- Should This Announcement Scare YouTube Fans?
April 01 2013 3:19 PM
The days of such YouTube videos like the Harlem Shake and Gangnam Style are over — at least that is what Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced Monday on its YouTube blog.
- Derma Sciences Surges on Successful Earnings
April 01 2013 11:54 AM
Derma Sciences (NASDAQ: DSCI [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) is riding high after reporting successful fourth quarter and 2012 earnings. The Princeton, New Jersey firm posted a loss of $0.27 for the fourth quarter, down 17 percent year-over-year. However, it beat the Wall Street consensus of a $0.31 loss per share on this front. Fourth quarter revenue closed up 22 percent at $20.1 million, topping analysts' estimates of $19.73 million.
- Tickers, Articles & Keywords: Why Should Your Portfolio Care About 3D Printing?
April 01 2013 8:32 AM
Question: What can you print with a 3D printer? Answer: Almost anything. Still skeptical? Consider this. Four years ago, restaurant manager Eric Moger, lost almost the entire left side of his face due to emergency cancer surgery. Now, according to The Province, thanks to cutting-edge, three-dimensional printing technology, Eric has his face back.
- Nokia Is Facing This Hefty Charge
March 29 2013 4:46 PM
Nokia (NYSE:NOK) has been asked to settle up on a multi-billion rupee (equivalent to around $383 million) tax demand in India, but the company says it is going to continue to fight the claim and will not pay, for now.
- Will Hewlett-Packard Seek Higher Prices?
March 29 2013 4:27 PM
With shares of Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) trading around $23, is HPQ an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:
- Wal-Mart’s New Shipping Idea is Crazy…Or Is It?
March 29 2013 3:50 PM
Drastic times call for drastic measures, and Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is facing stronger competition than ever from the likes of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). In efforts to speed up delivery times and save on shipping costs, the Bentonville-based low-cost king is proposing a truly drastic measure: shipping online orders to customers via shoppers who are in the store anyways.
- 'Welcome to Wal-Mart. Would You Mind Making a Couple of Deliveries on Your Way Home?'
March 28 2013 3:03 PM
At first glance, it sounds crazy. Reuters reported that Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) is considering a plan to have customers deliver packages to online buyers.
- Is Verizon Overvalued?
March 28 2013 12:30 PM
Verizon is the proud owner of the nation’s largest 4G network. This allows customers to browse the Internet, download applications, send emails, and send picture/video messages at rapid speeds. Currently, Verizon is the only major wireless carrier to offer 100 percent 4G LTE. That’s impressive, but does that fact alone make the stock a quality investment? Negative!
- iPad Mini Shipments Drop as Next-Gen Model Nears
March 28 2013 10:31 AM
Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) ultra-popular iPad Mini broke worldwide sales records when it was released last fall. The company is expected to post another solid sales period when its fiscal 2013 second quarter results are announced in April. That could be the end of Apple's winning streak, however, as it appears that first-generation iPad Mini demand is beginning to wane.
- BlackBerry Results Not as Impressive as Initially Thought
March 28 2013 9:17 AM
If the price action of the stock is any indication, what looked like a blowout report for BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) wasn’t all that great once investors and analysts started digging in.
- Can Baidu Resume Its Uptrend?
March 27 2013 4:38 PM
With shares of Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) trading around $88 is BIDU an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:
- Analyst: Apple Will Hit $274 In Six Months
March 27 2013 4:20 PM
ACI Research Chief Executive Officer Edward Zabitsky may be one of the most notorious Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) bears out there. Three years ago, when the stock was trading around $200 and deep in the throes of an uptrend, he put a Sell rating on the stock and has maintained his position ever since.
- Will Facebook Seek Higher Prices?
March 27 2013 3:05 PM
Facebook operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company does several things: it builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on or integrate with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with users. As Facebook increases its worldwide user base, look for the company to continue building new revenue streams that engage its audience.
- Short Interest Swings in Defense Stocks (BA, FLIR, HII)
March 27 2013 2:50 PM
By and large short sellers of defense stocks were not spurred to further action when the federal budget sequester went into effect. The number of shares sold short in Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]), Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) increased somewhat between the February 28 and March 15 settlement dates.
- Can the J.C. Penney Situation Get Any Worse?
March 27 2013 12:10 PM
- New Video Game Consoles for 2013
March 27 2013 11:30 AM
The gaming world is changing: tablets are being used more and more for gaming, consoles are developing more functions than just gaming, Nintendo (OTC: NTDOY [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) is trying to combine the home console and travel console, and more games are becoming available for download.
- Where Will Tiffany & Co. Go Next?
March 26 2013 3:56 PM
With shares of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) trading around $68, is TIF an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:
- Ford’s Headache is a Boon for Japanese Automakers
March 26 2013 3:37 PM
In addition to huge sales declines and subsequent losses in Europe, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) is now being pressed in Asia as well, notably Japan. In a television interview, CEO Alan Mulally said that he and the company are concerned about the depreciation of the Japanese yen, which has put increased pressure on competition here in the U.S.
- How Big Will the iPhone Be For T-Mobile?
March 26 2013 3:34 PM
The date is out for Deutsche Telekom’s (DTEGY.PK) T-Mobile to get Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 up and running on its network, announced at the company’s special event on Tuesday. At the same time as customers will finally be able to make calls from their new iPhones, they can also start on T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” plan.
- Piraeus Bank Becomes Second-Largest Greek Bank in Deal With Cyprus
March 26 2013 1:53 PM
For the past two weeks, all eyes were focused on Cyprus and its bailout with the Troika of creditors made up of the European Union, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund. However, as part of the deal, Piraeus Bank, a Greek bank, has agreed to purchase the Greek operations of Cyprus' three largest banks as the Cypriot banks are wound down.