BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- The final trading day of 2011, which will decide whether the S&P 500 ends the year up or down, leads your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Friday, Dec. 30.
Renewed hope for tax reform, also known as tax cuts, permeated the marketplace.
U.S. stock futures on Wednesday are down modestly following a strong rally in the previous session.
Rising DRAM prices are hurting Cisco -- but that's a good thing for Micron and Lam Research.
China's biggest PC seller said chip prices will continue to rise for the rest of the year and could force it into a price hike.