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Happy Friday! More than 180 of the S&P 500 companies are poised to post earnings next week—check out what analysts expect from the reports and how the sectors have performed this week.
As far as the Fast pros are concerned Apple is the stock to watch. Is the recent erratic price action a sign of trouble for the week ahead?
Stocks pared their early gains to finish mixed Friday, but the Dow and S&P still ended higher for the week, propelled by some robust earnings and encouraging news from the euro zone.
Apple stock—which seemed almost invincible a few weeks ago—skidded into correction territory Friday after plunging more than 10 percent from its all-time high just 10 days ago.
Despite upcoming releases, one analyst believes Apple’s competition may drive its value down.
Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds president, discusses whether the Fed meeting or earnings will dominate the markets next week.
The FHMR traders discuss how to play the latest earnings announcements, including Microsoft, McDonald's and Schlumberger. Chris Verrone, Strategas head of technical research, also offers insight on whether investors should sell ahead of Apple's earnings report next week.
Is the world's most valuable company losing its worth? Edward Zabitsky, ACI Research CEO and analyst, explains why he is bearish on Apple now.
Talk has revived of a smaller iPad model, an idea company founder Steve Jobs derided publicly a year before he died.
Two titans of corporate America — General Electric and McDonald’s — report earnings Friday, and investors will focus on what they have to say about the global economy as U.S. data looks increasingly weak.
Shares of Apple fall over 3 percent. A significant drop in Q1 Verizon activations and concerns Apple may miss its Q2 iPhone targets weighs heavily on the stock, which is down 9 percent since its April 10th high.
Track companies making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:
The software giant's earnings and revenue beat expectations. Analysts were particularly impressed with the 4-percent growth in the Windows business.
Stocks eased off their worst levels but still finished lower Thursday, following a volatile start, as investors remained on edge after some disappointing economic reports and amid jitters in the euro zone.
If you're wondering why stocks are drifting lower midday, look no further than Apple: as soon as it broke below $595, about 12:45am ET, volume picked up and the overall market drifted lower.
Apple shares fell more than three percent to below $585 after Verizon said it activated 25 percent fewer iPhones last quarter than it did during the last three months of 2011.
Will iPhone sales for this quarter miss estimates? Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee analyst and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, weigh in on the outlook for the tech giant. Also, a look at how more expensive stocks provide better returns for investors.
The folks inside the Spirit Airlines marketing department must have a blast. Imagine your job is all about coming up with the most outrageous promotions possible, ripped from the headlines, employing a heavy dose of snark.
Analyzing the earnings data from Bank of America, with David George, Robert W. Baird, senior research analyst.
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