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A New Smartphone ETF Launches

Filed in AT T, New Gold, o, Spot Gold by on February 20, 2011 0 Comments
A New Smartphone ETF Launches

Filed under: Launches , ETF There’s an apt story in business: There’s always room for one more. Take McDonalds ( MCD ) and Burger King ( BKC ) for example. Burger King competes directly with McDonalds. The same is true in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) craze. There is already an ETF that tracks smartphones: the NASDAQ OMX CEA Smartphone Index ( QFON ). But like Burger King, we have a brand new ETF that tracks smartphones and other major holdings: the First Trust NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund ( FONE ). Continue reading A New Smartphone ETF Launches A New Smartphone ETF Launches originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Sun, 20 Feb 2011 10:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Cotton Closes Above $2 per Pound as Market Remains in Chaos

Filed in commodities, New Gold, o, South African Gold, Spot Gold by on February 18, 2011 0 Comments
Cotton Closes Above $2 per Pound as Market Remains in Chaos

Filed under: Major Movement , Industry , Market Matters , Commodities , Agriculture The cotton market is in a state of chaos. On Friday, March cotton on the ICE exchange closed at $2.1102 per pound, up the 7 cent daily limit, the Financial Times reported. The market opened limit up at $2.1102. That means that you cannot buy cotton even if you wanted to. The market is frozen. Commodities are much different from stocks. Commodities are a zero sum game. Contracts usually last for three months. At the end of the three months, the longs take delivery from the shorts who deliver their cotton, and zero contracts are left. Continue reading Cotton Closes Above $2 per Pound as Market Remains in Chaos Cotton Closes Above $2 per Pound as Market Remains in Chaos originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 18 Feb 2011 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Fidelity Select Healthcare (FSPHX): The Right Prescription

Filed in Bank Gold, economy, o by on February 17, 2011 0 Comments
Fidelity Select Healthcare (FSPHX): The Right Prescription

Filed under: Newsletters , Mutual Funds “We own a healthy dose of Fidelity Select Healthcare ( FSPHX ) in each of our model portfolios,” says fund expert Jim Lowell . The editor of Fidelity Investor explains, “Manager Eddie Yoon and I caught up this month. His command of the sector and his growth-oriented discipline continue to serve us well on both our risk-adjusted and real return fronts/ “Of course, healthcare (representing nearly 16% of our total GDP) is unlike any other sector in the S&P. It is so diversified and global, so interrelated to technology, manufacturing, and R&D, so dependent upon delivering real goods and services for consumer consumption, that it is almost an economy unto itself. Continue reading Fidelity Select Healthcare (FSPHX): The Right Prescription Fidelity Select Healthcare (FSPHX): The Right Prescription originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Thu, 17 Feb 2011 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Edwards Lifesciences: A Heart-Felt Buy

Filed in Bank Gold, Ford, o by on February 17, 2011 0 Comments
Edwards Lifesciences: A Heart-Felt Buy

Filed under: Products and Services , Stocks to Buy “Edwards Lifesciences ( EW ) is a potential winner; based in Irvine, California, Edwards makes and sells replacement valves for advanced heart disease,” says growth stock specialist Alexander Green . The editor of The Oxford Club explains, “Edwards has a breakthrough product called SAPIEN, a transcatheter valve that allows doctors to replace a heart valve without open chest surgery. “The traditional method of replacing heart valves requires a surgeon to cut through the chest, stop the heart, remove the valve and replace it. Continue reading Edwards Lifesciences: A Heart-Felt Buy Edwards Lifesciences: A Heart-Felt Buy originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Food Processor Archer Daniels Midland to Profit from Inflation

Filed in commodities, inflation, o, South African Gold, Spot Gold by on February 16, 2011 0 Comments
Food Processor Archer Daniels Midland to Profit from Inflation

Filed under: Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) , Commodities Raw commodities like grains, sugar and cotton are skyrocketing in price. These raw foods are then processed for consumption. Archer Daniels Midland ( ADM ) is one of the world largest food processors. It processes corn into corn oil syrups, sweeteners, citric and lactic acid and ethanol. Soybeans are crushed into soybean oil and meal, Wheat is processed into flour and pasta. Cocoa is turned into chocolate and confections. It provides animal feed for farmers and meal for brewers. It has one of the largest distribution networks in the world. Continue reading Food Processor Archer Daniels Midland to Profit from Inflation Food Processor Archer Daniels Midland to Profit from Inflation originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Wed, 16 Feb 2011 15:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Royal Gold (RGLD): A Net Asset Value Buy

Filed in Bank Gold, commodities, gld, Gold, o, penasquito, Penasquito Mine, revenue, royal gold by on February 16, 2011 0 Comments

Filed under: International Markets , Newsletters , Mexico , Commodities , Stocks to Buy “Royal Gold ( RGLD ), a gold royalty operation, is progressing well, and is a good buy at current levels,” says global resources expert Adrian Day . The editor of The Global Analyst explains, “Over $6 a share income by 2013 makes Royal Gold fundamentally inexpensive; it is also selling below a reasonable net asset value, unusually for gold stocks. “The company hold a gold royalty on part of the huge Penasquito mine in Mexico, which had a good first quarter. Royal Gold has other new projects gearing up to boost revenues. Andacollo started production in October, so this year will see a full year of revenues from two new mines. Continue reading Royal Gold (RGLD): A Net Asset Value Buy Royal Gold (RGLD): A Net Asset Value Buy originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Wed, 16 Feb 2011 12:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Chinese Citizens Are Hungry for More Gold

Filed in commodities, Gold, Gold Prices, New Gold, o, silver, South African Gold by on February 16, 2011 0 Comments
Chinese Citizens Are Hungry for More Gold

Filed under: China , Commodities China is allowing its citizens to buy physical gold bars . This new program is unleashing an unbridled demand for the metal. The program works this way: The Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), China’s largest, sells the bars to customers at real-time prices. Persons who own the bars can resell them to the bank. To give you an insight into the magnitude of these sales, here are a few statistics. The ICBC sold 7 tons of bullion in January alone. In all of 2010, sales were only 15 tons. Continue reading Chinese Citizens Are Hungry for More Gold Chinese Citizens Are Hungry for More Gold originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Wed, 16 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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FedEx (FDX): Still Set to Deliver?

Filed in Bank Gold, EPS, euro, Guidance, o, ubs by on February 16, 2011 0 Comments
FedEx (FDX): Still Set to Deliver?

Filed under: Newsletters , FedEx Corp (FDX) , Stocks to Buy “It’s not too often that a company lowers its guidance and the stock rises, but such is the case with FedEx ( FDX ),” says Geoffrey Seiler . The editor of BullMarket .com explains, “The company cut its fiscal Q3 guidance; but given the terrible weather, which impacted a number of airports across the U.S. and Europe, and higher fuel costs, it was largely expected. “The package delivery firm now expects to produce adjusted EPS of 70-90 cents, down from prior guidance of 95 cents to $1.15. Analysts were expecting EPS of $1.04 for the quarter. Continue reading FedEx (FDX): Still Set to Deliver? FedEx (FDX): Still Set to Deliver? originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Card Readers to Generate $11 Billion in Sales

Filed in Apple, AT T, E Reader, o, South African Gold, Spot Gold by on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Card Readers to Generate $11 Billion in Sales

Filed under: Intuit Inc (INTU) , VeriFone Holdings (PAY) , Smartphones , Technology New technology spawns still more technology. Such is the case with smart phones. Entrepreneurs have found a way to facilitate buying with your smart phone. Companies like Intuit ( INTU ) and VeriFone ( PAY ) have created a card reader that can be inserted into your iPhone ( AAPL ) or other smart phone. Then you can swipe a credit card through the reader and use it to make online purchases. The potential of this new technology is enormous. Analysts estimate that the industry will grow to $11 billion this year. Continue reading Card Readers to Generate $11 Billion in Sales Card Readers to Generate $11 Billion in Sales originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Nvidia: A Company on the Move

Filed in Apple, ipad, NVIDIA, o, Spot Gold, Tegra by on February 13, 2011 0 Comments
Nvidia: A Company on the Move

Filed under: Stocks to Buy Investors are always searching the landscape for new and upcoming companies. This year and last the tech sector has had the greatest stars. One small tech company on the move is Nvidia ( NVDA ). The company specializes in visual computing technologies. Why give this company a second look? Apple’s ( AAPL ) iPhone and iPad have changed the way we view the Internet. Now the iPhone and iTablet are using an increasingly large amount of graphic design. Nvidia is on the cutting edge of this new technology. Continue reading Nvidia: A Company on the Move Nvidia: A Company on the Move originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Sun, 13 Feb 2011 11:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Maxim Integrated Products Worth a Look-See?

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Maxim Integrated Products Worth a Look-See?

Filed under: Stocks to Buy Maxim Integrated Products ( MXIM ) designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of linear and mixed signal integrated circuits, currently referred to as analog circuits. The company also provides a range of high frequency design processes and capabilities that can be used in custom design. So at a time like this what might make such a company, which competes with Analog Devices ( ADI ) and Texas Instruments ( TXN ) worth a look-see? Well to begin with, it has no short-term debt. That’s right, zero debt. Now add to this a cash balance of $798.34 million . That’s almost $1 billion! Continue reading Maxim Integrated Products Worth a Look-See? Maxim Integrated Products Worth a Look-See? originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 11 Feb 2011 13:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Stillwater Mining (SWC): Platinum and Palladium Profits

Filed in Bank Gold, o, platinum, revenue by on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Stillwater Mining (SWC): Platinum and Palladium Profits

“With annual revenues of $394 million, Stillwater Mining ( SWC ) is a small cap play in the palladium, platinum and associated metals mining sector,” says technician Leo Fasciocco . The editor of Ticker Tape Digest explains, “Technically, the stock has broken out from a nine-week flat base. The move carries the stock to an 8-year high. “Stillwater produces palladium, platinum and associated metals from a geological formation in south central Montana known as the J-M Reef and from the recycling of spent catalytic converters. Continue reading Stillwater Mining (SWC): Platinum and Palladium Profits Stillwater Mining (SWC): Platinum and Palladium Profits originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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