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WASHINGTON, March 31- U.S. Supreme Court justices stepped gingerly into a raging debate over computer software on Monday, voicing concerns about vaguely defined patents but signaling they would avoid any radical change to existing law.
WASHINGTON, March 31- U.S. Supreme Court justices gave little indication on Monday they would set new guidelines on patent eligibility of software.
WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court will on Monday delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection. Google Inc, Dell Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Microsoft Corp, Hewlett-Packard Co and engine manufacturer Cummins Inc, are among the companies that have filed legal papers weighing in on the issue.
March 5- Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp reported a bigger quarterly loss due to lower sales to the U.S. military and its transition to a new emission technology. Navistar's net loss widened to $248 million, or $3.05 per share, in the first quarter ended Jan. 31 from $123 million, or $1.53 per share, a year earlier.
Obama made the announcement in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, about 20 miles from Washington, at a distribution center for Safeway grocery stores, next to a trucking rig that had been redesigned to increase fuel economy.
DETROIT, Feb 11- General Motors Co's new Chairman Theodore "Tim" Solso is not afraid to make edgy and sometimes unpopular decisions, a trait that could come in handy as the No. 1 U.S. automaker seeks to further reinvent itself under new Chief Executive Mary Barra.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
First, the good news: we have safely put January behind us. Now for the bad news.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 31- Blu LNG, one of the biggest names in the move to wean U.S. trucks off diesel onto natural gas, has laid off 20 percent of its staff, ousted several senior executives and slowed down development of fueling stations as it waits for more truckers to embrace the switch to the cheap and cleaner-burning fuel.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Ahead of the jobs number, "I would be a buyer of anything that needs a smokestack to make it all happen,” Cramer said.
"I think the one thing we're really missing is animal spirits," Laszlo Birinyi says.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
We saw mixed reports from large multinational industrial companies. Key sectors to watch include companies that make heating and air conditioning systems, electric motors, and truck parts.
U.S. stock index futures held their gains Tuesday, with the S&P 500 poised to hit a fresh high, despite a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting.
As the Fed begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, markets will get a look at how consumers behaved just before the government shut down.
Sure the shutdown could become frightening. But Cramer doesn’t want it to scare you out of stocks entirely.
With a government shutdown seeming ever more likely, what’s an investor to do?
“This is an amazing development,” said Cramer. It hasn’t happened for over 10 years.
Because most pros are hyper-focused on rates and tapering, Cramer thinks they've missed some forthcoming catalysts. And they're big.