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Steve Symington

Steve Symington


As a technology and consumer goods specialist for the Fool, Steve looks for responsible businesses that positively shape our lives. Then he invests accordingly. Enjoy his work? Connect with him on Twitter & Facebook so you don't miss a thing.

Recent articles


2U Stock Plummets After Company Slashes Launch Plans

The market hates competitive concerns and business uncertainty -- and the educational technology company just provided plenty of both.


Why 2U Stock Plunged Today

The specialist in online education platforms is sharply reducing the pace of new program launches. Here's why.


FireEye Jumps Over a Low Bar, Reduces 2019 Guidance Anyway

Turns out the cybersecurity platform specialist is a victim of its own cloud-based success. Here's what investors need to know.


For Corning, Weakness in Optical Communications Overshadows the Positives

Never mind the outperformance of the glass technologist's other businesses.


Why Gartner Stock Dropped Today

The research and advisory firm is investing for future growth, and the market isn't pleased.


Why SS&C Technologies Stock Plunged Today

The financial services software company lowered its full-year guidance. Here's why.


Gartner Lowers 2019 Guidance Despite a Strong Second Quarter

Here's why the market research and advisory specialist tempered its outlook for the year.


SS&C Technologies Lowers Its Outlook Despite a Strong Q2

The leader in financial services software reduced its guidance for the second time in as many quarters.


3 Top E-Commerce Stocks to Buy Right Now

Don't let these promising e-commerce leaders pass you by.


Yandex Rides Non-Core Business Growth to a Mixed Quarter

From taxis to media subscriptions, the Russian internet search leader ended the first half on a high note.


Live Nation Rocks 10,000 Shows in a Record Quarter

Smaller concerts helped prop up growth rates in the busy second quarter.


What Happened in the Stock Market Today

See why Twitter and Starbucks stood out on a positive day for the broader markets.


Why Alphabet Stock Popped Today

The parent company of Google destroyed expectations for the second quarter.


Intel Processes a Beat on Surprising PC-Centric Strength

The tech juggernaut also raised its full-year guidance after its strong first half.


Stock Market News: Alphabet Roars Higher; Amazon Underwhelms

See why Amazon dropped and the parent company of Google soared on Friday morning.


Alphabet Smashes Expectations, Announces $25 Billion Repurchase Plan

Google's parent company left Wall Street in the dust.


Boston Beer Brews a Beat and Raise Following Its Dogfish Merger

Hard seltzer and teas continue to prop up Boston Beer's earnings keg.


Cypress Semi Posts Solid Results Ahead of Its Infineon Acquisition

The semiconductor manufacturing leader is being acquired, but that doesn't mean investors should stop paying attention.


What Happened in the Stock Market Today

See why Ford and PayPal dropped even harder than the broader markets.


Comcast Showcases a Beat With Solid Internet, Mobile Growth

It wasn't a perfect quarter, but there was plenty to like in the media and telecommunication giant's latest report.