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​Three Top Tech Picks with Upside Potential

MoneyShow | Equities.com |

Here are a trio of technology stocks that each earn a top Best Buy rating.


​Why Applied Materials Is One of the Best Bets in Chips

MoneyShow | Equities.com |

From smartphones, Internet of Things, autonomous driving, advanced robotics, or mobile gaming, all of them use specialized chips to operate.


As Sam Sees It: Using Momentum to Invest with the Best

Sam Stovall | Equities.com |

Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market. EQ: Momentum is usually a term more fit for active traders,


Wall Street Rallies on Jobs, Retails Sales Data

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Investors reacted favorably to Feb. 13 news of an unexpected increase in first-time jobless claims for the previous week, as well as a decline in January retail sales sending stocks on a broad


Wall Street Underwhelms as Earnings Take Center-Stage

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Wall Street was lower by Wednesday’s closing bell, as recent worries about D.C. politics and Treasury spending gave way to earnings results from the recently-ended third quarter. After yet


Stocks Rise Again as 2013 Taper Seems Unlikely, Netflix (NFLX) Erases Gains

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Having escaped the debt-ceiling crisis in the nick of time, investors sent Wall Street higher on Tuesday as data on the jobs market released earlier in the morning also undercut renewed


Wall Street Struggles as Debt Compromise Disappears

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

With the government shutdown embarking on its third week and a possible debt default only two days away, stocks dropped on Tuesday in reaction to what is by all appearances a chaotic situation in


Stocks End Mostly Lower for Second Day

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Stocks wavered on Tuesday before ending slightly lower, as investors mulled over a number of economic data points, as well as President Obama’s address to the United Nations General


Applied Materials Tokyo Electron Merger Drives Stock Prices Higher

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

The world’s leading provider of microchip manufacturing equipment, Applied Materials (AMAT) , has cut a deal to purchase Tokyo Electron (TOELY) . The deal is being made for $9.39 billion


Can Micron Technology Continue to Outperform?

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

To kick off the last trimester of the year, last week Equities.com took a look at 2013’s best and worst performing stocks on the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. Among the less


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