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Tech stocks shot out of the gate Friday after Microsoft and Amazon blew past earnings expectations. The Dow was up a few points at the start but the tech-heavy Nasdaq jumped 1 percent as Microsoft gained 10 percent and Amazon soared 20 percent.
Futures up slightly as Microsoft reported earnings a bit better than expected.
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A late Thursday rally puts Wall Street on pace to chalk up its third consecutive week of gains, but as always, the positive momentum is subject to the whims of earnings and economic numbers once again this morning.
With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported. Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.
Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.
I'm in Scottsdale Arizona where Microsoft just unveiled its new retail concept, and it is a mob scene. Over a thousand people are in line to check out the colorful store, and hoping to get one of the gift bags Microsoft will hand out to early visitors. A few dozen of these Windows fanatics camped out over night.
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. Travelers and MMM led the Dow.
What a week this is for Microsoft. The company reports earnings and introduces Windows 7 in the space of days. So, what’s the trade?
Amazon.com reported better-than-expected third quarter profit on Thursday and stronger revenue guidance, sending shares up in afternoon trading.
Microsoft launched its newest software program—Windows 7—on Thursday, aiming to win back customers and strengthen its grip on the PC market. So will the new operating system roll a lucky 7 for the software giant? Katherine Egbert, tech analyst at Jeffries & Co. and Molly Wood, executive editor at CNET.Com shared their views.
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.