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Stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors are anticipating that the Federal Reserve will deliver an unusually large rate cut.
Good reports from Lehman and Goldman, and housing starts are above expectations. Core PPI up 0.5 percent is higher than the 0.3 percent expected, but that is being pushed aside in favor of the more bullish housing starts data.
Yahoo Tuesday disclosed a three-year plan that it says will keep it ahead of Wall Street forecasts and should convince investors that a takeover offer from Microsoft Corp undervalues the company.
For the week ending Friday, March 14, 2008 the US Markets ended mixed. Market moving events include the Fed's $200B expansion of its securities lending program and the Bear Stearns bailout, amongst others leading to extreme market volatility. The Dow gained 417 points on Tuesday, only to lose the majority of its gains to close up only 0.48% for the week. The VIX crossed 30 for the first time since January. Next week, the markets will watch for the the FOMC announcement on interest rates Tuesday, the Visa IPO on Wednesday, and a slew of brokerage earnings including Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley and possibly Bear Stearns.
Wall Street sent the Dow lower Friday amid the stunning news that the Federal Reserve had helped to engineer a bailout of investment bank Bear Stearns. What's the word on the Street?
Senior executives from Microsoft and Yahoo met Monday to discuss Microsoft's takeover bid for the company, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Mastercard and Continental Airlines popped while Yahoo and Time Warner dropped.
If Microsoft's play for a tiny chip of Facebook helped value the company at a staggering $15 billion, then AOL's play for social networking site Bebo makes perfect sense, even at $850 million.
Time Warner's AOL Internet division said Thursday it will buy social network Bebo for $850 million in cash, bolstering its consumer Internet offerings even as the media conglomerate mulls splitting off the business.
The technology industry thrives on its ability to sell new products to consumers at an ever-increasing pace. But millions of users of nearly every type of Internet service and technology, from Netscape and AOL dial-up to old e-mail systems, still cling to older technologies.
Hulu.com is finally going public on Wednesday. After a four-and-a-half-month long public beta, the video site, co-founded and jointly owned by News Corp. and NBC Universal, is launching officially.
On Tuesday, Time Warner's chief executive of Time Warner, AOL’s parent company, acknowledged weakness in the online pioneer's business and said he was open to combining AOL with another company.
For Google, the European Union's ongoing scrutiny of its plans to buy DoubleClick has been an overhang on the stock since the deal was first announced. Today came the long-awaited EU blessing Google has been waiting for.
Google won unconditional approval from the European Commission on Tuesday to buy rival Web advertiser DoubleClick for $3.1 billion, despite objections from rivals and privacy advocates.
Rupert Murdoch CEO of News Corp, spoke at Bear Stearns annual media conference today, weighing in on the U.S. economy. He said he's now "more pessimistic" about the economy. Though he also said that News Corp is well positioned to weather an economic downturn because only about 20 percent of the company's business comes from advertising...
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Monday marks the eight-year anniversary of the peak of the Nasdaq bubble. Which stocks from that run-up look best in this market?
Nasdaq's bear market is likely to persist longer than the pullback in the broader stock market unless the recently battered technology heavyweights make solid comebacks.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Frank writes, “Mr. Adami: Why do I get nauseous every time I check in on AIG and when will that feeling subside?”