Browsing articles tagged with " winners"

Micron Wins Anti-Trust Case, Stock Soars Higher

Nov 16, 2011
J. Webster
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Happy days are here again for all those holding shares of Micron (MU). The stock has been hanging around the $5 range for months, with the overhang of the antitrust case weighing down on it. Now, after a jury said Micron didn't manipulate prices of dynamic random access memory chips, the stock can get back to its winning ways and out of the trading range. After the winning verdict the stock shot up 23%, most likely on a short squeeze, but it most likely can start to move in a positive direction again with the case resolved.
Micron Technology Inc. won

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Jon Najarian’s Gutsy MF Global Trade

Oct 26, 2011
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CNBC's Fast Money regular and co-founder of OptionMonster.com, Jon Najarian, made a very gutsy trade in MF Global today. The stock was said to be on the verge of complete collapse when he stepped in to make the trade. Talk about buying stocks when there's blood on the streets, this was one of those cases. After a poor earnings release due to weaker-than-expected trading revenue and fears about the company's exposure to European debt (rumored to be upwards of $6 billion), the stock plummeted. Yes, the entire market cap for the company wasn't even worth $1 billion a few days

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Apple’s Stock Hits $400 a Share Afterhours!

Jul 19, 2011
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Reuters Pictures Apple is a monster of a stock that you just can't doubt, even in these troubled times where unemployment is over 9%, the European Union is in a crisis, and the United States is on shaky ground with its own debt worries. As we've said before, people will buy iPads, iPhones and Macs even if they can't pay for their mortgage, or so it seems. In truth, Apple is just taking share from a load of companies.  Everyone is buying Apple products and not much else it seems. And yes, down below, where it says Apple has $76 billion

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The Anatomy of Cramer’s Call on Petrohawk (HK)

Jul 15, 2011
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Jim Cramer is bashed plenty, most famously by Jon Stewart, but Cramer also knows how to pick stocks from time to time. It's just that he picks so many of them on a day to day basis, with a high degree of enthusiasm, that one is hard pressed to take his word as gospel. And there are just too many unknown factors that come into play, especially in today's market. At times, we're worried Cramer might explode at some point on Stop Trading he gets so jacked up. Yet that's what we love about Cramer,

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MultiCell Soars, Gets Stem Cell Liver Patent

May 31, 2011
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Update: Now MultiCell (MCET) is over 2 cents a share, sitting at .0216 as I write this. The stock is now up over 367% today. Never heard of MultiCell (MCET)? Neither had we, but when a stock, even a penny stock like MultiCell, screams up by over 300%, it's worth looking into. What's crazy though, is this stock isn't even worth 2 cents. Yeah, this stock sits at .0185. Crazy huh? Here are the details from Reuters:
MultiCell Technologies, Inc. announced the issuance of U.S. patent 7,935,528 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to the isolation

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Yippy’s (YIPI) Stock Soars

May 26, 2011
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Never heard of Yippy (YIPI)? Yeah, me either. But this little stock, it was worth just 20 cents a month ago, has skyrocketed today, as it's up over 123%, more than doubling after InfoSpace and Yippy announced they are entering a formal long-term partnership agreement for cost per click ads. What is this company Yippy, though? Yeah, that's what I was wondering. Turns out Yippy is the 'world's fastest, family friendly educational search engine and web portal'. Who knew. I only thought, as far as search engines, there was Google, Bing, and maybe Ask.com. I guess

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Liberty Media Offers to Pay $17 Per Share for Barnes & Noble Stock

May 19, 2011
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This is your chance, time to GET OUT quick Barnes & Noble stock holders.  The stock has popped after hours nearly 25%, as shorts are probably getting squeezed, right now the stock sits at $17.60.  If you're a shareholder of BKS your prayers have been answered - and just before the world is supposed to end on May 21st. Sure, the stores look nice and pretty and it's fun to skim through books at their stores and then go buy them on Amazon.  That is understandable. But, their business model is dead. They are just not going to be able to

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LinkedIn (LNKD) Shoots Past $100 a Share

May 19, 2011
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Winners, those who got in on the LinkedIn IPO priced at $45, as it has doubled and then some, shooting past $110 a share. What do employees get: Krispy Kreme donuts. Well, hopefully they got some stock options, too. AP Photos Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's chief executive had this to say about the IPO on CNBC: "We leave the valuation to the good folks at CNBC, the marketplace, etc.," he told CNBC. "We're going to continue to focus on the plan. The better we execute, the more likely the fundamentals will take care of themselves." If LNKD can become the one

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Microsoft Buys Nothing (Skype) for 8.5 Billion

May 10, 2011
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The news from around the web is that Microsoft made another blunder in their efforts to catch up with Google, Facebook and Apple with the purchase of Skype. And most of the blame is falling on Steve Ballmer - one Yahoo Finance message boarder calling him the 'emBallmer', perhaps as in putting the once powerful Microsoft into the grave with his repeated mistakes as CEO. The purchase of Skype, at 8.5 billion, yes billion, is the biggest purchase Microsoft has made in their history. "thanks emBallmer! i will start using google talk now! i've been using skype for 4

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