Cisco earnings: Tariffs and demand could weigh on outlook

2019-02-08

If Cisco Systems Inc. signals that businesses are failing to splurge on capital spending as the outlook on tariffs and the economy remains murky, it could mean a rough 2019 for the networking giant and spread more fear across the tech spectrum. When Cisco CSCO, +1.05%  reports fiscal second-quarter earningsRead More →

If you own Apple, Amazon, Facebook or AMD, look out below

2019-02-07

In September, the momo (momentum) crowd was euphoric about popular tech stocks. In December, they were panicking about those same stocks and taking losses by aggressively selling. Now the momo crowd is aggressively buying tech stocks again. What if you were taking partial profits or selling in September? What ifRead More →

Symantec, Proofpoint earnings drive rally in cybersecurity stocks

2019-02-02

Cybersecurity stocks received a boost Friday following strong earnings results from Symantec Corp. and Proofpoint Inc. Shares of Symantec Corp. SYMC, +8.99%  rallied 9% to close at $22.91, touching an intraday high of $24.05, after the security company’s earnings topped Wall Street estimates late Thursday. Symantec also announced Chief FinancialRead More →

Alphabet earnings: Can Waymo be the non-Google star?

2019-02-02

Alphabet Inc. has amassed a fortune from its phalanx of Google ad products, but this year investors should start to see more important results from other business lines such as its cloud division and self-driving car unit, according to an analyst. Alphabet GOOGL, -0.65% GOOG, -0.50%  is set to reportRead More →

Apple scramble to fix eavesdropping FaceTime bug

2019-01-29

Apple Inc. scrambled to fix a bug in its FaceTime video-chat system that lets callers eavesdrop on users of iPhones, iPads, and Macs, an embarrassing setback for a company that has touted its commitment to privacy. The glitch, which was flagged on social media Monday, allows one FaceTime user callingRead More →

The sneaky way some daters save money on Netflix

2019-01-26

Love & Money is a MarketWatch series looking at how our relationship with money impacts our relationships with significant others, friends and family. Over the past nine years, New York City-based massage therapist Lorraine has binged on a number of shows on Netflix NFLX, +3.48% from the platform’s original seriesRead More →

Chip earnings provide a sigh of relief for tech

2019-01-23

Investors concerned about the big swoon for tech stocks at the end of last year received welcome news Wednesday afternoon. Three large semiconductor companies announced earnings beats after the market closed Wednesday, a welcome respite from the barrage of poor forecasts and plunging stock prices for chip companies in theRead More →