Google's name change and restructuring may give the company's stock a much-needed boost, Elevation Partner's Roger McNamee said on Monday.» Read More
Energy heavyweights and top financial regulators head to Capitol Hill on Thursday, a cornucopia of retail data sets the tone for the earnings frenzy, and Cisco searches for its turnaround. Here's what we're watching…
Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, says big tech companies will squeeze out smaller guys. "Cisco needs to get realistic about growth," he adds.
Stocks tumbled 1 percent after three days of gains as a hike in oil and gas inventories triggered a selloff in commodities amid worries of a slowdown in global growth.
Stocks pared losses but remained sharply lower after three days of gains as commodities sank, triggered by an uptick in oil and gasoline inventories against a backdrop of worries over Greek debt and the health of China's economy.
Stocks skidded amid sliding oil prices and mixed earnings results after rising the three previous sessions.
The issue of mobile phone privacy reverberated in the halls of Congress Tuesday when Senator Al Franken (D-Minn), Chairman of the new privacy and technology subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee, heard testimony from both Apple and Google to get the 411 on just how much information has been collected.
There’s a lot of history to back up the inflation hawks argument that the federal government’s rapidly rising debt levels will in lead to hyperinflation. But—ahem—it’s different this time.
Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.
Rather than viewing Microsoft’s move as one of desperation, it could be seen as potentially brilliant in terms of staying in the game and perhaps even changing the game.
Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.
Am I the only one who thinks this "bolt-on acquisition" is unnecessary or at least extremely expensive, and that it highlights the fact that Microsoft doesn't really have an organic growth strategy?
Stocks rose amid solid economic reports, stabilizing oil prices, and news of growth in the Chinese economy.
Google's taking big steps to turn YouTube into a true entertainment destination, and to compete with Netflix, iTunes, Amazon and even Hulu. Along with the rest of those giants, Google wants to distribute content to consumers, so it can cash in on advertising and now rental revenue as well.
Following an up day for markets, plenty to scrutinize Tuesday: from private share markets to Google's growth model, Chopotle's immigration problems to the health of the real estate market. Here's what we're watching...
Stocks closed modestly higher as oil and precious metals staged a strong comeback, sending prices in the energy and materials sectors higher.
Google's YouTube has expanded its online movie rental service to include roughly 3,000 titles, according to blog post published Monday by a top executive at the company.
Google's YouTube is getting into the movie rental business. Should Netflix watch out? CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
Stocks held firm gains in the final hour of trading on Monday as a rebound in oil and precious metals pushed energy and materials sectors higher.
But the technology giant is also facing some troubles, too. The "Mad Money" host explains.
E-mails disclosed by a state court illuminate strategy as Google protects its Android software for smartphones, the New York Times reports.