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Wednesday stock leaders

May 22, 2013 1:23 pm
Dow Jones constituent companies Target Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. are among the awaited leaders on the market today. HP is expected to report earnings per share for the second quarter of $0.81 per share according to a survey by FactSet. Updating market expectations and restructure in cost savings leads people to believe that company is […] Read more

Fannie Mae turns out a dream investment

May 22, 2013 9:44 am
Fannie Mae, the mortgage giant reported a first quarter net income of over $58 billion turning the company from junkie to a cash cow. The surge boosted their price shares by 400% in the past 3 months. The company is under government control so the stocks are only worth the trade. Since the company got […] Read more

Apple’s tax strategy brings law vs moral dispute

May 22, 2013 8:08 am
Apples CEO Tim Cook made no apology on Tuesday for the giant innovator saving billions of taxes using a “flaws” in both US and Irish tax law. Cook stated that his company is backing up the corporate tax law reform even though Apple could end up paying more taxes. The CEO was called to testify […] Read more

Goldman Sachs updates S&P 500 estimates to a new high

May 22, 2013 7:10 am
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. forecast the US stock market to be going upwards for at least next two and a half years. The prediction estimates that Standard & Poor 500 Index would climb by 26% for that time to a level of 2100. Yesterday Goldman Sachs issued a end of year prediction stating the index […] Read more

Best Buy losing grip

May 21, 2013 1:52 pm
The consumer electronic company Best Buy Co. reported today a first quarter loss comparing to last year when the results included Super Bowl TV sales. The President and CEO of the company Hubert Joly stated that this was expected having in mind the Super Bowl shifting to the fourth quarter and internal decisions of cutting […] Read more

Daxx index declines from record

May 21, 2013 12:56 pm
Germanys stocks declined today for the first time in more than a week. Daxx Index is down by 0.19% today. German banks Commerzbank AG and Deutsche Bank AG reported substantial daily drops after JP Morgan Chase downgraded their shares ratings. The benchmark index is up 11% this year mainly due to the stimulus government offered […] Read more

A wave of mergers on Monday

May 21, 2013 9:13 am
As several analyst defined yesterday as a “slow day” on the market, it also was an dynamic day considering numerous company acquisitions. After the initiative was taken by Yahoo Inc. with the $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr Inc., many other companies follow their example. The internet giant is going after the younger users as buying […] Read more

UK workers feeling the pressure

May 21, 2013 7:55 am
The job uncertainty in UK seems to be raising as people feel more pressure at work due to job cuts and diminished control over jobs according to national survey of employees. Both, public and private sector workers are increasingly worried about their jobs, 52% of them are concerned about job status loss. However the biggest […] Read more

US stocks slightly declined after reaching record highs

May 21, 2013 7:01 am
S&P 500 Index slightly declined by 0.1% yesterday after reaching a 0.3 climb earlier. Dow Jones Industrial average is down 0.1%. Procter & Gamble Co. and Coca-Cola dropped by 1.2% as consumer goods companies declined. Health-care shares lost 0.6%, not significantly considering sector rose by 22% this year. Yahoo Inc. gained 0.2% share price as […] Read more

Stocks worth following

May 20, 2013 12:29 pm
Consumer Goods Cambell is the top performer in packaged food business with $5 above the consensus price of its shares. Companys estimates are believed to raise even more beginning with sales increase of 12%. Cambell is beating its competitors especially in Europe, a region not particularly favorable for US packaged foods. Analyst suggest the company […] Read more