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IT giants are leaning on their balance sheets to convince reluctant customers to make new purchases.
Beyond energy markets and the potential for ancillary fall-out, the S&P 500, and this may be more important from a technical viewpoint, failed to hold that 50 day SMA.
More than 450 quarterly reports are on tap, including 105 S&P 500 constituents.
In their own ways, enterprise hardware and software demand are coming under pressure, as is chip demand in some end-markets.
For now, companies are mostly refraining from sharing Q2 guidance or signaling what they expect in subsequent quarters. That should change soon.
Alhough a key chart shows a new high is possible, the stock of this enterprise software giant could be disappointng for a while.
Valuations for many enterprise software firms remain rich. But like chip companies, their earnings reports generally haven't done much to spoil the fun.
The latest estimates from research firm Gartner suggest enterprise software spend could grow at a double-digit rate both this year and next.
Capex trends, chip demand and IT spending commentary are among the things to watch as dozens of tech companies report this earnings season.
RealMoney's Eric Jhonsa offers some predictions for what the tech world will witness in the new year.
While companies such as HPE, Cisco and NetApp are signaling that macro headwinds are weighing on their hardware sales, major software and public cloud players are singing a very different tune.
The stocks of many companies anticipated a more stringent series of tariffs and we didn't get them.
On the biggest day for earnings reports in the S&P let me give you my scorecard to date so you know which pile your stocks might land in.
The technical signs for the cloud automation company indicate sellers of its stock have been more aggressive in the last few weeks.
The Defense Department's potential $10 billion award for their cloud computing contract is a never ending saga with Microsoft and Amazon as finalists.
The Trump and Xi administrations are at least looking at the same page. That's more than nothing.
Unlike archrival Oracle, SAP is reporting solid top-line growth and is comfortable breaking out its cloud revenue.
I do not like to chase, though there is now at least a possibility that there could be an attempt made to fill the gap created by the selloff in July.
Let's check out the charts and indicators of this German software company.
These three CEFs are particularly appealing right now, with overhyped fears making them unusually cheap.
The CAD/CAM software giant is down sharply after blaming European and Chinese macro uncertainty for a slight cut in its full-year guidance.
The software giant's partnerships with the likes of Samsung, Walmart, Adobe and Verizon share a common thread.
We've got some push-pull in pre-market trading as moves lower in Netflix , Limelight Networks , United Rentals , SAP and Alcoa duel with Apple , which is moving higher pre-market, and positive moves in Novartis , eBay , Phillip Morris International ...
Oracle tells investors it can regain the crown it once held among enterprises and end-users, but some aren't so sure.
Thanks to strong secular growth trends and perhaps also share gains against major rivals, Adobe and Salesforce are both reporting very strong growth for their marketing software segments.
Between the Tableau deal and last year's purchase of MuleSoft, Salesforce is betting big on the long-term opportunity presented by data integration and analytics.
During an interview, Anaplan CEO Frank Calderoni argued his firm's software has a lot of room to displace the use of spreadsheets for business planning work, and is better-suited for the needs of large enterprises than "point solutions."
While Salesforce's valuation spells a limited margin of error, the company's execution still looks rock-solid and enterprise software spending trends remain healthy.