V : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Navient Rewards Shareholders with New Buyback Program - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Navient Corporation (NAVI) announced a new share repurchase program for up to $1.0 billion of its outstanding common stock.
  2. Microsoft to Open Source Project Orleans Early Next Year - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) plans to make the cloud computing development platform Project Orleans open source.
  3. Navistar (NAV) to Close Foundry Operations in Indianapolis - ...

    December 16, 2014
    Navistar International Corporation (NAV) announced that it will be closing its foundry operations in Indianapolis, IN.
  4. CNH Industrial, Evogene Subsidiary Extend Collaboration - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    CNH Industrial (CNHI) extended its Latin American unit's collaboration with Evofuel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading ...
  5. Willis (WSH) Strengthens Irish Base with IFG Group Buyout - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Willis Ireland, part of Willis Group Holdings plc (WSH), announced that it has completed the acquisition of a range of Irish ...
  6. Will Nasdaq-100 Index Gain Traction from the Reshuffling? - ...

    December 16, 2014
    The annual reshuffle in Nasdaq-100 index portfolio of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) is likely to boost returns.
  7. Air Products Launches Microsite to Promote Safety Spirit - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Air Products (APD) has launched a new microsite to promote safety through various applications of nitrogen.
  8. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 to Add LTE Category 9 Support - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) has expanded its LTE capabilities in Snapdragon 810 with the processor now offering support for LTE ...
  9. Vornado Expects Spin-Off Unit to Start Trade in January - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) expects its shopping centers spin-off unit to commence trading in January, as per a filing with ...
  10. DaVita to Merge Business Units, Advance Clinical Research - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.'s (DVA) business units ??? DaVita Clinical Research (DCR) and HealthCare Partners Clinical ...
  11. Apache to Exit 2 International LNG Projects for $2.75 Billion ...

    December 16, 2014
    Apache Corporation (APA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Australian oil and gas producer, Woodside ...
  12. Volatility ETFs in Focus on Oil Upheaval - ETF News And Commentary

    December 16, 2014
    With oil prices crashing to multi year lows, these volatility ETFs have been interesting investments.
  13. Harmony Gold's (HMY) Golpu Project Moves to Feasibility - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) announced that its board has approved the updated prefeasibility study of the Golpu ...
  14. DuPont (DD) Clinches Defense Contract for Nomex Fibers - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    DuPont (DD) announced that its DuPont Protection Technologies unit has won a contract worth $1.8 million with the Defense ...
  15. 4 Top Ranked Biotech Stocks that Beat the Market in 2014 - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Despite the sell-off in late March, the biotech sector bounced back thanks to important product approvals, mergers and acquisitions, ...
  16. Clearwater Paper Authorizes New Share Repurchase Program - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) has recently authorized a new $100 million share repurchase program to purchase its common ...
  17. Stock Market News for December 16, 2014 - Market News

    December 16, 2014
    Markets finished a choppy session in the negative territory on Monday as yet another slide in oil prices dented investor ...
  18. Play Market Volatility with This New UBS ETF (VQTS) - ETF News ...

    December 16, 2014
    This new UBS exchange traded product is similar to VQT and looks to hedge against some downside risks in the market.
  19. Will Homebuilding Be Hit by a 2015 Rate Hike? - Industry Outlook

    December 15, 2014
    Will Homebuilding Be Hit by a 2015 Rate Hike? - Industry Outlook
  20. Can Gap (GPS) Continue to Hold Investors' Attention? - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    The Gap Inc. (GPS), a leading player in the highly fragmented specialty retail sector, houses globally recognized brands ...
  21. Rite Aid's (RAD) Solid November Sales Push to Strong Buy - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    On Dec 9, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Rite Aid (RAD) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  22. ChemoCentryx Up on Positive Diabetic Nephropathy Data - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    ChemoCentryx, Inc., announced positive top-line 52-week data from its phase II study on its candidate CCX140 for diabetic ...
  23. Vodafone Plans T-Mobile US Tie-Up to Re-enter U.S. Market - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD) has announced its intensions to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service utilizing ...
  24. Visa Inc. (V): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    December 15, 2014
    Visa's constant synergies from diversified business, strategic acquisitions and alliances, technology upgrades, effective ...
  25. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    December 15, 2014
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on National Oilwell Varco. We like its healthy backlog, solid balance sheet ...
  26. Will Housing Stabilize in the New Year? - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    December 14, 2014
    Will Housing Stabilize in the New Year? - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  27. Will Housing Stabilize in the New Year? - Industry Outlook

    December 14, 2014
    Will Housing Stabilize in the New Year? - Industry Outlook
  28. Bull of the Day: Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) - Bull of the Day

    December 8, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) - Bull of the Day
  29. Growth Or Income? This Stock Has It All

    December 8, 2014
    There is a classic conundrum facing dividend-focused investors: Income or capital appreciation? The iShares Select Dividend ...
  30. Will MedTech Gain from Republican Promises? - Industry Outlook

    December 4, 2014
    Will MedTech Gain from Republican Promises? - Industry Outlook
  31. Bumpy Road Ahead for U.S. Banks: Stay Away? - Industry Outlook

    December 3, 2014
    Bumpy Road Ahead for U.S. Banks: Stay Away? - Industry Outlook
  32. The Only Latin American Stock You Should Buy Now

    December 3, 2014
    As an American expat living in Colombia, I have had a first-hand view of the major economic changes taking place across South ...
  33. Tech Stocks Underperform Following Apple's Flash Crash, Holiday ...

    December 1, 2014
    U.S. stocks were mostly lower on Monday as the holiday shopping season may have disappointed some. The National Retail Federation ...
  34. Is It the Right Time to Buy Airline Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    November 30, 2014
    Is It the Right Time to Buy Airline Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  35. Bull of the Day: Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) - Bull of the Day

    November 25, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) - Bull of the Day
  36. Bear of the Day: Invacare Corp (IVC) - Bear of the Day

    November 23, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Invacare Corp (IVC) - Bear of the Day
  37. Markets End Week On Positive Note As Investors Are Encouraged ...

    November 21, 2014
    U.S. stocks ended the week higher as investors were encouraged by announcements in Europe and China. The European Central ...
  38. Under $1,000 Wager on This Casino Stock Could Earn Traders 111%

    November 21, 2014
    The broader market's powerful "V" recovery off its mid-October lows recouped all of last month's losses and then some, with ...
  39. Bet $1,000 On This Casino Stock... Earn Up To 111%

    November 21, 2014
    The broader market's powerful "V" recovery off its mid-October lows recouped all of last month's losses and then some, with ...
  40. Bear of the Day: Movado (MOV) - Bear of the Day

    November 20, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Movado (MOV) - Bear of the Day
  41. Hotel Industry Strengthens, Risks Lower: Time to Invest? - Industry ...

    November 20, 2014
    Hotel Industry Strengthens, Risks Lower: Time to Invest? - Industry Outlook
  42. Indicator Signals This Momentum Stock Will Continue to Outperform

    November 20, 2014
    Newton's First Law of Motion states, "An object at rest stays at rest, and an object in motion stays in motion with the same ...
  43. Pocket A 7.5% Yield From Uncle Sam's Landlord

    November 19, 2014
    Here at StreetAuthority, we’re big fans of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). They provide solid income backed by real ...
  44. Pharma Industry Outlook: M&A, Licensing Abound - Industry Outlook

    November 18, 2014
    Pharma Industry Outlook: M&A, Licensing Abound - Industry Outlook
  45. 9 Widely Overlooked Small Banks That Offer Big Profit Potential

    November 18, 2014
    Last week we talked about riding the coat tails of bank stock activists to earn out sized profits in the stock market. A ...
  46. Bull of the Day: Vince (VNCE) - Bull of the Day

    November 14, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Vince (VNCE) - Bull of the Day
  47. Taking Stock of Q3 Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 13, 2014
    Keep in mind that the stock market's sharp rebound hasn't been concentrated in sectors that we would typically associate ...
  48. All Quiet On The Market Front: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Virtually ...

    November 12, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday in another quiet trading session due to a lack of catalysts to move stocks. ...
  49. How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook

    November 12, 2014
    How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook
  50. 2 Solar Energy Giants To Keep An Eye On

    November 11, 2014
    Investors in solar energy companies like industry-leader SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: VSLR) are betting that high rates of growth ...
  51. Bull of the Day: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) - Bull of the Day

    November 11, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) - Bull of the Day
  52. Two Great Funds For The U.S. Manufacturing Revival

    November 11, 2014
    Some situations, no matter how bad, are so enduring they've almost become accepted as a normal part of the global political ...
  53. Unloved $10 Stock Poised For A Big Comeback

    November 11, 2014
    One of the most interesting changes in the market over the past few years is the resurgence in investor interest for U.S.-led ...
  54. Quick Profits Ahead With This Turnaround Trade

    November 11, 2014
    One of the most interesting changes in the market over the past few years is the resurgence in investor interest for U.S.-led ...
  55. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW) is one-stop shopping for your exposure to a growing Mexican economy. Here's a look.

    Want To Invest In Mexico? Start With The EWW ETF

    November 10, 2014
    The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW) is one-stop shopping for your exposure to a growing Mexican economy. Here's a look.
  56. Bear of the Day: CommVault (CVLT) - Bear of the Day

    November 10, 2014
    Bear of the Day: CommVault (CVLT) - Bear of the Day
  57. A Non-Catalyst Trading Day - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 6, 2014
    Stocks likely won't do much in today's session after reaching record levels yesterday on favorable conclusions to the midterms ...
  58. Bull of the Day: Marriott Vacations (VAC) - Bull of the Day

    November 6, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Marriott Vacations (VAC) - Bull of the Day
  59. Mobile Adoption Drives Online Payments, Security - Industry Outlook

    November 6, 2014
    Mobile Adoption Drives Online Payments, Security - Industry Outlook
  60. What We Now Know 3/4 Thru Q3 Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall ...

    November 4, 2014
    With not much on the domestic economic calendar, headlines about lowered European growth outlook and a slew of earnings reports ...
  61. 19-Year Low In Homeownership Reveals A 129% Profit Opportunity

    November 4, 2014
    Homeownership in the United States is at a 19-year low at just 64.4%, according to a recent Census Bureau report. This may ...
  62. 4 Defensive Stocks That A Growth Guru Is Dumping Millions Into

    November 3, 2014
    Ask any investment advisor, and they’ll tell you that long-term gains trump short-term winnings every day of the week. Big ...
  63. This Hedge Fund Guru Is Pouring Millions Into These 4 Stocks

    November 3, 2014
    Ask any investment advisor, and they’ll tell you that long-term gains trump short-term winnings every day of the week. Big ...
  64. What's Driving the Business Services Sector? - Industry Outlook

    November 3, 2014
    What's Driving the Business Services Sector? - Industry Outlook
  65. Bear of the Day: Vale Sa (VALE) - Bear of the Day

    October 31, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Vale Sa (VALE) - Bear of the Day
  66. 3 Healthcare Stocks To Hedge Against Rising Medical Costs

    October 29, 2014
    Retirement is supposed to be a relaxing reward for decades of hard work and responsible saving. Unfortunately the reality ...
  67. 3 Healthcare Stocks To Profit From An Aging America

    October 29, 2014
    Retirement is supposed to be a relaxing reward for decades of hard work and responsible saving. Unfortunately the reality ...
  68. Among The New ETFs Of 2014, These Three Hold Great Appeal

    October 27, 2014
    It's getting harder to stay abreast of the fast-growing market for exchange-traded funds. For every ETF that closes, another ...
  69. Bear of the Day: International Business Machines (IBM) - Bear ...

    October 26, 2014
    Bear of the Day: International Business Machines (IBM) - Bear of the Day
  70. Outperform The Market Using This Value Metric

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  71. The Only Metric Value Investors Should Watch

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  72. Outperform The Market By Using My Favorite Value Metric

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  73. Bear of the Day: Avon (AVP) - Bear of the Day

    October 24, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Avon (AVP) - Bear of the Day
  74. Follow The Country's Largest Pension Fund Into This Asset

    October 23, 2014
    The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) shocked the investing world in September when it announced that ...
  75. Caterpillar (CAT) Earnings Boost Morning Market - Ahead of Wall ...

    October 23, 2014
    Earnings remain front and center in today's session, with positive results from a number of industry leaders helping boost ...
  76. Republican Win Could Lead To A 42% Gain From This Oil Stock

    October 23, 2014
    The market has yet to start talking much about the effect of the Republicans winning a majority in the Senate next month ...
  77. Republican Win Could Be the Ticket to Fast Profits in This Oil ...

    October 23, 2014
    The market has yet to start talking much about the effect of the Republicans winning a majority in the Senate next month ...
  78. Bull of the Day: Avago (AVGO) - Bull of the Day

    October 22, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Avago (AVGO) - Bull of the Day
  79. China, Europe & Earnings at Home - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 21, 2014
    Unlike China, Europe's capacity to fight its deflation problems has been far less clear. Q3 earnings from mostly U.S. companies ...
  80. Bear of the Day: Axiall (AXLL) - Bear of the Day

    October 21, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Axiall (AXLL) - Bear of the Day
  81. The Only Energy Stocks You Need To Own Right Now

    October 19, 2014
    The rapid meltdown in oil prices appears to have caught almost everyone off guard. When I looked at the crude oil market ...
  82. Where I'm Looking For Value In The Oil Sector

    October 19, 2014
    The rapid meltdown in oil prices appears to have caught almost everyone off guard. When I looked at the crude oil market ...
  83. In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom In Sight

    October 19, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week except for the Russell 2000, which gained 2.8%, reversing ...
  84. In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom

    October 19, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week except for the Russell 2000, which gained 2.8%, reversing ...
  85. Right Time to Build Positions in REIT Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    October 15, 2014
    Right Time to Build Positions in REIT Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  86. REITs Build Hopes on Low Interest Rate Environment - Industry ...

    October 15, 2014
    REITs Build Hopes on Low Interest Rate Environment - Industry Outlook
  87. Dividend Investors Rejoice: Falling Markets Mean Rising Yields

    October 14, 2014
    In the early stages of the bull market, investors flocked to companies with steady and growing dividends. Yet, since the ...
  88. Dividend Investors Rejoice: Falling Markets Means Rising Yields

    October 14, 2014
    In the early stages of the bull market, investors flocked to companies with steady and growing dividends. Yet, since the ...
  89. Micro-Cap ETF And The Falling Greenback

    October 13, 2014
    The recent rise in the value of the U.S. dollar versus its peers could eventually hurt the large multinational companies, ...
  90. Big Swings in Biotech Short Interest

    October 13, 2014
    Biotechs continue to prove volatile this year. While Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX). Other leading biotechs and emerging ...
  91. 2 Types Of REITs That Could Benefit From Rising Rates

    October 13, 2014
    Investors are on edge lately as the prospect of higher interest rates threatens their investments in real estate investment ...
  92. Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry ...

    October 13, 2014
    Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry Outlook
  93. Bear of the Day: Guess (GES) - Bear of the Day

    October 9, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Guess (GES) - Bear of the Day
  94. Bull of the Day: Covenant Transportation (CVTI) - Bull of the ...

    October 8, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Covenant Transportation (CVTI) - Bull of the Day
  95. Two Emerging Markets With The Key To Unlock Wealth

    October 8, 2014
    Less than a month ago, a little-noticed event took place in Asia that should catch every investor's attention: the Vietnamese ...
  96. Two Emerging Markets Set To Outperform

    October 8, 2014
    Less than a month ago, a little-noticed event took place in Asia that should catch every investor's attention: the Vietnamese ...
  97. Ebola Panic Creates a 66% Profit Opportunity for Rational Traders

    October 8, 2014
    Rumors of the Ebola virus in the United States are spreading like an epidemic across the news and social media. As scary ...
  98. Ebola Panic Creates A 66% Profit Opportunity For Rational Investors

    October 8, 2014
    Rumors of the Ebola virus in the United States are spreading like an epidemic across the news and social media. As scary ...
  99. Don't Buy Bonds, Buy These 3 Stocks Instead

    October 5, 2014
    The king is dead. Long live the king. That cheer seems appropriate in context to the recent commotion of Pimco's fixed-income ...
  100. Don't Look To Bonds For Yield -- Buy These 3 Stocks Instead

    October 5, 2014
    The king is dead. Long live the king. That cheer seems appropriate in context to the recent commotion of Pimco's fixed-income ...
  101. In The Week Ahead -- The 2 Most Important Charts To Watch

    October 5, 2014
    Despite Friday's strong rebound, fueled by much better-than-expected September employment data, all major U.S. stock indices ...
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