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Microsoft sits in the sweet spot of global economic recovery, but this company still has to outperform Street expectations in order for this stock to really work. At least that's the word from several analysts I'm talking to ahead of the company's second fiscal quarter earnings later today.
On Wednesday Apple introduced a new gadget and enthusiasm drove the entire Nasdaq higher. Could this one really could be a game changer?
Stocks eked out a gain Wednesday as the debut of Apple's iPad tablet computer energized tech stocks and financials rebounded amid relief that the Fed's statement offered no surprises.
This is a live blog from Jim Goldman who is in San Francisco attending an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts where it is expected Apple will unveil and share details of its newest product, The iPad.
Stocks continued to slide Wednesday after the Fed left the "extended period" language in their statement, referring to how long they will leave interest rates low. Stocks had already been trading lower after some disappointing earnings outlooks.
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Sometimes it can be comical when, on the eve of a new technology paradigm, those who stand to benefit the most run for the exits out of fear of the unknown.
In the aftermarket, the traders pored over results from Yahoo! looking to glean insights about the Internet company as well as the broader tech sector.
While the earnings are certainly a nice increase from the torrent of charge-filled red ink during the same quarter a year ago, this company has a lot of explaining to do about where Yahoo goes from here.
Ahead of Steve Jobs big presentation tomorrow attention turns to Verizon — a company that many thought would be featured in the Apple event.
Later tonight we'll get Yahoo's fourth quarter numbers, and if you're using Google's blockbuster report from last week as a kind of barometer to handicap Yahoo, that may not be such a good idea, and here's why.
Verizon Communications posted mobile customer growth that blew past Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter but it reported a net loss from a hefty charge for worker layoffs.
A year ago, the opinion makers at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos were so riveted by fears of global warming that they paid little attention to another threat. Not this year.
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Business negotiations -- traditionally made in private behind closed doors -- are increasingly done in the open and with public input, says the New York Times.
Markets opened higher on Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as financials gained. Tyler Vernon, chief investment officer of Biltmore Capital Advisors, and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management, shared their insights.
Apple is kicking off a big week: It reports first quarter earnings after the bell Monday, and is expected to unveil a touch-screen tablet device on Wednesday that will rival Amazon.com’s Kindle. Mike Abramsky, managing director at RBC Capital Markets, discussed his outlook for the company.
Stocks logged their worst week since March, when the rally began, as worries about earnings, China and a tightening grip from Washington rattled Wall Street.
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each plan to sell 5 million shares of their company stock. Is this a sign of the top?
Apple has captured a kind of perpetual motion in the market completely elusive to all others who have tried to match its performance. Monday's numbers should be a knock-out, but longer term, there simply is no better company in a better position than Apple.