Apple's much anticipated rumored MacBook Air is finally out. Dubbed as the world’s thinnest notebook and also among the world’s lightest, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled its latest offing Wednesday.
Where can the hidden value in Applebe? Some 22 million shares trade hands each day. At least 43 Wall Street analysts -- not to mention every punter from here to Timbuktu and your Aunt Ethel -- interpret the meaning of CEO Steve Jobs' every pause and sigh.
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) is finally putting some muscle behind its recent Palm purchase.
Last Friday, Android users finally got their hands on Angry Birds, the bestselling game for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) iGadgets. The ballistic puzzler was not released in the ubiquitous, Google-backed Android App Market, but on the cross-platform GetJar store, and the pent-up demand for frenzied fowl fusillades immediately brought GetJar to its knees. In a matter of hours, game developer Rovio pushed Angry Birds out on the Android Market as well; ironically, peace and quiet settled over the scene, as Android gamers everywhere finally put their itchy trigger fingers to work.
Coldwater Creek's (Nasdaq: CWTR) share price plunged into the icy depths today, after it revealed a shocking piece of news for its shareholders.
In a note to clients last year, former Societe Generale investment strategist James Montier identified 42 stocks worldwide that he believes threaten investors with a permanent loss of capital. With valuations now substantially higher, there is reason to believe the same screen would produce an even longer list today.
So a perpetually bullish analyst aims too high with his iPad sales estimate for the quarter and you ... sell your shares of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL)? Really?
According to a Prince and Associates survey conducted during the height of the financial crisis, four out of five high-net-worth investors were planning to take money away from their financial advisors. Surprised? I'm not.
Margins matter. The more Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. That's why I check on my holdings' margins at least once a quarter. I'm looking for the absolute numbers, comparisons to sector peers and competitors, and any trend that may tell me how strong Dolby's competitive position could be.