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Wall Street reading Google CEO Page

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 01:56

Apr 13 - Google co-founder Larry Page is in the spotlight as he settles into his new role of CEO and ahead of the search giant's earnings. Karina Huber reports.

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It's been a little over a week since the end of adult supervision at Silicon Valley giant Google. Co-founder Larry Page is back in the driver's seat take over the role of CEO from Eric Schmidt who ran the company for ten years. The younger and less experienced page has been busy over the past week that company announced its bid to buy at Nortel patents giving it a leg up in the wireless space. It also introduced you to live streaming video propelling it one step closer to full blown network. And it managed to win regulatory approval for its merger with travel software company ITA standard and poors equity analysts. Not Kessler so I think he's spending a lot of his time trying to. Essentially establish. You know what things are worth pursuing and what things are worth concluding that's a really big topic who want a really important one. His strength lies in innovation his weakness. He doesn't like being in the public guy but all eyes will be on him when the company announces its earnings on Thursday. Investors will be looking for clues on pages -- for the company including how it plans on tackling social networking. I think the key is trying to figure out how cool can position itself successfully. It social media without say launching an entirely new. Product offering our business. Investors will also be looking at how Google plans on -- their search advertising business. And whether expects more spending on hiring. -- mom and other pains will participate in the earnings call it could be in his best interest ever since it was announced he would take over as CEO the stock has plummeted 9%. An appearance by the new face the company could help this investor sentiment. I'm a supporter coming here.

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Wall Street reading Google CEO Page

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 01:56