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Twice each year, Standard and Poor's runs a stock screen, designed to find stocks that Warren Buffett might find attractive based on his general investment philosophy. The new list has just been released. Guess what well-known name is missing this time around. (Pay no attention to the picture on the left.)
Patrick Cunningham of Manning & Napier says your best buys now are big-cap stocks. He might know: his 5-star Manning & Napier Pro-Blend fund is up 10.15 percent over the past five years.
Medal Round - Day 6: With only days to go before the end of our World Markets Olympics Challenge, the USA seems to be pulling away. Switzerland has pulled back into second and Australia is in third. Who will finish the week strong and grab a medal?
Autodesk posted a quarterly profit slightly above its own forecast as revenue gained 18 percent, and issued a forecast that was above many analyst estimates, lifting its shares by 7 percent.
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A week from today, LucasFilm and Warner Bros. will unleash "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," the latest installment of the Star Wars money-making machine. And with it comes the spotlight on cool technologies.
About a month ago, I ran a Tech stock screen for a story Dennis Kneale was doing on air looking at companies that had been beaten up but had high earnings forecasts. Now with Apple and Amazon reporting today, I thought it would be interesting to see how these stock have performed.
Inflation data and some retailers' earnings are the big headlines ahead of Tuesday's opening bell. Home Depot, Target and Macy's all report early in the day. Traders will be watching to see whether the producer price index due out in the morning, shows the same trend as the consumer price index last week - an unexpected pickup in inflation.
Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 1)
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
Wall Street has little to look for in terms of economic data Friday, but there could be spillover from Thursday's scaredy-cat markets.
Good morning everyone. Here's a look at the current standings on our finalist leaderboard--as we head into the last week of the contest. Steven Lee (pictured) holds onto first place--and he's taking a rather conservative approach by remaining all in cash and hoping that Serge Amelyan's all-in bet on Terra Industries doesn't pan out. Serge moves back into 2nd place from 4th on his Intuit trade up on strong earnings.
Good morning all. Big changes on the leaderboard for the contest finals. Steven Lee (that's his picture) jumps from 12th place on Wednesday to take the lead by gaining $182K with Acxiom Corp. which was up 18.08% Thursday. And Mary Williams continues her climb from 4th place Wednesday to take 2nd place--with another big gain on Ctrip.com that added $87K to her portfolio. Serge Amelyan falls into 4th place from first and Stephen Luchko is down in 6th place from 2nd.
Autodesk reported a 17% rise in quarterly sales due to strong revenue growth in emerging markets and new software products.
This week has been all about innovation. From MacWorld, to the Consumer Electronics Show, to the Detroit Auto Show, companies from every corner of the market are trying to show the world that they are ahead of the technology curve. For the tech sector, the question is how to turn gadgets into real growth. Vince Gallagher – portfolio manager at Needham Growth Fund – was a guest on “Squawk on the Street.”