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Facebook Catches AT&T and Coke in Market Value

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 13:30

In a stock move that is starting to defy gravity, social media giant Facebook has eclipsed the market value of two longtime stalwart members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average: AT&T and Coca-Cola.

Tesla Earnings Preview: Will Investors Continue To Be Impressed For Years To Come?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:15

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) is scheduled to report its fourth quarter results after the closing bell on Wednesday. The company is expected to earn $0.18 per share on revenue of $657.15 million. As shares of ...

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Mixed; Signet To Acquire Zale For $21/Share

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:15

Following the market opening Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.25 percent to 16,169.84 while the NASDAQ dropped 0.29 percent to 4,260.26. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.04 percent to 1,841.54. Leading and Lagging ...

UPDATE: Wunderlich Securities Downgrades Waste Management as 2014 Serves as Transition Year

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:58

In a report published Wednesday, Wunderlich Securities analyst Michael E. Hoffman downgraded the rating on Waste Management (NYSE: WM ) from Buy to Hold, and lowered the price target from $52.00 to $45.00. ...

Three Leading Chemical Stocks to Buy With History on Their Side

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:25

The chemical sector has outperformed the S&P 500 in two-thirds of the past 15 years. Looking forward, 2014 looks to be another year of outperformance for the right stocks. Here are three top chemical names ...

UPDATE: Gogo Rallying on Evercore Upgrade

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:13

Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO ) shares were moving to the upside Wednesday morning following an upgrade at Evercore to an Overweight rating from Neutral, with a price target drop from $27 to $26. In the report, analyst ...

UPDATE: Solar City Shares Showing Weakness on Baird Downgrade

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 09:59

Solar City (NASDAQ: SCTY ) shares were showing weakness Wednesday morning after Baird downgraded the company to Neutral from Outperform, while maintaining its $81 price target. Ben Kallo, the lead analyst ...

Weather Crushed Retailers, but Deutsche Bank Has Five Stocks to Buy Now

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 09:45

From car sales to cancelled airline flights to empty stores, it has been a retail winter of discontent. With the calendar pushing toward spring, and temperatures finally lifting in the south, some of the ...

Cowen Says to Buy These Three Big Oil Stocks Now

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 09:25

In a new research report, the energy analysts at Cowen point out that after three years of disappointment, 2014 is expected to represent a year of stabilization/moderate growth for mega-cap oil names.

Market Wrap For February 18: Dow Finishes Lower, Nasdaq Still Hot

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:47

U.S. stocks traded mostly higher today despite a key measure of home builder confidence falling in February. The New York Fed's general business index also showed signs of vulnerability. Despite the weak ...

Tiffany's Vs. Louis Vuitton: Which Would You Rather?

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:12

It seems 2014 is shaping up to be the year of income equality. The president is talking about it, Congress is talking about it and the news media is talking about it. Though there seems to be no certain ...

New Stocks Make Most Attractive/Dangerous Lists For February

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 16:10

  Our  Most Attractive  and  Most Dangerous  stocks for February were made available to the public at midnight on Wednesday. January saw some strong performances from our picks, led by small-cap National ...

Third Point Files SEC 13F

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:34

Third Point filed its 13F with the SEC. It must be filed no later than 45 days after the last day of the prior quarter, which in this case was December 31, 2013. Within this 13F were many notable changes ...

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Mixed; Coca-Cola Posts Decline In Profit

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:30

Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.12 percent to 16,134.38 while the NASDAQ gained 0.15 percent to 4,250.19. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.08 percent to 1,837.15. Leading and Lagging ...

Candy Crush Maker’s IPO: Do Mobile Games Have Legs?

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:35

Dublin, Ireland-based King Digital Entertainment, makers of the wildly popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, has filed a Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public ...

Huge Apple Supplier Plans IPO

Sat, 02/15/2014 - 11:15

A major Japan-based supplier of display screens for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is preparing an initial public offering (IPO) of about 354 million shares. Japan Display Inc. has announced that it plans to ...

Bore Yourself All The Way To The Bank

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 16:51

Small bank stocks are positioned to be one of the greatest investment opportunities for long-term investors in decades. The stocks of these little banks are still very cheap, after the credit and financial ...

Short Story from Briefing.com

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:19

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Why I Recently Turned Bullish on Gold Mining Stocks

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:15

A friend of mine asked me the other day about the best way to build a long-term investment strategy . This is a great question, but it’s also one of the most difficult ones to answer. Obviously, different ...

Gold Miners See Wild Swings In Short Interest (AEM, AU, HMY)

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 08:45

The price of gold swung up and down in late January but was near $1,245 both in the middle of the month and at the end. Short sellers likewise were moving into and out of leading gold stocks during the ...

 
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