Motley Fool: Big Tech vs. U.S. Government — What Comes Next?

For years, U.S. lawmakers have increasingly fixated on big tech companies. This week, intent became action. The House Judiciary Committee launched an antitrust investigation into Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG), while other branches are centering crosshairs at Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), too.…

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Motley Fool: Should Disney+’s Small Catalog Worry Us?

Disney‘s (NYSE:DIS) hotly anticipated “Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) killer” is finally near its launch date. Disney is bringing some beloved brands, including Marvel Studios and Star Wars, to the new streaming platform Disney+, and the looming competition has some investors skittish about…

Motley Fool: Forget Microsoft: Here Are 2 Better Dividend Stocks

While many investors turn to tech stocks for growth, leading tech companies can be great dividend stocks, too. For one, the leaders are very good at generating free cash flow, a necessary ingredient to paying out dividends. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) generated…

Motley Fool: Tim Cook: Apple Buybacks Benefit “Almost 50%” of American Households

After pulling back on its share repurchasing activity in the fourth quarter due to badly missing its revenue forecast, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) ramped back up with its buybacks in Q1. The Mac maker bought back $24 billion worth of stock last…

Motley Fool: Apple Earnings Preview: Will Its China Problem Continue?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has big trouble in Greater China. In early January, the company issued an updated forecast before its first-quarter earnings report, lowering its guidance by a whopping $5 billion. While the shortfall was the result of several factors, the greatest…