Combine computing with manufacturing and you get 'making.' Add robotics and you have what could prove to be the next great merger of technologies.
Markets were upbeat despite the OECD cutting growth forecasts of large economies.
HP's CEO says the big write-down the company took on its $10 billion Autonomy acquisition was the fault of prior management. But investors are chafing at the company's weakening performance and lousy stock price.
Skechers is upgraded to 'positive,' and Yum Brands is initiated with an 'outperform.'
As the market shows resilience, researchers are seeing upside and spreading the word.
The IMF and European finance ministers failed to agree on the release of further funds.
Stocks are mixed as a large write-down, and associated charges of fraud, from Hewlett-Packard overshadow better-than-expected US housing data.
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