*Global hunter raises Baker Hughes Inc price target to $49 from $42. *Global hunter raises Ensco PLC price target to $69 from $67. *Global hunter cuts Flotek Industries Inc price target to $16 from $18.
*Jefferies raises Atwood Oceanics Inc price target to $58 from $56;. *Jefferies cuts Basic Energy Services Inc price target to $10 from. *Jefferies cuts Precision Drilling Corp price target to $10 from $11;.
Microsoft’s launch of its first-ever computer, in the form of a tablet called ‘Surface’, marks a major shift by the tech giant into the hardware space, as it seeks to replicate the success enjoyed by rival Apple, technology analysts tell CNBC.
“Fundamentally, the market belongs much lower, but everybody thinks the Fed’s extending Operation Twist or will pull something else out of its hat,” says market strategist Peter Boockvar.
Technology stocks landed front and center on Thursday. Although Goldman Sachs warned investors to be cautious of the space, the Fast pros see plenty of opportunity.
Reshaping a time-worn narrative isn't easy. Social revolutions rarely are, especially when you're a woman trying to break into the boys' club that is Silicon Valley. But an emerging class of early-stage tech start-up executives is helping dispel the notion that there isn't a leading role for them in the male-dominated valley.
Taiwan's struggling computer makers will use next week's Computex show to promote a new generation of ultra-thin laptops.
Job cuts jumped by 53 percent in May from April, with Hewlett-Packard's layoffs propelling the computer industry to the top spot among the biggest job cutters this year, a report by consultancy firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas showed.
Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg made her first post-IPO public appearance today. In a speech at Harvard Business School, she asked the newly-minted MBAs to pitch in and help Facebook’s bottom line.
Oil prices rallied early Tuesday before dropping below $99 per barrel, leading commodities trader Dan Dicker to look for a strategy that works.
As oil prices slipped Friday, commodities trader Dan Dicker saw opportunity in oil-services plays.
With year's end just a month away, relative strength is one of the best tools we have to identify stocks that are likely to beat the market in 2012.
With the price of Brent crude “sticky,” MercBloc’s Dan Dicker has his eye on some oil services companies that he thinks are undervalued.
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A few years ago, I pointed out in a column that the cost of insuring the US government against a default in the credit derivatives market, had risen above that of McDonalds, the US fast food company, for the first time, the FT's Gillian Tett writes.
Two big deals last week — Google’s takeover bid for Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard’s purchase of Autonomy — underscored the growing influence of boutique investment banks. The New York Times reports.
With no fresh U.S. economic data to rattle markets Friday, traders are bracing for another ill wind from Europe.
Weekly jobless claims and consumer inflation data will catch the attention of markets Thursday, as investors continue to assess the damage done in last week's market storm.
Now that Europe's one-day summit is out of the way, the market focus may shift back to the U.S. economy and what is bothering stocks.
Rupert Murdoch's growing phone-hacking scandal continues to be the media story of the moment.