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Over the past few weeks, several Wall Street kernels have popped when it comes to Apple. And this morning, Pacific Crest Securities' Andy Hargreaves focuses on Apple's iPhone and its momentum in the marketplace.
The Burger King Bather continues to reverberate. As I blogged last week, a BK employee got fired for posting online a video someone shot of him taking a bath in the sink at work.
Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.
The market ends the week mixed as oil retreats and the dollar continues to strengthen. The NASDAQ and tech lead the way for stocks, up almost 1.6% for the week, followed by the S&P roughly flat, and the Dow lower for the week by almost a percent.
An Infineon chip could be the root of complaints from around the world that Apple Inc.'s new iPhone drops calls and has unpredictable Internet links, according to a research report from Nomura.
The Dow declined by triple digits on Wednesday with financial shares selling off for a second straight day on fresh concerns about the widening impact of the mortgage crisis.
The company CEO gives Cramer the answers he's looking for during this extended interview from Wednesday's Mad Money at the Half.
Yes, but not for the long term, Cramer says. Here's how you trade this market.
The rapid slide in commodities prices is fueling the runup in stocks. But market pros think the switch might be short-lived.
Now that inflation is no longer haunting the markets, the future earnings of high-growth stocks have become much more attractive.
When Google's Gmail service went dark last night for about 90 minutes, cutting off millions of users from their email, it shone a bright light on the promise--and problems--of so-called Cloud Computing.
With commodity prices coming down, many parts of the market can start their return ascent.
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The moment I first saw Amazon's Kindle electronic book reader, I thought, "Oh wow, here's a product searching for a market, rather than an innovation addressing an unmet market need." Flash forward to today as Citigroup doubles its Kindle sales projections, from 190,000 to a whopping 380,000 units this year.
It's a big day for Electronic Arts, and a big day for Madden fans. Tonight at midnight Madden NFL 09 goes on sale, the 20th anniversary of the longest-running franchise in sports video games.
Search engine giant Google has taken small steps toward creating and distributing its own cntent, and media companies worry it might become a competitor, the New York Times reports.
When Apple was preparing to launch its "app store" for iPhone, the online software marketplace of free and for-sale third party developer applications, I suggested then that this was potentially the great hidden gem in the iPhone story. That App Store might some day rival iTunes as a revenue stream.
Tech companies once dominated the U.S. IPO calendar -- but not anymore.
After introducing guest trader Zach Karabell, aka "The Academic," the gang immediately dives into the main lesson learned after stocks soar to end the week (the highest close since June). The dollar also "exploded," with its biggest jump in 8 years against the euro. "Currencies typically do not move like that," says Dylan of the USD's 3.3% gain this week. The S&P 500 also had its best week since April, due in part to the commodities pullback -- it ended the day up 2.4%.
For the week ending Friday, August 8, 2008, the U.S. markets ended the week on a positive note, cheered by a retreat in commodity prices, a Fed’s decision to keep rates steady at 2%, better-than-expected results in pending home sales, and a stronger dollar.