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AT&T earnings missed by a penny but revenue growth was faster than expected, helped by strong sales of smartphones like Apple's iPhone.
Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that met analysts' expectations but revenue was slightly lower than anticipated. In after-hours trading, the stock initially slipped then turned higher.
Rates will rise dramatically as soon as there are clear signs the US economy is picking up, billionaire financier George Soros said in an interview at Davos.
The software giant reported quarterly earnings that were a penny higher than Wall Street's forecasts but revenue fell short despite a lift from its latest version of Windows.
President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.
Even as Apple crashes and burns, the market is protected by a firewall of factors that could help stocks break through to new highs.
What's wrong with Apple? Some say it's slowing growth, increasing competition and/or falling margins. But maybe Apple's real problems are your great expectations.
The Hamptons real-estate market has not only recovered -- it’s soaring past its pre-crisis peaks.
Warren Buffett is now in the lead in his decade-long wager that a stock index fund will outperform a selection of hedge funds.
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, startups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.
Despite a fairly dramatic recent drop in weekly unemployment claims, the notion of a significantly improving job market is drawing few converts.
The index has not traded above 1,500 since Dec. 12, 2007, just months before the implosion of big Wall Street banks. While many traders usually dismiss the big, round numbers as having little meaning, this mark could be different.
Hedge fund titan Ray Dalio told CNBC that 2013 is likely going to be the year that investors start to move money out of large cash positions.
"It's just not fair" how investors are treating Apple, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday.
A gauge of future U.S. economic activity rose, pointing to an improvement in growth despite an ongoing political fight in Washington over fiscal policy.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell to its lowest since the early days of the 2007-09 recession, a hopeful sign for the sluggish labor market.
Netflix's better than expected earnings was due to the explosion of Internet-connected TVs, tablets, and smartphones.
Diversified technology company 3M reported fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday that broadly met analysts'expectations.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said it was to axe its annual dividend payment for the first time in over 20 years, aiming to shore up its finances amid a fall in sales.
Citigroup needs to continue to clean up its non-core "legacy assets" and focus on operating efficiency, its new CEO Michael Corbat told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on today's market decline. If the market throws a few more "sales," a lot of buyers will be happy paying the discounted price, he adds.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
Technology and health care collide. Terry Gregg, Dexcom CEO, discusses advancements to help diabetes patients wirelessly monitor their blood sugar levels.