CNBC's "Fast Money" traders, like investors in the wider markets, were split on how to play the companies.» Read More
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.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.
On Tuesday the Fast Money pros were trying to determine the best way to play Amazon after the company missed expectations.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the play on Amazon's earnings, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial senior technology analyst, who has a sell rating on Amazon, and expects the company to continue its declining operating margins. Also, are techs in trouble or is it a buying opportunity, with Ron Insana, CNBC contributor, and IBM selects a new CEO, Virginia Rometty.
Stocks plunged sharply Tuesday to close at session lows amid jitters over the euro zone's ability to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis.
Amazon shares fell over 15% after a big miss on earnings and a disappointing Q4 guidance, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group; and Jordan Rohan, Stifel Nicolaus.
Amazon is doing so well it can afford to sacrifice some margin growth as it expands into digital media, Robert W. Baird senior research analyst Colin Sebastian told CNBC Tuesday.
Futures edged lower Tuesday after investors became nervous following comments from Germany's Angela Merkel ahead of Wednesday's EU summit and following a slew of mixed earnings reports.
A preview of Amazon's earnings and the strategy behind the company's growth plans, with Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior research analyst.
As markets countdown toward a European bailout plan, traders are finding other things to preoccupy themselves — like the routine of corporate earnings but also speculation about another Fed easing program.
Netflix is said to be adding 4.97 million subscribers in Q3. But why is there chatter that the company is on the ropes? Tony Wible, analyst at Janney Montgomery Scott, weighs in.
"It's going to be an unrelaxing weekend, with one eye looking over the shoulder at what's going on overseas," one strategist said. Plus a big earnings week.
Groupon may be one of the most harshly criticized initial public offerings in years. It seems almost every market pundit has offered damning words on the company's valuation, business model, and its prospects.
Apple’s stock was hammered after the company reported a rare miss in earnings. So the “Fast” traders debate whether this pullback is a buying opportunity.