A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.» Read More
*Priceline and Hewlett-Packard both beat expectations. *Groupon shares tumble after forecasting loss.
Why are stocks advancing with such poor US data? Though not all indices are up, the S&P 500 has a good shot at posting three up weeks.
*Priceline and Hewlett-Packard both top expectations. *Groupon tumbles in premarket after forecasting loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, indicating that a rally that lifted the S&P 500 close to record levels in the previous session could continue, following some strong results from technology companies.
Stocks drifted higher to close at session highs Thursday, with the S&P nearing its all-time high, as investors seemed to shrug off a mixed bag of economic and earnings reports.
Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos?
Who should make CNBC's Top 25 most influential list? CNBC's Jon Fortt makes the case for Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Phil LeBeau nominates Elon Musk.
DETROIT, Feb 20- Tesla Motors Inc has had "conversations" with Apple Inc, Chief Executive Elon Musk confirmed to Bloomberg TV on Thursday, responding to speculation that the iPhone and iPad maker had shown interest in the electric car company.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stocks and the dollar mostly rose on Thursday on data showing that U.S. factory activity accelerated in February at its fastest pace in nearly four years, but economic surveys showing a soft patch in China and parts of Europe dragged on global equity markets.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down Tesla's earnings beat and plans to boost production of its Model S.
"The opportunity in Tesla dwarfs the size of the company," says Drew Cupps, Cupps Capital Management president and CIO, discussing Tesla's earnings beat and plans to boost production.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew shares their thoughts on Tesla's strong quarterly earnings report and discuss the likelihood of a deal with Apple.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower Wall Street open on Thursday, ahead of a busy day for both quarterly earnings and economic data.
Paul Ingrassia, Reuters managing editor and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, share their thoughts on what's driving the automaker's results and weigh in on safety concerns over the company's battery pack. A lot of things have got to go right for this company, says Ingrassia.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the electric automaker's quarterly results.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 bln, shares fall. *Some of Wall Street's biggest trading favorites will be in focus on Thursday, a day after Facebook Inc announced a massive acquisition and Tesla Motors gave a strong earnings outlook.
Christopher Ciaccia, TheStreet.com technology editor, discusses the automaker's earnings beat and weighs in on the company's plans to accelerate production.
2014 may be the year electric car company Tesla Motors takes the world by storm.
Feb 19- Tesla Motors Inc, led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter results on Wednesday and said deliveries of its luxury Model S electric sedan would surge more than 55 percent this year.
Ben Kallo, Senior Analyst at Robert W. Baird, explains why China is going to be an important market for Tesla and what challenges the company may face in the country.