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Merrill Lynch’s Top Semiconductor Stock Picks for 2015

Bank of America Merrill Lynch released its 2015 Semiconductor Playbook, which ultimately remains positive but becomes more selective. The major themes that Merrill Lynch’s Vivek Arya sees impacting the sector ...
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BlackBerry Earnings Not Escaping Slow Device Sales

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday. The smartphone maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.01 on revenues of $793 million. ...
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Will Oracle Earnings Keep the Tech Rally Alive?

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported its second-quarter earnings Wednesday after the market close. This was the first earnings report the company has had in the wake of Larry Ellison stepping ...
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4 Top Internet of Things Stocks for 2015

As we continue to advance, more businesses and companies come on the scene to innovate new technologies that can make our lives easier and further connect us. Merrill Lynch has ...
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Digital River Escapes the Noose

Digital River Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV) entered into a material agreement with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) that will extend the Microsoft Operations Digital Distribution Agreement to March 31, 2017. Earlier in ...
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Is Google Becoming Too Complicated to Analyze?

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is becoming a very hard company to analyze and for investors to understand. The company's most recent split was not really a shareholder stimulus plan by ...
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VeriFone Earnings, Revenues Solidly Higher

VeriFone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) reported adjusted fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Monday. For the quarter, the electronic payments company reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Can Oracle Earnings Really Keep the Tech Rally Going?

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is set to report its second-quarter earnings after the market closes Wednesday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.68 in earnings per share and $9.52 billion ...
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Riverbed Going Private at $21 a Share

Networking company Riverbed Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: RVBD) has agreed to a deal in which private equity firm Thoma Bravo and the private investor department of the Ontario (Canada) Teachers’ Pension ...
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Sony Hackers Got Studio Dirt, 47,000 SSNs

Fallout from the hacker attack on the Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) movie studio continued last week as various documents were made public. Studio executives Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin exchanged ...
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5 Very Oversold Technology Stocks That Could Be Ready to Bounce

After absolutely dominating the market this year, the technology sector took a mighty hit this week. Over the past five trading sessions, the S&P Technology sector was down 2.2%, underperforming ...
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Ciena Trips Over the Bottom Line

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter results Thursday before the market open as -$0.08 in earnings per share and $591 million in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Short Sellers Stepping Back From 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest in the two-week period ending November 28 fell for three of the four 3D printing companies we follow. Year to date, share prices are down more than 60% ...
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What Does Falling Short Interest Mean for the Semiconductor Industry?

The short interest data have come out for the November 28 settlement date. Semiconductor stocks took a hit during the market sell-off in mid-October, but recent short interest data show ...
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5 Top Tech Picks for 2015 From Deutsche Bank

Despite the recent market selling, most firms that we cover on Wall Street remain very positive on the technology sector for 2015. In fact, a new report from the analysts ...
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