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Google’s big earnings miss could hang over the market Friday, even as investors turn their attention to multinational General Electric and focus on some of the brighter spots in tech.
Google's earnings and revenue failed to hit analysts' targets, a rare miss for the Internet giant, which has beaten on revenue for 8 straight quarters. Shares fell about 10%.
Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst, discusses Google's earnings miss and the outlook for the tech giant. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on whether to buy Google on the dip.
Google shares dropped in after-market trading on disappointing earnings, leading “Fast Money” pros to take a pass on the stock — for now.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Google's huge earnings miss and how to play it, and CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details from Google's conference call, saying the company's "clicks" are up but still revenue & EPS dropped. Also, Fast Money's Jon Najarian weighs in on the best tech trades to make, and the after hours action on Microsoft, with the Fast Money crew.
Stocks finished modestly higher Thursday, posting a three-day rally, thanks to a better-than-expected jobless claims report and as financials rallied following BofA's earnings report. Still, gains were largely muted throughout the session as investors hesitated to jump in following the recent run-up in stocks.
Fortune magazine’s annual 100 Best Companies to Work For came out today, and while most of the companies on the list are large firms — Google’s spacer No. 1 — there are a lot of takeaways for small businesses among the companies on the list.
Despite nagging concerns about the euro zone, major stock indices — S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 — are off to a strong start this year, while volatility has been falling.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
California governor Jerry Brown said Wednesday in his 'State of the State' speech: "tax revenues are increasing and the state deficit has been reduced significantly, though a 9 billion hole remains," before asking voters to approve tax hikes.
Fabian Thylmann lacks the icon status of Hugh Hefner or Larry Flynt, but he has quietly become one of the most powerful people in porn over the past two years.
There’s been a ton of attention today to the massive to the anti-piracy Stop Online Piracy Act - But few have explained why EVERY SINGLE media giant supports the bill and why they’re desperate to fight piracy.
I’m a big proponent of rightsizing personal finances to match one’s goals and desired lifestyle, with the ultimate aim of a seamless transition to retirement. That’s right: retirement.
While the original intent of SOPA is to crack down on foreign websites that publish or stream copyrighted materials from the U.S., critics say the bill would give broad powers to the U.S. government to shut down domestic sites, and impede business.
In a lighthearted send-up of the SOPA and PIPA protests, self-described "internet scientist" Forest Gibson, aka LaughPong, has produced a new version of Don McLean's "American Pie" called "The Day the LOLcats Died".
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story on why sites like Wikipedia, Craigslist and others plan to shut down today in protest of the "SOPA" bill which some say could lead to censorship.
The battle over Internet piracy bills, soon to be voted on in Congress, has reached a fever pitch, drawing a web-wide protest, and fierce opposition from the tech industry, among others involved in online business, the New York Times reports.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
When investors think banks and technology, they think Bank of America and Google. With 43 constituents of the Standard & Poor's 500 reporting quarterly results in the coming week, most of them financial and technology companies, Bank of America and Google could end up being the most important earnings reports to watch on Thursday.
Google is focusing on the importance of protecting personal information in an unusual marketing campaign for a company that has been blasted for its own online privacy lapses and practices.