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  • For EA and THQ, Is a Turnaround in Their Future? Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 9:53 AM ET
    Medal of Honor

    The last couple of years have been rough ones for Electronic Arts and THQ. Rapid changes in the video game landscape and an unlucky string of underperforming titles has taken its toll on both companies’ stock prices.

  • Coinstar Shares Plummet Further on a Weak Q1 Outlook Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 8:18 PM ET
    Redbox

    Coinstar shares fell over 8 percent after-hours, following the company's earnings announcement. The problem: a much weaker-than-expected outlook for the first quarter.

  • Stocks Close Narrowly Mixed, Near New Highs Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 6:18 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks closed narrowly mixed with the major indices ending above key thresholds as investors focused on troubles in Egypt, shrugged off good job news, and took a breather after the market posted new multi-year highs on Tuesday. Disney rose, while Home Depot fell.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed Before Close; Banks Fall Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks were narrowly mixed ahead of the close, but still remained within a narrow trading range, as investors focused on unrest in Egypt and took a breather after the market posted new multi-year highs on Tuesday. Disney rose, while Home Depot fell.

  • Stocks Slump After Hitting Highs; Tech Rises Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 12:13 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks struggled for direction on Wednesday as clashes between government supporters and protesters in Egypt weighed on the market amid news of a better-than-expected gain in private-sector hiring last month. Merck and BofA fell, while Disney rose.

  • Futures Slip After Job News, Egypt Clashes Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    Stock index futures slid lower after initially trading flat despite a better-than-expected rise in private-sector hiring last month, but as clashes took place between governrment supporters and protesters in Egypt.

  • Roubini Economist: Egypt Poses 'This' Big Risk to US Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    "If oil prices rise far above $100 barrel," says Roubini economist Rachael Ziemba "this is the big risk we see."

  • The renown hedge fund manager is said to be considering taking a share in this retailer, thereby creating some unusual options activity, reports "DRJ."

  • Stocks End Down More than 1% on Egypt Woes Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks closed near session lows as civil unrest in Egypt sparked widespread selling that pushed the S&P 500 down nearly 2 percent and broke an eight-week winning streak for the Dow. Microsoft and Home Depot sank.

  • Is LivingSocial Gaining on Groupon? Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 4:09 PM ET

    LivingSocial is making major gains on its bigger rival, Groupon, which dominates the daily deals space with 50 million users. Once a distant second, LivingSocial's big discount offer from Amazon, which invested $175 million in the company, really put it on the map. LivingSocial added five million subscribers in January, hitting 20 million subscribers.

  • Stocks Tumble More than 1%; Microsoft Falls Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks extended steep losses, as the S&P 500 slid nearly 2 percent, as civil unrest in Egypt sparked widespread selling despite decent economic numbers. Microsoft and Home Depot fell, while Kraft rose.

  • Cramer: Egypt Speaks to Gold's Importance Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 3:47 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the Nasdaq’s pullback, Ford’s earnings and more.

  • Were Momentum, Small Caps the 'Canaries' for Stocks? Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 3:14 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange trader

    Small caps and momentum stocks may have been flashing warning signs about a broader market pull back.

  • Shipping Companies Up on Egypt Unrest Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 1:22 PM ET

    They are rallying on concerns that the Egyptian unrest could affect operations at the Suez Canal. Any disruption at the Suez Canal would cause tanker rates to go up.

  • Intraday Highs — Which Faded Fast Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    New intraday highs on the Dow and the S&P 500, but not on the Russell, the Dow Transports, or the Midcap Index. And we faded fast, and with good reason: earnings reports from Microsoft, Amazon, and Ford were all disappointing for various reasons...and widespread coverage of the Egyptian unrest.

  • Stocks Sink Amid Egyptian Unrest; BofA Rises Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 11:52 AM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sank despite a reading on consumer sentiment that was better-than-expected, and after the government reported a gain in gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2010, as traders feared the outcome of the escalating protests in Egypt. Microsoft and Home Depot fell, while Coca-Cola rose.

  • Ford Shares Top NYSE Volume Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 11:11 AM ET

    The problem appears to be weak margins in the North American auto business due to higher costs and other factors. There was also a charge for completion of debt-conversion offers. For 2011, they expect each of its Auto operations to be profitable and expects solid profiability for Ford Credit.

  • After Hours Action: Microsoft, Amazon Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    Quarterly results from both Microsoft and Amazon grabbed the spotlight with the numbers raising some eyebrows. What must you know?

  • Stocks Up Modestly, but End Shy of Benchmarks Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:43 PM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks ended up slightly as the major indices failed to close above significant benchmarks soon after Microsoft, in a surprise move, released earnings before the bell.  GE and Home Depot rose, while P&G fell.

  • Amazon Revenue Misses Forecasts; Shares Dive Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:41 PM ET
    Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    The online retailer's shares plunged in extended trading Thursday after the firm reported revenue that fell below what Wall Street had expected.