Shares drop more than 5% after hours as operating expenses jump. The Dow ends with a small gain, led by Coca-Cola, Kraft and Merck. Crude oil tops $108 a barrel. Fears of lower PC sales hit tech stocks. Supervalu shares soar.
Apple's Smart TV could make its debut later this year, according to analyst firm Ticonderoga Securities.
Typically, new versions of the smartphone debut in June, but not this time. Analysts say production won't start until September.
Upcoming earnings reports from Google and Apple could help the struggling shares reverse course. A look at the charts for both stocks reveals the key levels to watch.
Investors seeking clarity amid the mixed signals of fourth-quarter results and the current earnings season should look to these shares.
The Apple CEO is working with an author on 'iSteve: The Book of Jobs,' due out next year. With video.
Google and Apple will dominate tablet sales, but RIM could have a good shot at grabbing 10% of the market by 2015.
Stocks stumble as silver crosses $40 for the first time since 1980 and gold hits a new high. Traders pile into commodities believing the Fed won't raise rates any time soon. A government shutdown looks likely. Techs are weak.
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