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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in May

The five most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq all saw increases in short interest between the April 30 and May 15 settlement dates. That was most apparent in ...
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The 4 Tech Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Wednesday

May 27, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday and traded higher all day long. As the end of the month approaches the DJIA is up about 2% for May and ...
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Smartphone Sales Cooling Off as Chinese Growth Slows

Global smartphone sales are forecast to rise by 11.3% year-over-year in 2015, a nice clip but well below the 27.6% growth in sales during 2014. Sales in China are forecast ...
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2 Huge Trends Very Positive for 4 Top Software Stocks to Buy

One huge buzzword that is perhaps now totally overused is trending. While overworked, it does point out what is new, happening and, most importantly in some cases, working. A new ...
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Apple Tops Brand Value List, IBM Loses Ground

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) tops every brand value list. The carefully followed annual BrandZ Top 100 Valuable Global Brands of 2015 is no exception. While most of the brands on this ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Friday

May 22 2015: Markets opened mixed on Friday on a day that was tough on blue chips. The energy sector slipped on a stronger dollar and lower crude oil prices, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pressured the DJIA on Friday

May 15, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but the major indexes slipped into negative territory and all traded lower for most of the day except for occasional forays above ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Thursday

May 14, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday on strength in the tech sector. Consumer discretionary stocks have overcome some poor earnings reports to post a gain as well today. ...
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Key Dalio and Bridgewater Position Changes: Alcoa, Apple, CenturyLink, Cisco, Gilead, Emerging Markets

Bridgewater Associates is one of the most widely followed and most renowned hedge funds in the world. After all, it is also one of the financial giants, and it is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Eagle, AOL, Boeing, Lululemon, Microsoft, ResMed, Vivint and More

Stocks were recovering on Wednesday morning, perhaps after deciding that Tuesday's early selling was too much. If the trend that has been in place in for almost four years now ...
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AOL-Verizon May Tempt Possible Buyers for Yahoo!

Now that AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is being acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), the big question on Wall Street, Main Street and Cyber-Street has to be what this ...
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Apple Short Interest Drops to 62 Million Shares

The surge in Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) stock, its strong earnings and the ongoing success of the iPhone 6 have probably triggered a flight in short sellers from the tech ...
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Apple Brand Value Hits $128 Billion

Another measure of brand value, and another brand value study that puts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on top. New Brand Finance research pegs the value of the Apple brand at ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Friday

May 8, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday after a solid report on jobs. The unemployment rate fell another tick to 5.4%. The election results in the U.K. were also ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Thursday

May 7, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Thursday but the three major indexes all turned higher by mid-morning and never looked back. Biotech and tech stocks boosted the Nasdaq Composite ...
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