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  1. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  2. Telus Takes Over Digital WYZDOM - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Telus Corporation (TU) completed the acquisition of leading digital forensics provider- Digital WYZDOM Inc. and Digital WYZDOM ...
  3. Gol's New Partnership with Localiza - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Recently, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL), the largest airline in Latin America, announced its tie-up with Localiza ...
  4. MedTech Industry Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 29, 2013
    We are in the midst of the fourth quarter earnings season and it is once again time to review the players in the worldwide ...
  5. Sonic Bolsters Shareholder Value - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Sonic Corp. (SONC), the largest chain of drive-in restaurants of the US, has approved an additional share repurchase, thereby ...
  6. Krispy Kreme Forays into India - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    Finally, India has got its first Krispy Kreme Doughnut Inc. (KKD) franchised outlet in the city of Bangalore. The latest ...
  7. S&P Wary of NYSE-ICE Merger - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    Immediately after the announcement of the $8.2 billion acquisition of NYSE Euronext Inc. (NYX) by IntercontinentalExchange ...
  8. Morgan Stanley to Buy Stake in Eris - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Morgan Stanley (MS) announced its plans of making an equity investment in Eris Exchange - a U.S. futures exchange that offers ...
  9. SPDR S&P 500 and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 21, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has decreased 2%; the S&P 500 has declined ...
  10. CME Launches INR FX Futures - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2012
    Yesterday, CME Group Inc. (CME) unveiled new foreign exchange (FX) futures contracts in Indian Rupee (INR) on its Globex ...
  11. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including EnCana Corporation, ...

    December 14, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.8%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.1%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  12. Canada Gives Approval To Deal Between Nexen And CNOOC

    December 14, 2012
    This deal could either be a huge success or a huge disaster.
  13. BMY/ABT Present Oncology Data - Analyst Blog

    December 12, 2012
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) and partner Abbott Laboratories (ABT) recently presented data on their oncology candidate ...
  14. Hard Times Continue For Align - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    Investors were left disappointed when Align Technologies (ALGN), a major player in the malocclusion market, announced that ...
  15. Corporate Executive Board Company - Aggressive Growth

    December 4, 2012
    Corporate Executive Board Company (CEB) has now delivered 5 straight positive earnings surprises with an average beat of ...
  16. Bull Vs. Bear: Canuck Oil Is Safest, But Pure Canadian Plays ...

    November 30, 2012
    For those who think it's time to invest in Canadian oil - think again.
  17. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including PetroChina Company Limited, ...

    November 30, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.4%, the S&P 500 slipping 0.2% and the Dow down 0.2%. The Oil ...
  18. Upgrades & Downgrades

    November 29, 2012
    New York, November 29th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Activision ...
  19. Union Pacific and More Big Movers in Transportation on November ...

    November 23, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has increased 1.3%, the S&P 500 has risen 1% and the Dow is trading up 1%. The ...
  20. 3 Energy ETFs for America's Production Boom - ETF News And Commentary

    November 13, 2012
    Thanks to more fuel efficient cars, a sluggish economy, and increased technological innovation, the U.S. is poised to become ...
  21. Sandy to Hurt Insurers' 4Q Margins - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    While the U.S. property and casualty insurers had reported favorable earnings in the first nine months of 2012, superstorm ...
  22. China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd and Other Big Movers In Transportation ...

    November 9, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq climbing 0.9%, the S&P 500 increasing 0.5% and the Dow up 0.2%. The transportation ...
  23. BP Gets Tangguh Expansion Approval - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    British oil and gas giant BP plc's (BP) Plan for Further Development (POFD) has received approval in principle from the Ministry ...
  24. Bonanza Creek Energy Moves Forward In Wattenberg Field

    October 25, 2012
    Bonanza Creek Energy is planning a major development program targeting the Niobrara play in the Wattenberg Field as the company ...
  25. Upstream MLPs - Big Distributions From The Wellhead

    October 22, 2012
    With interest rates at historic lows, most investors have flocked to pipeline MLPs to get their yield fix, but there are ...
  26. Athena Reports Mixed 3Q; Profit Up - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Leading vendor of cloud-based services for physician practices Athenahealth (ATHN) reported third quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding ...
  27. Amgen and Other Healthcare Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 19, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has slipped 1.6%; the S&P 500 is trading down 1%; and the Dow is down ...
  28. Allstate Upped to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    We have promoted Allstate Corp. (ALL) with an 'Outperform' recommendation from 'Neutral' based on the significant improvement ...
  29. Alcoa Is A Potential Value Call

    October 10, 2012
    Alcoa is doing the best it can in a tough market. The company probably needs aluminum prices above $1 or $1.10/lb for the ...
  30. New Ratings

    October 9, 2012
    New York, May 23rd (TradersHuddle.com) - These are the research analyst new ratings before the market open. Travelers (NYSE:TRV) ...
  31. QSII's NextGen Chosen by a FQHC - Analyst Blog

    September 25, 2012
    NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, a full subsidiary of Quality Systems (QSII), recently revealed an agreement with ...
  32. Spectrum Brands Pays $1 Special Dividend: A Harbinger Of Things ...

    September 20, 2012
    Spectrum Brands paid a $1 special dividend September 18 and announced a quarterly dividend of 25 cents a share starting in ...
  33. Marathon Among Energy's Biggest Movers on September 19, 2012

    September 19, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.1%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.2%; and the Dow has ...
  34. FedEx and More Big Movers in Transportation on September 18, ...

    September 18, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has risen 0.1%, the S&P 500 is unchanged and the Dow has increased 0.1%. The transportation sector ...
  35. ICICI Bank Limited and Other Big Movers In Financial on September ...

    September 14, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 1.1%, the S&P 500 has risen 0.6% and the Dow is up 0.4% on a good day for the market so far. The ...
  36. Nasdaq Stocks, Including Tibco Software, Making Big Moves on ...

    September 11, 2012
    After this morning's trading, the market is looking good. The Nasdaq has risen 0.3%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.6%; ...
  37. Verint Watches You, Should You Watch It?

    September 10, 2012
    Verint is an under-followed play on emerging data analysis capabilities.
  38. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  39. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending Aug. 24, 2012

    August 29, 2012
    Here's a recap of what happend during the week of Aug. 24, 2012 in the energy sector.
  40. Transportation Stocks, Including Ryanair Holdings plc, Making ...

    August 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 is up 0.3% and the Dow has risen 0.2% after the morning's trading. The ...
  41. ICE Launches Bond Trading Platform - Analyst Blog

    August 17, 2012
    IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) has jointly launched Cetip | Trader, a new electronic trading platform for fixed income ...
  42. Range Resources Corp. and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas Operations

    August 16, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has increased 1%; the S&P 500 is up 0.6%; and the Dow is trading up ...
  43. AFC Tops, Outlook Bright - Analyst Blog

    August 16, 2012
    AFC Enterprises Inc. (AFCE) posted adjusted earnings of 27 cents per share in the second quarter of 2012, surpassing the ...
  44. China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. (ADR) and Other Transportation ...

    August 15, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.2%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has been relatively flat. The transportation ...
  45. Cerner and Other Big Movers In Technology

    August 15, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.2%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow has remained steady. ...
  46. Nexen And CNOOC Deal Under Political Fire

    August 7, 2012
    The purchase of Nexen by an oil company controlled by the Chinese government has generated vocal opposition from U.S politicians. ...
  47. Biggest Transportation Sector Movers, Including CEA

    August 6, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 1%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.5% and the Dow has risen 0.6%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  48. Services Sector's Biggest Movers: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. ...

    August 3, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq has climbed 2.2%; the S&P 500 has moved up 2%; and the Dow is up ...
  49. ICE Sustains Momentum in 2Q - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    IntercontinentalExchange Inc.'s (ICE) second-quarter 2012 operating earnings of $1.95 per share came a couple of pennies ...
  50. CNOOC Paying Up For An Undervalued Canadian Oil Asset

    July 23, 2012
    CNOOC pays up for production growth by buying Nexen.
  51. CME to Clear OTC London Silver - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    In an effort to provide customers additional benefits through its over-the-counter ("OTC") facilities, CME Group Inc. (CME) ...
  52. Jeremy Lin's Departure: MSG Will Get Along Fine

    July 19, 2012
    Jeremy Lin signed with the Houston Rockets July 18. Linsanity, at least for the Knicks, is over, but MSG will barely skip ...
  53. Coca-Cola Beats Overall - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    The Coca-Cola Company (KO) delivered adjusted operating earnings of $1.22 per share in the second quarter of 2012, beating ...
  54. Bull vs. Bear - Netflix's Days Of Triple Digits Are Done

    July 17, 2012
    It doesn't look like Netflix has the long-term ability to justify a P/E ratio north of 30, which it will need to reach $1 ...
  55. Familiar Problems Stalk Alcoa

    July 11, 2012
    Alcoa is struggling to cope with an unhealthy primary aluminum market.
  56. Biggest Basic Materials Sector Movers for July 10, 2012

    July 10, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.5%, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow has risen 0.1%. The ...
  57. Investors Should Probably Delay A Trip To Forest City

    June 28, 2012
    Forest City isn't cheap enough to compensate investors for its drawbacks.
  58. Intercontinental Exchange Short term Bullish Reversal

    June 27, 2012
    New York, June 27th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) ended the trading session higher ...
  59. New Ratings (ACE, AIG, RATE, MM, MOVE, SLW, XRTX, ZMH)

    June 26, 2012
    New York, June 26th (TradersHuddle.com) - Following are some of the new analyst ratings before the market open. Research ...
  60. Undervalued Education Stocks?

    June 26, 2012
    Battered down stocks left for dead can come back to life very quickly if the tide turns.
  61. 4 High-Income ETFs

    June 25, 2012
    Four ETFs paying high dividends in a low interest rate world.
  62. ETFs To Hedge China

    June 20, 2012
    Chinese economic growth is expected to continue in 2012, but investors should approach this market with extreme caution. ...
  63. Aspen Doesn't Really Stand Out

    June 19, 2012
    Aspen looks like a middling option for investors considering insurance stocks.
  64. Everest Re Trying To Balance Risk And Opportunity

    June 15, 2012
    Everest Re falls between stocks like Arch Capital and Allied World, which look fairly priced today and those like ACE and ...
  65. ACE Looks Like A Card Worth Playing In The Insurance Sector

    June 8, 2012
    ACE is leveraging a balanced, less cyclical insurance business model into solid returns.
  66. Buy The Fund Managers, Not Their Funds

    June 4, 2012
    For investors, it may make more sense to bet on the ones operating the funds rather than the funds themselves.
  67. Recession-Proof Stocks

    May 31, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  68. A Chance To Add China

    May 30, 2012
    Various economic indicators in the Asian dragon are beginning to show signs of decay. However, low inflationary pressures ...
  69. Diversify Your Portfolio With Currency ETFs

    May 30, 2012
    Using currency ETFs can help investors diversify and hedge their portfolios.
  70. Aceto Looking At A Tough Future

    May 15, 2012
    Aceto is making sound moves, but the results need to be better.
  71. NICE Systems Looks Like A Big Data Bargain

    May 12, 2012
    NICE's analytical capabilities should be increasingly valuable to enterprises.
  72. What's New At The Andersons

    May 10, 2012
    In September 2010, The Andersons saw a huge increase in its earnings per share, thanks to rising ethanol prices. Twenty months ...
  73. Airline Stocks: Virgin America Plans IPO For 2013

    May 8, 2012
    As market conditions continue to improve, airline company Virgin American is seeking to launch an IPO for 2013.
  74. MDRX Trails Est., Profit Declines - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    MDRX Trails Est., Profit Declines - Analyst Blog
  75. Trade Oil and China with Just One Stock

    May 2, 2012
    One of China's premier oil stocks represents a compelling play on energy and the emerging giant, writes Greg Harmon of Dragonfly ...
  76. Cerner Corporation (CERN) - Bull of the Day

    May 2, 2012
    Cerner Corporation (CERN) - Bull of the Day
  77. Examining Education Stocks

    April 30, 2012
    Battered down stocks left for dead can come back to life very quickly if the tide turns.
  78. Damn the Torpedoes: Buy Gold and Silver

    April 27, 2012
    After looking at the ten-year charts on gold and silver, we're in a great place to buy if you're patient, writes Curtis Hesler ...
  79. Devon Energy - Oil Sands Projects

    April 13, 2012
    Devon Energy is investing heavily in the development of its properties in the Canadian oil sands and is looking for rapid ...
  80. High-Growth Small Caps With Short, Bullish Trends

    April 10, 2012
    We screened for small-cap stocks, with market caps below $1 billion. We then screened these names for those with high growth, ...
  81. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    March 30, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  82. Clean Energy Stocks Being Bought Up By Insiders

    March 28, 2012
    Look at trends in insider purchases, which indicates how employees feel about their company's prospects.
  83. Playing Asia In The Face Of Rising Gas Prices

    March 23, 2012
    Rising oil prices aren't just problematic for the United States. Those in Asia are feeling the pinch as well.
  84. Is The Smart Money In Education Stocks?

    March 23, 2012
    Battered down stocks left for dead can come back to life very quickly if the tide turns.
  85. Recent IPOs Breaking Out

    March 22, 2012
    Four recent IPOs, including Silica Holdings and Cempra, are breaking out to new highs.
  86. Use Aluminum To Play Rising Industrial Growth

    March 21, 2012
    As both industrial production and economic growth returns, aluminum could be the best way to play that surge.
  87. 7 Top Ways to Own the Hard Assets

    March 17, 2012
    The markets might be in rally mode, but it always pays to keep a good solid hedge or two in play to counter the surprises ...
  88. Popeyes Is No Turkey

    March 13, 2012
    AFC, the parent company of Popeyes chicken, offers solid earnings growth at a somewhat reasonable valuation.
  89. Is It Time To Be Bullish On The Dollar?

    March 9, 2012
    Despite the long-term downward trend of the U.S. dollar, the currency has been getting stronger over the last few months. ...
  90. Is Borrowing A Sign Of Strength Or Stress?

    March 8, 2012
    More borrowing doesn't necessarily mean an improving economy.
  91. Caution Is the Watchword for Utilities

    March 6, 2012
    There is a lot of action happening in the utilities sectors in the coming weeks and months, but now isn't the time to get ...
  92. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    February 27, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  93. Emerging Market Currency ETPs

    February 23, 2012
    Here are some ETPs to consider if you're looking to invest in emerging market currencies.
  94. Breakout Stock Heading to New High

    February 17, 2012
    A remarkable price and volume spike in shares of Cerner Corp. (CERN) is likely to give rise to further gains, and traders ...
  95. Playing A Biotech Breakout

    February 15, 2012
    Strong pipelines for the biotech sector as well as a wave of merger activity, have investors flocking to the stocks.
  96. Eastern Europe Opportunities

    January 11, 2012
    Eastern and developing Europe continue to be ignored by many investors, but the region is as valuable to portfolios as emerging ...
  97. A Better ETF for Metals Investors

    January 11, 2012
    The most common silver and gold ETFs may present risks unknown to most investors, says asset manager and analyst Mo Dawoud. ...
  98. Alcoa's Fourth Quarter The Best Of A Bad Situation

    January 11, 2012
    Alcoa is doing relatively well, but aluminum prices aren't helping matters.
  99. Strong U.S. Jobs Growth: Will These Profitable Companies Benefit?

    January 9, 2012
    With a rebounding U.S. job market, the economy might be rebounding faster than initially expected.
  100. 5 Stocks To Buy For Insurance

    December 29, 2011
    These leading insurers have held up quite well this year, and the outlook over the next few years supports looking at them ...
  101. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    December 28, 2011
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
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