Stocks Electro Scientific Industries Inc

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    While many special dividends have already been paid, Street.com has compiled a small collection of deals.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

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    Although Apple traditionally develops much of its technology in-house, the company still relies on a vast network of external suppliers to manufacture pieces of its popular products. ...A report from TheStreet.

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    Hey there folks. Here's more on weekly winner #6 James Kraber. It's a beakdown of his contest strategy--with some numbers and stocks to go with it. James gained 53.85% since the close on Friday, April 6th where he had a portfolio value of $795,393.08 and ended the week after Monday's close with a portfolio value of $1,223,675.94.

  • Hey everyone. Here's a recap of today from the leaderboard, to the most active and widely held stocks and the trivia questions. Also--don't forget to send in your emails for tomorrow (Friday) night's "How To Win" contest show. Have your questions read on the air and get the answers you need. Send them to millions@cnbc.com. The video here is from the "Power Lunch" crew. "How to Win" airs tomorrow night at 7 PM EST ONLY on CNBC-TV.

  • Hey everyone. Guest blogger Jeff Mishlove promised to give his contest stock picks for the whole week--and he's delivered. Here are his thoughts and his list of selections for Friday: The strategy of finding eligible stocks, below $8 billion in market cap, that have earning reports due out, has been relatively successful. On Thursday, two of the stocks on my recommended list for...

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    Actor Willie Garson comes back (as we thought-see below) to take champion poker player Chris Moneymaker out of the lead for the second time. Stephen Collins also passes Chris to take second place on Chris's big loss on CMGI. Not too good of a day for most--as all of our celebs were down Wednesday, except for Ernie Hudson who gained almost $35,000 mostly on his sale of Electro Scientific, moving himself out of last place.

  • Here's our look at stock performance from the most recent contest trading sessions. Stock upgrades and same sales reports, as well as earnings numbers had an affect. "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer seemed to have had an impact as well, on one of the most actives-- as you can see. Familiar names still dominate most active and widely held stocks.

  • Good morning. Parker Robinson has remained on the top of the leaderboard since April 5th, and James Kraber is holding strong in the #2 slot. Parker's portfolio value stands at $2,832,103.27, up $36,000 from Tuesday on Electro Scientific and bonus bucks. Parker's gamble on Electro Scientific paid off. He bought 50,000 shares at $20.09, and it closed Wednesday

  • Here's a re-cap of standings--from the leaderboard, most active, and the day's trivia questions. We'll start there first. The video is from the "Power Lunch" crew. The video is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: Today, the Yen hit all time lows against what major currency? And the news question is worth $1,000 Bonus Bucks: Citigroup unveiled a new restructuring plan this morning that will eliminate how many jobs?

  • Hi folks. Here's a closer look at a stock making it on the most active list--for the first time. It's ESIO. So what does the company do?  Basically, Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. is an electronic manufacturing and equipment testing maker. Its sector is technology and its industry is diversified electronics. It's based out of Portland, Oregon and was founded in 1944.

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    World champion poker player Chris Moneymaker is number one in Trading With The Stars! He knocks Willie Garson out of first place--taking the lead for the SECOND time in the competition. He was number one back on April 3rd. (thanks to producer Lori Spechler for pointing this out). BUT is it a "bluff?"--only $2,590.29 separates the two players. So, there could be more trading places in the days ahead. Here's a breakdown:

  • Okay, here's a look at the stocks making noise. We focused a bit yesterday on CMGI becasuse it was on top of both the most active and widely held lists. But--that changed as you will see. The best performing trades By % gain from Monday's close to Tuesday's close: United Rentals (URI): If you bought on Monday at $27.55 and held/sold on Tuesday with a close of $32.36..

  • Good morning all. Parker Robinson and James Kraber remain in the top two positions, with James holding the 2nd and 4th positions, and remember Deborah Taft? She made a strong move back into third place. Parker's portfolio value stands at $2,796,103.27, up $3,000 from Monday on bonus bucks.

  • Hi folks. Here's guest blogger Jeff Mishlove with his contest stock picks for most of the week (he'll have Friday's later on as he says). Be sure you read through and remember as Jeff says, this is not a buy and hold strategy--for longer than one day. Here's Jeff: