares on Friday. "Completely contrary to what Bill Ackman stated on television today, I have never given Jefferies an order to sell any of our Herbalife shares," Icahn said in a statement after market close. …

  • Icahn reignites billionaire battle with 'obsessive' Ackman CNBC

    Carl Icahn bought another 2.3 million shares of Herbalife and criticized Bill Ackman for obsessing over his short position in the company.

    Icahn reignites billionaire battle with 'obsessive' Ackman

    Carl Icahn bought another 2.3 million shares of Herbalife and criticized Bill Ackman for obsessing over his short position in the company.

  • St. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading' Reuters

    The report, which caused St. Jude shares to fall 5 percent after its release on Thursday, alleged there were significant security bugs in the company's Merlin@home device for monitoring implanted heart …

    The ticker and trading information for St. Jude Medical is displayed where the stock is traded on the floor of the NYSE

    The report, which caused St. Jude shares to fall 5 percent after its release on Thursday, alleged there were significant security bugs in the company's Merlin@home device for monitoring implanted heart devices. St. Jude chief technology officer Phil Ebeling on Thursday said "the allegations are absolutely untrue" but …

  • Dollar rallies, U.S. stocks fall as Fed shakes 'complacent' markets Reuters

    U.S. stocks closed lower in choppy trading and the U.S. dollar surged on Friday as investors grappled with the possible timing of an interest rate hike after comments from several Federal Reserve officials, …

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City,

    U.S. stocks closed lower in choppy trading and the U.S. dollar surged on Friday as investors grappled with the possible timing of an interest rate hike after comments from several Federal Reserve officials, including Chair Janet Yellen. “The Fed served notice that a rate hike is still a possibility this year, and the markets …

  • Amazon's Three "Internet of Things" Devices Lead Market Zacks

    These days, Amazon is a leader in several emerging tech sectors, including cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Today we check out how Amazon has put that to use with its Internet of Things-related …

    Amazon's Three "Internet of Things" Devices Lead Market

    These days, Amazon is a leader in several emerging tech sectors, including cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Today we check out how Amazon has put that to use with its Internet of Things-related devices.

  • Fed's Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike Reuters

    The Federal Reserve is getting closer to raising interest rates again, the head of the U.S. central bankand other policymakers said on Friday in comments that left the door open for a hike as early as …

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attends a news conference after chairing the second day of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee to set interest rates in Washington

    The Federal Reserve is getting closer to raising interest rates again, the head of the U.S. central bankand other policymakers said on Friday in comments that left the door open for a hike as early as next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a global monetary policy conference that the case for a rate increase had grown …

  • Wall Street slips in wake of comments by top Fed officials Reuters

    U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments …

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City

    U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments from top Federal Reserve officials. The S&P 500 rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for raising rates had …

  • Wall St. slips in wake of comments by top Fed officials Reuters

    U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments …

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City,

    U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments from top Federal Reserve officials. The S&P 500 rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for raising rates had …

  • Pulse Electronics Power BU Releases New High Permeability Nanocrystalline Common Mode Chokes Business Wire

    Pulse Electronics Power BU, a leading provider of power magnetics components, adds a new series of high permeability, nanocrystalline products to its lineup of common mode chokes – the PA441xNL series …

    Pulse Electronics Power BU Releases New High Permeability Nanocrystalline Common Mode Chokes

    Pulse Electronics Power BU, a leading provider of power magnetics components, adds a new series of high permeability, nanocrystalline products to its lineup of common mode chokes – the PA441xNL series.

  • Alstom says wins $2 billion U.S. train deal Reuters

    PARIS (Reuters) - French transport group Alstom said on Friday it had signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) deal to design and build 28 new high-speed trains for U.S. rail operator Amtrak. Under the …

    The logo of Alstom Group is seen at the company's headquarters after a news conference to present the company's full year to end-March 2015/16 annual results in Saint-Ouen, near Paris, France

    PARIS (Reuters) - French transport group Alstom said on Friday it had signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) deal to design and build 28 new high-speed trains for U.S. rail operator Amtrak. Under the deal, Alstom said it would also provide long-term technical support and spare parts. The trains will run on the Northeast …

  • Bank Stock Roundup: JPMorgan, Wells Fargo Settle Lawsuits Zacks

    Over the last five trading days, resolution of litigations and probes related to legacy matters and business misconducts dominated the banking space.

    Bank Stock Roundup: JPMorgan, Wells Fargo Settle Lawsuits

    Over the last five trading days, resolution of litigations and probes related to legacy matters and business misconducts dominated the banking space.

  • Stocks close mixed after Fed commentary; Nasdaq snaps 8-week win streak CNBC

    U.S. stocks traded mixed on Friday as investors digested remarks made by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer.

    US stocks rise as Yellen speech approaches

    U.S. stocks traded mixed on Friday as investors digested remarks made by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer.