With all its riches, how can anyone call Google a "small" company, one that is vulnerable to competition and whose luck could turn any day? Dana Wagner is happy to explain, says the New York Times.
Stocks enter the second half of the year with trepidation, despite the fact that the economy may finally start to show real signs of recovery.
The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
This morning on Squawk on the Street, Erin Burnett interviewed Joe Keating, Chief Investment Officer of RBC Bank's Private Asset Management about dividend plays. Here are some of the highest yielding stocks on the S&P.
First Quarter GDP was revised to a final drop of 5.5%, slightly better than was previously reported. This comes after the final numbers for Fourth Quarter GDP was down -6.3%, the worst quarter since Q1 1982 when economic "growth" was -6.4%. Here is a breakdown of where the economy is shrinking most.
The Dow fell for the fourth day after the Federal Reserve reiterated concerns about the economic outlook at the end of its policy meeting.
Oracle reported earnings above expectations as its profit margin hit a record and software sales fell less than analysts had projected.
On Tuesday afternoon stocks were trading near break-even as investors sifted through comments from President Obama on a wide range of issues from energy to health care.
When one in three business leaders are making major decisions with incomplete or untrusted information, it’s not a matter of too little information. When half of them don’t have sufficient information from their organizations to do their jobs, a glaring paradox emerges—information scarcity and abundance existing side by side.
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 appear keen on remaining nimble during the last hours of Friday's trade. Will quadruple witching trigger a wild close?
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.
David Hefty, principal of Cornerstone Wealth Management and Gary Hager, president and founder of Integrated Wealth Management share their investment advice and the best place for viewers to put their money.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Options traders apparently think that Western Digital is headed lower. OptionMonster's tracking systems detected heavy activity in the July 22.50 puts, which changed hands for $0.60 to $0.90 Tuesday morning.
Finding it tough to navigate this sideways market? Let Oppenheimer’s Carter Worth lead you through the storm.
On a week where oil topped $73 per barrel for the first time in 8 months before receding on Friday, treasury auctions moved the equity market, and GM and Citi were replaced in the Dow, the markets are flat to positive on the week, but the Dow manages to go positive year-to-date.
Market momentum is slowing but it’s clearly still upward, said John Wilson, chief technical strategist at Morgan Keegan.
Stocks racked up gains across a wide range of sectors on Thursday, boosted by rising commodity prices, improving labor market conditions, and a pullback in Treasury yields.