China Just Started Nationalizing Its Stock Market | Zero Hedge

Last week we presented China’s latest bazooka in its ongoing attempt to halt its plunging market (apparently threats to arrest sellers were insufficient) – China Securities Finance Corp. As a subsidiary of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, this meant that “China’s central bank is now underwriting brokerages’ margin lending businesses” and that “the PBoC is now in the business of […]

PayPal starts trading above $40 and it's already worth billions more …

Are you a growth marketer? Do you want to know what it takes to be one? Join us at GrowthBeat, on August 17-18 in San Francisco. Thought-leaders from the biggest brands and most disruptive companies will share winning growth strategies on the most pressing challenges marketing leaders face today.
PayPal started trading on the Nasdaq this morning at $41.46 per share.As an […]

North West To Float On Stock Market From Next Month, Confirms …

SHARESShare on FacebookENTREPRENEUR and sex tape veteran Kim Kardashian has confirmed her first born North West will float on the stock market early next month, hot on the heels of the news Kardashian and husband Kanye West are set to expand their brand into other children.“After careful consideration, we have decided to diversify into other progeny and think it may […]

2015 Presidents' Day Holiday stock and bond trading hours …

Another holiday, another opportunity to get settlement day wrong. Plus some ancient history in which Washington’s Birthday is transformed into Presidents’ Day.Emanuel Leutze’s famed 1851rendition of Washington crossing the Delaware. (Via Wikipedia)WASHINGTON, February 11, 2015 – Some might wonder why we publish Wall Street’s holiday trading/settlement schedules in our CDN business and financial columns. The reason is simple. Inexperienced traders […]

Stock market looks to earnings as possible lifeline –

3 gifts for market bull
Discussing market volatility and the earnings picture for 2015, with Steve Auth, Federated Investors, and James Liu, JPMorgan Funds
With the U.S. stock market in an extended funk, earnings offer at least a temporary escape route.”The earnings season represents the first potential stop in this downward trend,” said Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.Recent […]

Cramer Remix: The best stocks to own now

One stock that Cramer thinks has the legs to run further this year, is Deckers Outdoor Corp. The maker of Teva Sandals and UGG boots reported earnings five weeks ago, and stock was slammed, though Cramer thought it reported a terrific quarter.To find out where Deckers could be headed into next year, the “Mad Money” host spoke with Angel Martinez, […]

Too depressed. Too happy.

I’m too depressed this morning to write anything useful.Yesterday I “visited” my bank safety deposit box and leafed through a pile of share certificates. There was the magazine that went broke. There were the many biotech drugs that  failed their human trials and never got FDA approval. There’s the New England bank that’s actually doing well but refuses to pay […]

2 Biotech Stocks to Buy After Earnings

By Louis Navellier, Editor, Blue Chip GrowthTwo of my favorite biotech companies reported third-quarter results today, and they did not disappoint. If you haven’t already picked them up, both of these stocks are solid “buys” at current prices.PLUS: 3 American Financial Stocks to BuyLet’s take a look…Actavis (ACT)Actavis (ACT) surpassed analysts’ sales and earnings expectations for the third quarter. Actavis reported […]

Stock Market News for September 03, 2014 – September 3, 2014 …

Benchmarks began September mostly in the red after a drop in crude oil prices impacted the energy sector. The day’s upbeat manufacturing data was overshadowed by the fall in crude prices. The S&P 500 lost initial gains, but was able to settle above the 2k mark.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure to read today’s […]

Stock Trading at Xoom Corp (XOOM): 2 Insiders Unload Shares …

Stock Trading at Xoom Corp (XOOM): 2 Insiders Unload Shares
By Melanie Erbaron August 6, 2014Companies, Finance, Financial
This week, Xoom Corp (NASDAQ:XOOM) saw two of its insiders complete stock dispositions. The sales commenced on Monday, at the hand of Director Kevin Hartz, who unloaded 7,425 shares of Common Stock for a weighted average price of $21.69 per share. The stock was […]