11 companies in the S&P 500 have beaten earnings expectations by 10% or more in each of the past four calendar quarters. USA Today reports.» Read More
By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week. Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged. But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered
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India's lucrative outsourcing industry struggled Thursday to overcome Internet slowdowns and outages after cuts in two undersea cables sliced the country's bandwidth in half.
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Symantec, the maker of Norton security software, reported better-than- expected quarterly results on Wednesday, but its shares slumped more than 12 percent on a muted forecast forthe current quarter.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn further boosted his stake in BEA Systems to 13.22%, according to a regulatory filing.
About 146,000 people using a U.S. government jobs Web site had their personal information stolen by hackers who broke into computers at Monster Worldwide, a government spokesman said Thursday.
Google said after U.S. markets closed Tuesday that George Reyes has announced plans to retire as chief financial officer by the end of the year and that the company will begin a search for a replacement.
While most long-term investors should stay on the sidelines during the current market turmoil, analysts say there are opportunities to find some bargains amid the carnage."Fear creates opportunity," Michael Embler, chief investment officer at Franklin Templeton Investments, told CNBC.com. "If you are a long-term investor, you should be turning off your screen. But if you want to buy stock, this is an opportunity."
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Executives from Microsoft, Yahoo and other technology companies will discuss ways to combat unwanted e-mail and data theft at a two-day conference that begins Wednesday.
The U.S. and China concluded two days of high-level talks in Washington D.C. without an agreement on trade, but that may mean different things for voters and investors
Mergers and acquisitions dominated headlines during the week as the S&P 500 ended above 1,500 for the first time in more than seven years and came within striking distance of an all-time high of 1,527 set in March 2000. "Merger activity is one of the things that's driving the strength in this market," said Ted Weisberg, president of Seaport Securities.
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Earnings blowouts and FDA approvals were the catalysts behind some of Thursday's most actively traded stocks.
Symantec, the world's biggest security software maker, posted a lower fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts' forecasts, sending its shares more than 5% higher in after-hours trading.