Akamai Technologies (AKAM)- Akamai provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet is trading at a price of $33.95, a dramatic change of -0.20 with % change of -0.59 from its previous day’s close. Currently, the company has a Market capitalization (total value of a company in the stock market) of approximately...

Yahoo! Inc (YHOO) prized investment in Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has turned into a stock market millstone. Alibaba’s recently disclosed spinoff of an online-payment unit called Alipay is raising worries about the value of Yahoo’s 43 percent stake in Alibaba. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma said Saturday the firm’s...

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), provider of visual computing technologies and the inventor of the graphics processing unit, is down 6.3% premarket to $19.22, relative to a 52-week range of $8.65-$26.17. Penson Worldwide (PNSN), provider of a range of critical securities and futures processing infrastructure products and services to the global financial services industry, is...

Dillard’s Inc. (DDS) shares climbed almost 5% after the department-store operator reported first-quarter results. Dillard’s Inc record earnings per share of $1.31 for the first quarter compared to $0.68 for the prior year first quarter. Net income was a record $76.7 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 30, 2011 compared to $48.8 million for the thirteen...

Gainers (% price change): Saga Communications Inc. (SGA) a broadcast company primarily engaged in acquiring, developing and operating radio and television stations is trading at a price of $34.63, a dramatic change of +16.15 (87.39%) from its previous day’s close. Currently, the company has a Market capitalization (total value of a company in the stock market) of approximately...

Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ: DNDN)- Dendreon Corporation (Dendreon) is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics that may improve cancer treatment options for patients. The Company’s product portfolio includes active cellular immunotherapy and small molecule product candidates to treat a range of cancers. Its...

II-VI Inc. (IIVI), Change: +11.10 (23.09%)- II-VI Incorporated designs, manufactures, and markets optical and optoelectronic devices used in laser processing, fiber-optic telecommunication, infrared missile guidance, advanced x-ray systems, and nuclear radiation detection. Competitors to Watch: LightPath Tech (LPTH), Meade Instruments Corp (MEAD), Dynasil Corp. of America...

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)- Johnson & Johnson and Synthes, Inc., a manufacturer of orthopaedic devices, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Johnson & Johnson will acquire Synthes for CHF159 per share, or $21.3 billion. French nuclear reactor maker Areva (CEPFi.PA) and utility GDF Suez (GSZ.PA) are set to announce a partnership...

Hardware Earnings- Data Center Group revenue at Intel (INTC) rose 32% in the last quarter, wheeras revenue from sales of IBM’s (IBM) System z mainframe server products rose 41% last quarter. IBM (IBM) has reported a 10 per cent rise in net income to $ 2.86 billion in the January—March quarter of 2011 on account of robust growth in hardware and software business. Intel...

BP plc (BP)- The Gulf Coast Claims Facility, established last August with $20 billion in seed money from BP, said it has approved 300,000 claims from businesses and individuals hurt by the spill, out of approximately 857,000 claims submitted. Poor trading results are likely to hurt Goldman Sachs Group (GS)- Goldman Sachs Group Inc to report its Q1 EPS at $0.82 on revenue...

Johnson & Johnson Inc. (JNJ) is in talks to buy Swiss medical-device maker Synthes Inc. $20 billion. Charles Schwab (SCHW) a discount broker, declared boosted profit for the first quarter as earnings reached $243.00 million, or $0.20 per share, from a year earlier $6.00 million, or a lesser than penny per share, while revenue heaved 23.00% to $1.21 billion in comparison...

FedEx Corporation (FDX)- FedEx announced third quarter earnings have been negatively impacted by an estimated $0.25 per diluted share due to loss of revenue and increased expenses resulting from severe winter storms and higher-than-expected fuel prices. “We experienced significant network disruptions in the U.S. and Europe and unusually high costs from severe winter...

51job (JOBS)- 51job, Inc. provides integrated human resource services to employers and job seekers primarily in China. The company provides recruitment related advertising services, including print advertising services through 51job Weekly, which is a city-specific recruitment advertising publication that is published once a week and is distributed as an insert in local...

Amazon.com (AMZN)- Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates various retail Web sites, including amazon.com, amazon.co.uk, amazon.de, amazon.fr, amazon.co.jp, amazon.ca, and amazon.cn. Apple (AAPL)- Apple Inc., together with subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication...

The following were the Top Business and Technology selected stories across the web on Sept 30. CEOWORLD Magazine has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. American International Group Inc (AIG) and federal overseers were locked in discussions to finalize a plan to boost the U.S.’s stake in the insurer to about 92 percent, and eventually...

Yahoo [[YHOO]] plans to close a beta advertising service, Yahoo Publisher Network Beta (YPN), provides pay-per-click text ads that are contextually relevant to the Web pages of participating publishers. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has reduced expenses and shuttered underperforming businesses, helping revive profit growth. In February, Yahoo agreed to sell its HotJobs employment...

1) Google Finance - Google [[GOOG]] Finance features business and enterprise headlines and Stock information for many corporations .The site also aggregates real-time ticker updates for stocks to the site both NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange, Google News and Google Blog Search articles about each corporation. The clean interface allows users to store multiple portfolios...