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(FSTR) Performance – Week Ending 03/13/2015

Performance – Week Ending 03/13/2015
The Wax Ink Portfolio was down 0.3% for the week.

By comparison, the Dow was down 0.6%, the Nasdaq was down 1.1%, the S&P 500 was down 0.9%, the Russell 2000 was up 1.2%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as...

16Mar2015 | | Comments Off on (FSTR) Performance – Week Ending 03/13/2015 | Continued

(CE) Celanese Corporation Value Alert

CELANESE CORPORATION
Texas (June 24, 2014) Wax Ink has issued a Negative Investment Interest opinion for Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE). The value alert is based on a ...

25Jun2014 | | Comments Off on (CE) Celanese Corporation Value Alert | Continued

(NFLX) AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Falls to Lowest Level in a Year


April 17, 2014


Optimism among individual investors is now at levels not seen in 12 months, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment, meanwhile, is above average for the 15th consecutive week.

23Jun2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ISH) Finding Winners in Last Year’s Bargain Bin

February 14, 2014

One of the most-cited value investing studies says stocks with low price-to-book ratios outperform stocks with high price-to-book ratios. Investment firm GMO’s Ben Inker says the study’s findings still hold, but work better when a...

6Mar2014 | | Comments Off on (ISH) Finding Winners in Last Year’s Bargain Bin | Continued

Good News for Stock Pickers

August 23, 2013
The decline in correlations has become a trending topic among stock market strategists. The monthly returns of individual U.S. stocks are diverging from the Russell 1,000 index. Depending on who you ask, this is either a positive occurrence for stock...

13Nov2013 | | Comments Off on Good News for Stock Pickers | Continued

(ETF) The Changes I Made to My Portfolio

October 31, 2013
Twice a year, I check my portfolio to see if any rebalancing needs to be done. I look at my allocations at the end of April and at the end of October to coincide with the start of the “worst six months” (May through October) and the start...

5Nov2013 | | Comments Off on (ETF) The Changes I Made to My Portfolio | Continued

(CLMT) A High-Yielding MLP? Look Closer

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) are known for paying attractive yields, but 24.2% is extraordinarily high, even for this category of investments. So, when a member called up asking how Northern Tier Energy L.P. (NTI) could have such a high indicated yield, I was admittedly...

11Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (CLMT) A High-Yielding MLP? Look Closer | Continued

AAII Sentiment Survey: Investor Attitudes Remain Volatile

June 6, 2013

Individual investor’s short-term outlook for stocks remains volatile, as is evident by the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bullish sentiment fell 6.5 percentage points and bearish sentiment rose 9.3 percentage points.

10Oct2013 | | Comments Off on AAII Sentiment Survey: Investor Attitudes Remain Volatile | Continued

(NSC) Norfolk Southern Opens New Terminal

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) unveiled its Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminal in Knoxville. The $5.9 million facility is adjoining to Interstate-275 and within two miles of Interstate 40 and Interstate-75 at...

10Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (NSC) Norfolk Southern Opens New Terminal | Continued

(ARAY) Accuray Presents Positive Data

Radiosurgery systems maker, Accuray Incorporated (ARAY) published encouraging data about its CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System, which provides stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat prostrate...

7Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (ARAY) Accuray Presents Positive Data | Continued

(UNM) Unum Group Hikes Dividend by 11.5%

In an effort to distribute more profit among shareholders, the board of directors of Unum Group (UNM) authorized an increase of 11.5% in its dividend. The company will now pay a quarterly dividend of 14.5 cents...

7Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (UNM) Unum Group Hikes Dividend by 11.5% | Continued

(GM) Can Taxpayers Finally Gain from Auto Bailout?

When it comes to the auto bailout, should repayment be the only matter of concern or the loss expected to be borne by the taxpayers? Will it finally replicate the success of bank bailout?

The government did not bother about the repayment really, as saving the jobs was...

7Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (GM) Can Taxpayers Finally Gain from Auto Bailout? | Continued

(DOV) Dover to Spin off Businesses

Dover Corporation (DOV) has decided to spin-off certain part of its communication technologies businesses into a standalone, publicly traded company in order to concentrate on its core industrial business,...

2Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (DOV) Dover to Spin off Businesses | Continued

(WSH) Willis Group Holdings Launches Pvt Insurance Exchange

A unit of Willis Group Holdings (WSH) – Willis North America has launched a private insurance exchange, The Willis Advantage to enhance its health and welfare operations.

The exchange aims at addressing...

2Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (WSH) Willis Group Holdings Launches Pvt Insurance Exchange | Continued

(FTI) FMC Technologies and Royal Dutch Shell Cut a Deal

Maker of oil drilling equipment, FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI) inked a deal with Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A), one of the largest integrated...

2Oct2013 | | Comments Off on (FTI) FMC Technologies and Royal Dutch Shell Cut a Deal | Continued

(PPHM) Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Shows Encouraging News

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (PPHM) recently received encouraging news when the company announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed on the design for the phase III registration trial for...

26Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (PPHM) Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Shows Encouraging News | Continued

(TE) TECO Energy Reaches 52-Week High

On May 22, 2013, the shares of TECO Energy Inc. (TE) climbed to its 52-week high of $19.22 driven by a revival of Florida’s economy, gradual improvement in natural gas prices and chances of recovery of the...

26Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (TE) TECO Energy Reaches 52-Week High | Continued

(SEIC) SEI Investments Rewards Shareholders

Proceeding with its strategy of consistently enhancing shareholder value, SEI Investments Co. (SEIC) announced new capital deployment plans. Apart from raising its semi-annual dividend, the company also increased...

26Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (SEIC) SEI Investments Rewards Shareholders | Continued

(DPZ) Domino’s Pizza Dishes out Pizza in New Orleans

Domino’s Pizza Inc. (DPZ) is set to launch its new restaurant in Metairie, New Orleans in association with its franchisee owner, Glenn Mueller, on May 28, 2013. The opening will mark the debut of the...

21Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (DPZ) Domino’s Pizza Dishes out Pizza in New Orleans | Continued

(BRCM) Broadcom Launches New Product

Broadcom Corporation (BRCM), recently launched its first 5G WiFi combination chips with 802.11ac technology that can be used in PCs, notebooks, tablets, smartphones and other connectivity devices.

The...

18Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (BRCM) Broadcom Launches New Product | Continued

(PFE) Pfizer Halts Inotuzumab Study

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) recently faced a pipeline setback with the company discontinuing a late-stage study being conducted with its oncology candidate, inotuzumab ozogamicin.

The randomized, open-label, two-arm...

17Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (PFE) Pfizer Halts Inotuzumab Study | Continued

(APOL) Apollo Group to Partner With American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

One of the wholly-owned subsidiaries of Apollo Group, Inc. (APOL), University of Phoenix, recently announced its plan to collaborate with The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) in order...

17Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (APOL) Apollo Group to Partner With American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute | Continued

(HON) Honeywell International Turbochargers for Chevrolet

Diversified technology company Honeywell International Inc. (HON) recently announced that indigenous technology of its Turbo Technology division has been used to design and build the turbocharger for Chevrolet...

17Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (HON) Honeywell International Turbochargers for Chevrolet | Continued

(CTL) CenturyLink Gets $90 Million Under Connect America Fund

One of the leading integrated telecommunications service providers, CenturyLink Inc. (CTL) has been announced eligible to receive a minimum of  $90 million from the Federal Communications Commission’s ...

16Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (CTL) CenturyLink Gets $90 Million Under Connect America Fund | Continued

(STJ) St. Jude Medical Begins EnligHTNment Study

St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ) commenced the EnligHTNment trial study at the EuroPCR to analyze the effectiveness of its EnligHTN Multi-Electrode Renal Denervation System in reducing major cardiovascular events...

15Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (STJ) St. Jude Medical Begins EnligHTNment Study | Continued

(KIM) Kimco Realty Divests Nine Mexican Assets

Recently, Kimco Realty Corp. (KIM) sold 9 assets of its Mexican shopping center portfolio to a local real estate operator for 3.35 billion Mexican pesos ($274 million), which include 573 million Mexican pesos...

13Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (KIM) Kimco Realty Divests Nine Mexican Assets | Continued

(BA) Boeing Offers More Cashflow to Shareholders

The Boeing Company (BA) has decided to return approximately 80% of cash from its free cash flow to its shareholders via dividends and share buybacks. This decision comes on the heels of the company’s expectation...

13Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Offers More Cashflow to Shareholders | Continued

(FTE) France Telecom Orange Expands Flexible Computing

France Telecom (FTE) intends to provide a secure end-to-end platform for passing business applications to the cloud infrastructure by expanding Flexible Computing service offering.

The company expects...

13Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (FTE) France Telecom Orange Expands Flexible Computing | Continued

(NPSP) NPS Pharmaceuticals Prices Offering

NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NPSP) recently priced a public offering of 6,000,000 shares at $14.53 a share, with a 30-day over-allotment option for an additional 900,000 shares. NPS Pharma expects to raise approximately...

12Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (NPSP) NPS Pharmaceuticals Prices Offering | Continued

(TOT) TOTAL S.A. Gets a New Partner in Congo

Integrated oil and gas company TOTAL S.A. (TOT) and Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) signed an agreement to develop oil projects in Congo. Per the agreement Qatar Petroleum International will acquire a 15%...

12Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (TOT) TOTAL S.A. Gets a New Partner in Congo | Continued