Merger Mania Takes Over: Tuesday’s IP Market Recap

Merger and buyout news for Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft and Nokia led the headline news as investors bid up markets broadly to start the fall. More 

Cisco, Walmart Torch the Street: Thursday’s IP Market Recap

Blue chips Cisco and Walmart each delivered some crappy news and had their stocks sheared as a result, helping to drag down the broader indices. More 

Qualcomm to Take Stake in Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent announced Tuesday, that Qualcomm will be taking a minor stake in the company. The two will put $750,000 toward research. More 

Network Gear Stocks: 2 to Pass, 2 to Play

While Cisco reported a solid second quarter this week, the company is facing competition all around. Here are some network gear rivals to watch. More 

5 Communications Equipment Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of five Communications Equipment stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). More 

Apple’s Rescue Too Little Too Late — Thursday’s IP Market Recap

Downbeat jobs and productivity news coupled with a string of crummy earnings reports to send the broader markets into the red Thursday. More 

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Steps Down After Failed Turnaround Bid

The CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, Ben Verwaayen, announced on Thursday that he would step down after the company announced a loss for last year. More