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In a surprise move on Wednesday, Sony unveiled its Motion Controller technology, a direct competitive threat to Microsoft's Project Natal, and way, way ahead of schedule.
With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is struggling at current levels and could be set to move close to 9,350 points over the next few weeks, Roelof van den Akker from ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC Tuesday.
On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently trading near 10,700, but Jeff Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac told investors that the index could reach 15,000 by 2011. He shared his insights.
Renewed anger over Wall Street bonuses has led Congress to consider a tax on the U.S. financial firms that have tapped tax payer money under the U.S. Treasury’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to cover losses.
The Dow has rallied more than 60 percent since the March lows, but about half of the stocks in the blue chip index have lagged. Should you buy the laggards now? David Katz, chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared his view.
Having gained tremendous popularity particularly over the past 5 years, the ETF industry is now a big business, with assets under management expected to crack $1 trillion sometime this year and the number of ETFs to break 1,000 as well.
Earnings season gets its unofficial start this evening with the release of Alcoa's fourth quarter earnings. Analysts are expecting 6 cents per share and the stock is trading up today. Here is how it has fared lately.
U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.
The CBOE Volatility Index hit its lowest level since May 2008. Is this a sign of good things to come?
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 85,000 jobs in December and an unemployment rate remaining at 10.0%. The November and October numbers were revised as well. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.
When it comes to the jobs report, good news is bad news and bad news is bad news, says Gary Kaminsky. What does he mean?
Ten years ago, investors were debating between new economy and old economy stocks. Looking back, it is the old economy stocks that outperformed. Are there lessons learned over the past decade, that can help us determine some potential investments for the new decade?
Blackrock Vice Chairman Bob Doll says 2010 will be positive for stocks but there could be bumps along the way.
Soft commodities welcomed the New Year with new multi-year highs. Raw Sugar ICE futures for March delivery rallied to a 29-year high on Tuesday, and traded at an intraday high of 29.8 cents/lbs, its highest level since January 1981, as it has further extended its rally in a market in which prices rose 128% last year.
"So goes January, so goes the year" is a common saying on Wall St. Will the same hold true this year?
U.S. stocks finished down for the week but up for the year with the S&P and the Dow closing a wildly volatile year up 23% and 19% respectively. The NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 44% for the year.
After being rocked by the financial crisis in 2008, world markets rebounded in the last 3 quarters of 2009. Hefty double-digit gains around the world gave many of those major indices their best year of gains in 6-10 years.
A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.