MARKETS AT A GLANCE. (Data as of approximately 5 p.m. ET). LAST, CHANGE, % CHG. DJIA, 17841.98, -86.22, -0.48%. Nasdaq, 4919.64, -19.68, -0.40%.
The latest speculation now centers around Microsoft acquiring Salesforce to boost its cloud offerings. Salesforce is the No. 1 provider of customer relationship management software that helps companies improve their work with customers and vendors.
Private-sector businesses added fewer jobs in April than analysts expected, and nonfarm productivity fell for the second quarter in a row.
(CNN Money) - Wendy's announced plans Wednesday to sell 640 of its company-owned restaurants in the United States and Canada. The sales are a part of the burger chain's plan to reduce the number of company-owned locations.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended weaker on Wednesday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen warned of high valuations, adding to anxiety about future interest rates and a global bond rout.