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While other companies struggle to survive, this tech giant might actually thrive.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Will Apple's earnings Tuesday reveal that momentum for Apple is iOver?
At Intel and Advanced Micro Devices, which together own the market for computer microprocessors, their chief executives had one message for investors this week: "What, me worry?"
When you talk tech stocks with Scott Kessler, you've got to be more specific. The director of Standard and Poor's IT research group says investing in techs demands an examination of just where companies are positioned in the sector. He named stocks that fit his criteria.
They are easily the most anticipated numbers of the year by Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony: NPD's year-end sales figures for the video games industry. And what a story they tell. NPD reports tonight a record $17.94 billion was spent on non-PC game hardware, software and accessories; a staggering 43 percent better than 2006.
With the Dow down nearly 15% from its high and the S&P at a 15-month low, the seemingly inevitable bear market is creeping closer. The traders help navigate these choppy waters in the Word on the Street.
IBM on Thursday forecast 2008 earnings well ahead of Wall Street expectations after results showing a strong international performance, and its shares jumped 5 percent.
Logitech, the world's largest maker of computer mice, posted a more than 40 percent jump in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong demand for Harmony remote controls and keyboards.
Ouch. There's really no other way to summarize Intel's earnings, and there's little question that Intel's softness took Wall Street by surprise. Just look at the shellacking these shares are taking today. But is the selloff warranted, or -- like so many other moves to the downside in recent weeks among the top names in tech -- is the Intel drubbing overdone?
This is the text of my live blog from the Steve Jobs speech at Macworld. It was fun to do and I hope you enjoy reading it for the first time, or re-reading it again.
IBM posted a 24 percent profit rise in a preliminary earnings release on Monday. The computer company's shares climbed as much as 10 percent. Peter Misek, technology analyst at Canaccord Adams, weighed in on IBM -- and offered CNBC his investment insights for other tech stocks.
Stocks closed sharply higher after IBM's improved outlook kicked off a market rally.
IBM reported better-than-expected preliminary quarterly results Monday on strong performances in Asia, Europe and emerging markets, driving its shares up 10 percent and spurring a broader tech rally.
You knew it was coming simply because we all know that stocks, particularly tech stocks, don't move in only one direction despite what we've seen since Jan. 1. It took a stunning IBM pre-announcement to get the ball rolling, and that ball is rolling, fast.
A "clever and sharp" restaurant guide company with "telling" rankings and "a penchant for quote marks" from its thousands of "in-the-know" reviewers is "on the block."
Reports of more writedowns at Merrill Lynch and credit wrinkles at American Express are outweighing the relief that Bank of America is swooping in to buy troubled Countrywide.
Stocks rallied to close higher after a report that Bank of America is in advanced talks to buy troubled mortgage lender Countrywide Financial.
Salesforce.com is a great company, Cramer says. That's why it should not be touched.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Shares in Swiss-based computer peripherals maker Logitech International gained up to 12 percent on Thursday amid speculation Microsoft would launch a takeover bid, traders said.
Stocks finished a back-and-forth session sharply higher Wednesday as investors bought bargains despite concerns about the strength of the economy and upcoming corporate results. Here’s the word on the Street.