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Stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Thursday after a report showing yet another drop in U.S. home sales prompted investors to take profits. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Microsoft will announce plans to expand its relationship with online social network Facebook to provide web search and search advertising, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Here are some thoughts on Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer and his comments to more than 250 Wall Street analysts this morning here in Redmon.
Microsoft said Kevin Johnson, the executive in charge of its Windows and Web operations and an instrumental player in the company's failed $47.5 billion bid to buy Yahoo, is leaving the company.
Baidu.com, China's top search engine, said on Wednesday its quarterly profit rose 87% and forecast another surge in revenue, boosted by Internet traffic growth from the Beijing Olympics.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
With the advertising industry feeling the crunch of the economic downturn and with more demands for accountability, there's no question that digital advertising is where money is going.
It was a rare opportunity indeed, and a classy, stand-up decision by Yahoo President Sue Decker to sit down with me and answer some tough questions following months of wrangling, first with Microsoft, and then Carl Icahn.
The company holds to its 2008 outlook, despite a drop in second-quarter earnings. and says it is will continue to look at possible transactions, says CEO Jerry Yang.
ComScore has released its first study on internet usage in India. (What took so long? Seems half the internet is RUN in India.) Not surprisingly, internet usage there is growing quickly.
Yahoo may have doused one raging fire this week, settling with Carl Icahn, but there's still another blaze burning: the company's underlying business, and that may take far more effort to put out.
Unfortunately, no, for Time Warner. Cramer explains why the stock is down Monday.
Yahoo has reached a settlement with activist investor Carl Icahn to avoid a battle for control of the company.
Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.
Stocks are casting a wary eye on oil and, lacking any dramatic events, earnings news could steer the market.
Stocks finished the day mixed, as disappointing earnings from Microsoft and Google dragged down techs, but gained 3.6 percent for the week, helped by a rally in bank stocks and a sharp drop in oil prices. Oil ended the week down 11 percent at $128.88 a barrel.
After Microsoft and Google earnings knocked the Nasdaq can Apple profits prop up tech?
The Dow closed with fresh gains Friday due to a smaller-than-expected loss from Citigroup and the biggest weekly dollar drop ever in oil prices. What's the "Word on the Street?"
For the week ending Friday, July 18, 2008, the U.S. markets saw extreme volatility yet settled higher on better-than-expected earnings results, a pullback in crude oil, and an indication that the Fed will hold interest rates steady. Nonetheless, the Dow had its best week since April 18 and its best 3-day percent gain since March 2003 even after closing below 11,000 for the first time since July 2006.
Volatility reigned as the Dow closed below 11,000 for the first time since July, 2006 on Tuesday, followed by a market rally and the biggest 3-day gain of the Dow since March, 2003.