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3 Tech Stocks with More than 25% Upside

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

3 Tech Stocks with More than 25% Upside

Investing in tech stocks can be quite tricky. The biggest players such as Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Dell (Nasdaq: DELL), Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Hewlettt-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) are struggling to find growth. The industry's smallest players can post impressive growth in short stretches, but they can also plunge in value if growth cools. Shares of mobile data service company Motricity (Nasdaq: MOTR), for example, which I wrote about here, raced from to and back to in less than a year.

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ECB Stark: Greece debt restructuring too risky

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Restructuring Greece’s debt is too risky and may have a negative impact on the euro-zone region as a whole without resolving any of the underlying issues, a senior European Central Bank official said Friday. “The notion that one could solve a budget crisis by simple debt reduction is an illusion,” Juergen Stark, a member of the ECB Executive Board, said in a speech at an award ceremony in Aachen, Germany. Stark noted that debt restructuring will trigger more uncertainties and lead to slower economic growth, forcing the government to borrow more heavily, according to a translated transcript of the speech. Stark also dismissed concerns that Greece was insolvent and stressed the importance of consistent implementation of structural reform.

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Dispute saps Yahoo’s hold over Alibaba

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

War of words between e-commerce powerhouse and its largest shareholder highlights concerns over US group’s ability to maintain its grip on its most valuable asset

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Kofi Annan hits at west over Libya

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, fears coalition’s actions have gone beyond UN mandate, and demand for Gaddafi to go will complicate talks

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After a Momentous Week Comes a Discerning Week

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

U.S. Review After a Momentous Week Comes a Discerning Week U.S. inflation reports came mostly above expectations during the week with import prices increasing 2.2 percent, producer prices up 0.8 percent and consumer prices up 0.4 percent month-over-month. Meanwhile, core consumer prices were up 0.2 percent. The good news for the U.S. economy is that oil and overall commodity prices continued to drop during this week and this will help the U.S. consumer as gasoline and food prices come back

FXstreet.com: Fundamental

After a Momentous Week Comes a Discerning Week is a post from: The Forex Trading System Blog

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Global Investors Favor U.S. Tax Hikes

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Taxes must be raised to cut the federal deficit substantially, says a decisive (and pessimistic) majority of global investors; most predict Congress will lift the debt ceiling

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Closing the net on Rajaratnam

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Galleon founder’s dealings with his inside contacts amounted to evidence the jury could not dismiss, writes Kara Scannell

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Euro gains on strong German growth

May 14, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

The single currency regains some poise after robust data boost expectations that the ECB will raise interest rates in the coming months

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