Even if it isn't a bubble, the tech sector has had a pretty big run, and it might be time to look at some cautious ways to target tech-stock returns.» Read More
March 10- A Chinese state-owned company offered to buy Montage Technology Group, a Shanghai- based chipmaker, in a deal valued at about $600 million, roughly four months after failing to buy rival RDA Microelectronics Inc.
NEW YORK, March 6- Think back to the devices you had at the turn of the 21st century. "We'll take your word for it," said Tracy Kirkham, a partner in the San Francisco firm Cooper& Kirkham, one of the plaintiffs' attorneys. It led to a series of lawsuits that were grouped together in 2007 in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- When big name U.S. hedge fund managers disclosed their fourth-quarter stock holdings last week, a couple of exchange-traded fund companies took particular note. Global X Funds and AlphaClone LLC both offer ETFs that mimic the stock picks of high-priced hedge funds.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- Small investors who have longed to benefit from the brains of top hedge fund managers can now purchase those same stock picks without paying hefty fees or tying up a large amount of money.
Doing the same kinds of research for each stock in your portfolio? You may be making a huge mistake.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' stock surge likely has a big victim: David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital.
BOSTON, Jan 22- Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital ranked among last year's best performers, has taken new positions in Micron Technology Inc and BP Plc, both of which he praised in a letter to investors for practices focused on returning cash to shareholders.
BOSTON, Jan 22- Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital ranked among last year's best performers, said he had taken new stakes in BP Plc, Anadarko Petroleum Corp and Micron Technology Inc. The fund returned 19.5 percent last year.
Earnings season heats up this week, and the results actually could mean something this time.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray, provides insight on her firm's upgrade on JC Penney.
Doug Freedman, RBC analyst, explains why he thinks the timing of his call on Micron Technology "was poor." To get long the stock, you want to wait until the stock sees a more normal pricing dynamic.
Stocks ended mixed on Wednesday following the prior day's jump.
NEW YORK, Jan 8- The S&P 500 dipped on Wednesday as minutes from the U.S. Minutes of the Fed's Dec. 17-18 meeting, after which the U.S. central bank announced its decision to begin trimming its monthly bond purchases, showed Fed officials were careful to tread lightly as they embarked on the tapering process.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
*Forest Labs shares rise; will buy peer Aptalis. NEW YORK, Jan 8- The Dow and the S&P 500 declined modestly on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting, while Micron's strong results helped boost the Nasdaq.
*Forest Labs shares rise; will buy peer Aptalis. NEW YORK, Jan 8- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting, while strong results from Micron helped boost the Nasdaq.
*Forest Labs shares rise; will buy peer Aptalis. Most Dow components were trading lower, with declines in IBM, Procter& Gamble and McDonald's weighing the most on the price-weighted index. "ADP's number is consistent with other labor numbers we have gotten," said Guy Berger, U.S. economist at RBS Securities in Stamford, Connecticut.
*Forest Labs shares rise; will buy peer Aptalis. NEW YORK, Jan 8- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 posted its largest gain in three weeks and after a report showed private sector payrolls rose the most in 13 months.
Micron reported higher profit in the first quarter, helped by strong sales at its Elpida business and a recovery in chip prices.