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These Top Tech Stock Plays Are Trouncing The Market

Despite some volatility, tech stocks are trouncing the broader market this year as top-performing tech funds score double-digit gains. ETFMG Prime Cyber Security (HACK) leads the pack with a 19.8% year-to-date gain through May 9, according to Morningstar Direct. That’s far ahead of the S&P 500’s 1.5% advance. The ETF lost 2% Friday, but remains just below its all-time highs. ... Read More »

Samsung Tops Shrinking Smartphone Market in Q1 2018: Counterpoint

As global smartphone market declined for the second successive quarter in the first quarter of 2018, Samsung remained the leader, shipping 78 million devices and capturing 21.7 percent market share, Counterpoint Research said on Wednesday. Samsung shipments grew 5 percent with the launch of its latest flagship, the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Apple which surprised the analysts with a strong fiscal 2018 second-quarter results, shipped 52.2 million devices, ... Read More »

If You Missed The Astronomical Rise Of The Marijuana Market Or The Bitcoin Boom, Don’t Panic. Now Is Your Chance To Profit From The Fastest Growing Industry. ..

Dear Reader, Right now we’re smack in the middle of the biggest get rich quick boom in history. Cryptocurrencies are rocketing 3,028%, 9,790%, 13,558% even 694,900%. So if you made the smart decision to get in on this profit frenzy early… congratulations! You’re already a millionaire. But if you’ve missed out so far, I want you to pay very close attention ... Read More »

As tech rallies on, market watchers say Netflix and Micron are the two names to buy

Amid the recent market turmoil, one group of stocks has managed to stay above the fray: tech. And there are some specific names in the space market watchers are eyeing for a big breakout. Miller Tabak equity strategist Matt Maley pointed out that the tech-stock tracking ETF (XLK) has recouped all of its losses in the last month, but warned ... Read More »

Tech Startup Market Hot Again?

We’ve gotten used to hearing bad economic news, to the point that most of us just tune it out now. After all, you can only take so much bad news without it wearing you down. But could the good times be back again? Judging from reports about Y Combinator’s recent Demo Day, it may be boom times again for Web and ... Read More »

Small Business Tech Market

In-Stat MDR has a study showing that the U.S. small business market will spend over $170 billion on information technology in 2004, an increase of more than 5% compared to expenditures in 2003. According to In-Stat MDR: “Although individual firms’ IT budgets are relatively small, customers in this market represent a tremendous opportunity for IT providers. Telecom, applications and LAN ... Read More »

These six tech companies are worth $500 billion, and their earnings are about to sway the market

As 2017 dawned, two tech companies were worth $500 billion on their own. That number has since tripled, forming a group of half a dozen tech companies worth at least half a trillion dollars that dominate the markets as their products weave their way into every facet of consumers’ lives. All six companies — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. BABA, +0.20%  , Alphabet Inc.GOOGL, +0.41% GOOG, +0.54%  , ... Read More »

Forrester forecasts 5 percent growth in global tech market over the next two years

Forrester projects that the global tech market for business and government purchases of technology goods, software, and services will grow by around 5 percent in 2018 and 2019(subscription required) measured in constant currencies. Measured in US dollars, tech market growth will be stronger in 2018 at 6 percent due to a slightly weaker US dollar, then slow to 4.6 percent growth ... Read More »

Science, tech market hastens development

Deputy chairman of HCM City People’s Committee Trần Vĩnh Tuyến (second left) meets with US scientists in order to boost Vietnamese technology. — Photo voh.vn Viet Nam NewsHCM CITY — The HCM City’s Science and Technology Department plans to launch a municipal Science and Technology Development Fund while seeking to focus State science and technology organisations on activities relevant to ... Read More »

The many problems with a market for higher education

In April this year, the Office for Students will become the “regulator and competition authority” for the English higher education sector. The establishment of this authority, complete with its own “chief executive”, captures perfectly the transition of the country’s university sector, where income from tuition fees has gradually supplanted direct government funding over the last few decades. This process of government-encouraged marketisation — one ... Read More »