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  • Ericsson Profit Up, Guidance Weak Friday, 2 Feb 2007 | 10:01 AM ET

    Swedish mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported a rise in fourth-quarter profit Friday, but the company's view of 2007 results was a little softer than anticipated.

  • CNBC's Faber: What's Behind Icahn And Motorola... Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 11:33 AM ET

    Carl Icahn wants to be on the board of Motorola. But why? Well, CNBC's David Faber gave his take on the situation during "Morning Call." Whatever the reason, Motorola's stock is going through the roof today on the news (might this be the reason?), up more that 6% at one point.

  • Verizon  said fourth-quarter earnings fell but sales rose, bolstered by growth in its wireless venture and rise in Internet subscribers.

  • Vista Hits The Masses--Verizon "Hangs Up" on Apple Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | 8:32 AM ET

    Stocks in the U.S. are looking for direction this morning as Europe trades mostly higher and Asian stocks were mixed overnight. Lots of deal news and earnings reports are making headlines  this morning, and investors await a heavy menu of economic data and a Fed meeting later in the week.

  • BT Rides A Global Acquisitions Boom Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 10:42 AM ET

    BT International President's Francois Barrault talks about maximizing growth and meeting customer needs with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • AT&T Earns 61 Cents a Share, Beating Estimates Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    AT&T , now the  nation's largest telecom company after closing its purchase of BellSouth, posted fourth-quarter earnings of 61 cents a share, two cents above consensus estimate compiled by Thomson Financial.

  • Nokia Beats Quarterly Profit, Sales Forecasts Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 9:44 AM ET

    Handset maker Nokia reported fourth-quarter earnings ahead of market expectations Thursday, helped by strong demand for mobile phones in emerging markets.

  • Qualcomm Narrowly Beats Earnings Forecast Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 10:35 PM ET

    Qualcomm reported earnings of 43 cents a share, just above analysts' estimates, but results were mixed as quarterly sales came in at $2.02 billion, below forecasts.

  • BT CEO Focuses on Climate Change Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 11:25 AM ET

    BT CEO Ben Verwaayen talks climate control and globalization on “Squawk Box Europe” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.The key to success is a combination of government regulation, modified consumer behavior and new technology, Verwaayen said.Verwaayen is the chairman of U.K. business group CBI's task force on climate change.

  • More Tech Angst And Earnings Obsessions Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | 8:17 AM ET

    Stocks in the U.S. for now look headed to open flat to lower-- after yesterday's rocky trading. Europe is moving lower and oil is getting a lift from cold weather. Some big companies will roll out earnings reports today, to a market that has become hypersensitive to corporate earnings growth. Bank America, Johnson & Johnson and DuPont all report today.

  • Caruso-Cabrera: Chavez Socialism "Lands" Hard On Some Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | 11:42 AM ET
    Michelle Coruso-Cabrera

    Alberto Vollmer owns a sugar plantation and rum factory in Venezuela. In fact--he owned thousands of acres that had been in his family for some 200 years. That was until 18 months ago when the government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took 2,500 of those acres--1/3 of  Vollmer's total land--as part of his proclaimed "socialist revolution."

  • Verizon Call To FairPoint: Takeover The Northeast Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | 12:26 PM ET

    Telecommunications giant Verizon --got a bit smaller today--after announcing a $2.7 billion transaction to spin off its local exchange assets in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Verizon plans to merge the assets with FairPoint Communications. This was good news for FairPoint's stock--it's been up as high as 13% today.

  • Update: Investors "Shouldn't Touch" Venezuela Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 2:22 PM ET

    What do the analysts say about the recent moves by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to nationalize much of his nation's economy? We're updating our prior post with two guests from "Power Lunch." Thierry (pronounced Terry) Wizman is Global Emerging Markets Strategist for Bear Sterns. Peter DeShazo is Director of Americas Programs and CSIS.

  • Venezuela Heating Up The "Wrong Way"? Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    Venezuelan stocks are plunging today. This comes in the wake of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez's call for nationalizing power and telecom companies in his country. Later today on "Power Lunch" Theirry Wizman head of Latin America investing at Bear Sterns will be on to talk about what this all means for American companies (we'll update this story with Wizman's comments). But how important is what Chavez said? Is it all talk? Well--it's evidently important enough for the New York Times to make it their second editorial of the day.

  • Venezuela Heating Up The "Wrong Way"? Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 10:24 AM ET

    Venezuelan stocks are plunging today. This comes in the wake of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez's call for nationalizing power and telecom companies in his country. Later today on "Power Lunch" Theirry Wizman head of Latin America investing at Bear Sterns will be on to talk about what this all means for American companies (we'll update this story with Wizman's comments). But how important is what Chavez said? Is it all talk? Well--it's evidently important enough for the New York Times to make it their second editorial of the day.

  • Day Ahead: Airline Merger, Minimum Wage And Iraq Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 8:10 AM ET

    A downdraft in foreign markets is tugging at U.S. stocks this morning, and for now Wall Street looks set to open lower. US Airways is making headlines with a new bid for Delta Airlines and the big themes from yesterday in technology and jittery emerging markets will again dominate. Focus also shifts to Washington as President Bush unveils his Iraq strategy tonight and the new Congress takes on minimum wage.

  • Venezuela's Chavez: On Road To Socialism? Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | 11:25 AM ET
    Pres. Hugo Chavez of Venezuela

    Venezuelan stocks plunge 10% today after Hugo Chavez speech. Chavez is president of Venezuela--and in a televised speech last night in Caracas (he was just elected to a third term) he said he wanted his country to nationalize power and telecom companies. U.S. firms are major invstors in Venezuelan oil--and these new efforts in telecom by Chavez will also have affect on American companies beyond energy. On "Morning Call" CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera went over who's "hurt" but all this.

  • CNBC'S Domm: A Real "News Feast" Next Week Friday, 5 Jan 2007 | 9:43 PM ET

    Financial markets will have plenty of news to feast on in the coming week although the markets generated enough headlines on their own in the first days of January with just a few big stories to chew on. The second week of January is quite busy. We're looking forward to some of the most important and newsy industry conferences of the year, plus the start of earnings season, an important Fed speech, and some fresh economic data.

  • Motorola: Bad 4th Quarter Signals Stock Downgrade Friday, 5 Jan 2007 | 11:19 AM ET

    Bad news from--and for Motorola  today. The company announces poor fourth quarter expectations this morning--lowering its earnings and sales guidance. The cuts come as a result of shortfalls in its mobile devices unit. That news lead to downgrades by six analysts this morning. The stock is trading down nearly 8% in mid-day trading as a result. There was one analyst who may have seen this coming. He downgraded Motorola three weeks ago.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: Where Are You With Top 100? Tuesday, 2 Jan 2007 | 2:10 PM ET

    Markets? Markets? We Don’t Need No Markets!: During its nearly 18-year history, CNBC has employed a number of programming strategies on days when the markets are closed. Today is one such day - as the nation honors the memory of its 38th president, Gerald Ford. In this instance, we chose to go with regular live programming....

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