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Stocks struggled through much of the session, but the Dow managed to close higher for the first time this week. Here's the word on the Street.
While investors were busy worrying about the financial sector, the Nasdaq Composite Index--the primary gauge of tech shares--hit the 20% decline that puts it into bear territory.
I've noted that when you are in this kind of uncertain market, everyone becomes a technician. There's a lot of attention now focused on tech stocks, now that both the NASDAQ and NASDAQ 100 have broken to 52-week lows.
The news from Cisco was a kind of Goldilocks earnings report...a small upside surprise on the topline to the tune of $30 million: $9.83 billion instead of the consensus of $9.8 billion the Street was looking for. Until the guidance. Ouch.
Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Yahoo would marry the world's biggest software maker with a leading Internet media company, shaking up the online market.
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It may have been Super Tuesday at the voting booth, but there was nothing super about Tuesday for stocks.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and comments from one Federal Reserve official that a "mild recession" is possible.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.
Maybe it's because the industry is maturing; maybe it's because the executives themselves are maturing; but make no mistake: Silicon Valley is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to the presidential campaign...
Much like Microsoft's attempt to scuttle Google's bid for DoubleClick last year, Google is preparing a team of lobbyists to block or delay Microsoft's planned buyout of Yahoo.
On Wall Street Tuesday, a bright spot will be the ticker tape parade for those Super Bowl champion New York Giants. Maybe stocks could be like the Giants. Play crummy all season, and then reverse fortunes in the final minutes.
Stocks lost ground Monday, coming off their best week in nearly five years. What's the word on the Street?
Stocks closed lower, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.
With all the attention we lavish on Google as it breaks through one stock-price plateau or another, it seems only fair to cover the company's stock as it retreats as well. Retreat might be an understatement.
Google's effort to raise antitrust concerns about Microsoft's $42 billion bid for Yahoo has several flaws, analysts said.
Microsoft said Monday it may borrow money for the first time in its history to fund a portion of its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo.
Stocks opened lower on Wall Street Monday, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.
Europe's major stock indexes ended mixed Monday, despite trading higher throughout the morning session, following a weaker-than-expected rise in U.S. factory orders in December. The data pulled U.S. stocks lower at the open and took the shine of a recent boom in merger and acquisition activity.
I read and re-read the blogpost from Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond yesterday -- distracted from the Super Bowl by the words on the screen because I couldn't believe what I was seeing. The real clash of the titans was unfolding -- not on the gridiron, but online.