The Dow is in danger of dropping back below the 16,000 mark. The index ended yesterday's regular trading session at 16,008 points, and futures have been pointed lower. What's behind the pullback, and how low might we go? Hot Stock Minute host Lauren Lyster talks about the situation with Yahoo Finance Senior Columnist Mike Santoli.
There's a lot of slicing and dicing this morning about Apple's (AAPL) latest acquisition. The tech giant confirms it has purchased Topsy. That's a company which analyzes tweets in an effort to identify business trends. No official word on the purchase price, but sources tell the New York Times, Apple paid $200-million. Apple dropped yesterday on news that hedge fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach said the current price seemed quote "reasonable" at $525. The stock is currently above $550. Shares remain down 6% over the past year.
Google (GOOG) is getting further into cloud computing. The New York Times reports that the search engine giant will announce today newRead More »from Dow In Danger of Drop Below 16,000; Apple’s Acquisition; Krispy Kreme’s Big Hole