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Just a few days away now from what promises to be an absolutely blockbuster week in the world of electronics, beginning with the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas ... CES will be attended by 145,000 registered guests, 2,600 exhibiting companies spread across 35 football fields. But this year's show gives us pause to look back since CES celebrates its 40th anniversary.Ironic since this past December 28, I celebrated my 40th birthday as well. Ironic still since my wife took me away to a decidedly low-tech, nature-infused Calistoga Ranch in California's Napa Valley. As I absorbed the phenomenal scenery, the extraordinary attention to every detail, the attentive service, the wine, the spa, the food, all the relaxation gave my mind a chance to wander: preparing for the electronics extravaganza ahead while letting my mind drift to my first CES in 1994 ...
Citigroup's Tobias Levkovich has released his top picks for '07. Here are the hints to the stocks he liked--that you may have heard on "Squawk on the Street": 1) your parents were wrong; TV is good for you, 2) another of his favorites can be found in the mall, 3) the real little engines that could. Think you know which ones Levkovich likes? See if you guessed right...
U.S. jobs data will guide the markets today and bad news from Motorola is rippling through global markets. An early look shows U.S. equities weaker ahead of the opening. European stocks are lower as commodity driven shares continue to sell off and most Asian markets closed with losses.
Stocks closed higher after another volatile day as gains in technology stocks and a huge drop in oil prices boosted the major averages.
CNBC’s Bob O’Brien talked with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about his stock winners and losers for the day so far. Some poor December retail sales numbers and less-than-stellar economic data caused sharp losses in the Dow, but a semiconductor rally is sparking a comeback. O’Brien says Intel is leading the pack.
During the final week of the year, CNBC spoke with analysts to get their top picks for 2007. Large cap names and private equity were winners in 2006, and many analysts are expecting more of the same next year. But look for some picks that may be surprising as well.
As we end for today, we can safely report it's been a banner year for stocks--by just about everyone's measuring stick. Bonds didn't so bad either. Blue chips were certainly the big standouts of 2006. The Dow Jones industrial average--the index of 30 of the nation’s biggest companies, hit record levels dozens of times since closing at 12,011.73 on Oct. 19. It's since surged to an intra-day high of 12,529.87. All this despite....
Chip-maker Intel said it would not object to a court order to produce documents related to its international business practices, as part of an antitrust case filed by rival Advanced Micro Devices.
Answer: When's That! CNBC's Peter Schacknow pulls back the curtain and shows you inside the world of 24-hour business news.
What's next for Apple and where does Google go from here? Key questions for two trailblazing tech players you'll find answers to in Jim's report in CNBC's "7 For '07" series, a look ahead to the coming year.
'Tis the season that we spend all this time and effort talking about Google, Apple, Microsoft, HP, videogames, what's hot in holiday electronics. But there's a gadget I used over the weekend that could change the world as we know it.
Today--Intel (along with Wal-Mart, Applied Materials, B-P America and Pitney Bowes) announced a major healthcare initiative called Dossia. It’s a new way for millions of employees to better manage their personal health records and their healthcare. In a “First on CNBC” – Intel Chairman Craig Barrett discussed why he’s so enthusiastic about this new plan...
Susan Decker joined Yahoo! six years ago as chief financial officer just as the tech bubble was about to burst. As she assumes a new role the company, Yahoo! faces a host of new challenges as it struggles to revive its revenue growth and compete against Google .
The writing was on the wall the moment Yahoo hired Hillary Schneider. The media executive from the former Knight Ridder was brought on to run Yahoo's new Marketplace initiative. But she wasn't to report to CEO Terry Semel, or even COO Dan Rosensweig. Nope, she would report to CFO Sue Decker.
Good morning. A busy day ahead as we'll certainly focus on the Yahoo management shuffle. The company hands an extended role to its Chief Financial Officer Susan Decker and several top execs will be leaving. Well start with our quote of the day from cartoonist Scott Adams...
Twenty years of covering technology and I'm finally practicing what I preach: Welcome to my first, and hopefully long lasting, blog.
Media is bigger business than ever – tens of billions of dollars of TV ads, movie ticket sales, DVDs, and online ads – and it’s not just the Viacoms and Yahoos that are media companies.
Stocks skidded Friday after a key survey showed manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November,stoking concerns about a weakening economy.