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This is about as important as earnings reports get. After Monday's sharp declines, investors are looking for signs either to keep on selling or finally get back in the market. Goldman's earnings will set the tone for Tuesday's trading.
In a parting shot, Freddie Mac sucker punches a major index's third-quarter earnings forecast. Enough already!
Wachovia, which on Tuesday posted a record $8.86 billion second-quarter loss, said Chief Financial Officer Thomas Wurtz plans to leave the fourth-largest U.S. bank after a successor is named.
Mobile phone chip and technology supplier Qualcomm posted a profit for its fiscal third quarter and revenue rose amid increasing demand for phones with high-speed Web links.
The company holds to its 2008 outlook, despite a drop in second-quarter earnings. and says it is will continue to look at possible transactions, says CEO Jerry Yang.
Apple was among those companies reporting earnings, while Ladenburg Thalmann's Dick Bove was sued sued by a small bank in Florida.
Regulators continue to crack down, high-end homes go to auction and Microsoft misses its earnings forecast. Following are today's top videos:
Computer chip maker Advanced Micro Devices said Thursday that Chief Executive Hector Ruiz was stepping down to be replaced by President and Chief Operating Officer Dirk Meyer, effective immediately.
Microsoft reported fourth-quarter earnings of 46 cents per share on revenue of $15.84 billion -- falling short of analyst estimates.
Financial stocks are enjoying a truly astounding rally. Now it's Merrill's turn to keep the bulls in charge or... renew worries about continuing losses from the credit crisis. Which will it be?
SEC's chairman Christopher Cox issued its emergency ruling against naked short-selling, and Wells Fargo reported surprisingly strong quarterly results and raised its dividends. Following are the day's top videos:
Wells Fargo, the biggest bank on the U.S. West Coast, reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised its dividend despite a 23 percent decline in profit caused by deteriorating credit.
GE shareholders would probably like to forget last quarter and the stock's 28% decline. But what about the future? Can spin-offs and recently-announced acquisitions reignite growth at GE?
U.S. banks will unleash a tide of poor quarterly results over the next two weeks, yet investors may choose to focus instead on when a recovery might be at hand and how much more capital raising and dividend cutting will be needed to achieve it.
The conventional wisdom on Alcoa is pretty simple: surging energy costs + aluminum price increases that lag other commodities = unimpressive profits. Unless the metals giant surprises (nearly) everyone, earnings season is set to start with a whimper.
Jon Hilsenrath, money and investing news editor at the The Wall Street Journal, offered CNBC his "5 for 5": the five stocks you must watch this week.
In the Fast Money Web Extra, the traders reveal how to play the start of earnings season during the week ahead. Find out what they say about Alcoa, Rockwell Collins and more.
This could be a big one. Oracle will give us an early read of how American business did in the second quarter. As the largest seller of business software, Oracle has a unique view of the economy.
It's fun making the smartphone most business people want, especially when it leads to expectations of yet another triple-digit jump in profits. So how can you figure out if Research in Motion can do it again? We're glad you asked.
High fuel prices and a lackluster economy aren't making life easy for FedEx, but that doesn't mean the shipping giant can't make money.