Massive Cloud Spending by Microsoft Bullish for 5 Top Optical Stocks

When a tried-and-true old-school technology stock like Microsoft Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is hitting all-time highs, the company must be doing something right. A large part of the company's recent success ...
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Short Sellers Lose Interest in Solar Stocks, Gain Interest in Alternative Fuels

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 14. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dipped Last Week; Applications Ticked Higher

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 0.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Are Short Sellers Giving Up on 3D Printing Stocks?

Short interest during the two-week period ending July 14 rose on just one of four 3D printing stocks we follow. As of that date, the four stocks had posted year-to-date ...
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Short Interest in AT&T Surges as Worries About Wireless Grow

Shares sold short in AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) rose 8.7 million to 158.2 million for the period that ended July 14. It is the second most shorted stock on the ...
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Short Interest in Apple Drops Almost 3 Million Shares Ahead of Earnings

The short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dropped by 2.7 million shares to 39.1 million ahead of earnings. The figures are for the period that ended July 14. Apple's ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Summer is in full swing, and judging by the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange between June 30 and July 14, short ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Summer is in full swing, and judging by the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between June 30 and July 14, short sellers overall were ...
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7 Most Important Things in Business Today

An exclusive report by Reuters says that Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB) is willing to make a cash offer for Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI). The deal would bolster the ...
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Chipotle Bites Back With Solid Earnings

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) released its most recent quarterly results after markets closed Tuesday. Although these results do not reflect the time following Chipotle’s recent health scare, they ...
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AMD Earnings Beat Estimates; Guidance Sends Shares Soaring

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) reported second-quarter 2017 earnings after markets closed Tuesday. For the quarter, the chipmaker posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.02on revenues of $1.22 ...
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AT&T Wins Big in Q2

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported its second quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The telecom giant said that it had $0.79 in earnings per share (EPS) and $39.8 billion ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

July 25, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,477.18. The DJIA closed up 0.5% at 21,612.95. Separately, the Nasdaq closed relatively flat at 6,412.17. Tuesday was a mixed ...
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Interpublic, Neuralstem Sink into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 25, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 42 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 3 ...
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Caterpillar, McDonald’s Dominate DJIA on Tuesday

July 25, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Tuesday as Nasdaq Composite got off to a bit of a slow start, probably the result of Alphabet Inc.'s not-well-received earnings report. The ...
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