Tag Archives: Tech

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 »

World Energy Council Chairman Encourages Industry To Embrace New, Green Tech

Merrick Laravea Merrick Laravea is a PR professional based in Seoul writing about the intersection of tech and modern life in South Korea and beyond. A worker installs solar panels at a solar power plant on May 15, 2018 in Lianyungang, China. (VCG/VCG via Getty Images) The next gathering of the World Energy Congress is still over a year away, but you ... 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 »

The long awaited rush of tech IPOs is around the corner- but investors might be surprised by who is leading the charge

Theo Wargo/Getty The number of tech startups going public should jump to around 50, investment bankers who cater to the industry say. But don’t expect a lot of big-name companies to hit the public markets. Instead, enterprise-software companies will likely represent the lion’s share of new offerings, the bankers said. Many startups are feeling pressure from venture investors and employees ... 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 »

Emerging Markets for High Tech Ideas

Why don’t inexperienced entrepreneurs with high tech business ideas sell those ideas to existing companies with the knowhow and resources to exploit them successfully? Since companies like Apple and Cisco have shown their skill at bringing new products to market successfully, having them exploit entrepreneurs’ new product ideas should leave everyone better off. Nobel Prize-winning economist Kenneth Arrow explained why ... 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 »