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Tech companies in the S&P 500 have been a major force in the recent rally, up 15.9% on average since their July 10th lows. Here is a look at which tech stocks are leading and which are lagging in the recent rally.
Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, and Rob Stein, managing partner at Astor Asset Management, explained their positions on the economy and shared their market outlooks.
The back-to-school shopping season has begun and although spending is expected to decrease in most categories, industry analysts anticipate seeing growth in PCs and consumer electronics.
At some point, somebody's got to wise up at Palm and realize something's gotta be done so the company can get out of its own way.
Music fans around the world have a love-hate relationship Ticketmaster, which provides a seemingly infinite variety of live events, at a cost. Now the company is feeling the impact of the recession.
Jim Hardesty, chief economist at Hardesty Capital Management, and David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets, discussed whether government bailouts help or cripple companies.
Stocks eked out a gain after a late rally Thursday as investors cheered an encouraging business-inventories report, the latest sign that the recession is winding down.
I'm looking at a spate of market research over the past few days, and when it comes to consumer electronics, it seems like some key companies might be on the verge of a break-out holiday shopping season.
Finally there's progress in Hollywood's push to enter China. The WTO issued a 460 page ruling that demands that the Chinese government ease its restrictions, and among other things allow U.S. content companies to work with any distributors, not just those controlled by the government.
Stocks rebounded from a midmorning slide Thursday after a report showed business inventories continued to shrink as sales jumped, offering the latest indication that the recession is winding down.
Shortly after the March lows, we wrote a story about the tech led rally. In the article, we pointed out which tech stocks were leading and which were lagging. Now, as one of our readers wrote in, the story has changed and he has profited from it.
There's some positive momentum for Wall Street ahead of Thursday's session. Futures are pointing to a nice pop at the open, following yesterday's strong gains.
We’re going to have a couple of “very good quarters” and the stimulus is going to keep going all throughout 2010, said Jim Awad, managing director at Zephyr Management.
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To say I've been reluctant is an understatement. To suggest that I have resisted joining the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn and Twitter doesn't fully capture just how aggressively I have shunned the social networking tsunami.
Microsoft and Nokia now confirm a new alliance that both say has never been attempted in breadth and scope by either side before. Microsoft has landed its mobile Office software on Nokia's smart phones, and the two will work together on new enterprise and business software apps.
Cramer lists the stocks that he thinks are central to tech’s latest product craze.
There are signs that there’s pent-up demand forming for servers and storage and IT spending—demand which may come in 2010, said Craig Berger, senior technology, media and telecom analyst at FBR Capital Markets.
It's no secret that Applied Materials has suffered its fair share of difficulties during the deep and sustained economic morass gripping the tech community. Tonight however, the company might offer even more evidence that a turnaround in tech is real, and that a double dip might not occur.
Barry James, president of the James Advantage Funds and Hugh Johnson, chairman and CIO of Johnson Illington Advisors discussed their economic outlooks and shared their investment strategies.