Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Mattel Might Miss Earnings. Here’s Why
By Estimize  - Jul 17, 2014

Last quarter toy maker Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) posted a loss of 3c per share while Wall Street analysts were looking for a gain of 7c per share. The earnings report from April seemed to signal that ...

Is IBM Revenue Growth Finally On The Horizon?
By Estimize  - Jul 17, 2014

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) announced a blockbuster partnership with Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) this week to bring IBM’s enterprise software to Apple devices. Shares of both companies ...

Midnight Trader
Make That 15 For The Dow This Year
By Midnight Trader - Jul 16, 2014

Blue-chips traded higher for the fourth consecutive day, Wednesday, as positive earnings, merger action and strong housing data drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its third consecutive record ...

Zacks Investment Research
Will Capital One Beat Estimates?
By Zacks Investment Research - Jul 16, 2014

We anticipate Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to beat expectations when it reports second-quarter 2014 results tomorrow, Jul 17 after the market closes.Why a Likely Positive Surprise? Our...

Expect Strong Report From Morgan Stanley
By Estimize  - Jul 16, 2014

This earnings season is expected to be strong across the board, which may help to explain why stocks are near all time highs. The banks were an exception to the rule heading into their quarterly ...

Tim Knight
That’s One Sexy Head-And-Shoulder!
By Tim Knight - Jul 16, 2014

A kind Sloper (who is prone to giving me really good suggestions) sent me a new one this morning – Hershey (NYSE:HSY). I like it……….a beautiful head-and-shoulders pattern.

David Trainer
PetSmart Needs A Private Takeover
By David Trainer - Jul 16, 2014

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM) has been in the news this week after activist hedge fund Jana Partners took a big stake in the company and advocated potential changes, including a possible private equity ...

Gregory W. Harmon
Is Costco Signaling A New Bull Run?
By Gregory W. Harmon - Jul 16, 2014

Every trader or investor has barometers that they use to measure the health of the stock market. You hear ‘only price pays’ from trend followers and chart masters. Some others like to use momentum ...

Karim Rahemtulla
6 Top Firms For The Ongoing Energy Boom
By Karim Rahemtulla - Jul 16, 2014

The monster year for the U.S. energy sector in 2013 set the stage for an even bigger blowout in 2014. And that’s exactly what’s happening, especially in the natural gas industry. Higher natural gas ...