S&P 500: Stocks Open flat on Greece, China

By Friday, June 26, 2015

Stocks Open Flat on Greece and ChinaThe S&P 500 is set to be flat on Friday, June 26th, as investors are keeping an eye on a deal to avert a Greek default on a proposal from its creditors and China’s stock market continues to sell off.Although there was some encouraging news earlier this week about the Greece deal with its creditors, the differences between sides stretched the negotiations into the weekend. European Union leaders made. Read More

S&P 500: Stocks Open Higher on Greek Economic Data

By Thursday, June 25, 2015

Stocks on S&P 500 Open HigherThe S&P 500 is opening the trading session higher on Thursday, June 25, as investors are optimistic for a deal to avert a Greek default on a proposal from its creditors.The differences between Greece’s proposal and that of its creditors are not big enough to justify failing to reach an agreement, a senior Greek government official said. Greek officials said that if talks fell apart, the country does not. Read More

Green Plains Partners IPO: What You Need to Know

By Thursday, June 25, 2015

Green Plains IPOCompanies are taking advantage of the stock market highs. Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ/GPRE) is spinning off its downstream logistics business into Green Plains Partners LP and taking it public in Friday’s upcoming initial public offering (IPO). (Source: Securities and Exchange Commission, last accessed June 24, 2015.)Who is Green Plains Partners?Green Plains Partners is a fee-based Delaware limited partnership formed recently by its parent company Green Plains Inc. Green. Read More

S&P 500: Greek Debt Talks Send Indices Down

By Wednesday, June 24, 2015

S&P 500: Stock Markets DownU.S. equities traded lower on Wednesday, June 24, as discouraging developments in the Greece debt crisis weighed on investor sentiment.Greece’s government rejected a proposed deal from international creditors, which analysts believed represented the last hope for reaching an agreement. Negotiations are continuing in Brussels. The two sides have until the end of the month to reach a deal before Greece defaults on its upcoming payment to the International Monetary. Read More

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Shares Plunge After Investors Question Turnaround

By Tuesday, June 23, 2015

BlackBerry Shares DownWeak earnings from BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ/BBRY) marked its third straight unprofitable quarter—another signal the company’s turnaround could be in trouble.On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, shares of the smartphone manufacturer plunged after the company reported disappointing financial results. Quarterly revenues for the quarter ended May 30th totalled $658 million, slightly lower than the same period a year earlier. Excluding charges related to restructuring and a one-time accounting gain, BlackBerry reported. Read More

NASDAQ Surges Higher than Tech Bubble in 2000

By Friday, June 19, 2015

NASDAQ Hits Record HighThe NASDAQ Composite Index closed above 5,000 on Thursday, June 18th. This marks the second time the market barometer closed above that level since the technology bubble burst in 2000.The NASDAQ gained 1.34% in Thursday’s trading, closing at 5,132.95. The index hit an intraday high of 5,143.32, surpassing its previous all-time high of 5,132.52 during the tech bubble in March 2000.Part of Thursday’s increase comes from biotech stocks.. Read More

Best Technology Stocks: Three Tech Stocks with Great Potential in 2015

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Tech Stocks 2015The U.S. stock markets have experienced two strong years of back-to-back gains; the S&P 500 soared approximately 30% in 2013 and a solid 13% in 2014; and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recently topped 18,000 for the first time ever. With the Federal Reserve expected to barely increase interest rates in the second half of 2015, the stock market looks to be the investment of choice for income-starved investors this. Read More

SpaceX Holding Off on IPO; Five Similar Stocks to Watch

By Friday, June 19, 2015

SpaceX IPOSpaceX IPO the Final Frontier?Is an initial public offering (IPO) the final frontier for SpaceX? Investors might be interested in gravitating toward a SpaceX IPO, but the company doesn’t seem to be in any rush to jettison private life.SpaceX, a sort of private NASA, was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk. No one-hit wonder, Musk is also famous for starting successful firms like PayPal and Tesla Motors, . Read More

Stock Market Crash Coming? How to Get Ready for It

By Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Stock market crash comingFolks, you need to be careful out there—especially if you trade solely on the long side—as we could be at risk for an upcoming stock market crash…or at least a correction.Looking at the bull market, it is clearly tired after moving up unabated since March 2009. Despite multiple record moves by the major stock market indices, including the NASDAQ, we are simply not seeing any sector leadership at this. Read More

DavidsTea IPO: Share Price Up 41%

By Monday, June 8, 2015

Davids Tea IPODavidsTea Inc. (NASDAQ/DTEA), a Canadian specialty tea retailer, went public on Friday, June 5, 2015. Its share price surged more than 42%, closing at $27.00, on its first day of trading.DavidsTea: Rapid ExpansionDavidsTea was founded by Herschel Segal, the man who built Canadian clothing retailer Le Chateau, along with his young cousin David Segal. The company was founded in Montreal with its first store opened in 2008 in. Read More


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