BRUSSELS, Oct 3- Belgium's largest supermarkets engaged in price fixing of personal hygiene products, including soap and toilet paper, an expert at Belgium's competition board has ruled. It can be expected that the fines will be substantial, "said Bert Stulens, auditor general for Belgium's competition watchdog.
If you’re a current Red Hat investor Wednesday’s earnings release must have felt like getting caught in the rain without an umbrella while wearing your favorite Borsalino.
For Goldman Sachs, the insider trading case against a former board member, Rajat K. Gupta, which ended in a conviction on Friday, was distracting and discomforting. At least until now, it has also been very expensive, the New York Times reports.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
A nearly insatiable appetite for the latest personal electronic devices should enable the information technology sector to maintain its positive momentum for the next year.
With three major tech titans reporting earnings on Tuesday after the bell, trader Simon Bakers tells us to watch IBM. If Big Blue beats, look at this rival, he says.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 that displayed unusual volume in Wednesday's trading session.
Even though the overall stock market remains on the quiet side, there is a tremendous amount of news, especially on the earnings side.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers.
With Europe on a fiscal austerity program, virtualization companies have come under pressure. This might be a good buying opportunity, several analysts say, according to TheStreet.com.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
According to research from Key Private Bank and Factset, as many as 25% of companies reporting first quarter results will actually miss their estimates. On the bright side of things, that means 75% will either meet or exceed estimates for the quarter.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Jan. 25.
The tech sector has led the headlines with a flurry of M&A deals in the recent weeks. So are there any buys that are still out there for investors? Kennard Allen, portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Science and Technology Fund, shared his sector outlook.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after weekly jobless claims rose unexpectedly, indicating the US economy's problems are far from over. Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, discussed their insights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 21.
The Dow ended sharply lower Friday as growing worries about Europe overshadowed encouraging economic data. Still, the blue-chip index ended up 2.3 percent for the week.
Stocks fell heavily Friday as worries over the growing European debt crisis trumped some encouraging U.S. economic data. Financials, materials and techs were the biggest decliners.
Stocks continued to lose ground Friday as worries about the European debt crisis overshadowed somewhat encouraging US economic data.
BMC Software got slammed on a bad earnings report next week, but now the bulls are thinking about a potential takeover after rival Sybase got snatched up.