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  • AIG Earnings Preview: Messy Report Ahead @ Seeking Alpha - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 12:52 AM EDT

    American International Group (NYSE: AIG ) is scheduled to report earnings after the close on Monday, August 4th. The conference call will be the following morning at 8:00 EDT.

  • Dunkin' Serves Up Lower Fiscal Year Guidance On Second Quarter Earnings @ Seeking Alpha - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 12:44 AM EDT

    The last time I wrote about Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN ) I stated: "I think the stock is fairly valued and may be worth a look. With these results the stock is on my team and may get ...

  • Another Up And Down Week For Housing Ends On A Particularly Damaging Note @ Seeking Alpha - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 12:21 AM EDT

    Last week was another up and down week for housing and related economic data…except this time the downstroke was particularly damaging. The iShares US Home Construction (NY ITB ) rose the first three days ...

  • More And More Earnings @ Seeking Alpha - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 12:10 AM EDT

    After last week's deluge of 150 of the S&P 500 companies reporting their earnings this week is a relatively calm one. For all of its gyrations last week, including the sell-off on Friday, if you simply ...

  • Standard Chartered's Low Valuation Seems To Be Justified @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 5:22 PM EDT

    Standard Chartered's (OTCPK: SCBFF ) shares have fallen 9% in the year to date, amidst a surprise profit warning last month and increasing concerns over rising bad loans. The depreciation of emerging market ...

  • Is This A 'Buy The Dip' Opportunity At Maxim Integrated Products? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 5:13 PM EDT

    With a very disappointing outlook for the next quarter and renewed worries about Maxim Integrated Products ' (NASDAQ: MXIM ) ability, or lack thereof, Maxim shares are off significantly amidst some broader ...

  • The Day I Sold Everything: Questions Answered @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 4:38 PM EDT

    Thank you all who have commented on my article, "The Day I Sold Everything." I am humbled, bemused, overwhelmed and impressed by you all. I appreciate the comments, both pro, con and critical! ...

  • In previous articles, we have explored the strength of Kopin's licensable intellectual property beyond their component display business. In this summary, we will review their core product line of transmissive ...

  • Apple And Me: Why I Finally Bought Some Apple Shares @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:09 PM EDT

    [Originally published on 4/27/2014] I bought my first Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) computer in 1984. It was the Mac Plus, the revolutionary computer that made popular the idea of icon based user interfaces. (Apple ...

  • Week Ahead: Mostly About The U.S. @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 1:02 PM EDT

    The main drivers in the week ahead will come from the United States. Rarely does the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meet in the same week as the monthly jobs report. In addition, the government ...

  • Apple's Game Of Inches @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 12:07 PM EDT

    On Friday, July 25, 2014, Apple's share price reached a 52-week closing high of $97.67. This was also the highest split-adjusted closing price since September 24, 2012 and within range of the all-time ...

  • LinkedIn Earnings Preview: Another Beat Expected @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:52 AM EDT

    By Michelle Jones LinkedIn Corp (NYSE: LNKD ) is scheduled to release its next earnings report on July 31, and analysts are generally expecting the company to beat estimates. Of course this is nothing ...

  • American Electric Reports Healthy Second-Quarter Results @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:37 AM EDT

    By Bob Cramer American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE: AEP ), a major electric utility company, today announced earnings results for the second quarter of its fiscal '14 (2QFY14; ended June 30) in pre-market ...

  • DuPont Second Quarter Earnings Wither With Lower Corn Seed Volumes @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:14 AM EDT

    The last time I wrote about E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD ) I stated: "Due to the slightly bullish technicals, no increase to the dividend this quarter, and overall market craziness, ...

  • Heard enough about digital coupons and the companies behind them? The candidates are starting to look and sound the same. It's time to dig a little deeper. I'm not sure if the average shopper or investor ...

  • Brightcove Down On Feeble Guidance Despite Earnings Beat @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:08 AM EDT

    By Sam Quest Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV ) yesterday announced financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2014 (2QFY14), after the closing bell. It posted per-share loss (NYSE: LPS ) of $0.04, ...

  • Will Herbalife Earnings Be The Final Nail In The Coffin For Short Sellers? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:55 AM EDT

    Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF ) is set to report FQ2 2014 earnings after the market closes on Monday, July 28th. Herbalife is a multi-level marketing company which sells nutrition, weight management, and skin-care ...

  • Why I Bought Amazon.com After It Dropped 10% @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:53 AM EDT

    Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) released yet another disappointing earnings report on Thursday that sent investors scrambling for the exit and pushed the stock down 10%. For the second quarter, the company ...

  • Drop Zynga, Buy Glu And Some GlassesOff Too @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:48 AM EDT

    As the evolution of the smartphone has earned its place in the consumer's life, the respective mobile applications have consequently become just as integral. According to Markets and Markets Research, ...

  • Baidu Rocked It, But Is It Still A Buy Or Is It Time To Sell? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:33 AM EDT

    There are times when take good news with a grain of salt and other times when you just got to dance a bit - Anonymous Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU ) has been a favorite company ever since it was hovering in the ...

  • Dynex Capital Is The Best Buy In The MREIT Universe. @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:14 AM EDT

    Introduction The mREITs have had a relatively quiet ride regarding rates over the last six months; however, their share prices have climbed a little bit with a little more clarity on the future of rates ...

  • Lonestar West Positioned For Long-Term Growth @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 9:55 AM EDT

    [Originally published on April 19, 2014.] Lonestar ( OTC:LSTWF ) is one of those equities you can put away and look at ten years later and know there will be a good return on your investment.

  • Finally...A Reality Based Cost Of Living Index @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 9:44 AM EDT

    Maintaining A Constant Standard Of Living Is Very Difficult Ever wonder why rises in the Consumer Price Index ("CPI") seem low compared to your own personal experiences? Or why social security ...

  • What's Next For Detroit's Big 3? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 9:22 AM EDT

    [Originally published on April 30, 2014.] Detroit built its reputation as America's Motor City on the strength of its resident automakers, Chrysler (Pending: CGC ), Ford (NYSE: F ) and General Motors (NYSE: ...

  • Qualcomm Lowers Its Licensing Outlook For Fiscal 2014 @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 8:21 AM EDT

    Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ), a leading developer of Code Division Multiple Access ( OTCPK:CDMA ) mobile device technology, reported its Q3 2014 earnings on July 23, as we noted in our earnings post-view. ...

  • Is the Market Too High? The present bull market has been substantial and prolonged, and it is reasonable to ask if stock prices are too high. The answer to this question depends upon two other questions, ...

  • F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV ), a leading provider of technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications, reported another quarter of strong sales in Q3 2014 driven by rising customer adoption ...

  • Nvidia Eyes The Android Gaming Market With Its Shield Tablet @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 7:46 AM EDT

    After much speculation, Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA ) launched its new mobile gaming device (Shield Tablet) along with a wireless controller on July 22. Starting at $299, the Shield tablet is an 8 inch, full ...

  • A recent report issued by SNL Metals & Mining (subscription required), one of the leading suppliers of statistical data in the mining sector, is one of the most important gold research reports in years. ...

  • Cramer's Lightning Round - I Still Believe In Rite Aid (7/25/14) @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:36 AM EDT

    Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Friday July 25 Bullish Calls: Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD ): "I still believe in RAD. I understand it is churning. I want ...

  • Cramer's Mad Money - 15 Things To Watch In The Week Ahead (7/25/14) @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:31 AM EDT

    Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Friday July 25. 15 Things To Watch in the Week Ahead: Cummins (NYSE: CMI ), Herbalife (NYSE: HLF ), Synchrony (Pending: SYF ...

  • Earlier this month Rick Santelli of CNBC went on another one of his epic rants. This time the rant was over Fed Chairmen Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen treating the U.S. economy like it was in crisis. He ...

  • GLD: Whipsaw Not Likely Over @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:20 AM EDT

    More and more analysts are trying to convince people that now is the time to buy gold. Everyone is so sure that the double bottom, or triple bottom - depending upon how you look at it - is a clear indication ...

  • Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) continues to fire on all cylinders with very strong second quarter results sending shares to fresh all time highs. Despite the huge run-up of its shares in recent times, Facebook ...

  • SDN, Hybrid Clouds And AirWatch Help VMware Post Strong Q2 Results @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:10 AM EDT

    VMware (NYSE: VMW ) announced its Q2 2014 earnings on July 22, reporting a year-over-year (y-o-y) increase in product license revenues (+16%) and services revenues (+18%). VMware’s net revenues of $1.46 ...

  • Headwinds In Indonesia - Emerging Market Investors Should Take Note @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 5:47 AM EDT

    Indonesia has long been viewed as one of the brightest prospects in the emerging markets. As Asia's 5th largest economy and the world's 4th most populous nation, it has a rising middle income group which ...

  • Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) announced its fiscal Q3 2014 results on July 22, reporting a reasonably strong set of numbers that beat market expectation on earnings, although revenues were slightly lower than ...

  • Emerging Storage, VMware And Pivotal Drive EMC's Q2 Earnings @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 5:10 AM EDT

    EMC (NYSE: EMC ) announced its second quarter earnings on July 23, reporting a 5% year-on-year growth in net revenues to $5.9 billion. The company's services revenues rose by almost 9% over the prior year ...

  • Here's Why Enterprise SSD Is An Important Business For Micron @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 4:54 AM EDT

    Strong market demand and solid operational execution helped Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU ) report another quarter of strong growth in fiscal Q3 2014. The company reported net sales of $3.98 billion, 72% ...

  • Smart Glasses, Eyewear, Headsets: Kopin Has The IP To Lead @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 4:12 AM EDT

    Instablog post originally published June 28, 2014. In my previous post, I proposed that Kopin (NASDAQ: KOPN ) represents outstanding value at current levels due in large part to their vast accumulated ...

  • Market Outlook By Market-Making Professionals, Part 2 @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:57 AM EDT

    In part 1 of our Market Outlook article, we explained how Market-Maker [MM] expectations are derived and then converted into explicit price range forecasts. From those, Range Indexes can be measured and ...

  • Global Growth Creating Value For Lockheed Martin Shareholders @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:32 AM EDT

    With U.S. federal budgets under pressure and long-term fiscal challenges on the horizon, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT ) is taking proactive measures to position themselves for growth and continued success....

  • Will Hewlett-Packard's Turtle, Helion, Win The Race? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:27 AM EDT

    Cloud Computing Demand for cloud computing and real-time data integration and analyses is increasing. Importance of appropriate evaluation of KPI's and the relevance of real-time CRUD, is gaining more ...

  • Why I Like L Brands @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:19 AM EDT

    L Brands (NYSE LB ) is a women's specialty store that focuses on women's intimate apparel and beauty products. Two of their main brands are Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works. They have a niche market ...

  • Union Pacific Corporation - Steady As She Goes, Buy On Dips @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 2:34 AM EDT

    Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP ) continues its impressive long term march upwards. Shares have seen an incredible performance over the past decade while the company operates in the ¨boring¨ and ¨old-fashioned¨ ...

  • Twitter 2Q2014 Preview: Operating Metrics Still Matter @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 2:25 AM EDT

    Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) will report 2Q14 result on Tuesday after market. Heading into the Q, consensus expects a loss of $0.01 per share on $283m in revenue. For the Q3 guidance, consensus expects $323m ...

  • The second quarter sell-off experienced by Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM ) stood out to me. The company reported earnings per share 7% off estimates, and a consequent 30% drop has followed since. Whole ...

  • Is A Stock Market Correction Imminent? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 2:10 AM EDT

    It is widely held even among the most bullish stock investors that the market is overdue for at least some sort of pullback. But this frequently discussed topic raises a number of additional important ...

  • Google And The Phantom Phone Booth: Investors Should Tune In @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 1:58 AM EDT

    For years, Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG ) groundbreaking path has defied easy categorization. In its early years, Google transformed online search and built its brand to enviable heights. For years now, Google ...

  • Is Facebook Priced For Perfection? @ Seeking Alpha - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 1:55 AM EDT

    I'll fully admit that personal investing style lends itself towards value equities of mature companies in mature industries. Therefore, my review of Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) might have some bias, but I do ...

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