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Consumer demand has been the driver so far but analysts expect large businesses to join in as they ramp up their IT spending in the second half of the year.
A new generation of well-educated, tech-savvy owners are launching gourmet street food trucks around the country.
Fears of global economic contagion sent the markets falling for the second day in a row, pushing the Dow below 10,000. But Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and Craig Hodges, co-portfolio manager at The Hodges Fund said they still remain bullish on the markets.
As the argument over whether states should impose sales tax on all online purchases heats up, a government organization released a report showing how much revenue each state could shave off its deficit if it imposed taxes on all Web and catalog sales.
How this Internet giant is laying the groundwork in the People’s Republic.
After a sharp selloff last week, techs saw a strong comeback on Monday with the Nasdaq rising almost 5 percent. Will the sector lead the markets out of a correction? Ted Moore, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, and Ronald Gruia, principal telecom analyst at Frost & Sullivan, discussed their best picks.
I guess what I'm trying to say is that when you look at growth prospects and solid financial performers; tech ought to be the new destination when investors are looking to fly to some quality locale.
Today Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski laid out plans to establish the FCC's authority to regulate broadband. Genachowski wants to ensure an "open Internet" and prohibit "unreasonable discrimination" by broadband providers against certain websites. He's not issuing laws or mandating so-called net neutrality today -- at this point he's simply looking to secure the commission's direct authority.
Cable company stocks fell Thursday after a new policy was announced by the Federal Communications Commission, two analysts told CNBC.
Better corporate profits and economic news could keep the market humming, as long as the slow fuse on the Greek debt situation doesn't end with a bang.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Starbucks and Chipotle popped while Qualcomm and Ebay dropped.
Stocks pulled off a gain Thursday as comments from a European official offered some relief on the Greece front. Consumer-discretionary stocks were the day's best performer, along with materials and industrials.
The company is facing increasing pressure from publishers, and lots of competition from a slew of e-readers on the market, and many, many more that are headed to market, not the least of which are devices from Apple and Sony .
Greece, the story stock traders love to hate, is getting a lot of attention today. The talk is now changing from "the IMF is going to get involved" to "a restructuring is looking increasingly likely for bondholders."
Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off a drop in jobless claims, focusing instead on some weak corporate outlooks. Nokia and eBay tumbled.
The 2 year Greek bond is over 11 percent; seems like IMF bailout is inevitable. Stocks in Greece are down 3 percent; Portugal and Spain are down 3 percent. The U.S. dollar is stronger, commodities are lower. Qualcomm and eBay are both down nearly 10 percent. Then there's the IPOs...
U.S. stock index futures were lower ahead of the open Thursday as investors looked to the next batch of corporate earnings to give direction to the trading day.
The Dow clawed back in late trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom shares continued to drag.
The online auction site's shares tumbled in late trading Wednesday after its profit outlook for current quarter fell far short of estimates and it handed in a full-year outlook that also disappointed.
Did Apple ring the bell for the top of this market? That’s the question on the Fast Money desk after a string of tech names failed to dazzle.