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Google (GOOG)

Google Inc (GOOGL) Fourth Quarter Revenue Not Up To Wall Street

Google Inc (GOOGL) Fourth Quarter Revenue Not Up To Wall Street

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) reported its fourth quarter results on Thursday, posting a growth slowdown of 10 percent as against comparable period of the previous year, trailing behind results from other tech giants including Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). The report raised concerns that the search giant is into many businesses all at once,

Visa Inc (V)

Visa Inc. (V) Posts Stronger Results on Higher Consumer Spending and Improving U.S. Job Market

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) reported on Thursday a stronger results for the quarter as e-commerce transactions, which is mainly card-based, proved to be “extraordinarily strong during the holiday season.” Total volume for Visa card transactions grew to $1.90 trillion from $1.84 trillion. Lower oil prices, along with a stronger U.S. job market, factored in higher consumer


Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Shares Surge on Strong Holiday Quarter Results

Amazon.com, Inc.(NASDAQ:AMZN) shares jumped as much as 14 percent in after-hours trading on news of quarterly results that beat analysts estimates. The giant internet retailer hit an earnings of 45 cents per share for the quarter covering October to December, 1 cent more than twice Wall Street’s consensus expectations of 17 cents per share. Quarterly


Covidien plc (COV), DIRECTV (DTV), TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW): Top 3 Stock Holdings of Alpine Associates

Covidien plc (NYSE:COV), DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW) are the top three investment bets of Alpine Associates, as per its recent SEC 13F filing. The investment manager has its primary investments in service, technology, and basic material industry. Covidien plc (NYSE:COV) is the largest stock investment of Alpine Associates with 2,388,600 shares of

Microsoft (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shares Down on Sluggish Business-License Sales

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) slipped 10 percent on Tuesday after the software firm reported results for the quarter that beat expectations, but with a warning that a strong dollar together with a sluggish PC market will adversely affect growth for the current year. In a statement released on Monday, Microsoft reported that revenue gained from commercial-licensing

Apple (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Quarter Results Skewed Towards iPhone Sales

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) have its iPhone sales to thank for in its quarter results that beat analysts’ estimates. A Counterpoint Research indicates that compared to the same period for 2013, iPhone sales were up 26 percent on a global scale for November of 2014, which greatly enhanced performance for the October to December quarter. With the

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

International Business Machines (IBM) Stocks Down, Limits Gains on ECB Bets

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) shares declined 3.1 percent to $152.16, one day after reporting a weak quarterly result and a 2015 forecast that fell below estimates. The decline limited gains made by U.S. stocks on the Dow on news of stimulus from ECB (European Central Bank), but the blue-chip-index got a boost after UnitedHealth

Delta Air Lines (DAL)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Reports $712 Million Fourth Quarter Loss on Fuel Hedging, Bullish Prospects for the Year

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) posted a loss of $712 million on fuel hedge settlements in its fourth quarter results, although the carrier beat analysts expectations. Adjusted pre-tax profit is at $1 billion for the quarter, bringing the annual pre-tax profit at $4.5 billion. Revenue soared by 6 percent by the quarter to $9.65 billion,