U.S. stocks closed lower, reversing a positive open, as investors weighed higher yields and energy prices ahead of Friday's important jobs report.» Read More
European stocks were expected to open higher on Monday after finishing lower on Friday's close, weighed down by disappointing US growth data which showed GDP shrank to a new low of 1 percent.
Stocks finished higher in a volatile session Friday after after Bernanke's speech raised hopes that the Fed may consider further stimulus measures to boost the economy during an extended policy meeting next month.
The week's top business and investment news, including Hurricane Irene and banking plays.
With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.
European stocks are expected to open moderately lower on Friday following a lower open on Wall Street and a mixed session in Asia.
Stocks closed near session lows Thursday, reversing three days of gains, as investors remained cautious ahead of Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech on Friday.
Although Tim Cook will have big shoes to fill as he assumes the CEO position that Steve Jobs vacates, Apple investors should not fear the change in leadership, according to a report from TheStreet.
As we celebrate, analyze, and reflect on Steve Jobs' impact as CEO of Apple, some would argue the company's crowning achievement is the iPad. And yet... Maybe there are limits to the iPad.
The Fast traders break down how to play Apple and its ecosystem off the news of Steve Jobs’ resignation as CEO.
After a $5 billion capital infusion in Bank of America by Warren Buffett, an analyst reiterated a “strong buy” on the company that was “being viewed as one of the weakest banks in the country, if not the world,” he said on CNBC on Thursday.
A look at how the companies that are partners and suppliers to Apple and how they are faring after Steve Jobs' resignation, with Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company.
Although Apple shares were trading slightly lower Thursday after falling 7 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday, Steve Jobs' departure from his CEO role of the tech company will not affect one analyst's buy rating on the stock.
A look at which competitors are ready to take advantage of this uncertain time at Apple, with Mark Newman, Sanford Bernstein senior analyst, consumer electronics.
The visionary behind the iPod, iPhone and iPad was considered a brilliant but ruthlessly efficient manager, but Steve Jobs was never a force for deal making, The New York Times reports.
When Steve Jobs resigned as the chief executive of Apple on Wednesday, his note to the public and the Apple board was short and classy. The gist was this: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s C.E.O., I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” The New York Times reports.
Behind Apple's successful business lies a web of suppliers and distributors. We've drawn up a list of some of the biggest players in Apple's value chain.
On Oct. 5, 2011, Steve Jobs passed away. From the Macintosh and the iPod, to iTunes and the iPhone, Jobs has secured his legacy as one of the few who dared to “Think Different.”
Calm European banks = Calm U.S. open. For three weeks, there has been a simple, unfailing indicator for pre-open trading in the U.S.: European banks immediately after the European open. Today, those banks are for the most part fractionally to the upside, as is our market.
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Only the future will tell Apple's success, says William Power, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior research analyst, who adds that Tim Cook will do as good a job as anyone can do. The company is in a very good position because of the product lineup planned over the next couple of years.