Vonage Holdings said on Friday the company will be able to continue making full use of Verizon Communications patents for making phone calls over the Internet after winning temporary relief from an appeals court.
Here's what you are doing stock wise: best performing trades by % gain from Wednesday's close to Thursday's close: M&F Worldwide: If you bought on Wednesday at $49.07 and held/sold on Thursday with a close of $60.65, the contestant gained 23.60% on the trade. MFW received early termination of the anti-trust waiting period for its acquisition of John H. Harland.
Here's our look at the stocks making the most "noise" with traders. There's a new name on the most actives--as you will see below. And Freemont General seems to have run its course, and takes a top spot in the worst performing list--while still showing up in the most active list as well as the most widely held.
Hey folks. Here's our recap for the today with leaderbaord, most active stocks and our trivia questions. The video is provided by the crew at "Power Lunch." The video trivia question is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: Industrial & Commercial Bank of China posted a jump of how much in 2006 profits? And the news question is worth $1,000 Bonus Bucks...
Hi folks. Here's a look at the stocks you are buying and trading. The best performing trades by % gain from Monday's close to Tuesday's close were: Valhi : If you bought on Monday at $14.90 and held/sold on Tuesday with a close of $17.93, the contestant gained 20.34% on the trade. Valhi gained almost 13% Monday and Tuesday, followed with another 20% gain...
good morning. Deborah Taft and Chad Mazeika continue to hold the top two spots, but Chad continues to gain on Deborah. Deborah's portfolio gained $3,000 in bonus bucks to $2,582,876.30. Her strategy of all cash appears to be working, but her lead is narrowing with only about $224,000 separating her and Chad--which is down from $245,000 on Monday.
Here are our trivia questions for today and a look at the current leaderboard, as done on "Power Lunch." The video question is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: Which airline was ranked #1 in the 2007 Airline Quality Ranking Survey? The news question is worth $1,000 Bonus Bucks: South Korea sold roughly how many cars in the United States in 2006?
Hey folks, here's a bit of a re-cap of the leaders as well as today's trivia questions for those bonus bucks. And we have the interview with weekly winner#4--John Tepichin--from his "Power Lunch" interview today. As we said, Deborah Taft is still at the top of the leaderboard, but the spots below her are changing names. Here's the top five.
Folks, here are some great stats from out contest trackers that I know you will want to have: analysis of the 313 Transactions within the top 20 leading portfolios by dollar value from the close of Thursday, 3/15 through the close of Thursday, 3/28 shows some sector rotation. Whereas in the first run from 3/2 - 3/14, retail stocks were by far the most actively traded..
Here's our look at the stocks making the most "noise" with traders. Some new names are making the lists. Global payments, as you will see below, turned out to be NOT such a great buy. The most active and widely held are pretty much the same stocks, as they were last week.
It’s Friday on Mad Money, and that means it is time for a game plan for the upcoming week. This week, Cramer’s got his eye on three things – two IPOs and one quarter. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
If you come on Mad Money and try to bag Cramer's loyal viewers, don't expect the man to just sit there and take it. Future guests of Cramerica - consider yourselves warned.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Hi folks. Here's our look at the "Power Lunch" recap of the contest leaderboard and the most active stocks. There's also the trivia questions written out here, so be sure and go to the contest page and click on Bonus Bucks to give your answers. They can come in real handy as the contest moves along.
Hi folks. Here a look at the latest stock performance. Quick turnarounds seem to be paying off for several stocks, but obviously, not all. Downgrades and business news (see Beazer Homes below) certainly affect what's happening. Note the "replacements" at the S&P in the first paragraph. Okay, here are the stats with some notes on why the stocks are where they are.
Hey folks. Here's our update on stock performance--as of the close on Tuesday, 3/27. Most of the names are familiar but there are some new ones (GME) that are having an impact. Fremont General may have run its course as it falls out of the most widely held stocks. News seems to have an impact so you might want to keep an eye on earnings, upgrades and business news. FYI: contest registrations to date: 459,968.
Hey folks. Here's the best performing trades by % gain from Friday's close to Monday's close: Biosite--If you bought on Friday at $55.38 and held/sold on Monday with a close of $83.80, the contestant gained 51.32% on the trade (9 out of the 10 current weekly leaders as of Monday's close bought BSTE on Friday).
Time now for our weekly webcast program (every Monday) to go over what happened last week and what might play out this week. Remember, it's the start of week four--as CNBC's Dylan Ratigan pointed out. Dylan went over the big gainers from Friday (traded on Thursday) as well as the biggest losers and the most actives. So--here's the info...
Stocks closed slightly higher Friday, finishing a week with gains of more than 3% in major market indices. "I like to see this pretty tight trading range; the fact that we've been able to hold on to these gains is healthy," Craig Columbus, chief market strategist at Advanced Equities Asset Management, told CNBC.com.
Vonage Holdings shares were hammered on Friday after a federal judge agreed to bar the company from using Internet phone technology owned by much bigger rival Verizon Communications.
"We're sorry, your call did not go through...." That may have a familiar ring to it for the more than 2.2 million subscribers using Vonage and the company's voice-over-internet-protocol, or VoIP service to make and receive calls over the internet. A US District Court judge in Alexandria, Virginia stunned the company today by issuing a permanent injunction against Vonage, barring it from basing its service on three of five patents owned by Verizon.