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Facebook Inc (FB): This Could Move The Stock Higher

July 18th, 2014

facebookDiane Alter:  Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock was rattled Tuesday when U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen singled out valuations on social media andbiotech stocks as “stretched.” FB stock then slipped 1.08% to $67.17. Volume was a hefty 43,984,000 shares Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL

Bank of America Corp’s (BAC) Positive Results Take Back Seat To Legal Woes

July 17th, 2014

bank of america1Diane Alter: Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) reported Q2 earnings this morning (Wednesday) that were dragged down by mounting litigation costs in addition to a decline in mortgage originations. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Earnings Show Investment Banking Growth

July 16th, 2014

bankDiane Alter: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) stock is up today (Tuesday) after GS earnings surprised Wall Street with a strong beat. The investment powerhouse reported second quarter results before Tuesday’s opening bell. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Gold Stocks That George Soros Has Been Buying

July 11th, 2014

george sorosDiane Alter:  George Soros, one of the world’s best-known and savviest investor, has been bulking up his holdings of gold and silver stocks. Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV

What’s Boosting The Current Price Of Gold

July 2nd, 2014

gold timeDiane Alter: The current gold price as of July 1 represents a three-month high amid a weaker dollar and ongoing geopolitical tensions. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV

Facebook Inc (FB) Study Was Not Illegal, But Was It Ethical?

July 1st, 2014

facebookDiane Alter: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock has been logging impressive gains, up nearly 24% year to date and an astonishing 172% in the past year. And the company’s strategic acquisitions continue to bolster investor confidence. Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL

Facebook Inc (FB): Teens Favorite Social Media Site By A Long Shot

June 26th, 2014

facebookDiane Alter: Reports of Facebook Inc’s (NASDAQ:FB) demise among teens appear to have been greatly exaggerated. Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL

Facebook Inc (FB): Why Wedges Will Work Wonders

June 24th, 2014

facebookDiane Alter: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has built its own networking switches – crucial hardware devices that transport Internet information between machines – to power its increasing number of services. Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL

Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN): Why We Like The Stock

June 18th, 2014

buyers and sellersDiane Alter: Stocks to watch: Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) stock continues its climb today (Tuesday), rewarding investors with 12% gains in the last 24 hours. The voice recognition company, whose technology is used to power Apple Inc.’s Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ

Facebook Inc (FB): Major Move Into The Mobile Payment Market

June 11th, 2014

facebookDiane Alter: Of all the problems plaguing Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), rival messaging services is a big one. Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL

7 Biotech Stocks To Watch Closely

June 9th, 2014

biotechDiane Alter: A number of promising cancer treatments were presented this week by key global pharmaceutical players at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) – which is why this is a key time of year to watch Read more…

NASDAQ:BIB, NASDAQ:IBB

Apple Inc. (AAPL): A Warm-Up Act Of Things Yet To Come

June 5th, 2014

apple inc.Diane Alter: Some analysts yawned at the developments that came from the 25th annual Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference - but they’re actually big news for the innovative tech giant. Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ

Don’t Be In This House of Cards When It Falls

June 4th, 2014

market correction bearMichael Lewitt: Financial markets are experiencing a significant divergence in 2014 between the direction of stocks and bonds. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Cutting-Edge Technology Fueling SpaceX

June 4th, 2014

elon muskDiane Alter: Last week, the world got a glimpse of how Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is using cutting-edge technology from Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), his electric car company, to create a spacecraft. Read more…

NYSE:GEX

3 Forces Driving Gold Prices Down

May 29th, 2014

gold timeDiane Alter: Today’s gold price was modestly lower Wednesday after Tuesday’s rout left the yellow metal at its lowest level in 15 weeks. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV




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