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A few thoughts from the TV editor's desk about CNBC's multiple airings of a video that showed Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer being pelted by eggs thrown by a protester at an event in Hungary a couple of days ago.
At a time when Microsoft and Yahoo publicly stumble about, trying to come up with some way to take on Google's search juggernaut, we now get more market research data showing Google continues to gobble up market share. And it's the kind of news that neither Microsoft nor Yahoo can afford to hear.
Yep. The Ballmer Gets Egged video indeed was our top video of the day. By far. And you folks had a lot to say about it.
For the first time since 2002 tech has surpassed financials to become the largest sector in the S&P 500. How should you bet on tech?
Oil suffocates any chance of stock gains and the Fed minutes further the declines. Also, playing the airlines as a proxy for oil and Dick Bove on summer for the financials.
Stocks plunged after the Federal Reserve cut its 2008 outlook and oil finished above $133 a barrel. The Dow shed more than 227 points, or 1.8 percent, bringing its two-day point decline to about 450.
Okay, today's top video on the site is Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer getting egged.
Stocks opened flat Wednesday after oil breezed past $130 a barrel, fueling inflation fears.
Microsoft is not looking to bid to buy all of Yahoo but is in talks about other types of deals with the U.S. No. 2 search engine, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said on Wednesday.
Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.
Stocks finished near session lows as oil prices soared and a measure of wholesale inflation surged, sparking worries that the Federal Reserve will start focusing on rising prices rather than slowing growth.
Shorting Buffett: Yogi Berra once said, 'Even Napoleon had his Watergate.' And in the case of Warren Buffett, his Watergate is an investment style drift which is really a no-no in the money management business. You have to stick to your knitting.
Legendary oil investor Boone Pickens is making a Yahoo bet, thanks to his friend Carl Icahn.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday as oil prices blew past $129 a barrel and a measure of wholesale inflation surged, sparking worries that the Federal Reserve will start focusing on rising prices rather than slowing growth.
So have you seen the news? We've done a deal with AOL! They are going to have our content on their site! What a long, strange Internet this is.
Warren Buffett revealed during his Swiss news conference today that he broke his toe last week during a visit to the home of his "extremely good friend" Bill Gates. And, he quipped, if his lawsuit against Gates is successful, he'll be able to increase his lead over the Microsoft chairman as the world's richest man on the Forbes list of global billionaires.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday after a measure of wholesale inflation rose more than expected, sparking worries that the Federal Reserve will start focusing on rising prices rather than slowing growth.
Microsoft has proposed to buy Yahoo's search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out merger, a person familiar with the discussions said on Monday.
Microsoft has proposed an alternative deal to Yahoo that involves acquiring the Internet portal's search business, Reuters reported Monday.
Wall Street appears to be embracing tech stocks with several analysts getting behind the trend. What’s next now that tech has so much support?