Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, contends Microsoft's foray into cloud computing was successful but the tech giant still "has a lot of work to do."» Read More
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday with investors shrugging off concerns surrounding events in both Gaza and Ukraine.
Analysts expected the company to report nearly $38 billion in revenue, but even more, they were also looking for clues on new products to come.
NEW YORK— Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected. COMMENT: "The news today is pretty good," said JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade.
Microsoft makes design central to its future. Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food— or "food concepts," he says, such as dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks and a fork that squeezes out sauce.
Despite the shadow of geopolitics, major earnings reports and key reports on inflation and home sales could produce a back to business Tuesday.
REDMOND, Wash.— Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food— or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go.
Sony's PlayStation 4 is outselling Xbox One, but Microsoft could still gain ground and be a fierce competitor in consoles.
July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by strong growth in the UK and higher ad spending in its core U.S. market. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.
Microsoft's mangled layoff memo offers a lesson in how to write a crappy, insensitive note to employees, says career coach Marie McIntyre.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching shares of Microsoft.
*Swatch Group seen posting weak H1 results this week. ZURICH, July 21- Swatch Group chief Nick Hayek has already spent months playing down the likely impact of Apple Inc's long-rumored iWatch launch, but that may not deter further questions on the issue when the Swiss watchmaker delivers results this week.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, with investor sentiment subdued due to the ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.
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BEIJING— World stock markets remained on the back foot Monday as tensions grew between Russia and the West over the downing of an airliner in eastern Ukraine.
Will this week's earnings reports really be enough to support the market?
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
NEW YORK, July 18- A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.
NEW YORK, July 18- A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, in a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.