Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past four years, with IBM and McDonald's leading the way, up more than 50 percent.
His anti-capitalist nostrums are demoralizing to the economy.
Sprint says the iPhone will be huge for the company's cash flow. Christopher King, Stifel Nicolaus analyst weighs in.
The jobs picture beat tepid expectations, with the economy creating a better than expected 103,000 new jobs in September that was not enough to cut the jobless rate from 9.1 percent.
The ability to lower the high unemployment rate remains one of the economy's biggest challenges, but investors appear to be accustomed to a weak jobs market and are moving on.
“He was the most passionate leader one could hope for, a motivating force without parallel,” wrote Steven Levy, author of the 1994 book “Insanely Great,” which chronicles the creation of the Macintosh. “Tom Sawyer could have picked up tricks from Steve Jobs.”
Stocks rallied sharply in the final minutes of trading to finish near their highs in another volatile session Wednesday, buoyed by a handful of better-than-expected economic news and amid optimism over the euro zone.
"It's very conceivable that you could have this 9 percent rate for the next two, three, four years. That doesn't mean companies aren't making money," one market pro says.
Microsoft just announced a slew of new content partners to make its XBox 360 Live platform the entertainment hub of your living room.
CNBC's Scott Wapner has the story on technology shares leading the rally since Apple's disappointing iPhone 4s announcement yesterday. Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics, Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research, Pete Najarian and Jon Najarian weigh in. Also, CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on Microsoft collaborating with Verizon Fios and xbox. Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital co-CIO weighs in.
Protestors of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement have occupied Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan for several weeks now, but who exactly these people are what they are protesting still remains somewhat of a mystery.
The common goal of fighting corporate greed and corruption has attracted an array of people from all backgrounds, including business owners, retirees, and union workers.
Apple investors are confident the iPhone 5 will help the gadget maker (and its new CEO Tim Cook) shine through the gloom enveloping much of the tech sector.
Apple’s unveiling of the iPhone 5 on Tuesday at its Cupertino headquarters is just the latest sign that Silicon Valley is taking on a fresh mantle of Smartphone Valley, with its growing reputation making it a magnet for mobile operators around the world. The FT reports.
As soon as Apple unveils its highly anticipated new version of the iPhone on Tuesday, millions of people are likely to start plotting how to be among the first to buy it. But millions more may be considering a competitor — an Android phone. The New York Times reports.
Money managers say take tax losses in cyclical sectors that suffer the most in a bear market and invest the proceeds in more defensive sectors, such as health care and consumer staples.
Tim Cook finally gets his chance to stride out from under Steve Jobs' shadow, and he could not have picked a better time or device to mark his unofficial debut as Apple Inc's CEO.
Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past three months, with McDonald's leading the way, up 5 percent.
Hackers have broken into the cellphones of celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Prince William. But what about the rest of us, who might not have particularly salacious photos or voice messages stored in our phones, but nonetheless have e-mails, credit card numbers and records of our locations? The New York Times reports.
Even before last week's stock-market sell-off—the biggest losing streak in three years—large-cap stocks were getting thumped, despite analysts' and money managers' claims they're among the best bets. But the record tells a different story.