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 MOREHibah Yousuf - Dec 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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. MOREPaul R. La Monica - Dec 10, 2013 4:04 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Nov 26, 2013 1:01 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Nov 19, 2013 1:19 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Nov 12, 2013 12:38 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Aug 29, 2013 1:25 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Aug 22, 2013 1:36 PM ET
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 MOREHibah Yousuf - Aug 14, 2013 4:10 PM ET
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 MOREPaul R. La Monica - Jul 30, 2013 12:56 PM ET
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