PE ratios

Learning Mathanese: How to Calculate the P/E Ratio

Math: the four-letter word you can say on TV yet so reviled that people go great lengths to avoid it, even when they know doing so puts their financial well-being in peril. Wait! Don't click away. Today brings part two in a continuing series that spotlights the major computations found here at DailyFinance. This time, it's all about the P/E ratio.

Big Tech's Buying Binge: Who Will Be Acquired Next?

IBM, Oracle, Hewlett Packard and Intel have been on a buying spree of late, and it's virtually guaranteed that they'll be purchasing more companies over the next several months. But which companies will they target next? Here are eight strong possibilities you might want to buy into.