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Durable goods orders for June due Wednesday could have as much directional sway with stocks as the flood of earnings news coming from companies like Boeing, Conoco Phillips and Comcast.
The world of hackers can be roughly divided into three groups. “Black hats” break into corporate computer systems for fun and profit, while the “white hats” help companies stop their disruptive counterparts. But it is the third group, the “gray hats,” that are the most vexing for companies. The NYT explains.
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Stocks tumbled Thursday and selling accelerated in the final minutes of trading as investors worried about two events coming Friday — a German vote on the EU bailout and options expiration. The Dow and S&P both lost 3.6%, while the Nasdaq fell over 4%. A key gauge of volatility spiked more than 25%.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower opening after oscillating ahead of trading Thursday, as major European indexes shed early-morning gains.
Traders are starting to speculate about the tech security trade in the wake of a hotly anticipated deal.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a wave of fears about exposure to riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, May 5.
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Traders were snapping up calls in McAfee yesterday ahead of its earnings report this week amid rumors that the company might be a takeover target.
The Nasdaq is currently up significantly since the March lows of 2009, but still well below the all-time highs of 10 years ago. Does it have further room to run—and where should investors put their money? Kevin Landis, portfolio manager at The Firsthand Funds, and Richard Parower, portfolio manager at J&W Seligman, discussed their outlooks.
Markets rose after a lower open on Tuesday amid some profit taking on this 1-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows. Patrick Becker, chief investment officer at Becker Capital Management, and Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s, said there's still further room for growth.
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What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Most users don’t protect their phones the way they protect their PCs, which is naive. "Today the money is in figuring out how to secure mobile devices and networks, so you’ll see tons of players in it and tons of players benefiting.”
With security and cyber-security grabbing the headlines twice in two weeks, is investment in the space about to surge?