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Pegasystems: Diving Into The Cloud Transition

It’s been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there’s probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.

Still, though, shares are up a good amount this year (see the YTD chart below), reflecting....More>>>

Pegasystems Goes Whale Hunting

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) is an online CRM (customer relationship manager) that must be doing something right because is up against a much bigger and formidable competitor like Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), as well as other much bigger companies like SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

It can be instructive to look at the relative performance. First, the stock price development over....More>>>

Cornerstone OnDemand: Priced For A Rebound

Expectations are low for HCM software vendor Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD). After having missed two earnings in the past twelve months (3Q16 and 2Q17), investors aren’t expecting great things from a company whose growth has decelerated to 10% in the most recent quarter.

At some point in every cloud company’s life, the growth engine will begin to slow down –....More>>>

Pegasystems Goes Whale Hunting

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) is an online CRM (customer relationship manager) that must be doing something right because is up against a much bigger and formidable competitor like Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), as well as other much bigger companies like SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

It can be instructive to look at the relative performance. First, the stock price development over....More>>>

Pegasystems Goes Whale Hunting

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) is an online CRM (customer relationship manager) that must be doing something right because is up against a much bigger and formidable competitor like Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), as well as other much bigger companies like SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

It can be instructive to look at the relative performance. First, the stock price development over....More>>>

Oracle Needs One Critical Segment To Keep Growing

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) has forced its way to revenue growth with its newfound momentum in the Software as a Service (NASDAQ:SAAS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) segments of cloud computing. The growth in cloud has been able to offset revenue declines in other parts of Oracles business. But with the leaders of the as-a-Service game – Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM)....More>>>

Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Steelcase Tumbles Following Disappointing Earnings Report; Staples Shar

Toward the end of trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.13 percent to 21,436.97 while the NASDAQ gained 0.24 percent to 6,248.63. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.17 percent to 2,439.68.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Healthcare shares rose by 1.68 percent in the US market on Thursday. Top gainers in the sector included Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SGMO), Valeant Pharmaceuticals....More>>>

Augmented Reality: An Investor’s Guide

Augmented Reality (or AR) is a new technology that is receiving a lot of attention. This article will detail the technology and highlight some of the implications for the investor.

Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has its new Lens technology that will literally understand what you are pointing your smartphone camera at, and display relevant information. [More here]

With....More>>>

3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week (ADBE, ORCL, BBRY)

So far this year, tech stocks have been the most stellar performers. The Nasdaq Composite has gained 14%, besting both the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average. And that number comes despite a recent reversal: The Nasdaq hit an all-time high last Friday, then posted its biggest drop since February.

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At this stage in the season,....More>>>

3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week (ADBE, ORCL, BBRY)

So far this year, tech stocks have been the most stellar performers. The Nasdaq Composite has gained 14%, besting both the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average. And that number comes despite a recent reversal: The Nasdaq hit an all-time high last Friday, then posted its biggest drop since February.

Source: Shutterstock

At this stage in the season,....More>>>