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Cash-rich companies have lower credit risk and can invest in growth, even when debt-ridden rivals are pulling back.
A new CLSA report says Huawei's stockpiling led to "faked" semiconductor demand that distorted growth by 8%.
FANG stocks are in correction as trade tensions hit tech. How to trade the tech slump. With CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Karen Finerman, Steve Grasso and Dan Nathan.
When Apple released the newest version of the MacBook Air back in October, Engadget editor-in-chief Dana Wollman was torn in her review. On one hand, the Air was a long-awaited refresh that many Apple fans had been looking forward to. On the other hand, the popular laptop was now only $100 cheaper than the entry-level MacBook Pro, while including many of the same features. Did the addition of TouchID and a sharper Retina display make up for a minimal selection of ports and a relatively low-powered processor? That depends on your priorities, and Dana ended up giving the Air a pretty favorable score of 84. Readers were more critical; the Air earned an average score of 75 on our user reviews page .
Computex is just around the corner, so companies like NVIDIA are already touting some powerful incoming PC upgrades. As of today, SpaceX has delivered its first large batch of Starlink internet satellites, and Amazon is reportedly working on a high-tech mood ring.
After two previous stints, I’ve come back to write about Silicon Valley and investments again. One thing is clear: I have a lot of catching up to do.
Together with PayPal, Visa and Mastercard look virtually unassailable in the digital-payments market. The stocks, while pricey by traditional price/earnings metrics, show no signs of slowing down.
Read an in-depth review of competing business models in the tech industry, including how Apple and Samsung are redefining corporate warfare.
A company vice president called recents weeks 'humbling' as Nike faced criticism for its treatment of athletes.
Three iTunes customers from Rhode Island and Michigan sued Friday in federal court in San Francisco seeking to represent hundreds of thousands of residents of their home states who allegedly had their personal listening information disclosed without their consent. The disclosure of iTunes customers’ personal data isn’t only unlawful but can also be dangerous because it allows for targeting vulnerable members of society, according to the complaint. "For example, any person or entity could rent a list with the names and addresses of all unmarried, college-educated women over the age of 70 with a household income of over $80,000 who purchased country music from Apple via its iTunes Store mobile application," the customers said.
Demand for Class A space is the primary driver of the region's office market, with rents around Lake Union exceeding $60 per square foot.
Chinese consumers sympathetic to the plight of their country's Huawei Technologies are turning on U.S.-based Apple, according to media reports. That news is weighing on Apple stock.
Foot Locker earnings and sales missed Q1 views, while Hibbett Sports earnings easily beat. Foot Locker stock plunged as Nike edged lower. Hibbett Sports stock soared.
Apple buys Tueo Health, which was working on a solution to help parents monitor asthma symptoms in children using a mobile app and commercial breathing sensors. Apple has been adding new health-care features to its products in recent years, especially in the Apple Watch. The company is also expected to revamp its Health app for iPhones at its annual developers conference on June 3.
U.S. equities are pushing higher on Friday afternoon, but are still on track for a weekly loss as trade tensions continue to weigh on sentiment. The next major milestone is whether President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Japan next month.The White House is reportedly considering even more restrictions on exports of high-tech goods to China, as it seems that what started as a bilateral trade spat is turning into a global tech war, with the United States pulling allies such as Japan into its effort to freeze out Huawei. * 5 Safe Stocks to Buy This Summer With no end in sight, investors are bracing for the worst: A long disruption to global supply chains and closed access to Chinese consumers. As a result, a number of large-cap stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average are looking vulnerable to a selloff.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsHere are four stocks to sell now: Dow Jones Stocks to Sell Now: United Technologies (UTX)Shares of United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) have crossed back below their 50-day moving average, down more than 10% from their early May high, after hitting double-top resistance from the late September levels. Watch for a test of critical support near the 200-day moving average, which would give way to a possible test of the late December lows, which would be worth a further loss of more than 20% from here.The company is scheduled to next report results on July 23 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of $2.03 per share on revenues of $19.5 billion. When the company last reported on April 23, earnings of $1.91 per share beat estimates by 19 cents per share on a 20.5% rise in revenues. Caterpillar (CAT)Shares of heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) continue to melt lower, falling further away from their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The result is an ongoing retest of the late December lows, setting up a possible fall to the lower levels plumbed in October. That would be worth a loss of nearly 10% from here as investors brace for a decline in sales into China. * 6 Stocks to Buy for This Decade's Massive Megatrend The company is scheduled to next report results on July 24 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of $3.12 per share on revenues of $14.5 billion. When the company last reported on April 24, earnings of $2.94 beat estimates by eight cents on a 4.7% rise in revenues. International Business Machines (IBM)International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) stock, which has been desperate to stay above its 200-day moving average for months, appears to be on the verge of a major breakdown, setting up a filling of the gap from January in what would be worth a loss of nearly 8% from here. In its most recent quarterly call, management reaffirmed its fiscal 2019 guidance, which was disappointing considering a persistent inability to boost revenue growth after years of malaise.The company is scheduled to next report results on July 17 after the close. Analysts are looking for earnings of $3.10 per share on revenues of $19.2 billion. When the company last reported on April 16, earnings of $2.25 beat estimates by a penny on a 4.7% decline in revenues. Apple (AAPL)Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) finds itself at the epicenter of the U.S.-China standoff, suffering from both critical supply chain ties to China as well as relying on Chinese consumers to provide critical demand growth for its products. Trump's tariffs to date have left the company largely unscathed, with handsets and laptops unaffected. But the final proposed round, which will raise tariffs on the entirety of products shipped in from China, will directly impact the company's profitability. * 7 Safe Stocks to Buy for Anxious Investors The company is scheduled to next report results on July 30 after the close. Analysts are looking for earnings of $2.11 per share on revenues of $53.6 billion. When the company last reported on April 30, earnings of $2.46 beat estimates by 10 cents on a 5.1% decline in revenues.As of this writing, William Roth did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 5 Safe Stocks to Buy This Summer * The 5 Best Telecom Stocks to Buy Now * 6 Innovative Stocks With Big Long-Term Growth Potential Compare Brokers The post 4 Dow Jones Industrial Average Stocks to Sell appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Plenty of Wall Street analysts have weighed in on Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL )’s exposure to the U.S. trade war with China. On Friday, one analyst said Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) could ...
The acronym FANG refers to four high-growth internet stocks. (Sometimes they're called FAANG stocks.) Here's what investors should know about FANG stocks and why they might be worth a look.