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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Got an intriguing email from a knowledgeable source very familiar with search dynamics involving Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo for that matter..
There are various reports this morning that Apple is ready to push Google aside as the default search engine on iPhone, in favor of Microsoft's (say it with me: Bing, Bing) Bing.
IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.
Most users don’t protect their phones the way they protect their PCs, which is naive. "Today the money is in figuring out how to secure mobile devices and networks, so you’ll see tons of players in it and tons of players benefiting.”
Celebrities are tapping into the power of social media to drive donations to help the three million people in Haiti that are desperately in need of aid.
Google’s celebrated algorithms may power the Web’s most popular search engine, but they have not yet been programmed to answer a call when a customer has a problem. The NYT reports.
Google may rule the Internet, but they may want to rethink their reach into retail. In its first week of sales the search giant only sold about 20,000 Nexus One units, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry.
Investors should continue to invest in defensive stocks in strong dividend sectors like telecommunications, technology and pharmaceuticals, said Willem Nabarro, head of European equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas on Tuesday.
Plus, get the latest on Google’s new phone, Ford’s footprint overseas and more.
This was a live blog from Jim Goldman who attended a news conference at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California where the company unveiled its smartphone, Nexus One.
Google’s expected unveiling on Tuesday of a rival to the iPhone is part of its careful plan to try to do what few other technology companies have done before: retain its leadership as computing shifts from one generation to the next. The New York Times reports.
AT&T says it will no longer sponsor Tiger Woods, joining Accenture and Gillette in dropping support for the golfer after numerous allegations of infidelities.
There are some images you just don't want. And picturing co-workers who are dialing in for conference calls seems to be one of them, according to a recent study in the UK by the leading fixed-line carrier.
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