Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as slowing property prices in China offset relief over the U.S. Federal Reserve's accomodative policy stance.» Read More
The equity market collapse began in the Far East as Sony shares slide 14 pct after they issued a profit warning. The electronics maker cut its profit forecast in half as the strong Japanese yen and the ongoing credit crisis is hurting demand for its cameras and flat TVs.
Asian markets were massacred Friday, led by South Korea's 10.6% plunge and Japan's 9.6% tumble, as the global economic slowdown slashed earnings prospects for an array of companies.
S&P futures moved about 40 points off their highs of the morning, before posting a slight rebound off the lows late in the morning. They are finishing the morning session only down slightly.
This economic slowdown couldn’t come at a worse time for retailers and electronics manufacturers — The holidays are typically their biggest earnings period. But you know what that means: Sales!
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
I know most of you are beyond caring, but in the interest of full disclosure, my son this weekend threw in the towel on his Sony PlayStation 3 and returned to the Microsoft Xbox 360. Like an errant husband crawling back to his wife, he said, "I guess I should've thought this through."
Thursday will be a big day for Research in Motion as the company prepares to release its second fiscal 2009 quarterly earnings into a climate that's either really good, or really bad, for the wireless leader, depending upon who you believe on Wall Street.
Who says you can't make money in the music industry. MySpace Music is signing on big name sponsors including Toyota, McDonald's, State Farm, and Sony Pictures. The site will stream tracks on demand, for free. That means that advertisers are particularly important to this venture's success, and they're getting exposure, front and center.
Is it really time to buy Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Is my kid wrong about hating the Wii? And more reader e-mails!
This is the live blog of the Apple "Let's Rock" event. The first post is at the bottom of the page, with the last enry at top.
Microsoft will slash the price of its Xbox 360 game console in Japan by about 30%, below Nintendo's Wii and Sony's PlayStation 3 as it tries to boost its market share, a newspaper reported on Monday.
If you saw it just sitting there, you’d never guess that the new Nikon D90 is a mind-blowing, game-changing camera. And it's not just the stunning photos, says CNBC contributor David Pogue.
The Burger King Bather continues to reverberate. As I blogged last week, a BK employee got fired for posting online a video someone shot of him taking a bath in the sink at work.
Ford Motor said Thursday its redesigned Ka city car would debut in the upcoming Bond film "Quantum of Solace," scheduled for release in North America on Nov. 7.
No blog posting of mine has generated as much outrage as the one last month on my son swapping his Microsoft Xbox360 for a Sony PlayStation 3, especially after www.kotaku.com picked up the story.
"The Dark Knight" ruled the North American box office for a fourth weekend Sunday to become the third-biggest movie of all time.
A week from today, LucasFilm and Warner Bros. will unleash "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," the latest installment of the Star Wars money-making machine. And with it comes the spotlight on cool technologies.
Coming back from a 90 point loss after a much worse than expected loss from Freddie Mac, the Dow rebounded as U.S. stocks hit a six-week high. The trend of health & personal care stocks doing well in this market continues.
Marvel Entertainment's second quarter came in solid, posting a 60 percent increase in net income, and raising its full-year forecast on the boffo performance of "Iron Man" and "The Hulk".
First, the funny business of apartment hunting. My daughter is getting ready to move away to school, and we've been scouring Craigslist for students looking to find a roommate. I found a few looking for someone who is "four-twenty friendly."