As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
An elite squad of guinea pigs has worked its own brand of magic at the box office, taking the No. 1 spot from boy wizard Harry Potter.
Investors are looking for glimmers of economic hope in the everyday basics, from cereal to pens to cleaning supplies.
Corporate earnings will serve as a tailwind for the stock market in the week ahead, but gains could be constrained after an 11 percent run in just two weeks.
All the major US indexes were up 4% or greater for the week, after closing roughly flat for the day on Friday. The Dow crossed and remained above 9,000 on Friday, posting its best 2-week percent gain since late March 2000.
The bears were caught by surprise on Friday with the S&P 500 turning positive, despite rather disappointing earnings from Microsoft and weakness from Schlumberger.
This week we're not naming a winner. You are. Vote in the poll at the bottom. Here are the nominees...
Twitter is the talk of the Fortune Brainstorm conference. Everyone agrees it's a hot, powerful, popular new tool. But there's zero consensus about its profit potential.
While Technology is the topic of the Fortune Brainstorm TECH conference in Pasadena, Ca, where I'm reporting from today, media companies are front and center here.
While the surge in tech and financials grab the headlines, a rather profound rally has occurred in media land. Look no further than stocks like Disney, CBS and Discovery Communications, which have posted respective gains of 31%, 28% and 35% over the last three months.
In the three years since she started Deadline Hollywood Daily, a daily blog about the entertainment business, her combination of old-school skills — she is a relentless reporter — and new-media immediacy has made her a must-click look into the ragingly insecure id of Hollywood.
The World Series of Poker has turned into a tremendous property for ESPN over the years. It’s basically the sporting world’s version of the lottery, with a little bit more skill attached.
Wizards and spies? Voldemort and Ernst Stavro Blofeld? Besides their accents, what do Harry Potter and James Bond have to do with one another? With the latest release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the young wizard's franchise is poised to surpass the Bond franchise in all time revenue. Here are the top 10 movie franchises of all time...
Cramer is having a hard time accepting that just one of this company’s franchises accounts for two-thirds of the market cap. Could Wall Street be wrong here?
Time Warner and Comcast's partnership to bring cable TV content to the Internet is adding more big brand-name partners.
Silicon Alley Insider tipped me off to a woman who has been updating her Twitter profile during a bank robbery this morning in the Big Apple.
When Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat down to chat at Sun Valley, he couldn't avoid the most talked about startup at the Allen & Company conference: Twitter.
The Wall Street vet has high hopes for housing, but Cramer isn’t so sure about the call.
While video game sales top Hollywood’s annual box office receipts these days, they still have a lot to learn from the movie industry.
I just landed in Sun Valley for the annual Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. There are only a handful of private jets in the airport right now, but in just a few hours it'll be packed with jets whose tail numbers tell the story of some of the richest men in America.
Michael Jackson's memorial at the Los Angeles Staples Center will be a traffic-stopping mob scene; an expensive, coffers-draining circus for the city. But it'll also be a huge cash cow for a number of Los Angeles businesses.