- A year after IPO, Facebook aims to be ad colossus
NEW YORK (AP) — It was supposed to be our IPO, the people's public offering.
- Report: Yahoo nearing $1.1B acquisition of Tumblr
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company's website and mobile applications.
- Falling yen to make Japan's goods more affordable
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods — from cars to televisions — are going on sale.
- Stocks rise on hopeful signs for the US economy
NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news about the U.S. economy extended the stock market's rally Friday.
- GM stock rises above $33 for first time in 2 years
DETROIT (AP) — Shares of General Motors reached an important milestone on Friday, closing above their initial public offering price of $33 for the first time in more than two years.
- Caribbean talks conservation on Branson's island
NECKER ISLAND, British Virgin Islands (AP) — Surrounded by a turquoise sea and a menagerie of exotic animals on a billionaire's private island, political and business leaders gathered Friday to back an initiative aimed at expanding protection for the Caribbean's imperiled coasts and waters.
- Top officials call to overhaul euro institutions
BERLIN (AP) — Engineering a financial bailout for Cyprus in March was such a chaotic process that top European officials say it is time to rethink how the region manages its crisis — and who should be involved.
- Glance: Europe's Key Institutions
Following the chaotic bailout of Cyprus, top European Union officials are saying it's time to rethink how the region manages its crisis — and who should be involved.
- Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build homes and a better job market.
- Unemployment falls in 40 US states, rises in 3
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The declines show the job market is improving throughout most of the country.