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Semiconductor stocks have been trying to break to higher levels — and options traders appear optimistic that they will succeed. Take the Semiconductor HOLDRS (SMH) ETF, for instance...
Traders were buying calls in Micron Technology for the second day in a row right after the opening bell Wednesday, following a federal court ruling in California that halted a patent infringement case brought by rival Rambus.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. Clorox, Time Warner Cable and Fidelity National Financial were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.
With fewer and fewer companies willing to offer revenue guidance, how can an analyst provide investors with insights that are smart and well informed?
Options activity spiked early Tuesday for Micron Technology, which has been rallying in the face of a dismal outlook in the chip industry. This morning, right out of the gate, the MU March 4 calls lit up OptionMonster's tracking systems, as buyers jumped in to snap up more than the open interest...
Another day, another round of corporate layoffs. Liz Claiborne and PNC Financial Services became the latest companies to announce job cuts on Tuesday
One month into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has gone up a bit since 2009 began, but is still down from where it was at the end of November. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Monday's rally in the Nasdaq? Yeah, that won't last.
It could be the end of an era when it comes to corporate earnings. Fewer and fewer companies are offering revenue guidance.
Stocks started off February mixed as banks took a hit from worries about the so-called "bad bank" plan, while techs got a boost from anticipation that they will benefit from government spending on tech and telecom infrastructure.
Having a tough time sifting through the technology names? Find out which tech stock Pete Najarian just put on his radar!
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan, while a big Wall Street firm has further job cuts in store, according to reports.
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan and the economy.
Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported today the pace of tech industry job cuts jumped 167 percent in the second half of 2008, with computer, electronics and telecom firms slashing 186,995 jobs in 2008. It's the highest total since the 228,325 job cuts in 2003. And January is shaping up to be equally brutal.
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
When the Super Bowl airs on NBC this Sunday a lot of people will be paying more attention to the commercials than the game itself, and this year those ads will be entering a whole new dimension.
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
While Americans stock up on beer, Buffalo wings and pizza for their Super Bowl parties, marketers are hoping consumers pick up one more item this year: their 3-D glasses. Several big companies are building promotional campaigns around the big game to push new technology and programming options.
"I have this gut feeling that if we retest (the low) we're going to go through it because the world economy is in shambles," says one stock market pro.