The S&P 500 could have a total return of as much as 11 percent next year, including nearly a 2 percent dividend, analyst David Darst tells CNBC.» Read More
Bitcoin had a wild ride over the past two years, with prices driven by speculation, investment and government regulation, and investors should expect nothing less in 2015.
Apple Inc s fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $109.53. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $37.75. International Business Machines Corp. fell$. 62 or. 4 percent, to $154.76.
Apple Inc s rose$. 86 or. 8 percent, to $110.59. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.13. International Business Machines Corp. fell$. 31 or. 2 percent, to $155.07.
Stocks fell Friday, as crude's slide continued and Chinese industrial production came in below forecasts.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
The stock market will get its first real taste of Hadoop on Friday, when Hortonworks, a seller of the software, debuts on Nasdaq.
WASHINGTON, Dec 12- A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2013 that made it all but impossible to sue foreign companies in U.S. courts for alleged roles in overseas human rights abuses is proving to be a boon for U.S. firms too, court documents show. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co, U.S. companies such as Chiquita Brands International Inc, IBM Corp and Ford Motor Co have...
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Dec 11- U.S. prosecutors, already smarting from a appeals court ruling that weakens their ability to crack down on future insider trading, on Thursday faced widening fallout from the decision as some existing cases threatened to unravel. Lawyers for some defendants hinted they might seek to withdraw guilty pleas, and a Manhattan federal...
Cisco's Chuck Robbins says with good execution and a little luck, the networking giant can return to double-digit growth.
Millionaires love a certain stock that fits in your pocket, but overall are surprisingly conservative investors, a CNBC survey reveals.
Apple and IBM planned to announce the first 10 apps of a portfolio focused on specific tasks in a handful of industries such as banking. NYT reports.
When local officials warned striking shoe factory workers in Pearl River Delta that they were breaking the law, labor lawyer Duan Yi faced them down.
*Brought up among China's elite in Beijing army compound. SHENZHEN, China, Dec 7- When local officials warned striking shoe factory workers in China's Pearl River Delta this summer that they were breaking the law, a slight, bespectacled figure barely 5 feet 5 inches tall faced them down. While striking workers and those helping them have often been harassed,...
IBM has taken some heat for its buyback and investment strategy. CFO Martin Schroeter explains why they think it's the right path for success.
Google wants to take over your office. The tech giant has a new plan for workplace domination.
International Business Machines Corp, Raytheon BBN Technologies and Northrop Grumman Corp won the contracts, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity said Wednesday, without disclosing financial details. According to ComputerWorld magazine, competition from Europe, Japan and China, which has the world's fastest computer, is spurring U.S....
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asia, Europe, U.S. factory activity slows despite price cuts. LONDON/ SYDNEY/ NEW YORK- Manufacturing growth across Asia, Europe and the U.S. slowed in November as heavy price cutting failed to revive demand, surveys shows, more evidence that a feeble global recovery may be grinding to a halt. LONDON- Oil prices hit five-year lows as slowing factory activity in China...
December kicks off with weak data from China and Europe and generally disappointing Black Friday weekend sales in the United States.
More stores opened on Thanksgiving, yet early signs suggest sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday fell from last year. The New York Times reports.