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Auto Industry Has A Strong Start To The Month Of August – (F, GM, HMC, TM)

Auto Industry Has A Strong Start To The Month Of August – (F, GM, HMC, TM)

August 20, 2012 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Auto industry analysts and dealers said last week that sales during the starting half of August came in line with July’s pace and could go even higher. The annual sales rate in July for new cars and trucks was 14.1Read More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Weekly News Roundup 8/17/2012

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Weekly News Roundup 8/17/2012

August 20, 2012 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has extended its advance on Friday completing last week in positive territory with a gain of about 4.25, higher from the prior week’s 1% but down as compared to a 5.22% advance in the starting week ofRead More

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Vs Direct Competitors

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Vs Direct Competitors

August 17, 2012 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has recently released quarterly earnings and revenue that came in ahead of analysts’ estimates as job cuts helped reduce costs and price cuts attracted customers. The biggest maker of computer-networking equipment posted adjusted profit of 47Read More

How Did Prineville Attract Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) And Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)?

How Did Prineville Attract Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) And Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)?

August 17, 2012 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

Both Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) have recently filed plans to increase data center operations in Prineville, Ore., which is a little community that is on track to turn into one of the prime data center locations inRead More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Reverses Decision Again, Acknowledges Firing Was Mistake

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Reverses Decision Again, Acknowledges Firing Was Mistake

August 17, 2012 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has recently admitted that latest staffing changes it implemented in its retail stores, selling iPhones, iPads and Macs, were a mistake and is reversing the policies. A layoff was announced at some locations and working hours wereRead More

Tech Sector Strong Performance, 4 Top Volume Stocks – (FB, S, CSCO, SIRI)

Tech Sector Strong Performance, 4 Top Volume Stocks – (FB, S, CSCO, SIRI)

August 17, 2012 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

The technology sector showed a strong performance yesterday, led by gains from Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), but shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) tumbled after the expiration of its post-IPO lockup period. Cisco shares climbed +9.63%, marking the highest intraday advanceRead More

Current Mortgage Rates Higher; Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) And Other Giant Banks Lift Loan Rates – (WFC, SAN, USB, BCS, UBS, HBC)

Current Mortgage Rates Higher; Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) And Other Giant Banks Lift Loan Rates – (WFC, SAN, USB, BCS, UBS, HBC)

August 17, 2012 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Current mortgage interest rates moved higher Friday as capital markets moved from safe-havens to stocks. BofA, U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) and Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) all increased their conventional loan rates. The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.Read More

Painful Lessons From Hot Social Media Stocks – (FB, GRPN, ZNGA, NOK, CCRT, XOM)

Painful Lessons From Hot Social Media Stocks – (FB, GRPN, ZNGA, NOK, CCRT, XOM)

August 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Investors have learned some painful lessons on the impacts of supply and demand from investments in once-hot social media stocks such as Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) and recent low hitter Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), which analysts believe could hurtRead More

Biotech Stocks; Some Key Drug Candidates Under Review – (MDVN, ARNA, BIIB, IDIX, UTHR, GILD, ONXX, PPHM)

Biotech Stocks; Some Key Drug Candidates Under Review – (MDVN, ARNA, BIIB, IDIX, UTHR, GILD, ONXX, PPHM)

August 17, 2012 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

For the biotech industry, the FDA has a number of key decisions to make in the coming few months. Some of the most interesting drugs presently under review include Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDVN)’s enzalutamide (oncology), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB)’s BG-12 (multipleRead More

North America Displays Top Car Purchases Since 2007 – (F, GM, TTM, TSLA)

North America Displays Top Car Purchases Since 2007 – (F, GM, TTM, TSLA)

August 17, 2012 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

North America has shown a double-digit growth in car sales so far in 2012, increasing purchases to their best not seen since 2007 in a momentum that indicates a global surge in buying, Scotiabank Economics says. So far in thisRead More