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Dell expects to expand its profitability this year as the company shifts its resources to faster-growing emerging market regions, Chief Executive Michael Dell said Tuesday.
You ever watch popcorn pop? The oil gets hot, the kernels start moving around, and then one pops. And another. And then pretty soon, it gets so hot that everything pops all at once. Check out what's going on today on Wall Street with Apple and you gotta wonder whether these are merely the first kernels to pop before the company reports earnings.
Companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index bought a record $589 billion of their own stock in 2007 as they looked for ways to spend their cash hoards, S&P said Monday.
Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.
Is Dell running the risk of becoming the Yahoo! of the PC sector? Seems that way. The company has been spiraling, locked in fits and starts of recovery and morass for the better part of four years, and now there's word that already aggressive cuts and reorganization scenarios apparently weren't aggressive enough.
Despite recent signs of strength in stocks, the markets are still in the red for the year. To help protect your portfolio, CNBC's "Closing Bell" got advice from two 5-star fund managers, who offered their strategies -- and stock picks.
All this week we've told you about how the American consumer is no longer looking for the best. They just want “good enough.” So, we end our series with the biggest winners of all…
Some cash conscious consumers are now buying what’s “good enough” rather then higher end counterparts. Can you trade the trend?
"No one rings the bell at the bottom, but I think I hear a bell ringing," BlackRock's Bob Doll told CNBC.
The debate about whether stocks are bottoming has been raging since last Tuesday and we've heard all points of view. But comments from market guru Bob Doll today got our attention. "No one rings the bell at the bottom, but I think I hear a bell ringing," Doll said on "Squawk Box."
Stocks rallied Monday after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.
Stocks rallied into the new week after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.
Internet search engine Google gave U.S. regulators on Monday a proposal for allowing the airwaves between broadcast channels to be used for mobile broadband services.
The battlelines have been drawn and now the selection begins. Who will make the cut in this year’s Fast Money Madness tournament?
Dell the world's second-biggest personal computer maker, expects its growth to outrun the overall industry's, with Asia leading the trend, founder and CEO Michael Dell said on Tuesday.
Dell, the world's second-biggest personal computer maker, expects its growth to outrun the overall industry's, with Asia leading the trend, founder and CEO Michael Dell said on Tuesday.
Dow Industrials newcomer Bank of America leads the list as the highest current yielder of all 30 Dow stocks. Chevron, the other recent Dow addition enters the list with a 2.7% yield.
Five-star fund manager Barry James sees a small rally coming, but he warns investors not to get caught in a bear trap.
"I think there's lots of good ideas in a market that's difficult," George Shipp of Scott & Stringfellow told CNBC. He spoke at the end of a difficult week, following the release of difficult jobs data, with the economy and the market still facing difficult credit challenges.
Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.