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These 7 Technology Stocks Could Be Big Winners in 2016 Technology stocks are once again the target of the bulls and momentum traders after the NASDAQ blew back above 5,000 on Friday. This is the first time since August 19th. Many of you know I'm a major supporter of…

If you’re thinking about stock investments, then look no further than technology stocks. It’s best to diversify your portfolio to cover a well-rounded group of industries, and having your eye on the blossoming tech sector is a smart move. That’s why I’ve brought together three well-performing tech stock…

Shania Twain is on tour. The Toronto Blue Jays are in first place. Technology stocks are at record highs. Congrats millennials! You actually brought back the 90s. And no other stock has represented this dot-com mania 2.0 quite like Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). In less than two decades, this…

It has been a great year for initial public offerings (IPOs). Companies such as Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE:SHAK), Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT), and TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) enjoyed soaring share prices during their first day of trading. Despite the recent stock market tumble around the world, many companies are still eyeing…

My list of the best technology stocks for 2016 is based on two industry trends: the growth of capital expenditures on developing new products and the growing use of mobile advertisement in industry and consumer applications. With that in mind, below I identify the top technology stocks to watch…

On Wednesday morning, the NASDAQ Composite Index climbed higher under weak ADP employment data and disappointing trade balance. ADP reported this morning that the U.S. private sector added 185,000 jobs in July—a significant drop from last month’s 229,000 addition, also missing the 216,000 expected. Trade balance worsened in…

The NASDAQ was trading higher during the final trading session of the week, despite a barrage of weak economic data and earnings reports. The employment cost index disappointed analysts with a rise of 0.2%, representing the smallest increase in 33 years and coming in well below analysts’ expectations.…

The NASDAQ appears set for a dismal start to the week after a string of disappointing earnings reports from several technology giants, including Soho.com Inc. (NASDAQ/SOHU) and Changyou.Com Limited (NASDAQ/CYOU), continue to sap risk appetite. A more-than eight percent dive in China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index also exacerbated…

Shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ/NFLX) surged more than 16% on Thursday July 16th. Why? The video streaming giant just released its earnings report. In the second quarter of 2015, Netflix had total revenue of $1.64 billion, a 22.4% increase year-over-year. Net income, however, declined by 63% year-over-year to…

When it comes to investing, few have the fame, wealth, and track record of billionaire investor George Soros. His hedge fund, Soros Fund Management, has been one of the best performing firms in the business. With technology being one of the fastest-growing segments in the market today, let’s…

Our list of the best small-cap technology stocks for 2015 is based on a few industry trends: the growth of enterprise spending on cloud technology; the ubiquity of mobile devices; and the growing use of robotics in industry and consumer applications. Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ/ANY) Sphere 3D Corp.,…

4Q14 Stock Summary: Fourth-Quarter Earnings Season a Bore We’re now in the lull between earnings seasons, and stocks will trade off economic news and geopolitical events. Fourth-quarter earnings season was fairly uneventful. It seemed that investors basically ignored the results, unsure of whether to buy a market that’s…

Getting a sense of where stocks are going to go in the year ahead is always difficult with the major indices at their all-time highs. The fundamental backdrop is still very favorable for equities. While the Federal Reserve has put off raising interest rates for the near future,…

Large-cap technology stocks, particularly old-school names, have really been on the rise, though they remain an untold story this year. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is on a major upward price trend and is getting close to its all-time record-high set during the technology bubble of 1999. The company’s stock…

No doubt, trading volume for a lot of stocks has been on the decline, and while this is traditionally a sign of a market that’s topping out, this potential outcome would be well-deserved and no surprise. It’s the lull between earnings seasons and the beginning of summer trading…

It’s just the same old story with stocks. One day they’re up; the next day they’re not. If 2013 was a breakout year from the previous long-run recovery cycle, 2014 is a year of choppiness. Stocks just can’t seem to latch onto any particular trend. A convolution of…

You know another earnings season is right around the corner because Oracle Corporation (ORCL) and Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) always report their fiscal results just ahead of the calendar quarter end. Both technology stocks are bellwethers, and while they are mature enterprises, they do help set the tone…

A good amount of speculative fervor has come out of this market so far this year, but there’s still quite a bit of valuation froth around. Across the board, 3D-printer stocks have come back. 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) still boasts a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of around 150.…

Stocks have been choppy since the beginning of the year and geopolitical events are now the near-term catalyst. It’s a good reminder that it’s worthwhile to review investment risk to equities and what you can tolerate in terms of potential downside with stocks. As these pages are focused…