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Bernanke warned that sharp budget cuts could derail the recovery. (Reuters)The Hong Kong exchange said it was open to mergers after marriages began between North American and European exchanges....
Douglas A. McIntyre
Regulators will push to keep Wall St. firms from side stepping regulations on financial firm pay. (Reuters)Toyota Motor’s (NYSE: TM) fiscal third quarter profits fell but it increased it forecast...
Douglas A. McIntyre
In its third quarter earnings report, Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) posted better than expected EPS and revenues, but the company had already lowered the bar in August. The chip giant also forecasted...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) finds itself at a strange place in time.  Shares were under pressure after the company issued an earnings warning about order pushouts. But when Intel Corporation...
Jon C. Ogg
These are some of this Friday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research notes this morning: Burger King Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BKC) Cut to Neutral at Piper...
Jon C. Ogg
Three Tickerspy indexes posted substantial gains over the last 30-day period. This month’s biggest index gainers are Dotcom Travel Stocks, Chinese Solar Stocks, and IT Security Stocks.Dotcom...
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These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms: Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS) Raised to Outperform at Scotia....
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Reuters:   Korean National Oil made a bid for UK firm Dana PetroleumReuters:   Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) shares dropped on concern about a tech slowdown.Reuters:  ...
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Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) has made a game changing event.  It announced that it is acquiring McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) via a Business Wire press release.  The $7.68 billion deal comes to...
Jon C. Ogg
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) probably just managed to lose the patience of every last shareholder it has after posting poor earnings. Earnings were in-line with estimates, but revenues were...
Jon C. Ogg
These are six of the biggest movers this morning in pre-market trading: China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN) is up as it didn’t get the memo about slower growth in solar.  Earnings were $0.18...
Jon C. Ogg
These are some of the top analyst calls seen so far this Friday morning from the upgrades, downgrades, and initiations from Wall Street firms: Aixtron AG (NASDAQ: AIXG) Cut to Hold at Canaccord...
Jon C. Ogg
Internet security, whether it is provided by software companies or the government, is not very good. Law enforcement groups have finally shut down the Mariposa botnet which is one of the world’s...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Reuters:   Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) may leave China due to attempts to hack into its service there. Reuters:   Oil dropped below $80 on US inventory news. Reuters:   China markets fear tighter...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Roel Schouwenberg of Kaspersky Lab Americas made a number of either intemperate or prescient comments to USA Today. It may take a year to find out if he is a fool or a profit. Schouwenberg predicts...
Douglas A. McIntyre