U.S. stock index futures signaled a narrowly higher open on Wednesday, as shares in Europe traded mixed after Tuesday's robust data from the U.S.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Today's radical reads from across the universe:
Jonathan Geller, BGR.com editor-in-chief, discusses what's troubling the smartphone maker and why the company is likely shopping around for a potential buyout. Geller also provides his thoughts on what Apple's new iPhone might include when it debuts next month.
Software giant Microsoft has moved ahead of Blackberry by selling more smartphones loaded with its Windows mobile operating system (OS) than its Canadian rival, according to new research.
Dan Colarusso, Reuters head of global programming, discusses billionaire investor Carl Icahn's sizable investment in Apple.
Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, and Peter Bain, Old Mutual Asset Management, provide a preview of today's market action.
Asian equity markets ended mixed in thin trade on Wednesday after strong global economic data triggered fears of an early end to U.S. stimulus.
Billionaire Carl Icahn tweeted about his "large position in Apple" today. Apple's trading volume surged after the update, closing up almost 5 percent on the day. David Malpass, Encima Global, and Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group, discuss.
Could Europe actually drive the next leg of the bull? When PIIGS fly!
Tweaking, or outright overhauling, a corporate logo is a risky move that could turn off customers, but over the years some of the biggest technology companies have successfully done it.
Carl Icahn shook up a sleepy summer market with a Tweet that he was taking a stake in Apple. What does this mean for the stock?
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Stocks finished higher Tuesday, rebounding after Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart downplayed the notion that the central bank would begin winding down its bond-buying program at its September meeting.
Carl Icahn is out to get the attention of Apple investors after announcing a more than $1 billion share in the tech giant. David Garrity, GVA Research, and Chris Bertelsen, Global Financial Private Capital, share reactions to Icahn.
On the heels of Dan Loeb targeting Sony, and Bill Ackman's soap opera with JC Penney; Carl Icahn has tweeted that he has a large position in Apple and believes the company is undervalued. Gregory Taxin, Clinton Group, discusses recent activist issues.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details in news that activist investor Carl Icahn has made a big investment in Apple.
CNBC's Scott Wapner shares details after talking to Carl Icahn about Apple comments.
Carl Icahn is reporting a large position in Apple, and the company says Tim Cook had a very positive conversation with Mr. Icahn today.
Carl Icahn is reporting a large position in Apple, and says he "discussed his opinion that a larger buyback should be done now." Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, discusses.