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Fed Steals Center Stage from Q1 Earnings

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Brooksie’s Daily Stock Market blog: An edge before the market opens.Wednesday, April 27, 2011 9:24 am EDTDJIA: 12,595.37 S&P 500: 1347.24 Nasdaq Comp.: 2847.54 Russell 2000:


Apple Inc. and the Future of Cloud Storage

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is allegedly considering charging for its supposed new service, a cloud-music storage space, according to a report from Cnet. The cloud-storage for the much beloved iTunes


Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Q1 Earnings Slide

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Today was a rough day for Internet retailers and service providers. First, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) made headlines with an 8.8 percent drop for the day and now online mega-retailer Amazon


Equities Market Recap: Consumer Reports and Strong Industrials Inspire Major Gains

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Stronger-than-expected consumer optimism and impressive earnings from major industrials led stocks to multi-year highs today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rocketed 115.49 points, or 0.93


Equities Stock Sector Coverage: New Market Highs

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks opened higher with the Dow Jones Industrial Average stretching to a new year-to-date trading above 12,600 in the final hour of trading. The NASDAQ finally traded above its February


Banks are Fickle on Energy Stocks

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Attitudes toward oil have been inconsistent in recent weeks, with major banks recommending selling energy stocks only to eat their words as oil edges back up again. Morgan Stanley analysts are the


Everything Looks Dandy - Time for Investors to Look Closer?

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Brooksie’s Daily Stock Market blog: An edge before the open.Tuesday, April 26, 2011 9:24 am EDTDJIA: 12,479.88 S&P 500: 1335.55 Nasdaq Comp.: 2825.26 Russell 2000:


Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Profits Soar 88%

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

One out of eight people in the United States subscribe to Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) according to a recent report, so it’s no surprise that the company’s first-quarter profit soared 88% today. The


Consumer Goods Stocks: Misery Index Loves Company

Henry Truc | Equities.com |

First quarter earnings have been blowing Wall Street expectations out of the water. So why is the stock market not responding like its supposed to? The general opinion seems to be that investors


Equities Stock Sector Coverage: Market Slows, Big Oil Rises

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

After a downward shock a week ago as Standards & Poors downgraded the outlook for U.S. debt, stocks surged for the remainder of the week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 164 points to