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Google Earnings Report Accidentally Released, Shares Tumble Google Earnings Report Accidentally Released, Shares Tumble

Google accidentally leaked its Q3 earnings today, ahead of schedule. The company missed analysts’ estimates, and as a result, shares are tumbling. As of the time of this writing they’re at $687.39 (-68.10‎, -9.01%). The earnings release is currently displayed …

Google Is Now The World’s Second Largest Tech Company Google Is Now The World’s Second Largest Tech Company
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Everybody knows by now that Apple is the world’s largest tech company. As far as market value goes, it can’t be beat. Microsoft was at a distant second, but it has finally been usurped by Apple’s greatest nemesis – Google. …

Microsoft Corp. Raises Its Quarterly Dividend Microsoft Corp. Raises Its Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft Corp. this week announced its board of directors have declared a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a 15% increase over the previous quarter’s dividend of $0.20. The dividend is payable December 13 to shareholders of record …

Zuckerberg Pledge Helps Facebook Stock Zuckerberg Pledge Helps Facebook Stock
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Yesterday, news came out that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pledged not to sell any Facebook shares for at least a year. In addition to that, Board members Marc Andreessen and Don Graham will not sell any shares, other than …

Wall Street: Apple Stock Hits Another Record High, Following Patent Verdict Wall Street: Apple Stock Hits Another Record High, Following Patent Verdict
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On Friday, as you have probably heard, Apple was granted a big legal win over Samsung, though an appeal is expected. Nevertheless, the ruling has major implications for the mobile industry, and for Google’s Android operating system, which comes on …

Facebook Stock Hits All-Time Low At Just Under $20 Facebook Stock Hits All-Time Low At Just Under $20
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After closing yesterday at $20.88 a share, Facebook stock made history today. For the first time since the company went public back in May, the price of a Facebook share dipped below $20. Earlier this afternoon, the price hit $19.82, …

Netflix Stock Continues Downward Spiral Netflix Stock Continues Downward Spiral
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Netflix stock has been taking a beating today, following the company’s earnings release on Tuesday. The following graph (via Google Finance) will give you an idea of today’s performance: And this follows Wednesday, when Netflix stock plunged by as much …

Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth

I may have spoken too soon. I speculated that we may see apps and Facebook developers being affected by the Facebook IPO soon, but not this soon. Business Insider reports that as trading began on Facebook, Zynga’s shares drove off …

Facebook’s “Likers Gonna Like” Poster Facebook’s “Likers Gonna Like” Poster

Facebook’s Toronto platform strategy team member Sachin Monga snapped a photo of a new printout adorning the wall of his office, set to remind employees that likers gonna like, as the social network files its IPO. The sentiment can also …

Google Finance Adds TPE, CNSX Realtime Quotes Google Finance Adds TPE, CNSX Realtime Quotes

Google announced the addition of realtime quotes from Canada and Taiwan to Google Finance today. “Here at Google, we get excited by bringing our users relevant information at blazing speeds. So, why would we want to make users wait 15 …

AAPL Announces Huge Dividend Payouts To Shareholders AAPL Announces Huge Dividend Payouts To Shareholders

Apple’s announcement today that it would be paying out billions of dollars worth of dividends to shareholders came as something of a surprise to those who remember the company from Steve Jobs’ days. The plan includes stock buybacks that wouldn’t …

Netflix Lowers Subscriber Projections, Stock Plummets Netflix Lowers Subscriber Projections, Stock Plummets
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Today, Netflix sent out a letter to its shareholders that discussed Q3 expectations. In that letter, they announced that they are lowering their domestic subscriber estimates. By one million users. And the bulk of those users that Netflix expects to …

AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation
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As expected, Apple shares dropped following the news of CEO Steve Jobs’ resignation. In pre-market trading, shares declined by as much as 4%. At the time of this writing, they’re down -2.54% or -9.55 at 376.18. While Apple is expected …

AAPL Doing Well Ahead of Earnings Report AAPL Doing Well Ahead of Earnings Report
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Apple will release its Fiscal Year Third Quarter earnings report and call this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT. The company will be offering live audio streaming of its conference call, which will be available as a continuous rebroadcast …

Rumor: Apple Vying to Acquire Sony
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Sony shares took an upswing as rumors began to swirl that Apple was vying to acquire the company. Reuters reported, from a Barron’s report, that Apple was interested in Adobe, Disney or Sony as their potential targets.

Would acquiring Sony be a good move for Apple? Your thoughts.

Google Offers Employee Option Exchange Program
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As you’re probably aware by now, Google released its financial results for the fourth quarter yesterday, and although they managed to beat the analysts’ expectations, they also had a drop in profit.

Watch Sports And Stocks Through OneSeason

 If you enjoy investing in the stock market and are also a big sports buff then you might get a kick out of a new service by OneSeason which allows users to purchase shares in their favorite professional athletes and ma

Investor Revolt Against CNET

Updated: The NY Times reports this morning that, "consortium of prominent investment funds has amassed a 21 percent stake in CNet and is seeking to oust the company’s directors and take over a majority of its board".

MSN Money Wants Its Day In The Sun

Overcoming the inertia that keeps people going to other financial sites confronts Chris Jolley, group manager at Microsoft’s Financial Products Group, every day. He believe MSN Money deserves a look.

Engadget Error (Briefly) Deflates Apple Stock

Well, we can officially put the debate to rest that blogs don’t count for much (not that anybody has really debated the blog’s potential lately). When Engadget reports bad news, stocks plummet – a lesson Apple learned the hard way as $4 billion in market cap fell off the board for six Wall Street minutes.

MarketWatch Seeks Community ‘MarketPerception’

MarketPerception will allow stock market followers to invest their opinions in what they think will happen with a stock over the course of a trading day.