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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.
It finally listed. It didn't sell. In a shocking development, no bids came through for the $1.1 million Microsoft Xbox autographed by Sarah Palin.
I know marketcap is a relatively meaningless stat, but Apple's is truly an astounding figure. With today's surge, the company is worth roughly $178 billion. That's more than Google ($175 billion) and General Electric ($165 billion), the parent company of this fine network.
Yankees shmankees - Is there anything better than a good ol' fashion earnings preview with derivatives? From my standpoint, the answer would be a solid no. But just incase you missed part of last week's show, I do want to update the faithful.
The good news: After six consecutive months of negative numbers, the video game industry finally had a month that topped 2008’s sales figures. The bad news: It only did so by the skin of its teeth.
Since the market’s low on March 9, it’s become increasingly apparent that technology is a standout sector. Here are two ETFs that may help simplify your tech investing.
Tech giant and iPhone manufacturer Apple is due to report fiscal fourth quarter earnings results after the bell on Monday and applied technology senior analyst Yair Reiner at Oppenheimer & Co. expects the company to beat Wall Street expectations.
Do you remember that very strong European Competition czar who battled Microsoft and Intel, accusing them of anti-competitive behavior? The question now is: will she be strong enough to battle Germany’s Angela Merkel?
We are fast leaving behind the time that beating earnings because of cost efficiencies is sufficient to justify current multiples. Revenue growth must also return.
About half the Dow 30 and a quarter of the S&P 500 report next week, and analysts expect the majority of those companies—from a broad range of industries—to continue beating expectations.
Stocks pared some of their earlier losses but were still lower as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.