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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed fractionally higher, helped by strength in Wal-Mart and Boeing, but the broader market failed to gain traction.
In a memo to Dell employees days after returning as chief executive officer, Michael Dell said the beleaguered computer maker is quashing bonuses for 2006 and reducing managers to help cut costs and steer the company back toward dominance.
On Wall Street, there’s a guilty pleasure in watching the rich and powerful stumble. After the resignation Dell Chief Executive Kevin Rollins, many investors began quietly asking where the axe might fall next. Jon Ogg, the editor of 24/7 Wall Street.com, has accurately predicted changes at the helm of Home Depot, Gap and, as we mentioned, Dell. Today on CNBC’s “Street Signs,” we asked the question that everyone is wondering.
Bears lost the Super Bowl but they might make some gains on Wall Street today. Stocks look set to start the week on a soft footing with focus on some key earnings reports and a light calendar of economic data. Merger news dominates Monday headlines.
The Dow finished at an all-time high on investor optimism about the strength of the economy.
Dell, who takes over as CEO for ousted Kevin Rollins, ends a four-year hiatus during which the company issued the largest consumer electronics recall ever, found itself the subject of a formal investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and lost its position as the world's largest PC maker to a rejuvenated Hewlett-Packard
Forget those primtetime soap stars, the newest drama people are talking stars Michael Dell. The 41 year-old has returned to the role of Chief Executive of the computer company that bears his name. He's replacing Kevin Rollins effective immediately. The upheaval could mark a new and compelling chapter in the company's history...
Stocks in the U.S. for now, look ready to run at the opening bell, continuing yesterday's Fed triggered rally. Some fresh data, pending home sales, auto sales, and some big earnings, including oil companies, are the headlines investors will watch today. Chinese stocks stabilized overnight, and Japanese shares rose.
Dell announced that Michael Dell will assume the duties of chief executive officer, replacing Kevin Rollins, who resigned. Dell will remain chairman of the troubled computer maker.
Microsoft’s Vista operating system has barely been on store shelves for a few hours and online gamers, a potentially big faction of Vista users, already have cause for concern. CNBC’s Jim Goldman had the story from Silicon Valley.
Some of the world's biggest brands are meeting in Davos this week. So it's appropriate that the World Economic Forum is discussing new ways companies can reach consumers in an increasingly competitive market. (More)
Stocks ended sharply lower after a day long selling spree, sparked by worries corporate earnings growth is showing signs of weakening.
Sun Microsystems tapped semiconductor maker Intel to supply it with chips for servers and workstations, and the chief executive officers of both companies told CNBC they'll work together to develop future products and promote one another's technology.
January has proven to be quite the busy month. We went from the Consumer Electronics Show, to Macworld, and then right into earnings season. And while there have been few tech surprises so far, this week promises to be filled with major headlines.
Hewlett-Packard extended its lead over Dell in the worldwide personal-computer market in the fourth quarter, according to reports released Wednesday by two top technology research firms.
Microsoft shares have been on a run in the last six months – moving up almost 58 percent. That, of course, is due in part to the impending release of the company’s most important product in years – Vista.
The size of the sale to Dell is the same as one to Cisco Systems, which until now has been Salesforce's single largest customer.
Shares of Advanced Micro Devices plunged, a day after the world's second-largest microprocessor maker said that low chip prices hacked into the company's fourth-quarter results.
Dell said Wednesday that the head of its commercial business group would retire in March and the No. 2 PC maker plans to split that unit into two as it streamlines its business.
U.S. jobs data will guide the markets today and bad news from Motorola is rippling through global markets. An early look shows U.S. equities weaker ahead of the opening. European stocks are lower as commodity driven shares continue to sell off and most Asian markets closed with losses.