Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT reports.» Read More
The Walt Disney Co. is no stranger to the consumer electronics business, enjoying big success with its Hannah Montana MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs and the like. But today's entry into the netbook arena is the company's most ambitious plan yet to seize on the success of electronics and a consumer's insatiable need for gadgets.
Stocks opened flat on Wednesday as investors weighed a tame inflation reading against a drop in mortgage applications and weaker-than-expected outlook from FedEx. Consumer prices rose just 0.1 percent in May, despite the rise in gasoline prices, after a flat reading in April. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
As we head toward the release date for Apple's next big iPhone, the 3GS, pundits and experts are stepping forward with some pretty robust sales estimates.
Apple's third-generation iPhone launches on Friday, but better-than-expected pre-orders could mean a bump in earnings as early as this quarter. Daniel Ernst, principal analyst of Hudson Square Research, shared his insight for the future of the smart phone market.
Stocks ended lower for a second straight session in light volume as the glow from housing starts faded and banks skidded.
For those of you who happened to catch "Options Action" on Friday, and you know who you are, we had by our own lofty standards, some pretty good calls. We warned about the decline in material and transport names, suggesting defensive trades for both.
Stocks closed down Tuesday after opening slightly higher, following a report showing a rebound in housing starts. New building permits, a gauge of future building activity, rose 4 percent, the biggest gain since last June. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
With tensions beginning to broil on the streets of Tehran, impeded journalists and citizens looking to get their messages out to the world are relying on the micro-blogging site Twitter, where even 140-character messages can carry some impact on the world's stage.
Since Sunday's blog reports of widespread iPhone pre-order sell-outs, and hand-wringing by Apple faithful that their pockets would remain empty of the new 3GS because of pre-order mania, several of you have written in to school me as to why. And it's a fascinating look at the relationship between Apple and its carrier and its other distribution partners.
Russia proposed a new world reserve currency that would be issued by international financial institutions to reduce reliance on the U.S. dollar. However, Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital Management said the west does not need to be scared, but should learn to “cohabitate” and share the prosperity around the globe.
Quick, how many blogs have you read since yesterday suggesting that pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 3GS have been so robust, that they're already sold out? Boy Genius Report had that news yesterday. InformationWeek is reporting that Apple and AT&T have both already sold out of their launch day pre-order units. Not quite.
Here we go again: another new round of competition in the white-hot smart phone sector, and once again, some of the experts are writing off Research in Motion spacer as it tries to fend off the oncoming Apple spacer iPhone steamroller. Or is it the other way around? Not so fast.
Sometimes a product cycle is so big it benefits even the seemingly least competitive companies in the sector, such as this one.
They looked like hot stocks. So how are the Fast Money traders playing Yum!, Royal Caribbean and other stocks now that they’ve been burned.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Alcoa and Evergreen Solar popped while Apple and Morgan Stanley dropped.
With RIM, Adobe and Best Buy reporting earnings and new iPhones hitting the shelves, what's the tech trade next week?
On a week where oil topped $73 per barrel for the first time in 8 months before receding on Friday, treasury auctions moved the equity market, and GM and Citi were replaced in the Dow, the markets are flat to positive on the week, but the Dow manages to go positive year-to-date.
It's raining money at Palm, as the decision to move Ed Colligan out of the CEO's job apparently has unlocked even more shareholder value, to the tune of another 8 percent today, on top of a big percentage gain a day earlier.
Market momentum is slowing but it’s clearly still upward, said John Wilson, chief technical strategist at Morgan Keegan.
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