NEW YORK Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth the effectiveness of central banks' policies.
... * SocGen says fourth quarter net income at 656 mln euros. * Says sets aside 400 mln for litigation provisions. * Posts 2015 ROE of 7.9 pct, 2016 target not confirmed.
Nevertheless, CBS shares have been crushed along with the rest of the media conglomerates, and the stock was falling after the closing bell despite solid financial results.
Viant is a big ad tech player, founded by brothers Chris and Tim Vanderhook. Viant also owns the Specific Media ad network and an "Advertising Cloud" that connects with a database of more than 1 billion registered users.
American International Group Inc (AIG.N) capitulated in its boardroom fight with activist investor Carl Icahn, nominating both his representative and billionaire John Paulson to its board, as it unveiled a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss.