by DEVIN WEISS - 2008-06-12
For all of the bad news released over the past five days, the markets have not really moved much. Despite the liquidity rumors circulating Lehman (LEH), the continued increase in foreclosures, thr...
by Tracy Ryniec - 2008-08-04
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) is one of North America's largest manufacturers and distributors of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers. The company reported second quarter estimates that easily beat...
by Charles Rotblut - 2008-08-04
Four Dow components will report this week: Chevron (CVX), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon (VZ) and Walt Disney (DIS).We have confirmed reports from nearly 800 companies, including 120 S&P 500 members.Energ...
by CHARLES ROTBLUT - 2008-09-04
I'm surprised by the indiscriminate selling in commodities and commodity-related stocks. Were there bubbles? Yes, but demand remains high and product shortages continue to exist. For e...
by Tracy Ryniec - 2008-09-12
Alternative energy, which is defined as solar, wind, biofuels and other energy that is not fossil fuels, is hot right. But now that alternative energy has become a glamour sector, and investors have p...
by Charles Rotblut - 2008-09-12
As I write this on Friday afternoon, Gustav is a Category 1 hurricane. Should the storm continue to strengthen and head towards Louisiana and Texas, oil futures will rise sharply. Let's hope that any ...
by Kevin Matras - 2008-09-12
This week I want to focus on Sales Growth and Profit Margins.Everybody understands sales, but margins might bring up a few question marks.So let's start at the beginning: First and foremost, sales are...
by Jim Giaquinto - 2008-09-27
The five best performing stocks on the Zacks #1 Rank List last week were: Collective Brands (PSS), Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD), Life Partners Holdings, Inc. (LPHI), Flir Systems Inc. (FLIR) and Sh...
by Kevin Matras - 2008-09-27
Earlier this year, I read a news story about how Bernanke and Greenspan were both saying that many companies had lots of cash on the books. They also said that businesses were in better shape now than...
by Jim Giaquinto - 2008-10-04
The five best performing stocks on the Zacks #1 Rank List last week were: Almost Family, Inc. (AFAM), Life Partners Holdings, Inc. (LPHI), Avon Products, Inc. (AVP), Penn Virginia Corporation (PVA) an...