Investors can’t help but wonder just how relevant Microsoft will be in the future amid all their missteps.
The G4s are landing in Idaho and the Sun Valley resort is rolling out the red carpet for the biggest names in media, technology and private equity. Boutique investment bank Allen & Co is readying for its annual conference, nicknamed "summer camp for moguls." Media and tech titans and the private equity players drawn to them will arrive this afternoon for a week of activities and networking.
Stocks skidded Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and factory orders, capping a dismal week in which the Dow lost 4.5 percent.
Following a dismal second quarter, with all three major US indices posting their worst decline since Q2 2002, the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ Composite finished the week in the red, with their worst weekly performance since May 7.
Following a poor quarterly performance for most of the major averages, investors seeking opportunities for the rest of the year may want to look at companies with the potential to weather any potential "double dips". One of the metrics that is closely watched by Wall Street is the amount of cash available.
With the ruling, Google may begin to feel the sclerosis that sets in when the antitrust lawyers arrive.
After a surprising—and staggeringly bad—April, the video game industry showed fledgling signs of life in May—but nothing that’s going to cause investors to cheer. Take Two Interactive Software, though, may finally have a hit franchise that will divert investor focus away from “Grand Theft Auto”.
Warren Buffett's annual gift of Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is worth about $1.6 billion dollars this time around, lifting his total donation to $8 billion over five years .. and there's more to come.
Stocks got the new quarter off to a weak start Thursday after disappointing reports on housing, manufacturing and jobless claims. But the market ended off its lows amid some short-covering.
With the Supreme Court scheduled to hear arguments later this year about whether states should be allowed to regulate the sale of violent video games, you might think game makers would consider dialing down the number of shooter titles.
Management can use all the smoke and mirrors it wants. The fact remains that Yahoo's stock price is just a temporary stop to some lower destination.
US stocks posted their worst second-quarter performance since Q2 2002, as uncertainty in the health of the global economy led investors to take profits off the table.
Tech was supposed to be an area of the market that could get through squalls reasonably well, wasn't it? Following are 4 trades that could get the job done!
Why the big money name thinks construction of the "relief" well is ahead of schedule.
Cramer highlights another American company bucking the notion that this economy is all bad.
Hulu's long-awaited premium service "Hulu Plus" just went live. The premium, HD service is available on the iPhone, iPad, and even certain TVs and costs $9.99 a month.
Worries about future demand for memory chips pounded Micron Technology shares in Tuesday morning trading.
As Europe’s major economies focus on belt-tightening, they are following the path of Ireland. But the once thriving nation is struggling, with no sign of a rapid turnaround in sight. The NYT reports.
It has certainly been a forgettable quarter and a lackluster first half of the year for investors. With two trading sessions left in the quarter, U.S. stocks are on pace for their first quarterly decline since Q1 2009, snapping 4 straight quarters of gains.
New financing from the federal government may help biotech companies develop fuels of the future, helping reduce America's dependence on oil.