"The dirty secret of 2009 is that CEOs were sitting on more wealth by the end of the year than they had accumulated in a long time," says David Wise, who advises boards on executive compensation.
I guess what I'm trying to say is that when you look at growth prospects and solid financial performers; tech ought to be the new destination when investors are looking to fly to some quality locale.
Cable company stocks fell Thursday after a new policy was announced by the Federal Communications Commission, two analysts told CNBC.
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz received a $47.2 million compensation package during her first year on the job as the Internet company tried to motivate her to engineer a turnaround.
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With Shanghai preparing for the World Expo, stores have moved bootleg DVDs and CDs to back rooms as China hides a trade that is usually out in the open, the New York Times reports.
Better corporate profits and economic news could keep the market humming, as long as the slow fuse on the Greek debt situation doesn't end with a bang.
Microsoft's earnings come at a rare time for this company: A stuffed product pipeline, dual upgrade cycles for both consumers and the enterprise, and a general feeling that innovation is alive and well in Redmond.
Weekly jobless claims should get more attention than usual Thursday, after two weeks of backtracking. Claims are expected to come in at 450,000, after last week's disappointing 484,000.
The Dow clawed back in late trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom shares continued to drag.
Did Apple ring the bell for the top of this market? That’s the question on the Fast Money desk after a string of tech names failed to dazzle.
Stocks wobbled in mid-afternoon trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom stocks continued to drag.
If their latest earnings are any indication, Apple and Yahoo will continue to move in opposite directions as far as their influence in the technology sector, analysts said.
Like Yahoo, the worst might very well now be in eBay's rear view mirror, and that's good. But like Yahoo, eBay's growth and return for investors may not be as robust as other players in its sector specifically, and other players in tech more generally, and that's not so good.
Stocks pushed higher Wednesday, led by techs and banks as optimism about the economic recovery gained strength and worries about the Goldman Sach charges subsided.
U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction ahead of the open Wednesday as investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings.
Apple could provide some juice for the market Wednesday, despite its typically conservative guidance for the current quarter.
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.