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Upbeat results from technology firms led stocks higher Friday, however the Nasdaq was the only major index to close in positive territory for the week. Is tech your top trade?
Here we are a week before Christmas, the last night of Hanukkah, and it's the perfect opportunity to find out what's selling, what's not, and what investors ought to be paying attention to.
Take Two Interactive Software on Thursday reported fourth quarter earnings that were in line with the updated guidance it issued earlier this month. The company lost 28 cents per share, compared to a 20 cent per share loss in 2008. Net revenue, at $343.4 million, was slightly higher than the 2008 figures.
On Thursday the Fast Money traders were keeping a close eye on action in the dollar and bank stocks. Pete Najarian thinks two names could double.
Yes and no, the Mad Money host says. Read on for his full report.
Ever since electronic books emerged as a major growth market, New York’s largest publishing houses have worried that big-name authors might sign deals directly with e-book retailers or other new ventures, bypassing traditional publishers entirely. Now, one well-known author is doing just that.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks closed at a 14-month high Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market — and investors' appetite for risk.
Stocks closed at 14-month highs on Monday on the hope that more M&A was on the horizon after Exxon Mobil announced a $30 billion deal to take over nat gas supplier XTO.
So, this year, instead of buying your kid the hottest toy that's going to make her friends drool, consider giving the gift that could keep on giving – stocks!
Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market.
Stocks opened slightly positive Monday as investors grew less jittery about the situation in Dubai and a big merger deal helped juice the energy sector.
Blu-ray, a high-definition variation of the DVD format introduced three years ago, was initially met by a collective shrug from most consumers. Who needed another black box to connect to the TV, the thinking went, even if it did promise to play movie discs in clear, crisp high-definition?
Stock index futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Monday as investors cheered news that Abu Dhabi would provide $10 billion of surprise aid to neighbor Dubai.
Sales at U.S. retailers rose more than expected in November according to a data on Friday, raising hopes of a self-sustaining economic recovery. What does the strong retail numbers mean for the stock market? Jon Fisher, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer T3live.com weighed in.
On Thursday, HarperCollins became the latest publisher to play hardball with Amazon in an attempt to hold market share.
The Dow and S&P closed higher on Thursday as investors bet on a year-end rally with money rotating into the technology sector.
David Pogue takes a read on Barnes & Noble's answer to Amazon's Kindle.
And Google, Amazon.com and other techs as well.
Dramatic price cuts in consumer technology brought buyers to stores the week of Black Friday, but retailers may have gone a little overboard on the loss leaders this year.