US Airways Flight Makes Belly Landing
After departing Philadelphia at 11 p.m. Friday, US Express Flight 4560, which is operated by Piedmont Airlines, was scheduled to land at Newark about midnight. But the pilot reported a landing gear problem and the plane circled the airport for about an hour before landing on its belly at 1 a…
Ambac Surges On BTIG Upgrade
Tesla’s Future Is Full of Green
Company/Midland Basin Background
Approach was formed in 2002 to explore and develop the Strawn/Canyon Sand formations in the Cinco Terry and Ozona/Sonora fields in the Southern Midland Basin In the mid-2000′s this company was characterized as a natural gas E&P focused on a conventional, vertical play at depths below 6,000′…
Nielsen Will Grow As It Develops Digital Tracking Systems
Facebook: New and Improved One Year Later
As of the close on Friday, the share price, at $26…
Tesla Motors As The 4th U.S. Automaker, And Why The Future Is Bright
The Hard Money Has Been Made In Imperial Holdings
Emerging Markets And The Case Of The Disappearing Dividends
Emerging market underperformance
Broad emerging market equities started underperforming US equities in August 2011 and the trend has accelerated recently.
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August 2011 also marked the end of the global commodity price boom…
3 ‘Tweaks’ to Fortify Your ETF Portfolio
In the last quarter century, you could probably count the number of times on your hand when U…
Big Banks: Friday Financial Winners
The KBW Bank Index was up 2% to close at 61.13, with all 24 index components showing gains.
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5 Things To Know About Small Business This Week: May 17
The program will offer free credit, debit card, check and PayPal processing for the remainder of the year to “qualifying” U.S small businesses that essentially “turn in their cash registers” in favor of mobile solutions like PayPal Here, which includes an Apple iPad, card reader, iPad stand, cash drawer, and printer…
AdCare Tender Offer Looks Improbable
North Korea Fires 3 Missiles Into Sea
“We remain vigilant and prepared in case the launching of these missiles might be followed by a military provocation by the North,” The New York Times quoted Kim as saying.
BioLife Has More Room To Run
PowerSecure’s Breakout Year Continues
When we last highlighted PowerSecure International Inc. (POWR) in early March, we posited that the company’s combination of new products focused on high-growth verticals, its record backlog and recent strategic acquisitions could give the stock 40% upside by year end. Happily, POWR reached our $13 price objective much earlier than anticipated, thanks to a couple of great back-to-back quarters and yet another savvy acquisition – the purchase of LED business, Solais Lighting, Inc…
Tableau, Tibco, And DV IPO Mania
“Data is the new science. Big data holds the answers.” – Pat Gelsinger, EMCLt. Jenna D’Sora
: Those times were really special… I wish we were back there now, you and I.
Lt. Cmdr. Data
: The unidirectional nature of the time continuum makes that an unlikely possibility.
I have been following the Data Visualization space for the past four or five of months with a keen eye towards the Tableau (DATA) IPO. That day has finally arrived. Tableau priced its offering at $31 a share last night, which means this little business intelligence software company is going to raise $258 million and open trading at a minimum valuation north of $2 billion…
Beware Long-Term Damage From Stock Market Bubble Forming Now
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In the present essay I will show why the extraordinary levels of excess liquidity available in the US economy, under current conditions of declining liquidity preferences, could be extremely dangerous to the long-term health of the US economy…
Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap: Next Week’s Game Plan
Cramer said Monday he’ll be watching Campbell’s Soup , which is now overvalued against its historical average. He said investors need to pay attention to this stock as a bellwether for the rest of its sector, and he’s not betting on a strong quarter or a strong reaction…
Stocks Can’t Be Stopped, Rise on U.S. Economy Confidence
“The rise in consumer confidence appears to be a longer-lasting vote of support for the longevity of the U.S. economic recovery,” Andrew Wilkinson, the New York City-based chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak & Co…