VirnetX Holding Corporation
One can invest successfully in patents and intellectual property by identifying emerging technology trends, then finding the companies that hold core intellectual property (IP) rights associated with these growing markets. As an alternative, though, one could invest in companies that do this for you. Below, I will look at four companies in the patent industry to watch closely.
Boom or bust
Have you ever suspected a stock that you own is a target for manipulation? The share price gets pushed around. Message boards and investor forums are infiltrated to spread negative views as if they are facts. Traders and investors are fed a steady stream of fear, uncertainty and doubt, making one believe the stock is over-valued. This article is meant to shed some light on the rollercoaster ride of investing more »
All industries have litigation as a part of their business environment, but none more so these days than personal technology. With patent issues having developed an industry of its own, current issues can affect valuations to an almost absurd degree. I am going to look at some technology companies that have been affected mightily, though not necessarily logically, by patent litigation.
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What: Shares of mobile security technologist VirnetX (NYSEMKT: VHC) made a bad connection this morning, falling as much as 10% on average trading volume.
So what: VirnetX doesn't have any news of its own today more »