Amazon.com posted a loss that was wider than Wall Street expectations Thursday, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.» Read More
The best tech earnings beat of the season is a sure sign this is the stock you want to own going into the fall.
There has been so much written about Apple and the iPhone recently: the 3G issues, the MobileMe mess, the so-called Apps Kill Switch controversy, the iPod and its battery/BBQ issues, the company's $20 billion in cash, and a stock that continues to try to claw its way back from the doldrums. What investors ought to be focusing on, instead, is the back-to-school shopping season.
Is it possible that Apple is so popular it might even be immune to this miserable economy?
Winning a gold medal at this year’s Beijing Summer Olympics may bring more than just bragging rights, fans, glitz and fame. Olympians like Michael Phelps are also winning huge endorsement deals from companies that want to share in their glories. What kind of payoff do they and their sponsors stand to receive?
The Palm Treo Pro is one of the most anticipated product releases in the company's history. Riding the wave of the Centro smartphone, Palm was in a position to capitalize nicely on its marketplace momentum with Treo Pro's release Wednesday. But there's a hitch...
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If you're a music lover, you'll fall for Pandora, an online music service that allows its 1 million daily listeners to custom-create the equivalent of a radio station tailored to their taste.
A summer stock rally has ended with a thud as investors—once optimistic that the worst was finally over—are now fretting that the worst is yet to come.
Over the past few weeks, several Wall Street kernels have popped when it comes to Apple. And this morning, Pacific Crest Securities' Andy Hargreaves focuses on Apple's iPhone and its momentum in the marketplace.
Cramer agrees. Find out why.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Apple popped while Union Pacific and U.S. Steel dropped.
The market ends the week mixed as oil retreats and the dollar continues to strengthen. The NASDAQ and tech lead the way for stocks, up almost 1.6% for the week, followed by the S&P roughly flat, and the Dow lower for the week by almost a percent.
For the week ending Friday, August 15, 2008, U.S. major Indices finished mixed, after the markets digested negative results including a surge in CPI, a decline in retail sales, and continued expansion in unemployment claims. The Nasdaq Composite prevailed amongst the major U.S. indices, as it edged up 1.59% for the week, marking its fifth week of gains. Nasdaq gains were led by bullish comments on Amazon (AMZN) which gained 7.3% for the week. The likelihood of the eurozone moving toward recession allowed for a stronger dollar against the euro, continued pressure on oil, and a positive impact on U.S. stocks as a potential safe haven.
Stocks rose on Thursday as another decline in the price of oil buoyed hopes that consumer spending will recover. Also financial shares bounced back from a sharp two-day sell-off.
Two mega-investors -- Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn -- made major portfolio shifts.
An Infineon chip could be the root of complaints from around the world that Apple Inc.'s new iPhone drops calls and has unpredictable Internet links, according to a research report from Nomura.
Apple's numbers have long been staggering; the way this company has grown; the way it continues to beat the Street; the way new products fly off shelves; the way Apple generates profits. But nothing is more staggering than Apple's market cap.
Futures dropped as jobless claims were a bit higher than expected, and the Consumer Price Index was higher than expected on both the headline number and core (ex-food and energy).
A down day in Wednesday's market doesn't tell the whole story, Cramer says.
The Dow declined by triple digits on Wednesday with financial shares selling off for a second straight day on fresh concerns about the widening impact of the mortgage crisis.