International Assets Holding Corporation
As the Fed continues its policy of an interest rate close to zero, many investors are looking for alternatives and I believe dividend stocks are the answers. It is necessary for a company to maintain healthy financial position as they pay dividends with free cash flows. In this article, I look at three companies that fit this profile: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTL), Cisco System (NASDAQ: CSCO) and General Electric Company more »
It was one of the top-performing sectors in 2012, with many companies from the group hitting new 52-week highs. And with this bullish trend still in play, these stocks are in position for more of the same for the remainder of 2013.
I'm talking about big technology.
With investors searching for stability in 2012, big technology was especially hot last year. That pushed mega-cap technology companies such as International more »
Tech companies not named Apple or Samsung might not be top of mind for many right now in the wake of their ongoing patent battles, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few ready to add value to your portfolio. Intel, Cisco Systems, and eBay Inc. are three tech companies you should consider buying today.
Intel (NASDAQ: INTL)
Intel fell six percent in August and the company dominates more »
I have always been impressed with Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), but like all companies it is subject to what economic conditions bring. That can be seen in the long downturn it had this year. But the company continues to make good decisions as one would expect. With this recent rally, I am wondering how far the stock will move up. What can we expect from this through the rest of more »
Despite the fact that Texas Instrument’s (NASDAQ: TXN) analog and embedded processor business showed QoQ growth in Q2, we remain skeptical about the stock considering the decline in wireless solutions and the large investments going into them. As the guidance for Q3 remains flat with no considerable catalysts on the horizon in the near term, we rate this stock as a sell.
Order slowdown to continue in Q3
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By the year 2030, higher intelligence, reasoning and memory will no longer belong exclusively to the human race.
Artificial intelligence is already with us in smartphones, tablets and Roomba cleaning robots. But scientists and software engineers are working in laboratories together to create a new generation of artificial intelligence designed to think…well, like us.
It looks like Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) has finally thrown in the towel and declared Intel (NASDAQ: INTL) the semiconductor winner. Mike Silverman, a spokesman for AMD, acknowledged that the company was changing their focus from head-on competition with Intel to the mobile device and cloud computing markets.
The semiconductor sector is suffering from an overall weakness in consumer demand coupled with growth slowdown in China and Europe. But more »
Competition for Intel (NASDAQ: INTL) continues to mount as they move into new markets. While Intel has been king of the PC chip market, it also knows this market continues to slowly dry up while consumers turn more and more to hand held devices. This has led the company to move more into the (hand-held tablet) and the server market.
This move begins a war. While Intel moves into new more »