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Apple knocked one out of the park with its first quarter earnings, but in the process threw all of us for a curve as the company adopted accounting changes, and essentially took what was non-GAAP numbers and turned them into GAAP results instead.
How would you like to make a bearish bet on Apple where the worst case case scenario involves you buying the stock down 10% from here? Apparently one option trader likes those odds.
So just how good a quarter will Apple have? Independent analyst Andy Zaky thinks the answer is "very good" indeed.
Business negotiations -- traditionally made in private behind closed doors -- are increasingly done in the open and with public input, says the New York Times.
Apple’s move to open up the iPhone to outside programmers in 2008 started a software-writing frenzy. Giant companies and bedroom tinkerers alike rushed to get their applications into the App Store and onto the phone’s 3.5-inch touch screen.
Cramer thinks the other Cogent makes for some great speculation.
Apple has captured a kind of perpetual motion in the market completely elusive to all others who have tried to match its performance. Monday's numbers should be a knock-out, but longer term, there simply is no better company in a better position than Apple.
Earlier today, the folks at Deutsche Bank removed Apple from its short-term "buy" list, and coming just a day before the company reports its first fiscal quarter, you'd think the firm was making an earnings call, that somehow Apple might miss, or that its valuation might suggest a peak, that investors ought to get out because it's no longer worthy of the list. Not so.
The online advertising giant reported both earnings and revenue that beat what Wall Street was expecting, but the results weren't enough to please investors, who pushed the stock lower in late trading.
Profits soared, revenue climbed and just about every other metric used to measure Google seemed strong in the company's fourth quarter. But when expectations reach fever pitch, whether realistic or not, heaven help the company that just doesn't measure up. Google didn't measure up.
The winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, are supposed to be a distraction from harsh economic realities and lift our spirits. Instead, it may itself be a victim of these brutal times.
Earlier this morning, Electronic Arts announced that it was opening up the beta to its Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online game. The company also announced that it would go through with a console title with Tiger Woods as its lead endorser this summer. We sat down with EA Sports president Peter Moore to see why the company made these decisions.
When Google reports its fourth quarter numbers after the bell tonight, it's not going to be a question of whether the company beats the Street, but by how much, according to the myriad analysts I've been talking to. That's how sure they are that this company's earnings are in overdrive.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is criticizing China and other nations for restricting Internet access and erecting other electronic barriers to the free flow of information.
YouTube is departing from its ad-supported model and dipping its toe into a whole new world -- paid rental of streaming movies.
The online retailer reported quarterly results that exceeded what Wall Street was expecting, and the company gave a rosy outlook for the current quarter as well.
According to a new study, the mobile Internet tsunami looks like it’s just getting started. Here’s your shopping list of stocks to play it.
Seems hard-to-please eBay investors are pushing the "Sell It Now" button despite the company's top and bottomline beats for its fourth quarter.
The New York Times *finally* announced that it will start charging for "frequent" access to its articles starting in 2011. This is no surprise — with advertising and subscriptions on the decline, it's a long time in coming.
Somehow, somewhere during eBay's fourth quarter, the company turned a corner from merely talking about and trying to implement a sweeping recovery plan to seeing the fruits of its labor. The company saw a nice one-two punch of consumers swarming to online shopping, and having the strategic changes to its business plan in place to take advantage of it.