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Stocks ended lower in thin trading Monday, with the S&P and the Nasdaq posting a loss for the month of April, following a handful of mixed economic reports in addition to news that Spain slipped into a recession.
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He’s not a household name like Gates, Jobs, or Zuckerberg. His face isn’t known to millions. But during his remarkable 20-year career, no one has done more to change the way we communicate.
With a handful of employees in a small office in Reno, Nevada, Apple has done something central to its corporate strategy: it has avoided millions of dollars in taxes in California and 20 other states. The NYT explains.
Armed with better-than-expected corporate profits, bulls will grapple with potentially bearish economic and European news this week.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at the read from industrials that suggests we're moving into later cycle categories.
The Fast Money traders always enjoy hearing from you. Following are your questions about the market, Amazon and more.
Stocks finished higher Friday, with the Nasdaq posting its best weekly gain in almost three months, helped by a round of encouraging earnings, a better-than-expected consumer sentiment report and despite weak GDP report.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket and space capsule filled with supplies bound for the International Space Station on May 7. If the launch is successful, it will be the first time a private company, not a government agency, has accomplished such a feat.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the biggest winners and losers in Friday's stock market.
The FMHR traders discuss how to trade a 2% economy and whether to go for yield or go for growth. Herman Leung, Susquehanna senior analyst, also discusses the trade on Amazon since the company reported a blowout quarter.
Amazon's blowout quarter sent shares soaring 14%, helped by strong demand for its Kindle devices. The Wall Street Journal's Dennis Berman discusses which companies are vulnerable to Amazon's dominance.
Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst and Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer analyst, break down the tech giant's blowout Q1 reporting EPS of $0.28 vs. $0.07 and revenues of $13.2B vs. $12.90B, and take a look at its outlook for growth.
Kids were squinting in the sunlight while their military parents were wearing cool aviator sunglasses. So Marine Capt. Ted Fienning came up with the idea for, wait for it .... Babiators.
U.S. stock index futures erased their earlier gains Friday following a disappointing GDP report that showed the economy grew less than expected in the first quarter, but some encouraging earnings news helped limit the loss.
Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers.
Allscripts shares plunge in a slew of bad news, Amazon shoots up of blowing out earnings, SBux matches but shares fall, Europe’s debt woes weigh on the market.
Talk about a stronger than expected quarter – the Street was stunned by the latest numbers from Amazon.
In Starbucks' conference call, its CEO says the "seismic change" in consumer behavior is "here to stay," with CNBC's Jane Wells. Meanwhile CNBC's Jon Fortt has an update on Amazon earnings and Keith Goddard, Capital Advisors, discusses whether Staples is like a "little Amazon."
Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday: