Oracle Corp


  • Dec 17- Oracle Corp posted a 3.5 percent rise in total revenue in the company's first quarter since Larry Ellison stepped down as chief executive, bolstered by a 45 percent jump in its fast-growing cloud services business. Investors have been carefully watching how Oracle beefs up its "cloud" divisions, which deliver software over the Internet, as a gauge for how...

  • After-hours buzz: Avon, Oracle, Jabil, Hertz & more Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:

  • Forbes: Forget Cuba, worry more about Iran  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman, reacts to President Obama's decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba.

  • Oracle revenue up 3.5 pct on strong growth in cloud Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    Dec 17- Oracle Corp reported a 3.5 percent rise in total revenue, bolstered by a 45 percent jump in its fast-growing cloud services business. The company's net income slipped to $2.50 billion in the second quarter ended Nov. 30, from $2.55 billion. Total revenue rose to $9.6 billion from $9.3 billion.

  • Oracle earnings 'step in the right direction': Pro  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:04 PM ET

    Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets, provides instant analysis to Oracle's solid quarterly numbers.

  • Oracle beats on bottom and top  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    Oracle is reporting EPS beat of $0.69 adjusted on revenue beat of $9.60 billion, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Oracle pops after beating forecasts Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Mark Hurd, co-president of Oracle Corp.

    Oracle delivered fiscal second-quarter earnings of 69 cents per share on $9.60 billion in revenue, topping expectations on the top and bottom lines.

  • Oracle needs to reach for the cloud: Analyst Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    A sign in front of Oracle’s headquarters is shown in Redwood Shores, Calif.

    Oracle will report earnings after the bell Wednesday. Rick Sherlund, managing director at Nomura Securities, previews the numbers.

  • Cramer: Things are awesome right now! Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Jim Cramer wonders... if things are really so bad, then why are so many things going right? He uncovers who is really behind this market decline.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks rose at the open on Monday, following the worst week for the benchmark S&P 500 index in more than two years, with investors focused on crude oil prices which earlier hit a fresh 5-1/ 2- year low. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 113.41 points, or 0.66 percent, to 17,394.24, the S&P 500 gained 15.22 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,017.55 and the...

  • Early Movers: PETM, BOBE, JNPR, MSFT & more Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 22, 2014

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Cramer: These could be hidden market opportunities Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    With low oil prices causing fear in investors, Jim Cramer spells out the opportunities that could be hidden in the market next week.

  • Why you'll be hearing 'Hadoop' a lot in 2015 Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    Hadoop the elephant

    The stock market will get its first real taste of Hadoop on Friday, when Hortonworks, a seller of the software, debuts on Nasdaq.

  • Dec 11- Shares of LendingClub Corp, the world's largest online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors, rose as much as 67 percent in their debut, valuing the company at more than $9 billion. The initial public offering of 58 million shares raised $870 million after being priced at $15 per share, well above the expected range of $12- $14.

  • How Uber's $40 billion could become a problem Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Uber's value is growing at an eyebrow-raising rate, but as it's value soars more questions are raised.

  • INSIGHT-Behind Google's Europe woes, American accents Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    *Google in firing line in Europe as lawmakers vote on break-up. BRUSSELS, Nov 26- When EU politicians call for the break-up of Google, it can sound like sour grapes, the anti-American backlash of an ageing Europe envious, and fearful, of the wealth and growing power of young U.S. tech giants. Indeed, to many in Brussels it is Google's fellow Americans- such as Microsoft,...

  • Nov 24- Workday Inc, a maker of cloud-based human resources software, forecast fiscal year 2016 revenue below market estimates, indicating that its stellar growth was easing and sending its shares down 8 percent after the bell. The company, which resorts to aggressive pricing to outdo larger rivals such as Oracle Corp and SAP SE, also forecast current-quarter...

  • Nov 24- Workday Inc, a maker of cloud-based human resources software, reported a reported a wider third-quarter loss as costs jumped, sending its shares down 5 percent after the bell. The company's net loss widened to $59.9 million, or 33 cents per share, in the quarter ended Oct. 31, from $47.5 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier. The company, whose rivals...

  • Alibaba wows market with $8B debut dollar bond Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:59 PM ET

    Alibaba wowed the markets Thursday with its ground-breaking US$8 billion debut dollar bond.

  • Alibaba wows market with US$8bn debut dollar bond Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 20- Alibaba wowed the markets Thursday with its ground-breaking US $8 bn debut dollar bond, pricing it at levels in line with and even tighter than some of the world's best-known companies. Alibaba priced US $1 bn 1.625% three-year fixed-rate notes at T +70 bp; a US $300 m three-year floater at 3 mL +52 bp; US $2.25 bn of 2.5% fives at T +95 bp; US $1.5 bn of...