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On a week dominated by the toxic asset plan, better-than-expected housing and durable goods data, the markets rally through their third straight week of gains. The last time all major indices rose for three consecutive weeks was the week ending May 2, 2008.
For the first time, Microsoft is aggressively going after Apple in a new advertising campaign that will try to undo the damage it suffered from Apple's "I'm a Mac/I'm a PC" ads, from which Microsoft is still trying to recover.
Stocks rallied for a second straight day on Thursday on increasing optimism that the economy's worst days are over.
It seems the recent rally in tech has some pretty impressive coat tails. Even Microsoft is higher!
Stocks ended a choppy session sharply lower Tuesday as investors regrouped after the prior session's blockbuster rally.
These companies will tell us whether or not Monday’s rally was real.
U.S. stocks surged around 7 percent on Monday after the Obama administration detailed a plan to purge toxic assets from bank balance sheets...
Cramer sees a host of good trends that should take this market higher.
Does IBM's reported deal to buy Sun Microsystems for $8 billion signal the start of consolidation in the Tech space?
Senators, celebrities, Starbucks, Microsoft — they all use Twitter as a tool to communicate. CNBC and now Power Lunch tweets — Michelle Caruso Cabrera just posted a message from the set of the show.
The strength of these three sectors is benefiting companies across the board.
The Dow fell on Thursday largely due to concerns that the Federal Reserve's latest efforts to battle the recession are too costly and untested...
Stocks slid in the final hour of trading Thursday as investors were initially encouraged by efforts by Citigroup to boost capital but started cashing in some profits, particularly in sectors that have seen big runups like financials.
Software analyst John DiFucci notes a startling development at Oracle. "What we've seen all across the S&P is, people cutting their dividends, cutting them significantly; Oracle's instituting a new dividend," he told CNBC. "What that says is, Oracle's management team is confident in its free cash flow."
Talk of Google's advertising machine raises natural questions about the company's future.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Semiconductor stocks might offer better returns these days than many of the sector’s bellwethers.
The winning streaks may have ended yesterday, but St. Patrick's Day has historically been more up than down for the markets. Good Luck Today!
Among those young people coming of age today, we can see a shift in goals from just a few years ago. Gifting is creative: kids donating their big events for causes rather than spending on lavish parties. There’s less desire among graduates to plunge into big-money-making endeavors rather, there is genuine interest in giving back.
The major indices have some distance to go today if they are going to break weekly records. However, there are 4 Dow components that are on track for their best week in at least 40 years...