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The Consumer Price Index was up .7% last month, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.2%. The consumer price index fell 1.19% in June from a year earlier.
I spoke with Intel CFO Stacy Smith moments after the company released its second quarter earnings report and he sounded an optimistic tune, to say the least
Call it Schadenfreude, tech style. Dell shares are off about 8% today after CEO Michael Dell announced yesterday that rising costs were weighing on margins. But could Dell's pain be Intel's gain?
Investors are predictably slamming shares of Take Two Interactive Software after Monday’s downwardly revised revenue guidance, with the focus primarily on the financial impact.
It seems we say this every quarter, but this is a particularly important earnings period, since there have been sporadic calls for the beginnings of an economic turnaround toward year end. If that's going to be the case, this is the earnings period, and the guidance, that should begin indicating whether those prognostications still ring true.
McAfee has been caught in a fairly tight trading range for much of the last two months, but options traders are betting that the computer security company will move significantly higher by mid-August.
Now Facebook employees (past and present) have an opportunity to cash out some of their stock, lifting some of the pressure on the company to go public.
Stocks turned negative as energy prices continued an aggressive slide and outweighed a surge in banking stocks. Stocks were mixed earlier as banking leaders surged on positive comments from analyst Meredith Whitney but technology stocks slumped amid economic worries. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
I went out on a limb on Friday, suggesting that Social Networking is the technological emperor with no clothes since I haven't seen a single business model out there that actually generates any money. And it's certainly not for a lack of trying, along with some brilliant minds, who've had plenty of time to come up with something real.
Author Matthew May lays down the gauntlet with this beautiful challenge, "Savvy innovators understand that what isn’t there can often trump what is there."
As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amgen and American Express popped while NYSE and Microsoft dropped.
Jittery investors sent stocks on their longest losing streak since the market's spring rally began in early March. What's the word on the Street?
Google's under so much scrutiny for so many reasons right now, some are saying when it comes to government investigations, it could be the new Microsoft. Eric Schmidt was impressively upfront when it comes to investigations and lawsuits.
On a week where GM emerged from bankruptcy protection, oil settled below $60 per barrel, and earnings season had its unofficial kick off with Alcoa, the US markets extended their losing streak to 4 straight weeks.
Google is the ultimate dot-com survivor, the one that survived the crash of 2000 and emerged like a small furry rodent that took over the earth from the age of the dinosaurs. Google is a survivor, a company adapted to the fertile environment that is the Internet. The Internet itself can be described as the Post-PC Age. And that's what the Chrome OS is all about.
When Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat down to chat at Sun Valley, he couldn't avoid the most talked about startup at the Allen & Company conference: Twitter.
The Wall Street vet has high hopes for housing, but Cramer isn’t so sure about the call.
While video game sales top Hollywood’s annual box office receipts these days, they still have a lot to learn from the movie industry.
As the Markey-Waxman bill on carbon emissions cap-and-trade makes it way through the Senate, a new carbon-counting reality may soon be here for American businesses.