The company reported 40 cents a share against the 35 cents expected; but arguably the bigger story here is the significant beat on the topline: Cisco reported $9.8 billion versus the $9/.4 billion expected.
Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.
On Wednesday, disappointing earnings sent investors running for the exits stopping a comeback dead in its tracks. Is the correction back; what should you be watching?
International markets were supposed to be the place to make money in 2010, but so far have failed to live up to their billing. But does that mean that the multinational story is dead?
Stocks struggled Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector.
When I sat down with Cisco CEO John Chambers at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month, he had a powerful story to tell: A plan to transform Cisco in a vertical, enterprise and consumer powerhouse 7 years in the making, was ready to pay dividends in 2010.
Technology bellwether Cisco is expected to announce fiscal-second quarter earnings results after the bell. Jason Ader, analyst at William Blair & Company and Simon Leopold, communications equipment analyst at Morgan Keegan & Co shared their analysis on the company.
Stocks were set to ease slightly at the opening, following the S&P's best two-day gain since October. But numbers on the employment landscape will likely dictate early sentiment.
Stocks on Wall Street could be put to the test Wednesday, after the market notched its best two-day gain in four months.
Cisco results are due Wednesday and what CEO John Chambers says could spark the next leg higher or trigger a correction.
The Bank ETF closed higher on Tuesday, shrugging off the Volcker plan presented to lawmakers. How should you trade financials, now?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Markets started the new month higher, but how long can the trend continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
Following two of the biggest market-moving figures in the world last week, Cisco’s John Chambers has his work cut out for him.
Cramer looks beyond the bloodletting.
Brace for another round of big earnings, next week. And options action suggests Exxon, Cisco and Pfizer are poised to move.
U.S. stocks finished January 2010 on a negative note, with all three major indices posting their worst monthly performance since February 2009.
Stocks are up modestly in the last trading day of the month. But don’t kid yourself — it has been a down start to the year for the markets. Stocks are down 2.5 percent in January and are looking to have their worst month since last February, thanks in large part to China tightening worries and concerns over government reforms for big U.S. banks.
As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports. So, what are the most important earnings reports to watch?
Stocks advanced Friday, the final trading day of January, after a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence.