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There are few reliable gauges to determine which companies are at a higher risk of going broke than others. The Altman Z-score is one of them. See which names "fail" this test, in a report from TheStreet.
HP's Shane Robison says believes we'll be in a period of growth in the not-too-distant future. While population expansion is a challenge, he sees growth of the middle class as a huge opportunity.
Stocks were weak Thursday after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and July retail sales that were mostly weak.
Entrepreneurs and innovators including Jeff Bezos, Dean Kamen, and Eric Schmidt discussed and debated the future of technology and how it will drive improvements in business, society, and beyond.
Stocks skidded Thursday after a report showed an unexpected rise in jobless claims last week. Retailers were mixed as chain-store sales showed only a slight improvement from last summer's anemic levels.
Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.
Schmidt says job creation is the most important thing the economy needs right now, particularly in the manufacturing sector. He's very frustrated at the government's slow pace in boosting employment—effectively saying it's ridculous that so much proposed legislation has to wait until after the November elections.
The first annual "Techonomy" conference—focused on how technology can drive economic growth— is underway in Lake Tahoe California. The conference's tag line: "a new philosophy of progress."
Stocks were higher Wednesday, led by consumer discretionary stocks, as encouraging reports on jobs and the services sector fueled hopes for the recovery.
When we last left the Internet Illuminati, the seven people chosen to hold the keys to the Internet, there were more questions than answers. The world's very trust hung in the balance ... Wait, did you say Burkina Faso?
As investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs search for the "Next Big Thing," this week's Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. brings together companies whose innovation is driving economic growth. Here are four to keep your eyes on.
A top executive of Research In Motion, the Canadian company that makes BlackBerry smartphones, said on Tuesday that his company would not give in to pressure from foreign governments to provide access to its customers’ messages.
According to the Financial Times, Motorola is developing a digital tablet device. Could it be an iPad killer?
The S&P 500 moved above its 200-day moving average on Monday. So is this a sign that stocks are breaking out of their recent trading range? Craig Hodges, co-portfolio manager at The Hodges Fund & Hodges Small Cap Fund, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, shared their best plays.
Smartphones are the hottest thing in the tech world these days, and no company has been in the game longer than Research in Motion. Unfortunately for RIM (and its shareholders), it's beginning to look its age. The messaging-centric approach that helped the company beat early rivals Microsoft and Palm for dominance in the market now looks like a liability.
The threat by the United Arab Emirates to shut down mobile services on BlackBerrys like e-mail and text messaging underscores a growing tension between communications companies and governments over how to balance privacy with national security. The NYT reports.
Only those companies huddled in Steve Jobs’ aura seem to have been doing well. But this high-growth name is holding its own.
Shortly after his company's conference call, CEO Tony Holcombe tells the Fast Money desk why he's optimistic about Q3 and beyond.
Plus, why Google is no longer the growth stock it once was and more.
This week CNBC is heading to Techonomy 2010, a new business conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. that examines the economic power of innovation.