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  1. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. e-Commerce Stock Update - Nov 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook

    November 7, 2013
    e-Commerce Stock Update - Nov 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook
  3. Barnes & Noble, J.C. Penney See Short Interest Rise (BKS, JCP, ...

    October 13, 2013
    The back-to-school shopping season was underwhelming, and economic confidence is plummeting ahead of the holiday shopping ...
  4. Barnes & Noble, J.C. Penney See Short Interest Rise (BKS, JCP, ...

    October 13, 2013
    The back-to-school shopping season was underwhelming, and economic confidence is plummeting ahead of the holiday shopping ...
  5. Wild Short Interest Swings In Barnes & Noble and Rite Aid (BKS, ...

    September 12, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of August. However, ...
  6. Short Interest in SUPERVALU and Rite Aid Falls (JCP, RAD, SVU)

    August 11, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the final weeks of July. J.C. Penney ...
  7. Short Sellers Load Up on Pacific Sunwear, Unload SUPERVALU (PSUN, ...

    July 27, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the first weeks of July. Pacific Sunwear ...
  8. Short Sellers Retreat from GameStop, Rite Aid (AVP, GME, RAD)

    July 14, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of June. Avon Products ...
  9. e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    July 8, 2013
    e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  10. e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook

    July 8, 2013
    e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook
  11. Tech Roundup: Facebook Gains, Google Settles - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Last week, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg was busy in Asia, even as Google founders Page and Brin settled with dissenting shareholders ...
  12. Earnings Expectations for the Week of June 24

    June 23, 2013
    Quarterly reports from Nike (NYSE: BBRY) will be among the highlights on the earnings front this week. Here is a quick look ...
  13. Is Microsoft Hitting Up Barnes & Noble For Some Nook(ie)?

    May 9, 2013
    Will Microsoft pay up to take Nook Media off Barnes & Noble's hands?
  14. Liberty Media Spins-off Starz - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) has completed the spin-off of its Starz Entertainment segment as a separate entity. According ...
  15. LMCA to Raise Stake in Live Nation - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    The sudden exit of Irving Azoff, chairman and famous music manager of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV), has helped Liberty ...
  16. NYSE Stocks, Including Banco de Chile, Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 28, 2012
    It's been a bad morning for the market, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.3%, the S&P 500 down 0.5% and the Dow falling 0.5%. ...
  17. Liberty Media in Neutral Zone - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2012
    We reiterate our long-term Neutral recommendation on Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) following its mixed third-quarter 2012 results. ...
  18. Macerich Leases to Intelsat - Analyst Blog

    December 10, 2012
    The Macerich Company (MAC), a real estate investment trust (REIT), recently inked a 15-year lease with Intelsat, Ltd. for ...
  19. Services Stocks, Including Priceline.com, Making Big Moves on ...

    December 10, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has risen 0.6%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.2%; and the Dow has moved up ...
  20. Kohl's Among Services' Biggest Movers on November 29, 2012

    November 29, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.5%; and the Dow is up 0.4%. ...
  21. Viacom Still in Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on Viacom Inc. (VIAB), based on its fourth-quarter 2012 financial results, ...
  22. Mixed 3Q for Liberty Media - Analyst Blog

    November 7, 2012
    Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) reported mixed financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Quarterly GAAP net income was ...
  23. WPP PLC and More Big Movers in Services on October 23, 2012

    October 23, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq slipping 0.9%, the S&P 500 falling 1.5% and the Dow declining 1.8%. The Services ...
  24. Starz Launches Streaming Services - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    Yesterday, Starz Entertainment LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) launched its two TV Everywhere ...
  25. WSR Continues Acquisition Binge - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    Texas-based Whitestone REIT (WSR) recently completed the acquisition of a 310,979 square foot upscale community center named ...
  26. Oracle Misses 1Q Estimates - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    Oracle Corp. (ORCL) reported earnings of 53 cents per share in the first quarter of 2013. Including stock-based compensation ...
  27. Liberty Media Still Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 19, 2012
    Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) reported strong financial results for the second quarter of 2012 outpacing the Zacks Consensus ...
  28. Amazon Inks Deal with Epix - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced a three-year agreement with Epix, extending its archive of films on its streaming video ...
  29. China Telecom Corporation Limited (ADR) Among Services' Biggest ...

    August 15, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has increased 0.2%, the S&P 500 has remained steady and the Dow is unchanged. The ...
  30. Company News for June 20, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    June 20, 2012
    "    IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) posted second quarter earnings per share of $0.71, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.65 ...
  31. Now It's Lowe's Turn To Play Catch Up

    May 24, 2012
    Lowe's is lagging after a disappointing quarter, but the stock looks about 25% undervalued if the company can grow its free ...
  32. Investing By The Book

    April 16, 2012
    Buying stocks at a discount to book value has a history of rewarding investors.
  33. Altera And Texas Instruments - One Last Cut Before The Rebound?

    December 12, 2011
    A new round of warnings suggest a bottoming-out in the chip sector.
  34. Amazon Still Rather Amazing

    October 27, 2011
    Amazon disappointed with guidance, but the performance is still impressive.
  35. One Old, One New, Both Buys

    September 1, 2011
    These two companies have entered the consciousness of not only most Americans, but most people in the world, and their stocks ...
  36. Amazon's Growth Trumps Its Spending - For Now

    August 4, 2011
    Amazon turned in massive revenue growth, but its spending initiatives dampened profit. The market approved - for now.
  37. 3 Reasons To Own Liberty Interactive

    July 11, 2011
    Liberty Media's assets are a very interesting conglomeration. Investors in the interactive group will likely do well in the ...
  38. John Wiley & Sons Edges In Digital Direction

    June 20, 2011
    Scholarly and technical publisher John Wiley & Sons had a strong fiscal year's results as it moves further into the digital ...
  39. Liberty Media Bids For Barnes & Noble

    May 25, 2011
    Liberty hopes to capitalize on the growing e-book business and invigorate Barnes & Noble with more digital opportunities.
  40. 5 Stocks At 52-Week Lows

    March 11, 2011
    Are these companies on a downward spiral or gearing up for a rebound?
  41. Borders Struggles To Survive

    January 11, 2011
    Borders' struggle to survive has reached a critical level, as it is delaying payments to vendors due to its ongoing financing ...
  42. 5-Star Dividend Stocks

    January 11, 2011
    Stocks that consistently pay sizable dividends offer important advantages to individual investors. Here are five worth a ...
  43. American Greetings Continues To Change

    January 4, 2011
    American Greetings had a third quarter with a slight sales decline and a slight profit increase, excluding charges. We look ...
  44. What's In The E-Book Business For Google?

    December 9, 2010
    Find out what Google's entry into the e-book business means for to the book industry.
  45. Retailers Fall Short On Creating Shopping "Experience"

    December 9, 2010
    Successful experiential retail should provide consumers with something fresh and new, but this seems to be lost on many companies.
  46. Amazon Still On Track

    October 27, 2010
    Amazon's third-quarter revenue showed a significant rise, while its rise in income was less spectacular.
  47. Amazon's Growth Prospects

    October 15, 2010
    Many fundamental investors feel the stock is overvalued, but the question is: how well will Amazon keep growing its business?
  48. Top 10 Shorted Stocks

    August 27, 2010
    The fragile U.S. economy seems to be headed for the inevitable double dip, as a slew of recent data raise concerns about ...
  49. 5-Star Dividend Stocks

    July 22, 2010
    Stocks that consistently pay sizable dividends offer important advantages to individual investors. Here are five worth a ...
  50. A New Dawn For Old Media?

    June 2, 2010
    Technology was supposed to kill old media, but it may be a new technology (e-readers) that gives old media a second life.
  51. Amazon: Too Good For It's Own Good

    April 27, 2010
    At its current price, Amazon is overvalued, despite the efficiency of the company.
  52. Borders Earns Reprieve

    April 6, 2010
    With brick and mortar book retailers feeling the pressure of online-only stores, is there a future for Borders?
  53. Solid Stocks For Value Investors

    April 1, 2010
    Many believe that the markets have gone up too far too fast, but there are still some solid opportunities for value investors.
  54. The Customer Counts

    February 18, 2010
    Discover how the best customer service is reflected in stock returns of the top companies versus the S&P 500 benchmark.
  55. 5 Stocks With Unusually High Volume

    February 4, 2010
    For various reasons, these stocks have unusually-high volume.
  56. Can Amazon Sustain Itself?

    February 1, 2010
    Buyer beware - Amazon's online bargain's has lead to an overvalued stock.
  57. eBay Rings Up Brisk Holiday Quarter

    January 27, 2010
    eBay had a good holiday quarter, and although online retailing competition is getting fiercer, the idea that eBay won't be ...
  58. A Last Look at Amazon's Wonderful Year

    December 23, 2009
    2009 may turn out to be one the best years for Amazon shareholders.
  59. Deere Keeps Plowing

    November 26, 2009
    In the worst economic environment since the Great Depression, Deere ended the year having earned $873 million.
  60. High-Priced Amazon

    June 17, 2009
    Amazon's recent stock-price gain is reminiscent of the internet boom, and we all know what happened with that.
  61. 2035 Here We Come

    March 17, 2009
    Target-date retirement funds are all the rage. We provide a model portfolio for those looking to retire in 25 years.
  62. Five Dividend Darlings

    March 9, 2009
    Although dividends are never guaranteed, five companies with a high forward annual dividend yield may be worth further research.
  63. Bristol-Myers Pays Healthy Dividends

    February 12, 2009
    Bristol-Myers is among five companies with a great forward annual dividend yield.
  64. Big Blue's Big Problem

    April 22, 2008
    IBM has delivered impressive results, but sustaining top-line growth of just 5% is like creating one Fortune 500 company ...
  65. The Fire Rages Among Fluff Retailers

    February 21, 2008
    Sharper Image just filed for bankruptcy. The other retailers that sell novelty gifts could see their hardest year yet.
  66. Ackman Hits The Books (BGP)

    January 23, 2008
    William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square is expanding its stake in Borders. What should investors read into this?
  67. Three Reasons Amazon Keeps Climbing (AMZN)

    August 7, 2007
    There is more to life than just books... at least, Amazon thinks so. This just might be why the stock is rising.
  68. Borders Miss Could Be Boon For Investors (BGP)

    June 4, 2007
    Borders missed the average Q1 consensus estimate - where is the stock headed now?
  69. A Mediocre Read (BKS)

    May 22, 2007
    Despite being a big-name bookseller, Barnes and Noble is having trouble competing with big-box and internet only businesses.
  70. Are Amazon Believers In De Nile? (AMZN)

    August 4, 2006
    In spite of all of the new product offerings on Amazon’s website and investments in technology, the near term outlook for ...
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