Marc FerrantiExecutive News Editor, IDG News Service

Marc Ferranti is executive news editor of the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Wall Street Beat: Dell Case Serves as Cautionary Tale

The Dell SEC case serves as a cautionary tale in an earnings season where good results are expected.

Wall Street Beat: Tech Earnings Boost Optimism

A wave of tech vendor quarterly reports from bellwethers this week have gone a long way to bolster confidence in a continued recovery for the IT sector.

Wall Street Beat: Chip Sector Helps Buoy Tech

Technology stocks, battered by doubts about the global economy, appear to be recovering a bit this week.

Wall Street Beat: Uncertainty Hits IT in 2nd Quarter

Uncertainty about the global economy has put a damper on tech vendor share prices, which ended the first half Wednesday in negative territory for the year.

VC Market Opening up to Social Networking, Cloud Security

The VC market is opening up to social networking and cloud security.

Wall Street Beat: PC Outlook Shows Tech's Strength

A strong rise in major U.S. indexes this week shows that IT is playing an important part in helping investors stay hopeful for the rest of the year.

Wall Street Beat: Hardware, Chip Sales Shine

Upbeat reports offer yet more evidence that economic recovery has already spurred a worldwide resurgence in spending on hardware.

Wall Street Beat: Confidence in IT Stays Strong

Confidence in IT stays strong as tech companies lead market gains.

Wall Street Beat: IT Leads Market Rally

Fueled by strong sales reports from Lenovo and NetApp, tech stocks led a broad market rally Thursday.

Wall Street Beat: IT Upward Sales Trend Continues

Though economic concerns continue to roil the markets, vendors such as Hewlett-Packard and Dell continue to report strong quarterly sales.

Wall Street Beat: Turmoil Continues Despite Tech Sales Gains

Though Cisco earnings indicate that vendors are enjoying a recovery, market volatility shows that IT investors are still nervous about the future.

Wall Street Beat: Panic Weighs on Tech Gains

Macroeconomic clouds darkened the horizon for IT investors this week, even though financial results suggest technology is on the road to recovery.

Wall Street Beat: Mobile Market Hot as Tech Stays Strong

Though the bulk of tech vendors have already reported results, there was plenty of earnings news to keep IT investors excited.