Technology stocks have underperformed since the fourth quarter and tech is where investors should be putting their money, said Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday, but the Dow rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat analysts' estimates. How should investors be positioned? Jerry Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates shared their market insights.
Technology is still the place for investors and I still like the longer-term prospects for the sector, said Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management. He discussed his outlook on the sector.
Over the decades, legions of microchip companies have found themselves reeling, even wiped out financially, from trying to produce some of the most complex objects made by humans for the lowest possible price. Now, the chip wars are about to become even more bloody.
U.S. stocks posted their best weekly gain since November 6, 2009, led to the upside by the S&P 500 index, rising 3.13%. Industrial and material stocks were among the best performers this week.
Atheros Communication’s shares are up more than 170 percent for the year, outperforming the semiconductor index. The semiconductor firm beat Street in fourth quarter earnings and their revenue is up 89 percent from the year prior, reaching a new record. Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets shared his outlook for the company.
Warren Buffett eased the throttle on energy while Bill Ackman had less on Target. George Soros and John Paulson loaded up on financials, while Carl Icahn backed off on Yahoo but jumped into Take Two.
It's an easy mistake to make: Believing technology nowadays only focuses on a narrow, decidedly younger swath of the market. But companies dissing the Baby Boomer set do so at their own peril.
Stocks rallied Tuesday after a better-than-expected manufacturing report and some decent earnings reports. Merck and Chevron led the Dow. Kraft was the biggest drag.
Stocks ended a volatile week with wild swings Friday as China's surprise tightening of its lending standards rattled global markets. Techs rallied, delivering the Nasdaq its best week since early January. All three major indexes snapped a four-week losing streak.Investors, keen to play the dips, retreated to one of their safe plays — technology. The Dow snapped a four-week winning streak, while the Nasdaq had its best week since early January.
U.S. stocks snapped four weeks of consecutive losses, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite, posting a gain of 1.98%. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below the 10,000-mark, its lowest close since November 4, 2009.
A surprise move by China to cool down their overheated economy triggered broad selling, Friday. So why do some market pros say, 'It's all baked into the cake!'
Lockstep with Boomer aging, established industries are about to grow exponentially, and new wealth will be created by enterprises yet to be conceived.
“This is a crazy, ridiculous period,” the Mad Money host said. Here is how you survive it.
The Dow surged more than 100 points on Thursday cheered by word that European leaders had sealed a deal to provide financial aid to Greece.
Maybe I'm just too jaded to believe this is all about the "Do no evil" company trying to protect human rights in China, and now Iran, but somehow I believe there's something far more complex going on here.
A federal grand jury in New York has returned a new indictment against hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam and former consultant Danielle Chiesi, sharply raising the stakes in what authorities had already called the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history.
This group is enjoying a secular growth move, Cramer says, not a cyclical one. And Wall Street is missing the whole thing.
With some Super Bowl ads generating a great deal of buzz, is there a trade to be had?
Intel's no stranger to advertising on big time professional sports. I remember years ago watching the NBA playoffs, blown away that this esoteric chipmaker so important to us in Silicon Valley was actually trying to "brand" itself outside of geekdom.