Verizon and Johnson & Johnson post lower-than-expected revenue. The United Kingdom's economy contracted during the last three months of 2010. Consumer confidence rose significantly in January. Home prices fell 1.6% in November.
Internet stocks are down 5% to 10% after F5 Networks' disappointing earnings. It's a chance to pick up the names you thought had gotten away from you.
The networking equipment vendor gets drubbed in the after hours as investors react to its first-quarter report.
Reports from the 2 tech titans reveal increased spending at corporate and individual levels -- a rejuvenation the market isn't taking into account yet.
Earnings are up, but revenue is less than expected. European debt worries weigh on stocks. Nvidia settles a fight with Intel for $1.5 billion. Playboy will go private.
Lindsay's first-quarter miss was due to one part of its business. But the other part is performing well.
After blowout reports from Oracle, RIM and Accenture, stock futures should be roaring today.
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