Hormel Foods and HP Inc. Declare Dividend Increases

Text size Hormel stock has returned about 3% this year through Friday, dividends included. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg…

Cloud software is suffering a cold November rain. Can Snowflake and Salesforce turn it around?

The week after Thanksgiving could determine if cloud software is still too fat or if there…

BDCs Sport Lofty Yields, But the Risks Are Growing

Business development companies lend to midsize private companies at high interest rates. They have proven popular…

More people use ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say that’s a double-edged sword

Online purchases using the BNPL rose by 13% year-on-year in November, according to Adobe Analytics. That figure…

Where to Get Yields of 10% and Up, if You Can Stomach a Little Risk

The $280 billion convertibles sector is replete with 10%-plus yields on many issues. There is a…

Apple’s iPhone Issues Could Hit Revenue. Why Analysts Say Not to Worry.

Apple is facing delivery problems for some iPhones as issues at a critical factory in China…

Activision Stock Falls on Report FTC Might Block Microsoft Deal

Activision Blizzard stock dropped Friday after a Politico report suggested that the Federal Trade Commission will…

Apple iPhone wait times have doubled in 4 weeks to 38 days, UBS says

It’s too late to buy an Apple iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max in time for…

New CIO Wants Cisco to Be a Model for Hybrid Work

Fletcher Previn, Cisco Systems Inc.’s new chief information officer, said he is working to help position…

Spotlight on layoffs: Cuts at Amazon, Cisco, Roku, Meta, Twitter, Intel and more

From HP, Amazon, Roku and Beyond Meat to Meta and Twitter, big names across a number…

I got laid off by a big tech company. What’s my next career move? 

Being let go from a job is hard, especially at a moment when the cost of…

Google looks to shed 10,000 ‘poor performing’ workers: report

Another major tech titan is bracing for thousands of layoffs. Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, +1.45% GOOG, +1.53%…

Opinion: These five technology stocks give investors more reward for their risk

Earnings season for the technology sector is just about over. It’s been a mixed bag. Slower…

Markets will shift to a ‘hope’ phase next year, and investors would be wise not to miss it, says Goldman Sachs

Fresh China COVID-19 worries are threatening to nix any preholiday gains for Wall Street, with stocks…

The PC boom has gone bust, and we are about to see the results ahead of Black Friday

The pandemic-fueled personal-computer boom has ended, so how will that affect demand and pricing for PCs…

Al Gore’s Firm Dumps Intel Stock. It Also Sold Shopify and Microsoft Stock.

The investment firm co-founded by former vice president Al Gore recently made some big trades in…

Apple Isn’t Recession Proof. The Stock Could Have a Tough 2023.

To be clear, I’m an Apple fanboy, and have been for years. I have a pair…

Retail Discounter TJX Is Thriving as Inflation Pressures Consumers

Text size These reports, excerpted and edited by Barron’s, were issued recently by investment and research…

GameStop’s Ryan Cohen Wants to Be More Than a Meme-Stock King

Ryan Cohen is the face of an investing revolution that captivated amateur traders, punished Wall Street…

Palo Alto Networks one of 2022’s best software stocks after another beat-and-raise quarter

Palo Alto Networks Inc. shares rallied Friday into rarified air for a tech company — and…

Zuckerberg Says This Will Be a Sales Driver Before His Big Bet on the Metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms told employees the company’s WhatsApp messaging service…

Activision Stock Still Looks Like a Buy. Here’s Why.

Back in July, Barron’s made the case for buying Activision Blizzard stock in anticipation of Microsoft…

Intel’s Newest Director Buys Big Block of Stock

On the heels of Intel CEO buying the company’s stock, the chip giant’s newest director also…

Veteran manager offers 5 ‘cheap, quality, dividend’ stocks that will let you play one of tech’s biggest themes.

2022 may be remembered as the year investors fell out of love with tech stocks. While…

Palo Alto Networks stock rallies on yet another beat-and-raise quarter

Palo Alto Networks Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Thursday after the cybersecurity company added…

AT&T exec says ‘it’s only a matter of time’ before people ‘really’ feel inflation

AT&T Inc. Chief Financial Officer Pascal Desroches says “it’s only a matter of time” before consumers…

18 semiconductor stocks that shine when compared with Nvidia this earnings season

Nvidia Corp., which said yesterday that quarterly sales slumped, exemplifies the cyclical nature of the semiconductor…

FTX victims are setting up GoFundMe fundraisers to try to get their money back

People who say they have lost money in the collapse of crypto exchange FTX are turning…

Buy American Tower, Crown Castle, and SBA Communications Stock. The REITs Look Ready to Rebound

Certainty during rocky macroeconomic times deserves a premium. Predictable and dependable profits are exactly what cell-tower…