Although economist have trimmed their estimates for second-quarter GDP, they don't believe the economy will hit a recession this year or next.» Read More
A wave of innovation is redefining what’s possible. From nano-scale sensors to intuitive mobile devices, we can transform the noise of the information explosion into knowledge. Information technology will be the key to harnessing and democratizing the power of information.
Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO, sat down with Maria Bartiromo at the "Techonomy Conference" in Lake Tahoe to talk about technological advancements and what they mean for the future of trading.
There are few reliable gauges to determine which companies are at a higher risk of going broke than others. The Altman Z-score is one of them. See which names "fail" this test, in a report from TheStreet.
HP's Shane Robison says believes we'll be in a period of growth in the not-too-distant future. While population expansion is a challenge, he sees growth of the middle class as a huge opportunity.
Stocks were weak Thursday after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and July retail sales that were mostly weak.
Online travel agency Priceline posted quarterly profit that beat analyst forecasts earlier this week, as bookings jumped 43 percent. So is the travel industry in the midst of a rebound? Mark Mahaney, Internet research director at Citigroup Investment Research, shared his best plays.
The strategy at Martha Stewart was to "trade in 1200 mediocre environments for over 6000 of the best managed retailers in the country," such as Home Depot and Petsmart —"our products speak to that," Exec Chairman said.
Stocks slipped Thursday after a report showed an unexpected rise in jobless claims last week. How should investors position themselves right now? Sean Kraus, senior vice president and CIO of Citizens Trust, and Lawrence Glazer, managing director at Mayflower Advisors, shared their insights.
Goldman Sachs may spin off part of its proprietary trading operations into an independent hedge fund as soon as Friday, speeding up the firm's move to comply with new rules limiting Wall Street firms from betting their own money in financial markets.
Entrepreneurs and innovators including Jeff Bezos, Dean Kamen, and Eric Schmidt discussed and debated the future of technology and how it will drive improvements in business, society, and beyond.
New weekly claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to a government data Thursday. Stocks seesawed, trimmed their losses after a weak open—then slipped again. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.
Stocks skidded Thursday after a report showed an unexpected rise in jobless claims last week. Retailers were mixed as chain-store sales showed only a slight improvement from last summer's anemic levels.
Forest Oil is drawing upside option activity after raising its production outlook earlier this week.
Health care spending both contributes to our current economic difficulties and provides us with a potential opportunity to help solve them. It is a great burden on companies, while at the same time it is helping create jobs.
Food and personal care giant Uniliver (think Hellman's mayonnaise, Ben & Jerry's, Lipton tea, Dove soap, etc.) the latest food company to report being caught in a vise.
Every now and then, the time is right for higher-level observations. The equilibrium between stocks and bonds has been broken. There is no "bond bubble." There are children of the baby boom generation who will not purchase stocks like their parents did, and that is quite an important development to monitor.
A little more, a little less than last year? Share your opinion.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Schmidt says job creation is the most important thing the economy needs right now, particularly in the manufacturing sector. He's very frustrated at the government's slow pace in boosting employment—effectively saying it's ridculous that so much proposed legislation has to wait until after the November elections.