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Before my interview today with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, he glared at me when I told him what Yahoo's CEO Carol Bartz had to say about a potential partnership: I can't react to an offer or a deal when there's no offer or deal to react to, she said. Sometimes silence speaks volumes.
When Carol Bartz took over as CEO a few months ago, I like everyone else was intrigued about how she would turn this struggling company around. I got my chance with Bartz in her first TV interview since taking the Yahoo job, and what I got was a decidedly aggressive, straight-talkin', honest, sharp executive, firmly in charge, with a vision and the methods to make it happen. In short, I got exactly what Yahoo hasn't been, but has so desperately needed.
Is Googling about to become as dated as 8-track tapes, New Coke and Molly Ringwald?
The "D: All Things Digital Conference" here at the Four Seasons Aviara in Carlsbad is a feast for the technological senses.
Today’s markets are slightly sluggish but definitely optimistic, said Uri Landesman, head of global growth at ING Investment Management.
You must "absolutely buy" the tech sector, said Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.
Lo the power of a successful initial public offering, and a crush of private companies are now scrambling. And all of this action comes thanks to OpenTable and its wildly successful initial public offering last week.
With the latest wave of disclosures hitting the Street, we’re learning about recent moves made by two billionaires. Should you trade in their wake?
Cities across the U.S. have recently seen a spike in bike commuters, and businesses from New York to San Francisco are taking notice.
We are seeing a decrease in negative [economic] news, and the markets are in a pretty good shape, said Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jeffries.
The endorsement of this company might surprise you.
Stocks lost ground in afternoon trading but traded in a fairly tight range, though the Nasdaq posted losses approaching 1.5 percent.
I know everyone is getting all hot and bothered about Microsoft’s $3.75 billion debt deal, speculating it is a forerunner to a coming acquisition by the software giant. But based on what I’m hearing, investors bracing for a big deal in the near term can relax.
Stocks opened slightly higher, bouncing off a rough day Monday but moving hesitantly as an economic report showed consumer weakness continues to hamper growth.
This market rally has legs, and we think the S&P 500 will reach 1047, said Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer.
Stocks turned lower on Thursday as bank stocks backed off their early rally. Fed Reserve Chairman Bernanke said increasing the effectiveness of bank supervision is a "top priority" for the Fed. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner sought to ease fears about the results by saying that none of the banks being tested face the risk of insolvency.
Mike Holland at Holland & Co. and Jeff Mortimer at Schwab Funds explained why this is the right time for investors to buy into the markets.
Yahoo! hit a six month high on Tuesday while oil failed to break out after hitting a high for 2009. What's the trade?
Eric Ross, director of equity research at Canacord Adams and Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer said now is the time to get into the market, and that investors should be putting their cash to work.
One of the things I like most about "Options Action" is that we talk about making money even when stocks do nothing. Case in point: Baidu.