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  • MSLP.OB, NUE, MT, & PTV: Pactiv Announces Commencement of Change of Control Offer for Its 5.875% Notes Due 2012
      MusclePharm® Corporation (OTCBB:MSLP) MusclePharm(R) Corporation, one of the fastest growing nutritional supplement companies in the United States with a proprietary formulation used in its portfolio of performance products, today announced UFC star Jake Shields will be wearing... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010 athletes, Australia, bodybuilders
  • Lucky boost
    I took out the best stock UNCA and the worst stock AMED. I got annualized 27% instead of 49%. A lucky break can change the performance of a portfolio by a lot. However, annualized 27% is still a great return compared to SPY for the same period. From my weak memory, I got about 300% for a stock... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010
  • Consumer Confidence Up slightly
    Hot Stock Picks Tuesday 10/26/10 Market sentiment is negative, some profit taking and defensive posture may continue throughout the trading day. Savient Pharma SVNT was slashed into half yesterday. Expect huge volume and some brave hearts to accumulate some stock for a quick profit. Hot Stocks... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010 SVNTQ, ASTX, ESIC
  • LANC, CRWE, MIDD, PRA, CCO - Crown Equity Holdings Opens New Office In Pakistan, and 4 Other Great Companies In The News
        Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (CRWE.OB) When it comes to Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (CRWE.OB), the answer is a lot. The company is adding an additional workforce of 25 associates to its CRWE Newswire team by opening a second office in Pakistan. That way, it can bring its readership... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010 LANC, MIDD, PRA
  • World Trade
    From Business Insider Clusterstock comes this clever graphic showing activity at Asian and European ports:Where would U.S. ports be if they were added to the graph?  Vincent Ferando writes:To put things in perspective with the largest U.S. ports, which aren't even shown on the chart... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010 shipping, world trade
  • WYNN becomes first Gaming stock back over $100/shr
    Another to keep watch as it approaches $50 by year's end is Las Vegas Sands which hit a homerun in a 10 yr Deal with IHG last night. This gaming stock also was a $100+ stock in 2007 and could well be headed there once more just like WYNN has done once again.Las Vegas Sands, InterContinental ink... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010 WYNN, LVS, MGM
  • Steel Stocks Weaker After Key Earnings
     Commodity stocks are mixed on the day as oil plays are flat to slightly higher and steel stocks are lower.  United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported a loss of $51 million (-$0.35 per share).  This sent steel stocks lower. U.S Steel is trading at $40.57, -1.70... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010
  • Searching for market inefficiency
    There is a long-standing debate about whether or not the market prices stocks inefficiently. Anyone who's been involved in trading for a long period of time, has come to the conclusion that frequently the market is truly inefficient. But, academics, with little or no trading experience have come... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010
  • Commercial Mortgages
    The majority of Commercial Mortgages in the United States, while requiring the borrower to simply make a monthly payment small enough to pay off the loan over a 20 to 30 year time frame, require a balloon payment (a total payoff) after a lesser time frame. Most banks and building societies offer... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010
  • Abercrombie and Fitch Michigan retail stores examination results
    Immigration and customs enforcement bureau bureau (ICE) homeland security bureau (the) announced today that 1047110 fined $reconciliation with the relevant Abercrombie&Fitch apparel retailer to employers, workers to verify the immigration and nationality of employment... More »
    Oct. 26, 2010 Abercrombie