Year: <span>2009</span>

Year: <span>2009</span> Articles

Warren Buffett has a different timeframe than most investors.  Unless he sees something drastic to the long-term fundamentals, he maintains a near-forever outlook when he invests in or buys...
It is year-end.  That means that NASDAQ and the NYSE have been sending out more and more letters of non-compliance to public companies over their subsequent listing requirements.  Some are due to...
American International Group has done what it could to keep top talent around at the company, and it has been able to get at least some exceptions on the restriction of pay that is being imposed on...
It is simple to dismiss the current rise in oil to just shy of $80 as a reaction to the value of the US dollar or a possible cold winter in the northern half of America. A more macroeconomic view...
The fight between Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) and Fox over what the cable company will pay the network for programming is not about to end soon. On New Year’s Eve, most of the content Fox...
The trade disputes between China and the US seem more frequent. The passions on both sides seem more violent and permanent with each new argument over imports and exports.The International Trade...
It is likely that there were very few winners among retailers this holiday season. Mid-market chains such as Macy’s (NYSE:M) and Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) probably had bad results. Perennially weak...
Reuters:   China has hit back at a tariff put on steel pipes by the US.Reuters:   Oil, near $80, may have strongest gain in a decade.Reuters:   The government will give GMAC $3.5...
Japan was closed for a holidayThe Hang Seng 1.8% to 21,672.The Shanghai Composite moved higher by .6%At the open in Europe, the CAC rose .9% and the FTSE rose .5%Data from Reuters and...
There had been a great deal of hope among online retailers that 2009 would be a substantial improvement over 2008, a year in which e-commerce revenue growth was the worst it has been since...
There were two very interesting events in the crude oil markets today.  As with almost all Wednesday’s we got the weekly crude oil inventory data from the Department of Energy.  This data was...
These are the top pre-market movers for day traders, active traders, and swing traders seen early this Wednesday.  We have compiled more detailed data and analysis with a link to each story over at...
Updated throughout the day.GMAC will get $3.5 billion in government support  (various)Fannie Mae (NYSE:FNM) and Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE) common stock may be worthless (TheStreet)Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)...
This Wednesday is looking thinner than normal trading days for analyst upgrades and downgrades seen in Wall Street research calls.  Here are today’s top calls:Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) target was...
“Tavern on the Green”, one of the most lavish restaurants in New York City, will close on New Year’s Eve. The Central Park icon once took in more receipts than any other eatery in the Big...