Alphabet set to report Q2 earnings results after the bell

Google parent company Alphabet is set to report its second-quarter earnings Tuesday after the market closes. Here’s what analysts are expecting: Earnings per share: $1.84, according to LSEG Revenue: $84.19 billion, according to LSEG Wall Street is also watching several other numbers in the report: YouTube advertising revenue: $8.93 billion, according to StreetAccount Google Cloud revenue: $10.20 … Read more

A true bull market — it’s not the U.S.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on October 04, 2023 in New York City.  Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no … Read more

A true bull market — it’s not Wall Street

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 25, 2023, in New York City.  Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they … Read more

HubSpot shares plunge 11% on report that Alphabet is shelving interest

HubSpot CEO Yamini Rangan speaks at the company’s Inbound conference in Boston on Sept. 6, 2023. Chance Yeh | HubSpot | Getty Images HubSpot shares plunged 11% on Wednesday after a report said Alphabet isn’t going forward with plans to buy the software company. According to Bloomberg, Alphabet was in talks with HubSpot earlier this … Read more

We’re cutting our price target on Salesforce after disappointing guidance

Salesforce shares sank more than 16% Wednesday after reporting mixed earnings and revised guidance lower. The cloud software company is a high-quality stock in a rough neighborhood — at least for the near term. Revenue increased 11% year over year to $9.13 billion in the three months ended April 30, missing the $9.18 billion expected … Read more

Wells Fargo CEO talks up reasons to love the stock — plus, why the market drop

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. Market pressure : The major stock benchmarks were moving lower Wednesday, with the Dow getting the worst of it again. Adding pressure on equities, bond yields … Read more

HubSpot shares jump on talks of potential Google deal

Rafael Henrique | Lightrocket | Getty Images HubSpot shares rallied 8% on Tuesday after CNBC’s David Faber reported that Alphabet is looking at an all-stock offer for the software company. Reports of a potential deal first surfaced in early April, when Reuters published a story saying Alphabet was talking to advisors about making an offer … Read more

Tech sits out Thursday’s rally as S&P 500 inches closer to March record

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) Markets : The market is moving … Read more

Alphabet considers bid for $32 billion HubSpot: Report

Sundar Pichai, CEO, Alphabet Source: Google Shares of HubSpot popped 9% on Thursday morning after Reuters reported that Alphabet is in talks with its advisors to make an offer for the marketing software company. Alphabet has in recent days discussed how much it should offer and whether antitrust officials would greenlight the deal, Reuters reported, … Read more

Microsoft introduces Copilot AI chatbot for finance workers

Charles Lamanna, corporate vice president for business applications and platforms at Microsoft, speaks at a press event in San Francisco on Feb. 28, 2024. Jordan Novet | CNBC Microsoft on Thursday announced that it will release a Copilot chatbot that can perform key tasks for people working in finance. The software company will first offer … Read more