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Earnings season should provide a fresh view of the U.S. economy and may shake the stock market out of its summer doldrums.
Jittery investors sent stocks on their longest losing streak since the market's spring rally began in early March. What's the word on the Street?
Google's under so much scrutiny for so many reasons right now, some are saying when it comes to government investigations, it could be the new Microsoft. Eric Schmidt was impressively upfront when it comes to investigations and lawsuits.
Google is the ultimate dot-com survivor, the one that survived the crash of 2000 and emerged like a small furry rodent that took over the earth from the age of the dinosaurs. Google is a survivor, a company adapted to the fertile environment that is the Internet. The Internet itself can be described as the Post-PC Age. And that's what the Chrome OS is all about.
What's the summer outlook for the market? Steen Jakobsen of Capinordic sees a "funeral" coming. "Policy makers have been buying time — and the technicals, the ticker is running out of time," the hedge fund manager told CNBC.
Stocks traded lower Friday with investors on edge knowing that the pace of earnings will pick up next week. How can you profit during the impending earnings avalanche?
Are we staring another dot com boom/bust right in the face? When it comes to social networking, that very well might be the case since it appears this emperor has no clothes.
When Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat down to chat at Sun Valley, he couldn't avoid the most talked about startup at the Allen & Company conference: Twitter.
Google is looking to transform the way people use computers with its new operating system, Chrome. Here in Sun Valley I sat down with Eric Schmidt in his first TV interview since the potentially game-changing news was announced Tuesday.
Indeed Microsoft has to be emboldened with the traction this software seems to be enjoying in the market place. The company is spending over $100 million on Bing advertising and it appears to be working. The latest market research comes from Hitwise, which shows Bing enjoying some headway against Google as far as Search is concerned.
Steve Wozniak's latest career move has some here in Silicon Valley scratching their heads. He's been tapped by Car West Auto Body of Danville, Calif. to hawk collision repairs.
Here at the Allen & Co. Conference in Sun Valley I sat down with WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell for a live on-camera interview, and we continued our conversation off camera. There's no question the ad market is suffering, this year down just over six percent globally, according to his numbers, and even more in the US. And based on Sorrell's month-to-month analysis there's no sign of a bottom just yet, though it looks like the market could turn around in the beginning of 2010.
With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.
A late upturn pushed stocks higher Wednesday as investors rotated into defensive stocks like pharmaceuticals and Alcoa advanced ahead of earnings.
With several of the giants here sitting on billions of dollars in cash, everyone's speculating whether Twitter could be an acquisition target. CEO Evan Williams recently told me that he's not interested in selling the company at this early point in its life cycle. Still, that's not stopping the, well, twitter about the company.
Stocks turned lower Wednesday as investors got defensive ahead of earnings season, rotating into pharmaceuticals and out of techs.
Markets gained Wednesday, led by commodity stocks; Alcoa is poised to report earnings after the bell. Oil fell on economic fears as some called for controls on speculation-driven prices. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his stock-market outlook.
Google's foray into the operating system business is grabbing lots of headlines this morning following last night's blog post that the company is set to unleash its Chrome OS into the market, a direct threat against Microsoft and Windows. And while the news might be intriguing, it's hardly news for a number of key reasons.
Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a major selloff in the previous session as earnings season gets into gear.
Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Wednesday on profit taking after the major selloff the previous day.