New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
June 12, 2012
05:14 EDTCAT, PEP, ZIP, NOK, GRA, FUN, DOW, WPRT, KO, VZ, SWK, FTR, COP, LVS, RDS.A, GTLS, HTZ, T, IGT, SKUL, LGCY, ARNAJim Cramer's "Mad Money"
The markets finishing near their lows for the day on Monday. Jim Cramer said, that while the markets rallied last week in anticipation of good news from Spain, what actually transpired fell far short of expectations. All meaning that the crisis will lumber on. If the news out of Europe really had fixed the problem, investors would have been reaching for gold, noted Cramer, as any true bailout would be seen as inflationary. He said the CurrencyShares Euro Trust (FXE) would have also risen above $130 and the bond yields for most European countries would have fallen even more. Cramer said what the European countries need most is growth; to date, none of the bail out plans offer growth. That's why he continues to recommend stocks that offer domestic security and dividends and are not overly economically sensitive. AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ) topped Cramer's list, along with cigarette maker Altria (MO). Then, Cramer pitted the upstart Zipcar (ZIP) against the incumbent Hertz Global (HTZ) to see which company rules the rental car market. Since its IPO shares of Zipcar are down 43% and might not yet be done heading lower. Zipcar trades at 29% earnings and has shaky growth prospects, Cramer said he prefers to invest with Hertz, which trades at only 8x earnings with a 12% long-term growth rate. "It's not even a fair fight," Cramer concluded. In the age-old question of which is better, Coca-Cola (KO) or Pepsico (PEP), Cramer announced a stunning change of opinion: He's eliminated Coke from his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS, and is now going for Pepsi. CRamer contends, in today's markets what had once been tailwinds for Coke are now changing into headwinds, making Pepsi the winning bet. Not all stocks go up in a straight line, and that's why Cramer circled back to Chart Industries (GTLS), a stock that's up 44% since his original recommendation in February 2011, but also one that's fallen 13% since Cramer last spoke with the company's CEO on April 13. The biggest driver for Chart Industries were last week's announcements by Westport Innovations (WPRT) that they're partnering with equipment giant Caterpillar (CAT) to make natural gas mining equipment and locomotives and the announcement that Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) will be building 200 natural gas fueling stations across the U.S. That's good news for Chart, which makes the technology and the tanks to liquefy natural gas for vehicle use. With so many positives, Cramer said that shares of Chart deserve to be much higher than where they trade today, affording investors a terrific entry point. LIGHTNING ROUND: (Bullish) DOW; ARNA; LVS; FUN. (Bearish) LGCY; COP; GRA; SKUL; FTR; NOK; IGT; SWK. Reference Link
News For A;DOW;ARNA;LVS;FUN;LGCY;COP;GRA;SKUL;FTR;NOK;IGT;SWK From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
1 | 2 | 3 | all recent news | >>
December 10, 2014
08:21 EDTLVSFBR drops estimates, price targets for Macau names
Subscribe for More Information
08:06 EDTCOPConocoPhillips volatility elevated as WTI trades below $63
ConocoPhillips overall option implied volatility of 33 compares to its 26-week average of 19 according to Track Data, suggesting large price movement.
07:56 EDTDOWUBS to hold a conference
Agriculture Investor Day is being held in Chicago on December 10.
07:24 EDTSWKImperial Capital to hold a conference
Subscribe for More Information
December 9, 2014
16:00 EDTDOWOptions Update; December 9, 2014
Subscribe for More Information
14:51 EDTSKULSkullcandy management to meet with Piper Jaffray
Subscribe for More Information
06:05 EDTCOPEnergy Recovery sells first IsoBoost system to ConocoPhillips
Subscribe for More Information
December 8, 2014
11:44 EDTLGCYBreitBurn Energy, Legacy Reserves, Mid-Con Energy downgraded at Wells Fargo
Subscribe for More Information
11:36 EDTLGCYLegacy Reserves downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
08:31 EDTCOPConocoPhillips sets 2015 capital budget of $13.5B, down 20% vs. 2014
Subscribe for More Information
08:06 EDTFTRFrontier Communications now sees FY14 CapEx $575M-$600M
Subscribe for More Information
07:53 EDTCOPClimate for Exxon E&P acquisition improved by falling prices, WSJ says
Subscribe for More Information
07:23 EDTFTRUBS to hold a conference
42nd Annual Global Media & Communications Conference is being held in New York on December 8-10 with webcasted company presentations to begin on December 8 at 8 am; not all presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link
06:47 EDTARNAArena says Teva files marketing authorization of Belviq in Israel
Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) disclosed late Friday that Teva Pharmaceutical's (TEVA) local Israeli subsidiary, Abic Marketing Limited, has filed for marketing authorization of Belviq in Israel. In connection with the filing, Arena will receive a milestone payment of $250K.
06:45 EDTARNAArena says Eisai withdraws Belviq application in Canada
Subscribe for More Information
06:44 EDTARNAArena Pharmaceuticals says 'small number' of Belviq labels incomplete
Subscribe for More Information
December 5, 2014
10:44 EDTAOptions with increasing implied volatility
Subscribe for More Information
10:40 EDTIGTOptions with decreasing implied volatility
Subscribe for More Information
08:31 EDTDOWDow Chemical to sell global Sodium Borohydride business to Vertellus
The Dow Chemical Company has signed definitive agreements to sell its global Sodium Borohydride business to Vertellus Specialty Materials LLC and its polyolefin films plant in Findlay, Ohio to Valfilm North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VALGROUP Packaging Solutions. Both transactions are expected to close in the first quarter of 2015 pending regulatory approvals. Combined proceeds from the transactions total approximately $225M. Dow had previously announced its intent to divest its Sodium Borohydride business on Oct. 2, 2014, as part of the Company’s ongoing focus to maximize value across its integrated portfolio by reducing exposure to non-strategic businesses and assets. Both transactions are part of Dow’s ongoing drive to deliver $7B-$8.5B in gross proceeds by mid-2016. The divestiture of Sodium Borohydride includes a manufacturing facility located in Elma, Washington, the associated business, inventory, customer contracts and lists, process technology, business know-how and certain intellectual property. Approximately 75 employees globally are expected to transition employment status to Vertellus as part of the transaction. Under the terms of the purchase agreement, Vertellus will honor customer and supplier contracts and related agreements. The sale of the Findlay plant includes assets and technology that produce a wide-variety of polyolefin films. In September 2014, Dow decided to close the facility at the end of January 2015, impacting approximately 70 employees. Valfilm intends to restart the facility in February 2015. The transaction is dependent on the final approval for all incentives by the State of Ohio.
07:43 EDTCOPLondon bankers see oil slump spurring energy industry consolidation, WSJ reports
Subscribe for More Information
1 | 2 | 3 | all recent news | >>

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use