Today Hewlett-Packard Co. announced it would acquire Aruba Networks , a wireless networking and mobility services company based in Sunnyvale, for roughly $2.7 billion .
Australia's central bank held its cash rate steady to confound calls for a cut and sending the local dollar sharply higher, though it did leave the door wide open for an easing at future policy meetings.
Bill Gross, the money manager who jumped to Janus Capital Group Inc. in September from the bond giant he co-founded, said he'll keep trading for the next two to four years to prove he can still beat the market.
... * Gambling revenue falls for ninth consecutive month. * Hong Kong casino stocks rise as revenue drop meets views. * Further closures of junket operators expected (Updates with video link).
Michael Jordan jumped into the deep end of the financial pool yesterday when Forbes revealed the former NBA star, who is now principal owner of the Hornets, made its 2015 billionaires list.