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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cigna and Cheesecake Factory popped while Southwest Airlines and GameStop dropped.
Stocks ended a rocky session higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by JPMorgan's results and techs rallied amid anticipation of better results from Google after the bell.
Google will report its first-quarter earnings after the bell today (Thursday). How should stock investors play it? Richard Fetyko, internet analyst at Merriman Curhan Ford, gave CNBC his recommendation.
Microsoft and the Justice Department agreed to extend some portions of federal antitrust oversight for 18 months, according to court papers filed Thursday.
In the past month, both Amazon and Toys R Us have launched pilot programs, trading and selling used games.
While the video game industry has proved relatively resistant to the recession so far, the CEO of GameStop, the industry's largest specialty retailer, says lowering the price of the leading three consoles is necessary to keep momentum going.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yum! Brands and Piper Jaffray popped while Microsoft and Abbott Labs dropped.
There's no question that journalism needs a new business model. But until now, no one has come up with the solution. Three veterans of print publications are teaming up to launch their solution to the media-monetization problem.
It's not often the CEO's comments can overshadow an entire earnings report, but that's what might be happening with Intel and the company's first quarter report.
This was going to be a dicey quarter no matter how you slice it for Intel, with analysts anticipating a paltry 2 cents a share in earnings and the very real possibility that the company could report its first loss in something like 87 quarters.
The S&P 500 closed modestly higher on Monday with investors betting that big banks will post at least decent quarterly results. And after hours Goldman did far more than that...
Stocks ended mixed in a dramatic finish Monday as the market was buzzing about President Obama's press conference on the economy tomorrow.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
On a short holiday week, Financials dominated the scene, led by positive earnings news from Wells Fargo on Friday. The markets rallied Thursday, with the Dow closing above 8,000 for the first time since last Friday, with all the major indexes gaining 3% or greater.
Wondering if Carl Icahn is bullish or bearish on stocks right now? Find out!
Stocks pulled off a gain Wednesday, helped by a late rally, as investors bet on a recovery in some big-name techs.
With a deluge of earnings reports about to rain down on the Street, we take a closer look at the tech sector with widely followed analyst Gene Munster.
Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season.
Stocks slipped at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season.
Investors who missed the March rally could get a break if the April pullback in stocks continues.