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You could call it the Apple economy. The cult of Apple has spawned dozens of companies dedicated partly or entirely to supporting the company's line of groundbreaking products, creating a multi-billion dollar business for everything from battery chargers to carrying cases.
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The Dow and S&P soared on Monday as investors bet Washington's Freddie and Fannie bailout will stabilize the housing market and ease the credit crisis.
Financials helped the Dow pull off a nearly 300-point gain Monday but techs limped to the finish line as nagging worries about a global economic slump found their way back into the market.
Apple Inc. shares fell as much as 5 percent on Monday ahead of a highly anticipated event on Tuesday when the maker of the Mac, iPod and iPhone is expected to roll out a new iPod Nano and may give an update on iPhone sales.
Uri Landesman at ING Investment Management sees plenty of upside for stocks from technology and global metals companies.
Yet this time around, it seems to me that Apple is laboring to manufacture the magic. Investor expectations have been ratcheting up at fever pitch for four straight years. It's simply getting more difficult to wow them every time.
Both the bulls and the bears can claim to be happy so far today. We have had a rally, and no less than TWO attempts to sell into it. Stocks are holding modest gains so far.
Twice each year, Standard and Poor's runs a stock screen, designed to find stocks that Warren Buffett might find attractive based on his general investment philosophy. The new list has just been released. Guess what well-known name is missing this time around. (Pay no attention to the picture on the left.)
Stocks ended their worst week in months with modest gains on Friday, as bargain-hunting offset a government report showing further deterioration in the U.S. labor market.
The big debate is what is going on with hedge funds, and what they may do in the fourth quarter. Everyone agrees that many funds have deleveraged and are sitting on large piles of cash. What will they do with it?
Palm and Research In Motion may have been heading in different directions recently, but they're both trying to keep pace with a new breed of competitors in the rapidly evolving smartphone market. If their new devices and products in development are any measure, both companies seem determined to protect their turf.
"I see a recipe for a wipeout," says celebrated contrarian investor Bill Fleckenstein about the tech trade.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Dow fell on Tuesday, despite a steep decline in the price of oil. Also investors hammered energy and materials companies. Has the commodity bubble popped?
After spending the first half of the year as a bear, Noah Blackstein finds himself overcome by optimism -- and for stock-picking purposes, it's about technology.
Shares of RIMM fell about 8% on the week. Buying the dip might seem like a no-brainer but there may be more here than meets the eye.
Stocks declined Friday as Dell shook up techs and Gustav rattled the market. But, as the summer came to a close, some analysts are seeing a silver lining in the clouds.
Stocks declined Friday after weak results from Dell and a jump in oil prices.