• Emerging Markets Help Boost Nokia Profit by 90% Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 11:47 AM ET

    Robust demand for cheaper phones boosted third-quarter earnings at Nokia, the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, with the better than expected result sending its shares sharply higher Thursday.

  • Apple Caves: iPhone Software Now Open For Biz Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 12:49 PM ET

    Steve Jobs has a message for third party software developers who have largely been shut out of the iPhone extravaganza: Call Us Up! In a sharp reversal to an earlier policy, and in an open letter from Jobs posted on Apple's web site, the company is now inviting software developers to create applications for the iPhone that would live on the iPhone's memory and not on the web.

  • Ericsson Warns Sharply on Profit; Shares Plunge Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 12:12 PM ET

    Shares in telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson lost nearly a quarter of their value Tuesday, after the company issued a drastic profit warning, saying third-quarter earnings would be well below expectations.

  • European Stocks End Lower on Ericsson Warning Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 11:49 AM ET

    European stock markets closed lower Tuesday after Swedish telecom giant Ericsson shocked investors with a drastic profit warning. Inflation concerns added to the negative sentiment as the cost of oil continued to surge higher.

  • Valuing a Motorola Breakup Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 10:30 AM ET

    If Icahn gets his way, this company could split into three. Cramer puts a price on it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Bernanke Speech Dominates Street Talk Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 8:57 AM ET

    My thoughts this Tuesday morning: 1) Ben Bernanke's speech widely discussed on the Street this morning. Traders wondering why he didn't talk about energy and food prices; further evidence that core inflation is what matters to the Fed.

  • Nielsen Expands Tracking For Online, Cell Phones Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 4:24 PM ET

    You may know Nielsen for its TV ratings, but the company also tracks all your entertainment consumption online. Today, Nielsen is announcing two new divisions--Nielsen Online and Nielsen Mobile--to give more detailed analysis of how people are spending their time and their money online and on their mobile phones.

  • Yahoo Earnings: What You Should Expect Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 4:02 PM ET

    This will be a giant week for tech stocks and tech investors, beginning with three huge names reporting earnings Tuesday: Yahoo, Intel and IBM. So rather than focus on what these companies HAVE reported, I thought I'd focus on what to expect instead.

  • European Indexes Close Higher as Telecoms Surge Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 11:49 AM ET

    Better-than-expected earnings from mobile-phone company Sony Ericsson boosted telecommunications stocks in Europe and added to a firm close for the major indexes Monday.

  • Google Cracks $600; $Googleplex Next? Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 12:01 PM ET

    Is there no end in sight for Google and its shares? Last week when the company was oh-so-close to $600, I wrote that price targets would be on the move now that the company was teasing investors with yet another key milestone on its journey to the stratosphere, and sure enough, Bear Stearns revised its 52-week target to $700 just two days later.

  • Unlocking Apple's iPhone Profit Stream? Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 11:01 AM ET
    Apple iPhone

    Apple shares continue to take off, thanks to news nuggets here and there about the better-than-expected iPhone sales success. In fact, shares are so high that rumblings of an impending stock split are coming back, even though CEO Steve Jobs was pretty clear at his shareholders meeting earlier this year, offering up props to the Google no-split stock-price strategy (Eric Schmidt sits on Apple's board) and steering investors away from the idea of any kind of split.

  • Apple And RIM: Wireless Room For Both Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 3:59 PM ET

    Research in Motion certainly got tongues wagging, and the sweat dripping, and the Apple  fanboys wondering what it all means for iPhone. They got a little nervous there when RIM's numbers came out and the stock began to deflate. Nervous again when the rally in RIM shares failed to take off...

  • RIM Shares Leap on Strong Subscriber Growth Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 11:17 AM ET
    A Blackberry devise is used

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion broke through the 10 million subscriber mark at the end of the second quarter and said it's expecting the growth in accounts to accelerate as the company targets the consumer market, sending its shares spiraling upward.

  • Starent Is in the Sweet Spot Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:25 PM ET

    In the search for overlooked IPOs, Cramer said he might have found one of the best high-growth, high-momentum stocks of the coming year.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • RIM Meets Profit Forecasts And Raises Outlook Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:59 PM ET
    A Blackberry devise is used

    Research In Motion, maker of Blackberry wireless devices, reported second quarter earnings in line with estimates and raised guidance for the third quarter. "I like it, the results were good and guidance was quite strong," said Nirav Parikh, an analyst at TCW.

  • RIM's Good News: Why It Gets Even Better Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:36 PM ET

    Shares of Research in Motion took a bit of a hit in after-market trading the moment its earnings were released. Seems like a classic "sell on the news" kind of reaction, but this stock could yet turn around during the company's conference call.

  • RIM Ready to Break Out Big? Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:25 PM ET
    Blackberry Curve

    With all the attention paid to Apple Inc. and its iPhone, lost in the coverage is RIM's meteoric rise. And today's earnings report could ignite an after-burner like investors haven't seen yet. RIM has done something other smart phone makers haven't been able to achieve: cross over from business and enterprise clients to consumers.

  • Stocks "Waffle" Under Jobs Pressure Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 8:54 AM ET

    Stocks are waffling and a lot of the talk is focused on Friday's employment report. Traders are also watching this morning's 10 a.m. release of the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index.

  • Palm Shares Skid on Weak Earnings Report Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 2:35 PM ET
    Palm Centro

    Palm is painting a disappointing quarterly outlook -- and urging investors to be patient as it strives to regain strong growth, even as rivals' stock prices reach trading highs amid their own robust sales.

  • Palm Inc: Will Investors See Beyond The Numbers? Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 4:37 PM ET

    Some snap reaction to the first quarter earnings numbers from handset maker Palm; the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Palm's report was essentially right in line with expectations: The company reporting 9 cents in adjusted profits, or a penny per share loss if you take out the stock-based compensation charges.

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