First, the scoreboard:Dow: 17,419.75, -120.72, (-0.69%)
S&P 500: 2,083.56, -16.28, (-0.78%)
Nasdaq: 5,056.44, -83.50, (-1.62%)
And now, the top stories on Thursday:Media stocks plunged. Viacom shares dived more than 21% after the company reported lower-than-expected ad revenues from its cable business. The stocks were shaken up by concerns about the cable industry amid the rise of pay TV. Comcast, Time Warner, and 21st Century Fox also declined […]

My Top Trading Companies And Distributors Stocks For 2015 …

SummaryIn this series of articles, I will be reviewing individual industry sectors and selecting my favorite stock picks for 2015.
For Part 52, I will be reviewing the Trading Companies & Distributors sector, taking a look at revenue/earnings growth and the overall financial stability of the companies.
Out of this group of stocks, my top picks for the remainder of the year […]

Bond market volatility could rein in stocks – CNBC.com

There is also the U.S. Producer Price Index Friday, and a heavy calendar of overseas data that could influence markets. Chinese consumer and producer inflation data is released Tuesday, and retail sales and industrial production is Thursday. German industrial production is reported Monday, and euro zone GDP is Tuesday.Markets are also watching the volatile bond market where yields ripped higher […]

Salem stock scammer gets 5 years in prison, gives up $700,000 and …

A Salem man who made more than $1.7 million through a series of “pump-and-dump” stock-trading scams was sentenced Friday to five years in prison.Alexander Hawatmeh, 25, admitted that he manipulated the share prices of four penny stocks, then sold off his holdings for enormous returns. Federal prosecutors said that in one March 2014 case, Hawatmeh made $1.27 million through the […]

Earnings gusher is next test for stocks after market wipeout

But 53 percent of companies have so far missed their revenue forecasts. The industrial sector could come under special scrutiny in the coming week because of high-profile revenue misses Friday by both General Electric and Honeywell.”I think you’ll continue to see a pullback, and I think the industrial angle is going to be a good one because industrials are going […]

Investing in Water and Energy Insights with Jud Hill, Managing Partner at Blue Star Capital

Investing in Water and Energy Insights with Jud Hill, Managing Partner at Blue Star CapitalHow Consolidation in the Fracking Industry is Creating Greater Efficiencies and Opportunities For Companies Treating WaterNew York, NY – Point Roberts, WA – April 7, 2015 – Investorideas.com and its water investment portal, Water-stocks.com issues an exclusive Q&A with Jud Hill, Managing Partner of Blue Star […]

Profit From The Next Major Stock Market Correction – ETF Daily News

George Leong:  The stock market continues to want to edge higher, but beware. I still sense there will be more downside moves that will provide a trading opportunity. At this juncture, I would be looking for sell-offs in the stock market and chaos.Just like what we saw in 2008 when the stock market and big banks crashed, when a stock market […]

Morningstar gives A+ credit rating to Texas Instruments, stock …

This chart shows shares of Texas Instruments Inc. from Jan. 1, 2000, through today.Morningstar investment research firm has given Texas Instruments Inc. an A+ credit rating, indicating that the company is a low default risk.Related
Texas Instruments plans to boost 300mm wafer production to drive growth
Texas Instruments revenue growth returns in 2014, profits jump 30 percent
Analysts see strong 2015 semiconductor performance, […]

Stock Market News for December 22, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Benchmarks ended a turbulent week on a positive note as investors continued to welcome Fed’s decision to remain ‘patient’ before raising the interest rate from near zero level. Moreover, rebound in oil prices helped energy shares post solid gains. The Dow and the S&P 500 posted their biggest three-day gain on Friday. The indexes also registered their biggest weekly advance […]

Asia mainly up, China slips as stock trading scheme falters …

© AFP/File Philippe LopezAsian markets are mainly up after the majority of eurozone banks were given a clean bill of health by the European Central Bank, but China was hit by the postponement of a planned stock-trading connection between Hong Kong (shown here) and ShanghaiHong Kong (AFP) – Asian markets were mainly up Monday after the majority of eurozone banks […]