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Stocks rallied Thursday, led by banks, after testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Capitol Hill and some encouraging earnings reports.
According to Forrester Research, the number of mobile Internet users in the U.S. will double over the next five years, from 52 million today to some 106 million by 2015. As more handsets are sold, the demands on wireless networks increase exponentially.
Stocks bounced back Thursday after a drop in the previous session as the latest batch of earnings reports beat expectations.
Stocks look set for a small rebound from the previous session's sharp declines Thursday, with stock index futures rising and European markets higher.
The bond bears could be back Thursday as the U.S. government auctions billions more in debt, even as markets keep a cautious eye on Bernanke's testimony before the House Financial Services committee.
"In the long term, companies need to be willing to take some losses, some casualties in order to succeed. You've got to be willing to take on that government. You've got to be willing to make a difference," says Trilogy Partners founder John Stanton.
Google shut its mainland Chinese-language portal on Monday and began rerouting searches to a Hong Kong site, over two months after it said it would not accept the self-censorship demanded by China's government. Mark Mahaney, Internet research director at Citigroup Investment Research, shared his insights on the search engine giant.
So far, the government has spent $126 billion bailing out mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. What should the future of such government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) be? Chris Gamaitoni of Compass Point Trading and Research, and Armando Falcon of Falcon Capital Advisors, shared their insights.
Even before Google began threatening to shut down its search service in China, it was not fitting in. The New York Times reports.
The market has rallied despite a chorus of naysayers who think the 70 percent bounce off the March 2009 low is overdone.
Cramer looks at the charts for answer.
Only a few hours left to game Round 2 of our Fast Money Madness Tournament. Voting ends at 10am Wednesday.
Stocks ended sharply higher Tuesday after a late rally as investors cheered a better-than-expected existing-home sales report. The Dow gained over 100 points, led by Kraft and Pfizer. Health insurers gave back some of its gains after the prior session's rally.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks pushed higher Tuesday after a $44 billion two-year note auction and a better-than-expected existing-home sales report. Health care gave back some of its gains after the prior session's rally.
When it comes to China, American business should pay more attention to the the Rio Tinto trial than the Google fight, according to the business icon.
Despite the lackluster market, there are plenty of ways to profit right now. You just have know where to look. And the Fast traders see opportunity in commodities!
Stocks advanced Tuesday after a report showed existing-home sales fell less than expected last month but health care gave back some of its gains after the prior session's rally.
Whatever you might think about Google, it's difficult to find fault with the company's decision to stop censoring search engine results in China. In doing so, the company has given the country—and the rest of the world—a clear signal that it considers some things more important than building its business. That's a message that's all too rare in this day and age, and the company's leadership deserves to be commended for it.
Stocks cemented gains Tuesday after the relief following the health care bill news. How should investors be positioned? Eric Ross, managing partner at Watch Harbor Asset Management, and Eric Marshall, director of research at Hodges Capital Management, shared their insights.