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"There are no fundamentals right now that drive the market," says Joe Terranova, "It's all about technicals."
A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.
Nokia attracted upside options activity yesterday after industry figures showed that its smartphones are gaining international market share.
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With all the buzz around the dollar, the traders are also seeing life in the retail sector... and some see it as primed for the next big pop.
Today, we have a new kind of craze, courtesy of Apple, its iPhone, and that incredible engine-that-could, the App Store. Look no further than Radio Shack this morning.
It’s no secret the video game industry is having a rough 2009 here in the United States — but that's not the only place it's struggling.
Don't let the pundit-speak about "lagging indicator" or the market's move Friday fool you, the job market is crucial to the stock market right now.
While there are now over 100,000 apps in the Apple App store, the vast majority of them were created on a shoestring budget. With customers flocking toward lower-priced program, it just doesn’t make business sense to spend big development dollars—especially on games, the App store’s most crowded category.
Stocks gained on Thursday as a strong reading on productivity and an easing in jobless claims helped cheer investors. Steve Grasso, director of institutional sales at Stuart Frankel and CNBC market analyst, and Alan Valdes, vice president at Kabrik Trading, shared their market insights.
Gadget geeks like us can’t wait for Motorola to begin selling the new Droid phone on Friday. But is Motorola a buy on the release?
For the first time in two weeks, the Dow closed above 10,000. Now all eyes are on the jobs report out Friday before the bell. How should you put money to work?
Apparently, not all industries sink with the recession. Latest industry figures show that global smartphone business expanded by 4 percent in the third quarter compared with a year ago. Bertrand Bidaud, managing vice president at Gartner Group, shared his market views with CNBC.
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Verizon Wireless said Thursday that it would sell an HTC Corp phone based on Google Android system for $99.99, potentially putting pressure on smaller carrier Sprint Nextel.
Earnings season is coming closer to an end now that ~80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
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Apple's not-so-secret weapon in its war for mobile dominance reached a stunning plateau this morning: 100,000 apps are now available on the Apple App Store, even as rivals try desperately to play catch-up.