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Who Bucked the Trend Among the 5 Most Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks?

Short sellers shied away from four of the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the June 30 and July 15 settlement dates. The outlier was Frontier Communications, ...
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How Twitter Helps Sell Movie Tickets

At a time when the movie theater business is in jeopardy because more and more people stream premium video into their homes, an equally powerful new generation technology may help ...
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Xbox One to Be Sold in China, a Challenge for PS4

Today, China is a market that most software and hardware companies believe they must conquer if they are to expand what may be stagnant sales worldwide. The most recent example ...
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Amazon Forsakes Profits for a Better Experience

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported second quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday afternoon. The online retailer posted a diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.27 and revenues ...
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Why Durable Goods Matters So Much on Friday – GDP Watch

On Friday we will get to see the report for Durable Goods  for the month of June. This is an incredibly important report because it is for June, marking the ...
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Starbucks Introduces Its 2015 Earnings and Sales Outlook

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced its third quarter earnings its fiscal 2014. Howard Schultz and friends reported that adjusted earnings were $0.67 per share and revenue grew %11 to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the Market Down

July 24, 2014: Markets opened mixed again on Thursday as the DJIA once more lagged on weakness among some of the heavy-hitter blue chips. All three major indexes hovered around ...
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Can SodaStream Really Get Bought at $40?

With all the news and hope around SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), it may be of little surprise that news has surfaced that the company could be taken private at ...
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Walmart Employees Group Cites Simon’s Leadership Failures

A labor group made up of employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has been pushing the company for nearly two years to raise its minimum annual wage for full-time ...
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Will Homebuilders Revisit 52-Week Lows Soon?

What ever happened to that prolonged, multiyear housing market recovery? Maybe the private equity buyers bought up all the bargains so fast that public transition cycle from owner to renter ...
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Why Verizon Earnings Beat AT&T

When AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported earnings after markets closed Wednesday evening, the company said it added 634,000 new wireless subscribers in the second quarter bringing its total number of ...
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Meet the $100 Facebook Analyst Stock Call

It is without a doubt that Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and founder Mark Zuckerberg hit a home run on their earnings report on Wednesday night. The reaction on Thursday was an increase ...
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Has China Lost Its Addiction to Gold?

By now, speculators and investors have learned over and over that gold is a very fickle commodity. The daily rationale for why gold rises and falls is sometimes hard to follow. ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Posts Another Weekly Gain, Prices Remain Low

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 90 billion cubic feet for the week ending July 18. Natural gas futures prices ...
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Pennsylvania Proves the Lottery Is an Idiot Tax, and Wants Even More

From time to time, 24/7 Wall St. covers the upcoming large lottery announcements and events. It is fun for most people to imagine what they would do if they won ...
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