and even PE 15 maybe too low for this industrial silica company because PE's are based on rates of growth and this one is currently growing at a pretty good clip.
The economic calendar is switching to April but not before we get readings on what March was like. [more]
ETNs do not guarantee any return of principal at maturity and do not pay any interest during their term. [more]
What a change of events in 3 days?
Did I miss the black swan event that just occurred?
Marketwatch report saying VIX stocks will Double or Triple
In the past Bull Markets those who took advantage of down days in the markets are those that had much greater returns. [more]
You can get your own report on Silica here or you can keep checking on Alibaba for demand by re-checking Silica prices every month. [more]
Through March 10, the IRS had issued 59.2 million refund checks totaling $174.4 billion.
Beware of April because this rally has more legs left with the Refund Stimulus.
U.S. Silica Chief Executive Bryan Shinn said in an interview last month. “The U.S. shale revolution is here to stay. We’re in the early innings right now.”
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hmm FirstHand Tech Value Fund has bought another 70,000 shares of Facebook and now has a whopping total of 600,000 shares.
SVVC is a very thinly traded stock symbol it can jump $1/shr on just one trade.
April the Best Month for Stocks Over the Last 11 Years [more]
its following the paths of TVIX & UVXY
Well now TVIX is down to $7.33 with no signs its gonna stop falling. Another ETF following TVIX down is UVXY its at $16.20 but was $19+ yesterday and just goes in one direction and that is down.
and a $1 billion dollar buyback which was stated to be completed by June 2012.
The Buyback in itself will lower share count and increase EPS in the process.
WDC: Needham Ups to Strong Buy, $66 Target
By Tiernan Ray [more]
That is the biggest change coming in 2012.
The concept is called "TV Everywhere"
that tells you that no one is buying into this selloff and that this should be considered as a buying opportunity.
I believe in volume being the true indicator and as such am a big buyer in this little pullback.
but as usual the bankers somehow managed to pull the rug from a fast growing small cap player once again. Instead they reward the likes of LNKD, P and Facebook with the Giant Over Priced IPO payday. [more]
why else would it be down on a day when the market is down big? It usually goes up on these days, so the question begs is it getting delisted?
and its a lot more than I thought I was going to get. This is a first in my life. [more]
TV on any media device you choose. That is the concept that Synacor is trying to get companies to sign up to. Charter signed up to the concept in Nov. of 2011 " Synacor, a provider of Web portal and authentication software, provided the integration to bring Netflix, Hulu and Amazon content into Charter.net's search index" [more]
Hopefully the quiet period ending for SYNC works as well as it did for INVN which soared after the quiet period ended as analysts were then allowed to cover the recent IPO. [more]
note that since 2001, April has been the best month for stocks by a wide margin, up an average of 2.7% [more]
What will be big pharma's next move against a tiny pharma company?
The IHS Petrodata Day Rate Index for deepwater semisubmersible rigs worldwide rose significantly to 897 points over the last month, an increase of 86. This rise in day rates was enough to boost the index to its highest level since April 2009. Fleet utilization for this category of rig remains extremely high, averaging 98% this month, a 1% increase.
The IHS Petrodata Day Rate Indices track the movement of competitive mobile offshore drilling fleet day rates and utilization for four rig categories. Day rates are charted as an index with the average market day rate in January 1994 equal to 100. Utilization is the percentage of contracted rigs out of the total competitive fleet supply. The data is updated on the third Friday of each month by IHS. Additional information is available from the IHS Petrodata team in Houston, Aberdeen, Oslo, Dubai and Singapore. [more]
Based on the economy getting better combined with Iran tensions (Fuel prices: Iran missile launches send oil to $147 a barrel record), we have a perfect storm brewing in 2012 to send oil back to re-testing $147. So what do we do to hedge against this oil increase? You buy a mixed bag of oil drillers, & Oil service & suppliers. [more]
Both companies are having a great winter of car sales, best in 4 years as sales of their high gas milage vehicles soar. Consumers seeing the gas prices rise are trading in for high gas milage cars , see article: [more]
The Tax Refund Rally has started.
Big Reason to buy today's opening Gap Down. [more]