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Mark Vickery has been with Zacks.com since late 1999, and has served in many capacities over that length of time. He started out in sales but soon became a liaison between online services and the company's IT department. Following this, he performed duties as product manager, then became an ... more


Earnings Beats And After-Market Surges: FB, QCOM, PINS And PYPL
Qualcomm beat expectations on both top and bottom lines in its fiscal Q2 report.
Markets Melt Down On Interest Rate Worries; SNAP Mixed In Q1
The interest rate on the 10-year bond traded at 3 1/2 year highs for most of the day, north of 2.9%.
Growth Valuation Getting Squeezed
The headlines across news sources all week have been the ratcheting tensions on the border of Ukraine, which President Biden said he “feels” will bring about a Russian invasion in the next few days. But there are other factors in play here, as well.
Heavy Selling: Indexes Toward Correction Levels
We’re no longer looking at a “dartboard market,” where hitting a ticker on the S&P arbitrarily would yield double or triple-digit returns; currently market participants must choose widely to ensure solid returns.
Has The Sell-Off Run Out Of Steam?
For nearly the entire trading day today, that narrative held. The Nasdaq reduced by another -2.7% at its session low, while the Dow hived off 600 points at its intra-day nadir.
Markets Stay Red: Time For A Little Xmas Shopping?
We’re not looking at the recent sell-off to mean very much — except, perhaps, as a good time to go shopping. If a preferred company in a strong industry with a good Zacks Rank has sold off 10% or more, it may be worth it to take another look.


AAPL Apple Inc.
ALU Alcatel-Lucent
AMGN Amgen Inc.
AMPE Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ATHX Athersys Inc.
AVEO AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc.
AZO AutoZone Inc
BTK Amex Biotechnology Index
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
CS Credit Suisse Group AG
DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont)
DFT DuPont Fabros Technology
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DXGE WisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity ETF
ELGSF DuSolo Fertilizers Inc.
EUSC WisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity ETF
GOOGL Google (A shares)
HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF
HUI NYSE Arca Gold BUGS Index
HZNP Horizon Pharma
IBB iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
IDEXY Industria de Diseno Textil Inditex SA ADR
IFN India Fund Inc.
IMRS Imris Inc
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc.
JJC iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN
LMT Lockheed Martin
MDCO The Medicines Company
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
OSIR Osiris Therapeutics Inc.
PFE Pfizer Inc.
TRXC TransEnterix, Inc.
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
VZ Verizon Communications
WEAT Teucrium Wheat Fund
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
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