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Risk aversion is definitely back today. You can see it in the dollar/yen, where the yen has really strengthened today. The AIG news (down 8 percent) told us that a lot of the bad news is still not priced in. Big momentum stocks like Visa, Mastercard, Nucor, US Steel, Anadarko, Apache, Bidu, Apple, and Google all saw profit-taking today. But here's the big problem: oil closing up five straight days, closing at a new high.
The relentless upward march of oil prices dominated the business headlines through the week, but there were other developments to inspire the traders, analysts, and fund managers who offered their suggestions to investors on CNBC.
A funny thing has been happening to Google lately. Have you noticed? It's going up! And I'm not talking about the one-day pop it got from those surprisingly good earnings. I'm talking about the day to day creep-up, the steady momentum. The parallels to Apple are pretty striking.
Google's top executives expressed hope that the Internet search leader will be able to form a potentially lucrative advertising partnership with Yahoo -- a deal that would lower the odds of Microsoft renewing its attempts to buy Yahoo.
Japanese telecoms and Internet group Softbank posted a worse-than-expected 13 percent fall in quarterly operating profit on Thursday, as its marketing costs ballooned on efforts to win new subscribers.
An agreement struck Wednesday could mean WiMax technology reaches 140 million people by 2010. How can you make ultra-fast money in the new ultra-fast wireless world?
As the stock rallies ahead of Thursday’s annual meeting, could it be that Google is actually the big winner in the MicroHoo debacle?
Stocks declined as soaring oil prices triggered concerns about inflation and consumer spending.
Microsoft is gauging Facebook's interest in a possible acquisition after the software giant's failed takeover attempt of Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Stocks performed a dizzying dance, sliding at the open, improving with economic reports and then doing a do-si-do with oil prices.
Stocks opened mixed Wednesday after a better-than-expected report on U.S. worker productivity. Oil hovered below $122 a barrel.
Clearwire and Sprint Nextel are planning to merge their wireless broadband units to create a new $14.55 billion wireless communications company.
Dollar finally rallying today after a couple of down days. Metal commodities lower, but energy commodities flat. Modest pop in futures as first quarter productivity rose a better than expected 2.2% vs expectations of 1.5%.
Investors in Yahoo latched onto hopes the company could resume talks with Microsoft, though an executive at the software maker cast doubt about any return to a deal.
He was too bearish on the stock. Here's how to avoid his mistakes.
Stocks declined as the market pendelum swung back the other way, sending oil prices to a new high and early cyclicals such as financials and retail lower. Yahoo plunged.
Stocks declined, with General Motors dragging on the Dow amid news of another strike and Yahoo weighing on technology stocks.
Yahoo! shares went tumbling after Microsoft withdrew it's takeover offer. The terminated negotiations eliminate the risk for now of a stronger online advertising competitor to Google...
Barely two hours into trading and Yahoo shares were on the decline in a big way, off about $4.50 a share, or almost 20 percent; while Microsoft shares are on the increase. Both stocks are well off their lows and highs of the morning, however, as investors try to figure out what they'll both do next. If anything. They will do something. But what?
Stocks opened lower Monday as Yahoo weighed on technology shares after Microsoft withdrew its takeover offer.