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The Dow dropped more than 1 percent Thursday on worries about China and Pres. Obama's plan to crack down on big financial firms. What should investors expect going forward? Mary Jane Matts, director of large cap value strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management, and Michael Jones, CIO of Riverfront Investment Group, shared their insights.
According to a top technical analyst, 'we now have a macro bearish head and shoulders top' in Goldman. 'The neckline has been pierced,' he says.
When Google reports its fourth quarter numbers after the bell tonight, it's not going to be a question of whether the company beats the Street, but by how much, according to the myriad analysts I've been talking to. That's how sure they are that this company's earnings are in overdrive.
YouTube is departing from its ad-supported model and dipping its toe into a whole new world -- paid rental of streaming movies.
If you Google ‘cause and effect’ you come up with a list of millions. It’s a complicated subject, and the relationship between the cause and effect on the Google price chart is just as complicated. It's convenient to associate the recent price pullback with Google’s current dispute with China. However, a closer look at its stock chart would reveal other factors at play.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 21.
According to a new study, the mobile Internet tsunami looks like it’s just getting started. Here’s your shopping list of stocks to play it.
Considering tech has been among the worst performing sectors of 2010; will Google results turn the tide?
Got an intriguing email from a knowledgeable source very familiar with search dynamics involving Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo for that matter..
Stocks opened lower on Wednesday on some disappointing earnings and the dollar's gains. Which direction are stocks headed now? Todd Salamone, senior vice-president of research at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, shared their outlooks.
If hackers could steal the source codes of technology companies like Google or Cisco, they could essentially give themselves secret access to everything the company and its customers did with the software. The NYT reports.
There are various reports this morning that Apple is ready to push Google aside as the default search engine on iPhone, in favor of Microsoft's (say it with me: Bing, Bing) Bing.
It appears Google is going to play hardball with China.
James Cameron's "Avatar," from 20th Century Fox spacer, is on its way to beat "Titanic" and become the biggest movie at the box office ever. Over the three day weekend "Avatar" won nearly $55 million at the box office in the U.S. and Canada and another $129 million from overseas, putting its total at $1.12 billion international and half a billion in the US.
IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.
IBM, eBay and Google are a few tech companies reporting earnings this week, so what’s the outlook for the sector this quarter? Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management shared their insights.
Markets rose on Tuesday, helped by gains in drug and chip stocks. Where should investors be putting their money? John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager of Leader Capital, and Christopher Zook, chairman and CIO of CAZ Investments, shared their market outlooks.
As you may know, I made several visits to Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, in recent months for the CNBC original production I hosted called “Inside the Mind of Google.” I’ve covered a lot of companies in my 20 years in the financial news business, and Google is one of the most fascinating.
Earnings will be a challenge for stocks in the coming week, as major bank and tech firms report, along with hundreds of other companies.
Some of the market’s biggest stocks will report, but a certain Senate race may prove more important.