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IBM said its board has authorized a $15 billion share buyback program that could boost 2008 earnings by 5 cents a share, sending its stock up 3 percent.
A sluggish stock market suffered only limited losses despite results from critical economic reports that showed surging producer prices and declining consumer confidence.
EU and U.S. senior officials said on Friday they would crack down on counterfeiting of computer components after they seized over 360,000 fake items in just two weeks in a joint operation at the end of last year.
CNBC asked market experts where investors should place their bets amid this uncertain market environment.
Scott Richter has a set of directions for investors in a market that lacks direction: be selective; be defensive; and be very attentive to valuation.
Hewlett-Packard outperformed analysts' expectations with its quarterly earnings, and the company's shares jumped after market hours.
Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 2)
U.S. stocks remained in the red Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony in Washington.
Stocks are up today after billionaire investor Warren Buffett offered a reinsurance plan to troubled bond insurers. However, the Sage of Omaha cannot single-handedly erase investor caution. To help investors navigate this volatile market, CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets.
Bob Doll is bullish on technology. Despite recent reversals, BlackRock's vice chairman and global chief investment officer for equities sees the sector on the move.
U.S. stocks wavered Thursday as reports on January retail sales and jobless claims stirred recessionary fears. Tech stocks were under pressure after Cisco said consumers have become increasingly cautious. Retailers jumped.
The news from Cisco was a kind of Goldilocks earnings report...a small upside surprise on the topline to the tune of $30 million: $9.83 billion instead of the consensus of $9.8 billion the Street was looking for. Until the guidance. Ouch.
If guidance and outlook have been the Achilles' heels of so many great-earnings-reports-gone-bad this earnings season, then the grand-daddy of them all could come at the close Wednesday when Cisco Systems reports its earnings.
To date 291 (just under 60%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
India's lucrative outsourcing industry struggled Thursday to overcome Internet slowdowns and outages after cuts in two undersea cables sliced the country's bandwidth in half.
Well, what does it mean when some well-known bears have suddenly turned rather bullish? Good example: Laszlo Birinyi, who put out a note late yesterday. His position--the market is in a range of 1350 on the low side and 1500 on the top. That means, at 1,360, he believes we are essentially at the bottom. His reasoning:
That's why Cramer calls for rate cuts – no matter what critics say.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
As the markets continue to swing up and down, some of the biggest names in the Dow Industrials can be snapped up with fairly sizable yields.
We may have hit a bottom, but there's still plenty of risk out there. Cramer offers up two stocks to get you through it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Stocks snapped a five-day losing streak, with the Dow surging nearly 300 points on optimism that a government plan to rescue ailing bond insurers is taking shape and could prevent billions more in credit losses.