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U.S. Day Ahead: It's all about Google and Microsoft

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 02:41

Oct 17 - Google and Microsoft are set to show two different sides of the tech world when they report after the close. Google is riding high on investor enthusiasm, while Microsoft is being hurt over PC sales.

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It's all about Google and Microsoft to attack -- that will dominate Thursday's earnings news Google lots Larry Page must be running his hands quickly eat. Number one search engine looks like it will see strong results after the close things -- is booming at an android Smartphone business. The company has been riding a wave of investor enthusiasm. Recently brokerage Pacific crest raise its price target for the stock to 800 in Indian high dollars. Front 715 -- back to see more of those out. It's got a lot of momentum stocks have almost 20% this year -- Wall Street banking on is the fact that Google has cracked the not a mobile advertising. There is simply aren't willing to pay nearly as much for searches on mobile phones as they are different searches on computer desktops. Google has figured this out the stock has a lot of room to run because people are doing more and more searches on the mobile phones. -- could be a different story for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer who recently took a cut in his bonus check the company's earnings are set to take a hit from the sharp decline in PC sales. Lost aren't buying more -- and candles. Microsoft and are still waiting for the release of windows eight and investors will also want to know more about bomber attempt to emulate apple. Your Microsoft -- hardware and online services. We wrap up a dramatic earnings season for financials with Morgan Stanley before the bell an analyst. Saving investment -- is that to see higher trading revenues. We'll shrink from the previous order not to get us that an estimated one point nine billion dollars buying a stake in a retail brokerage firm and from Citigroup. I'll keep an eye out or possibly more layoffs last quarter in the -- set it expects to cut another 1000 workers this year. An industrywide cost cutting. And it's back to the jobs market Thursday morning with the release of initial jobless claims. Expert that I am partly the numbers should rise to 365000. After last week's surprise drop. Only that would because once they had some big name just yet. Failed to violently claims figures. Bear in mind these apps could offer clues about the shape of the next job report as it covered the same period -- that report. Is the last one before the November election. Speaking of elections at the presidential candidates. Tussle over Libya. A special report on the four biggest misconceptions behind attacks on the US consulate and and got -- Check it out now. I'm -- mom this is breakers.

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U.S. Day Ahead: It's all about Google and Microsoft

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 02:41