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: Nasdaq Milestones Offer Lessons for Tech

The tech sector passed two poignant market anniversaries this week on its way to what investors and vendors hope will be a sustainable recovery.

Wall Street Beat: Expectations Rise for Hardware, Chips

Upbeat reports about chips, PCs and mobile devices helped strengthen confidence in the sector this week.

Wall Street Beat: Tech Earnings, Forecasts Mixed

Vendor earnings and tech industry forecasts were mixed this week, shaking IT investor confidence.

Wall Street Beat: Tech Vendors Issue Upbeat Sales Reports

Doubts about economic recovery have sent markets on a rollercoaster ride, but the IT sector is becoming increasingly dynamic.

Wall Street Beat: Economy Weighs on Tech

Though some tech bellwethers have reported relatively strong sales, concerns about the pace of economic recovery have shaken confidence.

Wall Street Beat: Economic Concerns Shadow Tech Profits

Tumult in the markets shows that IT investors still have big concerns about lingering weak spots in sales and the continued stability of the macro economy.