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Wall Street is looking for direction and futures are little changed this morning, though stock markets around the world gained ground after Friday's U.S. market rally. Oil is slightly firmer, the dollar is up, and interest rates remain a cause for concern in the stock market.
The top antitrust official at the U.S. Justice Department last month backed Microsoft by urging state prosecutors to reject a confidential complaint filed by Google , The New York Times reported on Sunday.
Google's privacy practices are the worst among the Internet's top destinations, according to a watchdog group seeking to intensify the recent focus on how the online search leader handles personal information about its users.
Analysts say the next couple of weeks could be rough for the stock market as investors keep a close eye on interest rates. "We're probably going to see some more selling," Sebastian Leburn, chief investment officer at Weiss Capital Management, told CNBC.com.
Time Warner said Thursday it will make a decision on AOL's future by the end of the year, addressing rampant speculation the online unit could be spun off or merged with another company.
Here they are. The four stocks that Cramer thinks are going to resurrect the tech sector even as they redefine it. Get ready to party like it's 1999. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
It’s time to pass the torch. Cramer’s got a new bunch of tech heavyweights that transcend the sector and crush the competition. These are the stocks that will carry the weight of this market, he says, even on a down day like today.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Google (GOOG) climbed to an all-time high Tuesday of $518, bucking the overall market trend as investors continued to pile into the country's most popular stock. The catalyst for the move today was a deal with Salesforce.com to help small businesses advertise. How do you trade?
Keith Wirtz, president and chief investment officer of Fifth Third Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes the market is poised to move higher despite rising oil prices and the possibility of higher interest rates.
Ebay wants to auction anything and everything, and now it's using its auction technology to create an efficient ad sales system to compete with Google, which dominates the online ad sales space. Starting today eBay is going to start brokering radio advertisements. Working with Bid4Spots (quite the obvious name) some 2,300 radio stations will auction airtime through eBay media marketplace. Ebay profits by taking a piece from advertisers payments.
Online auctioneer eBay. said Tuesday it is ready to begin auctioning advertising airtime on 2,300 participating U.S. radio stations, expanding on an existing plan to sell cable television ads.
After weeks of seeing various market indexes set records, it’s not unusual to see my magic market spreadsheet “go green” -- an expression coined, because when an index or stock exceeds some prior high, the spreadsheet is rigged to display “new record” in green. However, Google’s move to a record high today was unusual...
Stocks closed lower as investors used rising bond yields and diminished outlook for an interest rate cut as excuses to take profits. "Technically, the market looks a lot like it looked before the 5% correction we got back in late February," said John Kattar, chief investment officer with Eastern Investment Advisors. "The market is overbought."
Shares of Google reached an all-time record in intraday trading on Tuesday following positive comments from a handful of analysts.
Searching on the web has been hot forever, or at least since Google created its nifty homepage. But now Ask.com is coming up with a crazy new way to compete--Ask3D, a new search platform. It can't really be 3-D if it's on your computer screen, but it is a 3-panel interface, that delivers results with both Web links and video, images, and links to things like music, all one one page. Sort of like if you searched all of Google's categories (news, images, video) all with one click.
The best trades right now seem to be in the gaming, telecommunications, and internet services industries. Alexander Motola, Portfolio Manager at Thornburg Core Growth Fund, likes Las Vegas Sands, Amdocs Limited, and Google in particular.
Noah Blackstein, portfolio manager for Dynamic Mutual Funds, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes stocks are undervalued and the market can go higher.
Internet television service Joost named former Cisco senior executive Mike Volpi as its new chief executive on Tuesday, choosing a telecom veteran to lead the company as it courts big media to show programming on its site.
YouTube said on Sunday it has reached a revenue-sharing deal with Hearst-Argyle Television whereby local TV stations will be paid when users of the video-sharing site watch their programming.
Whatever Google wants, Google gets – and the search giant’s eyes are fixed on this digital maps company.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.