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Yoweri Museveni Recommends Not Shaking Hands In Order To Reduce The Risk Of The Deadly Ebola Virus  – (PFE, MRK, JNJ)

Yoweri Museveni Recommends Not Shaking Hands In Order To Reduce The Risk Of The Deadly Ebola Virus – (PFE, MRK, JNJ)

July 31, 2012 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has recently advised the public to avoid shaking hands, casual sex and do-it-yourself burials in order to lessen the risk of contracting the deadly Ebola virus after an epidemic killed 14 people and put many moreRead More

For S&P 500, Earnings Season Is Going Well – APC, S, ANR, GE, F

For S&P 500, Earnings Season Is Going Well – APC, S, ANR, GE, F

July 30, 2012 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is down today with companies to release quarterly earnings today include Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) and Eastman Chemical Company(NYSE:EMN). Among significant movements Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) the most active stock and Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) areRead More

Dow Struggles; Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) On Top and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Facing Biggest Drop

Dow Struggles; Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) On Top and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Facing Biggest Drop

July 30, 2012 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

U.S. stocks are mixed today as investors have adopted cautious approach in placing big bets before two big meetings by U.S. and European central bankers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) is struggling to stay in positive territory and atRead More

NASDAQ Stocks Down But Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) On Its Way To Extend Gains – MU, ORCL, QQQ, CDIT

NASDAQ Stocks Down But Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) On Its Way To Extend Gains – MU, ORCL, QQQ, CDIT

July 30, 2012 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

The NASDAQ Composite Index (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) was the one on top among three key indexes at market open but sharply declined to reach the last place and, at last check, was ranging between 2,944.22 – 2,970.30. Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) isRead More

Treasury Futures Trading Pioneer John F. Eckstein III Dead At 74 – (CIT, IVR, KFN)

Treasury Futures Trading Pioneer John F. Eckstein III Dead At 74 – (CIT, IVR, KFN)

July 30, 2012 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

John F. Eckstein III, who is one of the first traders of Treasury bill futures contracts after their launch in 1976 and the first of cash-futures arbitrage trading in the U.S. government bond market, has passed away. Eckstein died atRead More

Regional Banks Outperforms Their Strong Rivals With Several Better-Than-Expected Corporate Earnings – (FITB, HBAN, USB)

Regional Banks Outperforms Their Strong Rivals With Several Better-Than-Expected Corporate Earnings – (FITB, HBAN, USB)

July 30, 2012 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

After scoring impressive gains in the start of the year, the financial sector has shown a noteworthy drop in the second quarter. The Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) has lost more than 7 percent in the last three months,Read More

Two Hackers Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Data From South Korea’s Leading Company – (S, NOK, MSFT)

Two Hackers Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Data From South Korea’s Leading Company – (S, NOK, MSFT)

July 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

According to South Korean police, they have arrested two men who were involved in stealing the personal information of about 8 million mobile phone subscribers and sold the data to marketing companies in one of the nation’s largest hacking schemes.Read More

Argentina Oil Companies To Provide Annual Investment Plan And Could Bear Fines Or Restrictions – (ACI, NXY, VALE)

Argentina Oil Companies To Provide Annual Investment Plan And Could Bear Fines Or Restrictions – (ACI, NXY, VALE)

July 30, 2012 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

Argentine Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, who came up with an idea to nationalize the oil giant YPF, plans to supervise an energy investment plan that tightens control over private companies, according to the government. Oil companies that have operationsRead More

The European Commission Reports Services Sector Leads EU-Wide Fall – (SIRI, SBUX, NWSA)

The European Commission Reports Services Sector Leads EU-Wide Fall – (SIRI, SBUX, NWSA)

July 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

The European Union’s executive branch reports that economic buoyancy declined in July, as optimism fell in industry and the services sector. The European Commission has recently said that its economic confidence indicator for the 17 nations in the Euro-zone decreasedRead More

Current Mortgage Rates Changes – (HSBC, C, JPM, KEY)

Current Mortgage Rates Changes – (HSBC, C, JPM, KEY)

July 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Mostly mortgage rates appear higher today as capital markets showed sustained move into riskier investments. Loan rates were not adjusted upward by all the banks. JPMorgan increased their lending rate while mixed results were seen at HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HBC).Read More