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Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
Earth to Skype: Forget those lofty IPO plans. If Cisco Systems or a telecom company comes knocking on your door with a multibillion dollar buyout offer, take the money and run, say institutional investors and Wall Street soothsayers. ...A report from Daily Finance.
With August coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of yesterday's close.
CNBC will track several key mid-term election contests that distill the dollars-and-cents dilemmas facing Americans as they choose new representatives, senators and governors this fall.
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.
Facebook is now worth as much as $33.7 billion based on secondary market transactions, giving the privately held company an implied valuation greater than the market capitalizations of publicly traded internet stalwarts such as Ebay and Yahoo. The FT reports.
As online breaches continue to rise, new companies aiming to guarantee that customers' data is secure are springing up, thanks to the investments of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who are pouring tens of millions of dollars into tech startups.
The Mad Money host on Monday begged Washington to be more creative with the company’s coming IPO.
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 2)
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 1)
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Luxembourg-based Skype tentatively put the value of the offering at $100 million, but that's a rough estimate only used as a basis for calculating the filing fee for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.
Dueling pieces of legislation, both of which were introduced in Congress in July, address the issue of whether to close the loophole that allows online shoppers in most states to avoid paying sales tax.
Nuance, the company that makes Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows, is in a pretty sweet position: It’s essentially a monopoly.
Buying and selling sports tickets is a risky game. Yet the manifestations of that risk barely show its face to the general population, save for the case of a man who shot himself in 1998 after he promised Masters ticket packages that he couldn't deliver. But the economy, combined with a big bet that turned bad, has dug one of the biggest players in the ticket game into a big hole.
Large debt loads can weigh on a company's balance sheets, but a firm not having debt doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a money-making business. So are debt-free companies good investments right now? Doug Sandler, co-founder of Riverfront Investment Group, discussed his insights.
Stocks logged their best day in two weeks Thursday as a strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.
Stocks surged Thursday with the Dow jumping at least 200 points after another strong batch of earnings reports. Sandy Lincoln, investment strategist at M&I Investment Management, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared their insights.
Stocks advanced Thursday after another strong batch of earnings reports revived optimism about the economic recovery. Regional banks rallied.