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Stocks closed mostly lower after a volatile week marked by swinging prices of commodities and currencies, as investors wrestled with the implications of a worsening European debt crisis and a global economic slowdown.
Stocks traded lower ahead of the close as the dollar rose, and financial stocks fell amid fears of a worsening European debt crisis.
Stocks slumped, after fluctuating much of the morning, as financials fell and the dollar added to gains.
Stock index futures gained slightly ahead of the open after the government reported consumer prices rose in line with expectations.
Facebook has admitted that it secretly hired a public-relations group in the US with the aim of generating stories critical of Google's approach to privacy.
In my one-on-one with Google's Senior Vice President for Social, Vic Gundotra, he gave some intriguing stats about smartphone growth, tablet monetization, and how Google plans to cash in.
Energy heavyweights and top financial regulators head to Capitol Hill on Thursday, a cornucopia of retail data sets the tone for the earnings frenzy, and Cisco searches for its turnaround. Here's what we're watching…
Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, says big tech companies will squeeze out smaller guys. "Cisco needs to get realistic about growth," he adds.
Stocks tumbled 1 percent after three days of gains as a hike in oil and gas inventories triggered a selloff in commodities amid worries of a slowdown in global growth.
Stocks pared losses but remained sharply lower after three days of gains as commodities sank, triggered by an uptick in oil and gasoline inventories against a backdrop of worries over Greek debt and the health of China's economy.
Stocks skidded amid sliding oil prices and mixed earnings results after rising the three previous sessions.
The issue of mobile phone privacy reverberated in the halls of Congress Tuesday when Senator Al Franken (D-Minn), Chairman of the new privacy and technology subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee, heard testimony from both Apple and Google to get the 411 on just how much information has been collected.
There’s a lot of history to back up the inflation hawks argument that the federal government’s rapidly rising debt levels will in lead to hyperinflation. But—ahem—it’s different this time.
Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.
Rather than viewing Microsoft’s move as one of desperation, it could be seen as potentially brilliant in terms of staying in the game and perhaps even changing the game.
Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.
Am I the only one who thinks this "bolt-on acquisition" is unnecessary or at least extremely expensive, and that it highlights the fact that Microsoft doesn't really have an organic growth strategy?
Stocks rose amid solid economic reports, stabilizing oil prices, and news of growth in the Chinese economy.
Google's taking big steps to turn YouTube into a true entertainment destination, and to compete with Netflix, iTunes, Amazon and even Hulu. Along with the rest of those giants, Google wants to distribute content to consumers, so it can cash in on advertising and now rental revenue as well.
Following an up day for markets, plenty to scrutinize Tuesday: from private share markets to Google's growth model, Chopotle's immigration problems to the health of the real estate market. Here's what we're watching...