**L&L ENERGY, $1.20, down 42 pct. Research firm GeoInvesting said in a blogpost in SeekingAlpha that it was preparing to file a "whistleblower report" to the Nasdaq and the SEC accusing L& L Energy of defrauding investors by booking substantial revenue from operations that have been idled.
Morgan Stanley has identified some 40 stocks that could be candidates for tender offers in the next 12 months using its new quantitative model.
Some of the best bank stock money makers this year have been the names that were so lousy last year, and they still haven't made up what they lost, according to one writer for TheStreet.com.
“Most regional bank stocks don’t offer much upside given their current valuations,” according to Citigroup analyst Keith Horowitz.
Regional banks have been outperforming the KBW bank index in the last month, and Craig Siegenthaler, analyst at Credit Suisse, said the following regional bank names are best positioned in the face of possible bad news.
James Hardesty at Hardesty Capital Management and Wayne Kaufman at John Thomas Financial weighed in on where to invest in a low-volume environment and what to watch next week.