Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a reports showed pending-home sales and factory orders declined, while a measure of the service sector unexpectedly improved.
Stocks were poised to rebound slightly Tuesday, as investors waited for some more data on the broader economy due shortly after the start of trading.
The markets close out a negative week with a late day rally on the expected nomination of Timothy Geithner to the position of Treasury Secretary.
For the week, the Dow tumbled about 5%, followed by the S&P 500 down over 6%, while the NASDAQ got hit the hardest, declining nearly 8%.
Logitech International, the world's largest maker of computer mice, posted an 11.5 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Monday, boosted by the strong performance of Harmony-brand remotes.
A bevy of chief executives appeared on CNBC Europe Tuesday to discuss topics ranging from quarter results to the environment to what the European Central Bank should be doing.
The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq are just points away from breaking their monthly losing streaks at 4 straight months of losses. Here's what they would need to rally today to have their first positive month since October:
All the excitement in the United States this week may have distracted investors from the global investment scene. Five-star fund co-manager Wendy Trevisani suggests that would be a mistake, and she has some prominent international names to prove it.
Logitech, the world's largest maker of computer mice, posted a more than 40 percent jump in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong demand for Harmony remote controls and keyboards.
On the trader radar we look at the stock lighting up screens all over Wall Street. Even though it’s the world’s largest maker of computer mice, you may have overlooked this Freemont, California based company.. But reports of a possible Microsoft buyout is causing the stock to pop and peeking trader interest. Who is it?
Shares in Swiss-based computer peripherals maker Logitech International gained up to 12 percent on Thursday amid speculation Microsoft would launch a takeover bid, traders said.
Skype, the Internet telephony firm owned by eBay, made a powerful brick-and-mortar ally: Wal-Mart Stores. On Monday, the world’s largest retailer said it will start selling Skype calling cards, another element in the discount giant’s massive electronics onslaught.
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Three weeks left until Christmas, and the pressure is on to put together a wish list for that favorite "techie." But what tech toys should be on your radar screen? On today's "Street Signs", CNBC’s Erin Burnett asked John Dvorak--technology columnist from Marketwatch