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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Fed’s 1/4 Point Cut A “Non-event”? SPX, Nasdaq, PNRA, GOOG, BIDU, UNP, UBB, PBR, RIO

Well, another rate cut, a quarter-point this time, turned out to be pretty much a “non-event”, at least for the market today. The market was up solidly just before the news came out, and, held steadily for about half-an-hour. Then, the market reversed. The market came back some before the close, but, still finished in [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/30- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted By Optiondragon The Strokes – 12:51 From briefing.com Media Digest 4/30/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTime, FT, Bloomberg from 24/7 Wallst. According to Reuters, the Fed will probably cut rates and them pause for some time Reuters writes that senior financiers see the current economic situation as a recession on Main Street and depression on Wall [...]

Money Rolling Into Techs? SPX, Nasdaq, MA, V, GOOG, BIDU, RIMM, AAPL, PNRA

The market stayed pretty flat ahead of the Fed meeting tomorrow. Commodity related sectors sold off as crude dropped back down to $115 and change. Metals were mostly lower. It seemed that at least some money was rolling into technology sectors, as Nasdaq led the market. V reported very good earnings after the market yesterday, [...]

Sporting Baggers While On Vacation!

bagger: a trade that more than doubles in profit; at least +100% profit. A 2-bagger would be a trade that trippled, or +200% profit. Hello, everyone! Just returned from my vacation. Instead of jumping right back into my usual market analysis posts, I thought I’d post something more educational. I mentioned on the member site [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/28- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted by optiondragon The Killers – When You Were Young From briefing.com Media Digest 4/28/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg from 24/7 Wallst. According to Reuters, oil price moved toward $120 on fear for supply interruptions. Reuters writes that Chrysler is trying to sell two of its North American plants. Reuters reports that many Wall [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/25- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted by Optiondragon Happy will be back on Monday!!! Smashing Pumpkins – Rocket From briefing.com Media Digest 4/25/2008 Reuters,WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg from 24/7 Wallst. According to Reuters, two Chinese citizens have filed a $1.3 billion suit against CNN(TWX) for insulting the people in their country. Reuters reports that Honda’s net fell and that the [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/24- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted By Optiondragon John Mayer-Waiting On The World To Change John Mayer-Waiting On The World To Change From Briefing.com Media Digest 4/23/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg from 24/7 Wallst. Acording to Reuters profits at Apple (AAPL) rose but Wall St. did not like margins. Reuters reports that Starbucks (SBUX) cut its outlook due to [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/23- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted By Optiondragon Johnny Cash- God’s Gonna Cut You Down From Briefing.com News Digest 4/23/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Reuters from 24/7 Wallst. According to Reuters, Yahoo! (YHOO) earnings met expectations. Microsoft (MSFT) indicated it would not raise its bid. Reuters writes that the price of corn and rice moved up sharply. Reuters reports that [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/22- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted By Optiondragon The Smashing Pumpkins – Thirty-Three From briefing.com Medial Digest 4/22/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Reuters from 24/7 Wallst. According to Reuters, earnings from Texas Instruments (TXN) disappointed investors and the company issued a weak forecast. Reuters report that RBS (RBS) will raise $24 billion to help the bank which is likely to [...]

Premarket Analysis for 4/21- Upgrades/Downgrades, Gappers, Actionable Calls

Submitted By Optiondragon Spoon– “The Way We Get By” From Briefing.com Media Digest 4/21/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s from 24/7 Wallst. According to Reuters, National City (NCC) will raise as much as $7 billion. Reuters writes that Viacom (VIA) will launch a pay TV channel to compete with Time Warner’s (TWX) HBO. Its partners [...]