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U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a report on U.S. unemployment that was better than analysts expected (more coverage here). There were literally hundreds of U.S. companies...
Paul Ausick
These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations from select Wall Street research calls on Thursday, April 25, 2013. They include Apple, Intuit, MetroPCS and Procter & Gamble.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockIn what could turn out to be one of those pot-calling-the-kettle-black moments, Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service yesterday cut the debt rating...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockThe difference between professional services reviews posted to Angie’s List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) and book reviews posted at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) or the number of video...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockThe top-selling cars in the U.S. in January came from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) with total sales of about 195,000 vehicles, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) with sales of about 166,000,...
Paul Ausick
U.S. equity markets opened about flat this morning on another day devoid of significant data releases. In Asia, markets in China and Hong Kong remain closed for the holiday, but Japan’s Nikkei...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockThe McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (NYSE: MHP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 earnings before markets opened this morning.Quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share...
Paul Ausick
U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning on a day that may be the least active of the year so far. The major Asian exchanges are closed today, with Shanghai and Hong Kong beginning the lunar new...
Paul Ausick
Source: thinkstockRatings agency Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 results before markets opened this morning.For the fourth quarter Moody’s reported diluted...
Paul Ausick
Source: thinkstockSoutheastern Asset Management, Dell’s (NASDAQ: DELL) largest shareholder, is unhappy with the price of the LBO. (Reuters)The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787 has been approved for test...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: courtesy of NetflixBrief government spending cuts brought on by disagreements in Congress could badly hurt the economy. (Reuters)Earnings at Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and News Corp....
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: thinkstockIn the wake of the rate-rigging scandal with Libor rates, the G20 group of nations has been trying to reform the way benchmark prices are set in the energy business. Last September,...
Paul Ausick
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and maintained their upward momentum for essentially the whole day. Lacking any really bad news from Asia or Europe, U.S. markets shrugged off a weaker...
Paul Ausick
Source: (July, 2011) Standard and Poor's State Credit Rating, Provided by The Tax FoundationJustice delayed might be not be justice denied, but as far as many regular U.S. citizens are concerned...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: thinkstockThe United States begins a lawsuit against McGraw Hills Companies Inc.’s (NYSE: MHP) S&P for its role in the mortgage-backed paper debacle. (Reuters)BP PLC’s (NYSE: BP)...
Douglas A. McIntyre