Sellouts of the systems aren't surprising, but that they have essentially the same sales numbers is a bit unexpected.» Read More
Wow! Talk about a busy earnings season. I haven't had much time to breathe lately, which explains the lack of blogs these past several days. The financial flurry has been non-stop and right now is the first chance I've gotten to catch that long-lost breath. And it gives me an opportunity to focus on Microsoft, which reports after the bell today.The Street is looking for 46 cents on $13.89 billion in revenue.
Cramer tells callers whether to buy or sell Intel, Washington Mutual and more.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.
Asian markets finished mixed in the Good Friday session with Japan closing almost flat. But South Korea shares managed to squeeze out a gain for a third straight record. Most markets in Asia were closed for the holiday.
Japanese video game maker Nintendo is eyeing a record group recurring profit of $2.2 billion for the year ended March 31 on strong sales of its handheld DS consoles and a weaker yen, the Nikkei business daily said on Friday.
Nintendo raised its sales and profit forecasts for the business year just ended for the fourth time on Thursday, citing robust demand for its DS handheld games.
They're calling it the XBox 360 Elite, and the "elite" clearly signifies a higher price point and more storage for downloading games and storage-hogging high def movies from X-Box Live Marketplace. The storage is so dramatically increased -- twice the size of the 60-gig PlayStation 3 and six times the storage of the existing XBox -- that this is clearly intending...
Microsoft will sell a version of its Xbox 360 with a 120-gigabyte hard drive and a souped up high-definition video connection, in a bid to broaden the appeal of its popular console beyond video games.
Cramer takes calls on Washington Mutual, Best Buy and the newly public BigBand Networks, among many more...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.
Apple’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs is the “ultimate CEO who matters,” according to a ranking by Barron’s magazine. The annual ranking of top CEOs from around the world seeks to identify the corporate leaders who have top-notch reputations in the financial community and would be missed by investors if they unexpectedly left their jobs.
Lauren from Maine says Broadcom (BRCM) held its own nicely today, given the overall market correction. Now that Broadcom is implementing new chips for Bluetooth devices, is this stock poised to reach new highs
OK, that may be an exaggeration, but wow, what a difference a year makes. The giant Electronics Entertainment Expo that rolled into Los Angeles every year, with 60,000 crazed gamers, will be dramatically scaled back this year to an intimate 5,000 attendees. And that means the Computer Games Developer Conference in San Francisco this week, with its 16,000-plus conventioneers, now ascends to the top spot as the industry's biggest gathering.
Video game makers are taking a page from YouTube's playbook by offering user-generated and customized options for popular models.
Jeff from California asked whether Healthcare is an essential sector to own for diversification or are there other "recession-proof" sectors that can take it's place, since biotech is dicey and big pharma's pipeline is weak?
The first shots in the war for the microprocessor of the future have been fired over the weekend. The two leading chipmakers, Intel and IBM, came out with similar announcements this weekend that they have made major advancements in microchip technology. Jim Goldman had the story for “Morning Call” from San Jose, CA.
CNBC’s Silicon Valley Bureau Chief Jim Goldman is in Las Vegas for the 40th annual Consumer Electronics Show--where some 140,000 people are previewing products from 3,000 companies over the next four days. Our top tech reporter appeared on “Squawk on the Street” to tell us the companies – and stocks – to watch at the conference.
Here we are, on the eve of the huge Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We had pretty good anecdotal data from some of the industry's biggest names that 2006 was a strong year for the business, but now we have hard data, courtesy of the Consumer Electronics Association, the group hosting this week's event in Las Vegas. And 2007 looks even stronger!
It's sooo hard to find a Wii! Last night, I heard tales of very savvy people paying WAY over ticket price -- I'm talking $750 -- for a $200 Nintendo Wii. Yes, these people are desperate for Christmas presents. If you're interested in checking out the Wii...
With Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation 3 crowding the videogame market, Nintendo’s Wii has plenty of competition. But the newcomer to the gaming console sector is doing just fine, IGN's Chris Carle told “Squawk Box.”
When you think sports injuries, you probably see tennis elbows, torn rotator cuffs – or the hideous spectacle of Joe Theismann’s mangled leg. Now, beware of Wii-ache.
There’s plenty of time to shop for Christmas… right? Maybe not. CNBC's Darren Rovell had a caveat for procrastinators: "If you did not get your flat-screen TV over the [Thanksgiving] weekend," he warned, "you’re in trouble."