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With Intel and Google now in the books, we can start to focus on the busiest single week of tech earnings that I can remember in recent history.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.
Stocks ended a rocky session higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by JPMorgan's results and techs rallied amid anticipation of better results from Google after the bell.
Bulls were excited by growing optimism in the technology sector, Thursday, after cellphone maker Nokia said the drop in demand for its products was stabilizing.
Google will report its first-quarter earnings after the bell today (Thursday). How should stock investors play it? Richard Fetyko, internet analyst at Merriman Curhan Ford, gave CNBC his recommendation.
It's no secret that talks between Sun Microsystems and IBM have collapsed; and it's no secret, based on my earlier reporting that Sun has re-approached IBM and that IBM has rebuffed the overture. Again. But what's the real reason behind IBM's decision to walk?
An early pop fizzled Thursday as investors digested a mixed bag of economic and earnings news. Banks were mixed as techs gained.
Around lunchtime the bulls were whispering about Google’s quarterly results, which come out after the bell, and what they’d reveal. There’s cautious optimism in the sector...
Futures pointed to a higher open Thursday as investors shrugged off some dismal data points, choosing to focus on a drop in the headline jobless-claims number.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
On a short holiday week, Financials dominated the scene, led by positive earnings news from Wells Fargo on Friday. The markets rallied Thursday, with the Dow closing above 8,000 for the first time since last Friday, with all the major indexes gaining 3% or greater.
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part One)
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part Two)
Short week, long list. Here are our nominees for the lowlights from the realms of the rich, followed by our choice for winner. Vote for your own choice below.
Options activity may indicate speculation that NetApp is due for a pop in the next month or so.
Stocks snapped a two-day slide on Wednesday largely due to optimism about insurance firms and retailers.
There are numerous reasons that have been given for today's sell-off, but Cramer sees only one as the real reason.
The S&P 500 slid on Tuesday, with investors jittery about the start of earnings season and what Corporate America will say about profits.
Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season.
Stocks slipped at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season.