April 16 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday
afternoon as soaring Wall Street debuts by online retailer Etsy
and trading firm Virtu offset lingering worries about upcoming
corporate earnings reports.
The S&P 500’s top gainer, Netflix, jumped 18
percent a day after the video streaming service posted
April 15 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday,
fueled by gains in oil companies and speculation that upcoming
first-quarter earnings reports might not be quite as weak as
All 10 major S&P 500 sectors gained, with the energy index
leading, up 2.3 percent. U.S. crude jumped more
than 5 percent after a lower-than-expected build of U.S. crude
April 15 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, fueled
by gains in the energy sector and speculation that upcoming
firt-quarter earnings reports might not be quite as bad as
All 10 major S&P 500 sectors rose, with the energy index
up 1.89 percent. U.S. crude jumped more than 4
percent after a lower-than-expected build of crude stockpiles in
the United States.
NEW YORK, April 14 (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 ended
higher on Tuesday, helped by energy stocks and March-quarter
earnings reports that topped modest expectations following
worries about a strong dollar.
Shares of Exxon Mobil, Chevron and other energy companies
followed crude higher after a forecast that U.S. shale oil
output in May would record its first monthly decline in more
than four years. The S&P 500 energy index
jumped 1.77 percent.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 moved higher on Tuesday, helped by energy stocks and March-quarter earnings reports that topped modest expectations but did little to reduce concerns about the strong dollar.
Shares of Exxon Mobil, Chevron and other energy companies followed crude higher after a forecast that U.S. shale oil output in May would record its first monthly decline in more than four years. The S&P 500 energy index .SPNY jumped 1.95 percent.
SAN FRANCISCO/PARIS (Reuters) – Customers preordering Apple Inc’s smartwatch on Friday will have to wait at least a month for delivery, a sign of strong early demand for company chief Tim Cook’s first new major product.
People flocked to Apple’s stores around the world to get a close-up look at the Apple Watch, the tech company’s foray into the personal luxury goods market, with Apple predicting demand would exceed supply at product launch.
SYDNEY/SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 (Reuters) – Consumers in
Australia flocked to Apple Inc’s retail store in Sydney
on Friday to get the world’s first up-close look at the tech
giant’s new smartwatch, which the company expects will be its
next runaway hit.
The Apple Watch, CEO Tim Cook’s first new major product, was
available for pre-order online and to try out in stores – but
not take home.
LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – As Apple Inc (AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) debuts its smartwatch on Friday, the technology company focused efforts to drum up buzz on U.S. television, using expensive primetime spots to entice customers to the fledgling wearable technology market.
Since showing off the watch at a March 9 event, Apple has spent $38 million on its “Watch Reimagined” television campaign, according to figures from iSpot.tv, which tracks U.S. TV ads and digital responses in real time.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 (Reuters) – Apple Inc
expects tremendous interest for its new smartwatch and demand to
outstrip supply as consumers get an up-close look on Friday at
CEO Tim Cook’s first major product.
The Apple Watch, which also marks the Cupertino, California
company’s debut in a fledgling wearable technology market, will
be available for pre-order online and to try out in stores – but
not take home.
SEOUL/SAN FRANCISCO, April 3 (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics
Co Ltd used more of its own chips to power the new
Galaxy S6 smartphone than it did for the predecessor S5,
according to an early teardown report, in a blow to U.S. chip
supplier Qualcomm Inc.
Samsung is not only using its own Exynos mobile processor,
as had been widely reported, but also decided to rely on its
in-house semiconductor business to source other parts, including
the modem and power management integrated circuit chips,
Ottawa-based consultancy Chipworks said in a web posting dated