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This has been a crazy week on the markets, and it's still only Tuesday morning out here in Silicon Valley. But look no further than the stalwarts in the PC business, like Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Dell to see a new kind of volatility index.
Don't believe the hype – this rally was real. Here's why.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Long's and Panera popped while Tesoro and US Steel dropped.
The decline of Lehman Bros. and Merrill Lynch is rippling outward and the technology sector is being rattled. Large-cap tech stocks took a hit on the open -- though some have regained their footing.
If Electronic Art's unsolicited bid for Take-Two Interactive sounds a lot like Microsoft's unsolicited play for Yahoo — complete with both EA and Microsoft ultimately walking away — think again.
Avoid Wall Street. It’s a mess. For an easier ride you might want to consider Main Street.
Increasing optimism about loans to the U.S. auto industry helped drive major indexes out of negative territory. General Motors was the top gainer on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500, while Ford was among the top gainers on the Nasdaq.
For the week ending Friday, September 2, 2008, the major U.S. Indices finished up for a week marked with the demise of more financial stocks, sluggish Retail Sales data, a steeper than expected decline in Pending Home Sales, and a looming hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico. Volatility continues to dominate the markets as the Dow posted a 2 day consecutive up/down point move of 569 points on Monday and Tuesday (up 289 and then down 280), its largest 2-day up/down point swing since June 6. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) which measures market uncertainty reached an intraday high of 26.67 on Friday.
The background is this: Balsillie has been Jonesing for an NHL team for the past several years. He looked close to getting a deal done for the financially strapped Pittsburgh Penguins. When that didn't work out, he started to focus on the Nashville Predators.
Today marks the seventh year since the September 11 terrorist attacks—the Nymex and the White House obeserve a moment of silence to remember when the first plane hit the World Trade Center. Research in Motion's CEO talks about the company's new Blackberry—Bold. Following are today's top videos:
Stocks slid into home plate with a late rally that bumped the Dow up nearly 170 points as oil flirted with $100 a barrel and the market was abuzz with speculation that a resolution for Lehman Brothers could happen within days.
This is the guy who is running arguably the most effective, most innovative company in arguably one of the most exciting and dynamic sectors in tech. And he just doesn't tend to sit down for TV interviews.
Stocks swung between positive and negative territory as investors grappled for a direction with oil flirting with $100 a barrel and the market abuzz with speculation that a resolution for Lehman Brothers could happen within days.
Stocks swung between positive and negative territory as investors grappled for a direction with oil bouncing higher after its brush with $100 a barrel and the market abuzz with speculation that a resolution for Lehman Brothers could happen within days.
As Apple courts business customers for its iPhone, what's the best smartphone play now? Tavis McCourt of Morgan Keegan and Jim Suva of Citigroup weighed in with their top handset stocks.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks closed with modest gains after rallying earlier on a drop in oil prices, but investors continued to worry about financial shares.
Apple owned the spotlight yesterday with its iPod event in San Francisco, but today and tomorrow it will all be about Research in Motion, with CEO Jim Balsillie preparing to keynote the big CTIA Wireless expo Thursday, which comes a week before the company issues its quarterly earnings.
Stocks turned higher after investors speculating that Lehman Brothers might survive its capital crunch stepped in to turn the company's stock higher in whipsaw trading.
Forget about Lehman--suppose its problems were magically solved by a buyout, or someone offered them oodles of money for Neuberger. What would happen next? The shorts would cover and simply find another target.