Technology

Why IBM Earnings Got the Big Blues

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the technology giant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Why Microsoft Could Have Over 25% More Upside in 2018

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has not yet joined the waves of companies reporting earnings, but many analysts have raised targets and expectations ahead of its report. Credit Suisse reiterated its ...
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How Investors Are Set to Interpret IBM’s Crucial Earnings Report

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is on deck to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the markets close on Thursday. While there is a lot of focus on IBM's earnings ...
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The Ghost of Steve Jobs Continues to Disappear

Steve Jobs, one of the founders of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its longtime chief executive officer, has been dead for over six years. His influence at the company has ...
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Apple Promises Piles of Spending, 20,000 US Jobs

In a Wednesday announcement, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) outlined in broad strokes how the company will "support the American economy and its workforce" over the next five years. Based on ...
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What to Look For in IBM Earnings

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $5.16 in ...
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Why Amazon Analyst Expectations Keep Surging Ever Higher

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is one of the greatest growth stories of a generation, and one of the greatest of all time. The company now finds itself in a precarious ...
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HP Leads Declining Market for PCs

Fourth-quarter 2017 shipments of personal computers (PCs), including desktops and laptops, fell 2% year over year to an estimated 71.56 million units. HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) was the volume and ...
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Another Amazon Win: Two-Thirds of the Cloud

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) likely had a home-run holiday, taking great chunks of business from e-commerce companies and further cementing its position as the segment's leader. It also has about ...
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SS&C Tech Moves to Acquire DST Systems

SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC) saw its shares make a handy gain on Thursday after the company announced that it will be acquiring DST Systems Inc. (NYSE: DST). With ...
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Major Semiconductors Scare Off Short Sellers

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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3D Printing Short Interest Slides as Share Prices Dip

Short interest during the two-week period ending December 29 fell on all four 3D printing stocks we follow. The shares of these companies continued to pull back from 2017 highs ...
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Intel Short Interest Plunged Before Chip Flaws Were Revealed

For the two-week short-interest reporting period that ended December 29, the number of shares short in Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) dropped by 27.3% (more than 36 million shares) to 116.41 ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Cybersecurity Stocks

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Baird Has 5 Top Technology Best Idea Buys for 2018

With the holidays now long over and fourth-quarter earnings reports ready to start rolling out fast and furious, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making ...
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