Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as investors gear up for the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and turn more bullish on remarks made by President Obama in his State of the Union address.
With shares of Qualcomm up 16% over the past 3 months, how should you game this stock into – and in the wake of – earnings.
Why the "Mad Money" host will be listening to these earnings reports in particular.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. With apologies to Charles Dickens, that classic line written in 1859 aptly describes these two tech stocks now!
As the largest chipmaker in the world, Intel has been a proxy for strength in the tech sector, but lately the stock has lagged. Will earnings put this company back on top?
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Not only could these companies be taken out, Cramer said the fundamentals are good too.
The barrage of reports from strategists on what investors should expect in 2011 has finally subsided and now, Birinyi Associates has issued a report on the reports. In a brief paper called, “Themes and Stocks for 2011” Birinyi analysts have waded through the verbiage of Wall Street’s strategists and came away with a few nuggets of note.
Stocks ended mixed, but off the lows of the session, amid rekindled European debt worries and as investors awaited the start of the earnings season.
Stocks pared some of their earlier losses as tech stocks gained, but remained under pressure for a third straight session Monday amid rekindled European worries and as investors awaited the start of the earnings season. AT&T and DuPont fell, while BofA rose.
The Consumer Electronics Show proved to be a lot more vibrant than I expected. The buzz going in was that everything was “me, too,” and nothing innovative would be being shown. Instead, the press conferences jumped the gun and were early by a day, and the show itself was mobbed. It turned out to be a banner year for product introductions and excitement.
These are the earnings reports and data points to watch.
Considering gold broke below its December low of $1360, did the bubble just pop? Find out why Dennis Gartman says no way!
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Semi stocks hit new 52 week highs this week after Qualcomm announced a deal to acquire Atheros.
While much of the market was focused on weakness in the Dow and S&P 500, the Fast traders were very impressed by gains in the semiconductor space.
Shares in Arm Holdings rose as 13 per cent in early London trading on Thursday after Microsoft announced overnight that the UK-based group’s chip designs would feature in a new version of the Windows operating system. The FT reports.
In anticipation of a strong recovery the Fast gang thinks companies with cash on the balance sheet will start putting their money to work.
Stocks closed at new multi-year highs Wednesday to new multi-year highs as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.