Stocks could chop around and rack up more losses in the week ahead, with the next wave of corporate earnings reports.» Read More
Internet search leaders Yahoo and Google have given the Justice Department a revised version of their search advertising partnership in hopes of winning antitrust approval, a source close to the discussions told Reuters.
Stocks pulled off a second straight day of gains, capping the market's worst month in a decade.
U.S. stocks advanced Friday afternoon as investors shrugged off the worst drop in consumer sentiment on record and the first drop in personal spending in two years, putting the market on track to end this mad month on a high note.
U.S. stocks turned mixed Friday after one report showed consumer sentiment held steady this month and another showed personal spending fell for the first time in two years.
Technology stocks have not been immune to the market skid, and Richard Prati of AmTech Research thinks it's time to take a look at some of the ensuing bargains. He urges caution, though — and he's got a few pans to go with the picks.
A friend of a friend, who happens to be a senior executive at a New York based media conglom, was lamenting this recently as he braced for another big RIF (reduction in force) at his company
The word's out that a partnership between Google and Yahoo appears less likely. This follows weeks of speculation that the deal was falling apart.
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The Dow closed in positive territory on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that world wide interest-rate cuts will help stave off a prolonged downturn.
A broad array of businesses across the New York region have begun eliminating jobs by the thousands as the pain of the financial crisis spreads well beyond Wall Street, says the New York Times.
Google, the Internet search and advertising giant, is increasingly looking to the energy sector as a potential business opportunity, says the New York Times.
Stocks ended the day significantly lower but avoided a catastrophe, as an orderly selloff staved off what some thought would be a massive market capitulation.
Yahoo is expected to unveil plans to build a new facility in Nebraska on Friday, just days after the California-based Internet company announced it will cut at least 1,500 workers as it deals with the economic downturn.
Microsoft reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by sales of new computer server software, and lowered its full-year earnings forecasts to account for a toughening economy.
Stocks made a third attempt at a rally Thurdsay though techs took a beating amid worries about the outlook for the sector.
A rally spurred by bargain hunting fizzled Thursday as weakness in technology leaders offset strength energy-related companies.
Stocks fell sharply Wednesday after the latest bevy of big names reporting earnings issued gloomy outlooks or missed their targets altogether. The Dow shed 514.45, or 5.7 percent, to close at 8519.21. The S&P 500 lost 6.1 percent, ending at 896.78, revisiting its Oct. 10 level.