Stocks finished sharply lower Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Home Depot fell, while HP rose.
Stocks continued to selloff Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Intel fell, while H&P rose.
Stocks are lower as investors shrug off a positive government report on consumer spending and a raft of mergers and acquisitions news. bank of America, Amex fell, while H&P rose.
Google’s YouTube video site is in negotiations with Hollywood’s leading movie studios to launch a global pay-per-view video service by the end of 2010, putting it head-to-head with Apple in the race to dominate the digital distribution of film and television content.
U.S. stock index futures are lower after the government reported consumer spending rose at the strongest pace in four months, Hewlett-Packard announced a stock buyback, and as investors digested merger and acquisition news.
Walt Disney and Time Warner Cable said Sunday that they have made "significant progress" in resolving their issues over programming fees with less than a week left to renew a pact that feeds TV channels like ESPN into American households.
Apple is the hot topic in Hollywood as studios continue negotiations with iTunes over 99 cent TV episode rentals. Now sources tell me they expect an announcement at Apple's iPod event on September 1.
Stocks rebounded heading into the final hour of trading Wednesday, threatening to snap a four-day losing streak. The Dow was higher, finding firmer footing above 10,000.
U.S. stock index futures edged slightly lower ahead of the open Wednesday in the wake of four straight sessions of losses for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and ahead of more numbers on the state of the housing market.
With the markets lower for the fourth trading session, are we headed for a double-dip? David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds and Sandy Lincoln, investment strategist at M&I Investment Management shared their insights.
A new study by The NPD Group finds that 20 percent of the U.S. population has played a game on a social network at one point or another. That works out to 56.8 million Americans.
Following triple digit gains and losses for the Dow this week, the major US indexes ended mixed on Friday, with the NASDAQ chalking up a positive performance. Within the S&P, energy and financial companies fell the most.
A Muslim woman who works as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant alleges her employer sent her home without pay after she refused to remove her head covering in front of customers.
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Stocks slipped Friday in quiet summer trading as the closing bell neared after several reports on the economy did little to improve the mood of investors and the market continued on track to record its worst week since the week ending July 2.
Hulu, the rapidly growing hub for online television and movies, aims to go public through an offering that could value the company at more than $2 billion, the New York Times reports.
The Orange Bowl lost an orange sponsor when FedEx decided not to renew the BCS game. But sources tell CNBC that Discover Card, which also has orange in its logo, is expected to be the new sponsor of the BCS game.
The major indexes end the week in negative territory with the NASDAQ bringing up the rear, losing 5% for the week and suffering its 4th worst week of the year.
Stocks ended the week down sharply, with the major indexes down as much as 4 percent in the worst week for the markets since July 2. Retail drops.
U.S. stocks were lower Friday after several reports on the economy did little to change the overall picture for investors.