Tuesday, January 31, 2012

PEP BOYS (PBY) to be Acquired

 EQUITIESRESEARCH.COM morning post:

1/31/2012
Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY) announced yesterday it will be acquired for $15 a share.  Stockdiagnostics upgraded PBY @ $9.58 (dividend adjusted) on September 12, 2011 after the company reported 2nd quarter financials for the period ending July 31,2011. Since the upgrade shares have appreciated 56% in 5 months.
click to PBY Stockdiagnostics OPS chart
click to AUTO PARTS call 2007 (Renna)


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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Home Buyers Need Mortgages

The Real Estate Market continues to weaken because potential home buyers are having difficulty getting mortgages.

Click to MSNBC report
Tight-fisted mortgage lenders pressure home sales

Saturday, January 28, 2012

2011 Online Advertising $32 Billion

2011 Advertising Spending
2011 Total Advertising : $158 Billion
2011 Online Advertising reached $32 Billion
2011 Print Advertising $36 Billion


click to read Economic Times


US+online+ad+spending+to+surpass+print+in+2012%3A+Report

Friday, January 27, 2012

ADOBE: a Growth Stock in a Growth Space

Digital, Digital, Digital, .......MEDIA, ONLINE VIDEO, MARKETING ,ADVERTISING

The MARKETS are GROWING, GROWING,.........$6 Billion, $6 Billion, $80 Billion, plus $32 Billion.....
and still growing....

Adobe Systems is dominating!

Read Minyanville

Read Adobe Systems Investor Presentation with Market Statistics

Read 2011 Fundamental Disclosure

SEE CHART

CLICK to ADOBE GFNN news story

click to Adobe Stockdiagnostics OPS chart

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Private Shares on Secondary Markets

Shares of Facebook, which is still defined as a privately held company, trade on the secondary markets of both exchanges:  Sharepost.com and Secondmarket.com.

Facebook contracts yesterday traded in the neighborhood of $34.50 a share on SharePost. At $34.50 a share, the total market capitalization of Facebook would be approximately $82 billion.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has a $184 billion market capitalization as of last night's close @ $569 per share. Google earned $9.7 billion on $37.9 billion in revenue for the year ending December 31,2011..

Read why Facebook shares will be halted from trading for 3 days: Read Bloomberg report

Friday, January 20, 2012

Our Deflationary Environment

"Deflationary Environment is the contraction in the volume of money and credit in relation to the amount of goods and service"-Elliot Wave

VIDEO: It's All the Same Trend Elliott Wave International

Friday, January 13, 2012

Look Who's In Charge

from the New York Times :
“We think the fundamentals of the expansion going forward still look good,” Timothy F. Geithner, then president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, told his colleagues when they gathered in Washington in December 2006.
click to read NYTIMES

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Friday, January 6, 2012

EQUITIES RESEARCH NEWSLETTER

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HUMANA Inc., (NYSE: HUM) recommended in Newsletter by Tom Renna on March 3,2009 @ $20 a share hit an all time high yesterday, and  is now up over 362% in less than 3 years.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

ZNGA: QUIET PERIOD IS OVER

ZYNGA shares are trading lower than the Initial Public Offering price of $10.

Today the company has 220 million monthly users, where will the stock trade after the company reaches billions of subscribers per month?
I'm speculating it will be multiples higher.

Read USA TODAY interview with CEO Mark Pincus here

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

PIMCO's Gross Sees GREAT RISKS

PIMCO's 2012 Investment Outlook Newsletter written by managing director, Bill Gross, found here, sees the Financial Markets and Global Economies at GREAT RISK

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

How Markets are Made

A link to the bearish case was mentioned here the other day. Today we share links for Bullish case scenarios from Jim Cramer here and Ned Davis Research here