The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending June 29. Mortgage loan rate movements were mixed last week.
Shares ofClean Energy Fuels Corp.(NASDAQ:CLNE) surged as much as 22.7% today, before losing a little steam in afternoon trading. As of 12:20 p.m. EDT, shares were up 13.6% in very heavy trading. At this writing, more than 5 million shares have traded hands, about five times the average volume for the company’s stock.
Our Buyback Premium Portfolio is beating the S&P 500 by more than 97% since its inception in August of 2000; this portfolio is up 153.50% since inception vs. a gain of 55.69% in the S&P 500 over the same time frame, explains David Fried, editor of The Buyback Letter.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Rambus Inc. (RMBS) designs, develops, and licenses cutting-edge chip interface technologies....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap textbook stock Chegg Inc (NYSE: CHGG) will report earnings after the market closes on Monday (February 13). However, Chegg Inc has been shorted for some time and still has elevated short interest of 25.31% according to Highshortinterest.com.
A technical chart for Chegg Inc shows conflicting trend lines with shares potentially poised to go in either....More>>>
There will be a buying opportunity in Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), but it isn’t today. I’m looking at a live feed of the futures market right now and crude oil, via the WTI is down about 4%, with the Brent showing a similar plunge. At the end of the day, Exxon’s strength comes from high crude oil prices and while they’re one of the best companies in the space – and a heavily....More>>>
Last week Renewable Energy & Power, Inc. (OTC PINK : RBNW ), a diversified corporation with markets in energy-saving technologies of LED lighting, solar and wind energy, announced a large San Francisco Bay Area electronic assembly corporation has approved the installation of 1,275 LED lights for their entire main campus.
This is the third such announcement in as many....More>>>
Investors who have waited for a good entry point in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) now have their chance, given that shares of the Texas-based integrated oil giant has fallen almost 10% year to date, trailing the 7% decline in the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE).
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XOM stock, now the worst-performing equity in the Dow Jones....More>>>
NetApp seems almost ready to spread its wings – but many analysts think they have shot it down!
Is that hyperbole? It is important to carefully review what NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) has been able to accomplish since the new management team was appointed to clean up the wreckage wrought by the prior CEO and the team that had run the company almost to extinction.
This time of year, taxpayers are bombarded with advice about maximizing deductions to reduce tax bills. By now, most of us know that we can donate to charity, pay off medical expenses, and pre-pay our mortgage interest to boost deductions. But what if instead of focusing on increasing deductions, taxpayers checked out ways to reduce taxable income? In other words: what could....More>>>
Can Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) surprise investors with its Q1 earnings numbers? San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)is scheduled to report its quarterly results for Q1 2017 on Wednesday, 26th April, before markets open. Twitter is expected to come out with its latest set of earnings numbers at 7 A.M. Eastern Time, or 4 A.M. Pacific Time. While expectations from the micro-blogging....More>>>
The Federal Reserve raised its target of the federal-funds rate, the interest rate banks charge each other for overnight loans, by a quarter point to a range of 0.75% to 1%, and thats great news for Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and its shareholders. As a bondholder, owner of insurance companies and an investor in big banks, Berkshire profits from rising interest rates in a number....More>>>
The Russell 2000 Index sits just points away from the all-time high reached in January, roaring back from the February selloff amid a combination of a strong domestic economy, surging corporate earnings, a boost from tax cuts and some stress in the int
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Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) is an American natural gas and crude oil pipeline company, and with a $60 billion market cap, one of the largest. The company has had a difficult time since the start of the oil crash, with its stock price dropping by almost 40%. Despite this, as we w
Like parades and fireworks,Independence Day cookouts are a holiday tradition. But hosting one can get priceyif you dont watch your budget. Hereare some tips for hostinga fabulous cookout this Fourth of July without going broke, courtesy of Sarah Spigelman Richter, a food reporterbased in Manhatta