Saturday, September 23, 2017

Week in review: Apple iPhone 8 hits stores, Adobe posts earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Smaller crowds greet Apple’s iPhone 8 as many wait for iPhone X. (Sept. 22, 2017)

Micron Technology has tailwinds heading into fourth-quarter report. (Sept. 21, 2017)

Apple iPhone X production, supply likely delayed: analyst. (Sept. 21, 2017)

Activision assembles 12 teams for first Overwatch League season. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Apple Watch Series 3 tarnished by cellular glitch reports. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Best Buy’s four-year sales, earnings outlook disappoints. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Adobe stock dinged by marketing software bookings miss. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Adobe Systems beats third-quarter sales, earnings targets. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Chipmakers Nvidia, Micron receive price-target hikes. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Universal Display looking bright after Goldman Sachs report. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Nintendo stock jumps on upgrade, Switch’s sales prospects. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Best Buy stock falls as retailer sets sales, earnings goals. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Apple stock gets price-target hike on higher product prices. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 demand isn’t looking so hot, signs show. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Semiconductor-equipment stocks shift into high gear. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Nvidia stock soars to new high on bullish analyst reports. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Hulu beats Netflix, Amazon to milestone in Emmy Award victory. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Photo: Apple iPhone 8 (Apple)

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Week in review: Apple introduces iPhone X

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple’s best iPhone — at least until November — goes on sale. (Sept. 15, 2017)

Nvidia stock breaks out, hits all-time high on bullish report. (Sept. 15, 2017)

These chip stocks broke out in bullish trading action. (Sept. 15, 2017)

Adobe sales, earnings growth seen slowing, but still healthy. (Sept. 15, 2017)

Top chip-gear makers rally as Lam Research hits record high. (Sept. 14, 2017)

Nvidia’s data center business might be bigger than reported. (Sept. 14, 2017)

Apple kicks off augmented-reality era with new iPhones. (Sept. 14, 2017)

Dolby, Universal Display boosted by new Apple iPhones. (Sept. 13, 2017)

These chip stocks seen benefiting from new Apple iPhones. (Sept. 13, 2017)

IRobot stock attacked by home appliance vendor SharkNinja. (Sept. 13, 2017)

Late debut for iPhone X disappoints Apple investors. (Sept. 13, 2017)

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, but you can’t get one until Nov. 3. (Sept. 12, 2017)

IBD 50 stock Control4 surges on brokerage’s price-target hike. (Sept. 11, 2017)

Apple stock not likely to get lift from iPhone launch event. (Sept. 11, 2017)

Spoiler alert: Likely Apple iPhone names, other details leaked. (Sept. 11, 2017)

Photo: Apple iPhone X smartphone (Apple)

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Week in review: Control4, Activision up on news

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Control4 stock upgraded to buy on trade-show buzz. (Sept. 8, 2017)

Activision video game “Destiny 2” off to good start. (Sept. 8, 2017)

New iPhone 8 production problems could delay launch. (Sept. 8, 2017)

Wireless operators could be stingy on iPhone 8 deals: analyst. (Sept. 7, 2017)

GoPro, Fitbit shares perk up on improved outlook, partnership. (Sept. 7, 2017)

Activision Blizzard seen getting earnings boost from Overwatch League. (Sept. 7, 2017)

Broadcom, Intel could benefit from investor shift to value stocks. (Sept. 6, 2017)

Apple stock gets price-target hike before iPhone 8 “supercycle.” (Sept. 6, 2017)

Top questions Apple will face at Sept. 12 iPhone event. (Sept. 5, 2017)

IBD 50 chip stock hits buy point on upgrade, but then retreats. (Sept. 5, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 seen lifting Universal Display sales, earnings. (Sept. 5, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 drawing less interest than last year’s model. (Sept. 5, 2017)

Photo: Control4 home automation and control software. (Control4)

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Week in review: Best Buy earnings, Fitbit smartwatch

The following is a roundup of my stories from

What to expect when Apple holds its product launch event Sept. 12. (Sept. 1, 2017)

Microsoft to usher in “mixed reality” technology on Oct. 17. (Sept. 1, 2017)

Apple gets price-target hike ahead of iPhone 8 launch. (Sept. 1, 2017)

Sony jumps into smart-speaker market with assist from Google. (Aug. 31, 2017)

ON Semi rated “strong buy”; Microchip, ASML break out. (Aug. 31, 2017)

Apple schedules Sept. 12 media event; New iPhones expected. (Aug. 31, 2017)

Microsoft carves new high, gains in enterprise cloud software. (Aug. 31, 2017)

Fiber-optic network firm Ciena slammed by soft guidance. (Aug. 31, 2017)

Universal Display stock soars on bullish analyst report. (Aug. 30, 2017)

Semtech falls on weak sales guidance for October quarter. (Aug. 30, 2017)

Apple hits record high as it ramps up iPhone 8, HomePod lines. (Aug. 30, 2017)

Best Buy slide continues as analysts doubt it can maintain sales. (Aug. 30, 2017)

Dycom stock pummeled on weak July-quarter sales, guidance. (Aug. 30, 2017)

Analog Devices smashes earnings estimates, guides higher. (Aug. 30, 2017)

Analog Devices, Semtech earnings on tap: What to expect. (Aug. 29, 2017)

Apple, Accenture partner on enterprise mobile apps. (Aug. 29, 2017)

Best Buy crushes on earnings, but CEO puts a chill on shares. (Aug. 29, 2017)

Virtual-reality gear discounted as VR interest ebbs. (Aug. 28, 2017)

Best Buy could get lift from Nintendo Switch, appliances. (Aug. 28, 2017)

Fitbit debuts smartwatch to take on Apple Watch. (Aug. 28, 2017)

Photo: Fitbit Ionic smartwatch.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Week in review: Broadcom, HP earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Broadcom shares fall below 50-day moving average. (Aug. 25, 2017)

Autodesk rises on better-than-expected second-quarter results. (Aug. 25, 2017)

Splunk shares jump on July-quarter sales, earnings beat. (Aug. 25, 2017)

Netflix’s success in Brazil shows it doesn’t need Disney. (Aug. 25, 2017)

Splunk rockets on second-quarter sales, earnings beat. (Aug. 24, 2017)

Broadcom beats on earnings, matches on sales for third quarter. (Aug. 24, 2017)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hopes to steal thunder from Apple iPhone 8. (Aug. 24, 2017)

HP beats July-quarter sales, earnings targets. (Aug. 23, 2017)

Apple scales back car ambitions as Project Titan founders. (Aug. 23, 2017)

Broadcom earnings report could be Apple-flavored. (Aug. 22, 2017)

HP seen posting declining earnings for second straight quarter. (Aug. 22, 2017)

Video game purchases predicted to be 100% online in 6 years. (Aug. 22, 2017)

IPhone 8 may ditch fingerprint sensor, use facial recognition. (Aug. 21, 2017)

Netflix flirts with key support level on competition worries. (Aug. 21, 2017)

Photo: HP notebook computer (HP Inc.)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Week in review: Disney to pull its movies off Netflix

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Netflix fall continues over end of Disney movie deal. (Aug. 10, 2017)

Nvidia earnings crush views, guidance bullish, but stock dives. (Aug. 10, 2017)

Blue Apron shares plunge again on earnings disappointment. (Aug. 10, 2017)

NetEase beats second-quarter views, but shares fall late. (Aug. 9, 2017)

NetEase shares surge ahead of second-quarter results. (Aug. 9, 2017)

Netflix stock tumbles after Disney announces competing service. (Aug. 8, 2017)

Rumored Apple Watch with built-in cellular called “pointless.” (Aug. 8, 2017)

Netflix gets price-target hike on heady international growth. (Aug. 8, 2017)

Zebra Technologies beats second-quarter targets, guides higher. (Aug. 8, 2017)

Apple Watch sales seen getting boost from cellular model. (Aug. 7, 2017)

Netflix buys “Kingsman” comic-book publisher Millarworld. (Aug. 7, 2017)

Photo: “Kick-Ass” comic from Millarworld.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Week in review: Apple, Activision, Take-Two, Universal Display earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Activision stock gets blizzard of price-target increases. (Aug. 4, 2017)

Chipmakers Microchip, Impinj diverge after June-quarter reports. (Aug. 4, 2017)

Smart-home company Control4 beats views, falls on outlook. (Aug. 4, 2017)

OLED specialist Universal Display crushes Wall Street’s estimates. (Aug. 3, 2017)

Microchip Technology tops analyst targets in fiscal first quarter. (Aug. 3, 2017)

Activision Blizzard beats second-quarter views, offers mixed outlook. (Aug. 3, 2017)

Tracking-chip maker Impinj falls on weak outlook. (Aug. 3, 2017)

Video game publisher Take-Two rockets on June-quarter beat. (Aug. 3, 2017)

Chipmaker Cavium posts 5th straight beat-and-raise quarter. (Aug. 3, 2017)

Game publisher Take-Two posts 34% sales hike, and shares jump. (Aug. 2, 2017)

Chipmaker Qorvo beats June-quarter targets, but misses on outlook. (Aug. 2, 2017)

Apple likely sold this many watches last quarter. (Aug. 2, 2017)

This is why Apple is bullish on Q4 sales (It’s not the iPhone 8). (Aug. 2, 2017)

Apple testing buy zone as company teases plans. (Aug. 2, 2017)

Apple jumps on strong earnings, iPhone sales, guidance. (Aug. 1, 2017)

Chip-gear maker Ichor disappoints with earnings, guidance. (Aug. 1, 2017)

Advanced Energy Industries posts beat-and-raise results. (July 31, 2017)

Apple Q3 earnings consensus: Just get it over with. (July 31, 2017)

Tesla stock dips on Model 3 “production hell” concerns. (July 31, 2017)

China’s surges on second-quarter sales beat, guidance. (July 31, 2017)

Photo: Apple Watch (Apple)