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Tech Stocks Rise from Housing's Ashes

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted September 27, 2007

The nation's housing sector took yet another blow this morning as the most recent data on new home sales further revealed to the Street what it already knows--the bottom in housing is nowhere in sight. Techs meanwhile staged a rally

VC's Search for the Next Big Thing

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted September 17, 2007

Of all places it was the garage where it was born. There, some 60 years ago, college pals Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded the firm that would later bear their name: Hewlett-Packard.

The Bull Market Case

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted September 6, 2007

Today's WD is heavy with charts. My apologies. But there's a set of charts at the end of this article that are downright frightening. So I urge you to look carefully at my analysis.

Technology Stocks

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 23, 2007

Commodities, banking, real estate, mortgages, builders - you name it - all down for the count and headed nowhere but lower, no matter what the Fed does.

Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted August 20, 2007

A look at the progression of the solar industry. From bulky panels to flexible strips, the solar industry has come a long way. Get ready for the next solar innovation.

A Few Bright Spots in the Markets

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 17, 2007

Well, after holding sway over the markets for so long, the bulls have had it absolutely handed it to them since those heady and short-lived days at the 14 k mark on the Dow.

Cisco Knocks the Cover Off . . . Again

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 9, 2007

On the same day that Barry Bonds belted his way into baseball history, Cisco Systems crushed a long ball of its own. But unlike the Bonds home run that fell practically without a sound, Cisco's 4Q performance led to nothing but cheers on the Street, particularly over at the NASDAQ.

Bulls Catch a Summer Cold

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 3, 2007

After looking so dangerous only a couple of weeks ago as the Dow cracked the 14,000 mark for the first time, the bulls seem to have caught themselves a nasty summer cold.

Desktop Factory Brings 3D Printing to Consumers

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 1, 2007

As the markets up at Wall and Broad Streets continue to pacify the bears with an ongoing downtrend, to the nation's entrepreneurs it's really nothing but a sideshow.

NFC Turns Cell Phones into Money

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 26, 2007

At the ripe old age of 43, the fact that I'm a living and breathing anachronism is something that is kind of hard for me to admit. But every time that I check out of any store these days I am reminded of how out of step with the rest of the world I really am.

Medical Robots Continue to Revolutionize Healthcare

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 24, 2007

Baltimore, Md.--When it comes to what people actually do when they are at work over the course of a long day, there is one profession whose daily grind absolutely astounds me. When it comes to a combination of long hours, skills, and smarts, these people are practically from another planet. That’s how different their work day is from what the rest of us do.

Bulls Lead Midsummer Rally

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 17, 2007

To almost any sane person, a 1,300 pound bull is nothing to be fooling around with. An image of power, the massive animal is really nothing more than muscle, hooves, and horns. And then there is the attitude--it’s pretty nasty.

Solar Tower of Power

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 12, 2007

Like most entrepreneurs, Roger Davey is a man who sees something that very few other people do. Because of it he takes risks, he works hard, and he pushes his dream down a road with no sure answers. And as with most monomaniacs, his dream will either end in the Promised Land or at the bottom of a cliff.

iPhone Hype Intersects with Reality

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted June 28, 2007

With the long awaited debut of Apple's iPhone tomorrow, Steve Jobs won’t be the only one hoping to earn a buck or two after six months of hype. In fact, a virtual cottage industry has sprung up surrounding the release.

The Telco's New Star

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted June 26, 2007

Like most Americans, Rich and Marjorie Bayer of Massapequa, NY, love their television. But their television is radically different from the one that’s probably on all the time in your house. Unlike your set, the Bayer’s is wired to the Internet, and it is nothing short of a glimpse into the future.