Today's Business News and Opinion
Slowing iPad sales as well as an end to Windows RT could signal the end of a very short tablet era.
Look for confidence during earnings calls.
MeetMe (MEET) is falling Wednesday after pricing a 5 million share public offering.
Investors in private equity-backed Paycom Software are banking on continued revenue growth as the payroll software provider tries to figure out how to comply with a waived debt covenant.
Spanish oil producer Repsol would be willing to spend its entire $9 billion war chest on Calgary-based Talisman Energy
The iPad numbers in Apple's earnings report were disappointing, but there are many reasons for hope for the device.
That's a problem, because younger Americans aren't going to meet their giant retirement savings burden with low-yielding cash investments.
Investors in Banco Espirito Santo bet on Wednesday that the Portuguese lender can avoid being subsumed by the debt troubles of affiliates after the bank disclosed two significant shareholders.
Diamondback Energy buys properties for $538 million, boosting its acreage in the Permian Basin and delivering a three times return for the private equity backer involved, sources said.
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch global head of commodities research says oil companies may have trouble doing business with Russia after the downed Malaysia Airlines flight.
Canadian telecom looks to buy out remaining stake in effort to streamline corporate structure.
Though Facebook advertising business is growing like weeds, the company's less talked about Open Computer Project is proving to be a boon to shareholders as well, though for different reasons.
Delta Air Lines (DAL) posted second quarter revenue and earnings ahead of expectations.
The big takeaway from Apple's earnings isn't the iPhone number, or how weak the iPad is, it was how strong the gross margins are.
Here are some trading guidelines for stocks of seven companies that are scheduled to report earnings before the opening bell on Thursday.
Yahoo! is turning to its Tumblr platform as it seeks to boost engagement for Yahoo! Finance, allowing investors such as Carl Icahn and more to publish expert generated content.
Rupert Murdoch wants to buy Time Warner for $85 per share and some say he will eventually offer up to $105 per share but what if Time Warner buys Fox?
Your car is sucking the life out of your retirement savings and anchoring you to an unsustainable future. Ditch your car and worries for the good life.
Domino's has some big ideas baking in the oven. Brian Sozzi sits down with President and CEO J. Patrick Doyle to get the details.
The fate of Twitter rests on the ego of its CEO. Will Dick Costolo swallow his pride and seek a buyer for the social network?
GM shares have been beaten up too much, analysts say, while Ford shares may have gotten ahead of themselves, given the impending cost of the changeover to a new F-150.
U.S. stock futures rise slightly; Apple's earnings rise at the highest rate in nearly two years; Boeing and Facebook to report earnings; Bill Ackman again denounces Herbalife.
IBM and USAA are partnering so returning veterans can use the IBM supercomputer Watson to answer questions about adjusting back to civilian life.
If the 25% rise in Herbalife's stock proves nothing else, it's that the market hates 'anticappointment,' as one friend puts it, referring to Ackman's highly promoted multi-hour presentation.
Apple reports fiscal third-quarter earnings after the close. While investors will be paying attention to the results, any hint on the next product cycle will likely garner more attention.
Investors take solace in plan to close 100 stores and slash jobs, sending shares of plastic clogs retailer 12% higher.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) reported second quarter earnings and revenue ahead of analysts expectations.
Visa's long-term story hasn't changed but there is no compelling reason to own this stock.
There are not many opportunities left for the wise and rational value investors. Here are two undervalued needles in this market haystack.
I was a Grummanite 45 years ago, as the Lunar Module landed on the moon, and today Northrop Grumman celebrates this anniversary with a new high ahead of earnings Wednesday.
Microsoft investors will be looking less to the company's earnings and more towards how CEO Satya Nadella plans to keep Microsoft relevant in the future.
Ahead of the earnings release later Tuesday, here's what technology experts think on Microsoft's bigger picture.
Netflix is spending money again and vexing bears again, too. But we have seen this movie before, and it ends with the stock rising sharply.
State Street (STT) reported earnings ahead of analysts expectations as revenue rose 4.7% over the previous year's second quarter period.
Netflix falls on missed earnings despite largely positive analyst coverage, while America Movil rises on stronger than expected earnings and Yahoo rises on acquisition.
Apple is reportedly readying at least one, and possibly two new larger iPhones for release this fall.
A joint venture with Panasonic is expected to lead to high growth for Tower, a former highflier. You may want to look at the stock now while it's still cheap.
News about volatility in the the U.S. real estate market looks like cause for concern, but a little analysis paints a more reassuring picture.
Trucker Landstar, railroad Norfolk Southern, glassmaker Owens Corning and soda-slinger Pepsico complete today’s coverage of companies reporting quarterly results before the open on Wednesday.
Inflation pressures pull back, at least for now.
Southern California target was seized by FDIC in 2009, sold to group including Flowers, Paulson and Soros.
There is more happening at Domino's than one quarter of earnings, although the second quarter for the company was quite tasty. Brian Sozzi digs into the latest.
Netflix just reported its second quarter and judging by trading volatility, all within a tight range, investors aren't quite sure what to make of it.
Allergan is sticking to script with its second quarter earnings, announcing that it will continue on a cost reduction regime and will execute a merger.
Spain's BBVA agrees to pay $1.6 billion for Catalunya Banc, one of the last Spanish lenders that remains under state control.
Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman presents a new reason he thinks Herbalife is a pyramid scheme.
Our health as a nation may be improving thanks to the Affordable Care Act, but that won't help much if individuals don't stop their bad habits.
Soft economies and big welfare-state spending may end up costing the West its security.
Apple shares have surged since it reported fiscal second-quarter earnings, and investors will be looking to see whether the iPhone units continue to be strong ahead of a refresh.
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