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The big spenders on technology—businesses and government agencies—buy about 75 percent of the computing goods and services sold worldwide. Yet it is increasingly evident they are not driving the new ideas, excitement and powerhouse technology companies in ascent these days. The New York Times reports.
As the Maloof brothers contemplate moving the Kings franchise out of Sacramento and into Anaheim, would they be better off considering other cities as possible NBA destinations?
With the average price of regular gasoline now hovering near $3.80 a gallon nationally, prices at the pump are nearly a dollar higher than a year ago. For the average American who drives about about 15,000 miles a year and uses roughly 750 gallons of gas annually, that dollar increase per gallon has eaten about a $750 hole into the household budget per car.
One analyst thinks so. As ThinkEquity's Aaron Kessler explains, it's less about the e-reader pricing and more about e-book sales.
I’m beginning to think Netflix is a roll-of-the-dice business model: Keep tossing money at it hoping that everything eventually will hit. And maybe it will.
The 2012-ers have pulled together archaeology, New Age spirituality, UFO stories about extraterrestrial, and left-field understandings about science to produce a prophecy that something Really Big will happen on December 21, 2012. Read our FAQ — everything you need to know about Apocalypse 2012.
Taxes are a necessary burden but in some states, they're becoming so financially unbearable, they're pushing some residents and companies out.
Home gamers should buy these names on any weakness, the "Mad Money" host said.
Morgan Stanley raised its price target on the stock, stating investors are underestimating the shift to e-commerce.
With the Dow in striking distance of a bull market high, chatter on the Street had everything to do with the potential of a significant breakout as soon as Thursday.
Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty. AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.
The initial public offerings slated for this week were set to raise around $1.1 billion, according to IPOscoop.com, but it’s looking like the number will be much higher come Friday’s close.
Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.
Is the market really marching higher? Or are recent gains all about window dressing into the end of the quarter?
Stocks ended just off the highs of the day Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple of weak economic reports, as energy and telecom gained. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.
Stocks gained Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple weak economic reports, as energy and retail stocks moved higher.
Measuring the benefits of dividend payments is a balancing act. For tech companies, it’s a matter of whether the valuation support that dividends provide justifies the implicit admission that their organic growth opportunities are limited.
Again, investors were not willing to put money to work in the financials. In fact, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley are near their 2011 lows.
The U.S. is suffering through a debt binge and it’s now going through deleveraging, which dampens economic growth, said Allison Deans, senior advisor at Varick Asset Management and CNBC contributor.
Stocks added to modest gains amid light volume and weak economic news as the quarter end neared. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.