Video: MasterCard Announces Earnin

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

MasterCard (MA) announced that it earned $605 million, or $4.86 per share, during its most recent fiscal quarter, up from $19 million, or 15 cents per share, in the same period last year. Revenue increased by ten percent to $1.9 billion, the fastest it has grown in three quarters.
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Video: Initial Claims, Personal Incomes Rise

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Initial jobless claims increased by 38,000 to a seasonally adjusted 368,000 last week according to the Labor Department, the highest level in one month and the biggest increase since the week after Hurricane Sandy. Economists expected claims to climb to 355,000.
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Video: The Top Ten Stocks for Jan. 31

January 31, 2013 in business by Business

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg?s Alix Steel, Adam Johnson and Matt Miller report on today?s ten most important stocks including Viacom, Qualcomm and Wynn Resorts. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Video: The Top Ten Stocks for Jan. 31

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg?s Alix Steel, Adam Johnson and Matt Miller report on today?s ten most important stocks including Viacom, Qualcomm and Wynn Resorts. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Video: Sizing Up the Market: Large, Medium & Small

January 31, 2013 in business by Business

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Chart Attack," Oppenheimer Chief Market Strategist John Stoltzfus and Bloomberg's Adam Johnson size up the market. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Video: Sizing Up the Market: Large, Medium & Small

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Chart Attack," Oppenheimer Chief Market Strategist John Stoltzfus and Bloomberg's Adam Johnson size up the market. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Video: Analyst Moves: CTXS, ISIL

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Citrix Systems (CTXS) was upgraded by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy with a price target of $84, as growth should continue due to mobility and cloud services. Shares are higher by about 10.3 percent.
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Video: Thursday 1/31 Insider Buying Report: UFI, SRF

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.
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Video: Laszlo Birinyi Explains Call on S&P 500 for 2013

January 31, 2013 in business by Business

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Laszlo Birinyi, president of Birinyi Associates Inc., talks about the outlook for the U.S. stock market. He speaks with Adam Johnson and Alix Steel on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." Oppenheimer & Co.'s John Stoltzfus also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Video: Laszlo Birinyi Explains Call on S&P 500 for 2013

January 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Laszlo Birinyi, president of Birinyi Associates Inc., talks about the outlook for the U.S. stock market. He speaks with Adam Johnson and Alix Steel on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." Oppenheimer & Co.'s John Stoltzfus also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)
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