Despite its strong stock price gains, this firm remains a favorite way to invest in Internet and mobile growth.
Shareholds followed the recommendation of a proxy adviser that said their compensation is out of sync with the company's performance.
Wharton School professor Jeremy Siegel said that the Dow could finish out 2013 with another 6 percent, on top of the blue-chip index's 25 percent gain year-to-date.
Canaccord Genuity's David Rovelli says Qualcomm could benefit from strong performances at Apple, Samsung and Google.
With growth expectations steadily slowing for months, companies have lower hurdles to clear this earnings season -- meaning we could be in for a very pleasant surprise.
Investors are heading for the sidelines, and that means getting as far from risk-on picks as possible.
Short sellers have for the most part gone away. Investors are largely making a bet on third-quarter earnings.
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