SMART MONEY SELLS INTO INSANE CRAY RISE $CRAY $IBM

On Friday, Feb. 14, Cray Inc. CRAY experienced a meteoric rise of about 39%. Smart money took advantage of the strength and sold aggressively. Cray is in the business of super computers or high-performance computing (HPC). Let us start ...
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IBM SHARES TEMPT WITH VALUE BUT STILL TOO PRICEY $IBM $GOOG $MSFT $AMZN

Earnings season is in full swing, providing new data points for investors to reassess positions.  After a careful review of IBM‘s latest report Tuesday afternoon, I see no reason to buy the stock at current prices. ...
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RESTAURANT BUSINESS NO FREE LUNCH FOR APPLE $AAPL $OPEN $ORCL $SAP $IBM

On December 12, the Patently Apple AAPL website was first to report that Apple had filed for a restaurant-related patent. The stock market smelled what was cooking.  The stock of Open Table, which specializes in restaurant reservations, fell from a ...
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DON’T POINT FINGERS AT APPLE IF YOU ENJOY YOUR TAX DEDUCTIONS $AAPL $GOOG $MSFT $CSCO $IBM

Tim Cook’s testimony before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation has given much publicity to Apple ’s ingenuity at avoiding taxes.   Although Apple is in the limelight, it is not alone in using complex schemes to ...
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WEEKLY MARKET DIGEST: THE RALLY IS LONG IN THE TOOTH $GLD $SLV $USO $DIA $SPY $QQQ $TBF $TBT $AAPL

(The Weekly Digest reproduces the morning capsules made available every morning before the market open in the Real Time Feeds to the paying subscribers.)     THE RALLY IS LONG IN THE TOOTH January 25, 2013 The stock ...
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CLOUD IS HOT, BUT THIS IPO IS PURE INSANITY $AAPL $GOOG $MSFT $WDAY $ORCL $SAP $IBM $CRM

Cloud computing is hot. Even lay consumers who hadn’t heard of it only a year ago, not only know about cloud, but now they use it every day. If you are an Apple AAPL iPhone user, you ...
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New Siri Patent Paves Way For Apple Stock To Run To $1,000

On October 12, 2011, I started a series on  Forbes  titled 'œFuture of  Apple.'   The first article in the series was '˜Tim Cook's Leadership Determines Whether Apple Hits $100 or $1,000 Next'. Now I have ...
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Symantec (SYMC) Has More To Say About Norton Hacking

I detailed the attack by hackers on  Symantec, the maker of popular Norton Antivirus software in my article, 'œLords Of Kings Hack Norton Antivirus, Are You Safe?' Subsequently, Symantec's take on the hacking was detailed in ...
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Google Patents Are no Threat to Apple

Some stock market gurus seem to have a fatal attraction to technology patents. While technology patents can certainly add to the performance of a stock, that attraction often fails to account for ...
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Symantec Says Norton Is Safe After Lords of Kings Attack

Symantec, maker of Norton Antivirus, has admitted to a major security breach by a group called the Lords of Dharmaraja, which in English means '˜Kings of Religion'. For background, please see my article from January 6th, ...
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