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Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Tuesday:
Yet another Vivus takeover rumor circulating through the market Tuesday got me thinking: When do most biotech and drug takeovers happen?
We take a closer look at several stocks under $5 that are making large-percentage moves to the upside.
Bill Smead, portfolio manager for the Smead Value Investor Fund, offers up four unloved stocks that he thinks are a “buy.”
Mike Driscoll, a former Wall Street equities trader turned Adelphi University professor, likens social media market commentary to anonymous chat rooms in the late 1990s, where people tried to "pump and dump" obscure, thinly traded stocks for a quick profit.
Semiconductor stocks such as Intel, Texas Instruments, Xilinx, Analog Devices, and ON Semiconductor could see further upside, according to JPMorgan, which believes the PC market may be growing faster-than-expected.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning’s early movers:
Relative to its size, is Apple holding more cash than its peers? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is no.
To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.
With record cash in their coffers and investors eager to make up for a lost year in 2011, dividend stocks are paying out even more cash this month. TheStreet.com look at seven of the stocks that hiked payouts in the last week.
Several chipmakers this quarter turned in tepid earnings reports and weak outlooks, but some strategists say the industry may be nearing a bottom and there's still further room for upside in the stocks.
Instead of Intel, JPMorgan analyst Chris Daneley suggests taking a look at 3 other names in the space. Get all the details here!
Salesforce.com and Qualcomm are the technology stocks to buy for 2012, Canaccord Genuity analysts say, while Netflix and Research In Motion are to be avoided.
UBS raised its sector view on semiconductors in a report on Monday from 'neutral' to 'positive' and upgraded a handful of stocks within the sector to 'buy' from 'neutral'.
Stocks staged a strong comeback in the final hour of trading Monday, cutting their losses by more than half, following a report that the Greek finance minister official said the debt-ridden nation may be close to a deal with its international lenders, according to Reuters. Still, stocks ended lower, snapping a five-day winning streak.
Stocks closed lower for the third session Tuesday after shrugging off the latest Fed minutes even as some officials raised the possibility of further easing and following news that Moody's downgraded Ireland's rating, raising more contagion fears.
Stocks shaved their gains Tuesday after Fed officials raised the possibility of further easing if economic growth continues to slow and following news that Moody's downgraded Ireland's rating.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 17.
Stocks closed down, although off the lows of the day, as tech stocks dragged down the market amid high oil prices and continued turmoil in the Middle East. Alcoa and Intel sank, while McDonald's gained.
Stocks eased losses in the final hour of trading, although remained lower, as tech stocks fell particularly hard amid high oil prices and continued turmoil in the Middle East. Alcoa and Intel fell, while 3M rose.