Can IBM keep the good news coming with earnings after the bell tonight? Intel started all this, and there's every indication that IBM should help it continue.
Intel reported a profit excluding one-time items that was lower than last year but which blew out analysts' expectations.
With competitors sending mixed signals, what must you know about IBM ahead of Thursday earnings?
The Consumer Price Index was up .7% last month, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.2%. The consumer price index fell 1.19% in June from a year earlier.
It seems we say this every quarter, but this is a particularly important earnings period, since there have been sporadic calls for the beginnings of an economic turnaround toward year end. If that's going to be the case, this is the earnings period, and the guidance, that should begin indicating whether those prognostications still ring true.
Stocks rallied sharply higher on Monday after bullish comments on the financials lifted hopes that banks' quarterly results may be stronger than expected.
As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies.
Technology giant Dell was raised to conviction list buy from neutral by Goldman Sachs Friday, due to its significant operating leverage and its ability to capitalize on the corporate PC upgrade cycle.
Google's foray into the operating system business is grabbing lots of headlines this morning following last night's blog post that the company is set to unleash its Chrome OS into the market, a direct threat against Microsoft and Windows. And while the news might be intriguing, it's hardly news for a number of key reasons.
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With one day left in the quarter, the Dow and S&P ended in positive territory as fund managers snapped up winners in an attempt to embellish their portfolios.
Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel. Plus, there was some window dressing as Tuesday marks the end of the second quarter.
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Oracle reported earnings above expectations as its profit margin hit a record and software sales fell less than analysts had projected.
The use of digital coupons is on the rise. Is this a sign of a more stressed consumer or are there other factors at play. Perhaps, it's both, according to Steven Boal, CEO of the largest digital coupon provider Coupons.com.
On a week where the US markets continued to stall with all major indexes negative for the week with quadruple witching, bank regulation, a sell off in energy, the markets await the Fed meeting next week closing mixed for the day on Friday.
Investors typically look to small cap stocks as the leaders out of a recession. More nimble than their large-cap counterparts, small cap companies are quicker to adapt during both economic downturns and periods of recovery.
At the March 9 bottom, the banks were falling fast and behemoths like Google were at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500. Three months later, that has changed significantly.
The Walt Disney Co. is no stranger to the consumer electronics business, enjoying big success with its Hannah Montana MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs and the like. But today's entry into the netbook arena is the company's most ambitious plan yet to seize on the success of electronics and a consumer's insatiable need for gadgets.
Investors should wait and be cautious before they jump into the markets—we still have a lot of headwind against us, said Dave Rovelli, managing director at Canaccord Adams.