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Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report.
As stocks search for direction, the traders are closely watching the action in Goldman. What does it signal into the close?
Twitter gets 55 million monthly visitors, it has raised $155 million in venture capital, and it has generated intense interest from Hollywood to Iran. But it hasn’t earned much revenue and certainly no profit.
If the market continues at its current pace since the March lows, it could hit 1,280 on the S&P by the end of the year, said Laszlo Birinyi Jr., president of Birinyi Associates. He shared his market insights.
Today, the much-anticipated Windows 7 operating system for PCs hit the market. In talking with analysts and money managers in recent weeks, I now view the Windows 7 launch as being almost as important as the holiday shopping season this quarter.
Momentum could push oil toward $90 a barrel in the shortterm, but an increase in supply from Nigeria and Iraq will place downward pressure on the commodity come spring 2010, said Michael Lynch, president of Strategic Energy & Economic Research.
Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.
When you're running a company the size of Microsoft, you're going to face issues. Lots of them. Competition with Apple, and Google, and Sony, economic vagaries, the European Commission, the Justice Department. Product development, innovation, politics.
MySpace's recently-appointed CEO Owen Van Natta unveiled his content-focused strategy and new music initiatives.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sat down with me at company headquarters for a wide-ranging, 30-minute interview about the Windows 7 operating system.
Windows 7 comes out Thursday. And if the programmers at Microsoft have any strength left at all, they are high-fiving, writes CNBC Contributor David Pogue.
In today's trading session, a total of 79 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Microsoft is expected to announce it will incorporate both Facebook and Twitter's real time updates into Bing search results. The deals would be non-exclusive and separate from each other, and would represent a mind-shift for how Microsoft thinks about search
Since U.S. stocks rebounded from a twelve and a half year-low on March 9, 2009, they have posted an average gain of 100.4%. Here is a look at the best performing stocks since the market rally began.
The Dow bounced back on Wednesday after a quick drop at the market open. So how should you be invested? Tommy Williams, president of Williams Financial Advisers, and Joe Heider, president of Dawson Wealth Management, told investors where they see opportunities in this market.
The mid 1990s was a tumultuous period for Apple Computer. The computer maker was quickly losing market share as their premium-priced hardware failed to attract a broader following. Also plaguing Apple was the failed launch of its latest piece of technology - the Newton handheld - in which the company had invested a great amount of resources over the years.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
In fact, the Mad Money host says the stock’s going much higher than this, but he was afraid you wouldn’t believe him.
Despite an extensive marketing campaign, positive reviews and some of the most widespread media attention ever given to a video game, “The Beatles: Rock Band” had a relatively lackluster first month on store shelves.
Apple’s iPhone initially caught the public’s imagination because it was the high-fidelity cell phone. Nothing else looked or acted like it.