Google Stock Stakes Its Future on "Android Everywhere"
Yesterday Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) said it was expanding Android to run not just on tablets and smartphones, but also on wearable tech like smartwatches, in-car entertainment systems, and its own Android TV. The software on Google's Chromebook laptops will also be better integrated with Android.
While it might strange for a product that's given away for free, Google's grand plans for Android will determine the fate of Google stock over the next several years.Here's why.
Stock Market Today Rises – Despite 2.9% GDP Slip – on These Top Stories
The stock market today (Wednesday) rose despite news that the U.S. economy slumped more than expected in the first quarter. Revised GDP figures for Q1 revealed the worst non-recession performance in four decades, with a 2.9% slip. The decline is also the sharpest downturn in five years, and is a significant revision from the 1% decline tallied in April.And here are the top stories that affected the stock market today:
Boost from iPhone 6 Will Push Apple Stock to Record High
The iPhone 6, the next major upgrade to Apple's flagship product, isn't due out until September. But we've gleaned enough leaked information to project that it will bring in enough revenue and profit to get Apple stock back to its all-time high - $100.72 - and beyond.
Two larger screen sizes and a full slate of new features will have customers lining up for the iPhone 6 from New York to Beijing.The only question is how high AAPL stock will ultimately go...
The Next RadioShack: 5 Stocks Slumping to Penny Stock Prices
In December of 1999, Radioshack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) stock was worth more than $76 per share. Today, RSH is worth less than $1.
And while RadioShack is the most recent example of a high-flying stock that dropped to penny-stock levels, there are plenty of other major companies that are prime candidates to make the same move.Here are five companies in danger of trading for less than $1 if they don’t turn it around soon…
Apple iPhone Update Leads Today's Financial News
Top Financial news today, June 24, 2014: U.S. stock markets dipped on Monday as corporate mergers continued to make headlines and the United States saw home sales rise for a second consecutive month. Last month, sales of previously owned homes increased by 4.9%, the fastest one-month gain since August 2011.Here's the rest of the financial news to watch today:
VRTX, ABT, AAPL Among Hot Stocks to Watch Today
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VRTX) tops Tuesday's hot stocks to watch list. Shares skyrocketed 50% intraday after the biotech company deemed its cystic fibrosis treatment a success.
Also landing on today's hot stocks list are a number of penny stocks, a semiconductor company, and several stocks moving up on analysts' action and M&A activity.Check out 12 of Tuesday’s movers – including VRTX, AAPL, and ABT – and find out what’s behind their action…
These Bitcoin Stock Winners Will Ride the Digital Currency to Profits
Just because Bitcoin is a disruptive technology doesn't mean we won't see some Bitcoin stock winners - companies that will exploit the digital currency for the benefit of their own businesses.
We can find Bitcoin stock winners in several industries. Some are reaping a benefit now, while others will need to wait a few years until Bitcoin "goes mainstream," and average people start using it.Here are the stocks that investors need to watch…
Dow Jones Today Closes Out the Week on These Top Stories
Stock market news, June 20, 2014: The Dow Jones today (Friday) will open after a 0.09% gain on Thursday, while the S&P 500 will seek its 22nd record high so far in 2014. The Nasdaq kicks off after shedding 0.08% yesterday.Here are the top stories affecting the stock market today...
Stocks to Buy Now: Play This Sector Before "The Crowd" Catches On
The Nasdaq experienced a sell-off in March and April, and has since rebounded. But not every tech sector has rebounded completely, and that's brought us some great stocks to buy.
According to Money Morning's experts, the semiconductor industry has never looked healthier, but it still faced the brunt of the recent sell-off. That's why they're recommending semiconductor stocks while they're trading at discounted prices.But these stocks to buy won't be cheap for long. Get in on these profit plays before the crowds catch on...
U.S. Markets Today Rise After FOMC; BBRY Stock Gets a Bump
U.S. markets today (Wednesday) rose sharply after the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) June meeting. As expected, the Fed announced it would taper another $10 billion from its monthly bond-purchasing program and that interest rates would remain low in order to incentivize job development and economic growth.
Here's the scorecard from today's trading session:
DOW: 16,906.62 (+0.58%)And here are the top stories that affected the U.S. markets today...
S&P 500: 1,956.99 (+0.77%)
NASDAQ: 4,362.84 (+0.59%)
Apple Stock News: What the Low-Cost iMac Tells Us
Apple Stock News: With Wednesday's announcement that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) has started selling a cheaper model of its iMac desktop, we're seeing a shift in philosophy that would have been impossible under CEO Steve Jobs.
It's a philosophy that we also saw in the decision to release the iPad Mini back in 2012. And under CEO Tim Cook, we're sure to see more of it.Here’s what the low-cost iMac is really saying about Apple under Tim Cook…
Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Moving on These Top Stories
Dow Jones Industrial Average today, June 17, 2014: The stock market close on Monday found the Dow Jones Industrial Average in positive territory after a late rally pushed stocks higher. The markets had been trading down through midday, as concerns over the crisis in Iraq continued to mount.Here's what you should know to make your Tuesday profitable:
The 8 Hot Stocks Starring in Today's M&A Mania
A burst of mergers and acquisitions dominated today's stock market news.
M&A activity year-to-date, driven by healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications, has already topped $1 trillion. More billion-dollar deals were announced Monday in the healthcare and telecommunications sectors, as well as lucrative transactions in oil and tech.And these deals are great news for the investors holding these hot stocks.
Stock Market News: Dow Dips on Global Growth Forecast
Stock market news, June 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped more than triple-digits on news that the World Bank slashed its global growth forecast from 3.2% to 2.8%.But that wasn't the only news moving the markets today. Here are the other top stock market news stories from Wednesday...