Stocks rose Friday, with Wall Street headed to a fourth week of gains ahead of the long holiday weekend.» Read More
Netflix and Amazon.com are two good examples as to why you should be cautious about investing in a highly valued stock. Shares of both companies fell significantly earlier this week after disappointing investors.
With a week left before pricing its long-watched initial public offering, Groupon executives, led by CEO Andrew Mason, will round out the first leg of road show presentations in front of an estimated 300 investors at Manhattan’s St. Regis hotel Friday.
The stock market's sharp gains since early October came as investors let go of their worst fears, but it now needs a fresh catalyst to get back to its highs
Given the weak earnings showings from these tech favorites, investors may be wary of taking steps into this sector. Shunning technology, however, is not the best strategy going forward. This is especially true now that the holiday season is nearly upon us.
Stocks rebounded in volatile trading Wednesday to close near session highs as investors were encouraged over several reports that pointed to a progress in the European debt talks.
Insight on the hottest news headlines, including Amazon, Yahoo and Occupy Wall Street, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, Kayla Tausche & John Carney.
Amazon missed earnings expectations as revenue was strong but margins decreased as new products were rolled out and infrastructure investment was expanded. Amazon had warned that the third quarter would likely be soft but analysts were still feeling particularly optimistic given the rollout of the Fire tablet.
Despite being a Netflix skeptic, Whitney Tilson of T2 tells us this is the time to buy. "There are a lot of different ways to win here," he says.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Wednesday's trading session.
No argument on Wall Street can get you more trouble than trying to make the case one company is cheap or expensive relative to another. But look at Apple and Amazon.
I was on the verge of buying an iPad. I had resisted buying a iPad for a long, long time. The reasons for my resistance were spelled out in a post I wrote shortly after the iPad was introduced. Then along came the Kindle Fire.
"It's hard to imagine anyone could possibly fill the enormous vacuum left with the tragic death of Steve Jobs. But people are searching hopefully for such a person," and this author thinks that person could be Jeff Bezos.
Amazon has seen anything but amazing after reporting disappointing earnings, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners internet and technology analyst.
The German Bundestag has reportedly approved a strengthening of the European Financial Stability Facility. China is waiting, but will make a move soon. The head of the EFSF, Klaus Regling, is going to China and likely other Asian countries to seek money for his fund.
Futures added to their gains Wednesday after demand for durable goods rose and following a handful of better-than-expected earnings. Investors also grew hopeful that EU leaders could strike an agreement on a lasting plan to tackle the euro zone debt crisis.
Amazon is a miraculous revenue growth story despite the earnings miss, say s CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Amazon.com disappoints investors with its Q3 earnings. A breakdown of the numbers, with Anthony Diclemente, Barclays Capital.
European leaders have been setting the table for a plan that will likely fail to satisfy the financial markets' appetite for detail. Plus, earnings from Boeing & Ford.
CNBC's Jon Fortt with an update on Amazon's conference call, and how to play it, with the Fast Money traders.
On Tuesday the Fast Money pros were trying to determine the best way to play Amazon after the company missed expectations.