The board of Yahoo agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, a signal of how the company plans to reposition itself as the technology industry makes a headlong rush into social media, the NYT reports.» Read More
Stocks closed higher in another jittery session, helped by expectations of another Fed rate cut and an economic stimulus package from the federal government.
Yahoo shares have continued to slide over the past year. Is the world's top Internet destination doomed? Not according to Rob Sanderson, analyst at American Technology Research, who told CNBC why he has a "buy" rating for the Web portal company.
Tuesday is shaping up to be one of the busiest earnings days of the quarter so far, but it's likely the markets will continue to focus instead on the Fed.
Newsweek says we're on the “road to recession” but is the magazine reading this market correctly? Also how to trade McDonald's and Yahoo!
Yahoo is a mess. A simple, but stunning statement when you're talking about the web's most popular destination. Read that again--the web's most popular destination. More people visit Yahoo on a monthly basis than any other web site
If you believe the media -- and you should, every word ;) -- you'd think this nation was spiraling toward recession. But it's not necessarily so. Take Microsoft as an example...
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dupont (DD) and Yahoo! (YHOO) popped while Schering Plough (SGP) and Tempur-Pedic (TPX) dropped.
If the entertainment and device division performance by Microsoft in its second quarter was a surprise, the company's online business growth is a stunner, especially as the company tries to chip away at Google's near total dominance.
I was going to hold off on a Google earnings preview since it's more than a week away, but after watching the company's shares fall, and fall, and fall some more, it seems like today is a better day to do it.
eBay is one of the net's four horsemen, ushering in a spate of online earnings after the bell today, and coming a week ahead of Yahoo (next Tuesday); Amazon (next Wednesday); and Google (next Thursday.) So eBay's earnings will put the entire sector under the spotlight.
Dr. Cramer's in. For this segment, he listens to investors lament about their portfolio problems.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Circuit City (CC) and Morgan Stanley (MS) popped while Motorola (MOT) and Yahoo (YHOO) dropped.
Yahoo is planning to lay off hundreds of employees in an effort to increase its profitability, prop up its deflated stock price and narrow the focus of its sprawling Internet portal to a smaller number of crucial areas, people close to the company said Monday.
Ouch. There's really no other way to summarize Intel's earnings, and there's little question that Intel's softness took Wall Street by surprise. Just look at the shellacking these shares are taking today. But is the selloff warranted, or -- like so many other moves to the downside in recent weeks among the top names in tech -- is the Intel drubbing overdone?
Given the declines this year should you bottom fish or bail? Find out from Oppenheimer Chief Market Technician Carter Worth.
IBM posted a 24 percent profit rise in a preliminary earnings release on Monday. The computer company's shares climbed as much as 10 percent. Peter Misek, technology analyst at Canaccord Adams, weighed in on IBM -- and offered CNBC his investment insights for other tech stocks.
Stocks jumped again Thursday in a volatile session as investors found renewed confidence after a report that Bank of America is close to buying struggling mortgage lender Countrywide. Here’s the word on the Street.
I have not been to the Sporting News web site in at least six years. And I haven't read the publication since July 31, 2000. I know that because I just looked up the date that they put together a tremendous issue on athletes and the charities they support.
There may not be a Yahoo phone in the works, but the struggling Internet company is betting that a new mobile-phone strategy will help it better compete with the likes of Google, Microsoft and others for a share of the growing cellphone advertising business.
Here we are on the eve of the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a kind of senior prom for the tech industry, when everyone seems to feel really good about themselves and the innovations they're bringing to the market.