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On a week dominated by earnings, the economic stimulus plan and discussions over a government-run "bad bank," the major US markets were flat to negative on the week. The Dow and S&P 500 marked their worst January on record, each dropping over 8% for the month.
In Silicon Valley, tech startups are finding seed money—and discovering the advantages of launching during a recession.
After Verizon surprised the Street with fewer than expected wireless customers, what’s the wireless trade going forward?
Qualcomm hasn't been able to break higher, and now traders are using options to play the downside. QCOM stock is down 1.2 percent Monday to $36.14 as of this writing. Here's the big trade of the day...
The Dow fell on Friday after government data showed the labor market deteriorated further in December, raising investor concerns about the outlook for profits and a deepening recession.
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If you’re a tech investors you might want to keep a close on the CES show. We’re hearing some things….
CES will be something of a preview of what’s to come for the consumer electronics industry this year. Less will have to be more, as revenue and investment shrink while buyers and profits become scarce.
Traders were snapping up calls in Ciena as the networking company's shares jumped more than 18 percent yesterday.
The bulls outweigh the bears on options trading for Cisco Systems, a day before the networking company is to unveil new consumer products and initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Brent Wilsey has a simple guideline for the new year: He thinks investors should put their money into companies whose returns will improve at least 30 percent in 2009. Easier said than done, you say? The president of Wilsey Asset Management has three stock picks that fit the bill.
Is technology the hot sector to watch in 2009? Find out where the Fast Money traders see some tailwinds!
Cisco Systems, the dominant provider of the digital pipes that run the Internet, is making a big play in digital entertainment, the New York Times reports.
For several components of the tech sector, Wall Street analysts believe 2009 will be a year of transition. The first half will be painful, the second half slightly better, but the real recovery won’t occur until 2010.Here's the outlook for four key sectors.
Traders are decidedly bullish on Microsoft options Tuesday after a positive report from Oppenheimer. The average daily volume in November for MSFT was 80,000 calls per day, but 49,000 contracts changed hands in the first hour of trading today alone.
Remember the Million Dollar Man? Well, Barack Obama is laying groundwork for a stimulus package that could make him the Trillion Dollar Man!
The Dow stumbled on Monday, roiled by worries about how big a bite the global financial crisis has taken from banks' profits and fallout from a massive investment fraud scheme.
The Fast Money Four take a look at Electronic Arts in afterhours trading, the Apple rumor of iPhones being sold at Wal-Mart and the effect of President-elect Barack Obama's infrastructure plans on tech stocks.
As the US economy "officially" enters recession, the markets slide about 2% for the week, but staged a comeback on Friday after absorbing the worst job loss since 1974. The Dow traded in an almost 570 point range.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Lockheed Martin and Saks popped while Alcoa dropped.