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Stock Market News February 2010
#HEWLETT-PACKARD Jan Qtr profit up 25% and sales up 8% on strong business servers. 2010 outlook positive. Stock market news about 1 hour ago from web
#HEWLETT-PACKARD Jan Qtr profit up 25% to $2.3 billion, or $.96 per share versus $1.9 billion, or $.75. Revenue is $31.2 billion, up 8%. Stock market news about 1 hour ago from web
#WAL-MART Jan Qtr profit is up 22% to $4.63 billion or $1.21 per share versus $3.8 billion, or $.96. Sales are $113.6 billion up 4.4%. Stock market news about 2 hours ago from web
#GOOGLE buys ReMail, and its software app which can index an entire e-mail account and do a full text search within all your messages. Stock market news about 2 hours ago from web
#GOOGLE buys On2 Technologies, the video compression software company, for $133 million in stock. Stock market news about 2 hours ago from web
#DEERE & Co 2010 outlook is strong. Farm tractors & construction equipment, backhoes, excavators & riding mowers, all green & yellow. 8:27 AM Feb 17th from web
#DEERE & Co Jan Qtr profit is $243.2 million, or $.57 cents per share up 19% from last year. Revenue is down 6 percent to $4.8 billion 8:23 AM Feb 17th from web
#WALGREEN News. Walgreen is buying Duane Reade & 275 New York drugstores for $1.075 billion. Walgreen is the largest US drugstore chain 8:16 AM Feb 17th from web
#SIMON Property Group makes $10 billion hostile bid for General Growth Properties,. #! and #2 largest shopping mall owners. 9:38 AM Feb 16th from web
#BAIDU News Dec QTR profit is $62.6m..$1.80 up 48% over last year Sales rose 39.8% to $184.7 million. Baidu is the Chinese search engine. 8:14 AM Feb 15th from web
#MOTOROLA News MO willl split in 2011. Co#1 smart phones & entertainment Co#2 for bar code scanners, build cell towers & fiber-optic cable 9:26 AM Feb 12th from API
#HASBRO Inc News Dec Qtr profit is up 77% to $165.6 million, or $1.09 per share. Transformers, Tonka and Playskool brands. 11:03 AM Feb 8th from TweetLater
#HASBRO News Dec Qtr profit is up 77% to $165.6 million, or $1.09 per share vs $93.6 million, or $.62. Sales are up 12% $132 billion. Toys. 10:23 AM Feb 8th from web
#CVS Caremark News Dec Qt profit is up 11% $1.05 billion, or $.74 cents per share vs. $949 million, or $.65. Revenue is $25.82 billion up 7% 9:24 AM Feb 8th from web
#TIME Warner Year 2009 profit is $2.47 billion, or $2.07 a share vs 2008 loss of $13.4 billion or $11.23. 2009 revenue was $25.79 billion 11:50 AM Feb 3rd from web
#TIME Warner News Dec Qtr profit is $627 million, or $.53 cents per share vs loss of $16 billion, or $13.41. Revenue up 2% to $7.32 billion. Stock market news 11:43 AM Feb 3rd from web
#PFIZER News Dec Qtr Revenue up 34% to $16.54 billion Profit of $767 million or $.10 up 200%. World's biggest drugmaker. Stock market news 11:38 AM Feb 3rd from web
#BORDERS Bookstores News. Major investor hints of a possible buyout and industry consolidation. Stock on NYSE at $1.35. Stock market news 11:27 AM Feb 3rd from web
#AOL News Dec Qtr profit is $1.4 million, or a penny per share, compared to a loss of $2 billion, or $18.52 per share. AOL is the new IPO. 11:22 AM Feb 3rd from web
Stock Market News January 2010
#FORD Ford profit for year 2009 is $2.7 billion. Revenue was $118.3 billion, down 20%. The only U.S. car maker not in bankruptcy. Stock market news 8:40 AM Jan 28th from web
#AT&T leads in support for non-phone devices, the new growth area. AT&T supports Amazonís Kindle, Sonyís Reader and Barnes&Nobleís Nook. 8:29 AM Jan 28th from web
#AT&T Dec Quater profit was $3 billion, or 51 cents a share, up 26 percent from a year earlier. Revenue fell 0.7 percent to $30.9 billion. Stock market news 8:25 AM Jan 28th from web
#NOKIA News Dec Qtr profit up 65% to $1.33 billion. Sales fell 5.3% Nokia is the world's largest maker of mobile phones with 39% of market. Stock market news 8:17 AM Jan 28th from web
#APPLE and its new iPad may kill the netbook market and e-book readers, after the iPad price is lowered from $499. 8:08 AM Jan 28th from web
#APPLE shows the iPad, for email, web browsing, video, music, maps and, of course, book reading, with a battery life of 10 hours. 8:06 AM Jan 28th from web
#E-TRADE Dec Qtr. was a loss of $67.1 million, or $.04 per share, up from a loss of $275.6 million, or $.50 per share, a year earlier. Stock market news 8:01 AM Jan 28th from web
#EASTMAN Kodak is suing Apple Inc. and Research in Motion Ltd. over digital-camera technology in their iPhone and BlackBerry smart phones. 7:58 AM Jan 28th from web
#EASTMAN Kodak Dec Qtr profit is $443 million, or $1.40 a share, up from a loss of $918 million, minus $3.42. Sales are $2.58 billion, up 6%. Stock market news 7:56 AM Jan 28th from web
#WELLS Fargo Year 2009 had record profit of $12.3 billion or $1.76, on record revenue of $89 billion. Wells is said to be a well-run bank. 9:42 AM Jan 27th from web
#UNITED Technologies 4th QTR profit is $1.07 billion, or $1.15 a share. Revenue fell 4.5% to $14.1 billion. UTX makes elevators &helicoptors. Stock market news 9:38 AM Jan 27th from web
#BOEING 4th QTR profit $1.27 billion or $1.75 per share, versus $86 million loss 4th QTR 2008. 4th QTR revenue rose 42% to $17.94 billion. Stock market news 9:30 AM Jan 27th from web
#BERKSHIRE Hathaway will be in the S&P500 and S&P100, to replace Burlington Northern. BRK-B shares split 50 to 1 to lower price of $78.49 9:25 AM Jan 27th from web
#WARREN Buffet News. Berkshire owns Coca Cola, American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp, and Goldman Sachs on 10/2009 9:21 AM Jan 27th from web
#YAHOO News 4th Qtr 2009 display advertising was up 26 percent from the third quarter. Display ad revenue was flat compared to 4th Qtr 2008. 7:52 PM Jan 26th from web
#YAHOO News 2009 Year profit $598 million, or 42 cents up from $419 million or $.29. 2009 revenue was $6.46 billion versus $7.21 billion. 7:49 PM Jan 26th from web
#YAHOO News 4th Qtr profit $153 million, or 11 cents per share versus 2008 loss of $303 million, or $.22. Revenue down 4% to $1.73 billion. 7:45 PM Jan 26th from web
#XEROX Chester Carlson invented xerography that uses photoconductivity and light. 50 years ago Xerox made the first office copier. 12:28 PM Jan 22nd from web
#XEROX News. 50 years ago, Haloid Xerox iintroduced the 914 office copier. It replaced carbon copies, ditto machines and printing presses. 12:26 PM Jan 22nd from web
#MCDONALD'S News 4th QTR profit was $1.22 billion & $1.11 a share up from $985.3 million, or $.87. Revenue rose 7% to $5.97 billion 11:27 AM Jan 22nd from API
#GOOGLE News 4th QTR profit was $6.79 a share,versus $5.10 pro forma last year. Revenue was $4.95 billion up 17% from $4.22 billion. 9:26 AM Jan 22nd from web
#CARTER"S News. Quarter profit of $49.4 million, or 84 cents per share, up 53% from $32.4 million, or 55 cents. Sales up 11%. Baby clothes 9:07 AM Jan 15th from web
#INTEL fourth-quarter net income of $2.3 billion is up 875% over last year. Record revenues came in at $10.6 billion, up 28%. 8:58 AM Jan 15th from web
#JPMORGAN CHASE 2009 profit was $11.7 billion, or $2.26 a share, up from $5.6 billion or $1.35. Revenue of $18.6 billion. 8:55 AM Jan 15th from web
#JPMorgan Chase compensation per employee was $121,124 in 2009 up from $101,110 a year earlier. 8:52 AM Jan 15th from web
#INTEL News. 4th Quarter Profit $.40 up from $.04 cents last year. Sales were up 29% to $10.6 billion Outlook for computer sales is strong. 8:39 AM Jan 15th from web
##Mobile phones.Top 3 companies are #1 Nokia Corp. of Finland, #2 Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea, #3 LG Electronics of South Korea. 9:49 AM Jan 13th from web
# LG Electronics Inc., Korea company plans to sell 140 million mobile phones in 2010, up from 117 million in 2009.. 9:46 AM Jan 13th from web
#FEDERAL Reserve had a record profit of $46.1 billion in 2009, to be given to the US Treasury, made from holding bailout mortgages. 9:10 AM Jan 12th from web
#RARE 1913 U.S. Liberty Head Nickel coin sold at auction for $3.7 million. It once was in Hawaii Five-O TV show script. 9:37 AM Jan 9th from web
#LIVE Nation, concert promoter, will merge with Ticketmaster Entertainment, ticket seller. They make albums, own venues & manage artists 9:31 AM Jan 9th from web
#TOPS Friendly Markets buys all 79 stores from bankrupt rival Penn Traffic Co. for $85 million in cash. 9:26 AM Jan 9th from web
#TARGET Corp. bought Smith & Hawken, outdoor furniture, gardening supplies and decor, a subsidiary of Scotts Co. for an undisclosed amount 9:25 AM Jan 9th from web
#Net Neturality. Comcast wants to sell faster Internet data transfer for a premium price, and put the rest of us users in the slow lane. 8:55 AM Jan 8th from web
#Comcast and others have challenged the FCC's authority to take action to protect consumers and their access to a free and open Internet, 8:47 AM Jan 8th from web
#Net Neutrality.Comcast wants to block its broadband subscribers from using BitTorrent, an online file-sharing technology. Comcast vs FCC. 8:45 AM Jan 8th from web
#NET Neutrality means that Internet providers must give equal treatment to all data flowing over their networks. Are you in favor of this? 8:41 AM Jan 8th from web
#FCC & Net Neutrality. Can Comcast slow down Internet data from Bitstream so it can't stream video shows that compete with Comcast Cable? 8:39 AM Jan 8th from web
#Oracle Corp.bought 5 startup companies in 2009. EMC Corp. bought 4 in 2009. Google Inc. IBM and Thomson Reuters each bought 3 companies. 12:22 PM Jan 6th from web
#IBM bought 35 startup companies during the 2000-2009 decade and ranks #2 in this category. 11:52 AM Jan 6th from API
#CISCO bought 48 startup companies between 2000 and 2009 and is the leader for the decade. 11:33 AM Jan 6th from API
#GOOGLEís Nexus One Smart Phone is launched. 2010 sales est 5 million units & revenue of $2.6 billion. 11:33 AM Jan 6th from API
#2010 Prediction. Many more 3D movies, like Avatar, will be filmed. 3D designer glasses will make a big fashion statement. 10:59 AM Jan 6th from API
#2010 Predictions. Smart phones will include an application to make transactions and mobile payments with your phone. 10:42 AM Jan 6th from API
2010 PREDICTIONS. local search and people search on your cell phone will take off. It works if your phone is enabled for GPS. 9:59 AM Jan 6th from API
2010 PREDICTION. Microsoft will try to buy Research in Motion, RIMM, and its Blackberry cell phone. 8:55 AM Jan 6th from web
#In-N-Out Burger, privately held fast-food restaurant may be the best company in the world, fresh food, fanatically loyal customers. 8:50 AM Jan 6th from web
#APPLE buys Quattro Wireless, a mobile advertising company, for $300 million, and will compete with Google in the arena of mobile ads. 8:41 AM Jan 6th from web
2010 Best Stock Pick by Anders Bylund of Motley Fool is Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM) at $25.34. Internet Data Centers
2010 Stock Pick. Eric Bleeker at Motley Fool picks NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) as the best stock of 2010. Graphics cards for computers.
Best Stocks of the Decade. Goldman Sachs (GS) from $94.19 to $163.76 for a net gain of 73.9%. Investment Banker
Best Stocks of the Decade. Caterpillar (CAT) from $25.53 to $58.26 for a net gain of 148%. Construction and agricultural equipment.
Best Stocks of the Decade. United Technologies (UTX) from $32.50 to $70.48 for a net gain of 117%. Elevators, air conditioners & jet engines
Best Stocks of the Decade. Google (GOOG) from 2004 IPO at $85.00 to $619.89 for a net gain of 521% in Internet search and advertising
Best Stocks of the Decade. Apple (AAPL)from $25.70 to $209.48 for a net gain of 723% in tech, phones and computers.
Best Stocks of the Decade. Southwestern Energy (SWN) from 82 cents to $49.51 for a net gain of 5993% in natural gas.
Best Stocks of the Decade. Nutrisystem (NTRI) from $16.00 to $32.88 for a net gain of 106% in weight loss programs.
Best Stocks of the Decade. ExxonMobil (XOM) from $40.28 to $68.85 for a net gain of 71.5% in oil.
Best Stocks of the Decade. Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) IPO in 2000 for $18.06, to $302.18 for a net gain of 1597%. Medical surgical systems
Best Stocks of the Decade. Express Scripts (ESRX)from $7.45 to $88.44 for a net gain of 1005%. Pharmacy-benefit management.
2010 STOCK Picks by Fortune. MasterCard, Amedisys, Qualcomm, Petrohawk Energy, Baxter International, Quanta, salesforce.com, American Tower
#2010 Stock Picks by Motley Fool. China Automotive Systems, Gafisa, Hi-Tech Pharmacal, Home Inns & Hotel Management, Research In Motion
#2009 Investing Performance. 10-year Treasurys lost about 11%. 30-year Treasurys lost about 35%. These are the so-called "Safe" Investments
#2009 Investment Performance. Gold rose by 25.3% The Nasdaq 100 rose 54.3%, and the S&P 500 rose 24.7%
#STOCK Picks for 2010 by John Dvorak. Intel $20.40, Apple $210.73, Nintendo NTDO.Y $29.82, Google $619.98, ValueClick $10.12
#CISCO In 2009 Cisco acquired seven companies, Tandberg for $3.4 billion, Starent Networks $2.9 billion, and ScanSafe $183 million.
#SQUARE Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has a new startup Square, to make cell phones into credit card reader for mobile transactions
#SQUARE Startup company Square turns the iPhone into a credit card reader. Mobile phones can become a point of sale with mobile payments.
#APPLE Rumors about a tablet computer, or iSlate that will combine the Internet, an e-reader for digital books and and a portable Web TV.
#2009 STOCKS Amazon (AMZN) stock gained 166%. Apple (AAPL) stock gained 148%. And Google gained 102%.
#CRAMER's Stock Picks for the year 2010 are #1 Cisco, #2 VMware, and #3 Accenture. Do you agree?
#FUTURE You will soon be able to watch live television on mobile devices, cellphones, laptop computers, portable DVD players & in cars
#STOCKS For the ten-year period ending 12/31/2009, the Nasdaq was off 44.2%, but for the 20 years ending 12/31/2009, the Nasdaq gained 445%
The best stock sector of 2009 was technology, up 70% from the March bottom, led by Apple $210.732, Google $619.98, and Amazon $134.52
#TIME Warner Inc. owns Warner Bros. and the movie hits "Sherlock Holmes," "The Blind Side" and "Invictus"
#NEWS Corp. owns 20th Centurey Fox and the movie hits "Avatar" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel"
#GENERAL Electric Co. owns Universal Pictures and the movie hit "It's Complicated"
#VIACOM Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and movie hit "Up in the Air"
#GOOGLE Rumor says Google may buy Roku. Roku has a settop TV box to stream video to a consumerís television. Video On Demand for YouTube?
#TWITTER A year ago, it had 4 million users; now nearly 60 million people use it worldwide. It's valued at about $1 billion.
Stock Market News December 2009
#NUCOR Corp has the third-best 401(k) for employees, because it contributed $15,598 per participant this year. 2:32 PM Dec 11th from web
#WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT has second-best 401(k) plan for employees, because it contributed $18,679 per participant this year. 12:03 PM Dec 11th from web
#UNITED AIRLINES has the best 401(k) plan for employees, because it contributed $37,069 per participant this year. 12:01 PM Dec 11th from web
#E-TRADE News. Ameritrade CEO says he would buy E-Trade if the price is right. Ameritrade just raised $1.25 billion cash by selling bonds. Stock market news 11:53 AM Dec 11th from web
#YAHOO stock is up 36% this year to $15.68. Stock market news 11:43 AM Dec 11th from web
#APPLE may buy a VoiP company to keep up with Google. Google brought GrandCentral, now called Google Voice; and recently bought Gizmo5. Stock market news 11:40 AM Dec 11th from web
#APPLE It is rumored that Apple will acquire iCall, a VoIP company, for $50 million to $60 million. Stock market news 11:38 AM Dec 11th from web
#PANASONIC will buy 50% of Sanyo for $4.6 billion. Sanyo makes solar panels and rechargeable batteries. 9:11 AM Dec 10th from web
#AOL begins trading today with symbol #AOL. This Time Warner spinoff is a famous Internet portal. 9:05 AM Dec 10th from web
#Metlife insurance expects 2010 profits to increase by 50%, between $3.3 billion and $3.6 billion, or $4.00 to $4.40 a share. 9:10 AM Dec 8th from web
Interpublic Group, 3rd largest ad agency in the world is optimistic.Big new ad contracts with Chrysler, Pizza Hut, Volkswagen and Novartis. 8:35 AM Dec 8th from web
#MUSIC #Apple Inc. may buy Lala.com, with its fast song-streaming music application & smart cache for the iPhone. It could replace the MP3 9:23 AM Dec 5th from web
#Apple Inc. may buy music startup Lala.com, with its fast song-streaming application & smart cache for the iPhone. It could replace the MP3 9:22 AM Dec 5th from web
#AT&T News. AT&T has a 50% off sale on all Research In Motion (RIMM) BlackBerry smartphones after a mail-in rebate, with a service contract 9:02 AM Dec 4th from web
#EMPLOYMENT News. 9.3 million people are involuntarily working part-time jobs, BLS says this number doubled over 2 years. 8:43 AM Dec 3rd from web
#YAHOO Top 10 Financial Searches for 2009. #6 IRS Refund. #7 Foreclosures. #8 Government Jobs. #9 Bernard Madoff. #10 Health Care Bill. 8:35 AM Dec 3rd from web
#YAHOO Top 10 Financial Searches for 2009. #1 Coupons. #2 Unemployment. #3 Stimulus Plan. #4 Cash for Clunkers. #5 Student Loans. 8:34 AM Dec 3rd from web
#NBC Universal News. Comcast cable networks will buy 51% of NBC from General Electric for $13.75 billion. 8:26 AM Dec 3rd from web
#INVESTOR John Paulson made $20 billion with credit default swaps, betting that the housing market would collapse. The biggest trade ever. 8:20 AM Dec 3rd from web
#BANK OF AMERICA will repay $42 billion in taxpayer bailout money. The stock was up 4.2% to $16.30. Stock market news 8:10 AM Dec 3rd from web
#SANTARUS Inc. News. The heartburn drug Zegerid has been approved by the FDA for over the counter sale. Stock jumped 26% to $5.42. #SNTS 9:09 AM Dec 2nd from web
#DOW Jones Industrial Index closed at a 14-month high 1047, because of economic strength and the weak dollar. 9:07 AM Dec 2nd from web
#GUESS News. Quarter profit $64 million or $.69 per share. Forecasts strong outlook. Stock #GES up 13% today to $42.04. Clothing company. Stock market news 9:48 AM Dec 1st from web
#YAHOO News. Top 10 BUSINESS Searches for 2009 ~ #6 LinkedIn, #7 Dollar Stores, #8 Palm Pre, #9 Rosetta Stone and #10 Kindle. 9:40 AM Dec 1st from web
#YAHOO News. Top 10 BUSINESS Searches for 2009 ~ #1 Facebook, #2 Twitter, #3 Hulu, #4 Bing, and #5 iPhone. 9:39 AM Dec 1st from web
#YAHOO News. Top 10 Searches for 2009 ~ #6 Naruto, #7 American Idol, #8 Kim Kardashian, #9 NASCAR and #10 Runescape. 9:37 AM Dec 1st from web
#YAHOO News. Top 10 Searches for 2009. #1 Michael Jackson, #2 Twilight, #3 WWE, #4 Megan Fox, #5 Britney Spears. 9:36 AM Dec 1st from web
#MICROSOFT Bing News.Top 10 Searches for 2009~ #6 Patrick Swayze #7 Cash For Clunkers #8 Jon & Kate Gosselin #9 Billy Mays #10 Jaycee Dugard 9:33 AM Dec 1st from web
#MICROSOFT Bing News. Top 10 Searches for 2009 are #1 Michael Jackson, #2 Twitter, #3 Swine Flu, #4 Stock Market and #5 Farrah Fawcett. 9:31 AM Dec 1st from web
#GOOGLE News. Top 10 Searches for 2009 are #6 New Moon, #7 Lady Gaga, #8 Windows 7, #9 Dantri.com.vn and #10 Torpedo Gratis. 9:29 AM Dec 1st from web
#GOOGLE News. Top 10 Searches for 2009 are #1 Michael Jackson, #2 Facebook, #3 Tuente, #4 Twitter, and #5 Sanalika. 9:28 AM Dec 1st from web
#AU Optronics News. October revenue up 45% over last year. Taiwan maker of LCD panels. Stock price $10.85 up 4%. 9:24 AM Dec 1st from web
# Nokia and AT&T are suing LCD makers Samsung, LG Displays and AU Optronics for price fixing, 9:18 AM Dec 1st from web
#IBM is buying database security start-up Guardium, a privately owned company, for about $225 million. 9:15 AM Dec 1st from web
#STAPLES Stock price up 4.61% today on great earnings news and optimistic outlook. #SPLS 9:10 AM Dec 1st from web
#STAPLES News. Quarter profit up 72% to $269 million or $.37 per share. Sales $2.6 billion. Increasingly optimistic. Office supply stores. 9:01 AM Dec 1st from web
Stock Market News November 2009
#J. CREW GROUP News. Quarterly Revenue up 14%. Net income more than doubled. Same store sales up 8%. Stock up 7% to $43.70. Stock market news 7:45 AM Nov 27th from web
#LinkedIn, the big professional social network, will probably go public, according to founder Reid Hoffman. LinkedIn has 53 million members. 6:38 PM Nov 25th from web
#FACEBOOK has 300 million users. About 150 million users log on every day to this social community. Rumors in the stock market of an IPO. 8:18 AM Nov 25th from web
#FACEBOOK news just in. Facebook creates two classes of stock with different voting rights. Rumor says it might go public. Look for an IPO. 8:12 AM Nov 25th from web
#HEINZ raises its outlook for the year. Ketchup, Smart Ones frozen dinners, Ore Ida frozen potatoes. Stock market news 9:08 AM Nov 24th from web
#HEINZ News Just In. Quarter Profit $231 million or $.73 per share, Sales up 2.5% to $2.67 billion. Outlook for the year is good. Stock market news 9:07 AM Nov 24th from web
HEWLETT-PACKARD News Just in. Quarter profit $2.4 billion or $.99 per share, up 14%. Computers, printers and information technology. Stock market news 9:06 AM Nov 24th from web
#HOME Prices rose in September, making it the fifth month. of price increases. 8:57 AM Nov 24th from web
#HEWLETT-PACKARD News Just in Quarter profit $2.4 billion or $.99 per share, up 14%. Sales of $30.8 billion were down 5%. Stock price $50.54 8:54 AM Nov 24th from web
#Existing HOME SALES in October rose 10.1%, due to the tax credit for buyers. It was the biggest monthly increase in a decade. 4:33 PM Nov 23rd from web
#TECH DATA, computer distributor, news just in. Quarter profit $43 million or $.84 per share, more than double last year. Outlook is good. 8:44 AM Nov 23rd from web
#KRAFT bid $16 billion for British candymaker Cadbury Plc. Rumor is that Hershey, Ferrero and Nestle want to get in the action. Stock market news 8:31 AM Nov 23rd from web
#GOLD at its record high of $1167.35 an ounce. Gold is up 32% so far this year. Stock market news 7:58 AM Nov 23rd from web
#DELL 80% of Dell's revenue comes from computer sales to large corporations and government. Stock market news 9:06 AM Nov 20th from web
#COMPUTER The top computer makers are #1 Hewlett-Packard Co. sells 20% of all units, #2 Acer Inc., 14%, and #3 Dell Inc, 12%. Stock market news 9:04 AM Nov 20th from web
#DELL is buying Perot Systems for $39 billion to diversify revenue. Dell expects improved results for the Christmas quarter.
#DELL Computer maker reports quarter profit $337 million, down 54%. Quarter revenue down 15% to $12.9 billion. Stock down 8% to $14.60.
#SMUCKER strong earnings for the quarter, and upbeat about 2010. Quarter revenue is up 52%, due to aquisition of Folger coffee.
#SMUCKER Just Out. Quarter profit $140 million versus $51.5 million. Revenue $1.28 billion up 52%. Jams, jelly, Jif peanut butter & Folgers
#TWITTER is growing fast. Nearly 60 million people worldwide now use the Twitter. At the end of 2008, 4 million people were regular users.
#YAHOO will include Twitter results on its search engine report pages. There will be special tabs for News, Photos, Video, and Twitter.
#E*TRADE Strong Buyout Rumor. Online broker TD Ameritrade #AMTD could buy #ETFC for its 2.7 million brokerage accounts. #ETFC stock at $1.55 8:49 AM Nov 18th from web
#GOOGLE Rumor now confirmed. Google is building their own branded cell phone, for sale early in 2010 directly and through retailers 8:37 AM Nov 18th from web
#TJX Retailer Marshalls, Homegoods, AJ Wright and TJ Maxx opened 57 stores this quarter & expects another strong quarter. Big share buyback 8:27 AM Nov 18th from web
#TJX News. Retailer at Home Goods & TJ Maxx. Quarter profit $347 million or $.81 per share, up 32%. Sales are up 10% to $5.2 billion 8:21 AM Nov 18th from web
#SAKS luxury department stores reports a small profit for the quarter and a surprise turnaround. #SKS stock sells at $6.67 8:12 AM Nov 18th from web
#SAKS News Just in Quarter profit of $1.9 million or .01 per share on a surprise turnaround. Sales were down 8.5% to $631 million. 8:09 AM Nov 18th from web
#GOOGLE October searches on Google were up 5.6% over September. Google had 73.6% of all searches done in October. 3:16 PM Nov 17th from web
#TIME WARNER will spin off AOL on 12/09. You get 1 share of AOL for each 11 shares #TWX. you own. AOL is valued at $3.44 billion 10:08 AM Nov 17th from web
#TIME WARNER after 2 spinoffs in 2009 is all about media, TBS, TNT, CNN, HBO, Warner Bros film and TV, mags Time, People, Sports Illustrated 10:06 AM Nov 17th from web
#AOL Internet content company, and Time Warner spinoff, makes money from dial-up service, advertising, Mapquest and AIM instant messaging. 9:50 AM Nov 17th from web
#AOL famous Internet content company will trade on NYSE 12/10. CEO is Tim Armstrong from Google. AOL is a $3.44 billion Time Warner spinoff.
#ACTIVISION Blizzard. Video game Modern Warfare 2 sold $310 million in first day, 4.7 million games, more than any movie.
#ATVI stock $11.78 9:14 AM Nov 16th from web
#ACTIVISION Blizzard. Video Game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 sold $310 million in its first 24 hours in the US and UK, a new record. 9:00 AM Nov 16th from web
#SONY Playstation 3 game console sales are up 69% for the year. Sales of other major game consoles are down this year. 8:40 AM Nov 16th from web
#GAMES Top Console Sales for October. Nintendo WII 506K, Nintendo DS 457K, Sony Playstation 3 320K, Microsoft XBOX 360 249K, Sony PSP 174K. 8:33 AM Nov 16th from web
#MGM movie studio is for sale. It owns United Artists and a library of 4,000 movie and TV titles like Rocky, James Bond and Pink Panther. 8:24 AM Nov 16th from web
#APPLE retail stores sell $4,032 per square foot, the most revenue per sq. ft. of any U.S. retailer. 7:55 AM Nov 16th from web
#APPLE will open 50 new stores, 25 in the US & 25 around the world, Canada, London, Paris, Shanghi, Australia, Italy, Germany & Switzerland
#MICROSOFT stock at $29.63 has doubled since March.
#INTEL pays AMD $1.25 billion to settle litigation over business practices. #INTC and #AMD are #1 and #2 in computer microprocessor chips.
#FORTINET will go public soon. IPO shares should start at $9 - $11. #FTNT has firewall technology to protect against computer virus.
#PLAYBOY Enterprises is for sale at $300 million, and is talking to Iconix Brand Group and a private equity firm. #PLA is up 11% to $4.55
#DELL now has its own smart phone, the MINI3, for sale in China and Brazil. The MINI3 uses the Android mobile operating system. 9:28 PM Nov 15th from web
#MICROSOFT Rumor has it that Microsoft wants to buy a phone company, maybe PALM or Research in Motion & its Blackberry. 9:25 PM Nov 15th from web
#PALM Rumor has it that NOKIA wants to buy Palm and its smart phones PRE and PIXI. Shares of PALM rose 8% on the gossip. 9:23 PM Nov 15th from web
#Kohlberg Kravis Roberts sold 10% of Dollar General for $716 million in a successful IPO. #KKR still owns 90% of the shares.. 8:30 PM Nov 13th from web
#DOLLAR General the discount retailer had a successful IPO, raising $716 million. Stock now at $22.73. 8:30 PM Nov 13th from web
#WALT DISNEY News Just Out. Profit for the quarter is $895 million or $.47 a share, up 17% from last year. Revenue was $9.87 billion up 4.5% 7:25 PM Nov 12th from web
#HEWLETT-PACKARD will be the second largest company in computer networking when it buys 3COM. CISCO is #1. 7:12 PM Nov 12th from web
#HEWLETT-PACKARD will buy 3COM for $2.7 billion or $7.90 a share. 50% of 3COM sales are computer nettworking in China. 7:11 PM Nov 12th from web
KOHL'S Dept Stores. News just in. Profit for the quarter up 21% to $193 million or $.63 a share. Sales were up 7%. #KSS outlook up. 9:59 AM Nov 12th from web
#WAL-MART STORES News Just Out. Profit for the quarter is up 3.2% to $3.24 billion or $.84 a share. #WMT raises its outlook for the year. 9:46 AM Nov 12th from API
#RESEARCH IN MOTION Merger rumor that Microsoft might buy #RIMM and its Blackberry. #RIMM shares sell at $64.35 or $38 billion for all. 9:34 AM Nov 12th from API
#CTRIP.COM Intl is a China online biz for discount hotel reservations and cheap airline tickets. #CTRP gained 10.4% on its good outlook. 9:29 AM Nov 12th from API
#GOLD is now above $1,120 a Troy ounce for a new record high. See this helpful article about gold and investing. --> http://bit.ly/1WiWZ7 8:46 AM Nov 12th from web
#Builders Ryland Group, Meritage Homes and Beazer Homes are buying land and expect the 2010 new home market to be moderately improved. 8:18 AM Nov 11th from web
#BEAZER Homes Just out. Qtr profit of $33 million or $.84 per share, big turnaround for #BZH. Federal tax credit for new home buyers helped. 8:12 AM Nov 11th from web
#AIG American International Group will be able to repay federal bailout loans of $122 billion in full, according to credit report from Moody 8:04 AM Nov 11th from web
#CISCO Systems wants to buy the Norwegian videoconferencing company, Tandberg ASA, for $3 billion. The companies are negotiating. 8:42 AM Nov 10th from web
#LENOVO Fourth largest PC maker in the world. Q2 net profit $53.08 million turnaround. Stock doubled on the Hong Kong Exchange this year. 8:31 AM Nov 10th from web
#WESTERN DIGITAL Company makes computer hard drives. Earnings up 36% for the quarter. Stock price tripled this year to $37.41. 8:11 AM Nov 10th from web
#WESTERN DIGITAL Quarter results for hard drive maker Western Digital, WDC: sales up 5% Earnings per share up 36%. 8:09 AM Nov 10th from web
#CISCO Rumors are that data center storage company EMC and networking giant Cisco might merge. 8:00 AM Nov 10th from web
#NOVARTIS makes the drugs Laker basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is taking for his leukemia, a blood cancer. Prognosis is excellent. 7:49 AM Nov 10th from web
# Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The NBA's all-time leading scorer has chronic myeloid leukemia, a blood cancer. Prognosis is excellent. 7:47 AM Nov 10th from web
#News just out. 86.2% of U.S. airline flights were on time in September. The best airlines were Hawaiian, Alaska Airlines and Southwest. 7:40 AM Nov 10th from web
#GOOGLE News Just Out. Google buys closely held mobile-ad specialist AdMob.for $750 million in stock, no cash. Google stock up to $561. 2:35 PM Nov 9th from web
#EBAY News Just Out. Ebay sells SKYPE to investors. SKYPE Founders Zennstrom and Friisget will get 14% of this $2 billion company. 7:25 AM Nov 9th from web
#EBAY News Just Out. Ebay is selling SKYPE to investors for over $2 billion, almost all cash. SKYPE is the Internet telephone system VOIP 7:22 AM Nov 9th from web
#STARBUCKS #SBUX Just out, earnings for the quarter $.20 EPS, Revenue down 4% to $2.42 billion, Stock up 4.6%. Outlook is excellent. 8:27 AM Nov 6th from web
#RECOVERY Productivity, the output per hour of work, rose at an annual rate of 9.5% during the third quarter, an indicator of recovery 8:46 AM Nov 5th from web
#RETAIL just in. Good news in retailing. For the month of October, retail sales at stores opened at least a year rose 2.1 percent. 8:38 AM Nov 5th from API
#APPLE Fortune Magazine named Steve Jobs the CEO of the Decade.
#CARS. News just in. October car sales were up 12% from September. ZOOM ZOOM 7:52 AM Nov 4th from web
#GENERAL ELECTRIC #GE Breaking news. GE will sell 51% of NBC Universal to Comcast. The price is not yet announced. GE stock is at $14.32 7:46 AM Nov 4th from web
#JOBS There are lots of unfilled job openings in health care, green technology and energy. If you've got qualifications, apply. 7:43 AM Nov 4th from web
#COMCAST the cable company is expected to buy 51% of NBC Universal from General Electric. That's half of Jay Leno, half of the Office... 7:39 AM Nov 4th from web
#COMCAST Just In Profit for the Quarter up 22% to $944 Million or $.33 per share. Revenue up 3%. #CMCSA cable company 7:36 AM Nov 4th from web
STOCK market results #Google #GOOG stock up 35% in six months. Advertising pays. 9:05 AM Nov 3rd from web
STOCK market results. #Apple #AAPL up 45% in six months. And their Christmas quarter is usually the strongest.. 9:04 AM Nov 3rd from web
#NEWS Just In. Warren Buffett will buy Burlington Northern Santa Fe for $100 a share. #BNI a freight railroad. Choo, Choo. 8:30 AM Nov 3rd from web
#BNI Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad sells for $44 billion, $100 a share, to Warren Buffett. Freight railroad & 32,000 track miles 8:30 AM Nov 3rd from web
#MOTOROLA This just in. Quarterly profit of $.01 per share. #MOT promises even better next quarter. Turnaround. The smartphones sell well. 9:30 AM Nov 2nd from web
#LOEWS Just in. Quarterly profit is $469 million and EPS of $1.08 up from a loss last year. A conglomerate of hotels energy & insurance 9:02 AM Nov 2nd from web
#Ford Focus and Ford Escape were among the top five sellers in the Cash for Clunkers program. Ford car sales were up 17 percent in August. 8:03 AM Nov 2nd from web
#FORD #F Quarter results just out. Profit almost $1billion. Nice turnaround. Ford expects a strong finish this year. Stock price at $7.00. 7:50 AM Nov 2nd from web
#FORD #F quarter results just out. Sales down 2.6%, Earnings almost $1billion, up from a loss of $14 billion. Great Expectations this Year. 7:46 AM Nov 2nd from web
Stock Market News October 2009
#Samsung quarter results just out. Sales up 29%, Earnings up 200%, yes 200%, to $3.14 billion US$. In Korea stock up 60% this year. 7:53 AM Oct 30th from API
#MOT #Motorola Quarterly results just in. Motorola turned a profit, after last year's loss. MOT shipped 13.6 million phones this quarter. 9:25 AM Oct 29th from web
#Motorola #MOT Quarterly results just in. EPS $.01 profit up from a loss of .18, Rev down 2%, Stock up 6% to $8.45. Plus an upbeat forecast. 9:23 AM Oct 29th from web
#XOM #Exxon Mobile Quarterly results just in. Numbers reflect lower crude prices and less demand at the pump. Last year was a fluke. 9:18 AM Oct 29th from web
#Exxon Mobile #XOM Quarterly results just in. EPS down 68% to $.98, Revenues down 40% Stock Price down 2% to $72.21. Gas prices are lower. 9:16 AM Oct 29th from web
#PG Procter & Gamble quarterly earnings just in. Tide, Bounty, Charmin, Pampers, Pantene, and Gillette are worth their weight in gold. 9:06 AM Oct 29th from web
#Procter & Gamble #PG, quarterly results just in. Revenue down 3%, EPS up 3%, stock up 5.% today to $59.92. And expecting more good news. 9:05 AM Oct 29th from web
The largest U.S. companies by stock-market capitalization #9 General Electric $161.4 billion #10 IBM $159.08 billion... A blue chip group 3:03 PM Oct 23rd from web
The largest U.S. companies by stock-market capitalization #7 Procter & Gamble $167.3 billion, #8. Johnson & Johnson $166.2 billion 3:03 PM Oct 23rd from web
The largest companies by stock-market capitalization #4 Apple $183.88 billion #5 JP Morgan Chase $179.8 billion, #6 Google: $175.9 billion 2:56 PM Oct 23rd from web
The largest companies by stock-market capitalization #1 Exxon Mobil $353.23 billion #2 Microsoft $249.9 billion #3. Wal-Mart $194.3 billion 2:51 PM Oct 23rd from web
#Netflix, NFLX, quarterly results just in. Revenue up 24%, EPS up 57%, stock up 10% today to $54.80. Customers are addicted to Netflix DVDs 2:24 PM Oct 23rd from web
#Amazon, AMZN, quarterly results just in. Revenue up 28%, EPS up 65%, stock up 24% today to $115.27. Shoppers flock to Amazon for deals. 2:19 PM Oct 23rd from web
Soon to be announced !! MSFT will include Twitter posts in Bing searches. Twitter gets multi-million $$, plus a share of ad revenue. 7:23 AM Oct 21st from web
#Apple, AAPL, quarterly results just in. Revenue up 25%, EPS up 27%, stock up 5.5% today. Steve Jobs says he is thrilled. 10:40 AM Oct 20th from web
Twitter negotiates with MSFT and GOOG for search results. 1:45 PM Oct 8th from web
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