Google is diversifying into everything from smart meters to clean energy. This is making it hard for analysts to place a value on the search giant.
United Technologies reported earnings Wednesday that topped expectations, but profit declined amid large restructuring charges that saw the company close its largest-ever acquisition and sell several small units.
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Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers:
Stocks closed at session highs Friday, lifted by reports that central banks are prepared to provide liquidity after Sunday's Greek elections and amid growing hopes for action from the Fed in light of some recent disappointing economic data.
U.S. stock index came off their highs Friday following the New York Fed's "Empire State" manufacturing data, but still held gains following reports major central banks were ready to provide further monetary stimulus measures following Greece's elections over the weekend.
Stocks finished flat in a lackluster session Friday, but the major averages posted impressive weekly gains, with the Dow and S&P logging their best gains for the week since last December.
Here's a look at eight stocks that John Paulson bought in the fourth quarter and that are part of the top 30 holdings tracked on Stockpickr.
CBS watched its stock soar nearly 40 percent year to date, earning it a No. 17 rating in the 2011 top S&P stocks countdown.
Goodrich stock accelerated to a 39 percent year-to-date increase, making it the No. 18 top-performing S&P stock of 2011.
The two biggest gainers in the benchmark S&P 500 this year are in the oil and natural gas industry. Political instability among Middle Eastern oil countries and new drilling sites and technologies here at home are raising the prospects for growth, reports TheStreet.com.
Ten companies on the benchmark S&P 500 Index in the health-care and aerospace and defense industry have gained as much as 61 percent this year as the third quarter played host to a tumultuous 2011 for the stock market, reports TheStreet.com.
Stocks came off their worst levels, but still finished sharply lower Thursday in heavy-volume trading as a gloomy outlook from the Federal Reserve in addition to ongoing economic jitters fueled concerns of a recession.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Thursday's trading session.
It’s not all about Greece and Europe – global slowdown worries are also clouding the situation for stocks.” – Remember that from yesterday morning? It’s clearly holding true again today.
Futures plunged sharply Thursday after the Federal Reserve warned of significant risks to the struggling economy and following a report that showed further contraction in China's manufacturing sector.
Futures shaved most of their earlier losses Wednesday as investors waited for the outcome of a two-day meeting of the Fed on interest rate policy.
Stocks staged a strong comeback in the final hour of trading Monday, cutting their losses by more than half, following a report that the Greek finance minister official said the debt-ridden nation may be close to a deal with its international lenders, according to Reuters. Still, stocks ended lower, snapping a five-day winning streak.
After a lot of market buzz about United Technologies getting ready to do a big deal, it appears that the company is in talks to buy aerospace supplier Goodrich. Shares of Goodrich soared after-hours.
CNBC's David Faber reports UTX is in talks to acquire Goodrich for $110 to $125/share, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.