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Hey folks. Here's our re-cap of the day. We have the leaderboard, most active and widely held and the trivia questions. Here we go. The video is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: General Motor's earnings came in below analyst expectations. What were earnings per share? Your selection of answers is: $0.17 or $0.10 or $0.19 or $0.23.
Hey folks, time for the day's trivia questions. The video is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: General Motor's earnings came in below analyst expectations. What were earnings per share? Your selection of answers is: $0.17 or $0.10 or $0.19 or $0.23. The news question is worth $1,000 Bonus Bucks: RIM is rolling out a new smaller and lightweight full keyboard BlackBerry. What is the new smartphone called? Your selection of answers is: The Quartz or Blackberry Curve or Blackberry Qwerty or The Razor.
Research In Motion is rolling out the smallest and lightest full-keyboard BlackBerry smartphone yet, a new multimedia-laden device aimed at broadening the market that it seeks to conquer.
Can earnings guidance be trusted? Firms as disparate as Caterpillar, Cummins, Yahoo! and Research in Motion all beat first-quarter earnings expectations. David Dropsey, equity research analyst at Thomson Financial, and Dirk van Dijk, director of research at Zacks Investment Research, each gave "Power Lunch" viewers their perspectives on the apparent data gap.
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.
Research In Motion is set to roll out new software that will let users turn smartphones running on Microsoft's Windows Mobile platform into virtual BlackBerries.
A service outage this week of BlackBerry e-mail devices resulted from a new storage feature that was not sufficiently tested, device maker Research In Motion said.
SiRF Technology Holdings swung to a quarterly profit, as it took a one-time charge related to the acquisition of TrueSpan in the year-ago quarter.
Wow--we've gotten posts from all three guest bloggers today as this one from Timothy Sykes wraps it up. You certainly have some food for thought. Here's Timothy: Many contestants have been asking why I advocate such a seemingly risky strategy by focusing on chart plays with upcoming earnings. The answer, like my strategy, is rather simple.