Tag Archives for: Diane Alter

Airgas, Inc. (ARG): Behind The Recent Stock Surge

stock price surgeDiane Alter:  The Airgas stock price rose 1.2% to a 52-week high of $139.22 today after the company agreed to be bought by France's Air Liquide SA (EPA: AI) in a $13.4 billion deal.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 23, 2015 3:31pm

Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Why The Stock Price Will Head Higher After Merger

deal handshakeDiane Alter:   The Pfizer stock price is up 0.5% today as the U.S. drug giant remains in advanced stages to buy Allergan Plc. (NYSE:AGN). Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is pushing forward with the deal despite the best wishes of the U.S. Treasury, which is trying to curb such mergers.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Spin-Off Creates A Smaller Yahoo! Inc.

alibabaDiane Alter:  Activist hedge fund and key Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) shareholder Starboard Value LP has thrown a major snag in the company's Alibaba spin-off plans.

Is A December Rate Hike Really Coming?

Janet-YellenDiane Alter:  The U.S. Federal Reserve released minutes from its October meeting today at 2 p.m., and markets scoured the report for any clues about a December rate hike.
NYSE:DIA November 19, 2015 12:36pm

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT): Why This Stock Is A Buy

Wall streetDiane Alter:  Lockheed Martin stock just received a huge catalyst this morning after the company announced a $262.8 million contract with the U.S. Air Force.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 10, 2015 1:32pm

Why A Fed Interest Rate In December Is Likely

Janet-YellenDiane Alter:  The odds of a Fed interest rate hike in December dramatically increased over the weekend.

A Safer Alternative To FireEye Inc (FEYE)

internet etfsDiane Alter:  FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) stock dropped nearly 23% Thursday amid mixed Q3 results and a tepid full-year outlook.
NYSE:HACK November 9, 2015 1:28pm

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Why The Stock Price Has Further To Fall

buyers and sellersDiane Alter:  The Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE:VRX) stock price has dropped 44% year to date and nearly 80% over the last three months.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD): One Of The Best Biotech Firms On The Market

stock price surgeDiane Alter: Our Gilead stock price prediction shows gains ahead, even after Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) shares have fallen more than 7% since the beginning of August.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 4, 2015 1:22pm

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Price Falls Because Strategy Is “Deeply Wrong”

drugsDiane Alter:   The Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE:VRX) stock price is now under attack from iconic investor Charlie Munger.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 3, 2015 12:43pm

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Why The Stock Drop Is Not Over

buyers and sellersDiane Alter:  Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE:VRX) stock tanked another 7% to $102.95 today (Friday).
ETF BASIC NEWS November 2, 2015 11:59am

7 Biotech ETFs Getting Crushed By Valeant Stock

biotechDiane Alter: Biotech ETFs have been the focus of many investors this week after Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE:VRX) shares dropped more than 46% last week.
NYSE:GURU October 28, 2015 3:17pm

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Questionable Structure Weighs On The Stock Price

wall-street-etfDiane Alter:  The Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE:VRX) stock price dropped another 9% to $106.03 Monday morning. The drop happened as "pharma's Enron" tried to calm investors with an analyst conference that defended the firm's business and dealings.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 27, 2015 10:52am

Facebook Inc (FB): Why The Stock Price Continues To Surge

facebookDiane Alter:  The Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock price climbed 2% to hit a record high of $102.15 today (Friday) shortly after the opening bell. Its previous intraday high was $99.73, which the stock hit Thursday.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 26, 2015 2:06pm

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