Tag: electronics

Opinion: 7 ways to cash in on the boom in videogames and esports

Like millions of other folks, I have maintained my sanity during the COVID-19 pandemic through videogames. To an older generation that may sound odd, but...

Worldwide chip shortage expected to last into next year, and that’s good news for semiconductor stocks

A global shortage of semiconductors has pushed chip stocks to record highs, and analysts expect that chips will continue to be in short supply at...

These S&P 500 stocks have had the biggest increases in ‘buy’ ratings so far this year

Traders in the stock market can take advantage of special situations to exploit sentiment and momentum and make quick profits — if they are quick...

S&P 500 earnings recession set to end, as Q4 EPS swings to growth

The S&P 500 earnings recession is now set to end, as bottom-line results for the fourth quarter have swung to growth for the first time...

Apple sees blizzard of demand for $14 billion debt deal

Apple Inc. attracted more than $33 billion worth of orders for its new $14 billion debt deal on Monday, underscoring the continued scramble for all...

Here’s what the robot fund that’s beating the S&P 500 is investing in now

Shares of the videogame retailer are up 23% in premarket trading after Monday’s wild session. To some, this is stirring memories of the dot-com boom...

Panasonic: Panasonic aims to double AC business in next 3 yrs, invest in domestic manufacturing

New Delhi: Consumer electronics major Panasonic India is aiming to double its residential air-conditioning business in the next three years as it is betting big...

Opinion: Apple justifies its huge valuation, while Tesla … not so much

The difference between two of the most popular stocks in America, Apple Inc. and Tesla Inc., stood out starkly Wednesday. Apple AAPL, -0.77% reported a...

Microsoft hits $40 billion in quarterly sales for first time, reports record earnings

Microsoft Corp. blew away earnings expectations Tuesday as it surpassed $40 billion in sales and $15 billion in profit in a quarter for the first...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

Apple, Tesla and Facebook ready to report record sales in busiest week of earnings

U.S. companies have barely managed to eke out positive earnings growth so far in this quarterly results season, but the big test arrives in the...

‘This is sheer economic waste. We distributed our $1,200 stimulus to our church:’ Why did we get these checks instead of poor Americans?

Dear Moneyist, My husband is 82 years old. I am 83. We are retired. We are neither Democrats nor Republicans. Last year, about midsummer, we...

Counting on a tax refund or stimulus check? 5 things to know before filing your taxes

This year’s tax season will start against a very different backdrop. Approximately 18 million people are on some form of unemployment assistance and savings rates...

Intel earnings: We know who the next CEO is, but what decisions will be made before he arrives?

As Pat Gelsinger returns to Intel Corp. as chief executive, investors are likely to skim past the chip maker’s quarterly results and short-term outlook to...

This film shows off virtual reality’s growing potential to compete with movies, TV, and gaming as our dominant form of entertainment

Virtual reality made me want to get into bed with Glenn Close.  Well, I had to do something. She laid there right in front of...

The COVID-19 earnings recession is expected to remain, but an end may be in sight

After the holiday quarter last year snapped an earnings recession, the same is not expected this year — but it isn’t impossible, and may happen...

I asked my fiancée, 30, to sign a prenup due to her spending. She refused. Would it be wrong to secretly put my assets in a trust?

Dear Moneyist, I’m a 28-year-old male marrying a 30-year-old woman. I have racked up about $100,000 in student-loan debt by earning two graduate degrees; luckily...

Micron earnings: Memory-chip demand has pushed stock to highest prices since dot-com boom

Micron Technology Inc. is expected to execute an about-face earnings report compared with a quarter ago, as prices and demand for memory chips turned on...

My partner supports me 100%. I’m ill and haven’t worked or filed taxes since 2016, so I got no stimulus. When will I get one?

Dear Moneyist, I’m in a long-term, live-in partnership. I became ill and haven’t been employed since 2016. My partner has been financially supporting me 100%....

I got two $1,200 stimulus payments last time. Will I receive two $600 checks this time? Will there even be another stimulus?

Dear Moneyist, To my surprise, I got two stimulus checks during the first round of economic impact payments. One was deposited into my bank, and...

20 electric vehicle stocks besides Tesla and Nio that analysts expect to rise the most over the next year

The electric vehicle revolution is real. A few years ago, did you believe it was possible for Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.44% to make and sell...

I earned $100,000 in 2019, but far less in 2020. Why did I not get a stimulus check? How is that fair?

Dear Moneyist, I have a question about the stimulus check. Why is the stimulus check based on 2019 tax returns? I earned over $100,000 in...

These 10 clunkers are my worst calls from a decade’s worth of investment advice

For those of us in the opinion writers’ trade, ‘tis the season to pound our chests for our prescience and don sackcloth and ashes for...

I’m 12 and in 7th grade. My parents are divorced, and I earn $10 a month from my podcast. What do you advise?

I am 12 and in the seventh grade. I run a small podcast and make $10 a month. I am thinking about investing in stocks,...

Bill Gates’s favorite reads of 2020: wide-ranging books on science, history and social justice

Bill Gates is out with his annual list of best reads, and as usual it’s an eclectic bunch. That fits with the theme of one...