Stocks to Buy: Investing in Wearable Technology from the Inside Out
But finding stocks to buy that aren't already big, popular names is a bit more challenging.To continue reading, please click here...
Apple and Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) Might Have a Secret Plan
It now appears that rumors Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) had an acquisitive eye on Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) were just that – rumors.
But the two companies have been talking, and almost surely about the planned Tesla Gigafactory, an enormous rechargeable battery production plant projected to open in 2017 and cost at least $5 billion.It makes total sense. Thanks to its sales of millions of mobile devices like iPads, iPhones, and laptops, Apple uses twice as much battery capacity as Tesla.
Icahn on eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY): "They Just Don’t Get it"
In what has become a wicked war of words between the corporate raider and the online auction and shopping site, Icahn continued to press eBay to spin off its electronic payment arm PayPal, maintaining the unit is worth more as a standalone.
The billionaire investor also wants the San Jose, Calif.-company to overhaul its corporate board. Icahn, who holds a 2.2% stake in eBay, continued to reproach the company for a "complete disregard of accountability" and took further jabs at board members.
Tech Investing 2014: The Big-Hitting Stock Wall Street Is Ignoring
Last year, when I shared my five secrets for uncovering wealth-building tech stocks, I also told you about a sixth "rule" you can use to find the big-time profit opportunities that are flying under Wall Street's radar screen.
I refer to these as "special-situation" investments because they tend to be companies that are grappling with unique challenges. Because of those challenges, analysts tend to ignore these stocks.
And that's good for us.To continue reading, please click here...
3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) Earnings Strong – If You Know Where to Look
3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) reported Q4 2013 earnings Friday morning before opening bell. One key thing to note: The results are not indicative of the massive potential of this company.
While this innovative provider of three-dimensional (3D) content-to-print solutions is having a rocky start in 2014, it's a good long-term investment.
Here's a closer look at where DDD is headed.
IPO Calendar 2014: These Two Tech Competitors Are Coming to Market
The 2014 IPO calendar has been full, with 51 companies already filing for initial public offerings, up 143% from the same time frame in 2013.
And these two similar tech IPOs have just joined the IPO must-watch list.
They are both file-hosting services that offer customers cloud computing, they are both based in California, and they both share half a name. Now they're both planning to go public in 2014.
Meet Box Inc. and Dropbox Inc.
RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq: RFMD) and TriQuint (Nasdaq: TQNT) Stocks Soar on Deal
While key industry players assembled today (Monday) in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress, a key mobile chipmaker merger played out on Wall Street.To continue reading, please click here...
Tech Investing 2014: The Hidden Profit Opportunity in Canceled Flights
We all know what a lousy winter this has been. So if you've been doing any traveling, I'm hoping you haven't been victimized by one of the 75,000 commercial flights that the nation's airline industry has scrubbed since Dec. 1.
That's the industry's worst showing in 25 years, says The Associated Press.To continue reading, please click here...
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Stock Wobbles on Troubling Earnings
After stumbling several years ago, the company set up a five-year turnaround plan that is now in year two. Hewlett-Packard's earnings, scheduled for release after the market close Thursday, will tell us how well that plan is faring.To continue reading, please click here...