Wall Street

Oracle Corp. company headquarters in Redwood Shores. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle 1Q Profit Rises 8 Percent, Tops Wall Street View

Higher software revenue helped lift Oracle Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter net income by 8 percent.

09/18/2013

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bay Area Stocks Among Those Battered On Wall Street

Several Bay Area stocks were among those losing ground Thursday. Apple Inc. was down more than $6 on the day, while Google stock was off more than $10 and Chevron slid some 2.5 percent.

06/20/2013

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

S&P 500 Reaches New High, Led By Tech

Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday. Apple surged 3 percent, or $12.92, to $430.12.

04/29/2013

Netflix headquarters

Netflix Big Mover In Leading Stock Market Higher

Los Gatos-based Netflix, which streams TV shows and movies over the Internet, was among the winners after announcing profits that impressed investors. Netflix soared $42.62, or 24 percent, to $216.99 after reporting a big gain in subscribers in the first quarter.

04/23/2013

A Wells Fargo branch in Daly City. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Profit Rises 23% Despite Slip In Mortgage Income

San Francisco-based Wells Fargo, the nation’s biggest mortgage lender, said its first-quarter profit surged 23 percent after the bank cut expenses.

04/12/2013

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HP, Microsoft & Intel Tumble After Worst PC Sales Drop

If fewer people are interested in buying a new personal computer, then fewer investors want to own stakes in companies whose fortunes are tied to the sales of laptop and desktop machines.

04/11/2013

Google

Google Stock Reaches New High In Wall Street Rally

Google’s stock climbed to a new high Friday as Wall Street’s best known indexes approached record territory, too.

02/01/2013

Mitt Romney collects his papers after the debate (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The Debate

There was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.

10/05/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: If Republicans Can’t Run A Campaign How Can They Run A Government?

It is clear that Democrats have shown a greater propensity to spend money wisely with their campaigns and allied groups. At the end of the day, that is what America needs.

10/02/2012

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

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