Analysis & Opinions

  1. Will Rangegold Remain Rangebound? (GOLD)

    September 23, 2016
    The market is now in a "wait-and-see mode" for Rangegold, which has risen 95% from its 52-week low, to show it deserves Goldman's ...
  2. T-Mobile to End Free iPhone Upgrades Sunday (TMUS)

    September 23, 2016
    T-Mobile is ending its free iPhone 7 upgrade program on Sunday, Sept. 25.
  3. Starbucks Gets Fresher (SBUX)

    September 23, 2016
    This Starbucks subsidiary is expanding its product line with more food offerings.
  4. Verizon Unhappy Over Yahoo Data Breach (VZ, YHOO)

    September 23, 2016
    Verizon executives weren't aware of the size and scope of the Yahoo data hack until recently, raising questions about the ...
  5. Prudential Gets a Boost from Analysts (PRU)

    September 23, 2016
    The insurance giant gets an upgrade at Goldman Sachs, jolting shares.
  6. Moody's: America's Credit Still Good (SPY, VXX)

    September 23, 2016
    America still has the agency's highest rating thanks to a strong economy, but entitlements remain a threat.
  7. Duke's Solar Program Pays Customers $5M (DUK)

    September 23, 2016
    Duke Energy Corp said its Solar Rebate Program has paid nearly $5 million to customers who have invested in solar power.
  8. KeyCorp Acquires First Niagara Bank (KEY)

    September 23, 2016
    The bank's assets will get a boost of $40 billion.
  9. New Technologies Displayed at Glasstec 2016 (AEIS)

    September 23, 2016
    Despite some analysts recently downgrading Advanced Energy’s stock rating, the precision power company released new products ...
  10. After Wells Fargo, Republicans Still Attack CFPB (GS, MS)

    September 23, 2016
    Democrats are challenging a Republican plan to deregulate banks in the wake of the Wells Fargo (WFC) fake account scandal.
  11. PSX: Phillips 66 Dividend Analysis

    September 23, 2016
    The spinoff of the oil refining business from ConocoPhillips has benefited Phillips 66 in maintaining its earnings and dividend ...
  12. Assessing Agnico Eagle Mines Valuation (AEM)

    September 23, 2016
    Shares of Agnico Eagle, which have soared 115% year-to-date, have been one of the beneficiaries of the 25% rise in gold prices ...
  13. HP Inc. Surges Past 52-Week High (HPQ)

    September 22, 2016
    Investors see upside in HP Inc.'s variety of new long-term initiatives to sharpen its core businesses, cut costs and dive ...
  14. Away From Coal (or Diesel) Toward Gas (LNG)

    September 22, 2016
    One of the forces pushing up demand for LNG is environmental politics. Investors should understand the risk that such political ...
  15. Atlanta Police Purchase TASER Body Cameras (TASR)

    September 22, 2016
    The Atlanta Police Department becomes one of the latest in law enforcement to purchase the Axon Flex and Body 2 cameras.
  16. Tech Plays for Dividend Seekers (XLK, VGT)

    September 22, 2016
    A sector looked at by investors traditionally for high growth stock picks now boasts the largest annual dividend growth rate ...
  17. Is EOG’s Reputation for Premium Sites Intact? (EOG)

    September 22, 2016
    EOG Resources has maintained viability with a focus on premium wells, but can it profit from the Yates deal?
  18. Juniper Networks Welcomes Suitors (JNPR, CSCO)

    September 22, 2016
    While the networking and security hardware vendor appears to be on sale, the list of Juniper’s potential public suitors could ...
  19. Norfolk Southern Improves Safety & Service (NSC)

    September 22, 2016
    Strong safety and service numbers have been reported, but there might be better news ahead.
  20. Wal-Mart Curbside Pickup Hits Twin Cities (WMT)

    September 22, 2016
    Three Wal-Mart locations in the Twin Cities area now offer curbside pickup.
  21. Cisco Teams With Salesforce on Cloud, IoT (CSCO, CRM)

    September 22, 2016
    As old-guard Cisco restructures its core business to focus on cloud, collaboration and IoT, it secures a new alliance with ...
  22. Sarepta Announces Offering of Common Stock (SRPT)

    September 22, 2016
    Sarepta Therapeutics announces a $225 million capital-raising public offering.
  23. HPE Sees Growth in HPC Market (HPE)

    September 22, 2016
    As HPE slims down its core businesses, it aims for the growing markets for big data management and analytics, which could ...
  24. Markets Rejoice on Low Jobless Claims (SPY, TNA)

    September 22, 2016
    Stocks are rallying after jobless claims show an unexpected decline.
  25. Canadian Pacific vs. Minister Of Transport (CP)

    September 22, 2016
    Canadian Pacific wants increased safety. Minister of Transport sides with privacy.
  26. GM: General Motors Dividend Analysis

    September 22, 2016
    General Motors offered attractive dividend yields during the first half of 2016 and has a healthy dividend based on its earnings ...
  27. Baidu at Cusp of New Uptrend (BIDU)

    September 22, 2016
    Baidu has broken out above a 22-month trendline but needs stronger technical signals to confirm a new uptrend.
  28. Royal Caribbean Cruising in Hong Kong (RCL)

    September 22, 2016
    Cruise line is seeing a strong stream of business at this port, despite downward trends in Hong Kong tourism.
  29. L-3 Awarded All Nippon Airways Contract (LLL)

    September 22, 2016
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc will install an Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator at an All Nippon Airways flight training ...
  30. The Battle for Dominance in AI is Heating Up (CRM)

    September 22, 2016
    As it competes with technology giants like Google, Salesforce looks to secure its place in the market for AI with its new ...
  31. T-Mobile: LTE Outages Have Been Fixed (TMUS)

    September 22, 2016
    T-Mobile gets hit with outage that Verizon uses to slam its competition.
  32. Yahoo-Verizon Deal Rocked by Data Hack (YHOO, VZ)

    September 22, 2016
    Yahoo is about to release information about what is reportedly massive data breach, injecting risk into Verizon's buy of ...
  33. Vale In Talks to Sell Fertilizer Unit to Mosaic (VALE, MOS)

    September 22, 2016
    It would seem the $66 billion proposed merger between Bayer and Monsanto has caused Vale S.A. to re-evaluate its position ...
  34. Newmont Mining Strikes Gold Twice (NEM, GLD)

    September 22, 2016
    Shares of the gold producer soared almost 8% Wednesday, ranking it as one of the top-performing stocks in the S&P 50 ...
  35. Yamana Gold Shines Unchanged Interest Rates (AUY)

    September 22, 2016
    Shares of Yamana surged as much as 8% Wednesday, moving in lockstep with higher gold prices.
  36. Rite-Aid Delivers Mixed Results (RAD)

    September 22, 2016
    The second quarter included good news and bad news.
  37. AutoZone Continues to Grow (AZO)

    September 22, 2016
    Fourth-quarter and fiscal-year results all point up.
  38. Unleashing the Imagination With GoPro (GPRO)

    September 22, 2016
    The Hyperunner might have done more than create an amazing video.
  39. Utilities Awake From Their Slumber After the Fed (NI,NEE)

    September 22, 2016
    Utilities have ended a summer correction, setting the stage for a trend advance that should continue into 2017.
  40. Activision Shares Flirt With All-Time High (ATVI)

    September 22, 2016
    Activision shares flirted with an all-time high on the back of a positive call from Benchmark analyst Michael Hickey.
  41. Zephirin Upgrades Transocean Rating to Buy (RIG)

    September 22, 2016
    Though Transocean continues to fall with the rest of the industry, Zephirin hopes the company's backlog of work will increase ...
  42. AT&T to Launch DirecTV Now Streaming Service (T)

    September 22, 2016
    AT&T is gearing up to launch a streaming video service later this year.
  43. Wal-Mart Spends $200M on Associate Bonuses (WMT)

    September 22, 2016
    Bonuses are paid for meeting store performance goals.
  44. BlackBerry’s New DTEK60 Leaked Online (BBRY)

    September 22, 2016
    BlackBerry has reportedly leaked its upcoming phone the DTEK60 as it tries to remain relevant in the handset market.
  45. Target Commits to Another Share Repurchase (TGT)

    September 22, 2016
    Target will repurchase $5 billion worth of shares in the coming years.
  46. Monsanto Stock Upgraded at JPMorgan (MON, BAYRY)

    September 22, 2016
    Analysts at JPMorgan displayed plenty of conviction Wednesday by endorsing Monsanto stock.
  47. Lockheed Martin Unlocks Bioenergy Plant (LMT)

    September 22, 2016
    Lockheed Martin (LMT) has opened a bioenergy plant in Oswego, New York.
  48. FXCM Upgrades Software - Is It Enough? (FXCM)

    September 22, 2016
    FXCM is upgrading its technology to encourage more active trading, but will it help the beleaguered brokerage?
  49. Buffett Promises Silence on Wells Fargo - For Now (BRK.A, BRK.B)

    September 22, 2016
    The Oracle of Omaha said he wants to wait until the presidential election before addressing the bank scandal.
  50. ConocoPhillips Pens LNG Deal With Alaska (COP)

    September 21, 2016
    ConocoPhillips and the state of Alaska signed an agreement today regarding North Slope natural gas. Conoco will sell the ...
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