Current Financial News

Bailout Plan: Imagine if it does not Pass

All the talking heads are behind the plan, but if the House doesn't pass the bailout plan, imagine the aftermath?  You think the DOW is low now? The shit will really hit the fan if our elected leaders can't figure it out in time before every penny is pulled out of wall street.

Research in Motion's TGIF: 27% Decline

Guidance is everything these days, doesn't matter how good that last quarter was, Wall Street has no patience and even less love.  Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM) lost $26 to close the day at $70.76 a share.

Great analyst call on IGT

International Game Technology's (NYSE:IGT) beat up stock jumped 10% today and another 3% after-hours to $19 as a Goldman Sachs analyst said the company could benefit from a potential restructuring and increasing state budget deficits.  Let's face it, the world loves to gamble.

THUG LIFEIts been a while since the Masters talked up Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE:CXW), back in May we liked them and at today's stock price of less than $2 from their 52-week low at $24 a share, its time to revisit the jailhouse.

Fellow Masters, passing on this great article on Apple (AAPL) from Business Week. Looks like Apple is undervalued to us at current levels, not to mention Christmas season right around the corner:

Superman vs BatmanHow can these guys not get it together?  What a message we send to all the foreign nations with countless millions invested in our corporations and banks, yet alone to the American Taxpayer. 

Give us all a break and agree to act soon, before our bank accounts, 401K's and IRA's go to zero.

We are all on the same side.  We are due for a Bull rally. 

IPO's are now MIA but there's the FFD

The last IPO was on August 25th, Morgan Stanley's Emerging Markets Frontier Fund (NYSE:FFD) and if that's the best the NYSE can do, we're in trouble. The FFD invests in "emerging markets" such as Bangladesh, Kuwait, Lebanon and don't forget Qatar.  So should I just throw my money away or would it be quicker to light it on fire?

Kudos to Chad Brand, the Peridot Capitalist for his latest article regarding widespread recession.  It's all about the Financials these days, and Chad breaks it down.

Caterpillar (CAT) shares worth a look

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shares have  fallen 18% over the past 3 months, now hovering in the $65 range.  They managed to pay out a 42 cent dividend in July despite the world economy falling apart.  The company continues to say things are great and they are on course for record sales this year thanks to China and other emerging countries.  So why doesn't the Street care?

Price of GoldThe Masters were on the money last Tuesday when we told you Panic means Buy Gold, Oil, and Mining, those stocks are up BIG TIME thanks to oil charging up $25 today.  Missed the list?  There's still time, here are the players: