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Stock ended the session largely flat, with the Dow slightly lower before the close, after a session marked by quiet trading in a narrow range on mixed economic data. Technology stocks gave a slight boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher.
Stocks were modestly higher Monday amid thin volume as investors continue to digest news of a weaker economy.
The trailer for the upcoming movie "The Social Network," about Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg, is ripe for Internet riffing.
Stocks slipped Friday in quiet summer trading as the closing bell neared after several reports on the economy did little to improve the mood of investors and the market continued on track to record its worst week since the week ending July 2.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Monday, in the wake of a negative week for the major indexes as investors braced for the next batch of earnings and data on the state of the housing market.
Google’s compromise with Verizon is the latest collision between idealism and pragmatism at the company, which has long promoted the idea that its mission is for the public good, the New York Times reports.
From next week, German households have four weeks to request to be deleted from Google's mapping service Street View; and there are signs that many of them will, amid worries about privacy and still-fresh memories of secret police surveillance.
The major indexes end the week in negative territory with the NASDAQ bringing up the rear, losing 5% for the week and suffering its 4th worst week of the year.
Stocks ended the week down sharply, with the major indexes down as much as 4 percent in the worst week for the markets since July 2. Retail drops.
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 2)
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 1)
U.S. stocks were lower Friday after several reports on the economy did little to change the overall picture for investors.
More corporations are holding onto their cash and afraid to spend because they fear that history will repeat itself, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services. He discussed his market insights.
India's demands to gain access to BlackBerry's encrypted content is a "real problem" for smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM), said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group.
The traders give their take on Apple, Microsoft, Google and get the lowdown on Motricity straight from its CEO.
There was a time not that long ago that the BlackBerry was part of the image of the Alpha Male. No longer.
The Android App Inventor from Google is intended to help nontechnical types create their own apps. CNBC Contributor David Pogue wants to know if it lives up to the hype.
Stocks tumbled Wednesday on light volume as investors lost confidence in the global economic recovery following the Federal Reserve's grimmer outlook and softening growth in China.
The US equity markets have been "underplayed," hurt by a negative psychology that isn't based on the fundamentals, Robert Weissenstein, CIO at Credit Suisse Private Banking Americas, said on CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks tumbled more than 250 points Wednesday amid light volume as investors continued to lose confidence in the strength of the global economy in the wake of the Federal Reserve's dimmer outlook and a decline in China's domestic economy.