Greenlight Capital, David Einhorn's hedge fund firm, gained 7.9 percent in the second quarter, according to a letter sent to investors Friday.» Read More
Stocks of SunEdison and Conn's jumped Tuesday on news that David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital had opened new positions in them.
In a letter to investors David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital said he's witnessing a tech bubble and has bet against a number of momentum stocks.
Doing the same kinds of research for each stock in your portfolio? You may be making a huge mistake.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: BofA, Micron, Global Payments
*S&P 500 rises in Q1 for its fifth straight quarterly gain. NEW YORK, March 31- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 ending both March and the first quarter of 2014 with moderate gains, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen relieved concerns about a rate hike coming earlier than expected.
*S&P on track for fifth straight quarterly advance. NEW YORK, March 31- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 on track to end the first quarter of 2014 with slight gains, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen calmed concerns about a rate hike coming earlier than expected. Micron Tech climbed 7.2 percent to $23.48 while Oracle Corp added 3.6 percent to $40.98.
April could be the cruelest month for stocks so far this year if warmer weather doesn't reverse a trend of weaker economic data.
NEW YORK, March 30- U.S. stock investors will take their cues this week from March jobs data and diplomacy to defuse East-West tensions over Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. When trading begins on Monday, investors will keep an eye on developments involving Russia and Ukraine.
NEW YORK, March 28- If hiring picked up in March at a healthy pace, that could convince U.S. stock investors next week that the economy's recent setbacks caused by the weather were only temporary. Wall Street will get more data on the broader economy next week as well.
Catalysts in the week ahead have the potential to take down the market in a serious way. Really
Sony is counting on the boom in smartphones and the market's voracious appetite for megapixels to drive growth in its image sensor business.
TOKYO, March 25- Sony Corp is counting on the boom in smartphones and the market's voracious appetite for megapixels- vital to better quality video calls and "selfies"- to sustain the double-digit revenue growth in its image sensor business. Sony expects its sales of imaging sensor chips to jump 16 percent to 360 billion yen in the year ending this month.
NEW YORK, March 24- Greenlight Capital Inc, the hedge fund overseen by David Einhorn, said on Monday it has unmasked the identity of an anonymous blogger who disclosed Greenlight's stake in a semiconductor company, and dropped a lawsuit to force website Seeking Alpha to reveal the blogger's name.
Greenlight capital says it has identified the blogger who disclosed the firm's stake in Micron Technology before it was officially announced.
March 24- Micron Technology Inc:. *Greenlight capital says has identified blogger who disclosed firm's stake in. Micron Technology Inc is dropping legal challenge.
TOKYO, March 18- When Japan Display Inc lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, it will bring vindication- and $1.6 billion in cash- for a government-backed restructuring effort after other high-stakes attempts to help chipmakers flopped.
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.
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.