The search giant's profit increased by nearly 7% in the final quarter of 2012, as the company stemmed a slide in ad revenue.
Apple's hardware is great, and its well-tended operating system is beautiful. But behind the garden walls are bars that restrict your choices in all kinds of ways.
When stocks go vertical as investors ignore technical, fundamental and economic evidence trouble is brewing.
Stocks are higher as the Dow is lifted by an advance in IBM and the Nasdaq is boosted by Google's outperformance.
The tech pioneer's push into new markets and its tendency to be tight-lipped about its plans make it exceptionally hard to read.
The search engine giant's strong holiday season bodes well for 2013.
From DuPont to Google, Tuesday's showing was nice indeed.
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