Given Apple’s stellar start to 2012, investors may be comfortable going all in on the tech giant. Concentrated exposure, however, can create headaches. In the event of an Apple slip-up, these exchange-traded funds can help nervous investors defend themselves against future rocky conditions.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning’s early movers:
“Oracle isn’t terribly cheap anymore,” says trader Tim Seymour. “And around $31 (where the stock traded in the after market) the stock runs into resistance."
Discussing whether the market will continue to trade higher in 2012, and what stocks you should pick up now, with Keith Trauner, Good Haven Fund portfolio manager and Bob Froehlich, The Hartford chief investment strategist. They also share their favorite stock picks.
Are you one of the more than 700 million people who downloaded the mobile game, "Angry Birds?" Tuong Nguyen, Gartner Mobile Gaming analyst, says the mobile gaming industry could grow to a $17 billion market by 2015.
When it comes to offering online maps to their users, some companies have been leaving Google Maps and setting out for less familiar territory.
Apple bulls may not like this. Widely followed investor Doug Kass sees similarities between Apple and a stock that, until recently, has been dead money.
Up and down Wall Street investors are talking about Apple’s decision to return cash to shareholders in the form of a dividend. Will the move compel others to do the same?
Oracle’s stock is a “hold,” analyst Robert Breza told CNBC, but the company still needs to grow.
If you’re among those investors buying Apple because it’s now a dividend paying stock, the Fast Money pros think you’ve got it wrong.
Microsoft's latest ad for Internet Explorer 9 is, well, interesting, to say the least.
CNBC's Jim Cramer reacts to this morning's announcement by Apple that it will pay a $2.65 per share quarterly dividend and buy back $10 billion in stock.
Apple on Monday said it plans to spend about $45 billion over three years to offer a $2.65 a share quarterly dividend and launch a share buyback program.
It seems investors will finally get the answer to one of the biggest questions that had been the talk of Wall Street this year: What is Apple going to do with all that cash?
Stocks finished flat in a lackluster session Friday, but the major averages posted impressive weekly gains, with the Dow and S&P logging their best gains for the week since last December.
Gary Shenk, Corbis CEO, discusses the launch of an online music service aimed at licensing songs for professional use, and which major companies will provide the music to customers.
Should you put money to work in Cisco after the company’s latest acquisition? According to Pete Najarian, that would be a mistake.
The first thing to know about the new iPad is that it's different. Not just different from the first iPad: different from other products on the market.
Apple iPad-fueled cash pile, the largest in corporate America, is now almost double that of No. 2 Microsoft.
For investors on the hunt for income, high-quality stocks are the “best bet,” said Hersh Cohen, chief investment advisor of ClearBridge Advisors.