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Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
Powerful, visionary chiefs can create billion-dollar brands. Steven Jobs at Apple and Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook are often-cited examples. But we’ve recently seen some illustrations in the takeover world of the dark side of the chief executive. Being powerful and visionary, or at least thinking you are, can lead corporate chieftains to great heights, but also to extreme narcissism. And the victims are often shareholders, the New York Times reports.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Rattled stock investors may be seeing the start of a much anticipated market correction.
The Apple chart shows an unsustainable rally. This doesn’t mean that traders cannot make money, but it does suggest that investors buying in the current market will have to ride a short-term loss before the long-term trend carries them into profit.
Fast Money's Jon Najarian crunches the numbers to find out what your return on Apple stock would be compared to buying a home, tuition, gasoline or gold. Also, a preview of Apple's expected announcement of its new iPad tomorrow and its impact on Amazon, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup analyst. And low beta, high return picks, with Karen Finerman, Fast Money trader.
Checking the technical indicators for signs of market stability, with Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research. The Fast Money traders discuss whether Apple is now a momentum stock and how to play it, and the best low beta stocks to buy on the pullback.
Stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday, with the Dow posting its first triple-digit decline in 2012, fueled by fears over a Greek default and amid economic growth concerns.
If you had purchased Apple stock ten years ago instead of putting the same amount of money into a house, you'd have almost $10 million right now.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's highly anticipated announcement of a new iPad tomorrow and what it means to the company.
The iPad has become popular among business owners, who are replacing computers and cash registers with the portable, less-expensive tablets. Many are anticipating what they will do with the newest version, expected to be announced at an Apple event March 7.
On Tuesday traders on the floor were starting to question the sustainability of the bull market. The Fast pros say wait, then buy.
CNBC's Jon Fortt looks at whether a strong iPad debut will crush Microsoft's stock surge. Reviews of Windows 8 have been unusually positive for a Microsoft OS release.
Apple is betting a 4G-equipped iPad will tempt more U.S. consumers to pay extra to watch high-quality video on the go, and in turn, give Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc a revenue boost.
The $2.3 billion market for iPad and iPhone accessories is so robust that about 90% of owners buy at least one add-on for their device, says Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray. Selling an accessory "is really a quick way to get rich for a lot of people," he adds.
U.S. stock index futures fell sharply Tuesday amid renewed concerns that Greece and its private bondholders would not meet the deadline to complete a debt swap and ahead of the Super Tuesday primaries.
Apple CEO Timothy Cook predicts the day will come when tablet devices outsell traditional PCs. His forecast has backing from a growing number of analysts and veteran technology industry executives — making a changing of the guard a question of when, not if. The NYT reports.
Stocks finished off their worst levels Monday but still ended in the red as renewed concerns over Greece and slowing growth in China overshadowed better-than-expected economic news in the U.S.
I don't think the rally is over, but traders today were clearly getting antsy, particularly over the low volume.