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Yahoo posted quarterly profit at the top end of Wall Street's lowered forecasts, but analysts questioned whether the results would force Microsoft to increase its takeover bid for the company.
Looking at Yahoo's first quarter earnings, you gotta wonder why this company can report so strongly, and what magic bullet it employed during the quarter that apparently eluded management over the past two years.
There's about $41 billion in chips on the table, all the cards have been dealt in the Yahoo vs. Microsoft poker match -- and today is the day Microsoft and investors get to "call." (Google and News Corp. look on...)
Existing home sales data and major earnings from McDonald's, AT&T, and Dupont, among others, will play a key role in driving stocks after Monday's slow drift in the market.
AT&T has been around in one form or another forever. Yet it's still offering myriad new services -- U-verse, exclusive iPhone service in the U.S. and more. Can AT&T keep up its double-digit earnings growth?
It’s sink or swim time for Yahoo! How will the internet company’s earnings, released Tuesday, affect Microsoft's hostile takeover attempt?
Whisper numbers are a weird animal on Wall Street, especially when you're talking high profile earnings reports like Google, Apple, Yahoo, Microsoft, Intel and so many others.
Now that the first week of the technology earnings is over, many investors are breathing a sigh of relief.
Marketers and advertisiers are increasingly looking to ad networks, which sell display advertising across groups of Web sites, to promote their products.
Whenever the stock market rushes full speed ahead, it is hard not to look for the big let-down. That could be the case in the week ahead... Major earnings reports, housing data, annual shareholder meetings, and Tuesday's Pennsylvania presidential primaries are what traders will be watching to see if the trend continues.
Will the rally in tech continue next week as Yahoo!, Apple, and Microsoft report earnings?
An earnings windfall for Google should benefit rival Yahoo in buyout talks with Microsoft, as investors view the results as proof of a robust online advertising market.
After a week like this one, the pressure's on the next batch of tech stars to beat the Street and keep this momentum going, with investors turning their attention to Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon, all set to report earnings next week.
In posting a profit well in excess of expectations, Google shares are bouncing back from the depth of investor doubt.
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Google hits it out of the park, Merrill posts a loss but shares climb anyway and Pfizer plummets. All the earnings trades and much more right here.
Google reported earnings that rose 30 percent and handily beat analysts' expectations, and the company's shares jumped in late trading.
Investing in Google shares is... different. It's one of the few companies where 30% revenue growth would be disappointing and 450 bucks a share is seen by many as cheap. How do you read earnings of a company like this? I'm glad you asked.
Strong earnings results this week from IBM and Intel have tech stocks in the midst of a nice rally.
Has the bloom really faded from the Google rose, or has the market really misunderstood the way this company is doing business, and the technology it is using to get the job done? There is a fair amount of pessimism around these shares right now, with many analysts I'm talking to expecting a meet or miss quarter, rather than a good chance the company will beat...