The wireless chipmaker reported earnings higher than expected Wednesday, sending shares of the company up almost 5 percent.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, April 18.
Overall, the market looks worrisome, said Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group.
Stocks ended flat to slightly higher after fluctuating throughout the session after President Barack Obama delivered his plan for reducing the budget deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years, and as the Federal Reserve confirmed economic growth remains moderate across-the-country. Caterpillar rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks pared modest losses just before the close after rising slightly after President Barack Obama delivered his plan for reducing the budget deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years, and as the Federal Reserve confirmed economic growth remains moderate across-the-country. Kraft gained, while Boeing fell.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks closed well off the lows of the day after plunging in the wake of a powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel. Caterpillar fell, while Home Depot rose.
Stocks continued to trade lower ahead of the close, failing to rebound entirely after another powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel. GE and Cisco fell, while Home Depot rose.
It's official. We've finished the last round of play in our annual tournament and have a winner. What's your Fast Money favorite stock of 2011?
Looks like Jamie Dimon won't be the Fast Money Madness MVP after all. The super star CEO just stumbled in our tournament.
Jamie Dimon just might be named this year's Fast Money Madness MVP. On Wednesday he took down the Oracle of Omaha!
Looks like Dr Copper is in it to win it. Freeport McMoRan, the world's largest copper miner, took down Boeing in the quarter finals of Fast Money Madness!
It appears Jamie Dimon's got game and Lloyd Blankfein doesn't. Goldman Sachs is out of the Fast Money Madness tournament.
Ronald McDonald looked like a contender but after this round of Fast Money Madness, the only place he's going is back to clown college!
The first day of 'Sweet 16' play ended with Mr. Softy in a puddle and sidelined for the season. Which stocks advanced and which others went down?
According to research from Key Private Bank and Factset, as many as 25% of companies reporting first quarter results will actually miss their estimates. On the bright side of things, that means 75% will either meet or exceed estimates for the quarter.
Stocks finished up 1.5 percent or higher, sending the Dow back above 12,000, lifted by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and investors who found buying opportunities in stocks they viewed as oversold. Boeing and Alcoa led Dow gainers, while Pfizer fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading Monday, but remained significantly higher, buoyed by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and buying opportunities in oversold stocks. Boeing and GE led gainers, while Pfizer fell.
Birinyi just put out a great, two-page report that contains ZERO analysis. It notes that there are only 12 companies in the S&P 100 that break out revenue from Japan—and of those who have the greatest exposure, four out of five are trading UP since the crisis began.
While several large banks recently announced dividend hikes, Channing Smith, vice president and co-manager of Capital Advisors, explained why companies in the tech sector are the next likely to boost dividends.