Archive for December 22nd, 2011

Santa Claus Not Dead, Even RIM And Yahoo Catch Sleigh Ride

December 22, 2011

Going into the week after Christmas basically flat for the year, the market will be counting on Santa Claus to pump up the bullish cheer next week. Stocks have a historical tendency to rise the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day and for the first two trading days of January.

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Stocks Hold Near Session Highs; Akamai Surges

December 22, 2011

Stocks Hold Near Session Highs; Akamai Surges

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Stocks tick higher on positive jobs data

December 22, 2011

U.S. stocks drifted higher Thursday, as a better-than-expected reading on unemployment boosted investor optimism.

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8 Semiconductor Stocks With Consistently Rising Liquidity

December 22, 2011

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Wall Street gains for third day

December 22, 2011

Stocks rose in another thinly traded session on Thursday, putting the S&P on track for its third straight advance after data pointed to ongoing improvement in the labor market and reinforced expectations for a rally into the end of the year.

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Looking Forward: Tesla Motors

December 22, 2011

I love cars and I love investing.  If there is a way that I can combine the two, I jump at that opportunity.  Telsa Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA – News) is not one of those opportunities. If you are unfamiliar with Tesla, …

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Movers roundup: Mead Johnson, PHH Corp.

December 22, 2011

Among the stock activity stories for Thursday, Dec. 22, from AP Business News: — Shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. fell after Wal-Mart pulled a batch of its infant formula from more than 3,000 stores when it learned about the death of a newborn.

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Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks

December 22, 2011

A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Akamai Technologies Inc. rose 17.9 percent to $31.44 with 16,433,900 shares traded.

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Banks Stocks Herald Santa Claus Rally: Fast Money Pros

December 22, 2011

Again investors were conflicted over the potential of a Santa Claus rally into year’s end. For a ‘tell’ the Fast Money pros say watch the financials.

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PHH tumbles as S&P lowers some of its ratings

December 22, 2011

PHH Corp.’s shares plunged more than 17 percent on Wednesday as Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services lowered some of the mortgage company’s credit ratings, saying it is concerned the company may not be able to repay $423 million in debt due in March 2013.

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