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  • U.S. stock index futures turned slightly lower before the open Friday as the Greek Prime Minister requested aid from the International Monetary Fund and European Union.

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    Twin disappointments from Amazon.com and Microsoft could put a dent in tech Friday. Markets will monitor Greece, which continues to deteriorate.

  • The bulls may have a battle on their hands Friday, after Microsoft and Amazon shares slipped in extended trade after earnings. What must you know?

  • Stocks pulled off a gain Thursday as comments from a European official offered some relief on the Greece front. Consumer-discretionary stocks were the day's best performer, along with materials and industrials.

  • Microsoft Earnings

    Microsoft's earnings come at a rare time for this company: A stuffed product pipeline, dual upgrade cycles for both consumers and the enterprise, and a general feeling that innovation is alive and well in Redmond.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 22.

  • For everyone who thinks Greece is not a factor in the market's weakness today, consider this: U.S. stocks rallied about 1pm ET as the EU's Olli Rehn, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, said Greece was a special case—and that Spain, Portugal and Italy would avoid a debt crisis. Why Greece again?

  • PlayStation 3

    The service is a strategic expansion for both parties. MLB hopes to dramatically grow the number of subscribers to its online service, while Sony continues to grow the PS3 beyond its gaming roots.

  • Considering the President just scolded the Street for pushing the nation into recession, why are financials inching higher?

  • Microsoft Earnings

    Microsoft's earnings come at a rare time for this company: A stuffed product pipeline, dual upgrade cycles for both consumers and the enterprise, and a general feeling that innovation is alive and well in Redmond.

  • The next place for global investors is in U.S. equities, said Vasu Menon, vice president of wealth management Singapore at OCBC Bank. He shared his market outlook.

  • Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off a drop in jobless claims, focusing instead on some weak corporate outlooks. Nokia and eBay tumbled.

  • U.S. stock index futures were lower ahead of the open Thursday as investors looked to the next batch of corporate earnings to give direction to the trading day.

  • For tech lovers, this is the earnings week to watch: Apple, Yahoo, and Amazon all report. But the big daddy of them all, Microsoft comes out after the bell Thursday.

  • While the company is serving up its “Happy Meals” to eager customers, its profits are providing many “Happy Returns” for its shareholders.

  • Yahoo Earnings

    It's no secret that I was tough on Yahoo during the difficult years.  Calling attention to management missteps became a blood sport of sorts.  I was tough, but I believe, fair. Tonight's earnings topped expectations but disappointed markets. Still, there's a part of Yahoo's report tonight that's deserving of some extra attention.

  • Yahoo Earnings

    Yahoo will report its first quarter earnings tonight and as the company's stock teeters anew near a 52-week high, investors have to be wondering whether the time has finally come for this company. Well, kind of.

  • IBM Earnings

    IBM shares took a hit as soon as its first quarter numbers hit the tape, despite a healthy top and bottomline beat. Those pesky gross margins did the company in, but after a moment or two, cooler heads prevailed, and IBM shares began to recover.

  • Stocks pushed higher on Monday after a more-than-expected rise in leading indicators and strong earnings from Citigroup. Fritz Meyer, senior market strategist at Invesco AIM and Linda Duessel, equity market strategist at Federated Investors shared their market outlooks.

  • IBM Earnings

    IBM is cheap, no two ways about it. As the company gets set to report its earnings tonight, keep that in mind as we parse each and every word of Big Blue's guidance.