×

Stocks Microsoft Corp

  • Eric Schmidt

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt repeatedly emphasized to me in conversations at the Allen & Co. Conference in Sun Valley that he does not see the world as a zero-sum game. And he sees partnership opportunities even from perceived rivals.

  • The patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry is suing six other makers of phones and phone software.

  • LeBron James

    Less than five hours from now, LeBron James will tell ESPN, on its hour special called “The Decision,” what team he is going to. As part of the deal with ESPN, James’ business team, LRMR Marketing, was given ad inventory to sell.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.

  • Top tech analyst Heather Beillini of ISI reveals her top tech picks!

  • Bill Fleckenstein of Fleckenstein Capital thinks tech names will soon pick-up, so how's he playing it?

  • Once again the traders are closely watching 1040 as a key level on the S&P. If the market closes above it, should you start buying?

  • Stocks rose Wednesday as gains in financials and energy helped offset concerns about the economy. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.

  • Investors can’t help but wonder just how relevant Microsoft will be in the future amid all their missteps.

  • Sun Valley, Idaho

    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. 

  • Google

    With the ruling, Google may begin to feel the sclerosis that sets in when the antitrust lawyers arrive.

  • Screen capture of "Red Dead Redemption"

    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”.

  • Bill Gates, left, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett pose for a picture after a press conference Monday, June 26, 2006 in New York.  Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, recently announced his intention of giving 10 million shares of his company to charitable organizations, the majority going to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    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.

  • video_game_playing_200.jpg

    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.

  • Yahoo

    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.