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Amazon’s New Tablets Get Subdued Introduction Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) knows how to make noise about new products and services, so when the company chooses to introduce five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire ...
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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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As Video Streaming Grows, Price War Likely

U.S. consumers might get a break from the high costs of a pay-TV subscriptions starting next year when several major providers plan to introduce streaming video on-demand services in what ...
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Can Apple Sell 92 Million iPhones?

There is no bigger Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) fan among Wall Street analysts than Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray. His optimism extends to his prediction that Apple will sell 92 ...
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iPhone 6 Demand Sets Record

While Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) won’t give any numbers for a few more days, the company did say on Friday, “Response to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has been ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the August 29 settlement date is out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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Sprint Joins the 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Surges in short interest between the August 15 and August 29 settlement dates pushed Sprint into the top five and Kinder Morgan into the top 10 most shorted stocks on ...
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Free iPhone 6 Damages Apple Brand

What should be a smartphone with a base price of $399 is being offered by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) for free. The ultra-premium iPhone 6 (16GB in this case) ...
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The $0.99 Amazon Fire and iPhone Pricing

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has started to offer Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Fire smartphone for $0.99 with a two-year contract. Analysts believe this is because the phone is selling poorly. ...
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Porn Sites Will Support Net Neutrality Slowdown Protest

On Wednesday, September 10, many websites are planning to participate in what’s called the Internet Slowdown, the latest demonstration in support of net neutrality. The effort got a significant push ...
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Ciena Has Some Explaining to Do

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The network equipment maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.32 and $603.6 million in ...
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AT&T Offers Amazon Fire Phone for ‘$0 Down’

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has decided to offer Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Fire phone for "$0 down." It is not clear whether AT&T has an oversupply of the smartphones, cannot ...
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Short Interest Swings in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. 24/7 Wall St. reviews the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a sense of what short sellers may be ...
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Stocks With the Largest Short Interest

Several companies had more than 100 million shares sold short for the two-week period that ended on August 15. Among these was perennial leader Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), ...
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FCC Wants Answers — Now — From Comcast, Time Warner, Charter

Last Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) requests for more information related to the proposed $45 billion merger ...
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