Fresh Start/ Q2 Tomorrow 3/31/11 – Commodity Wrap

March 31st (MB Wealth) –  Crude advanced to a two week high today with May settling back above $107/barrel. We should see new contract highs into next week…trade accordingly. Natural gas closed less than 1% higher today but well off its lows forming a bullish engulfing candle on the daily chart. We have started pricing … Continue reading “Fresh Start/ Q2 Tomorrow 3/31/11 – Commodity Wrap”

New Ratings (APKT, AFSI, CSIQ, CBB, CAG, COV, JASO, JKS, OAS, SOL, TSON, WDC)

New York, March 31st (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the new analyst ratings before the market open.   Research Firms Initiate:   Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT) was initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush.   AmTrust Financial (NASDAQ:AFSI) was initiated with Outperform at William Blair.   Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ), the maker of solar panels based in … Continue reading “New Ratings (APKT, AFSI, CSIQ, CBB, CAG, COV, JASO, JKS, OAS, SOL, TSON, WDC)”

Up/Downgrades (ACXM, AIV, ARMH, CAVM, CI, EMR, NETL, AET, BMY, CVGW, CEPH, CBE, FLO, HEI, OPEN, PPO, RNET)

New York, March 31st (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the top upgrades and downgrades before the market open.   Upgrades   Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital.   Apartment Investment & Management Company (NYSE:AIV) was upgraded to a Hold from Sell at Citigroup.   ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH), the … Continue reading “Up/Downgrades (ACXM, AIV, ARMH, CAVM, CI, EMR, NETL, AET, BMY, CVGW, CEPH, CBE, FLO, HEI, OPEN, PPO, RNET)”

Libyan FM Defects as Gold, Stocks and Oil Rise

Markets have been exceedingly resilient against the disappointing releases and difficult events of the past weeks, and as such releases become rarer, traders are displaying a great deal of enthusiasm about purchasing risk. Today is a bullish day although there is nothing particularly bright in the  political or financial news flow. In Japan, “radioactive iodine-131 … Continue reading “Libyan FM Defects as Gold, Stocks and Oil Rise”

Mickey Fulp: Long-Term Uranium Demand Will Continue

The peripatetic Mercenary Geologist Mickey Fulp explains that even if all under-construction and planned nuclear facilities are suspended, not enough uranium is being mined currently to supply ongoing demand. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Mickey reveals a number of companies poised to benefit from this long-term fundamental upside. The Energy Report: What … Continue reading “Mickey Fulp: Long-Term Uranium Demand Will Continue”

One more in Q1 3/30/11 – Commodity Wrap Up

Mar 30th (MB Wealth) – After today’s close we are down to one more trading day and Quarter 1 is behind us. How is your performance? A higher high and higher low in Crude in today’s action…my gut says higher trade but as I said yesterday it is a coin toss. We suggest waiting for … Continue reading “One more in Q1 3/30/11 – Commodity Wrap Up”

Xyratex Ahead of Earnings

New York, March 30th (TradersHuddle.com) – Shares of Xyratex Ltd. (NASDAQ:XRTX) are trading lower by -0.71% ahead of its quarterly earnings release. Xyratex, the provider of enterprise class data storage subsystems and network technology is expected to release its quarterly results on March 31st. Wall Street Analysts consensus calls for a profit of $0.27 a … Continue reading “Xyratex Ahead of Earnings”

Lawson Software Earnings Preview

New York, March 30th (TradersHuddle.com) – Shares of Lawson Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWSN) are trading higher by +0.75% ahead of its quarterly earnings release. Lawson Software, the provider of enterprise software solutions for specific services industries is expected to release its quarterly results on March 31st. Wall Street Analysts consensus calls for a profit of $0.13 … Continue reading “Lawson Software Earnings Preview”

Global Payments Earnings Preview

New York, March 30th (TradersHuddle.com) – Shares of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) are trading higher by +0.73% ahead of its quarterly earnings release. Global Payments, the provider of credit card, check, and eCommerce transactions processing is expected to release its quarterly results on March 31st. Wall Street Analysts consensus calls for a profit of $0.64 … Continue reading “Global Payments Earnings Preview”

Worthington Earnings Preview

New York, March 30th (TradersHuddle.com) – Shares of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) are trading higher by +0.20% ahead of its quarterly earnings release. Worthington, the maker of processed steel products is expected to release its quarterly results on March 31st. Wall Street Analysts consensus calls for a profit of $0.25 a share on $590.57 million … Continue reading “Worthington Earnings Preview”