• TWIN, AVOT, RLOC, BOB.V, OSIS - Stock Review From!
    Twin Disc Inc. (Nasdaq:TWIN) announced that the Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend to $0.08 per share from $0.07 per share payable on March 1, 2011, to shareholders of record on February 11, 2011.Twin Disc, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells marine and heavy-duty... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
      Stock-PR Reporting   FREE Daily Stock Alerts From ________________________________________ Proper Power & Energy, Inc. (PPWE.PK) a Tampa-based independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has announced the next stage of its Western U.S. operations. The... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • "Netflix; Ignore the Girl in the Red Dress"
    “The Matrix is a system, Neo. That system is our enemy. But when you're inside, you look around, what do you see? Businessmen, teachers, lawyers, carpenters. The very minds of the people we are trying to save. But until we do, these people are still a part of that system and that makes... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • Boise keeps growing
    This morning I entered a buy order for Boise (BZ) in the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio.  Boise manufactures premium and specialty products, including papers for pressure sensitive and flexible packaging applications, container board and corrugated products,... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011 BZ
  • 2011-01-26 Eco Wrap Up
    Mortgage Apps The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported that their applications index plunged 12.9% as both refinancing and purchase activity declined.  This ends three weeks of gains that were entirely propelled by apps to refinance mortgages.   Refinancing applications... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • U.S. Dollar Index Decline Helps Keep Markets Up
     As we all know by now when the U.S. Dollar index declines the stock market indexes inflate higher. Today that certainly looks to be the case. However, the opposite effect is true if the U.S. Dollar Index begins to rally the stock markets will come under pressure. Nicholas Santiago... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • PPWE, VLO, MJS.V, CPHD, MXIM, ENOC - Market Report From!
    Proper Power & Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:PPWE.ob), a Tampa-based independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has announced the next stage of its Western U.S. operations. The Company met with the executives of Thrust Resources Inc. and EQ Resources Inc. in Dallas,... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • Reasons for Stops
    I purchased a bright stock, both technically and fundamentally recently with a ticker of $MIPS. A few days after purchasing it had fairly large percentage gain considering it had only been 2 days. I was planning on holding the stock for a few months, looking for 20% - 50% price appreciation.The... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • My investment strategy
    Some of you may wonder how I choose new companies. After all, there are over 8000 public companies out there. Here is what I look for:1: It must be a business I can understand.2: There must be a competitive advantage, ideally best in class, addressing an unmet need.3: Management, must have... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011
  • Toyota Motor Dips On Recall News
    Toyota Motor Corp.(NYSE:TM) has been plagued by recalls. Today the stock is trading lower again as the company announces another round of auto recalls. The stock is trading lower by $1.38 to $82.47 a share. There will be short term intra-day support for Toyota stock around the $82.00 level. This... More »
    Jan. 26, 2011 TM