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Q2 2014 Spirit Airlines Incorporated Earnings Conference Call (Webcast)

The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion. Listen now Complete Story »

Apple's Mac Is En Route To Dominance

By Sean Chandler: Introduction Earlier this week, Apple ( AAPL ) announced an incredible quarter with strong revenue growth being driven by the iPhone and, yes indeed, the Mac. I believe that the Mac is a highly underestimated product at Apple, and previously, I have even written about the Macs potential in dominating the PC market. Show More Summary

BlackBerry's Chen Is 'Going Rogue'

ByQuoth the Raven: After the IBM/Apple deal was announced, I took some time to pen a piece backing the case that BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) was even more of a buyout candidate than they were before the deal. Believe it or not, I stick to that sentiment now. Show More Summary

Q2 2014 Level 3 Communications Earnings Conference Call (Webcast)

The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion. Listen now Complete Story »

Are You Following this Stellar Parabolic Arc in INTC

If you haven’t charted or traded Intel (INTC) in a while, you’re missing an amazing “arc trendline” or exponential rally pattern. Let’s take a look at the pattern, compare similar examples, and plot a potential future for this newly high-flying stock. I wanted to start with a pure-price trendline view of the exponential growth (rise) in INTC’s [...]

Q2 2014 Heidrick & Struggles Earnings Conference Call (Webcast)

The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion. Listen now Complete Story »

Q2 2014 Waddell & Reed Financia Earnings Conference Call (Webcast)

The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion. Listen now Complete Story »

Constructing A Simple Defensive Portfolio

By Brad Kenagy: In this article, I will be creating a defensive portfolio by looking at how different asset classes have performed during corrections during the last 5 years. I recently read an article on ETFdb.com about how some defensive ETFs have performed during market corrections. Show More Summary

Update: SolarCity Short Interest Plunges

By Bill Maurer: When looking for large gains in the market, one item I track extensively is short interest. Short squeezes can be very rewarding, leading to huge gains in a short period of time. One name I recently looked at for short squeeze potential was SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY), which at the end of May had more than 24% of its float shorted. Show More Summary

Will Tesla Keep Sticking It To Doubters?

ByQuoth the Raven: I've been bullish on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) for a while now. It's one of the only stocks that I've advocated deserves its extremely high price/earnings multiple in today's marketplace. My arguments for this have included...Show More Summary

Why Microsoft’s Free Games for Xbox Live Gold Could Hurt Xbox One Sales

It's great for gamers, but it comes with questionable long-term consequences for Microsoft.

Maximize Your Gold Exposure: Buy Junior Miners That Trade Like Mispriced Call Options

ByBen Kramer-Miller: If you're like me then you believe that the gold price is going to rise substantially over the next several years. I go into the details in a previous article so I won't delve too deeply here, but some of the basic...Show More Summary

Smallcaps: Where ‘Sell in May’ Worked

Cliches exist for a reason, and Sam Stovall, the S&P Capital IQ strategist, has his eye on one this week: “Sell in May” has worked pretty nicely in smallcap stocks. As indexes like the S&P SmallCap 600 (IJR, VIOO) and Russell 2000 (IWM) languish, the investor who was smart or lucky enough to move into the more defensive S&P smallcap [...]

InsiderInsights.com Daily Round Up: 7/28/14

By InsiderInsights: I cannot repeat enough that dollar value is only one metric to assess the significance of an insider transaction. InsiderInsights calculates Insider Filer Statistics in real time, and formulates Insider Company Ratings...Show More Summary

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • The significant problem in small cap (FT Alphaville) • The Gold Standard Was an Accident of History (Macro and Other Market Musings) • U.S. foreign-exchange trading drops nearly 20% (WSJ) • If you want to be rich and powerful, majoring in STEM is a good place to start...Read More

It Used To Be Easier To Get Rich, Here’s Why

A lot of ordinary people got rich with stock options, until the rules were changed to put a stop to it. Let's change it back so people can get rich again.

Level 3 Jumps Q2 EPS, Revenue Beats

Level 3 Communications (LVLT) was rising Tuesday morning, after reporting a better-than-expected second quarter. The company earned an adjusted 37 cents a share, above the 31 cents analysts had modeled. Revenues of $1.63 billion edged ahead of the consensus $1.6 billion. Level 3 was in the news earlier this month when it posted on its [...]

RBS Shares Rally As Preliminary Reports Show Marked Recovery In 2014 Performance

Although revenues for the second quarter were lower than the figure for the previous quarter as well as the year-ago period, the bank benefited considerably from improving credit quality, which allowed it to release loan provisions for the first time since the economic downturn.

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