U.S. Markets Open Higher, FireEye Buys Mandiant For $1B

January 3, 2014

U.S. markets opened Friday's session in the green following on the heels of gains in Europe earlier in the morning. FireEye says it has agreed to acquire Madiant for $1B in cash and stock. Chrysler reports December sales climbed 6% from December of 2012. Overall, Edmunds.com expects the auto sector to report a 5.2% increase in sales from last December. LivingSocial says it will sell roughly 2% of Groupon's shares that it received when it sold Ticket Monster to Groupon back in November. TheStreet's Ruben Ramirez reports from Wall Street.