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Color and personalization of the new XPS M1330 notebook are how Dell is choosing to highlight its design innovation and separate itself from competitors. The PC maker debuted its new line of notebooks Tuesday in an unusual way in an unlikely setting: a runway show in Macy's Herald Square. The launch is all part of Dell's efforts to regain marketshare lost to competitor H-P by rebranding with a more stylish edge.
Every once in awhile there is a partnership or corporate event that sort of makes you scratch your head. Journalists and analysts are paid to connect the dots but on both fronts, the people I've spoken with today are wondering what's behind Dell's choice to launch its new product line at Macy's in Herald Square. The launch will be Tuesday morning in Manhattan and Dell executives including Sr. Vice President Alex Gruzen will be on hand for the runway show of products.
Microsoft will make changes to the program that helps Windows Vista users search their hard drives, in response to antitrust complaints from Google Inc., according to a U.S. Justice Department report issued late Tuesday.
Computer maker Dell said Thursday it will delay filing its financial report for the fiscal 2008 first quarter ended May 4 amid an ongoing accounting investigation.
Apple may be down today, but it isn't out, Cramer said. Also, his picks in the steel and PC industries.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Analyst actions and clinical trial data were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Monday. Shares of both XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio advanced on above-average trading volume on Monday after the Federal Communications Commission began the long-awaited public notice period of the proposed merger of the satellite radio providers.
It’s time to pass the torch. Cramer’s got a new bunch of tech heavyweights that transcend the sector and crush the competition. These are the stocks that will carry the weight of this market, he says, even on a down day like today.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Dell will use partnerships and acquisitions to become more services-oriented, the Financial Times reported in its online edition on Wednesday, citing an interview with the company's chief executive.
Remember Ben Curtis? He's the actor who played Steven, the "Dell Dude," the only memorable Dell ad campaign ever. Curtis was eventually phased out--he wanted to move on, and there was also the little matter of getting arrested for trying to buy marijuana. Since then, Curtis has done a little of this, a little of that. He was hired to promote Gameznflix, an online game and DVD rental company.
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Stocks closed with broad gains after strong economic data pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to new highs. "We thought probably the dance music would probably slow down by now but with the wave of mergers and $2.5 trillion dollars cash on the sidelines, it looks like the party will go on for a while," said Fred Dickson, chief market strategist at DA Davidson.
Stocks ended a holiday-shortened week higher on an almost continuous flow of merger news. The Dow closed with a weekly gain of 1.2%, rebounding nicely from a 0.4% decline a week earlier. It took several tries but the S&P 500 finally surpassed its March 2000 high, gaining 1.3%. The Nasdaq rose 2.2%, the best weekly performance since March.
Never underestimate the power of management - especially when it comes to Michael Dell and Eddie Lampert. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The S&P 500 and Dow reached all-time highs in May, but what about the NASDAQ? The index is well below its record set in March of 2000. That tech bull run was led by the 4 horsemen; Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) Who will be the new NASDAQ leaders?
Dell said that earnings rose 8% in preliminary first-quarter results, and the computer maker plans to lay off about 8,000 employees over the next year as part of an ongoing restructuring.
Jobs and manufacturing data combine this morning to tell the tale of the consumer and manufacturing pillars of the economy for a market set on moving higher. Stock futures are moving up after markets around the world start the month of June with gains.
CDW, a distributor of hardware, software and technology accessories, agreed to be acquired by a private equity company in a $7.3 billion deal.
Private equity firms are in talks for a buyout of CDW, a technology retailer with a market capitalization of about $6 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Tuesday.
Toshiba said it would buy microprocessors from Advanced Micro Devices, ending its exclusive ties with Intel for the supply of the brains that run computers, and sending its shares higher.