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Composite Portfolio Midday Report (4/4/13)

|Includes: AAPL, AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), BWP, CP, DHCP, EXD, GWR, HLF, KMP, ULTA

S&P 500 +0.16%
Dow Jones Industrial Average +0.02%
Russell 2000 +0.00%
NASDAQ Composite -0.32%
Climbers and Dogs +0.19%
Widows and Orphans +0.08%
Pretty Girls and Railroads -0.06%
Cumulative +0.07%
  • Vodafone and China Mobile in Myanmar bid
    Apr 04 2013 14:09 BST
    Vodafone has teamed up with China Mobile to compete against more than 20 other telecoms groups including one backed by George Soros for a mobile network license in Myanmar, one of the most sought after new markets for communications in the world. Myanmar has begun the formal process of selecting...
  • Foxconn keeps growing in Apple's shadow
    Apr 04 2013 13:14 BST
    When scuffles broke out among stressed Foxconn workers on an iPhone 5 assembly line last year, it sparked fears among Apple devotees waiting for the gadget and investors in the world's largest contract manufacturer waiting for higher margins. In the end, Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry, delivered...
  • Apple bars China app for 'illegal' content
    Apr 04 2013 10:19 BST
    Apple has removed at least one online application from the China App Store because it provides access to books that are banned by the Chinese government, according to the developer of the app. Hao Peiqiang, the developer of an online bookstore app called "jingdian shucheng", received a letter from Apple's...
  • Veteran oil bull departs Barclays
    Apr 04 2013 09:26 BST
    Paul Horsnell, the analyst who embodied the era of high energy, metals and food commodities prices, has left Barclays, where he worked for the past decade. Mr Horsnell, a veteran oil analyst who previously worked at JPMorgan and taught at Oxford university, became one of the most well-known pundits of...
  • Shell to offload last Australian refinery
    Apr 04 2013 06:27 BST
    Royal Dutch Shell has put its last remaining Australian refinery up for sale as the oil group looks to reshape its local operations and respond to major shifts in country's energy market. Shell said the proposed disposal of the Geelong refinery near Melbourne was in line with its global strategy...


Portfolio Movers


Gainers Today's Market Change
AbbVie Inc
Walter Investment Management Corp
Ulta Salon Cosmetics and Fragrance Inc
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP
Herbalife Ltd
Losers Today's Market Change
Genesee & Wyoming Inc
Apple Inc
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd
Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Bond and Options Strategies Fund
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP

Disclosure: I am long ABBV, WAC, ULTA, BWP, HLF, GWR, AAPL, CP, EXD, KMP.