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Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.
Is the market really marching higher? Or are recent gains all about window dressing into the end of the quarter?
Stocks ended just off the highs of the day Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple of weak economic reports, as energy and telecom gained. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.
Stocks gained Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple weak economic reports, as energy and retail stocks moved higher.
Measuring the benefits of dividend payments is a balancing act. For tech companies, it’s a matter of whether the valuation support that dividends provide justifies the implicit admission that their organic growth opportunities are limited.
Again, investors were not willing to put money to work in the financials. In fact, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley are near their 2011 lows.
The U.S. is suffering through a debt binge and it’s now going through deleveraging, which dampens economic growth, said Allison Deans, senior advisor at Varick Asset Management and CNBC contributor.
Stocks added to modest gains amid light volume and weak economic news as the quarter end neared. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.
Stock index futures continued to trade slightly higher after news that home prices fell less than expected.
Amazon.com wants to be more than a destination for shopping online — it also dreams of being a place where you can store your music, photos and videos and access them any time, from any computer.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
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With increasing competition from Apple, and a customer base that's more price-conscious than ever, Nintendo has a lot riding on its new handheld device.
The "Mad Money" host explains why Google won't be kept down, and why MedcoHealth and Express Scripts shouldn't both be on the slide.
Is it time for Best Buy to rethink the superstore? A least one analyst thinks so.
Brick-and-mortar retailers can't compete with Internet stores that charge no sales tax, analyst David Strasser said. He thinks that should change.
Best Buy reported earnings above expectations, but most of the gain was due to a better tax situation. 2012 guidance was at the low end of expectations.
Google’s ambition to create the world’s largest digital library and bookstore has run into the reality of a 300-year-old legal concept: copyright, the New York Times reports.
Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.
International growth may triple the number of subscribers in the next six years, giving Netflix more paying customers than all U.S. cable companies combined.