The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, and Abbott Laboratories, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.
Who needs to own a boring U.S. Treasury bond when you can buy an exciting tech stock and get a similar -- or in many cases, higher -- yield in the process?
Cisco Systems (CSCO) announced Wednesday MOREPaul R. La Monica - Aug 16, 2012 1:14 PM ET
Unicorns. Little green men from Mars. The Loch Ness Monster. Investors who are proud to own Facebook (FB) stock. The first three don't exist. The fourth -- shockingly -- does.
Yes, Facebook had a monumentally messed up initial public offering. Shares are currently trading around $26.50, 30% below the offering price of $38. And those poor saps who got stuck with Facebook when it briefly looked like it was off to MOREPaul R. La Monica - Jun 7, 2012 1:51 PM ET
Dell (DELL) is a disaster. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is expected to report a massive round of layoffs and more disappointing financial results after the bell. The PC is quickly becoming irrelevant in the eyes of investors as tablet mania rules the land.
So why is Microsoft's (MSFT) stock up nearly 15% year-to-date, making it the fifth best performer in the Dow Jones industrial average? A lot is riding on Microsoft's upcoming MOREPaul R. La Monica - May 23, 2012 8:31 AM ET
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