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In a wild trading week that prompted major US exchanges to cancel trades amid fears of trader errors and computer system malfunction, the three major equity indices fell 5.7% or greater for the week.
Today Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski laid out plans to establish the FCC's authority to regulate broadband. Genachowski wants to ensure an "open Internet" and prohibit "unreasonable discrimination" by broadband providers against certain websites. He's not issuing laws or mandating so-called net neutrality today -- at this point he's simply looking to secure the commission's direct authority.
Cable company stocks fell Thursday after a new policy was announced by the Federal Communications Commission, two analysts told CNBC.
There may be more to Thursday's sell-off than meets the eye. What must you know?
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Tech investors are chattering about the latest from Google and whether it’s the next chapter in the company’s business plan.
OK, I know there are plenty of serious issues facing investors right now. Apple shares were getting slammed again this morning, and same goes for Google , though tech is staging a valiant comeback from their earlier lows today. (Google is now roaring back!) The images from Greece are horrifying. There's big time concern over Portugal.
Apple built a name for itself railing against Big Brother....Flash forward 30 years and near death experiences by both the company and the CEO who co-founded it have spawned a competitive urgency that has at once transformed Apple into one of business history's all-time success stories, and maybe into the corporate monolith it originally tried to displace.
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz received a $47.2 million compensation package during her first year on the job as the Internet company tried to motivate her to engineer a turnaround.
Find out what the CEO has to say about the future of this company.
Stocks rallied Thursday, led by the financials, after fears of contagion from the European debt crisis eased and U.S. jobless claims fell.
Europe is up, as are U.S. stocks, on hope that the EU will complete talks with Greece on a financial aid package that could be announced this weekend.
Get the latest smartphone trades from the entire Fast Money gang now that H-P has said it inked a deal to acquire Palm.
The real question with Hewlett-Packard's $1.2 billion purchase of Palm is can it do in the marketplace what Palm was unable to do by itself?
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Armstrong says the next company he will put his golden hands on is Honey Stinger, an 8-year-old small natural foods company based in Steamboat Springs, Colo., that makes honey-based energy gels, bars and chews.
Google shares are on the verge of breaking a key technical support level, which could mean at least a 6 percent drop from current levels, according to traders.
Investors slammed a string of Apple rivals in the wake of earnings. But as they made a mad dash for the exits, were some stocks oversold?
The Dow erased nearly all of its gains Monday, dragged down by the financial sector amid worries about financial reform. Caterpillar led the Dow's gainers, up more than 4 percent.
The Dow remained higher in mid-afternoon Monday amid a flurry of new M&A activity and an earnings beat from Caterpillar. But there was some weakness in the energy, banking and health-care sectors, which dragged on the S&P and Nasdaq.