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Today we received his eyes in the mail!! IT'S GOOD TO BE KING...OF ALL MEDIA Looks like Big Media is not suffering from an economic downturn (except for Time Warner). Steve Wonsiewicz runs Fresearch.
Carl Icahn and a possible proxy fight with Yahoo, the CEO of Liz Claiborne on the status of their turnaround and after hours action from Whole Foods, Applied Materials and more.
Talk about a busy couple of days for HP: yesterday, news begins trickling out that a $13 billion deal between HP and Electronic Data Systems. Shares are halted, speculation begins, a statement from HP confirms the talks, the deal is announced this morning, investors wonder whether IBM will face competition in its bread-and-butter business, and oh yeah, HP also pre-releases earnings.
Vocal Yahoo dissident shareholder Eric Jackson has decided not to run a competing slate of directors to replace Yahoo's board.
For the week ending Friday, May 9, 2008, the U.S. Markets were negative for the week, with the Dow falling more than 200 points on Wednesday, making it the biggest point drop since 4/11/08.
The Dow faded under the weight of crude oil which surged past $125 per barrel Friday. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Risk aversion is definitely back today. You can see it in the dollar/yen, where the yen has really strengthened today. The AIG news (down 8 percent) told us that a lot of the bad news is still not priced in. Big momentum stocks like Visa, Mastercard, Nucor, US Steel, Anadarko, Apache, Bidu, Apple, and Google all saw profit-taking today. But here's the big problem: oil closing up five straight days, closing at a new high.
The relentless upward march of oil prices dominated the business headlines through the week, but there were other developments to inspire the traders, analysts, and fund managers who offered their suggestions to investors on CNBC.
A funny thing has been happening to Google lately. Have you noticed? It's going up! And I'm not talking about the one-day pop it got from those surprisingly good earnings. I'm talking about the day to day creep-up, the steady momentum. The parallels to Apple are pretty striking.
Google's top executives expressed hope that the Internet search leader will be able to form a potentially lucrative advertising partnership with Yahoo -- a deal that would lower the odds of Microsoft renewing its attempts to buy Yahoo.
Japanese telecoms and Internet group Softbank posted a worse-than-expected 13 percent fall in quarterly operating profit on Thursday, as its marketing costs ballooned on efforts to win new subscribers.
An agreement struck Wednesday could mean WiMax technology reaches 140 million people by 2010. How can you make ultra-fast money in the new ultra-fast wireless world?
As the stock rallies ahead of Thursday’s annual meeting, could it be that Google is actually the big winner in the MicroHoo debacle?
Stocks declined as soaring oil prices triggered concerns about inflation and consumer spending.
Microsoft is gauging Facebook's interest in a possible acquisition after the software giant's failed takeover attempt of Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Stocks performed a dizzying dance, sliding at the open, improving with economic reports and then doing a do-si-do with oil prices.
Stocks opened mixed Wednesday after a better-than-expected report on U.S. worker productivity. Oil hovered below $122 a barrel.
Clearwire and Sprint Nextel are planning to merge their wireless broadband units to create a new $14.55 billion wireless communications company.
Dollar finally rallying today after a couple of down days. Metal commodities lower, but energy commodities flat. Modest pop in futures as first quarter productivity rose a better than expected 2.2% vs expectations of 1.5%.