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CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Stocks

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are  Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV)  Riverbed...

Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST

Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4

Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4 While the Xbox One is not an ordinary device, it has been facing some serious competition from Sony’s PS4. The challenge is for real and Microsoft will have to shape up or ship out.

Jan 25 2014, 3:28pm CST

Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise

Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.

Jan 23 2014, 11:43pm CST

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.

Jan 23 2014, 2:43pm CST

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets The S&P 500 is down 0.5% so far this year — and stocks face another potentially volatile week ahead with a barrage of earnings from major corporations as well as economic indicators and news from the World Economic...

Jan 19 2014, 5:11pm CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 13 To Jan.17 And Year-to-Date

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 13 To Jan.17 And Year-to-Date The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ:RVBD), Workday (NYSE:WDAY), and VMWare (...

Jan 18 2014, 5:26am CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of news this coming week in the shape of big company earnings, economic indicators, Federal...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm CST

MLBAM's Home Runs With Sony And WWE At CES Set Stage For IPO

MLBAM's Home Runs With Sony And WWE At CES Set Stage For IPO The biggest winner at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may have been Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the technology and Internet arm of Major League Baseball. MLBAM, which was launched in 2001...

Jan 12 2014, 11:56am CST

CES 2015 News
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 6 To Jan.10 And Year-to-Date: Tracking Veeva Systems

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 6 To Jan.10 And Year-to-Date: Tracking Veeva Systems The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ:RVBD), Workday (NYSE:WDAY), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) and VMWare (...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

I4U news

A Bullish Case For Janet Yellen, Our Confused New Fed Chairman As is well known now, Janet Yellen was confirmed last Monday as Fed Chairman. On its face, this should concern those who desire economic growth. Figure the Fed itself is superfluous. We don’t need a federally chartered...

Jan 12 2014, 8:26am CST

Wag The Dog Stock Investing

Wag The Dog Stock Investing The dog and tail people are at it again. DATs, I call them. These are the financial advisors who say, “Don’t let the tax tail wag the dog. Taxes should not be your primary reason for buying or selling something.” There...

Jan 10 2014, 3:31pm CST

Apple Led The Pack Of Stocks Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013

Apple Led The Pack Of Stocks Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013 The 10 Names Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013 “The whole world has an opinion on Apple,” noted JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade. Universal intrigue led retail investors to trade shares of the iPhone...

Jan 10 2014, 7:31am CST

Is Intel The Next Apple?

Is Intel The Next Apple? They had me at the Iron Man reference. Intel stole the show at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show [Sizemore Capital is long INTC], introducing a “smart bowl” that will wirelessly charge your phone and other gadgets,...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26pm CST

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't I thought it was a good point to review my pontificating in 2013. So I’ve pulled all my articles from the year to see if I’m a dunce. This is what I found from the run up to summer 2013: The U.K. will never leave Europe...

Jan 9 2014, 11:36am CST

Biotech And Banks Power Stocks Higher

Biotech And Banks Power Stocks Higher Scott Redler is long AAPL, FB, SNE, JDSU, CIEN, CMG, ONVO, BAC, C, TSLA, CRM, ZNGA. Short SPY, BBRY. U.S. markets continue to build a floor above 1823 on the S&P 500, while numerous stocks continue to reward traders...

Jan 9 2014, 9:06am CST

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term Reuters is reporting that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Samsung’s CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon have agreed to attend a mediation session on or before February 19 which is prior to a March trial date in the U.S. (Note that my family and...

Jan 9 2014, 1:56am CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

Facebook - The One Stock to Own/Buy in 2014

Facebook - The One Stock to Own/Buy in 2014 Most investors really aren’t. They are traders.  They sell too fast, and make too many transactions. That’s why most small “investors” don’t do as well as the market averages.  In fact, most don’t even do as well as if...

Jan 8 2014, 4:41pm CST

Sugar Set To Snap Downtrend, Elliott Wave Suggests Bottom Nigh

Sugar Set To Snap Downtrend, Elliott Wave Suggests Bottom Nigh “Raw sugar prices on ICE slumped to a 3-1/2 year trough on Wednesday, extending a long-term downtrend on heavy technical selling and bearish options dealings.” This was the lead of a story carried by Reuters earlier...

Jan 8 2014, 3:21pm CST

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. JC Penney apparently took that old adage to heart, when it released “Comments on Holiday Performance.” The press release was only two paragraphs long,...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

Stocks Go Green, Cloud Plays Popping

Stocks Go Green, Cloud Plays Popping *DISCLOSURES: Scott Redler is long BAC, C, TSO, NDLS, TSLA, GOGO, FB, VMW, RHT, BLDP, NUAN, ZNGA, DRYS. Short SPY. Yesterday U.S. stocks tried to get going and had a decent day, but as far as the indices go it wasn’t...

Jan 8 2014, 11:11am CST

Kraft Faces Velveeta Shortage

Velveeta Shortage to Affect Super Bowl The Super Bowl is here and every sports lover wants to sit at home and watch the game with nachos and cheese dip. However, a slight hitch has come up. Velveeta, a cheese product by Kraft, is in shortage. The company faces this conundrum amidst the winter blues season.

Jan 8 2014, 3:07am CST

Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street: Fifth Column Or Reality?

Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street: Fifth Column Or Reality? My quarrel with The Wolf of Wall Street ain’t with the protagonist, Jordan Belfort, more glutton than carnivore, but with Martin Scorsese. Leo gave him his $20 million worth, but the film is a disgrace to our country....

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

Banks And Google Stay Strong As Stocks Look For Lift

Banks And Google Stay Strong As Stocks Look For Lift It seems like everyone is up in arms about a 1% pullback after an almost 30% gain last year, but to me it looks like pretty normal action. Most world markets that ran higher the last 8-10 sessions of 2013 and are...

Jan 7 2014, 8:26am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Invest In The Disruptors Of The Real Estate Industry

Invest In The Disruptors Of The Real Estate Industry Despite the prospect of rising interest rates, years of oversupply and falling prices, the real estate market has sprung to life in most of the country over the last year. Even in some of the areas that were hardest hit...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year This week’s meaningful topics and trends: Electronics Gets Interesting This CES (Consumer Electronics Show) looks to kill the view of its supposed waning importance after Apple and Microsoft opted out. Today’s micro-...

Jan 6 2014, 1:56pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014 In a market environment where “hot buys” always make the headlines, often the best advice an investor can get is when to actually sell a stock. The following 14 investments are over ripe according to leading investment...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks Last year was a sizzling year for stocks, and though technology and telecom stocks as a group rose only 18%, their were pockets like Internet stocks that soared. PowerShares Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (PNQI), which holds...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich Jim Cramer is one of the most prolific and recognized men in the financial world. Very few people can boast his media resume and his investment acumen. He is also the founder of TheStreet.com, one of the most popular...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

I4U news

Money From Nothing IMAGINE SOMEONE handing you money for something you own in exchange for the right to buy it at a certain price for a limited period of time. It would be unusual to strike this kind of deal for your car or watch, but in...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST

I4U news

Beating Back The Bubble Babble WITH STOCKS AT or near alltime highs, financial publications and market pundits are providing plenty of hot air as they inflate a bubble by talking about a stock market bubble. All of that chatter is a plus from a...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST

Bluefin Tuna Prices Go Down

Bluefin Tuna Prices Go Down The prices of bluefin tuna have gone down at the Japanese auction that takes place in Tokyo each year. While previously they were higher, now they have really touched rock bottom. And the quality just does not match the cost in dollars or yen for that matter.

Jan 6 2014, 5:16am CST

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook All analysts and investors agree on one thing: Innovation created Apple (AAPL). But innovation has two forms: revolutionary and evolutionary. Revolutionary innovation is what Steve Jobs did so well. His creations shook...

Jan 4 2014, 12:36pm CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013 The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), NetSuite (NYSE:N), Workday (NYSE:WDAY) and CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA). A $...

Jan 4 2014, 12:16pm CST

Alicia Keys and Blackberry Call It Quits

Alicia Keys and Blackberry Call It Quits Recording artist Alicia Keys is officially on her way out as global creative director for BlackBerry, the Canadian telecommunications and wireless company. Keys has been in place for only a year. BlackBerry has had...

Jan 3 2014, 2:46pm CST

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014?

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014? Somebody alert Carl Icahn: in assessing the dividend outlook for 2014, a new report has named the billionaire’s favorite Twitter-target – Apple, of course – as the year’s likely dividend leader, though the tech company...

Jan 3 2014, 1:26pm CST

Beware of "Story Stocks"

Beware of "Story Stocks" Whatever you might think of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) you certainly can’t avoid it if you scan any financial news. Taking a look just at Yahoo Finance! (NASDAQ:YHOO) headlines, a new story about the iPhone behemoth comes out...

Jan 3 2014, 9:26am CST

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014?

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014? Retired investors think they need income, which often leads them to favor large-cap value stocks paying fat dividends. Except, as Investment Strategies columnist William Baldwin has repeatedly pointed out, it’s not “...

Jan 3 2014, 9:16am CST