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Some late day earnings news could spill into Thursday's session: Apple shares rose after the company reported a 36 percent increase in profits to $1.05 billion. But the company guided third quarter below Wall Street estimates...
Microsoft is prepared to walk away from its $43.6 billion bid for Yahoo if the two sides can't agree on a price, Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said Wednesday.
About a month ago, I ran a Tech stock screen for a story Dennis Kneale was doing on air looking at companies that had been beaten up but had high earnings forecasts. Now with Apple and Amazon reporting today, I thought it would be interesting to see how these stock have performed.
Amazon shares started last quarter right at $100 a share, and since then, it's been all downhill from there. Frustrated investors will be looking for guidance from the company later today that the slide is over, and that the company is poised for a strong, back half of 2008. But that's a tall order for Amazon's executives.
Hours away from Apple's earnings, as you might expect, investors are a little nervous -- with a stock going from $119 to just short of $170, and then back to $160 in a matter of weeks. Some of you have written in with your thoughts ahead of earnings. Here's a sampling...
Oil prices are finally at the level where stock investors are taking note, but some traders think they still aren't paying enough attention.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Wynn popped while BJ Services and Netflix dropped.
Yahoo posted quarterly profit at the top end of Wall Street's lowered forecasts, but analysts questioned whether the results would force Microsoft to increase its takeover bid for the company.
There's about $41 billion in chips on the table, all the cards have been dealt in the Yahoo vs. Microsoft poker match -- and today is the day Microsoft and investors get to "call." (Google and News Corp. look on...)
Existing home sales data and major earnings from McDonald's, AT&T, and Dupont, among others, will play a key role in driving stocks after Monday's slow drift in the market.
Plus, how Cramer "blew it" on Google and revisiting the plagued XM/SIRI merger.
Back in February, following weeks of steady coverage focusing on Apple's fundamentals, I wrote that the Apple sell-off, which had taken shares from over $202 to around $119, seemed overdone.
Whisper numbers are a weird animal on Wall Street, especially when you're talking high profile earnings reports like Google, Apple, Yahoo, Microsoft, Intel and so many others.
Now that the first week of the technology earnings is over, many investors are breathing a sigh of relief.
ComScore's wildly off-the-mark prediction on Google's first quarter click growth shows how difficult measuring Web traffic can be.
Marketers and advertisiers are increasingly looking to ad networks, which sell display advertising across groups of Web sites, to promote their products.
Big banks topped this week's investing news as they continued to fight their way through the subprime mortgage mess. For some, like JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, which both reported earnings this week, it meant continued writedowns.
Stocks rallied Friday amid hope that the worst is over for financials and after solid earnings from multinationals.
Whenever the stock market rushes full speed ahead, it is hard not to look for the big let-down. That could be the case in the week ahead... Major earnings reports, housing data, annual shareholder meetings, and Tuesday's Pennsylvania presidential primaries are what traders will be watching to see if the trend continues.
Corporate earnings put investors in a buying mood and sent the Dow soaring. What's the "Word on the Street?"