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Sam Mattera

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March 15, 2013 3:56 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 12:39 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 11:12 AM
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 10:03 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 4:27 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 4:08 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 3:38 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 2:27 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 1:14 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 10:41 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 9:57 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 3:42 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 2:35 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 2:16 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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