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How Analysts Interpreted 5 Big Earnings Reports

As appeared on Benzinga on August 29th, 2016. The original article may be found here. Stockal, a firm that analyzes social and analyst sentiment, recently reviewed analyst behavior surrounding five different companies’ earnings. Using their Confidence Meter, which measures the aggregated opinion of over 200 Wall Street analysts, we can see how confidence Wall Street analysts are in certain stocks, and how they interpreted earnings. (more…)
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Stockal Data shows Analyst Sentiment can predict Price movement

As published in Benzinga on 9th August. The original article can be found here. An analysis of Stockal data shows that the Confidence Meter, a 1-100 scale measuring the combined perspectives of over 200 Wall Street analysts, can be an indicator for potential price action as far as several months in advance. Stockal took a look at four major tech stocks to see how correlated the two are. Here are
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Amazon and Apple Inc bullish in the long run

AMZN – Amazon.com Inc is a global E-Retailer. AMZN – Amazon.com Inc Fundamentals Previously closed at 717.93 Day's high 722.45 Day's low  711.51 P/E ratio 295.93 EPS 2.43   Analysts opinion This has been a bad week for retailers, while E-retailing has been booming. Consumer spending trends have not changed much, so this shows that people have just shifted to an online shopping experience. While retailers have just begun to
Investing

Stocks Which Pay You

There are several characteristics to look for when buying dividend stocks for the long haul. Ideally, you want companies with stable and growing revenue, excellent track records of dividend increases, and histories of shareholder-friendly management, just to name a few important attributes. With that in mind, here are some examples of excellent dividend stocks for the long haul,  You might not think of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) as a dividend stock, but it recently yielded
Investing 101 Trends

How To Use Social Media As An Investment Tool?

If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media when you invest, you’re making a mistake that could deprive you of potential profits. One big catalyst is that in 2013, the SEC [Securities and Exchange Commission] began allowing companies to use Facebook and Twitter to communicate information with investors. And they have been using social media as a way of releasing earnings information and significant corporate news. Financial bloggers