Market Update

Going for the Grid

vanya
26 Jun, 2002
New York

Once the domain of academics and startups, grid computing is fast emerging from its narrow confines, with tech giants trying to push the concept towards the huge commercial arena.

Trimeris Offers New Weapon Against AIDS

kalina
24 Jun, 2002
New York

Although biotech stocks have been badly bruised so far, some worthy options are still left. One of them is Trimeris, which will soon offer a breakthrough in the treatment of AIDS.

More Room for Chip Slide

vicky
17 Jun, 2002
New York

The semiconductor industry has become a primary victim of the latest market sell-off. But while valuations need adjustment, a continued fall could create a major buying opportunity.

Whither Internet Incubators?

vanya
13 Jun, 2002
New York

Internet incubators such as CMGI and Idealab were once the shining stars of Wall Street. Where are they two years after the burst of the dot-com bubble?

J.Jill: Growing Smarter

iliana
13 Jun, 2002
New York

Getting a boost from middle-aged career women who swear by its relaxed fits and high-quality fabrics, J.Jill has been quietly carving a vital niche for itself in the retail arena.

Biotech Stocks May Get a Boost This Summer

kalina
12 Jun, 2002
New York

Even though biotech stocks have been badly battered lately, several significant regulatory decisions may be taken in the next few months that could turn the scales in their favor

CRM: Know Thy Customer

vanya
03 Jun, 2002
New York

Predictions of strong growth in the CRM market have led to both software behemoths and small players rushing into the arena. But, will CRM really deliver on its stated goals?

Online Travel Turbulence

iliana
31 May, 2002
New York

Online travel agents Expedia and Travelocity have recently been flying through some really turbulent times caused mainly by the invasion of airlines into the distributors' arena.

ASCO Meeting Reveals Promises and Pitfalls

kalina
31 May, 2002
New York

This year's ASCO meeting did not offer any impressive developments, for though products showed improved success at targeting tumors, most were still years away from the market.

Chip IP Business Set for Further Expansion

vicky
31 May, 2002
New York

The chip Intellectual Property business is set for further expansion in 2002, although growth could be a little more modest compared with the frenetic rates of the recent past.

Antisense Player Genta is Close to Success

kalina
31 May, 2002
New York

Although antisense technology has disappointed investors so far, there are clear indications that Genasense will reverse this scenario and thus win the coveted blockbuster status.

Are Buyouts Getting Back on Track?

vanya
31 May, 2002
New York

Investment and fundraising figures draw a bleak picture of the overall private equity landscape but hopes are rising of the emergence of better opportunities in the buyout arena.

Direct Focus Keeps Fit

iliana
31 May, 2002
New York

With surprisingly good financials, solid growth, good profitability and a favorable demographic trend, fitness-gear maker Direct Focus offers very good odds for retail investors.

Semi Equipment Overview, Part II: 2002

vicky
31 May, 2002
New York

Chip-gear makers turned in strong first quarter earnings and reported increased order activity but the industry is still far from achieving growth in 2002.