U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Friday as hopes of stimulus in the euro zone and further recovery in oil prices continued to boost recently battered global equities.» Read More
His day job is running SAP, the German technology giant that battles for supremacy with Oracle in the business software market across the world, so when Bill McDermott speaks, it is worth paying attention.
The business software giant reported a profit that surpassed Wall Street's forecasts by four cents a share, and the company increased its quarterly dividend.
With the debut of public offerings from Demand Media and Nielsen already this year, analysts expect the tech industry to see a large number of new issuances in 2011.
Many traders are awaiting results from Cisco Systems after the bell today (Wednesday), but it was rival Juniper Networks that turned heads yesterday in the option market.
It's not quite the 'Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde' but it's close. With so many nations in Europe too scary for investors, would you believe one is actually attractive?
Two of the nation’s most important tech giants reported earnings after the bell. What must you know before you place your next bet?
Stocks bounced off the lows of the session but ended lower as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and as Merck dragged down the Dow amid problems with a key blood-clotting drug. Merck and Alcoa slumped, as Home Depot rose.
Stocks slumped more in the final hour of trading as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and a disappointing drug trial for Merck dragged down the Dow. Merck and Alcoa fell, while Home Depot rose.
The company's new software sales surged and beat its own forecasts, and Oracle reported profit ahead of Wall Street estimates, pushing its shares higher in extended trading Thursday.
Asia’s clean bill of health presents two major opportunities. The first is to re-ignite the drive towards closer economic cooperation that has been stalled since the late 1990s Asian Financial Crisis.
As stocks closed higher ahead of Thanksgiving, these market movers grabbed the traders' attention.
Stocks finished the session sharply higher Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.
Stocks were trading sharply higher Wednesday following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.
Stocks added to gains Wednesday after a handful of economic reports pointed to an improving economy.
Stocks were poised to open higher Wednesday after reports on the labor market and consumer spending pointed to an improving economy and as investors shifted their focus away from tensions between the two Koreas and European debt worries.
Former Oracle executive Charles Phillips testified Thursday in the company's court battle with software rival SAP, arguing that SAP owes Oracle billions of dollars for software it accessed illegally. SAP's position is that it should only have to pay Oracle tens of millions of dollars for its violations.
Stocks ended higher as the mid-term elections were underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to pump more money into the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks held gains as the mid-term elections took place Tuesday and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks advanced as the mid-term elections got underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy. Home Depot and Verizon rose, while Boeing fell.
Opening arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday in a corporate espionage trial involving two of the world's biggest business software makers.