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Warren Buffett just lost $1B on this

cnbc.com — Warren Buffett does not like to lose money in general, so losing $1 billion before lunch on a Monday morning can not be going down well. The plunge in IBM shares Monday after its weak earnings results cost the Oracle of Omaha dearly.
Oct 20, 2014

Oracle of Omaha reportedly lost a billion dollars this morning on IBM: cnbc.com/id/102102189 via @CNBC

Oct 20, 2014

It's IBM, but way to re-purpose it into clickbait RT @CNBC Warren Buffett just lost $1 billion: cnb.cx/1wfwB4g

Oct 20, 2014

Berekshire's big stake in $IBM worth $1 billion less on paper due to today's big drop on disappointing earnings cnb.cx/1FqTOpp

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Total SA CEO de Margerie killed in plane accident

Oct 20, 2014

RT @CNBCnow: BREAKING: CEO of Total S.A. reportedly killed in plane Moscow accident » cnb.cx/1FtkhCE

CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Sits Down with CNBC's Jon Fortt

cnbc.com — WHEN: Today, Monday, October 20th WHERE: CNBC's Business Day Programming Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Excerpts of the interview will run throughout CNBC's Business Day programming today, beginning on CNBC's "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET). Following is a link to the interview on CNBC.com: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000321520.

Cramer: IBM's misery is Apple's win

cnbc.com — Rita Qyian | AFP (L) | Craig Warga | Bloomberg (R) | Getty Images When Cramer started in the industry, there were five bug tech hardware companies: Burroughs, Univac, NCR, Control Data and Honeywell. Known as BUNCH. One by one the components of BUNCH have fallen wayside, mostly because IBM succeeded in innovation over the years.

$1.42 per share on revenue of $42.1B, both beating expectations

cnbc.com — Apple rolled out its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus near the end of the its fiscal fourth quarter. The sales topped 10 million during the first weekend of availability in the U.S. Analysts expect release of the new devices in other countries, specifically China, to drive future growth.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @CNBC: EARNINGS ALERT: Apple reports $1.42 per share on revenue of $42.1B, both beating expectations » cnb.cx/1sHITRB • $AAPL

Oct 20, 2014

RT @CNBC: EARNINGS ALERT: Apple reports $1.42 per share on revenue of $42.1B, both beating expectations » cnb.cx/1sHITRB • $AAPL

Early Movers: IBM, VFC, HAL, VRX, HAS, YHOO & more

cnbc.com — ( Read More: See the Day's Top Percentage Winners & Losers) Hasbro (HAS) - Hasbro beat estimates by one cent with third quarter profit of $1.46 per share, excluding certain items. Revenue was in line with estimates, increasing in all of the toymaker's business segments.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @peterschack: IBM is black-and-blue after earnings, and a gusher of a quarter for Halliburton - today's stocks to watch: $IBM $HAL cnbc.com/id/102101597

Oct 20, 2014

IBM is black-and-blue after earnings, and a gusher of a quarter for Halliburton - today's stocks to watch: $IBM $HAL cnbc.com/id/102101597

Banks are lending again, but mostly to rich people

cnbc.com — At JPMorgan, consumer loan balances were $391 billion in the third quarter-barely budging from the same quarter a year ago, while average loans in the bank's asset management unit rose 15.4 percent. Read More Bank bloodletting: What's to blame? Bank of America reported consumer loans down 3.5 percent from the same period a year ago.
Oct 20, 2014

Economic recovery is still uneven, as evidenced by bank lending. My @CNBC story: cnbc.com/id/102097439

Oct 20, 2014

Banks are lending again, but mostly to rich people cnb.cx/1wfhKHe via @KaylaTausche

Here's why the stock market is calmer this week

cnbc.com — Brendan McDermid | Reuters The markets are starting the week far calmer than last week. Three things have changed. First: Wall Street is expecting the Federal Reserve to be slightly more dovish when it meets next week. Last Thursday, St.

Watch Art Cashin: Is IBM an omen for earnings?

cnbc.com — "So far they're [traders] playing it as if it's a one-off, isolated case," Cashin said. Big Blue posted a big miss on earnings and sales as sales slowed in its hardware and services businesses. The tech giant also warned it will miss its earnings target of $20 per share next year.
Oct 20, 2014

Is Big Blue's BIG earnings miss an omen for earnings season or an isolated case? Art Cashin of @UBS weighs in: cnbc.com/id/102103235

Cabinet scandals put future of Abenomics in doubt

cnbc.com — "Abe had a very stable cabinet and a very tight grip on the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) so far and this has changed now... two resignations in one day is a lot and has a big impact from a political point of view," said the source.

Why HK protests won’t end soon, despite the talks

cnbc.com — "The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong is not at all optimistic [about the talks]," Joseph Cheng, a professor at City University of Hong Kong and a pro-democracy activist, told CNBC. "We do not expect that Beijing will respond to our demands." Then why hold talks at all?

Socks the fashion item for men making a statement

cnbc.com — Source: Statement Sockwear Socks won't be the punchline of jokes this holiday season. Once known as an often-dreaded holiday or birthday gift handed out by thrifty grandmas, socks are having their fashion moment. According to market research company NPD Group, socks have become a statement piece, and sales growth in the category has outpaced that of the broader apparel market for the past two years.

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5B to buy its chip arm, take $4.7B pretax charge

cnbc.com — This is breaking news. Check back for updates. The company had been expected to report its earnings later Monday. As of Wednesday afternoon, analysts expected the company to report operating earnings of $4.32 per share on revenue of $23.38 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. What are IBM shares doing now?
Oct 20, 2014

RT @CNBCnow: BREAKING: IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5B to buy its chip arm, take $4.7B pretax charge. cnb.cx/11VOOJX

Oct 20, 2014

RT @IvanTheK: There it is. RT @CNBCnow: BREAKING: IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5B to buy its chip arm, take $4.7B pretax charge. cnb.cx/11VOOJX

Oct 20, 2014

RT @CNBCnow: BREAKING: IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5B to buy its chip arm, take $4.7B pretax charge. cnb.cx/11VOOJX

Jobs for Loners

cnbc.com — In the immortal words of Barbra Streisand, people who need people are the luckiest people in the world. But what about the rest of us? We don't all have what it takes to be gregarious, and outgoing, and one's ability to be sociable, or lack thereof, can affect the type of employment one ends up taking.
Oct 20, 2014

Jobs for loners: 1. Librarian 2. Zoologist 3. Auditor 4. Statistician 5. Biochemist 6. Geo-Engineer 7. Developer cnbc.com/id/47341964/pa…

After-hours buzz: Apple, Texas Instruments & more

cnbc.com — Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday : Apple - The consumer-technology titan reported earnings per share of $1.42 on $42.12 billion in revenue, versus expected EPS of $1.31 on $39.88 billion in sales. It also offered better-than-expected guidance. Its shares rose in after-hours trading.

How the big four tech companies stack up

cnbc.com — CNBC's Ari Levy provides a review of each of the four major consumer internet companies -- Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon --noting their strengths and struggles as they strive to grow their user and app ecosystems.
Oct 20, 2014

this time with the actual link to my $AAPL $AMZN $FB $GOOG speed round video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video…

Digital medicine? High-tech health care on the way

cnbc.com — Steve Cole Images | E+ | Getty Images "We still rely on desktop computers and pagers. The NHS has more functioning fax machines that the rest of industry in Britain put together," he said. "Digital health is the idea that we use mobile phones and tablet devices to make health care delivery more effective and cost effective."