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More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. Clorox, Time Warner Cable and Fidelity National Financial were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.
There may be a method to Cisco's madness when it comes to earnings announcements, and not running with the pack. The company reports after the bell tonight, and comes two weeks after the flood of tech earnings began.
U.S. Internet search company Google Inc released software on Wednesday that allows users of mobile phones and other wireless devices to automatically share their whereabouts with family and friends.
Where does the government get off telling a private company they should fire hardworking, qualified employees, solely because of where they're from?
These days the most cash-rich companies often sell mobile phones rather than mortgages. Cramer tells you who's who in the changing market landscape.
With fewer and fewer companies willing to offer revenue guidance, how can an analyst provide investors with insights that are smart and well informed?
Consumers are hunkering down and spending less. This behavior is having a far-reaching impact on the economy. At CNBC.com, we are launching the "Consumer Nation" blog to track these developments.
Another day, another round of corporate layoffs. Liz Claiborne and PNC Financial Services became the latest companies to announce job cuts on Tuesday
One month into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has gone up a bit since 2009 began, but is still down from where it was at the end of November. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
It could be the end of an era when it comes to corporate earnings. Fewer and fewer companies are offering revenue guidance.
Stocks started off February mixed as banks took a hit from worries about the so-called "bad bank" plan, while techs got a boost from anticipation that they will benefit from government spending on tech and telecom infrastructure.
Investors may be waiting a long time for stocks to rebound, but that doesn't mean they have to sit on their hands.
Having a tough time sifting through the technology names? Find out which tech stock Pete Najarian just put on his radar!
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan, while a big Wall Street firm has further job cuts in store, according to reports.
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan and the economy.
It's Groundhog Day, the day meteorologists turn to these furry little prognosticators to determine whether Spring will come early or we will have another 6 weeks of Winter.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average won’t find a secure base until it sheds another 1,000 points, which it could do before March, but that will signal the capitulation is over, Alpesh Patel, principal from Praefinium Group, told CNBC.
Companies are cutting jobs by the tens of thousands. State and local governments are penny-pinching, too. So what about Uncle Sam?
Markets are in for more tough sledding as the calendar flips over to February and stocks close out their worst January ever with no signs of reprieve from bad economic news.
Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported today the pace of tech industry job cuts jumped 167 percent in the second half of 2008, with computer, electronics and telecom firms slashing 186,995 jobs in 2008. It's the highest total since the 228,325 job cuts in 2003. And January is shaping up to be equally brutal.