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With not many clear forecasts from executives to work on, analysts are taking it upon themselves to extrapolate those better than expected fourth quarter results forward.
Stock index futures pointed to a non-committal start to the week Monday.
Wall Street will keep a cautious eye on Europe in the week ahead, as the global credit crisis proved it still carries a potent sting for markets.
U.S. stocks finished the first week of February on a negative note, led to the downside by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. This week, the Dow broke below the 10,000-mark, trading as low as 9,835.02 on Friday, its lowest level since November 5, 2009.
Plus, find out why the Dow managed to close in positive territory after a near two-day sell-off.
The Dow pulled off a stunning comeback, finishing above the 10,000 mark after being down sharply for most of the day amid worries about the recovery and Europe's debt woes.
With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed to benefit from the Super Bowl.
Institutional Investor Magazine has named its 2010 list of the best CEOs in the U.S., as well as top CFOs, investor relations professionals and companies singled-out for providing the best investor relations.
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.
The latest numbers, out today from Comscore reveal that the number of videos Hulu streamed quadrupled from December 2008 to December 2009. And Hulu's unique visitors grew to over 44 million, up from just 24.5 million a year earlier.
Time Warner Cable and Comcast both noted in their earnings reports today that they have been buying back their own shares.
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The week started out with nothing but good looking news. Overseas a bunch of countries reported their Purchasing Managers surveys (PMI) and they were almost uniformly good.
The Academy doubled the number of nominees for best picture to 10. No surprise "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side", "Precious", Inglorious Basterds and "Up in the Air" were on the list.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is feeling the pinch of online piracy and the decline of DVD sales. The movie studio announced on Monday that it will lay off 450 employees, or 6.5 percent of its workforce, and also plans to close 100 open positions. It will start handing out pink slips in March.
U.S. stocks finished January 2010 on a negative note, with all three major indices posting their worst monthly performance since February 2009.
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?
CNBC's parent, NBC Universal and cable giant Comcast are trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission to approve their planned merger -- today filing a merger application and public interest statement.
U.S. stocks are on track to break a 10-month winning streak this month, closing January 2010 with their worst monthly performance since February 2009.
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