U.S. stocks traded lower as investors eyed continued softness in economic data ahead of Friday's important jobs report.» Read More
Ever since Apple introduced the iPad, tech experts have predicted that consumers will all but abandon their laptops for lighter and more compact tablet computers. But others believe those predictions are premature..
Stocks stumbled from their record highs Thursday despite a handful of upbeat economic reports, although trading remained light in the final sessions of the year. AmEx fell, while Alcoa rose.
Whatthetrend.com has an interesting list of the non-tech companies that appeared most on twitter over the past year. Basically, they looked for companies appearing the most in tweets and eliminated Apple, Google, Microsoft, etc. The funny thing about the list is that I've barely heard about some of these companies.
Why didn't a series of better-than-expected economic reports spark buying? The data was clearly bullish.
Stocks traded slightly down from record highs despite a batch of positive economic reports, including a surprising jump in pending home sales and a burst in Midwest manufacturing activity. AmEx fell, while Intel rose.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Apple is the dream company we always wished for when we were children. The messiah of companies that we never thought would come to Earth in our lifetimes.
Yes, it’s time once again to recognize the best tech ideas of the year. Not the best products — sometimes, a Pogie award-winning feature crops up in a product that, over all, is a turkey. No, these awards go to the best ideas in products, clever twists that make life just a little bit better.
Stocks opened modestly lower Thursday, as Initial Jobless Claims totaled 388,000 for the week, well below the estimates of 416,000 and the lowest since July 2008. Chinese PMI came in weaker than expected.
U.S. stock index futures strengthened but remained lower after the government reported a sharper than expected drop in jobless claims.
Stocks pared gains in the final minutes of trading but still ended at new highs in light trading Wednesday as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for equities next year. McDonald's and Disney rose, while Alcoa fell.
I don't have to tell you it's rough out there in the job market. Even rougher when you're forced to answer interview questions created by some PhD/MBA/SOB. Glassdoor.com will release on Thursday its list of the 25 weirdest questions asked of job applicants in 2010. I got a sneak peek.
Stocks continued to trade at new highs in light trading Wednesday as the closing bell approach despite an absence of fresh economic reports, as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for equities next year. McDonald's and Disney rose, while Alcoa fell.
How much do you know about the finances, facts and figures that made 2010 a year like no other?
In a slow trading week, the talk and news on rare earths has been fast and furious. Reports of China limiting exports have roiled several stocks in the space. On Tuesday, Molycorp touched a new high of $55.22 before dropping about $8, erasing about $300 million in market cap.
What's the next big thing that Apple thinks could generate blockbuster business? We're hearing chatter.
Stocks continued to reach new highs Wednesday in an absence of economic data as trading volume continued to be light. McDonald's and Chevron rose, while P&G fell.
Stocks closed mixed amid thin holiday trading after a couple lackluster economic reports on housing and consumer confidence. Chevron and HP rose, while American Express fell.
Technology is the third worst performing sector in the S&P this year, only beating out healthcare and utilities. This may surprise most investors since a handful of tech stocks had a good 2010.