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"Code Advisors," a new media investment bank launching tomorrow, is banking on a surge in media and tech deals, and old media's need to get new media savvy.
Stocks rallied Wednesday as the dollar pulled back and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke pledged to keep rates low for a long time. Financials were among the top gainers.
Stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday as the market looked for direction ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's semi-annual report on monetary policy and the economy.
Hedge Funds are taking off risk and preparing for a long stock-picking slog this year, according to a Goldman Sachs report which gives one of the clearest inside looks into the secretive industry.
US stock index futures pointed to a flat open for Wall Street before Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's semi-annual report on monetary policy and the economy at 10am ET. Bernanke's words are likely to influence whether the stock market can recover from yesterday's selloff, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 posting their biggest one-day losses since February 4. The Dow's nearly 101 point drop was its biggest since February 8.
Technology stocks have underperformed since the fourth quarter and tech is where investors should be putting their money, said Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company.
Last week, several signs came together to further underline the fact that social media is no longer an emerging trend or passing fad, and that it's gone beyond the realm of the personal and become a fully-fledged part of our working lives.
RBC's Mike Abramsky has an interesting research report out this morning about Apple and Palm. And it's compelling stuff because of Abramsky's past calls on both these companies.
"If insiders see the road ahead paved with growth, they will tend to hold onto their shares. If not, they will be quite happy to part with them."
Technology is still the place for investors and I still like the longer-term prospects for the sector, said Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management. He discussed his outlook on the sector.
Tech may be on the brink of a 'big sea change' and we're hearing that Google intends to own it!
They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Cablevision, Google and more now that they’ve been burned?
The Dow rebounded after a lower open, as investors absorbed the initial surprise of the Fed's discount rate hike. What can history tell us about where stocks will go—and where are the best sectors to invest in? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, discussed his outlook.
U.S. stocks posted their best weekly gain since November 6, 2009, led to the upside by the S&P 500 index, rising 3.13%. Industrial and material stocks were among the best performers this week.
The Federal Reserve's move to hike the discount rate worried investors, who fear the end of a low-rate era. However, David Darst, chief investment strategist at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, said this is a “glass-is-half-full situation.”
Markets edged up after opening lower on Friday following the Federal Reserve's decision to raise the discount rate. How is the Fed’s action affecting the currency and commodities markets? Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager at Huntington Asset Advisors, Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, and Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, shared their expertise.
A series of online attacks on Google and dozens of other American corporations have been traced to computers at two educational institutions in China, including one with close ties to the Chinese military, say people involved in the investigation.
Microsoft and Yahoo have received clearance from regulators in Washington and Europe to proceed with a search partnership intended to challenge industry giant Google.
A Manhattan judge says it will take some time to decide whether Google can legally build the world's biggest digital library.
Funny, isn’t it? The people who review gadgets generally aren’t the people who buy them.