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Online auctioneer eBay. said Tuesday it is ready to begin auctioning advertising airtime on 2,300 participating U.S. radio stations, expanding on an existing plan to sell cable television ads.
Intel detailed plans Tuesday to team up with Asustek Computer, the world's largest maker of computer motherboards, to make a notebook PC that would cost as little as $200 aimed at the education market in developing countries.
The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... the family behind Dow Jones agreeing to meet with Rupert Murdoch... Wal-Mart's $15 billion buyback ... and more. Find out where they see fast money.
The S&P 500 and Dow reached all-time highs in May, but what about the NASDAQ? The index is well below its record set in March of 2000. That tech bull run was led by the 4 horsemen; Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) Who will be the new NASDAQ leaders?
Nostalgic for 1999-2000? Arnie Berman, chief technology strategist at Cowen, says it's a mistake to pine away for the the tech sector's glory days. He told "Squawk on the Street" viewers why they should forget the bygone "nutty time" -- and how they should play tech in the near future.
Toshiba said it would buy microprocessors from Advanced Micro Devices, ending its exclusive ties with Intel for the supply of the brains that run computers, and sending its shares higher.
Stocks ended broadly lower and the Dow fell for the fourth straight session after strong economic data lowered the odds of a near-term cut in interest rates. "The market was looking for a reason to pull back," said Brian Belski, chief U.S. strategist at Merrill Lynch. "Coming into the holiday weekend, it's not surprising that we're seeing some weakness."
Dell, which has relied mostly on a direct-to-consumer sales model, will start selling computers through Wal-Mart stores. The deal aroused concerns about possible margin-tightening for chip makers.
All this week Cramer is going through the Dow Jones Industrial Average - explaining, stock by stock, why he thinks the index is going to 14,548 by year’s end. 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.
People just don’t believe Cramer when he says he thinks the Dow Jones Industrial Average will see 14,548 by year’s end. That’s why all week he’s breaking down each component of the index to show the nonbelievers from where the next 1,000 points is coming. 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.
Asset sales and earnings reports catalyzed the most actively traded stocks on Tuesday.
STMicroelectronics and Intel said they will create a new independent semiconductor company which will supply flash memory devices for cell phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, computers and other high-tech equipment.
Delivering on its promise of a superfast server chip, IBM Corp. said Monday that its new Power6 microprocessor will go on sale next month, boasting twice the clock speed of the previous generation while consuming roughly the same amount of power.
Whoops! They did it again!You probably never thought of linking Britney Spears to the Silicon Valley stalwart HP, but another embarrassing gaffe grips the folks in Palo Alto.Somehow, some way, HP's finance team mistakenly releases the company's second quarter guidance which was supposed to be disclosed a week from tomorrow when HP was set to release earnings after the bell. Instead, the company cops to the "inadvertent disclosure of financial information relating to HP's recently completed second fiscal quarter through an internal email sent Monday evening to a single outside party."
Cramer is seeing shortfalls in this sector everywhere he looks. But that could be good news for this PC bellwether.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.
We’re very much used to multitasking and dealing with distractions here at the Breaking News desk, but it can be quite trying when a simple thing like a market milestone becomes a major issue. Our producers expressed the desire to have a special alert ready to go if and when the S&P 500 crossed the 1500 mark. ... Unfortunately, the index refused to cooperate, hitting your classic resistance point at 1500. Also: There’s a great scene in the Woody Allen movie, “Annie Hall"...
Intel said it expects profit growth to outpace revenue growth in 2007 and 2008, due to cost-cutting efforts that will improve profit margins.
The S&P 500 index closed above the 1,500 level for the first time in nearly seven years but overall gains were modest amid concern the market may be reaching a top. "There is a lot of good news out there but we caution investors that it has been quite a while since a pullback in the stock market," said Alan Skrainka, chief market strategist at Edward Jones. "That concerns us a little bit."
Earnings blowouts and FDA approvals were the catalysts behind some of Thursday's most actively traded stocks.
With the stock market booming and wealth in America exploding, more of the rich and super-rich are giving big bucks to charitable causes.