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Why are Apple Shares Sliding?

Apple shares fell sharply Wednesday, leaving investors and traders searching for the reasons for the fall.  Shares in Apple (AAPL.O) closed down 6.43 percent, dragging down the NASDAQ index along with it. The NASDAQ Composite index closed down 0.06 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average index closed up 0.64 percent, while the S&P 500 index closed up 0.16 percent on Wednesday. Some […]

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Hot Stocks: The QE3 Movers and Shakers

Last week was eventful for the U.S. stock markets with the U.S. Federal Reserve announcing yet another Quantitative Easing program, the third in the series, which Wall Street calls QE3. Fed chief Ben Bernanke vowed the investors by continuing the QE, this time deciding to buy up to $40 million of mortgage backed securities every month […]

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Technology Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: MSFT, NOK, ORCL, and FB

Not to be outdone by Apple’s update of its much anticipated iPhone 5 announcement, some other technology companies including Microsoft/Nokia and Google, which will both unveil their latest product, are expected to be actively traded in Wednesday’s session. Microsoft [NYSE: MSFT] and Nokia [Nasdaq: NOK] are said to host an event at 10 a.m. ET […]

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