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There are several "short-term tactical standpoint" plays to be made now, said Dean Curnutt, president of Macro Risk Advisors.
The recent stock market rally has not deterred investors from pouring millions into municipal bond funds. Weekly inflows have topped $900 million over the past few weeks according to AMG Data Services.
Late developments suggest the landscape in technology may be about to change in a big way. How should you trade it?
Bullish reports on manufacturing, housing and banking sent the S&P 500 barreling higher; taking it past 1,000 for the first time since early November. How much higher can we go?
Stocks rallied Monday after a pair of encouraging reports on the manufacturing sector, strong bank earnings out of Europe and news that auto sales got a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program. All three major indexes were up about 1 percent and the S&P 500 was hovering around the 1,000 mark, the first time it's reached that level intraday since Nov. 5. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
Stocks rallied to their highest closes since November Monday following encouraging economic reports from the U.S. and abroad and following news that auto sales got a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program.
The Federal Trade Commission commends Apple and Eric Schmidt's decision on their parting of the ways this morning, but it appears that the federal investigation into the so-called "interlocking directorates" will continue, and that cannot be good news for either company.
Twitter's popularity is exploding; there are no official stats, but it has in the ballpark of 35 million users. So how can all this attention can be turned into profits? As of now the company has zero revenue.
Stocks rallied Monday after a pair of encouraging reports on the manufacturing sector, plus strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations for strong auto sales. The S&P briefly topped 1,000, a level it hasn't seen since November.
The S&P will hold at the 1,000 level as we’re finally starting to exceed some of the “horrible expectations” from analysts, said Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors.
Social media - networks like Facebook and LinkedIn and communication services like Twitter- are more popular every day. But the next big thing in the social space is unlikely to be yet another network or gadget; instead it'll be developments that make the entire web social.
If there were any doubts about where Google goes from here, and what Apple is trying to become, look no further than Eric Schmidt's resignation from Apple's board.
Frank Quattrone, a star Silicon Valley investment banker who advised hundreds of companies during the dot-com boom of the late 1990s, has been quietly counseling about 20 technology companies since March of last year, when he started Qatalyst Partners, a boutique merchant bank.
Stocks got a quick pop at the open Monday after some strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations that auto sales will show a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program. But the rally quickly fizzled.
Carol A. Bartz, chief executive of Yahoo, has been hobbled, the New York Times reported.
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For all the concern and uproar over online privacy, marketers and data companies have always known much more about consumers’ offline lives, like income, credit score, home ownership, even what car they drive and whether they have a hunting license. Recently, some of these companies have started connecting this mountain of information to consumers’ browsers.
Local review sites are reshaping the world of small business by becoming the new Yellow Pages, one-stop platforms where customers can find a business — and also see independent critiques of its performance.
When Microsoft and Yahoo announced their search engine and advertising sharing deal on Wednesday, Yahoo's stock dropped about 11 percent. Although that was in a down market, Google's shares dropped just over one percent. Investors don't seem happy with the deal, at least for the short-term. That's the problem with the stock market.
Resilience may be the name of the game Wednesday with the Dow and S&P slipping only modestly despite a long list of catalysts that could have sent the market much lower.