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Three Stocks Set to Gain Strength on Euro Weakness

As European markets sell off indiscriminately, there are bargain stocks to be found. We screened for beaten-down, big-cap multinationals in the eurozone (trading on U.S. exchanges) that should benefit from currency weakness. Here they are.

Oracle's Larry Ellison Is Highest-Paid CEO of 2009

It may not be big money by hedge-fund compensation standards, but billionaire Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, topped the rankings of the highest-paid CEOs for 2009 with $84.5 million in total compensation, significantly more than the No. 2 executive on the list.

Oracle Doubles Down on Sun Bet with Hiring Spree

The conventional wisdom was that Oracle would cut jobs when it finally completed its buy-out of Sun Microsystems. But Oracle's offbeat founder Larry Ellison is flouting convention again, instead announcing plans to hire 2,000 people to create and market large computer systems.

EU Approves $7.4 Billion Oracle-Sun Merger

The European Union has spoken. The EU's support of Oracle Corp.'s $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems Thursday didn't come as a big surprise but it is no doubt a key moment for the industry -- especially for Sun, the fourth largest maker of server computers.

Sun cuts 3,000 jobs in slap at EU

Several weeks ago, Oracle (ORCL) said that Sun Microsystems (JAVA), which it is in the process of buying, is losing $100 million a month due to EU...

Oracle beats Wall Street estimates

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) seems to be weathering the decline in corporate technology spending just fine, even as it struggles to win new business. Net...