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Don’t take quick profits on a stock you bought for the long term. Why settle for $5 when you could have $50?
Here's an intriguing tidbit, courtesy of The Wall Street Journal: Google and Verizon are on the verge of a deal, whereby Google would be the default search engine for the carrier, and the two would split ad revenue. While the deal isn't done yet, it offers up interesting scenarios -- and would represent another loss for Microsoft.
Sean Kraus, senior vice president of Provident Investment Counsel, sees opportunities in retail, healthcare and technology.
You know those Apple commercials that skewer Microsoft: "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC." They're helping Apple sell more computers, but they're not helping Microsoft any. Now Microsoft is fighting back with its own message, investing $300 million in a new campaign for Windows.
Apple's "Mac vs. PC" ads are advertising legend now, and in 30 seconds can do more to spotlight the differences between Apple and Microsoft than just about anything else. So effective, they even annoyed Bill Gates. Microsoft's counter-attack? Jerry Seinfeld (!)
Taking a step that professors may view as a bit counterproductive, some universities are doling out Apple iPhones and Internet-capable iPods to students, the New York Times reported.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
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...
Banks are a big story but they're not the only story. Following are the Fast Money tech trades and more!
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.