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Tech Stocks: Nokia (NYSE:NOK) Reduces Staff at Dongguan Factory, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has more Pulse on the Election

Tech Stocks: Nokia (NYSE:NOK) Reduces Staff at Dongguan Factory, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has more Pulse on the Election

October 15, 2012 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

U.S. stocks declined by more than 2% last week in passive trading, with the technology sector faring worse, as investors turned out of that more economically sensitive group into high-dividend companies. Some technology stocks took it on the chin afterRead More

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Falls after a French Press Report – (AONE, SIRI, KMI)

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Falls after a French Press Report – (AONE, SIRI, KMI)

October 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Wall Street trimmed early advances on firm bank results and a gain in consumer confidence on Friday to finish the session broadly lower, with fears related to the new earnings season dimming buoyancy. Analysts said that there are about 230Read More

Finally Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S)’s Deal Rumors Turn True – (AMD, MRK, INTC)

Finally Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S)’s Deal Rumors Turn True – (AMD, MRK, INTC)

October 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Earnings of S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) companies are seen falling 3 percent this quarter as compared to the same period a year ago, the first fall in three years. Financial results are predicted to have been negatively impacted by China’s weakRead More

Florida becomes the Most Rapidly Growing State in Adding New Biotech Companies – (NPSP, ARNA, AEZS, VVUS)

Florida becomes the Most Rapidly Growing State in Adding New Biotech Companies – (NPSP, ARNA, AEZS, VVUS)

October 15, 2012 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

A global report by research firm Battelle, the world’s largest private contract research and development organization, claims that Florida is the most rapidly growing state in creating new biotech companies and ranks second in medical device firms. According to aRead More

Current Mortgage Interest rates Extend Fall: Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Reports better-than-expected Earnings

Current Mortgage Interest rates Extend Fall: Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Reports better-than-expected Earnings

October 15, 2012 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Current mortgage interest rates extended decline on Monday as money flowed into the safe-havens. BofA lifted their lending rate while most other banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), PNC, and KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), reduced them. The average interest rateRead More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Store Expansion Continues in China, Third in Beijing

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Store Expansion Continues in China, Third in Beijing

October 15, 2012 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently unveiled a plan to open its retail store in Beijing on Oct. 20, continuing to expand in China before an expected release of the iPhone5 in this large market for the company. The Cupertino, Calif.-based companyRead More

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Hacker Gets $60000 Reward for Chrome Break-in – (GOOG, CSCO, PFE, BTU)

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Hacker Gets $60000 Reward for Chrome Break-in – (GOOG, CSCO, PFE, BTU)

October 12, 2012 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

The U.S. stock markets advanced, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index higher for the first time in five days, as American jobless claims fell to a four-year low and Italy’s bond yields fell after a debt sale. Stocks wereRead More

Intellectual Property Owners Association Releases List of U.S. Patents – (ARNA, VRTX, PPHM, GILD)

Intellectual Property Owners Association Releases List of U.S. Patents – (ARNA, VRTX, PPHM, GILD)

October 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

Earlier current year, the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) released its 29th annual list of the top 300 organizations receiving U.S. patents.  In past years, Patent Docs used the IPO’s list of top patent holders to compile a list ofRead More

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) A Hunter Being Hunted – (S, CLWR, PCS, ALU)

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) A Hunter Being Hunted – (S, CLWR, PCS, ALU)

October 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

Tech sector rallied along with the broader market in early trading Thursday, as the stocks traded in high volumes following better-than-expected first-time jobless claims numbers for the week of Oct. 6. PC stocks were among the gainers, even though technologyRead More

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) A Security Risk For 800 Million Users Worldwide – (FB, MRVL, ZNGA, YHOO)

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) A Security Risk For 800 Million Users Worldwide – (FB, MRVL, ZNGA, YHOO)

October 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

By the end of last year, 53.5% of tech stocks in the S&P 500 paid a divided compared with 20% in 2002. Some 38 US technology companies have raised their dividend in 2012, with a further three introducing or reinstatingRead More