FORTUNE -- After trading down all day -- and all year, for that matter -- Apple (AAPL) began moving higher at 2:26 p.m. Monday and didn't stop until it hit resistance at $438. The stock closed at $437.87, up $6.15 (1.42%) for the day.
Wall Street watchers were left scratching their heads.
These days, Yahoo seems to be more about generating rumors than solid prospects for the future. So why would Google ever want to risk getting involved? Here are six potential reasons.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
FORTUNE -- If a company stays on the auction block long enough, rumors about its fate will eventually begin to repeat themselves. In 2008, while Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang insisted the web giant wasn't for sale, Microsoft MOREOct 25, 2011 11:53 AM ET
Apple's (AAPL) last Macworld Conference and Expo opens Monday at San Francisco's Moscone Center, but the real action starts Tuesday at 9 a.m. PT (12 noon ET) with senior vice president Phil Schiller's opening remarks -- the first Macworld keynote not delivered by Steve Jobs since 1997.
Nobody's expecting breakthrough products that rise to the level of the iMac (Macworld 1998), the iBook (1999), iTunes (2001) or the iPhone (2007), but MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 3, 2009 2:14 PM ET
By Yi-Wyn Yen
A major Yahoo investor has been urging executives from both Microsoft and Yahoo in the past couple of weeks to revive their talks, and it looks like those efforts haven't gone to waste.
A source at Microsoft told Fortune on Tuesday that while there was "no big deal" in the works - meaning a full acquisition of Yahoo - he implied that his company hasn't ruled out the possibility MOREyiwyn - Jun 24, 2008 4:16 PM ET
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