Stock Analysis

  1. Notorious Overstock.com Hits 52-Week High (OSTK)

    Performance counts. The rising Overstock share price may entice some investors initially ...
  2. Poking Holes In Stock Screeners (IM,TSO,ODP)

    When markets drop, investors often use market screens to locate cheap stocks. We ...
  3. Three Reasons Amazon Keeps Climbing (AMZN)

    There is more to life than just books... at least, Amazon thinks so. This just might ...
  4. Answers Corp. Finally Gets One Right (ANSW)

    Answers Corp. did not have a real business. So, it bought one.
  5. Shuffle Master Deals Itself A Losing Hand (SHFL)

    Shuffle Master had a good deal going selling games to casinos, then it decided to ...
  6. Quality Over Quantity: Net Ratings Set For Shake Up

    Nielsen is trying to change the way internet audiences are measured. This could have ...
  7. Warner Music Trapped In A Shrinking Market (WMG)

    CD sales are dwindling; can dinosaur Warner Music Group adapt before the ice age ...
  8. Life Partners: Improving With Age

    By buying life insurance when it is due to expire, Life Partners has been on a roll, ...
  9. The Market's Biggest Q2 Winner (RCCC)

    Rural Cellular's price almost tripled last quarter, but the reasons for the rise ...
  10. ExpressJet Loses Some Doubters (XJT)

    The combination of a low share price and a possible arbitration victory has short ...
  11. Short Sellers Pile Into Hasbro (HAS)

    Short sellers have moved into Hasbro. If "Spider-Man 3" and "Transformers" toy sales ...
  12. Media Conglomerates: One Size Fits All?

    The five old line media companies seem the same, but they are really very different.
  13. Why Mergers Don't Work (AA, AL)

    Alcoa's and Alcan's stocks have already priced in any possible merger benefits, and ...
  14. Conexant: The Good Times Are Gone (CNXT)

    Conexant makes products that are core to broadband applications; however, it doesn't ...
  15. Qwest CEO Steps Down (Q)

    CEO Richard Notebaert was doing a good job and his sudden departure could spell trouble.
  16. Telik: The Dangers Of Biopharma (TELK)

    Promising trials turned into an FDA testing halt, making Telik a poster child for ...
  17. Spatialight: A Company Ruined (HDTV)

    Spatialight had some of the best HDTV technology going, but it bet on one large customer... ...
  18. Barron's Love-In Can't Help GE (GE)

    Barron's ran a positive cover on GE last week. Usually this would move the stock ...
  19. Microsoft Must Drop Zune's Price (MSFT)

    Microsoft finally sold one million Zune players, but catching Apple's iPod won't ...
  20. Lin TV On The Auction Block (TVL)

    Lin TV was a sleepy broadcast company, until it started to sell programming rights ...
  21. The Coke Brothers (CCE, COKE, CCH, KOF)

    A rundown of the many companies that sell Coke worldwide.
  22. FCC Could Quash Satellite Radio Merger (SIRI, XMSR)

    Without a merger, satellite radio could go under, but Congress and the FCC aren't ...
  23. Alcan: How Rumors Drive An M&A Price

    Alcoa's buyout offer was was rejected, yet Alcan's price keeps climbing on rumors ...
  24. Short Sellers Bet Against Simpson (SSD)

    Simpson is part of the building industry, but its stock is doing better than most. ...
  25. Investors Bet Against Valero (VLO)

    Valero is up 120% in two years on huge increases in refining profit. But, short sellers ...
  26. Danaher Has Conglomerate Disease (DHR)

    Danaher is a smaller conglomerate than GE or UTX, but it also suffers on Wall Street ...
  27. Omnicom Adapts To Changing Environment (OMC)

    Most advertising purchasing is moving to online platforms like Google. Ad-giant Omnicom ...
  28. Why Wall Street Hates Bluelinx (BXC)

    Bluelinx came in dead last on the Barron's 500. But, is it management's fault or ...
  29. AQuantive Doesn't Need A Buyer (AQNT)

    Google just bought DoubleClick, and many predict aQuantive is next, but a merger ...
  30. Avon Calling On Emerging Markets (AVP)

    Avon used to be a universally known brand in the US. Now most of its sales come from ...
  31. The Road Back for Callaway Golf (ELY)

    Callaway was the king of premium golf products, then Nike and Tiger Woods stepped ...
  32. What's The Story With Belo? (BLC)

    Belo is a newspaper company, but its stock is doing well because it is focusing on ...
  33. RAZR Losing Its Edge (MOT, NOK)

    Motorola had the hot hand in the cell phone market. But, its RAZR got old while Nokia ...
  34. Andrew's Resurrection (ANDW)

    The telecom-equipment supply-industry fell apart in 2000. Andrew is one of the few ...
  35. Dow Jones' Future Without A Buyer (DJ)

    Dow Jones may be a $60-stock to News Corp, but performance shows it isn't worth more ...
  36. Blockbuster's Race To Stay Relevant (BBI)

    Blockbuster used to be king. But, people don't rent anymore, and the digital world ...
  37. Nortel Finally Improves (NT)

    Wall-Sreet joke Nortel has a new CEO and new demand for its products. Perhaps it's ...
  38. Yahoo! Losing Ground (YHOO)

    Yahoo! has lost hope of being even second in internet search. But, it could be valuable ...
  39. JetBlue's Best Days Are Gone (JBLU)

    JetBlue was considered the best low-cost domestic airline in the US. But, its reputation ...
  40. Should Charter's Stock Be Up Three-Fold? (CHTR)

    The cable company restructured debt and improved revenue, but still has long-term ...
  41. Clearwire Shares Drop Post IPO (CLWR)

    Clearwire went public to take advantage of the emerging WiMax standard of broadband ...
  42. Nascar: A Good Ride While It Lasted (ISCA)

    With Nascar's popularity fading, can Internarional Speedway's stock recover?
  43. Microsoft Pushed Out Of The Search Business (GOOG, MSFT)

    Microsoft could have gained back some of its online prowess by purchasing DoubleClick. ...
  44. Yahoo Still In Too Many Businesses (YHOO)

    Last year, one Yahoo manager suggested that the company was in too many businesses. ...
  45. Big Retailers Chase Apple for Movie Download Share (WMT, ...

    Everyone from Apple to NetFlix is getting into the movie download business. That ...
  46. AT&T May Have Peaked (T)

    AT&T has large wireline, DSL, and wireless business. But VoIP companies, cable firms ...
  47. A Stock Price Champion (TSL)

    Trina Solar had the largest increase in price of any NYSE company during the first ...
  48. Activision Does Well Even With Delayed SEC Filings (ATVI)

    Activision is still embroiled in an options scandal, but the video game market is ...
  49. Dow Jones Just Keeps Sinking (DJ)

    Dow Jones is bucking the newspaper trend of falling circulation and advertising lineage.
  50. Abbott Laboratories Bucks the Trend (ABT)

    ABT, BSX, GE, JNJ
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