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Stocks had one of their worst opening days ever after getting slammed by $100 oil and bad news for manufacturing and the credit industry.
Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for Advanced Micro Devices, Banc of America kicks the company when it's down, right in the teeth. And the report is sending a shudder through all of big-cap chip stocks.
Understanding the performance of the stock market in 2007 comes down to one word: subprime.
This past year was a busy one for tech, including Apple's iPhone release; Halo 3; Xbox vs. Wii vs. PlayStation; HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray: Google's new mobile strategy; Intel's surge at AMD's expense; all things wireless; Oracle and Microsoft's blockbuster earnings; Yahoo's CEO shakeup; VMWare's IPO; the ongoing shake-up at Dell; and of course my favorite: Star Wars celebrating its 30th anniversary.
A contrarian investment strategy known as "Dogs of the Dow" has been a laggard this year, pulled down by Citigroup, one of the biggest casualties of the subprime credit meltdown.
Steel was the story in '07 as global demand skyrocketed. But will it continue in '08?
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Apple's stock crossed $200 per share Wednesday, but settled back. Today, a kind of two-steps-forward-one-step-back approach, as Apple blows through $200 with a lot more conviction. Will it finally close above the psychologically, financially important plateau?
A last minute buying spree on Wall Street could give the stock market a surprise bounce before the end of the year. "I think we're in for a real ramp up," says Jim Cramer.
I hope you had a chance to read my 8 for '08 blog predictions. Here now is what I've done for the TV side of CNBC, in using the ole 'crystal ball. A couple of them you'll find similar, but there are plenty that are different. Enjoy!
Talk about a tale of two companies: The market's punishment on Palm was swift and harsh and it comes just a day ahead of what should be decidedly better news from another smart phone maker, Research in Motion.
Momentum is building in wireless. Who are the winners if sales of the iPhone and other handheld devices surge in 2008?
The Federal Reserve cut two key interest rates by a quarter point, disappointing financial markets, which were hoping for a half-point cut. Can you profit from it?
With Apple Inc. touching a new, all-time high today on its way to $200 a share, and Hewlett-Packard raising estimates for 2008, there's word that troubles in Hollywood could mean big-time opportunity in Silicon Valley.
Come tomorrow, we get the next salvo fired in the HD DVD vs. Blu-ray saga when Universal Studios Home Entertainment lets loose the last leg of the Jason Bourne trilogy, "The Bourne Ultimatum" on HD DVD. We'll also get the new boxed Jason Bourne Collection.
Shares of major Asian memory chip makers jumped on Thursday, buoyed by a strong performance in U.S. tech shares, reports of DRAM price rises and hopes that a year-long fall in computer memory prices has finally hit bottom
While some economists are calling for a recession, chips stocks led by Intel (INTC) surged on Wednesday. What’s it all mean?
Stocks posted their biggest gains in a week even though a series of strong economic reports cast doubts about whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week.
Dell is giving its investors a long-overdue gift in the form of a $10 billion stock buyback authorized by the company's board this morning. That should mitigate some of what could be contentious comments at the company's shareholder meeting later today. Or should it?
Stocks closed sharply lower as worries about the mortgage market and broader economy triggered selling among nervous investors ahead of the holiday shopping season.