The stock market's fickle run of late--bullish one day, bearish the next--has investors watching the most recent quarter's earnings reports particularly closely. IBM hit a new 52-week high as it geared up to report third-quarter earnings that analysts say should get a boost from the company's mainframe business. But mainframes are a small sector, and how the market will react is far from certain.
Mainframes to drive IBM earnings
Big Blue hits a new 52-week high as it gears up to report third-quarter earnings that analysts say should be strong.
TI earnings beat expectations
Sybase reports mixed results
Trial casts doubt on Microsoft stock
Ascend beats estimates by a cent
GTE revenues up on services
Busy day for tech earnings