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Another round of layoffs was announced on Wednesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
The market is showing strength in ways that skeptics can't believe. Does that mean investors have missed the bottom?
The S&P 500 closed higher Tuesday, with stocks recording their best month since 2002.
Stocks closed out a tough quarter on a positive note, helped by gains in technology and big banks.
Online ad company ValueClick is burning bright with call activity today, as a new report shows that Internet advertising grew 10.6 percent to $23.4 billion last year.
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday, following a sharp decline in the previous session as investors digested the Obama administration’s tough stance on General Motors and Chrysler.
The Mouse House is bringing its short form content to the most popular video site on the web: YouTube. Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN reached an agreement to release short-form content on Google's YouTube. Together they're launching ad-supported channels for ESPN, which will launch mid-April and for ABC, ABC Family, and ABC News, which will launch in early May.
At the start of the month, General Electric was falling fast and the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, was at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500. In less than a month, that has changed significantly.
Stocks capped a relatively good week with a thud Friday as investors locked in profits.
Sheesh, suggest for a moment that Microsoft might have a winning message to deliver and wow does that burn you guys up!
For the first time, Microsoft is aggressively going after Apple in a new advertising campaign that will try to undo the damage it suffered from Apple's "I'm a Mac/I'm a PC" ads, from which Microsoft is still trying to recover.
Stocks fell sharply Friday, led by bank and technology issues, as investors locked in profits after a two-day winning streak.
Despite the drawback in stocks this morning, Bill Spiropoulous of CoreStates Capital Advisors told CNBC that the market recovery “is in full swing” — but Joe Heider of Dawson Wealth Management said investors “can’t call the bottom” yet. Both had investment recommendations.
US stock index futures pared losses slightly Friday after a report showed personal spending rose for a second straight month.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
This battle royale is benefiting tech in a big way.
Stocks rallied to the finish line to make it two for two Thursday as investors were encouraged by decent demand fof a $24 billion auction of seven-year Treasury notes. The Nasdaq shot up nearly 4 percent and is now positive for the year.
It was just a couple of months ago that Google confirmed that it would be cutting 100 employee recruiters, its first layoffs, and so symbolic in the wake of the nearly 14,000 workers the company has hired over just the past three years.
DNA has always been one of my favorite clever ticker symbols on the biopharma beat. Sure, GENE might've made sense for Genentech if it had been listed on the Nasdaq, but DNA was pretty good. But after today DNA is no more.
Cramer extols the virtues of cautious investing, and makes calls on Apple, Google, Hershey, Deere and more.