Microsoft Agrees to Acquire Yammer for $1.2B

Microsoft Corp. agreed to buy corporate social-network operator Yammer Inc. for $1.2 billion in cash to help it woo businesses with Facebook-like tools that help employees collaborate in the workplace.

Japan's Strong Yen Weighs on Exports
20:31 - Japanese exports fell for a 12th consecutive month in September, rounding out a rough year for manufacturers struggling with a stronger yen and soft global demand. Yet the numbers were better than expected, and export volumes rose last month by the most in nearly two years, prompting some upbeat assessments by economists. Credit Agricole Head of G10 FX Research Valentin Marinov discusses with Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
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