WASHINGTON— The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.
It's a very strong quarter for Apple, but the competition is doing well also, says Alex Gauna, JMP Securities senior research analyst, discussing the tech giant's strong quarterly earnings and 7-for-1 stock split.
Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses the future of Wall Street as well as whether or not New York will remain the financial capital of the world.
Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at what's likely to move in early morning trading, as earnings come flooding in.