Monthly Archive:: January 2007

MySpace rules the web…

An article i was reading listed the 20 most popular websites where people spend time. I should admit i was pretty much surprized after going through the list. I was expecting Google to top the list but turns out that isnt true. So, the big question is, where do we spend all

Newspaper blogs beats newspaper news…

The number of visitors to the blog pages of the top 10 online newspapers grew 210% in the past year, far outpacing growth to the parent sites. NetRatings Inc. NTRT found that while the unique audience to online newspapers grew by 9% in 2006 where as the number of visitors to blog

Bet on high dividend stocks…

With the way the stock market is behaving, it is sometimes better to play with less volatile stocks. High dividend paying stocks fit the bill. For starters according to Investopedia, Dividend is the distribution of a portion of a company’s earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its

Is South America the Answer ?

With emerging markets grabbing investor attention, many are turning their focus towards South American markets. Strong exports, high commodity prices and increased investments have been contributing factors to growth within many of the Latin American markets. As a result, many companies are working to capitalize across a variety of sectors such as

Seven Companies Announce Buyback

When a company announces a buyback, it means that the company is going out and buying shares of its own company on the open market. This is generally very bullish for stocks, since it shows confidence by executives in their own companies, reduces the number of shares outstanding. With the reduction of

Camera + GPS = Simply Cool !!

Ricoh Corp. RICOY a leader in business solutions, is providing cameras with integrated GPS technology by releasing the 500SE GPS-ready digital camera. Developed for outdoor location-based photography, the 500SE has high resolution to meet the image quality and all-weather usability. The camera has capability to receive data streams from external GPS devices

Glimpse of NYSE

This is pretty cool. Tribute to the crazy day traders at NYSE

Ethanol After Bush’s Speech

After President Bush’s State of the Union Address speech, the shares of ethanol related stocks are moving higher. Bush is expected to promote fuel efficient vehicles, ethanol and new technologies for alternative energy to reduce the dependence on foreign oil. The news caused stocks of Ethanol companies to go up. Xethanol Corp.

Yahoo and the Panama buzz !!

The latest buzz around Yahoo YHOO is about their new Ad Ranking System called Panama. Currently Yahoo places a paid ad solely based on the amount you are willing to pay for the keyword, whereas Google GOOG uses both price of the keyword and a quality score to rank the ad. Yahoo

7 stocks of the day – 24th Jan 07

TradingMarkets.com Site Consultant, James Pelayo, gives you the 7 stocks you need to know about for Wednesday, 1/24/07. Find out which stocks will likely make significant moves on this day.