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  • Latin American stocks have underperformed emerging market equities by 16% since their peak in April 2011. Gold miner Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN) in Peru 2) Telecom group Entel (ENTEL) in Chile 3) Petrochemical producer Mexichem (MEXCHEM) in Mexico 4) Wood and vitreous goods manufacturer Duratex (DTEX3.Brazil) …

  • Top gainers for Tuesday: Arrowhead Research (NASDAQ: ARWR ) +15% - Deutsche Bank analysts mentioned Arrowhead “may be attractive” as takeover candidate with positive data from hepatitis drug. Isis Pharmaceuticals ...

  • In early August, CBOE Holdings was smacked with a dreaded Sell recommendation, a rarity for Wall Street analysts. He warned clients that slow trading volumes would depress CBOE's (CBOE) earnings through 2015. CBOE's stock is up nearly 10% since Aug. 4's close, the date of the S&P Capital downgrade, on stronger trading …

  • Mobileye, the global leader in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems, has seen its post-IPO quiet period come to an end.

  • 8 Great Dividend Stocks You Never Heard Of @ Kiplinger - 17 hours ago

    These companies are considered Dividend Aristocrats, members of Standard & Poor's 500-stock index that have increased their payout every year for at least the past quarter-century. The purchases are helping pump up earnings, which increased at a strong annualized rate of 15% from 2009 through 2013.

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

  • Biotech company Calithera wakes up sleepy IPO market @ San Jose Mercury News - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 6:27 PM EDT

    Bay Area biotech livened up the August market doldrums with an initial public filing from South San Francisco-based Calithera Biosciences. The company, which makes clinical-stage drugs for cancer treatment, ...

  • S&P 500 Tops 2,000. Don’t Do Anything @ BusinessWeek - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 3:17 PM EDT

    It’s a psychological threshold, but the 2K mark has no particular significance for buy-and-hold investors

  • GNC, Southern Copper And Others Insiders Have Been Buying Benzinga - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 1:34 PM EDT

    Annaly Capital Management, GNC Holdings and Southern Copper are among the companies that have seen insider buying recently. Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but conventional wisdom says ...

  • GrubHub Traders Sour on Stock Sale StockTwits - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 1:30 PM EDT

    Traders took out their aggression on GrubHub\\\\\\\'s stock after learning of the company\\\\\\\'s plans for a secondary offering, which will dilute ...

  • Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of MobileIron (MOBL), which makes software to manage mobile devices inside corporate networks, are up 67 cents, or 7.2%, at $10.04, and earlier surged 10%, after Deutsche Bank's Karl Keirstead today reiterated a Buy rating and a $14 price target on the …

  • Local food delivery service GrubHub (GRUB) shares are down $2.46, or 6%, at $40.30, after the stock was briefly halted just before the company announced it will sell 10 million shares of stock in a follow-on public offering, equivalent to about 13% of the shares outstanding, and nearly a third of the float. GrubHub, which …

  • Spark Energy Analysts See End of Quiet Period 24/7 Wall St. - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    Analysts' ratings have started coming in for Spark Energy following the end of the post-IPO quiet period.

  • IPOs Fail to Generate Much Enthusiasm 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Aug 23, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    None of the three initial public offerings expected to price and begin trading last week made it out the door.

  • Top 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying This Week @ 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Aug 23, 2014 9:23 AM EDT

    Each week at 24/7 Wall St., we highlight insider buying to give our readers up-to-date information on the top stocks insiders are scooping up.

  • [$$] A Slow Week for Dividend Stocks @ Barrons.com - Sat, Aug 23, 2014 2:34 AM EDT

    Shares of high-yielding dividend payers saw sleepy trading last week, mostly in line with the broader stock market. As of Thursday's close, the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats -- the S&P 500 constituents that have increased their dividend payouts for 25 consecutive years -- had gained 1.8%, while the S&P 500 tacked …

  • Shake Shack IPO Hopes To Ride Fast Casual Coattails Benzinga - Fri, Aug 22, 2014 3:27 PM EDT

    Fast casual restaurant chain Shake Shack recently tapped JP Morgan  and Morgan Stanley to underwrite its IPO. The news comes on the heels of three other restaurant offerings this year:  Zoe's Kitchen (NYSE: ...

  • 10 Fresh Higher Dividends and Buybacks That Should Not Be Overlooked @ 24/7 Wall St. - Fri, Aug 22, 2014 10:20 AM EDT

    24/7 Wall St. has compiled a list and reviewed several key dividends and stocks buyback plans that have been announced recently.

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Friday, August 22, 2014.

  • In a report published Friday, Compass Point analyst Laurie Havener Hunsicker reiterated a Buy rating and $17.00 price target on Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCL ). In the report, Compass Point noted, ...

  • Shares of El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ: LOCO ) appear to be trading around inflection point, looking to make support at the $30 level following a sharp decline beginning Tuesday. El Pollo Loco shares gaped down ...

  • TARP Payback Scorecard 24/7 Wall St. - Thu, Aug 21, 2014 2:07 PM EDT

    Following the financial crisis of 2008, the U.S. Treasury was authorized to commit up to $700 billion to a troubled asset relief program — TARP — in an effort to stop the bleeding in the U.S. economy. ...

  • Is Digital Ally For Real This Time? @ 24/7 Wall St. - Thu, Aug 21, 2014 1:50 PM EDT

    Digital Ally has proven yet again to be a wild micro-cap stock that has garnered massive attention of the low-priced stock traders.

  • More Than Meets the Eye in Sally Beauty Stock Buyback @ 24/7 Wall St. - Thu, Aug 21, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

    Sally Beauty shares have rallied handily on the heels of the company authorizing a new $1 billion share repurchase program.

  • Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Associated Press - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 5:09 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.

  • Time and time again, the academics and practitioners pretty much prove that value investing works better than just about any other approach to investing in the markets. Best of all, as Walter Schloss pointed ...

  • Another record stock high for Apple @ San Jose Mercury News - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 1:48 PM EDT

    Apple's stock touched a new intraday high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve ...

  • Shutterfly Shoots to $2B Value on Bids from Private Equity Firms StockTwits - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 1:08 PM EDT

    Shutterfly\\\'s quest for a buyer has attracted multiple bids and driven the company\\\'s value up more than 14 percent to $2 billion. Hellman & Friedman, Bain Capital, and Silver ...

  • Barclays: Dunkin' Brands Attractive Following Pullback Benzinga - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 1:02 PM EDT

    Shares of Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN ) peaked at $53.05 per share back in March and have since been underperforming the Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow Jones indices. In a note to clients on Wednesday, analysts ...

  • Major Insider Buying at GNC: A Key Gamble or a Dream? @ 24/7 Wall St. - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

    GNC Holdings has had a very rough 2014. Recent changes inside the company are trying to rectify the situation. The new chairman has purchased about $1 million worth of GNC's common stock.

  • Analyst Says Buy These Retail Stocks Before Earnings Come Out @ 24/7 Wall St. - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 9:06 AM EDT

    Retailers and the consumer discretionary sector as a whole have had a very dismal year. It is even more dismal when you compare the sector performance to some of the other top S&P 500 performers like technology ...

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Wednesday, August 20, 2014. They include Activision, BHP Billiton, CIBC, Dunkin' Brands, JetBlue and Panera Bread.

  • 6 Biotech Stocks to Buy Now With Up to 100% Upside Potential 24/7 Wall St. - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 8:40 AM EDT

    With the biotech space having its usual volatile ups and downs this year, the analysts at Stifel have stepped back into the coverage world and have reinitiated research analysis on some of the top stocks ...

  • Big Insider Selling Coincides With SolarCity Analyst Downgrade @ 24/7 Wall St. - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 5:11 PM EDT

    SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has had several issues come up of late. Earnings (well, losses) took out about 8% of the value recently with light revenues, but on Tuesday a downgrade from Robert W. Baird ...

  • Biz Break: Apple shares hit record high ahead of iPhone 6 @ San Jose Mercury News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 4:12 PM EDT

    Today: Apple sets a record share price as analysts continue to cheer the Cupertino company ahead of an expected iPhone 6 debut.

  • The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday @ 24/7 Wall St. - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 4:08 PM EDT

    August 19, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today included the following four firms: Coupons.com Inc. (NYSE: COUP) saw shares fall more than 8.5% to a new 52-week low of $13.07 compared with the stock’s ...

  • [$$] Cash In on Taser's Gains With Moves in Options @ Barrons.com - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 12:40 PM EDT

    Shares of Taser International (TASR) jumped on heavy volume following the violence in Ferguson, Mo., in the wake of the police shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old man in Ferguson. If, however, the stock maintains its recent gains should the company announce an increase in camera sales, the risk is limited to the put's …

  • The Wildest Biotech Stock Out There Benzinga - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 11:47 AM EDT

    When it comes to biotech stocks, one trait that tends to keep investors away is the same trait that attracts others: volatility. Volatility can be great when the trade goes an investor's way, but it can ...

  • 7 Ways to Spot Potential Marijuana Stock Scams Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 10:20 AM EDT
    7 Ways to Spot Potential Marijuana Stock Scams

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently uncovered a den of stock promoters "pumping and dumping" small company stocks, including some that claimed to be in the medical marijuana business. The SEC charged four promoters with manipulating marijuana-related stocks and the stocks of other tiny companies through …

  • El Pollo Loco Reality Check From Analyst Quiet Period Expiration @ 24/7 Wall St. - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 9:45 AM EDT

    El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has gone from a super-hot initial public offering (IPO) to a serious reality check. The grilled chicken chain’s quiet period has ended, so now the analysts from ...

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. on Tuesday, August 19. 2004. They include Applied Materials, Pollo Loco, Dollar General, SolarCity and Urban Outfitters.

  • IPOs: Auctions v traditions @ Financial Times - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 5:46 AM EDT

    Driverless cars, satellites and sci-fi glasses. Since listing a decade ago, Google has experimented fearlessly. One of its first targets was the IPO process itself. To set its 2004 IPO price, Google used ...

  • Don't Know a 'Put' From a 'Call'? Read This @ Morningstar - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 1:00 AM EDT

    We set the record straight on some options-trading terminology.

  • Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets Associated Press - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 6:30 PM EDT
    FILE- In this Aug. 19, 2004 file photo, a photographer makes pictures of the board at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York's Times Square shortly after shares of Google started trading. Google’s IPO 10 years ago launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

  • The 52-Week Low Club for Monday 24/7 Wall St. - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 4:07 PM EDT

    August 18, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today included the following four firms: Fabrinet (NYSE: FN) saw shares fall more than 18% to a new 52-week low of $13.57 after announcing Monday morning ...

  • 10 years after IPO, Google has forever changed Silicon Valley @ San Jose Mercury News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 1:17 PM EDT

    Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further....

  • RBC’s Top Quintile Quantitative Portfolio Stocks to Buy Now 24/7 Wall St. - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Most firms we cover on Wall Street have quantitative strategies for their clients, and often they use similar formulas to arrive at what belongs in the top quintile versus the bottom. Cash flow is often ...

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Monday, August 18, 2015. They include Achillion Pharmaceuticals, GE, Monster Beverage, Newmont Mining and SeaWorld.

  • IPO Weekly Preview: Summer Doldrums 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Aug 16, 2014 9:40 AM EDT

    The dog days of summer have caught up with the initial public offering (IPO) market. Only two of five companies scheduled to complete IPOs were able to do the deed last week, Otonomy Inc. (NASDAQ: EARS) ...

  • In what was yet another very volatile week for the markets, insider selling and insider buying has been active. We have evaluated some of the top insider selling transactions this last week. It is important ...

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