VRTX, ABT, AAPL Among Hot Stocks to Watch Today
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VRTX) tops Tuesday's hot stocks to watch list. Shares skyrocketed 50% intraday after the biotech company deemed its cystic fibrosis treatment a success.
Also landing on today's hot stocks list are a number of penny stocks, a semiconductor company, and several stocks moving up on analysts' action and M&A activity.Check out 12 of Tuesday’s movers – including VRTX, AAPL, and ABT – and find out what’s behind their action…
These Bitcoin Stock Winners Will Ride the Digital Currency to Profits
Just because Bitcoin is a disruptive technology doesn't mean we won't see some Bitcoin stock winners - companies that will exploit the digital currency for the benefit of their own businesses.
We can find Bitcoin stock winners in several industries. Some are reaping a benefit now, while others will need to wait a few years until Bitcoin "goes mainstream," and average people start using it.Here are the stocks that investors need to watch…
Dow Jones Today Closes Out the Week on These Top Stories
Stock market news, June 20, 2014: The Dow Jones today (Friday) will open after a 0.09% gain on Thursday, while the S&P 500 will seek its 22nd record high so far in 2014. The Nasdaq kicks off after shedding 0.08% yesterday.Here are the top stories affecting the stock market today...
Stocks to Buy Now: Play This Sector Before "The Crowd" Catches On
The Nasdaq experienced a sell-off in March and April, and has since rebounded. But not every tech sector has rebounded completely, and that's brought us some great stocks to buy.
According to Money Morning's experts, the semiconductor industry has never looked healthier, but it still faced the brunt of the recent sell-off. That's why they're recommending semiconductor stocks while they're trading at discounted prices.But these stocks to buy won't be cheap for long. Get in on these profit plays before the crowds catch on...
U.S. Markets Today Rise After FOMC; BBRY Stock Gets a Bump
U.S. markets today (Wednesday) rose sharply after the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) June meeting. As expected, the Fed announced it would taper another $10 billion from its monthly bond-purchasing program and that interest rates would remain low in order to incentivize job development and economic growth.
Here's the scorecard from today's trading session:
DOW: 16,906.62 (+0.58%)And here are the top stories that affected the U.S. markets today...
S&P 500: 1,956.99 (+0.77%)
NASDAQ: 4,362.84 (+0.59%)
Apple Stock News: What the Low-Cost iMac Tells Us
Apple Stock News: With Wednesday's announcement that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) has started selling a cheaper model of its iMac desktop, we're seeing a shift in philosophy that would have been impossible under CEO Steve Jobs.
It's a philosophy that we also saw in the decision to release the iPad Mini back in 2012. And under CEO Tim Cook, we're sure to see more of it.Here’s what the low-cost iMac is really saying about Apple under Tim Cook…
Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Moving on These Top Stories
Dow Jones Industrial Average today, June 17, 2014: The stock market close on Monday found the Dow Jones Industrial Average in positive territory after a late rally pushed stocks higher. The markets had been trading down through midday, as concerns over the crisis in Iraq continued to mount.Here's what you should know to make your Tuesday profitable:
The 8 Hot Stocks Starring in Today's M&A Mania
A burst of mergers and acquisitions dominated today's stock market news.
M&A activity year-to-date, driven by healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications, has already topped $1 trillion. More billion-dollar deals were announced Monday in the healthcare and telecommunications sectors, as well as lucrative transactions in oil and tech.And these deals are great news for the investors holding these hot stocks.
Stock Market News: Dow Dips on Global Growth Forecast
Stock market news, June 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped more than triple-digits on news that the World Bank slashed its global growth forecast from 3.2% to 2.8%.But that wasn't the only news moving the markets today. Here are the other top stock market news stories from Wednesday...
Here's How the Latest "Not-a-Gadget" Will Propel Apple Stock 50% Higher
Sure, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) didn't introduce a new product at the World Wide Developers Conference last week.
But the tech giant did something much more important than just roll out some new "gadget." Apple unveiled a strategy that puts the company into two new businesses and positions it for years of potential new growth.Here’s why Apple stock – which has zoomed back up near its 52-week highs – is headed even higher...
Alibaba's Roadshow Tops Stock Market News Today
Stock market news today, June 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average today looks to continue its momentum, after it closed at another record high - its 10th of the year - on Tuesday. The Dow was down most of the day, but rallied in the last hour. U.S. crude oil futures flirted with $105 per barrel.Here’s what you should know to make your Wednesday profitable:
Today's Stock Market News Led by GM, AMZN, and AGN
Stock market news, June 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at another record high today after adding 2.82 points. The Dow was down most of the day, but rallied in the last hour. U.S. crude oil futures flirted with $105 per barrel.Here’s what topped today’s stock market news…
21 of the Best Stocks to Buy Now to Play Today's Market Moves
Each week our Money Morning experts dish out the latest profit plays – and asset-protection moves – for our Money Morning Members – all for free.
Last week, Money Morning’s best stocks to buy included a George Soros-inspired play that’s already doubled once. We also covered three tech investing strategies that promise tremendous upside and a new ETF that could be the perfect fit for a goldbug’s portfolio.
We scoured penny stocks for some of the most promising investments they have to offer, and came up with 6 penny stocks in two top sectors – healthcare and energy. We highlighted a dozen stocks on the elite “Dividend Aristocrats” list, and even weighed in on a Bitcoin retirement play.Get these plus more of our latest, best stocks to buy.
Stock Market Today Strikes a New Record on These Top Stories
Stock market today, June 9, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another record on Monday, while the S&P 500 rose even closer to the 2,000 level. Markets are still reacting positively to last week's jobs report and expected stimulus measures by the European Central Bank.Here are the rest of the top stories from the stock market today: