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IBM and Google reported earnings that beat analysts’ forecasts on Thursday. But should investors buy them? Analysts Robert Cihra and Clayton Moran shared their insights.
Of all the problems thrown up by the ailing economy, an aging workforce is certainly one of the smaller ones, but for those in leadership positions, recognizing its effect on the next generation of talent is likely to be key in retaining that talent beyond the new retirement dates of their more experienced employees.
First it was the Divine Miss M with a few kind words a couple of days ago when she recommended Goldman Sachs . Then there was a report Thursday afternoon that the renowned bear, Nouriel Roubini, had a more gentle view of the world. That gave the market an excuse to rally when it was having trouble with JP Morgan's earnings report and some positive news regarding unemployment claims.
Stock futures pointed to a lower opening Friday as traders took a mostly dim view of earnings from General Electric and Bank of America.
Dell and Nokia have made a lot of excuses for their poor performance. Don’t believe a word of it.
Earnings from General Electric, Bank of America and Citigroup Friday will determine whether the market keeps the week's winning streak going.
Investors are scratching their heads over Friday’s market direction after strong results from IBM suggest one thing but weakness from Google implies another.
After Intel's big beat earlier in the week, the pressure was on IBM to beat, and beat big, and the company answered. Big.
International Business Machines reported second-quarter earnings that blew past what analysts were forecasting, and the company's shares rose in late trading.
JPMorgan Chase reported 36 percent rise in quarterly profit, topping Wall Street forecasts. Meanwhile, CIT Group said it would not get government bailout funds. Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS, offered CNBC his insights on JPMorgan and the stock markets.
Stocks closed higher after a staging a late rally triggered partly by positive comments from the economist known as "Doctor Doom."
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.
After three days of gains, caution has returned to the market after word the government denied aid to lender CIT Group. How should you play banks, now?
Stocks edged lower at the open as the market gave back some of its gains from this week's rally.
Record investment banking numbers at JP Morgan led the company to beat analyst expectations this morning making it the fourth of four Dow components reporting to beat the street. After the bell today, we hear from a fifth Dow component IBM, and fellow tech giant Google. Here are some key stats on the companies...
Wall Street was heading for a mixed open, after a steep drop in jobless claims help offset some negative news on earnings.
The first days of earnings season seem to have lit a fire under the stock market, but investors are wondering if this week's rally is for real or just a bunch of smoke.
With competitors sending mixed signals, what must you know about IBM ahead of Thursday earnings?
Mike Williams of Genesis Asset Management and Douglas Roberts of ChannelCapitalResearch.com shared their investment strategies. (Part One)
Mike Williams of Genesis Asset Management and Douglas Roberts of ChannelCapitalResearch.com shared their investment strategies. (Part Two)