Current Financial News

Argus Research: Steve Jobs Lego Solid

Lego Steve JobsApple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares gained 6% as everything non-financial rallied today.  Wendy Abramowitz from Argus Research does not believe Apple CEO Steve Jobs’s health is deteriorating.  Off shares went to the races.

Stock Mastery: A Year in Review (2008)

STOCKMASTERY - theStockMasters.comAs 2008 comes to and end, let's take a look back at some of the Master's greatest hits for 2008. Enjoy:

January 

Best Stocks for 2008: Bargain shopping at The Men's Wearhouse (MW)
http://thestockmasters.com/mens-wearhouse.html

February 

Is Priceline (PCLN) a ticking Time Bomb?

Lego Steve JobsCome on already, enough is enough. Gizmodo.com reported a "rumor" that Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Steve Jobs's health was declining. AAPL shares lost a few bucks after the news was released, dropping from $88 to $84, then finishing the day at $86.29.  Maybe Apple should just replace Jobs with a Lego version, then if he breaks, you just order a new Lego Steve Jobs.

Nanosphere, Inc. (NSPH) hits a double-bottom

Nanosphere, Inc. (Public, NASDAQ:NSPH) on Monday, fell -$2.53 or -37% on double the average volume. The downward move came with no news from the company or investment community.


 

NSPH 1 Year Chart

Ford SucksKirk Kerkorian had as much as 6% of the outstanding float in Ford Motor (NYSE:F), more than 1.3 million shares.  Today the Kirkster said he's done with Ford, he's sold it all.  The tallyFacing a loss of some $475 million, but it could be even worse than that.

Six Picks for Health-Care Portfolios

Huey Lewis - I want a new drugIf you're looking to beef up your healthcare portfolio, these are worth a look, courtesy of Barrons Online: AS WE LOOK TO 2009, WE ARE highlighting our research-coverage universe and those names that we believe should have a place in health-care portfolios based on a mix of promising drugs, partners, cash reserves, and strong management. Get your fix, we all want a new drug, but one that can make you money.

The U.S. Dollar Sucks AssThe Dollar is in trouble, pretty soon, it will take a garbage can full of U.S. Currency to buy a loaf of bread.  Okay, that's a bit much, but its time to start looking at how to play the falling dollar and how to make money while we are all losing more money on a daily basis.

The top headline on Yahoo Finance today is "Stores cut prices to entice post-holiday shoppers".

Really?

Apparently, Retailers are trying something new this year, called an "after Christmas Sale", where they sell excess inventory at discount prices.  

Check out this shocking tell-all artice:

Gold Stocks to Buy in 2009 (AEM, AUY, KGC)

GoldfingerThe U.S. Dollar is going down the tubes, Inflation is coming and everyone thinks the 1st six months in 2009 are going to be a bear market. That's right, the shit is going to continue to hit the fan. It's time to go back to basics, back to Gold and the best Gold Stocks for 2009, they are: AEM, AUY, KGC.

Short Sector ETFs: Hell to the No

Whitney Houston - Hell to the NoUnless you are playing daily swings, the short sector ETFs are victims of volatilty and aren't working for investors who don't have the time, money or risk to day trade.  Be like Whitney and say -- Ah Hell to the No.