It's no secret that I was tough on Yahoo during the difficult years. Calling attention to management missteps became a blood sport of sorts. I was tough, but I believe, fair. Tonight's earnings topped expectations but disappointed markets. Still, there's a part of Yahoo's report tonight that's deserving of some extra attention.
Apple was hardly the only tech titan to report earnigns on Tuesday. Get the latest on VMWare Juniper, Yahoo! and more.
Stocks ended higher Tuesday, led by energy and financials. But IBM and Goldman Sachs declined.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April 20.
Yahoo will report its first quarter earnings tonight and as the company's stock teeters anew near a 52-week high, investors have to be wondering whether the time has finally come for this company. Well, kind of.
The Dow erased its early gains Tuesday as IBM and Goldman Sachs fell despite solid earnings reports from both companies.
U.S. stock index futures gained ground after Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings that easily beat estimates even as the company comes under intensified fire for its trading practices.
Investors are shifting focus to Goldman Sachs' potential for huge profits in its Tuesday morning report, which will likely overshadow the government's civil fraud case against the Wall Street firm.
Apple’s not the only tech story capturing traders' attention. Yahoo will also release earnings on Tuesday.
IBM shares took a hit as soon as its first quarter numbers hit the tape, despite a healthy top and bottomline beat. Those pesky gross margins did the company in, but after a moment or two, cooler heads prevailed, and IBM shares began to recover.
This will be a critical week for tech investors, and if last week's news from Intel and Google was any indication, the news ahead could be very good indeed.
Uncertainty surrounding Goldman Sachs will likely overshadow the positive news from dozens of major corporate earnings reports in the week ahead. Some analysts say the Goldman spacer fraud charges could be the event that will trigger a much anticipated stock market correction.
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Strong results from Intel and CSX powered Wednesday's rally, however it’s JPMorgan that may present the best trading opportunities.
A day ahead of Google's earnings, there was this bizarre development from its Chinese rival: Baidu is now trading at over 100 times this year's earnings.
Investors will be watching earnings from tech bellwether Google spacer to see how technology spending is rebounding. And many will make note of the noise surrounding the recent drama in China and how this will affect current and future earnings as Google stands up to Chinese censorship.
Maybe there's something to this whole second place thing. This runner-up status. Number 2 might be the new Number 1?
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