Articles By Balasubramanyam Seshan
HTC Amaze 4G, which was released in October for T-Mobile, is expected to see or give stiff competition to Apple iPhone 4S, which received overwhelming positive responses.
The top after-market NASDAQ Stock Market gainers are: ViroPharma, WebMD Health, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Oritani Financial, and Momenta Pharmaceuticals. The top after-market NASDAQ Stock Market losers are: RF Micro Devices, Vical, Integra LifeSciences Holdings, Morgans Hotel Group, and Zoltek Companies.
Apple Inc. is expected to release iPad 3 anytime in the next two months, as reports and analysts forecast suggest February to March time frame.
HTC Amaze 4G, which was released in October for T-Mobile, is expected to face immense pressure from Samsung Galaxy S2, which is considered to be "the best Android smartphone yet."
Jefferies & Co. downgraded its rating on shares of Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) to "hold" from "buy" with a price target of $18, after the company announced the appointment of PayPal's President Scott Thompson as new chief executive officer and director effective Jan. 9.
The top after-market NASDAQ Stock Market gainers are: Oclaro, Zumiez, National Instruments, Seagate Technology, Complete Genomics, and Apple. The top after-market NASDAQ Stock Market losers are: DryShips, Savient Pharmaceuticals, Sonic, Zix Corp., Limelight Networks, and Research In Motion.
Robert W. Baird said its technology team has identified ten key themes that it expects to drive investment opportunities in 2012, across a range of technology verticals.
The top pre-market NASDAQ Stock Market gainers are: TiVo, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Lululemon Athletica, Qiagen, and AVEO Pharmaceuticals. The top pre-market NASDAQ Stock Market losers are: Life Partners Holdings, Acme Packet, BioMimetic Therapeutics, NetApp, Aruba Networks, Yahoo, and Apple.
Wells Fargo Securities has compiled a calendar of important economic data releases and events of 2012.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) is likely to name Royal Bank Canada's Barbara Stymiest as its chairman, says Jefferies.