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Chip-Gear Stocks Rock On Upbeat ASML, Ichor Reports

Chip-Gear Stocks Rock On Upbeat ASML, Ichor Reports

Semiconductor manufacturing equipment suppliers saw their shares jump on Wednesday after positive reports from ASML Holding (ASML) and Ichor Holdings (ICHR). X Dutch lithography gear specialist ASML on Wednesday delivered better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and gave bullish commentary about the year ahead. Ichor, a provider of fluid delivery subsystems for chipmaking equipment, gave preliminary fourth-quarter results that […]

January 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asian shares dip as commodities ease, bitcoin licks wounds

Asian shares dip as commodities ease, bitcoin licks wounds

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region’s resource shares were dented by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled on worries about tighter regulations. Reuters: Business News

January 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Control4 Not Worried About Do-It-Yourself Smart Home Gadgets

Control4 Not Worried About Do-It-Yourself Smart Home Gadgets

LAS VEGAS — There are two types of buyers of smart home devices: those with the technical know-how and time to set up such connected gadgets and those who’d rather pay someone else to do it. Control4 (CTRL) plays in the latter camp. It is a leading provider of home automation and control systems. It […]

January 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Universal Electronics Shifts To Smart Home From TV Remotes

Universal Electronics Shifts To Smart Home From TV Remotes

LAS VEGAS — Universal Electronics (UEIC) is known for its remote controls for TVs and entertainment systems, but increasingly the company wants to be a player in the smart home. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company exhibited a broad range of connected home devices at CES 2018. The four-day consumer electronics show ended Friday. “For the […]

January 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Wall St. hits new highs on earnings optimism, data

Wall St. hits new highs on earnings optimism, data

(Reuters) – Wall Street continued its rally on Friday with record closing highs as the fourth-quarter earnings season kicked off with solid results from banks and robust retail sales drove investor optimism about economic growth. Reuters: Business News

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Wall St. rises with oil prices, earnings optimism

Wall St. rises with oil prices, earnings optimism

(Reuters) – Wall Street surged to record highs on Thursday as rising oil prices lifted energy stocks and investors bet on a strong U.S. corporate earnings season. Reuters: Business News

January 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Wall Street pares losses as financial stocks climb

Wall Street pares losses as financial stocks climb

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes pared earlier losses on Wednesday as higher U.S. government bond yields drove gains for banks and other financial stocks. Reuters: Business News

January 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Airline Industry News And Stocks To Watch

Airline Industry News And Stocks To Watch

After a wave of mergers, the airline industry’s consolidation appears to have slowed the trend of rising capacity and damaging fare wars. Even once-skeptical investors like Berkshire Hathaway‘s (BRKB) Warren Buffett see the advantages that U.S. carriers now enjoy and have taken large positions in Delta Air Lines (DAL), American Airlines (AAL) and United Airlines […]

January 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Quotes Of The Week: From Julia Child, Thomas Edison And Others

Quotes Of The Week: From Julia Child, Thomas Edison And Others

Child On Caring Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. Julia Child, chef Edison On Resilience I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison, inventor Lombardi On Belief We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. Vince Lombardi, […]

January 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
U.S. fund managers expect value stocks to jump in 2018

U.S. fund managers expect value stocks to jump in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Value stocks are getting a once-over from some U.S. growth fund managers in early 2018 as they prowl for overlooked shares they think have more upside in a market that gained nearly 20 percent last year. Reuters: Business News

January 7, 2018 | By | Reply More