Nokia, the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, reported April-June results roughly in line with forecasts, and was upbeat on the rest of 2008, easing fears that economic woes were hitting phone demand.
Stocks continued to rally Thursday, fueled by better-than-expected housing data and after three Dow components beat earnings forecasts.
Earnings from J.P. Morgan and some other big companies could sway the market's early direction, but traders are closely watching oil to see if it will make or break the upswing in stocks.
So, CNBC asked four market watchers for stock picks -- given a five-year time horizon -- for 20-somethings. Check out their picks.
Generation Y has some unique investment opportunities around the world, according to James Moffett. The chairman of Scout Investment Advisors singles out companies based in Ireland, Brazil, and Finland as major opportunities for younger investors with longer time horizons.
The release of the new iPhone makes video game companies a hot stock, said David Garrity, director of research at Dinosaur Securities. Following are his top stock picks.
Let me focus on something that deserves a lot more attention: the upcoming Apple App Store, a new online Apple store that will post and sell third party software applications. And, if you believe iPhone's sales projections in the coming years, App could match or rival iTunes as a revenue stream down the road.
Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.
The world's top cellphone maker Nokia signed a deal with Warner Music Group to make Warner titles available through its "Comes With Music" service and Nokia music store, Nokia said on Tuesday.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nokia and Petrobras popped while Visa and Whole Foods dropped.
For the week ending Friday, June 27, 2008, the U.S Markets tumbled on low consumer confidence levels, battered financial stocks, interest rates concerns, and new record prices for crude oil.
Is a long/short strategy suggested by the likes of Goldman Sachs Thursday the right trade in this market?
Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, is buying the software company that dominates the "smart phone" market, making it a real competitor to the likes of Apple and now Google.
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What's the smartphone trade ahead of Research In Motion earnings Wednesday after the bell?
Research in Motion will release earnings on Wednesday, and there's a fair amount of optimism swirling around these shares, even in the face of ever increasing competition and headlines from Apple and the iPhone.
Nokia said on Monday it would buy social networking start-up Plazes -- a smaller rival to services like Twitter and Jaiku -- as part of the world's top cellphone maker's push into Internet services.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Petrochina and AIG popped while Sirius and UBS dropped.
Wall Street can be a fickle place, and as investors wonder where they ought to park their money while they ride out the economic volatility gripping the country right now, they may want to harken back to some oldies but goodies: Apple Inc., Google, Research in Motion and Amazon.
Stocks finished mixed amid volatile oil prices and a weak manufacturing report from the Fed.