In short, the PC maker's quarter was an unmitigated disaster.
In a shaky economy, cash is a valuable measure of a company's worth.
Stocks rise as housing starts climb more than expected.
Stocks rally as investors cheer the biggest gain in housing starts since 2008. IBM and Qualcomm results cheer investors. American Express sees some consumer caution. Intel leads chip stocks higher.
Allegiant Travel is upgraded to 'buy,' and Dendreon is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Earnings reports from these prominent tech companies will send important signals about the broader tech sector.
Our minds are wired to hate losses much more than we love gains.
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