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Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call

Just a little while ago, though, Apple released their earnings report for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, and the news was quite good. Apple generated $39.2 billion in revenue for the quarter and sold 35.1 million iPhones, …

Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million

Regardless of Spotify’s strained negotiation with the artists whose content it streams, the company reported a turnover of $887 million so far this year, according to CEO Daniel Ek, during an interview with Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri today. In 2011, …

Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $600 Billion Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $600 Billion

Apple’s market capitalization surged past $600 billion briefly this morning as its stock price passed $640 per share. A tumble in stock price around noon sent the market cap back down, and it’s currently sitting at just over $590 billion. …

Using Twitter To Predict Stock Market Using Twitter To Predict Stock Market

A University of California, Riverside professor and several other researchers have developed a model [PDF] that uses data from Twitter to help predict the traded volume and value of a stock the following day. A trading strategy based on the …

Apple Stock Suffers Brief Plunge, Loses 50 Points In Seconds Apple Stock Suffers Brief Plunge, Loses 50 Points In Seconds
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Apple’s stock, which has been rising dramatically in recent weeks, took a major nosedive briefly this morning thanks to a single trade. The trade, which appears to have been some sort of mistake, caused a drop of 50 points and …

Trading On Twitter: How Trends May Predict Stock Market Values Trading On Twitter: How Trends May Predict Stock Market Values

Those trending topics on the left-hand sidebar of your Twitter account may be more than aggregations of crass sexual stereotypes or the latest false rumor of a celebrity death. According to a new study out of the University of California, …

Apple Stock Continues To Skyrocket, Touches $600 Per Share Apple Stock Continues To Skyrocket, Touches $600 Per Share
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Apple’s stock price has been in the news several times recently thanks to a dramatic surge in the past few weeks. Just two weeks ago Apple was trading at nearly $550 per share and hit a remarkable $500 million in …

Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share

So much for that mild trepidation of traders following last week’s New iPad announcement. Not only has Apple’s stock juggernautted to new record highs yesterday, but now Morgan Stanley has increased its price target of the stock from $515 to …

Apple Shares Struggle After New iPad Announced Apple Shares Struggle After New iPad Announced

Were you disappointed by the lack of flashy name for Apple’s new iPad, the New iPad? If so, you weren’t the only one as investors seemed slightly unimpressed with Tim Cook & Co.’s unveiling of the new tablet as Apple’s …

Apple Shares Crossed The $500 Milestone Today Apple Shares Crossed The $500 Milestone Today

When it comes to money, Apple is the pinball wizard who never misses the replay. Every few days in 2012 (and every day every year, really, but 2012 especially), it seems like the company keeps getting richer and richer. Today …

Apple Is Worth More Than Google And Microsoft COMBINED Apple Is Worth More Than Google And Microsoft COMBINED
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All those rumors swirling around the possibility of an iPad 3 release next month seem to be doing good things for Apple’s stock market activity because the company’s shares reached yet another all-time high this afternoon. Earlier today, shares of …

Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ? Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ?

No doubt the Initial Public Offering of Facebook stock is the most anticipated since Google went public. With equity-trading volume’s down for both platforms, the NASDAQ and the NYSE are in a battle to win the listing. Securing Facebook could …

Are Expectations For Google’s Success Too High For Its Own Good? Are Expectations For Google’s Success Too High For Its Own Good?

Google released their earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2011 yesterday and it was good. There wasn’t much to be disappointed about: they’re still making mega-gobs of money and more and more people seem to be flocking to their …

Apple Shares Reached All-Time High Today (Twice) Apple Shares Reached All-Time High Today (Twice)

On the heels of news that Apple’s iPhone interest among consumers is sustaining unprecedentedly high levels, Apple can enjoy one more round on the house of good news today: shares of the company briefly surpassed the $427 mark twice today, …

Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share
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Daily deals powerhouse Groupon has priced its Initial Public Offering at $20 a share, a move that will raise $700 million for the barely 3-year-old startup. This IPO values the company at around $12.8 billion. The oversubscribed company added five …

Steve Jobs’ Health On Display At WWDC Steve Jobs’ Health On Display At WWDC
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When the news hit last week that Steve Jobs would be giving the keynote address at Apple’s 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference, it seemed as though it was good news regarding his health, which has been in the spotlight since he …

LinkedIn IPO Expected Thursday LinkedIn IPO Expected Thursday
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It looks like professional social network LinkedIn will open in public markets this Thursday. Rumors of an IPO have been floating around since the beginning of the year. LinkedIn will mark the first major U.S. social network to go public, …

Should AIG Receive A Fed Bailout?

 As an investor and citizen, I have been following with increasing concern the shenanigans in the financial market.

Google’s Stock Slips $40

Ten days ago, Joe Magyer described Google as “the world’s scariest stock.”  He may have been laughed at as a result, since the search giant proceeded to gain about $60 per share.  It’s now lost around $40, though, and investors have to be feeling decidedly uneasy.