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How Investors Can Profit From the Growing Cyber Security Industry

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- The rampant data breaches throughout the past year have spelled nothing but bad news for major corporations and millions of American consumers. Sony , Home Depot , Target , eBay and Apple  are among the victims, with their customers and users suffering compromised sensitive personal and financial information. But as anxiety has swelled especially over the busy shopping period, there's a silver lining for investors: the opportunity to capitalize on the prevalent hacks by investing in cybersecurity. According to a PwC report from September, cyber hacks are increasing at 66% year over year, and cybersecurity investments are responding in kind: IDC is expecting the cyber security sector to have a 7% compound annual growth rate through 2017. "It's a growth industry, so to speak," said Christian Magoon, consultant to the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF , which launched Nov. 12 and is comprised of 30 holdings that are plays on cyber protection. Continue Reading on MainStreet

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Brandon Victor Dixon: Motown the Musical’s Tony Award-Nominated Star

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Brandon Victor Dixon shares his Broadway journey with TheStreet's Cherella Cox.

Sundance is Fun if You Avoid That ‘Mountain Fever’

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
For film executives, Sundance generates an excitement all its own, and with it, the lure of buying a movie that appears to be a breakout hit. Every distributor wants to find the next "Little Miss Sunshine," though too often all they get is "mountain fever."

Sales of Google’s Android Devices to Top One Billion in 2014

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
Research firm Gartner predicts that sales of devices running Google's Android operating system will hit 1.1 billion in 2014 -- nearly a 26% increase from last year.

5 Dumbest Things on Wall Street: 2014 Predictions

Friday, December 13th, 2013
Maria's Big Move, Volcker's New View, Amazon's Air Force, Brett Breaks Out and Loeb Goes Hollywood highlight Gregg Greenberg's Dumbest Predictions List for 2014.

Xbox One Dominates PS4 on Black Friday

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Microsoft's Xbox One outsold Sony's PlayStation 4 at Wal-Mart and Target on Black Friday, according to analytics firm InfoScout.

Tech Stocks WhipSaw

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Tech stocks rallied early in the day, then gave back gains as the group struggles to move higher. Game consoles fight over bragging rights.

Xbox One Wins Launch Battle

Monday, November 25th, 2013
Twitter is filling up with reports of available Xbox One units on the shelf, but no PS4's in sight. Microsoft wins product launch battle.

Upgrade Gets GameStop Going

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Needham & Company upgrades GameStop from Hold to Buy, one day after the company issued a weak fourth-quarter guidance.

Xbox One Orders Double The 360

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Xbox One pre-orders are double that of Xbox 360 according to Microsoft Chief Product Officer Marc Whitten. Supply is tight for the holidays.