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A subtle change in the technological climate is clearing the skies over a couple of high-tech firms and their stocks, according to David Lutz. The Stifel, Nicolaus Capital Markets managing director told CNBC how it works.
Money is moving out of commodities and into growth cyclicals such as technology and financials in anticipation of an economic recovery in the second half of 2009.
I don't get it. I wish I did, but when it comes to Apple, I just don't get it. Shares have been ebbing and flowing with little rhyme or reason since the end of last year, and it continues. Heading into last week's earrings, they rallied.
With only a couple of days left in April, the markets have had a great month so far. The major US indices are up 5% or more month-to-date. Here are some stats for the month and what history has shown for the rest of year when April finishes strong.
The pressure was on the world's largest chipmaker and judging by the company's outlook, Intel did not disappoint. The company reported 25 cents a share in EPS on $9.67 billion, essentially in line with Wall Street expectations.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks logged another lackluster session Thursday in the wake of Tuesday's spectacular rally as the market digested a mixed bag of economic data and a congressional hearing on the Bear Stearns bailout.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after a larger-than-expected rise in weekly jobless claims.
407,000 initial jobless claims is the highest since the 425,000 reading of Sept 16, 2005. Disappointing. Futures dropped 8 points, bonds rallied. Continuing concerns over writedowns of European banks caused a brief rally in the dollar, but the poor jobless claims has taken much of the gains out.
Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of computer memory chips, on Wednesday posted a wider quarterly loss as revenue fell and costs rose amid a persistent slump in memory chip prices.
Stocks finished slight lower Wednesday as the financial-driven rally that kicked off the quarter Tuesday lost steam. Energy, retail and chips finished mostly higher.
Stocks wobbled at the open Wednesday as the market looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow, for direction.
The options market is gearing up to take advantage of what may be a huge run in Rambus stock following the chip maker's court victory this week.
Stocks tumbled Friday, after an initial jump, following news that J.P. Morgan Chase and the New York Federal Reserve are jumping in to help Bear Stearns.
A massive sell-off ends in a paltry 45-point drop on the Dow. Is that reason to sell or celebrate on Wednesday? Find out in the Word on the Street.
Stocks declined Tuesday, with financials taking a beating after news of more fallout from the subprime mess at Citigroup. Energy stocks also fell as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday after dismal corporate news about Intel and Citigroup.
Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.
U.S. stock index futures pointed lower Tuesday, with no major data expected and with corporate news adding to investors' gloomy mood.
Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of memory chips, and smaller rival Nanya Technology have signed an agreement on technology licensing and a possible chip joint venture, sources from both companies said.