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Markets tread water above 15,000

May 9, 2013
The new normal for the Dow Industrial average seems to be hovering around15,000 points. U.S. markets were down slightly this morning but still trading above the 15,000 mark.
Posted In: stock, stock market, Dow

Apple moves to ease investor concerns with $60 billion stock buyback

Apr 24, 2013
Apple plans to spend $100 billion over the next two-and-a-half years to ease investor concerns over the company's shifting share prices.
Posted In: apple, stock

Apple's stock falls, down 40% since last fall

Apr 18, 2013
Today, the tech world today brings you hits from the 80s and 90s: Microsoft and IBM are expected to report healthy earnings today. But what is up with Apple? It’s stock fell again yesterday, and is down 40 percent since last fall.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, samsung, stock

Facebook employees poised to cash in

Oct 23, 2012
Restrictions on the sale of Facebook stock by the social media firm's employees end this week, meaning many of them will be millionaires, not just millionaires "on paper." But the sale will likely drive the stock price down.
Posted In: Facebook, stock, Earnings, Tech

Best Buy profit falls 90% in second quarter

Aug 21, 2012
Shares of Best Buy are down more than 9 percent this morning. The electronics retailer just reported second quarter profits dropped more than 90 percent.
Posted In: Best Buy, stock

Investors beware: IPOs are a big boy's game

Jun 1, 2012
In the wake of Facebook's IPO, senior business correspondent Bob Moon explains why individual investors are at a sharp disadvantage.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, stock, Investing, bob moon

Gateway Stocks: Starting investors young

May 25, 2012
Think junior's ready to dive into Wall Street? Some parents are buying their kids a share or two, to teach them about investing.
Posted In: gateway, stock, certificates, Investing, kids

Corporations report 1st quarter earnings

Apr 19, 2012
Big banks and other companies are reporting their earnings for the first three months of the year. What do they mean for the year ahead?
Posted In: Earnings, stock, corporations

Apple shares feel a blow from 'profit taking'

Apr 17, 2012
Apple's shares dropped about 4 percent yesterday. Its five-day losing streak has wiped out some $60 billion in Apple's market value.
Posted In: apple, stock, profits

The futility of trying to time the market

Mar 13, 2012
Investors can't consistently beat the market. Neither can senior management.
Posted In: Investing, market timing, stock buybacks, stock, equities

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