Ah,t he steely concentration of a child poring over a toy catalog, working on the perfect holiday wish list. There's nothing quite like it, except for, perhaps, the steely concentration of Mom or Dad poring over the same toy catalog trying to figure out how to make those wishes come true on a budget. Well, now there's an App for that.
The day Michael Jackson fans from around the world have been waiting for is finally here. "This Is It" - the much debated, controversial and expensive concert-documentary film, compiled with footage of Jackson's final rehearsals - starts playing tonight, in 3500 theaters in the U.S. and simultaneous premiers in 16 cities across the globe.
Of the major indexes, the Nasdaq fared the worst on Tuesday. Is the tech trade over?
Plus, get calls on earnings, retail, health care and more.
Movie studios, desperate to return their home entertainment divisions to growth, are scrambling to shape the post-DVD era. the New York Times reports.
We've seen these tales of two companies before: one competitor begins pulling away from another, and like a raging brush fire, generates its own momentum, makes its own wind, and just keeps growing. And growing. Devouring everything in its path.
With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported. Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.
I'm in Scottsdale Arizona where Microsoft just unveiled its new retail concept, and it is a mob scene. Over a thousand people are in line to check out the colorful store, and hoping to get one of the gift bags Microsoft will hand out to early visitors. A few dozen of these Windows fanatics camped out over night.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report. Travelers and MMM led the Dow.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report.
Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.
Earnings continue to come in largely above expectations, but other factors are waylaying the stock market's recent advances - ranging from Walmart's price cuts to analyst Richard Bove's downgrade of Wells Fargo to rising oil prices.
Despite promises by President Barack Obama, more than 70 million Americans who have health insurance through their jobs could be open to higher costs or denials of some coverage under a leading overhaul plan making its way through Congress.
With Oppenheimer raising Amazon to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Perform’, what should you expect when the e-tail darling reports earnings, Thursday?
The Dow slipped below the psychologically important 10,000 level on Wednesday after the market took a turn for the worse in the last half-hour of the session. What must you know?
Stocks finished lower after well-known banking analyst Dick Bove downgraded his rating on Wells Fargo.
Stocks weakened midday, with three catalysts - Rochdale analyst Dick Bove downgrade of Wells Fargo late in the day to a Sell but maintains the price target of $25.
Will the weak dollar spark new life in this rally? Or is it making gasoline prices too expensive?
McDonald's is scheduled to report before the bell tomorrow. While it has beaten EPS expectations 6 of the past 7 quarters, it has missed revenue expectations in the past three quarters according to First Call data. Before then, it beat revenue targets for 4 straight quarters.
Halloween spending is expected to fall by roughly $1 billion this season, but sales at some stores may not be as dismal as originally thought.