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  • The 2013 Nasdaq is nothing like 2000

    It's been a banner year for stocks. The Dow and S&P 500 have been in record territory since March, while the Nasdaq has been trading at its highest levels since 2000.

    Though the robust gains have ignited some worries that stocks may be overvalued, most experts believe that a dose of skepticism is actually healthy and predict that stocks will continue to rise next year, albeit at a more MORE

    - Dec 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • BlackBerry: Not dead yet! Seriously

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    BlackBerry, the smartphone maker formerly known as (Prince?) Research in Motion, is having a terrible 2013.

    Okay. I'm sugarcoating the situation by merely referring to this year as terrible. It's been horrific. Deplorable. Ghastly. MORE

    - Dec 10, 2013 4:04 PM ET
  • Apple has its mojo back

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    The battle between iBulls and iBears over the direction of Apple's stock has been fascinating to watch this year.

    For most of 2013, the animals of the more ursine variety were trouncing their taurine rivals. But MORE

    - Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM ET
  • Will Google soon pass Exxon in market value?

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    Google's CEO wasn't the subject of an Academy Award-nominated movie. Google's CEO also didn't strike a pose for Vogue. (Thank goodness for that!)

    Larry Page seems like a pretty boring guy. I've listened to many Google MORE

    - Nov 26, 2013 1:01 PM ET
  • Has Tesla finally bottomed? Maybe?

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    Good news for Tesla investors! You don't need as many bitcoins to buy the electric carmaker's stock as you did just a few months ago.

    Okay. I'm being sarcastic ... which is par for the course MORE

    - Nov 19, 2013 1:19 PM ET
  • Adobe hacked. Wall Street doesn't care.

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    Adobe, the software company most famous for Photoshop and PDF converter Acrobat, has been in the news a lot lately ... for all the wrong reasons.

    The company disclosed last month that hackers were able to MORE

    - Nov 12, 2013 12:38 PM ET
  • Don't underestimate Google

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    It may seem odd to call a company that's worth $285 billion, has a dominant share of its market, and projections of 15% annual earnings growth for the next few years an underdog. But MORE

    - Aug 29, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Tech is not dead

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    In a twist on the famous quote by Antony in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, I come to praise tech, not to bury it.

    There's been a lot of talk lately about how big tech companies are doing MORE

    - Aug 22, 2013 1:36 PM ET
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  • Apple tops $500. Thanks, Carl Icahn!

    Cue the Apple "iCahn" jokes. Apple's stock topped the $500 mark Wednesday for the first time since January. Shares moved higher for a second day on the news that activist investor Carl Icahn has taken a "large" position in the company.

    Shares crossed the psychologically important level and climbed as high as $504.25 in afternoon trading, before settling just below the mark at $498.50.

    Still, the recent gains have boosted Apple's value by MORE

    - Aug 14, 2013 4:10 PM ET
  • The stock market in Wonderland

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

    These are strange times for the markets. Curiouser and curiouser one might say. If one were a girl who just stumbled upon a bizarre fantasy world.

    And why not? It seems like many days on Wall MORE

    - Jul 30, 2013 12:56 PM ET
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