Stocks are slightly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year. Dupont and Disney rose, HP fell.
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Some good news from the tech sector could be a positive for stocks Friday, after both Both Oracle and Research in Motion reported strong earnings late Thursday.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Thursday that not only has Oracle been hard at work on an advanced in-memory database product, it will arrive "well in advance" of SAP's database offering.
Things are getting better, Cramer said Thursday.
After the bell both Oracle and RIM released earnings with the Fast Money desk all over the results and gaming their next moves.
The business software giant reported a profit that jumped 38 percent excluding one-time items and easily outpaced analysts' estimates.
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Stocks closed mixed as technology companies pulled the Nasdaq and Dow higher, although investors didn't have enough conviction in the future of the economy to break out of a tight trading range. HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks remained mixed Thursday ahead of the close as technology stocks pulled the Nasdaq higher and lifted the Dow, although Wall Street largely remained locked in a tight trading range. HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.
Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO who signed on last week as a co-president at Oracle, is scheduled to be on Oracle's Q1 earnings conference call this afternoon, CNBC has confirmed.
Tech giants Research In Motion and Oracle are expected to report earnings after the bell Thursday. Matthew Thornton, telecom equipment analyst at Avian Securities and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Gleacher & Company discussed their insights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Sept. 16.
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