In the new year, hope for yield hunters returns as companies rewarded for paying higher dividends begin to pressure those that don't, David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors' chief investment officer told CNBC.
For beleaguered investors in Research in Motion, the drastic collapse of the company’s share price through 2011 eventually became a cause for optimism. In December, shares of the BlackBerry maker spiked on reports that several technology titans could be suitors. But the optimism has been fleeting. The New York Times reports.
New expected products from Apple – including a high-resolution iPad 3, a faster iPhone 5 and an Apple TV – makes the stock one analyst’s top pick for 2012.
Apple shares broke above the $400 level Friday, but what about the stock’s prospects for 2012 — and will it start paying a dividend? One “Fast Money” analyst weighed in.
Discussing his move to downgrade Oracle to 'underperform' from a 'buy' rating since the company's big earnings miss yesterday, with Edward Maguire, Credit Agricole. Also, the FMHR traders discuss downgrades on other stocks including: JPMorgan and Jefferies.
The main topic of discussion this morning was Mario Draghi's interview in the Financial Times, where he warned that any country trying to leave the euro zone would still face austerity measures and would be "in a much weaker position." He reiterated no increase in the current bond buying program, and no printing money.
On Christmas morning, millions of people will unwrap new iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches — and immediately start downloading games and other applications for them. It is the biggest day of the year for app sales, which can mean big money for developers. The New York Times reports.
Even if you love the iPad, you're probably not keen to write your next novel using its on-screen virtual keyboard. You may not be thrilled to type up a lengthy email with it, either.
Officials announced new rules aimed at controlling the way Chinese Internet users post messages on social networking sites that have posed challenges to the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda machinery. The New York Times reports.
Facebook's new Timeline format, which began rolling out Thursday, is likely to bring back a lot of old memories, but it also could make it harder to shed embarrassing past identities. The New York Times reports.
IBM says it's buying Emptoris, Amazon gets a bullish call, and Verizon customers finally get the Galaxy Nexus.
Because most pirate sites are abroad, beyond the reach of United States law enforcement, companies have been left with a Whac-a-Mole approach to shutting them down. The New York Times reports.
Something different from Bullish on Books here. We normally never feature fiction, but here's one book that's worth the exception.
Although the Federal Reserve kept monetary policy unchanged Tuesday, it was looking to spur investment, said one economist.
“Fast Money” pros were upbeat on Microsoft despite one analyst’s lukewarm outlook.
New signs of trouble for the PC market, a new boss for Microsoft's phone division, and new signs that the first half of 2012 may be tough for tech.
Corning faced increasing fourth-quarter price pressure in its screens for mobile phones and flat-panel TVs, but CFO Jim Flaws said Monday that demand remained strong looking ahead.
It's decision day for HP's webOS, opening day for Apple's Grand Central retail store, and a rough day for the electronics supply chain.
Audi and MIT have teamed up to create a website that tells users how the roadways and drivers’ moods in their city compare to others nationwide and how urban planners can improve the transportation system.Index findings can tell planners which road segments to improve for the most efficient results. It can also reveal how drivers change their motoring routines when they have more information
Strong holiday sales and new products should make Amazon.com and Apple big winners in the next quarter, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said on “Fast Money.”
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