Scott Pluschau is a Contributing Editor to the ETF Digest.Scott was a financial advisor with Citi. His technical analysis report on the Nasdaq Composite Index was recently featured by Dr. Marc Faber in his June 1, 2011 Gloom, Boom & Doom report. Scott earned his degree in Accounting and... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 SLV, AGQ, ZSL
  • Wynn for the Win
    Folks, if ever there were a statement made by a CEO of a major corporation that perfectly summarized the way those of us in the business community feel about my fellow Chicagoan’s irresponsibility over the last few years, it was Steve Wynn of Wynn Resorts. During his company’s... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011
  • 3 Sizzling Summer Sectors
    Strong market performance this week has set up favorable risk/reward buying opportunities in top-performing sector ETFs tracking consumer discretionary, technology, and consumer staples.The impressive rally on Tuesday rescued the stock market from critical support, as the financial-heavy Spyder... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 XLP, XLK, XLV
  • Shell Shifting Towards Shale
    Can you say shale boom? Everyone is getting in on it, and some companies are dishing out the big bucks to acquire land in these shale play areas. Shell is following suit and pursuing their own interests in the shale plays.Find additional research... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 RDS.A
  • NeoStem to launch $16.5m public offering
    Cell therapy company NeoStem (AMEX:NBS) announced Tuesday that it plans to raise $16.5 million through an underwritten public offering of its shares. The company will issue 13.75 million units at $1.20 per unit. Each unit will consist of one common share and a warrant to purchas three quarters... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 CLBS
  • QCOM Gap And Crap, Watch This Support Area
    Qualcomm Inc.(NASDAQ:QCOM) is a leading developer of wireless telecommunications products and services. This stock started the morning sharply higher trading around the $59.40 area. Since that gap higher open, QCOM stock has faded and is now trading higher by just 0.63 cents to $57.61 a share.... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 QCOM, AVGO, QQQ
  • Cloud and SaaS force a rethinking of integration and middleware as services for services
    Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod and Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Workday. Major trends around cloud, mobile, and software as a service (SaaS) are dramatically changing the requirements and benefits of application integration. In many respects,... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011
  • Ener1, Inc. (HEV) Video Chart for Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    HEV made a very nice move on Monday, gapping up from Friday’s close. Although it only held a portion of the gains on the day, Tuesday was another green day which will catch the eyes of technical traders as to whether or not HEV has found a true bottom.To view the video chart, visit the... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 HEV
  • The Brainy Brands Company, Inc. (TBBC) Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Just Baby Baby
    Yesterday, The Brainy Brands Company, Inc. announced that it has entered into a multi-year distribution agreement with Just Baby Baby Company, which is based out of Zimbabwe, Africa. Brainy Brands, of Suwanee, GA, is the developer and marketer of a line of educational and early-childhood... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011 TBBC
  • GoldSands Development Company (GSDC) Announces Completion of Initial Test Mining Program on Mika 2
    On Tuesday, GoldSands Development Company announced completion of the initial test mining program on the Company’s Mika 2 mining concession in Peru.The grades are consistently higher than predicted by their 2009-2010 Phase I and II drill-hole program results from Mika 2.GoldSands final... More »
    Jul. 20, 2011