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Sam Mattera

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March 15, 2013 4:56 PM
The third week of March will be short on earnings releases and lacking in major economic reports. Nevertheless, investors should keep an eye on key ea ...
March 15, 2013 1:39 PM
Shares of VirnetX (NYSE: VHC) dropped over 10% on Friday despite getting defended at Gilford Securities. The firm reiterated its Buy rating and $65 pr ...
March 15, 2013 12:12 PM
Shares of doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) tumbled early Friday after the company released disappointing earnings. For the fourth-quarter, Kris ...
March 15, 2013 11:03 AM
Value investors tend to focus on a few key metrics. Classically, these include price-to-earnings ratios, price-to-book ratios, dividend yield and debt ...
March 14, 2013 5:27 PM
Shares of BB&T (NYSE: BBT) dropped almost 3% in after-hours trading on Thursday after the bank's capital plan was rejected by the Federal Reserve. ...
March 14, 2013 5:08 PM
Shares of Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) gained about 5% in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company announced that it would repurchase about $5 ...
March 14, 2013 4:38 PM
Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) spiked in the after-hours session on Thursday after the company reported earnings. Shares of the rare earth producer rose nearly ...
March 14, 2013 3:27 PM
Shares of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) traded down over three percent on Thursday after analysts at JPMorgan downgraded the stock from Overweight to Neutral. ...
March 14, 2013 2:14 PM
In a note released Thursday, analysts at BTIG initiated JC Penney (NYSE: JCP) with a Buy rating and $22 price target. Analysts believe that shares of ...
March 14, 2013 11:41 AM
Late Wednesday, shares of BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) spiked higher into the close after an interesting press release declared that the company had sold ...
March 14, 2013 10:57 AM
When it comes to value investing, price-to-earnings ratio is commonly favored as a key metric. Although it isn't perfect by any means, PE ratios allow ...
March 13, 2013 4:42 PM
Vera Bradley (NASDAQ: VRA) reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday afternoon that were better than expected. The handbag maker reported fourth-quart ...
March 13, 2013 3:35 PM
Despite some volatility, Pershing Square's Bill Ackman remains as convinced as ever about his investments around JC Penney (NYSE: JCP) and Herbalife ( ...
March 13, 2013 3:16 PM
Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been named the next Pope. He wa previously the Archbishop of Buenos Aires. He is 76 years old.

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