Daily Archives: August 1, 2011

Top After-Hours Stocks on the Move (IDTI, MHP, OPWV, SPIL, SNCR, TXRH)

We are tracking several key movers and shakers after the close in this Monday's after-hours evening trading session.  Some are earnings related but some moves are from other data.  Those ...
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Currency Intervention From Japan & Switzerland, Protecting the Dollar from the Dollar (YCL, FXY, JYF, FXF, FXE, UUP)

The Japanese Yen took a breather today on some similar news that we saw last week regarding intervention.  The Nikkei News reported this afternoon that Japan was about to intervene ...
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As Kodak Saves NOL Assets, It Screws Shareholder Ambitions (EK)

Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) is a company that is in trouble.  Maybe that should read "is, has been, and will continue to be" in trouble.  For all practical purposes, ...
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Chasing & Understanding Volatility: Sify’s Wild Move (SIFY)

Securities that rise more than 10% in a day, like shares of Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: SIFY) did Friday and have done today, can easily fall more than 10% in ...
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NovaGold Might Have Struck it Rich (NG, TCK, GDXJ, GLD)

NovaGold Resources Inc. (AMEX: NG)may have struck it rich.  Last month when we looked at value in gold mining stocks, NovaGold was among the group.  We noted at the time ...
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AK Steel Versus Peers, Downgrade Against Value (AKS, X, CMC, HSC)

After considering the comments made, it its difficult to tell whether Moody’s recent announcement of a pending downgrade of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) is company-specific or motivated by ...
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Gabelli’s Major Quarterly Changes to Focus Five Stock Pick List (ARG, CF, LNCE, TE, YHOO, ASCMA, CCE, CVS, NAV)

August 1 might not sound like the start of a quarter to most, but this is that date of a key report from a unique brokerage and advisory firm.  Today ...
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Level 3 Communications and the Long Road to Redemption (LVLT, NFLX)

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT), a provider of broadband and wholesale communications services, has struggled mightily to meet an impressive set of challenges. If the company can get back ...
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New Gas Mileage Standards Creating Winners & Losers (JCI, XIDE, MXWL, BWA, HON, TSLA, GM, F, TM)

Last week's announcement on new corporate average fuel economy rules, known as CAFE, got a lot of coverage for its headline number of average fleet mileage of 54.5 miles/gallon by ...
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July 2011 Manufacturing ISM Report Makes Stocks Nosedive

The July 2011 Manufacturing ISM Report was devastating and sent stocks reeling downward. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply ...
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Medicare & Medicaid Killing Nursing Homes & Skilled Nursing Facilities (KND, SUNH, SKH, FVE, SRZ, NHC, AMED, AFAM, SNH)

Maybe you can blame overly inflated healthcare costs or maybe you can blame more austerity measures.  In the end, all that matters is that nursing home coverage, rehab, and skilled ...
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Carbonite Sets Solid IPO Terms (CARB)

Carbonite has set the terms for the pricing of its initial public offering.  If you will recall, Carbonite is one of our own Top 17 IPOs to Watch in 2011.  ...
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Energy Funds Winning on Debt Ceiling Deal (XLE, IYE, VDE, IXC)

The price of crude oil has responded quickly to the news that an agreement on the US debt ceiling has been reached. Though the deal still needs final votes for ...
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Top Active Trader Alert Stocks (LVLT, PAET, SIRI, SUNH)

Active traders and day traders have many stocks to choose from this Monday morning. We are tracking news and  moves in shares of Level 3 Communications (NASDAQ: LVLT), PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Market Report (8/1/2011) US Debt Downgrade, July Car Sales

NYT: Global Markets Are Up After U.S. Debt Deal http://nyti.ms/qTmc0C Bloomberg: U.S. Auto Sales Stall http://bloom.bg/qlvWbd $F $GM Zerohedge: Goodbye Japan V-Shaped Recovery: Record July Car Sales Plunge http://is.gd/qLHeNc Yahoo! ...
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