First-quarter earnings at Yahoo! didn't exactly blow the barn doors off, but for CEO Marissa Mayer and CFO Ken Goldman, they were good enough. For Wall Street, that's what matters, especially as Alibaba gets ready to go public later this year.
Yahoo! reported first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates, sending shares higher in after-hours trading.
Last year is over, and now it's put up or shut up time for Yahoo! and CEO Marissa Mayer. With the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo! set to report first-quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday, investors will find out whether Mayer has much to squawk about or not.
Intel reports first-quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday and eyes will be on CEO Brian Krzanich and whether the company's famously high gross margins can remain lofty in the face of an increasingly mobile world.
Amazon is seemingly hellbent on becoming the next Apple, as it looks to make its own hardware to sell more software and content. But if this is the company's first attempt at a smartphone, count me out.
It's amazing what a couple of bucks will do, eh Netflix? Netflix has just released its Internet speeds for various broadband and DSL providers, and lo and behold, speeds at Comcast jumped significantly.
Amazon has plenty of initiatives on its plate, but one that may be too tough to tackle is the issue of payments, despite how dominant the company is in e-commerce.
For the most part, Apple plays at the high end of the smart phone arena, with the iPhone 5s, which starts at $199 on a two-year contract, the company's best selling phone. Now, it looks as if Apple is about to go even further upscale, according to one analyst.
Microsoft had a lot going for it, prior to Satya Nadella becoming CEO. Now, with Nadella on board, and a host of other catalysts having played out, it looks like Microsoft's fun in the sun may be over for the time being.
Jill Malandrino and Chris Ciaccia recap a volatile week on Wall Street and set up your trading calendar for the shortened week ahead.