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Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Chinese IPOs raked in $9 billion in U.S. cash, then promptly fell 13% on average

In China, the number 8 is a omen of good luck and prosperity. Indeed about 30 Chinese companies reaped over $9 billion in capital, going public in the U.S. markets in 2018, but the investors in many of these deals have not fared as well......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 31st, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: The current tech bubble is a Chinese import

In the last several years, the current tech boom in the public markets has differed from the dot-com bubble almost 20 years ago. Until now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 7th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: With 20%+ earnings growth baked in, the drama for tech this quarter will be in the forecasts

As tech companies continue to dominate Wall Street, with four now standing alone with valuations of more than $800 billion, gigantic growth is priced in and expected. All the drama is in the forecasts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Ho hum, just another quarter of 20%+ earnings growth for tech

As tech companies continue to dominate Wall Street, with four now standing alone with valuations of more than $800 billion, gigantic growth is priced in and expected. All the drama is in the forecasts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: The tech IPO market is back, thanks to boring, old cloud-software companies

So far this year, most of the biggest and best performing tech IPOs are from companies you have probably never heard of, yet they have found outsize success in a market with pent-up demand for high-growth tech companies, no matter their age......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: The promise of a magical rebound for tech comes with little evidence to back it up

Chip companies began stirring fears that the tech boom of the past decade is coming to an end last earnings season, when they began forecasting a downturn that has turned into the first chip slowdown .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: IBM plays a confusing game to claim stronger cloud business

IBM Corp., like Oracle Corp., is giving investors confusing information about its cloud computing revenue, trying to show its business in the biggest, best possible light......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 23rd, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Tech is ready to respond to Wall Street’s doubts, but don’t expect a holiday miracle

The most important earnings season for tech since the dot-com boom went bust is about to begin, but don’t expect a holiday miracle, especially for the companies that are used to a victory lap at this time of year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Tech companies are ready to respond to Wall Street’s doubts, but don’t expect a holiday miracle

The most important earnings season for tech since the dot-com boom went bust is about to begin, but don’t expect a holiday miracle, especially for the companies that are used to a victory lap at this time of year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: The JEDI war: Amazon, Oracle and IBM battle in mysterious world of military contracts

Some of the biggest names in the cloud computing world are fighting with the government over questionable and seemingly shady practices in the secret world of military contracts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: It’s Apple vs. the cloud in race to be the world’s most valuable tech company

Amazon.com briefly surpassed both Apple and Microsoft as the world’s most valuable company on Monday, the latest move in what has become a four-way race among tech giants, with Alphabet Inc. not far behind......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: You should be worried about tech stocks, and here’s why

After three weeks of tech earnings report, we have seen major tech companies like Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. get hammered after poor forecasts, but the real danger for tech is being voiced by companies that are not as well-known......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Carl Icahn is right about Dell’s complex, self-enriching attempt to re-enter public market

Carl Icahn has succe.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Trump’s tariffs against China are hurting U.S. tech companies instead

The latest tariffs enacted by the Trump Administration against China are not expected to help solve the problem of intellectual property theft from American companies and instead could hurt U.S. companies, including many in the technology sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Why AMD believes it can challenge Intel in servers

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is hoping that once again, by leapfrogging chip giant Intel Corp. with what it believes is better technology, it will gain back its lost share in the server market.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 28th, 2018

Investors pour $4 billion into China"s latest internet IPO

A Chinese app that does just about everything has found strong demand for its shares, bucking the trend of recent tech IPOs......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 13th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Apple and other tech companies sound the alarm on Trump’s China tariff plans

Appl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: The government has moved on from the Equifax breach, but you shouldn’t

A year ago, Americans learned that a company that warehoused their data without their express permission had leaked the personal information of more than half of all adults in the country. And then ... nothing happened......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Hey Elon Musk, where’s the funding to take Tesla private?

It’s now been three days since Elon Musk roiled the U.S. markets with a tweet contending that funding was secured to take Tesla private at $420 a share in what would be the largest corporate private buyout ever, and his silence since is deafening......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Apple is worth $1 trillion because of Tim Cook

Tim Cook deserves all the kudos he is receiving as the chief executive to steer Apple Inc. toward the record $1 trillion market cap it reached this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 5th, 2018

Wall Street to open lower on renewed tariff fears

Wall Street was set to open lower after tech and industrial stocks fell, as fears of a trade spat between the United States and China failed to let up after President Donald Trump proposed 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 2nd, 2018