All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Financial’

Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show

Yahoo and CNBC announced the launch of Big Data Download today. This is a new twice daily online program hosted by CNBC’s Courtney Reagan, and regularly featuring Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Aaron Task, senior columnist Michael Santoli and co-host of “The Daily Ticker” Lauren Lyster. “‘Big Data Download’ is a daily digital program that taps into the big data revolution to …

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Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28%

Groupon reported its Q4 and fiscal year 2012 earnings on Wednesday afternoon, sending stock plummeting as results missed Wall Street estimates. The company posted a net loss of $81.1 million for the quarter, though revenue was up 30% at $638.3 million. Late last year, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s job came into question, and now reports are questioning how long he’ll …

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Google Finance Gets 3 New Stock Exchanges, VIX Index

Google announced today that it has added three new stock exchanges to Google Finance, which will make some followers of international markets happy. Google has added Singapore, Korea and Israel stock exchanges, as well as the Chicago Board of Exchange index values (VIX). “Even better, Singapore Exchange stock market data is available in real time,” says product manager Karolina Netolicka. …

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Google Stock Hits All-Time High, Surpassing $800

Google shares reached an all-time high today, surpassing $800 for the first time in the company’s history. It was only in September, when we reported that Google hit a record high at $748.90, and obviously, they’ve come a long way since even then. According to the Wall Street Journal, shares are up over 13% this year. Yahoo Finance says the …

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AOL Posts Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth For First Time In 8 Years

AOL released its Q4 earnings on Friday, and reported revenue growth for the first time in 8 years. AOL posted revenue of $599 million, significantly higher than Street’s $574 million estimate. Adjusted OIBDA was $123 MM ($8 MM higher than Street’s $115 MM). This follows AOL’s previous quarter, when it reported the best relative revenue performance in seven years at …

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LinkedIn Nails its Fourth Quarter, Yearly Earnings

If there’s one thing LinkedIn is, it’s consistent. The company has slowly built its brand and membership numbers in the crowded social media space where other companies are getting bloodied. LinkedIn today announced its fourth quarter 2012 and year-end 2012 financial results, and, once again, the social network for professional networking hit its marks. The company pulled in revenue of …

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Apple Addresses Return Of Cash To Shareholders

One of the big stories in tech today was that Greenlight Capital sued Apple to block a move that would eliminate preferred shares. Greenlight’s David Einhorn wrote a letter to shareholders calling Apple’s plan to discard preferred stock “an unprecedented action to curtail the company’s options.” The New York Times has an extensive report on the matter, including the complaint …

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Yelp Earnings: Net Revenue Up 65% Year-Over-Year

Yelp released its Q4 and full-year 2012 earnings report on Wednesday after market close. The company posted net revenue of $41.2 million for the quarter, a 65% year-over-year increase. Yelp also posted a $5.3 million net loss for Q4. Cumulative reviews grew 45% year-over-year to over 36 million by the end of the year. Average unique monthly visitors grew 31% …

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Amazon Net Income Down 45% Year-Over-Year

Amazon announced its Q4 earnings today, which included a 22% increase in net sales, but a 45% decrease in net income, year-over-year for the quarter. The company’s numbers disappointed Wall Street analysts. CEO Jeff Bezos said, “We’re now seeing the transition we’ve been expecting. After 5 years, eBooks is a multi-billion dollar category for us and growing fast – up …

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Intel Is Getting Out Of The Motherboard Business

According to multiple reports, Intel is exiting its desktop motherboards business after about two decades of making them. According to PCWorld, who spoke with the company, Intel will pull out as soon as its next-generation Haswell CPU ships, and will dissolve the business over the course of the next three years. Forbes, who received an email from Intel, reports: It’s …

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IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue

IBM released its Q4 and full-year earnings report today, posting $29.3 billion in revenue (down 1%, flat adjusting for currency, up 1% excluding divested RSS business adjusting for currency) for the quarter, and $104.5 billion for the year (down 2%, flat adjusting for currency). For the quarter, the company posted diluted earnings of $5.13 per share, up 11%. For the …

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Google Earnings: Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoY

Google just released its earnings for the quarter and year ended December 31, beating analysts’ expectations. The company posted consolidated revenues of $14.42 billion for the quarter. Consolidated revenues would have been $15.24 billion had Motorola Home been included, the company says. Revenues were $12.91 billion, or 89% of consolidated revenues, in the fourth quarter, up 22% year-over-year. Google-owned sites …

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