Sunday, December 8, 2013 10:45 PM PST
For me, trading has always revolved around economic fundamentals and stock market analysis. And if you’re like me, you’re getting somewhat irritated with the recent trading in the stock market by investors who seem more inclined to trade on what economists at the Federal Reserve do with their quantitative easing strategy than on what’s really important—the underlying fundamentals of the economy and corporate America’s financial health. The reality is that corporate America is struggling to grow revenues. This...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 10:34 PM PST
There’s one point that I cannot stress enough in this column, and longtime readers are sure to know it: consumer confidence is extremely important for economic growth here in America. It’s simple logic. Because so much of our economy is built on domestic spending, without an increase in consumer confidence, consumer spending will languish and we won’t have higher levels of economic growth. Recently, new information from the Conference Board was quite disappointing. The Consumer Confidence Index dropped to a...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 6:05 PM PST
Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDIX) Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. There are many causes of hepatitis. For example, drinking too much alcohol, various drugs and chemicals, and also several different viruses can cause hepatitis. Hepatitis C, a virus which is carried in the bloodstream to the liver, is one of several hepatitis viruses and is generally considered to be among the most serious of these viruses. Hepatitis C is passed through contact with contaminated blood — most commonly through...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 4:44 PM PST
The HOT topic concerning Crossroads Systems, is its upcoming Q4 and Full Year 2013 financial results expected to be released December 12, 2013.
Sunday, December 8, 2013 8:51 AM PST
Tis the Season for the most powerful seasonality trade of the year! With the stock market up big in 2013 and most participants are speculating on a pullback in the next week or two, I have to say I am on the other side of that bet. Being a technical trader I focus on patterns, statistics and probabilities to power my ETF trading strategies. So with 37 years of stats the seasonality chart of the S&P 500 index paints a clear picture of what is likely to happen in December. If you do not know how to read a...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 6:49 AM PST
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AUXL) The price of AUXL stock jumped $2.31 (or +11.95%) to $21.64, and 7,434,821 of its shares exchanged hands on Friday's market activity. On intraday trading, AUXL reached a new 52 week high of $22.00 AUXL reported that the U.S. FDA has approved XIAFLEX(R) (collagenase clostridium histolyticum, or CCH), an in-office, biologic for the treatment of Peyronie's disease, a condition that involves the development of collagen plaque, or scar tissue, on the shaft of the male...
Saturday, December 7, 2013 6:08 PM PST
Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) Shares of AGX skyrocketed $3.78 (or +17.69%) to $25.15, with a total volume of 513,070 shares traded on Friday's market activity For the third quarter ended October 31, 2013, AGX posted consolidated EBITDA from continuing operations of $20.8 million, compared to $9.6 million in the same period the prior year, and net income attributable to AGX's stockholders of $11.9 million, or $0.83 per diluted share based on 14,365,000 diluted shares outstanding, compared to net income attributable...
Friday, December 6, 2013 11:40 PM PST
Binary options trading is seen as a fast way of making money using speculation and risk spread as tools. Investors, new as well as experienced, usually want to play all-time big game with their money for which they cash upon the prevailing trends that provide them the scope to make profits. It is worth noticing that all speculations are not profit-yielding, so you need to learn ways to turn most of the market conditions in your favor. Take a look at the following ways that may help you yield lots of profits...
Friday, December 6, 2013 2:51 PM PST
Metabolix, Inc. (Nasdaq:MBLX) Shares of MBLX soared $0.56 (or +52.34%) to $1.63, with a volume of 4,505,885 shares traded on Friday's market activity. The company reported that it has launched Mvera(TM) B5011, a new film grade resin that allows for production of compostable, and highly transparent, film and bags. MBLX designed Mvera B5011 to meet international industrial standards for compostability, while also enabling customers to produce films for compostable bags and packaging applications with exceptional...
Friday, December 6, 2013 10:09 AM PST
What’s HOT about this Company’s stock, is Mvera™ B5011.