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Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.
The software heavyweight reported a profit and sales that improved over last year and both topped what Wall Street was looking for, helped by strong sales of Windows 7.
Option prices are implying a 4.5% move in the post-market for Microsoft, slightly more than its historical average of 4%.
Plus, get calls on AT&T earnings, Apple’s iPad and a couple of radically undervalued industrials.
While the Fed Chairman said the economic outlook remained "unusually uncertain," America’s manufacturing base is seeing a pick-up in demand. So what's going on here?
Apple merits a home in any portfolio, even if buying it is anathema to all your instincts as an investor. But for those who are transfixed by nominal stock prices and don't want to shell out the cash (classic retail mistake), there are derivative plays off Apple that are less capital-intensive.
It may seem like a slow period in investment banking these days, but that's not really the case according to Michael Price, senior managing director for Evercore Partners.
AT&T will spend up to $19 billion this year to expand its network in order to improve service, as it copes with a surge in demand created by popular devices such as the iPhone and iPad.
Wanna know why you can't beat the market? Because you continue to own names like IBM and Bank of America — great companies for sure, but terrible stocks that are owned by the worst kind of investor, the "closet indexer." If you're ready to try to beat the market, then my call to action will certainly sound bold...
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
Gettin' an awful lot of name-calling outrage online the past few days for my supposedly tough stance on Apple and Antennagate. The iPhone devotees say I'm biased, I'm clueless, I'm an Apple-basher.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
The enthusiasm of those faithful to Apple’s products is the envy of many. It was a company that many thought could do no wrong, but it is now one on the defense and for good reason. Looks like innovation sometimes runs into bumps like inadequately tested products. And now Apple is paying the price for a phone with issues.
It's clear that the company stands behind the product, as is, and Jobs alludes to the sales numbers thus far: their more immediate problem—meeting the demand.
As long as the company is making you money. Plus, get a call on JPMorgan.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
Here's what analysts are saying about the rest of 2010.
Plus, get calls on a key segment of the tech group.
Smart Technologies has been around for 23 years, but after quietly growing its business, it's about to become a household name with the third biggest global IPO of 2010—and the largest in the US.
Here's the case for how Verizon might break itself in half, holding on to sexy and dumping the fusty. Verizon itself has been shedding high-cost, old-fashioned phone lines in more rural markets. Why not elevate that idea to a grander scale?
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Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.
Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.
Mark is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.