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On the heels of Yahoo!'s better than expected earnings after the bell Tuesday, the web giant will announce a partnership later today that represents a new focus on original content. I have the early scoop: Yahoo! is about to announce it's partnering with ad giant WPP's Group M Entertainment to together produce new branded webisodes, both companies bringing in advertisers, together developing concepts that will work for them.
We're growing, but not as much as you wanted. Hewlett Packard down 1 percent pre-open as CEO Mark Hurd said the magic words: "We expect the IT industry to return to growth in 2010 and believe that HP will outpace the market," but their guidance was not as strong as expected.
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Cramer is making the call on the media, advertising and two profitable “pure plays” he sees in this market.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as techs dragged and the jump in oil prices spurred worries about the recovery in consumer spending. Stocks had opened higher, buoyed by Home Depot's raised outlook, but those gains quickly faded.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook.
This morning's Wall Street theme might be "running in place". But Tuesday could see more action, with plenty of potential market moving events on the docket. Right now, U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher opening, and overseas markets have generally been higher as well.
African countries are improving politically and economically and their businesses are doing "great," said Lawrence Speidell, portfolio manager at Frontier Market Asset Management.
This is the time to buy into stocks, said Harry Rady, CEO of Rady Asset Management, and Lee Eugene Munson, CIO of Portfolio Asset Management.
Dan Greenhaus, market analyst at Miller Tabak, and Scott Minerd, chief strategist at Guggenheim Partners, shared their views on the economy — and where investors should be putting their money.
A growing number of food manufacturers are showing the staples in their portfolio a little more love these days in an attempt to remind frugal gourmets of the basics. How basic? Think butter and canned goods. This is not only because they want to cash in on consumers' newfound frugality, and defend against private label, but also because there have been fewer new product introductions vying for ad dollars.
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Jeff Auxier isn't waiting to see where the train is going before getting aboard. "It's hard to predict markets," the CEI of Auxier Asset Management conceded to CNBC. "We're there on a price basis, but we're still working off a lot of borrowed money." — But he sees some opportunities.
Forget the days of companies flying employees to exotic locales to rally the troops and strategize.
As we begin the second month of the year, investors are wondering if January’s market action is a signal that big declines lie ahead?
Options traders are bidding up calls in Kimberly-Clark after Merrill Lynch upgraded the consumer product company Friday morning. The average daily turnover of calls in KMB is 1,200 contracts, but some 4,000 changed hands in the first 90 minutes of today's session alone.
Jeff Auxier of Auxier Asset Management will tell you a time of trouble for good companies is a good time for investors to buy their shares. "For a long-term investor, it's a great opportunity to buy mis-appraised companies," he told CNBC.
S&P's Sam Stovall says history points to an 18 percent market bounce in six months. The chief investment strategist told CNBC of his "Moses movement" scenario — and the sectors that will lead the recovery.
Harish Manwani either has a dream job or a nightmare position. You decide.