Video: Week Ahead Market Report: June 30, 2014

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

The US markets are mixed this afternoon, with the Dow down 0.02%, the S&P up 0.12% and the Nasdaq higher by 0.43%. Some of the most actively traded stocks include MannKind (MNKD) up 11.2%, Apple higher by 1.8%, Bank of America (BAC) up 0.75% and Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI) up 1.3%.
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Video: Monday 6/30 Insider Buying Report: PDI, HRTX

June 30, 2014 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: Daily Dividend Report: AYI, ARP, FCH, NYRT, LOAN

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

Acuity Brands (AYI) declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 18, 2014.
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Video: S&P 500 Analyst Moves: MU

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Micron Technology (MU) is now the #112 analyst pick, moving up by 6 spots. This rank is formed by averaging the analyst opinions for each component from each broker, and then ranking the 500 components by those average opinion values.
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Video: Dow Analyst Moves: V

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Visa (V) is the #3 analyst pick. Visa also comes in above the median of analyst picks among the broader S&P 500 index components, claiming the #53 spot out of 500.
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Video: Monday Sector Leaders: Railroads, Beverages & Wineries

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In trading on Monday, railroads shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.2%. Leading the group were shares of Norfolk Southern (NSC), up about 2.2% and shares of Kansas City Southern (KSU) up about 1.5% on the day.
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Video: Monday Sector Laggards: Defense, Waste Management Stocks

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In trading on Monday, defense shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.1%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Astrotech (ASTC), off about 3.4% and shares of Arotech (ARTX) off about 2.6% on the day.
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Video: Robert Downey Jr.’s Son Arrested For Cocaine Possession

June 30, 2014 in entertainment by Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr.'s son Indio has reportedly been arrested for cocaine possession.
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Video: Monty Python promise smut and laughs for reunion shows

June 30, 2014 in entertainment by Entertainment

Featuring scantily clad dancers, a dead parrot and astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, cult British comedy troupe Monty Python promised that their long-awaited reunion shows in London would be spectacular - and of course, very silly. Duration: 01:36
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Video: S&P 500 Movers: FDO, NTAP

June 30, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In early trading on Monday, shares of NetApp (NTAP) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 4.3%. Year to date, NetApp has lost about 10.1% of its value.
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