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  1. Private Equity For Retail Investors

    October 11, 2013
    Recent hot IPOs has many regular investors salivating at the chance to participate in start-ups and private equity. With ...
  2. HP Still Looks Cheap, But Execution Issues Are Part Of The Reason ...

    August 22, 2013
    HP still has some significant competitive and strategic problems to sort out
  3. The 10 Best Financial Tweets For Thursday, July 25

    July 25, 2013
    There are millions of tweets written every day. Benzinga sifts through the maelstrom of information to find the ten best ...
  4. Very Weak Q2 Earnings Outside Finance - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 19, 2013
    The Finance sector is helping hide a lot of weakness in the aggregate earnings picture.
  5. H-P Renews Deal with Black & Veatch - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Co. recently won a multi-year service contract renewal from infrastructure developer Black & Veatch, ...
  6. H-P's Converged Suite for EastWest Bank - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Co. recently announced that Philippines-based EastWest Bank opted for its Converged Infrastructure portfolio. ...
  7. Technology Stock Roundup: Apple Soars, Finally - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    Last week was a relatively uneventful one for big tech.
  8. Technology Stock Roundup: MSFT Advances, INTC Softens - Analyst ...

    June 10, 2013
    The last week was a big one for technology companies, with Computex in Taipei and Apple seeing a rare loss to Samsung.
  9. Lenovo Still Far From Getting Its Due

    May 24, 2013
    Lenovo's leading share in emerging market IT seems undervalued.
  10. NetApp Is Probably Cheap, But The Headwinds Aren't Going Away

    May 22, 2013
    NetApp is suffering from the wider tech malaise, but the company appears to have established itself as the clear #2 player ...
  11. Oracle's Negative Surprise Underlines A Surprising Volatile Model

    March 21, 2013
    Oracle's surprisingly weak fiscal third quarter increases the near-term risks, but also creates a long-term opportunity. ...
  12. Schmidt Sells His Stake, LinkedIn Got The Goods And Your Weekly ...

    February 13, 2013
    While earnings for last week remained mixed, those firms not tied too heavily to personal computer sales continue to put ...
  13. Why Steve Jobs' Big Blunder is Starting to Cost Apple

    February 13, 2013
    In coming months, moviegoers will be treated to a pair of hagiographic films about Steve Jobs. In early April, we'll get ...
  14. Stock Market News for February 6, 2013 - Market News

    February 6, 2013
    Benchmarks are back in green territory following a series of positive earnings reports coupled with indications that the ...
  15. Stock Market News for February 5, 2013 - Market News

    February 5, 2013
    Benchmarks retreated from recent highs following weaker-than-expected factory orders and investor concerns about the Euro-zone ...
  16. Why Would Microsoft Want To Purchase A Piece Of Dell?

    January 31, 2013
    Although there are reasons Microsoft would want to put money behind Dell, none of them seem very sound.
  17. IBM Brings A Little Relief To Tech Investors

    January 25, 2013
    IBM's earnings and guidance were a relief for investors.
  18. Stock Market News for January 25, 2013 - Market News

    January 25, 2013
    The Dow Jones and S&P 500 finished in the green following strong domestic and international economic data coupled with better-than-expected ...
  19. Facebook Searches, Intel Sinks And Your Weekly Tech Recap

    January 22, 2013
    Facebook unveils its new Graph Search and all the rest of this week's tech-related news.
  20. Intel's 2013 Spending Trending Up - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    Intel Corp (INTC) reported fourth quarter earnings of 50 cents per share that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 5 cents. ...
  21. H-P to Support Polish EHR System - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) or H-P recently announced that it has been awarded a service deal by a Poland-based government ...
  22. Stock Market News for January 3, 2013 - Market News

    January 3, 2013
    Lawmakers managed to seal a last-minute deal on the Fiscal Cliff issue, giving benchmarks a reason to kick off the New Year ...
  23. IBM Reiterated at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) primarily due to its sluggish top-line ...
  24. Stock Market News for December 17, 2012 - Market News

    December 17, 2012
    Investor apprehensions about the Fiscal Cliff once again dented the benchmarks on Friday. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones posted ...
  25. Stock Market News for December 12, 2012 - Market News

    December 12, 2012
    Investor optimism about a timely solution to the Fiscal Cliff dilemma coupled with expectations of new Treasury bond purchases ...
  26. Stock Market News for December 11, 2012 - Market News

    December 11, 2012
    The absence of any major domestic developments meant benchmarks ended the trading session with paltry gains. The paltry upside ...
  27. Stock Market News for December 10, 2012 - Market News

    December 10, 2012
    A better-than-expected government jobs report helped the Dow and S&P 500 achieve a winning finish, but Apple's decline dragged ...
  28. Hewlett-Packard Hits Bottom, Finds A Shovel

    November 27, 2012
    Ongoing share losses and an embarrassing writedown just keep the bad news flowing for HP.
  29. Stock Market News for November 26, 2012 - Market News

    November 26, 2012
    Benchmarks rallied on Black Friday propelled by encouraging economic reports from China and Germany. Volumes were at their ...
  30. Hewlett-Packard's EPS, Rev Slump Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    November 20, 2012
    Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.16, exceeding the Zacks Consensus ...
  31. Can Brocade Get Any Benefit Of The Doubt?

    November 20, 2012
    Brocade's execution has improved, but the valuation has not. And despite its sustained long-term revenue growth, the company ...
  32. Earnings Preview: Hewlett-Packard - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    Hewlett Packard Company (HPQ) is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter 2012 results on November 20, 2012. In the run-up ...
  33. Stock Market News for November 19, 2012 - Market News

    November 19, 2012
    Markets finally finished in the green on Friday after Congressional leaders hinted that the "fiscal cliff" meeting with President ...
  34. Stock Market News for November 16, 2012 - Market News

    November 16, 2012
    A number of mixed earnings reports from U.S. retailers and investor apprehensions ahead of Friday's fiscal cliff negotiations ...
  35. Stock Market News for November 6, 2012 - Market News

    November 6, 2012
    Benchmarks added modest gains on Monday as investors were hesitant to take any position ahead of the U.S. presidential elections. ...
  36. Is There Hope For HP?

    October 25, 2012
    HP is trying another turnaround, but can they do it in time and properly?
  37. EMC Misses 3Q Estimates - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    EMC Corp. (EMC) reported sluggish third quarter 2012 results, with earnings (including stock-based compensation expense of ...
  38. Stock Market News for October 23, 2012 - Market News

    October 23, 2012
    Benchmarks rebounded from a heavy slump in the final hour of trading and finished with paltry gains on Monday. The Dow and ...
  39. Things Look Bleak For AMD Post 3Q - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported third quarter loss of 20 cents a share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents.Shares ...
  40. Stock Market News for October 18, 2012 - Market News

    October 18, 2012
    Benchmarks closed in the green yesterday propelled by better-than-expected housing data. This was the third-consecutive trading ...
  41. Slow PC Market Catches Up with Intel - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Intel Corp (INTC) reported third quarter earnings of 60 cents per share that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 10 cents. ...
  42. OnSemi's New Devices for PCIe - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    On Semiconductor (ONNN) has recently launched an array of products such as differential clock and data, switches and protection ...
  43. Are We Witnessing the "Death of the Personal Computer"?

    October 11, 2012
    Have you bought a personal computer lately? Probably not, and neither have your friends. Technology research consultancy ...
  44. IBM's Butterfly Buy Boosts Storage - Analyst Blog

    September 27, 2012
    In a bid to diversify its storage solutions portfolio, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has acquired Butterfly ...
  45. Avoid These 2 High-Yield Tech Giants

    September 26, 2012
    Just because these companies' dividends appear healthy, it doesn't mean that the stocks are good buys, writes MoneyShow's ...
  46. T-Mobile Appoints New CEO - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    T-Mobile USA - the fourth largest telecom carrier in the U.S. - recently appointed John Legere as Chief Executive Officer ...
  47. Back-to-Back Offerings from H-P - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HPQ) new products are not limited to PCs alone. Yesterday, H-P launched a web-enabled viewer aimed ...
  48. For Palo Alto Networks, Valuation Is Secondary Today

    September 11, 2012
    Palo Alto is a great growth story in security, but valuation is already steep.
  49. Stock Market News for September 5, 2012 - Market News

    September 5, 2012
    A report suggesting contraction in US manufacturing activity took a toll on investor sentiment and benchmarks ended mostly ...
  50. H-P Unveils PCs with Windows 8 - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    The world's largest PC-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) is planning to arouse consumer interest with three new PCs (one hybrid ...
  51. Bull Vs. Bear - Apple's Industry Dominance Won't Last Forever

    August 30, 2012
    There are already plenty of tablet and smartphone offerings that basically perform the same tasks as Apple devices for a ...
  52. Stock Market News for August 28, 2012 - Market News

    August 28, 2012
    Markets struggled to find a definite course in the absence of news yesterday and investors struggled to decide on their course ...
  53. Insiders are Dumping this Stock Before Apple and Google Make ...

    August 23, 2012
    While working on the road this week, I brought along my two-year-old GPS device to help navigate unfamiliar roads. Trouble ...
  54. Stock Market News for August 22, 2012 - Market News

    August 22, 2012
    Markets lost out on their initial gains and the S&P 500 dropped from its four-year high as investors chose to book profits ...
  55. Earnings Preview: Salesforce.com - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) is scheduled to announce its second quarter 2013 results on August 23, 2012, after the closing ...
  56. China Serves Weaker Tea - Analyst Blog

    August 10, 2012
    The domestic economic calendar is on the thin side today, but China's international trade data for July provides further ...
  57. Ahead of Wall Street - August 10, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 10, 2012
    Friday, August 10, 2012 The domestic economic calendar is on the thin side today, but China's international trade data ...
  58. Apple Set to Buy AuthenTec - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently announced its intention to acquire Melbourne, Florida-based mobile and network security provider ...
  59. Corning Reports In-Line - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Corning's (GLW) second quarter 2012 earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. This was better than the Zacks ...
  60. Stock Market News for July 26, 2012 - Market News

    July 26, 2012
    Dismal earnings from tech bellwether Apple on one hand and strong results from Caterpillar and Boeing on the other kept the ...
  61. Check Point Is In Its Competitors' Crosshairs, But May Be Too ...

    July 23, 2012
    Check Point has ample competition and a philosophy that seems more oriented towards maintaining profits than growing them.
  62. Earnings Preview: EMC Corp. - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    EMC Corp (EMC) is scheduled to release its fiscal second quarter 2012 results before the opening bell on July 24, 2012. In ...
  63. Stock Market News for July 20, 2012 - Market News

    July 20, 2012
    Corporate earnings were once again the catalyst for renewed investor confidence and eventually led the benchmarks to their ...
  64. IBM - The New Model For Tech?

    July 19, 2012
    IBM is showing its quality during a slow patch in IT spending. However, I doubt its forward compound free cash flow will ...
  65. Intel's Outlook Overshadows Q2 Beat - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Intel Corp (INTC) reported first quarter earnings of 56 cents per share that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents. ...
  66. PC Market Continues to Melt - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    U.S. technology research firm Gartner Inc. (IT) recently announced that worldwide PC unit shipments declined 0.1% year over ...
  67. Upcoming Technology Events You Should About Know This Week

    July 11, 2012
    The larger firms continue to be interested in boosting their growth prospects in an anemic economy and are choosing to increase ...
  68. Company News for July 3, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 3, 2012
    "    Speculations that founder Dick Schulze might turn Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) into a private company helped the company's ...
  69. Google Ventures into Tablet Market - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    Google Inc. (GOOG) announced its much-awaited debut into the tablet segment with the launch of its $199 tablet computer, ...
  70. Patience Is Proving Rewarding For Quest Shareholders

    June 28, 2012
    Once quiet Quest is seeing value emerge through a bidding war.
  71. Stock Market News for June 21, 2012 - Market News

    June 21, 2012
    The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee's two-day summit failed to announce anything new to boost the economy but for the ...
  72. Microsoft Enters Crowded Tablet Market - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has stepped into the intensely competitive tablet market with the launch of its Windows 8-based tablet ...
  73. Marvell Sees Growth Prospects - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Ace integrated silicon circuit maker Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) seems upbeat after delivering strong quarterly ...
  74. HP Has A Major Challenge Building From This Quarter

    May 25, 2012
    HP took a small step forward, but there's still a long road ahead
  75. Dell Blames the Sales Team for Tumbling Profit

    May 23, 2012
    It was not a good second quarter for Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), as the company dropped up to 13% in German trading after reporting ...
  76. Earnings Preview: BBY, LOW, COST, DELL

    May 21, 2012
    The summer doldrums aren't quite here yet and it's become more apparent with each passing day that global equity markets ...
  77. Check Point Takes A Hard Crosscheck

    April 25, 2012
    Check Point's first quarter results weren't terrible, but expectations (and worries) have started to catch up with the price.
  78. EMC And The Difference Between Slow And Stop

    April 23, 2012
    EMC saw business slow, but it continues to look like a good growth-value mix in tech.
  79. Seagate - How Much, For How Long?

    April 20, 2012
    Seagate margins trounced expectations and fueled a much better per-share number, but the stock may not have legs as a long-term ...
  80. With Iffy Momentum, IBM Looks Expensive

    April 19, 2012
    Popularity has made IBM shares a little too pricey. Should IBM match its trailing free cash flow growth rate over the next ...
  81. Can Xyratex Change With The Times?

    April 5, 2012
    Xyratex is arguably underpriced if management can limit the ongoing sales erosion and continue to drive better profitability ...
  82. This 800-Pound Gorilla Hauls in the Cash

    April 3, 2012
    When you stake your business on one commodity, sometimes business can get a bit volatile...but when you've been around for ...
  83. Lenovo Looking To Combine HP And Apple Models

    March 14, 2012
    Lenovo is an overlooked and undervalued global leader.
  84. Dell Secures SonicWALL In New Acquisition

    March 14, 2012
    Dell Inc. has just acquired another leg up on the competition, except this time, it's in less familiar territory.
  85. 4 Techs to Watch for Buy Points

    March 1, 2012
    Technology stocks were showing strength in Tuesday’s session. Here are some sector names that aren’t always ...
  86. Hewlett-Packard Profit Tumbles, Looking Ahead

    February 28, 2012
    This is the company's first full quarter under new CEO Meg Whitman. So it's certainly too early to judge HP's future at this ...
  87. Rackspace Has Already Racked Up A Demanding Valuation

    February 16, 2012
    Rackspace's services are in demand, but so too is the stock.
  88. The Price of Apple's Huge Success

    February 6, 2012
    The tech giant’s gleaming product line is resting on a much uglier foundation of cruel outsourced manufacturing, a ...
  89. "Figuring Out" Apple Feels Like A Sisyphean Task

    January 26, 2012
    Apple does it again, just better.
  90. Apple May Yet Be Unreasonably Cheap

    January 5, 2012
    Even with conservative expectations, Apple looks like a bargain.
  91. ON Semiconductor Looking At Another Off Year

    January 4, 2012
    ON Semiconductor has a longer road back than most chip companies.
  92. Is Micron A Call Option On Consumer Electronics?

    December 26, 2011
    Micron's current performance doesn't matter, as investors look at it as a recovery play.
  93. Two Large Caps That Can Double

    December 12, 2011
    Buying shares on sale of a quality company facing temporary problems can often lead to a huge payoff.
  94. Hewlett-Packard Presses The Reset Button

    November 25, 2011
    HP has a long road back. Turnaround stories are often best when the circumstances look worst.
  95. Brocade Has More To Prove

    November 23, 2011
    Brocade took a step forward, but it's just one step.
  96. A Stumble For NetApp Isn't A Disaster

    November 21, 2011
    NetApp's setback is not a reason to ignore some real value and growth prospects.
  97. Computer Sciences – Uncertain Value With Certain Problems

    November 14, 2011
    Computer Sciences has plenty of problems to keep a lid on value.
  98. How Did Intel Do This?

    October 24, 2011
    We answer questions that Intel's surprising earnings are raising.
  99. Lukewarm Performance At IBM

    October 21, 2011
    IBM had a mixed quarter, but it remains one of the top-quality names in tech.
  100. EMC - The Best Company In The Best Business

    October 21, 2011
    EMC is a best of breed trading at mutt prices.
  101. Micron's Persistence Of Memory

    October 4, 2011
    Micron has been here before and investors may want to look here for a long-term bargain.
  102. Why Can't Oracle Quit Hewlett-Packard?

    October 4, 2011
    What is behind Oracle's seeming obsession with HP?
  103. Does The Market Expect Trouble At Accenture?

    October 3, 2011
    Accenture seems too cheap even in a recessionary economy.
  104. Oracle's Impressive Organic Growth

    September 28, 2011
    Strong growth, impressive cash flow generation and a reasonable valuation make Oracle stand out from rivals.
  105. Hewlett-Packard Still Can't Get It Right

    September 26, 2011
    The board changes CEOs again, and makes another questionable decision.
  106. OmniVision Feeds The Bears

    August 29, 2011
    OmniVision's major guidance revisions stoke all of the old fears once again.
  107. Waiting For Applied Materials To Wash Out

    August 26, 2011
    Applied Materials lowers order guidance again, but is the bottom yet in sight?
  108. Hewlett-Packard's Efforts To Be Big Blue Leave Some Bruises

    August 19, 2011
    Hewlett-Packard has given investors a lot to swallow, and the market is spitting most of it out.
  109. A Late Quarter Stumble Trips Up NetApp

    August 18, 2011
    NetApp's long-term growth potential should be enough to get it past this quarter's setbacks.
  110. Listening to My Uncle's Gut

    August 4, 2011
    With economic indicators rolling over, and debt crises no closer to a sustainable solution, extra caution is in order, writes ...
  111. Right Place, Right Valuation For EMC

    July 25, 2011
    EMC is a rare combination of growth and value in the tech sector.
  112. A Baker's Dozen of Growth Picks

    July 23, 2011
    In today’s interview, Jon Markman of Trader’s Advantage explains how he has identified companies with growth ...
  113. Hope Floats Down the Potomac

    July 22, 2011
    The market turnaround based on signs of political compromise in Washington and Europe marks a rare display of optimism, writes ...
  114. Big Blue Still Making The Green

    July 21, 2011
    IBM continues to offer investors a good way to play broad tech trends.
  115. Apple Is Just Absurd

    July 21, 2011
    Apple continues to boggle the mind with its impossible profits.
  116. Big Tech Is Too Cheap

    July 14, 2011
    While the recent social media IPOs have caused some investors to wince at the possibility of a new tech bubble, mainline ...
  117. NCR Buys Its Way Into Another Vertical

    July 13, 2011
    NCR has had a decent run this year, and as such, the stock is not notably cheap.
  118. Would A Smaller HP Be A Better HP?

    July 7, 2011
    Rumors about an HP restructuring have a certain validity to them.
  119. 3 Good Deals In Tech Stocks

    June 30, 2011
    It’s like trying to catch a falling knife in the stock market these days, especially in the tech sector, but this trio ...
  120. The Obligatory RIM Merger Speculations

    June 22, 2011
    With RIMM on the ropes, investors rush to the rumor mill to turn up a buyer.
  121. Can An Apple Cure What Ails J.C. Penney?

    June 15, 2011
    J.C. Penney makes an excellent hire.
  122. Is The PC Back From The Dead?

    June 15, 2011
    Anecdotal data on PCs would seem to be encouraging, but closer investigation reveals less growth than hoped.
  123. 3 Things You Need To Know About Groupon

    June 7, 2011
    Although Groupon uses humor to brand itself as an unconventional company, the reality is that it isn't very different from ...
  124. Clouds Mean Bright Days For NetApp

    June 1, 2011
    NetApp is seeing strong demand for its mid- and high-range storage products as of late.
  125. Brocade Moves Two Steps Forward, One And A Half Back

    May 26, 2011
    Brocade has potential, but will have to execute before investors buy in.
  126. 3 Stocks Investors Love To Hate

    May 25, 2011
    Buying what others are selling requires the courage to go it alone.
  127. Worries About Tomorrow Sink Hewlett-Packard Today

    May 19, 2011
    Hewlett Packard may be cheap, but the company also seems to lack a plan for real growth.
  128. NVIDIA In Transition

    May 16, 2011
    NVDA is moving with dispatch to diversify, but valuation is a near-term roadblock.
  129. Signings A Small Thorn In IBM's Paw

    April 25, 2011
    IBM is still an appealing name for a less-risky tech portfolio.
  130. Hewlett-Packard Primed For An Overreaction Trade

    February 25, 2011
    HP is getting hit hard after first quarter earnings, but there is still value in the shares.
  131. NetApp Down But Far From Out

    February 18, 2011
    NetApp broke its beat-and-raise streak, but the business continues to grow nicely.
  132. 7 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    February 17, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  133. Is Eastman Kodak A Value Trap?

    February 8, 2011
    Eastman Kodak is either a value trap, or the buy of the century as the stock got pummeled by an adverse patent ruling and ...
  134. Is Poland The Best European Investment?

    January 25, 2011
    While much of Europe is still mired in crisis, Poland stands out as a strong prospect for investors.
  135. Double Trouble For Seagate Technology

    January 21, 2011
    Like so many of yesteryear's once-hot tech companies, Seagate trades at a rather undemanding valuation.
  136. HP Is Cheap - But Does Anybody Care?

    November 24, 2010
    HP seems far too cheap relative to even conservative expectations.
  137. Black Christmas For PC Chips?

    November 23, 2010
    Advancing tablet and phone technologies are topping Holiday wish lists. Find out if chip-makers can still profit amid increasing ...
  138. Will Gorilla Make Corning King Of The Jungle?

    November 3, 2010
    Corning has a promising new product, but its valuation seems difficult to justify.
  139. Fast Growing Value Pick

    October 21, 2010
    The "dead-tree" industry may not be synonomous with excitement, but KapStone Paper and Packaging does have dazzling growth. ...
  140. Intel's Stability Will Have To Do For Now

    October 14, 2010
    Intel delivered a good-enough quarter for a nervous market.
  141. Adding Some Smart-Money Touches

    September 17, 2010
    Retail investors now have a sophisticated set of tools at their disposal for finding new and uncorrelated asset classes
  142. 4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    September 9, 2010
    When company management gets unreasonably stubborn and refuses a merger or buyout, shareholders often pay the price.
  143. Own Apple For Less Than Market Price

    August 30, 2010
    There are ways to purchase Apple stock for less than the current price. Read on to find out how.
  144. 3Par Suddenly A Hot Property

    August 24, 2010
    3Par went nowhere fast during the recession, but this storage company is now the prize in a bidding war.
  145. 5 Stocks Scraping Bottom

    August 23, 2010
    Here are five stocks near their 52-week lows that have a chance to rebound and go from being losers to winners.
  146. If HP Suffers, These Tech Titans Could Benefit

    August 11, 2010
    Has the recent departure of HP's CEO opened a gap for the company's competitors?
  147. Is Apple Value Hiding In Plain Sight?

    July 29, 2010
    Despite being a tech company and trading for nearly 20 times earnings, Apple may be the one tech play that provides a great ...
  148. Is Cheap Chinese Labor Over?

    June 25, 2010
    "Cheap China" is increasingly becoming an anachronism. What does this mean for companies that depend on low wages?
  149. Tech's 10-Year Turnaround

    March 15, 2010
    Tech has went from an overvalued bubble to one of the most undervalued sectors in the last ten years.
  150. What Is The Value Of An Employee

    February 5, 2010
    The "return on employee" is a valid way to determine the value of a company's staff within an industry.
  151. Why HP Keeps On Computing

    November 30, 2009
    Hewlett-Packard's recently reported quarter was a good one, and buying back stock sends a positive message to the investment ...
  152. Google Looms Large As Next Telecom Giant

    November 25, 2009
    Google's quiet acquisition of Gizmo5 could make the search giant a serious threat to telecom service providers like Verizon ...
  153. Don't Bet On The PC Industry Just Yet

    October 21, 2009
    Not all PC makers are following in Apple's footsteps, leaving investors to wonder if the computer is recovering at all, or ...
  154. Profiting From The Polish Resurgence

    October 19, 2009
    Poland has escaped much of the heat from the global meltdown, and there are a number of ways to play.
  155. Services Anyone?

    September 30, 2009
    The plethora of hardware companies buying IT services companies raises the question of who might be next.
  156. Is Intel Worth A Look Ahead Of Earnings?

    September 23, 2009
    Intel is the top company in the semiconductor space and could be a great play for the future of electronics
  157. Wait For The Winter Smartphone Bargains

    September 3, 2009
    Investors can afford to wait for better smartphone stock prices to come along.
  158. Hewlett Packard - Does It Compute Or Is It Time To Reboot?

    August 21, 2009
    HP's third-quarter earnings look appealing.
  159. Cramer's Four Horsemen Still In The Saddle

    August 20, 2009
    Cramer's "must have" tech stock picks should continue to outperform.
  160. Company Founders Rock

    July 7, 2009
    Companies run by the their founders tend to outperform their peers and the market over time.
  161. Sustainable Stocks To Watch

    June 30, 2009
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  162. WaMu Set To Sue

    March 23, 2009
    What effect will a lawsuit against the FDIC have for investors in Washington Mutual?
  163. Companies With Inside Ownership Over 10%

    March 17, 2009
    Learn about companies with insiders who collectively own 10% or more of the stock.
  164. Top Stocks Under $10

    March 4, 2009
    Find out if lower priced stocks are an attractive buy.
  165. Be Bold With Big Brands

    February 18, 2009
    Investing during recessions involves avoiding companies with excessive debt. Let's take a look at a blockbuster companies ...
  166. Intel's Big Miss

    January 13, 2009
    As the stock's expectations drop, should your expectations rise for a long-term value stock?
  167. Upside Earnings Surprirses - They Do Exist

    December 12, 2008
    We highlight five companies that beat earnings estimates recently, with a focus on discount retailer Family Dollar.
  168. Is Sony Doomed?

    December 10, 2008
    Layoffs may help today, but that isn't the company's biggest problem.
  169. Hewlett-Packard Avoids Tech Wreck For Now

    November 19, 2008
    Not every IT company is getting clobbered by the economic downturn.
  170. RIMM Ready To Rebound

    November 10, 2008
    Research in Motion's pummeling has brought the stock back to a reasonable valuation. At the $50 mark it's now worth a closer ...
  171. Rack 'Em Up With Rackable Systems

    October 17, 2008
    Rackable Systems has an excellent balance sheet and sells at nearly its value in cash.
  172. Intel Not Out Of The Woods

    October 16, 2008
    Intel’s problems could be delayed, not avoided
  173. The Importance Of The Cash Conversion Cycle

    October 10, 2008
    Follow these examples to add cash conversion cycle to your stock analysis toolkit.
  174. Research In Motion's Strong Growth Disappoints Investors

    September 26, 2008
    Research In Motion increased revenue 88% year-over-year but still missed earnings by a penny and lowered guidance.
  175. Hewlett-Packard Gains On Strength Of BRIC Business

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    Currency translations boosted Hewlett-Packard's top line. Investors searching for a unique BRIC play need look no further.
  176. Five Cash Flow Kings For July 17

    July 17, 2008
    Sometimes the bottom line doesn't tell the whole story. Cash flow analysis can put the fortunes of a company into an entirely ...
  177. Boost Your Returns With Share Buybacks

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    Share repurchases are a great way to spot undervalued companies. Investors can reap sizable profits by coattailing these ...
  178. Investing The 'Sex and the City' Way

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    Can Carrie, Samantha and Big guide you to great portfolio returns? We create an index based on product placements from the ...
  179. Solid Intel

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  180. Keep An Eye On Hovnanian's Insider Buying (HOV)

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    Insider activity at the homebuilder is heating up. Is a turnaround in the works?
  181. Equites Roundup (MOT, KKD, WMT)

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    Quick takes on Motorola's earning expectation surprise, Krispy Kreme's turnaround, Dell's deal with Best Buy and other news.
  182. IT's All About The Outsourcing (EDS,INFY)

    September 18, 2007
    We examine two firms to see where the future of IT outsourcing is headed.
  183. Delving Into The Mailbag

    September 11, 2007
    Is the Dell comeback for real? Should you invest in homebuilders? We provide answers to these questions and more.
  184. Keeping Company Secrets (CVLT, INFA, SCUR)

    July 26, 2007
    Our lips aren't sealed when it comes to these three companies that are finding, organizing and securing corporate data.
  185. EMC Spins Out Of Control?

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    Think twice before buying into the EMC Corp. spinnoff VMware. The company's virtualization software is hot, but investors ...
  186. The iPhone Has Hit The Shelves -- Now What? (AAPL)

    July 2, 2007
    Apple's iPhone has finally reached its much anticipated launch. But what's next for Apple investors?
  187. Best Buy Shrapnel Wounds RadioShack

    June 22, 2007
    The stock took a hit Tuesday over concerns Best Buy's woes could spell trouble for all electronics retailers.
  188. Taking A Byte Out Of Crime (SYMC, VRSN, MFE)

    June 5, 2007
    A look at three computer-security firms who protect us from cyber-criminals.
  189. Getting Paid For Innovation (IBM, DELL, EMC)

    June 1, 2007
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  190. Hewlett Packard Still On A Roll (HPQ)

    May 30, 2007
    Hewlett Packard shares have seen a nice run recently, but they could still have more room to go.
  191. Dell Shopping At The Radio Shack? (RSH)

    May 14, 2007
    A Rumored Dell buyout would just be the icing on the cake for investors in gadget-retailer Radio Shack.
  192. Microsoft Pushed Out Of The Search Business (GOOG, MSFT)

    April 17, 2007
    Microsoft could have gained back some of its online prowess by purchasing DoubleClick. Instead, it let rival Google walk ...
  193. AMD Ratchets Down Q1 Expectations (AMD)

    April 13, 2007
    AMD announced that Q1 revenue will come in under Wall Street expectations. What does this mean for investors?
  194. Can Sun Microsystems Grow Without Acquisitions? (SUNW)

    March 21, 2007
    Sun Microsystems has been growing by buying companies. Can it demonstrate that its core business can expand on its own?
  195. Apple Needs iPhone to Offset Slowing Sales (AAPL)

    March 14, 2007
    Despite its past success, Apple will need its new iPhone product to produce sizable sales if it is to keep its share price ...
  196. As Good As It Gets (HPQ)

    February 28, 2007
    Will the possibility of increasing competition in the PC space put a crimp on HP's winning ways?
  197. Chips Dip, But Could Ultimately Prove Hip (INTC, AMD)

    January 18, 2007
    Investors might want to consider jumping back into the major chip makers...in a few quarters.
  198. What's Under That Crumpled Hat? (RHAT)

    December 6, 2006
    Bad news at Red Hat could mean good news for buyers of the stock.
  199. The Heat Is On (SNE)

    October 6, 2006
    A spate of bad news has prompted a sell-off in Sony. Is it time to buy?
  200. Chips Not Cheap Yet (INTC, AMD)

    August 14, 2006
    Intel and AMD battle it out in the chip-set arena.
  201. Are Tech Stocks Value Traps?

    June 29, 2006
    The tech sector may not be as under-valued as you may first think.
  202. Tech Heavyweights Boot-Up With Partnerships

    June 1, 2006
    Yahoo and eBay have joined forces while Google has bought its way into Dell -- which digital duo has the edge now?
  203. Hewlett-Packard's Restructuring Boosts Profits

    May 17, 2006
    With HP's business looking strong and its seasonally-weak Q3 approaching, now may be a good time to buy in.
  204. Flextronics Manufactures Growth

    May 3, 2006
    Even though FLEX shares are touching new highs, the stock may still have plenty of room for growth.
  205. Can TiVo Replay Its Early 2006 Success?

    April 20, 2006
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  206. Microsoft's Vista Still Distant On The Horizon

    March 22, 2006
    A look at the delayed release of Windows Vista.
  207. The Only Sector That Matters - Part 2

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  208. The Most Important Metric You Forgot

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  209. Our Top Down Approach

    May 20, 2005
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  210. Peter Lynch's Crayon Cannot Help Us Now

    May 11, 2005
    If the idea is that you should only invest in companies that you understand, it is both appealing and wrong for us today. ...
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