Tech Industry

Riding the Net stock wave

The run in Internet stocks has been a boon for many investors, among them former junk-bond king Michael Milken.

The run in Internet stocks has been a boon for many investors, among them former junk-bond king Michael Milken. Some Net executives, such as those at Yahoo, are paring back their holdings but still hanging on to most of their stock--bullish that the boom will continue.

K-tel declares 2-to-1 stock split
The company's wild ride has come to symbolize the hype--and promise--of Net stocks, which has amazed many long-time market watchers.

Tech stocks keep carrying the day
Wall Street stocks were mixed, with much of the strength centering in the technology sector as blue chips struggled to stay above water.

Milken works market again
Forget junk bonds. These days, financier Michael Milken is making his money from the boom in Internet stocks.

Tech stocks surge on IBM news
U.S. markets rise with technology stocks buoyed by a Big Blue earnings report even though its profits are slipping.

Five Yahoo insiders sell shares
As the company's shares continue to skyrocket, five company insiders have filed to sell some of their holdings.

Amazon CEO almost a billionaire
The online bookseller's chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, earned just $79,197 last year--but he's almost a billionaire.

Why Net stocks went crazy
Disappointments for technology companies and positive earnings by others like Yahoo have fueled Net stocks.

K-tel soars ahead of online launch
The music company sees its stock jump after announcing that it would sell titles over the Internet, reflecting a recent trend.