Why an analyst says sell these four big software stocks

Why an analyst says sell these four big software stocks

Salesforce Inc.’s stock gets a lot of love on Wall Street, with 43 of the 49 covering analysts tracked by FactSet rating the shares the equivalent of buy. But Guggenheim analyst John DiFucci bucked the trend in a big way, starting coverage of the software giant to sell. The initiation was one of four bearish … Read more

These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related … Read more

DreamWorks Animation to Release MoonRay as Open Source

DreamWorks Animation to Release MoonRay as Open Source

GLENDALE — DreamWorks Animation has just announced their intention to release their proprietary production renderer, MoonRay, as open source software later this year. MoonRay is DreamWorks’ state-of-the-art MCRT renderer, which has been used on feature films such as How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, The Croods: A New Age, The Bad Guysas well … Read more

Alibaba (BABA) fiscal earnings Q1 June quarter

Alibaba (BABA) fiscal earnings Q1 June quarter

Alibaba has faced growth challenges amid regulatory tightening on China’s domestic technology sector and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. But analysts think the e-commerce giant’s growth could pick up through the rest of 2022. Kuang Da | Jiemian News | VCG | Getty Images Alibaba reported fiscal first-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat … Read more

Amazon stock jumps 12% as sales beat and AWS growth overcomes a second straight quarterly loss

Amazon stock jumps 12% as sales beat and AWS growth overcomes a second straight quarterly loss

Amazon.com Inc. decided to cut back after years of pouring money into growth, and the result was a second consecutive quarterly loss, but a beat on sales and continued strong growth from Amazon Web Services helped push the stock higher in after-hours trading Thursday. Amazon AMZN, +1.08% reported a second-quarter loss of $2 billion, or … Read more

These 19 big tech stocks have now dropped at least 60% from their 52-week highs

These 19 big tech stocks have now dropped at least 60% from their 52-week highs

The latest inflation figures on June 10 were worse than expected and the effect on stock prices was brutal. A list of stocks in the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq-100 Index that have fallen at least 60% from 52-week highs is below. The consumer-price index report for May from the Bureau of Labor Statistics came … Read more

Okta stock rally shifts into overdrive following hiked outlook as other software companies trim theirs

Okta stock rally shifts into overdrive following hiked outlook as other software companies trim theirs

Okta Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Thursday, adding to gains in the regular session after the identity-management services company reported better-than-expected results and, unlike some larger software companies, hiked its outlook for the year. Okta OKTA, + 10.96% shares soared 18% in Thursday’s after-hours session, building on an 11% surge in the regular … Read more

Dow climbs third straight day as stocks end sharply higher after retail sales, Fed Chair Powell’s remarks

Dow climbs third straight day as stocks end sharply higher after retail sales, Fed Chair Powell’s remarks

US stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday, after retail sales data for April suggested the economy remained healthy and as investors weighed remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. On Monday, the Dow ended less than 0.1% higher, the S&P 500 closed 0.4% lower and the Nasdaq fell 1.2%. The declines followed another losing week for … Read more