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.
EBay beat, but in the parlance of this company's past performance, only managed to hit on one side of its historical, beat "and raise" equation.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 21.
Stocks wobbled in mid-afternoon trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom stocks continued to drag.
Like Yahoo, the worst might very well now be in eBay's rear view mirror, and that's good. But like Yahoo, eBay's growth and return for investors may not be as robust as other players in its sector specifically, and other players in tech more generally, and that's not so good.
Stocks pushed higher Wednesday, led by techs and banks as optimism about the economic recovery gained strength and worries about the Goldman Sach charges subsided.
The bond markets have been garnering a lot of attention in recent months. How should investors get involved and what should they watch for? Marilyn Cohen, president of Envision Capital, shared her insights.