Finance

It’s Groundhog Day all over again for these stocks

If things feel familiar in the markets, it’s because they are. Between repeating business cycles and the never-ending calendar of earnings announcements, it’s easy to feel caught in a monotonous loop of economic stagnation and sinking oil prices. For some major stocks, like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and AT&T, Groundhog Day is often a reality. These stocks tend to repeat their performance ... Read More »

HTC One M10 (Perfume) has its specs outed

A couple of days ago famed leakster @evleaks brought us news that the upcoming HTC One M10 flagship (codenamed Perfume) would sport looks that are similar to those of the already launched One A9. And today he’s at it again, but this time with a pretty complete list of the phone’s most important specs. Let’s dive in then. The One ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv launched in India at a steep $923

BlackBerry finally launched the Priv in the Indian market. However, if you have been looking forward to buying this phone then you will have to come to terms with the rather steep pricing. The phone is priced at INR 62,990, which is around $923. In comparison, the phone is priced at $699 in the US, which was already considered expensive ... Read More »

After-hours buzz: YHOO, CMG, MTCH & more

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Shares of troubled technology giant Yahoo dropped after the bell when a slew of news accompanied its quarterly earnings report. Yahoo on Tuesday announced the latest in a long-standing tug-of-war with a vocal group of core investors: It will now consider a reverse spinoff, or the sale of its assets ... Read More »

Najarian: Buy Wendy’s stock ahead of report

CNBC “Halftime Report” trader Jon Najarian bought shares of a fast food restaurant chain on Tuesday, predicting a rally in the stock once earnings are released next week. Based on investment bets in the options market, Najarian believesWendy’s earnings may come in ahead of expectations on Feb. 9. In the past week, the company’s stock is already up nearly 6 ... Read More »

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus unveiled with 13MP camera, 4,000mAh battery

As expected, Huawei has unveiled the Honor Holly 2 Plus, which is the successor to the Chinese company’s Honor Holly from 2014. The Holly 2 Plus is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek MT6735P SoC with quad-core CPU and Mali 720 GPU, and sports a 5-inch HD IPS display. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory, which can be expanded ... Read More »

Cramer: How to find growth plays like Alphabet

Jim Cramer knows a lot of investors wish they could go back in time and buy Alphabet, or Google, back when it traded at a much lower valuation. “Guess what, you had the opportunity not all that long ago,” the “Mad Money” host said. In July 2015 Alphabet traded at just 17 times earnings, the same multiple as the average ... Read More »

Gionee Elife S8 to be launched at MWC next month

Gionee has announced that its upcoming Elife S8 flagship will be launched at this year’s Mobile World Congress, which is scheduled for next month (Feb 22 – Feb 25). The handset has been the subject of little to no rumours or leaks lately. As clear from the image above, the launch event is set for the first day of MWC ... Read More »

Banks report drop in demand for loans

Investors aren’t the only ones running for safety as the market tumbles and the economy wobbles. Businesses, too, are indicating an unwillingness to take on risk as loan demand declined for the first time in about four years, according to the Federal Reserve’s Senior Loan Officer Survey released this week. Demand for commercial and industrial loans has plunged in 2016, ... Read More »

Is Alphabet cursed now that it is No. 1?

The following is a free preview of CNBC Pro. To get more investment analysis and the live CNBC TV feed, please subscribe. To much fanfare, Alphabet’s market capitalization topped $531 billion Tuesday, surpassing Apple’s $524 billion worth and making the Google parent the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. But heavy is the head that wears the crown. The ... Read More »