Technology

Apple and Facebook Shine After Hours

Stocks finally hit a down day today after six straight gains for the broad market as earnings season rolled on and the housing market hit a...

An Interview With Ford's Next CEO

Ford Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields spoke with us last week in New York, next to a 50th anniversary edition of the Mustang....

Google's Next Big Bet: Beat Apple at Its Own Game

Who says that Apple has a monopoly on design sensibility? Google plans to emphasize design as a theme of this June's I/O developer...

Why Unisys Corporation Shares Plunged Today

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

1 Innovative, Profitable Company = An Endless Spawn of Competition

It was back to reality for the stock market today, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended in the red after shockingly weak...

Does GameStop's CEO Know What He's Talking About?

GameStop  CEO Paul Raines appeared on CNBC Tuesday evening pitching his company to Mad Money host Jim Cramer. To his credit, Cramer...

Can This Home Improvement Retailer Fight off the Retail Giants?


Source: Home Depot.

Although Home Depot  is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, it isn't immune to...

2 Key Takeaways From iRobot's Earnings Call Today

iRobot Corporation gave investors an inside look at its business today on a conference call with analysts, after the robotics company...

Why VMware, Inc. Shares Sank Today

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

Topping Expectations, E*Trade Financial Corporation Watches Earnings per Share Soar

Today E*Trade Financial Corporation announced that its earnings per share nearly tripled in the first quarter of this year, moving from...

The Internet Will Get a Whole Lot Better

Google's Internet evangelist, Vint Cerf, says that the Internet we use today was only meant as an experimental version. Image source:...

Is Town Sports Ready to Get Back in Shape?

Is Town Sports International making any headway in its challenged business? The company has faced industry tailwinds, such as increased...

3 Takeaways From iRobot Corporation Earnings

iRobot Corporation reported quarterly results yesterday after the bell, and shares promptly fell more than 10% in today's early...

Have Americans Lost Their Taste for Italian Food, or Has Olive Garden Done Something Wrong?

Image source: Darden Restaurants

Sales at the once-popular Italian chain Olive Garden are plummeting, and it's not because...

Should Barrick Gold's Shareholders Be Skeptical of the Possible Merger With Newmont Mining?

It looks like we were just a step away from witnessing a birth of a gargantuan gold miner. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week...

2 Headwinds for Sirius XM Radio You Shouldn't Ignore

Sirius XM Radio  saw its stock price fall by a sizable margin in the past couple of months, as the company's majority shareholder, ...

Goldcorp Inc Walks Away From a Pricey Deal

It looks like the battle for Osisko Mining is over now. Goldcorp has announced this week it will not raise its offer, which means Agnico...

This Apple Inc. Supplier Has More Upside

SanDisk is a leading manufacturer of flash storage solutions, and the company's cutting edge technology and expertise is one of the...

AT&T's Earnings Confirm It Is Outpacing T-Mobile's Efforts

AT&T and T-Mobile have been publicly battling each other for wireless subscribers for more than a year. And while T-Mobile's...

American Eagle Can't Fly in a Tough Retail Environment

In an industry that emphasizes increasing annual sales, American Eagle Outfitters missed the boat and so did its competitors.  American...

Why iRobot Corporation Shares Short-Circuited

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

Google Taps SunPower's Residential Solar Portfolio

SunPower's shares are popping today after the company announced a new residential solar financing deal with Google . On a...

A Real Earnings Surprise: Microsoft Corporation Is Becoming Apple

As recently as last year, the notion that analysts and investors would give Microsoft a break would have seemed outlandish. Mired in a...