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Seventeen years ago, Panasonic tried to break into the video game industry, lasting only three years before it was forced out. Now it’s ready to try again.
The Dow crossed the psychologically important 11,000 mark as investors anticipated the weak jobs report will prompt the Federal Reserve to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
In a special report from Gartner, the Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle highlights a number of notable trends and transformative technologies, including the increasing hype surrounding media tablets, augmented reality and private cloud computing.
S&P futures dropped, then quickly recovered, the dollar weakened, commodities rallied, all on the disappointing Nonfarm Payroll reports, which showed a loss of 57,000 jobs versus consensus expectation of a gain of zero.
Stock index futures initially fell on the disappointing jobs report for September but then quickly recovered, but were still headed for a lower open.
The traders spent Thursday gaming a slew of stocks likely to make sharp moves in the days ahead. What must you know?
Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.
Plus, get calls on retail, the banks, Apple and more.
Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.
Steven Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, recently showed up with a small entourage of deputies at Adobe’s corporate offices in San Francisco to hold a secret meeting with Adobe’s chief executive, Shantanu Narayen, the NYT reports.
Hold your horses, people. It’s far from certain that Apple’s going to sell 45 million iPads in 2011, as Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White has suggested.
At this point, the future of TV is still up in the air, if not over the air. But already, all kinds of on-demand variations are available in the form of set-top boxes.
Stocks were mixed Thursday as the Dow backed off after nearing striking distance of 11,000 for the first time since May. Pfizer and GE rose, while AT&T fell.
Technology has become so entwined with college students' often frantic lives that most in a new survey say they'd be more frazzled without it.
With the Dow currently approaching 11,000, emotions are running high that the “good old days” are back. This sentiment is generally based on a perspective that if the market goes up, all is well with the underlying economy...well maybe not this time.
Colin McGranahan of Sanford C. Berstein provided a preview of what to expect from September retail sales to be released Thursday.
In the wake of reports suggesting Apple has finally inked a deal with Verizon, analyst Gene Munster tells us most investors don't understand the impact.
Apple will partner with Verizon to debut a new iPhone early next year, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal Wednesday.
Stocks paused after a strong rally on Tuesday to end mixed on relatively low volume as investors took a breather ahead of the jobs reports on Friday. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.
Stocks were mixed as the closing bell neared, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq slumping, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T fell.