Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors. That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of… Read More

A shift to the cloud lifts these top techs

ADOBE SYSTEMS INC. $138.25 (Nasdaq symbol ADBE; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (408-536-6000; www.adobe.com; Shares outstanding: 494.7 million; Market cap: $68.4 billion; No dividends paid) makes software that lets computer users create, edit and share documents in the popular PDF format. Graphic designers also use its programs… Read More

Research spending keeps these techs on top

These four technology companies continue to dominate their specific industries. They also spend large sums on the development of products. That makes it difficult for new competitors to cut into their market share.
That high research spending depresses their current earnings and makes them look more… Read More

High dollar is still a risk

ADOBE SYSTEMS $126.21 (Nasdaq symbol ADBE; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (408536-6000; www.adobe.com; Shares o/s: 494.1 million; Market cap: $62.0 billion; No dividends paid) makes software that lets computer users create, edit and share documents in the popular PDF format. Graphic artists also use its Creative Cloud… Read More

Sales climb for Adobe and Fair Isaac

ADOBE SYSTEMS INC. $118.73 (Nasdaq symbol ADBE; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (408-536-6000; www.adobe. com; Shares outstanding: 497.2 million; Market cap: $58.1 billion; No dividends paid) makes software that lets computer users create, edit and share documents in the popular PDF format. Graphic artists also use its… Read More