Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Barnes & Noble’s Nook e-reader sales are down from last year

Jerimiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer New York, NY, United States (4E) – Bookstore Barnes & Noble Inc. posted a decline in its mobile digital reader sales in its second quarter report. It is the second consecutive quarter that Barnes & Noble has reported a drop in Nook sales. Last year Barnes & Noble […]

Microsoft won’t be the only company to run Windows 8 on tablets

Expectations are high for Microsoft this year because of its highly anticipated products. Microsoft is slated to unveil its Windows 8 operating software and Surface tablet in a couple of months. The Surface tablet will run the Windows 8 OS. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Apple’s market cap surpasses $500 billion

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Apple’s stock market value topped $ 500 billion on Wednesday in what marks a new high for the world’s most valuable company. The $ 500 billion, or half-trillion dollar valuation, puts Apple in extremely exclusive territory. Apple is now one of the […]

The Penny Stock Problem

Penny stocks, also commonly referred to as small-cap stocks, are loosely defined as a stock with a share price below $5. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines them as such, however, penny stocks are often defined as a stock with a share price below $1 by those in the investor community.

Will Microsoft and Adobe Square Off Against Google?

When Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer visited Adobe’s offices to meet with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen on Thursday afternoon, rumors began circulating that Microsoft was negotiating the purchase of Adobe. The meeting agenda reportedly included discussions about Apple, suggesting Ballmer wanted to talk about Microsoft buying Adobe as a bid to be more competitive against Apple. […]

Stocks Tumble As Microsoft, Macy’s Downgraded

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Wall Street reeled from the downgrading of some major stocks on Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its biggest one-day drop in four weeks. The Dow lost 78 points or 0.7 percent to 10,751 with American Express Co. as […]