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Apple posted a 36 percent rise in profit, helped by strong sales of its Macintosh computers, but its cautious outlook disappointed investors.
Let me just say from the very outset: any other publicly traded company would kill for growth like this, products like these, customers like those who can't seem to snap up Apple gear fast enough. But Apple is hardly just "any other publicly traded company," and, like it or not, the company is different -- so investors "think different" when it comes to Apple.
Stocks ticked higher Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker. Techs rallyied ahead of key earnings from Apple and Amazon.
Are you happy because your Apple shares are up 35% since late February or sad because they're still down nearly 20% from the beginning of the year? Either way, you need to be ready for this afternoon's earnings report.
Stocks ticked higher Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker.
About a month ago, I ran a Tech stock screen for a story Dennis Kneale was doing on air looking at companies that had been beaten up but had high earnings forecasts. Now with Apple and Amazon reporting today, I thought it would be interesting to see how these stock have performed.
Stocks waffled Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker.
Hours away from Apple's earnings, as you might expect, investors are a little nervous -- with a stock going from $119 to just short of $170, and then back to $160 in a matter of weeks. Some of you have written in with your thoughts ahead of earnings. Here's a sampling...
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Sure, it trails its peers. But Cramer thinks this gas play is ready to play catch up.
What's the trade ahead of Apple earnings Wednesday after the bell?
Looking at Yahoo's first quarter earnings, you gotta wonder why this company can report so strongly, and what magic bullet it employed during the quarter that apparently eluded management over the past two years.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.
Normally, I'll put together a formal earnings preview the day the company is set to announce, but in the case of Apple, there has been so much interest so far ahead of these numbers that I thought I'd do it today instead, and run some of your emails about all this tomorrow.
Top US phone company AT&T reported a rise in quarterly profit led by strong growth in its wireless business, although traditional phone subscriptions fell.
AT&T has been around in one form or another forever. Yet it's still offering myriad new services -- U-verse, exclusive iPhone service in the U.S. and more. Can AT&T keep up its double-digit earnings growth?
Back in February, following weeks of steady coverage focusing on Apple's fundamentals, I wrote that the Apple sell-off, which had taken shares from over $202 to around $119, seemed overdone.
The iPhone was big. This could be even bigger, Cramer says.
Whisper numbers are a weird animal on Wall Street, especially when you're talking high profile earnings reports like Google, Apple, Yahoo, Microsoft, Intel and so many others.