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Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays Weighed Down by Britain's Slowing Economy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/12 -- British banking shares have been volatile in recent months as investors worry that the UK could eventually slip back into a recession. Recent data issued from the Bank of England shows that while the number of mortgage approvals in the UK reached a two year high in November, overall lending to consumers and businesses remains weak. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Foreign Banking Industry and provides equity research on Lloyd ...


06.01.2012

Large Dividends From Alaska Communications and Windstream -- A Safe Haven Strategy for 2012

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/12 -- The telecom industry has posted tremendous revenue growth in recent years as new technologies drive the sector. LTE deployments and 3G and 4G expansion have boosted the top lines of several U.S. telecom companies, while the hefty dividends many telecoms pay continues to attract safe-haven investors. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Telecom sector and provides research reports on Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NA ...


06.01.2012

HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland Struggle as UK Recession Fears Grow

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/12 -- British banking shares have been volatile in recent months as investors worry that the UK could eventually slip back into a recession. Recent data issued from the Bank of England shows that while the number of mortgage approvals in the UK reached a two year high in November, overall lending to consumers and businesses remains weak. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Foreign Banking Industry and provides equity research on HSBC ...


06.01.2012

High Yielding Frontier Communications and Verizon -- Strong Dividend Plays for 2012

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/12 -- The telecom industry has posted tremendous revenue growth in recent years as new technologies drive the sector. LTE deployments and 3G and 4G expansion have boosted the top lines of several U.S. telecom companies, while the hefty dividends many telecoms pay continues to attract safe-haven investors. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Telecom sector and provides research reports on Frontier Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTR) a ...


06.01.2012

High Yielding Chimera Investment Corp and ARMOUR Residential REIT Brace for Changing Credit Trends

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- In late 2011, shares of high yielding REITs were more volatile than usual after Fitch Ratings published its fourth-quarter 2011 REIT Report Quarterly. Fitch declares that 2012 will be a "pivotal" year for the U.S. REIT sector, as the ratings firm warned that this year may finally be the one that Fitch "revises its outlook on the U.S. equity REIT sector after nearly two years of stable credit trends." The Bedford Report examines the ...


05.01.2012

High Yielding American Capital Agency and Annaly Capital Prepare for "Pivotal" Year

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- In late 2011, shares of high yielding REITs were more volatile than usual after Fitch Ratings published its fourth-quarter 2011 REIT Report Quarterly. Fitch declares that 2012 will be a "pivotal" year for the U.S. REIT sector, as the ratings firm warned that this year may finally be the one that Fitch "revises its outlook on the U.S. equity REIT sector after nearly two years of stable credit trends." The Bedford Report examines the ...


05.01.2012

Battered Down Shares of Cell Therapeutics and BioSante Look to Rebound in 2012

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- The always volatile biotechnology industry had its share of winners and losers last year. Overall, the biotech space was up more than 9 percent in 2011, CNBC reports. However several firms struggled immensely over the last year as disappointing revenues and FDA disappointments weighed down shares of several biotech companies. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the biotechnology industry and provides investment research on Cell Th ...


05.01.2012

Dendreon and AEternaZentaris Look for Stronger Performance in 2012

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- The always volatile biotechnology industry had its share of winners and losers last year. Overall, the biotech space was up more than 9 percent in 2011, CNBC reports. However several firms struggled immensely over the last year as disappointing revenues and FDA disappointments weighed down shares of several biotech companies. The BedfordReport examines the outlook for companies in the biotechnology industry and provides investment research onDendreon ...


05.01.2012

U.S. Poised to Become Solar Hotbed as European Demand Weakens

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- In recent months, solar manufacturers from across the globe have focused more attention on the United States as the European debt crisis has caused demand uncertainty in the onetime solar hotbed. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (NYSE: STP) and LDK Solar Co. Inc. (NYSE: LDK). Access to the full company reports can be found at:According to a ...


04.01.2012

Chinese Solar Manufacturers Target U.S. as European Operations Slow

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- In recent months, solar manufacturers from across the globe have focused more attention on the United States as the European debt crisis has caused demand uncertainty in the onetime solar hotbed. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) and ReneSola Limited Ltd. (NYSE: SOL). Access to the full company reports can be found at:According to a ...


04.01.2012

Samson Oil and Triangle Petroleum on the Upswing as U.S. Exposure Signals Stability

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- Oil stocks are on the upswing to kick off the New Year as tension between Iran and the United States has provoked concern of a possible disruption to oil supplies from the Middle East. Meanwhile, data from China shows that the country's economic activity is picking up. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Oil & Gas Sector and provides equity research on Samson Oil & Gas Limited (NYSE Amex: SSN) (ASX: SSN) and Triang ...


04.01.2012

Rare Earth Stocks Volatile as Demand Shows Signs of Slowing

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- Rare earth demand took a sizeable hit in the late stages of 2011, causing uncertainty heading into the New Year. According to reports from Forbes, low demand during 2011 was caused by "high rare earths prices from both heavy and light rare earths metals, which despite their fluttering prices, remain historically high." The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Rare Earth Industry and provides equity research on Rare Element ...


04.01.2012

Hecla Mines and Great Panther Silver Poised for 2012 Upswing as Investor Demand Improves

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Silver stocks and prices had a challenging 2011. The price of silver finished last year at $27.92, representing a 10.7 percent annual decrease as the metal's industrial component was weighed down by global economic slowdown fears. Silver demand could be poised for a turnaround this year, however. TD Securities looks for silver investment demand to gain roughly 9 percent in 2012, to 1.021 billion ounces. The Bedford Report examines the outlook fo ...


03.01.2012

Latest Products From Intel and AMD Look to Shine in Sluggish Industry

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Semiconductor stocks have been on the downswing in recent months, with Roger Cox, a research vice president at Gartner research arguing that North American chipmakers are "finally laboring under the weight of an extremely sluggish economy." Worldwide industry growth in the third quarter was its lowest in seven quarters, while the North American segment of the sector's growth was 6.7 percent in the third quarter. The Bedford Report exam ...


03.01.2012

NVIDIA and Micron Technology Begin to Feel Sting of Sluggish Economy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Semiconductor stocks have been on the downswing in recent months, with Roger Cox, a research vice president at Gartner research arguing that North American chipmakers are "finally laboring under the weight of an extremely sluggish economy." Worldwide industry growth in the third quarter was its lowest in seven quarters, while the North American segment of the sector's growth was 6.7 percent in the third quarter. The Bedford Report exam ...


03.01.2012

Silver Wheaton and Coeur d'Alene Mines Poised for Turnaround as US Economy Falters

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/12 -- Silver stocks and prices had a challenging 2011. The price of silver finished last year at $27.92, representing a 10.7 percent annual decrease as the metal's industrial component was weighed down by global economic slowdown fears. Silver demand could be poised for a turnaround this year, however. TD Securities looks for silver investment demand to gain roughly 9 percent in 2012, to 1.021 billion ounces. The Bedford Report examines the outlook fo ...


03.01.2012

Merger Activity Heats Up in the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Industry

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/02/12 -- The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials industry was a hotbed of mergers and acquisitions last year. With competition picking up, and margins getting squeezed, several industry heavyweights have looked towards mergers to create cost synergies. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials industry and provides equity research on Novellus Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: NVLS) and KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASD ...


02.01.2012

Semiconductor Equipment Industry Turns Into a Hotbed of Merger Activity

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/02/12 -- The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials industry was a hotbed of mergers and acquisitions last year. With competition picking up, and margins getting squeezed, several industry heavyweights looked towards mergers to create cost synergies. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials industry and provides equity research on Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) and Lam Research Corporation (NASDA ...


02.01.2012

US Treasury Takes Aim at Large Banks

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/02/12 -- As the new year begins, Major Banks are bracing for new U.S. regulations aimed at reducing tax evasion, which could affect hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of deposits worldwide. "The policy objective is to have transparency so that governments can work together to avoid offshore tax evasion," says Manal Corwin, deputy assistant secretary for international tax affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department. The Bedford Report examines th ...


02.01.2012

Bank of America and JPMorgan Brace for New US Tax Rules

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/02/12 -- As the new year begins, Major Banks are bracing for new U.S. regulations aimed at reducing tax evasion, which could affect hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of deposits worldwide. "The policy objective is to have transparency so that governments can work together to avoid offshore tax evasion," says Manal Corwin, deputy assistant secretary for international tax affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department. The Bedford Report examines th ...


02.01.2012

Underperforming Medtronic and Allezoe Medical Look to Turn Around Fortunes in 2012

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/11 -- Unlike most of the so-called "recession proof" healthcare sector, the medical equipment and supplies industry has underperformed the S&P 500 by a rather large margin this year. Down more than 18 percent over the last year, medical supply makers are seeing their margins squeezed as President Obama's healthcare reform and increased regulation is threatening the industry's pricing environment. The Bedford Report examines investin ...


16.12.2011

Long Term Coal Demand on the Upswing Despite Clean Energy Efforts

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/11 -- Coal demand is expected to be strong in the coming years despite calls for intensified efforts to remove carbon from the energy system. According to the International Energy Agency's (IEA's) inaugural 'Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2011' global coal demand will continue to expand "aggressively" over the coming five years. "For all of the talk about removing carbon from the energy system, the IEA projects average co ...


16.12.2011

Patriot Coal and Alpha Natural Resources Benefit From Steady Uptick in Long Term Coal Demand

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/11 -- Coal demand is expected to be strong in the coming years despite calls for intensified efforts to remove carbon from the energy system. According to the International Energy Agency's (IEA's) inaugural 'Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2011' global coal demand will continue to expand "aggressively" over the coming five years. "For all of the talk about removing carbon from the energy system, the IEA projects average co ...


16.12.2011

Recent FDA Approvals for Antares Pharma and Boston Scientific Have Done Little to Boost Shares

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/11 -- Unlike most of the so-called "recession proof" healthcare sector, the medical equipment and supplies industry has underperformed the S&P 500 by a rather large margin this year. Down more than 18 percent over the last year, medical supply makers are seeing their margins squeezed as President Obama's healthcare reform and increased regulation is threatening the industry's pricing environment.The Bedford Report examines investing ...


16.12.2011

Invesco Mortgage Capital and CYS Investments to See Uptick in Net Interest Income

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/15/11 -- For roughly three years, the central bank has kept overnight interest rates near zero as unemployment remains relatively high and housing issues persist. While high yielding REITs such as Invesco Mortgage Capital & CYS Investments have benefitted from the low interest rate environment, some industry players saw their profits drop last quarter as gains in net interest income were offset by lower investment income. The Bedford Report examines the o ...


15.12.2011

China's Internet Growth Rate Shows Signs of Slowing -- Baidu and Dangdang Struggle

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/15/11 -- Chinese tech stocks have been on the downswing of late as cooling Chinese inflation has signaled weaker economic growth in the nation. China's economic growth rate may continue to slow, bottoming out in the first or second quarter while recovering moderately in the third or fourth quarter, the state-run China Securities Journal reported earlier this week. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in China's Internet Sector and p ...


15.12.2011

Wells Fargo and KeyCorp Showing Signs of Loan Growth

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/15/11 -- The US financial sector is down roughly 20 percent in 2011 as the debt crisis in Europe continues to weigh on shares. Peter Coleman, director of research at JMP Securities in San Francisco, argues that while "valuations are attractive" there is not yet a catalyst to push shares higher. Investors cite various reasons for financials to decline further, including regulations, weakness in the housing sector and fears linked to Europe's esc ...


15.12.2011

Shares of Renren and Sina Corp on the Downturn as China's Internet Population Starts to Stagnate

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/15/11 -- Chinese tech stocks have been on the downswing of late as cooling Chinese inflation has signaled weaker economic growth in the nation. China's economic growth rate may continue to slow, bottoming out in the first or second quarter while recovering moderately in the third or fourth quarter, the state-run China Securities Journal reported earlier this week. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in China's Internet Sector and p ...


15.12.2011

Canadian Banks -- Soundest in the World but Dragged Down by Europe

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- Canadian Banks, ranked the world's soundest for four straight years by the World Economic Forum, posted strong results in their fiscal fourth quarter. According to The Wall Street Journal, profits rose on consumer and business loan growth, which benefitted from the continued economic and employment growth in Canada "that has kept the housing market strong and consumer confidence stable." The Bedford Report examines the outlook for compa ...


14.12.2011

SandRidge Energy and Cano Petroleum Benefit From New Opportunities in Domestic Oil and Gas Exploration

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- In recent weeks, oil prices have moved alongside global stock indexes with the economic stability of Europe again under intense scrutiny. Oil prices are reflecting "concerns over a eurozone debt crisis that may already be forcing a recession that could significantly inhibit oil demand," independent oil trader and analyst Jim Ritterbusch said in a research note. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Oil and Gas sector a ...


14.12.2011

European Instability Starts to Spread to Bank of Nova Scotia and Royal Bank of Canada

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- Canadian Banks, ranked the world's soundest for four straight years by the World Economic Forum, posted strong results in their fiscal fourth quarter. According to The Wall Street Journal, profits rose on consumer and business loan growth, which benefitted from the continued economic and employment growth in Canada "that has kept the housing market strong and consumer confidence stable." The Bedford Report examines the outlook for compa ...


14.12.2011

Raystream and Level 3 Communications -- Key Players in Video Streaming Boom

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- Last week Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings told an audience of investment analysts that he believed internet-streamed video will overtake cable to dominate home video viewing within three to five years. Streaming "is all people are going to care about" in a few years, Hastings argued. "People are in love with broadband, in terms of click and watch." Level 3 Communications and Raystream have become key players in the streaming ...


14.12.2011

US Solar Firms Fight Back Against China's Dominance

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/11 -- Chinese Solar firms have had a difficult time maintaining margins this year as a glut of competitors and dropping demand has forced manufacturers to slash prices to maintain market share. Meanwhile U.S. solar companies continue to protest what they consider unfair trade practices in China's solar energy sector. The BedfordReport examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ ...


13.12.2011

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts -- Key Players in Booming Asian Gaming Market

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/11 -- Driven by its economic strength and the region's fondness for gambling, Asia is expected to overtake the United States as the world's largest gaming market by 2013, PricewaterhouseCoopers reports. PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates Macau's casino gross gaming revenue will grow at a compound annual rate of 21.5 percent between 2011 and 2015. The BedfordReport examines the outlook for companies in the Resorts and Casinos Industry and provi ...


13.12.2011

Ethanol Stocks Volatile as Key Subsidies Are Set to Expire

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/11 -- U.S. ethanol stocks have been volatile in recent weeks as investors brace for the expiration of the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit at year's end. The subsidy is worth 45 cents per gallon of ethanol or 4.5 cents on a gallon of fuel pumped at the local gas station. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Ethanol Industry and provides investment research on Pacific Ethanol Corporation (NASDAQ: PEIX) & BioFuel Energy C ...


13.12.2011

Asian Gaming Market Set to Skyrocket -- Melco Crown Entertainment and MGM Resorts Poised to Benefit

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/11 -- Driven by its economic strength and the region's fondness for gambling, Asia is expected to overtake the United States as the world's largest gaming market by 2013, PricewaterhouseCoopers reports. PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates Macau's casino gross gaming revenue will grow at a compound annual rate of 21.5 percent between 2011 and 2015. The BedfordReport examines the outlook for companies in the Resorts and Casinos Industry and provi ...


13.12.2011

Strong Offerings From NVIDIA and Intel Corporation Look to Offset Weak Economy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/11 -- Despite a slowing global economy, the worldwide semiconductor market managed to expand in the third quarter, with revenue rising by an estimated 3.5 percent compared to the second quarter, IHS iSupply's Dale Ford reports. IHS believes that global semiconductor revenues will rise a modest 1.2 percent year-on-year for 2011. While the growth is barely positive, "an expansion of any magnitude is significant from the standpoint of market psycholo ...


12.12.2011

Strengthening Silver Market Poised to Benefit Endeavour Silver and First Majestic

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/11 -- Silver prices have been volatile in recent months as a slowing global economy has hurt industrial demand for the metal. On the upside, due to the unstable economy, HSBC analyst James Steel argues that investor demand for silver as a safe haven asset could be on the upswing heading into the New Year. "Coin and bar demand is a growing component of the silver market," Steel said. "We believe that demand for these products reflects widespre ...


12.12.2011

Advanced Micro Devices and Micron Technology Navigate Slow Economy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/11 -- Despite a slowing global economy, the worldwide semiconductor market managed to expand in the third quarter, with revenue rising by an estimated 3.5 percent compared to the second quarter, IHS iSupply's Dale Ford reports. IHS believes that global semiconductor revenues will rise a modest 1.2 percent year-on-year for 2011. While the growth is barely positive, "an expansion of any magnitude is significant from the standpoint of market psycholo ...


12.12.2011

Amwest Imaging and BMC Software Tap Into Burgeoning Cloud Market

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/11 -- Cloud computing is expected to grow at a rapid rate in the next year, benefitting several companies in the Application Software Industry such as Amwest Imaging and BMC Software. According to predictions from IDC, in 2012, "80% of new commercial enterprise apps will be deployed on cloud platforms." The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Application Software Industry and provides research reports on Amwest Imaging, Inc. ( ...


12.12.2011

Baltic Dry Index Shines as Shares of DryShips and Eagle Bulk Shipping Sputter

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- The Baltic Dry index (BDI), which measures economic activity for drybulk shipping, is in positive territory for 2011. Despite the overall steadiness of the BDI, the exchange traded fund for the industry, the Guggenheim Shipping (SEA), is down more than 45 percent for 2011, marking a prominent divergence between the two shipping indicators. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Shipping Industry and provides investment research ...


09.12.2011

Hercules Offshore and Royale Energy Poised to Benefit From Domestic Oil Boom

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- In the coming years, the United States is likely to boost its oil supplies as the country experiences a boom in unconventional oil plays, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. U.S. crude and gasoline supplies rose last week by 1.3 million barrels, or 0.4 per cent, to 336.1 million barrels, the EIA says. Meanwhile, U.S. refineries ran at 87.7 per cent of total capacity on average, a rise of 3.1 percentage points from the prior week. ...


09.12.2011

Dex One and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Modify Growth Strategies

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- Companies in the Publishing-Periodicals industry have had to modify their growth strategies in recent years due to the advent of e-readers, iPads and the rapid expansion of the internet. Print advertising revenues across the sector have been on a steep decline, while the internet has opened the floor to fierce competition. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Publishing-Periodicals Industry and provides investment research on ...


09.12.2011

Genco Shipping and Frontline Limited Weighed Down by Challenging Pricing Environment

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- The Baltic Dry index (BDI), which measures economic activity for drybulk shipping, is in positive territory for 2011. Despite the overall steadiness of the BDI, the exchange traded fund for the industry, the Guggenheim Shipping (SEA), is down more than 45 percent for 2011, marking a prominent divergence between the two shipping indicators. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Shipping Industry and provides investment research ...


09.12.2011

CSX Corporation and Union Pacific on the Upswing as High Fuel Costs Lead to Transportation Shift

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/11 -- Railroad stocks have performed well in recent months as better than expected freight data has renewed optimism in the industry. Tight truck capacity and high fuel costs have also benefited the sector by leading a shift in the way the economy transports its goods. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Railroads Industry and provides research reports on CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) and Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). Access ...


06.12.2011

Tight Credit Conditions Assist High Yielding Prospect Capital and Apollo Corporation

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/11 -- Business Development Companies (BDCs) have garnered more attention from investors in recent quarters. Although interest rates remain at historic lows, several sectors are still finding credit conditions to be tight. This had led more investors and target businesses to pursue alternative funding from BDCs. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Business Development Company (BDC) Industry and provides stock analysis on Prospect Ca ...


06.12.2011

BP and ATP Oil & Gas Poised for Strong Development in the Gulf of Mexico

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/11 -- The recovery for oil and gas drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico remains slow this year. Burdened by slow permitting and steep regulation, the number of active rigs in the Gulf is currently 37 percent less than before last year's Deepwater Horizon disaster, a study by Quest Offshore Resources shows. Recent measures taken by the Obama Administration look to boost activity in the Gulf region. However the Administration's plan falls far ...


06.12.2011

American Capital Limited and Ares Capital Corp Benefit From Tight Credit Conditions

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/11 -- Business Development Companies (BDCs) have garnered more attention from investors in recent quarters. Although interest rates remain at historic lows, several sectors are still finding credit conditions to be tight. This had led more investors and target businesses to pursue alternative funding from BDCs. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Business Development Company (BDC) Industry and provides stock analysis on American Ca ...


06.12.2011

Exelixis and Cardium on the Rise as Biotechnology Industry Stays Strong in Volatile Market

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- Despite a volatile market, the biotechnology industry has performed admirably in recent months. In November the sector was supported by victories with encouraging clinical developments, three drug approvals, Gilead's $11 billion acquisition of Pharmasset and two IPOs. The BedfordReport examines the outlook for companies in the biotechnology industry and provides investment research onExelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) and Cardium Therapeutics, Inc. ( ...


05.12.2011

Strong Start to Holiday Season Boosts Support for Majesco Entertainment and Electronic Arts

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- A strong Black Friday has resurrected investors' optimism in the video game market. According to a survey conducted for the National Retail Federation, 48% of Black Friday shoppers bought some kind of consumer electronic or related product (software, accessories like cases) over the weekend. They also said that the average consumer spent $246 on electronic gifts, up 6% from last year, which represents one-third of all gift spending. The BedfordR ...


05.12.2011

China's Booming Pork Industry Leads to Surging Demand at AdFeed and Zhongpin

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- Animal feed is one of the largest input costs for companies in the hog production industry. Record high corn prices this year have led many farmers in both large and small meat producing operations to look for alternative sources of feed, such as mixing lower priced wheat in with their corn feed. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in China's Consumer Goods Sector and provides equity research on AgFeed Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...


05.12.2011

US Gold Corp and Paramount Gold & Silver -- Undervalued and on the Rise

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- Gold stocks are coming off a strong week after the US dollar fell on news that 6 central banks, including the Federal Reserve, would lend more dollars at cheaper prices. One of the most well-known relationships in currency markets is the inverse relationship between the US dollar and the value of gold. This relation occurs because gold is typically used as a hedge against inflation through its intrinsic metal value. The Bedford Report examines invest ...


05.12.2011

JA Solar and MEMC Electronic Materials Weighed Down by Financing Concerns

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/11 -- After being beaten down for most of the year, North American and Chinese solar stocks skyrocketed this week. Auriga analyst Hari Chandra raised his outlook for several companies in the sector, arguing that Wednesday's move by major central banks to add liquidity to the global financial system could ease financing for solar projects. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on JA ...


02.12.2011

ReneSola and Suntech Power Brace for Downswing in Demand

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/11 -- After being beaten down for most of the year, North American and Chinese solar stocks skyrocketed this week. Auriga analyst Hari Chandra raised his outlook for several companies in the sector, arguing that Wednesday's move by major central banks to add liquidity to the global financial system could ease financing for solar projects. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on Ren ...


02.12.2011

Synovus and Huntington Bancshares Benefitting From More Stable Economic Picture

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/11 -- Regional Banking stocks skyrocketed earlier this week after the Federal Reserve and central banks promised to load the global financial system with liquidity in an attempt to ease pressures on the European financial markets. While the measures were more directed towards European Banks, The Wall Street Journal reports that the measures "eased overhanging concerns about US banks." The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the R ...


02.12.2011

Regions Financial and Fifth Third Bancorp on the Upswing as Recession Fears Fade

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/11 -- Regional Banking stocks skyrocketed earlier this week after the Federal Reserve and central banks promised to load the global financial system with liquidity in an attempt to ease pressures on the European financial markets. While the measures were more directed towards European Banks, The Wall Street Journal reports that the measures "eased overhanging concerns about US banks." The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the R ...


02.12.2011

Shares of Lloyds Bank and Barclays Come Under Fire as Government Raises Levy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- Major Banking stocks from across the globe took a hit earlier this week after Standard & Poor's Ratings Services downgraded dozens of large financial institutions citing a new methodology which reflects weaker confidence in governments' ability to bail out banks in trouble. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Foreign Banking Sector and provides stock analysis on Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE: LYG) (LSE: LLOY) an ...


01.12.2011

Cement Stocks on the Upswing as Demand Gains Traction

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- Shares of Cement companies with a heavy presence in emerging markets have performed well of late as they have been able to offset areas where construction operations are depressed with activity in expanding markets. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Cement Industry and provides equity research on CEMEX SAB de CV (NYSE: CX) and Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE: EXP). Access to the full company reports can be found at:Last month CRIS ...


01.12.2011

Lead Drug Candidates From Galena Biopharma and Arena Pharmaceuticals Look to Make Big Splash in 2012

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- 2012 is shaping up to be a big year for the biotechnology industry with several drug candidates facing FDA advisory panels. The drug approval rate in the United States has been falling in recent years -- studies released this year courtesy of the Biotechnology Industry Organization peg the country's overall success rate at close to ten percent -- which have led to volatile swings in shares throughout the biotechnology sector. The Bedford Report e ...


01.12.2011

Drug Candidates From Alexza and BioSante Pharmaceuticals Inch Closer to Decision Day

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- 2012 is shaping up to be a big year for the biotechnology industry with several drug candidates facing FDA advisory panels. The drug approval rate in the United States has been falling in recent years -- studies released this year courtesy of the Biotechnology Industry Organization peg the country's overall success rate at close to ten percent -- which have led to volatile swings in shares throughout the biotechnology sector. The Bedford Report e ...


01.12.2011

Silver Prices Ready to Rocket - Miners Hope to Follow

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/11 -- With the price of Silver remaining high, analysts and investors are beginning to question the underperformance of Mining and Streaming stocks. Paul Simon, chief investment officer of Tactical Allocation Group, argues that "investors in miners still have to account for business risk and global uncertainty." Simon adds that "part of the problem miners face is they're located in countries with governments in bad fiscal positions or u ...


30.11.2011

Seven Arts and Lions Gate Entertainment Benefit From Joint Ventures and Merger Speculation

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/11 -- Companies in the Movie Production industry have been showing signs of growth in recent quarters. Consumers -- particularly in North America and Emerging markets -- have been more willing to head out to see movies despite the somewhat tepid economic recovery. Ticket sales and concession sales are on the upswing and helping some companies' top-line grow. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Movie Production, Theaters Indust ...


30.11.2011

High Yielding CenturyLink and Windstream Showing Signs of Growth

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/11 -- The Domestic Telecom industry is one that is constantly evolving and changing to keep up with the available technology and shifting demands. Companies continue to face strong competition from cable and wireless providers which has resulted in mixed quarterly results for the industry. Any drop in earnings is of concern to telecom investors, as most turn to the sector for the hefty dividends most key players pay. The Bedford Report examines the outlook ...


30.11.2011

High Yielding American Capital Agency and Annaly Capital Remain Buoyed by Bernanke

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/11 -- High yielding Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have been a popular investment since the low interest rate environment set in two years ago. Several REITs earn their money on the spread between low-interest short-term borrowing and purchasing high-interest long-term securities, making the present economic climate highly lucrative for REITs. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for diversified REITs and provides equity research on American Capi ...


30.11.2011

Alcatel Lucent and JDS Uniphase - Key Players in LTE's Rapid Growth

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/11 -- The 4G wireless market is being sold as the biggest and most revolutionary development to hit wireless networks in years. The quickly expanding market could provide a boost to companies like Alcatel Lucent and JDS Uniphase -- both of which have strong portfolios of 4G information technology patents. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Communications Equipment Industry and provides stock research on Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) (P ...


29.11.2011

Mistral Ventures and Fuse Science Poised for Growth as Push for Healthy Living Accelerates

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/11 -- Be it through through vitamins, supplements or diet books, average Americans are looking for ways to improve their health. Obesity is an extreme problem in North America and with a growing push for healthy living, a number of nutrition stocks could see some upside. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Nutrition industry and provides investment research on Fuse Science Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DROP) and Mistral Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHE ...


29.11.2011

Silver Wheaton and Hecla Mining Look to Catch Up to Strong Precious Metal Prices

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/11 -- With the price of Silver remaining high, analysts and investors are beginning to question the underperformance of Mining and Streaming stocks. Paul Simon, chief investment officer of Tactical Allocation Group, argues that "investors in miners still have to account for business risk and global uncertainty." Simon adds that "part of the problem miners face is they're located in countries with governments in bad fiscal positions or u ...


29.11.2011

Dendreon and Human Genome Sciences - Ready to Turn Fortunes Around

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/11 -- According the World Health Organization, cancer will become the leading cause of death worldwide this year. Cancer has already emerged as the most expensive disease -- costing the global economy nearly a trillion dollars a year. With cancer drugs alone costing the United States more than $30 million a year, it is clearly a lucrative sector for drug makers. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the biotechnology industry and provide ...


29.11.2011

Flagstar Bancorp and Popular Inc -- Struggling Banking Stocks Looking for Momentum

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- Regional US and Puerto Rican banks have performed poorly this year due to high debt levels, low interest rates and several global macroeconomic factors. Companies in the sector are looking for ways to become leaner in a period when loan growth is limited and fee revenue has been cut back by regulations. Some banks are trimming their workforces and streamlining systems to try and maintain their bottom lines. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for ...


28.11.2011

High Yielding Frontier Communications and Alaska Communications Aim to Keep Dividends Steady

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- The Domestic Telecom industry is one that is constantly evolving and changing to keep up with the available technology and shifting demands. Companies continue to face strong competition from cable and wireless providers which has resulted in mixed quarterly results for the industry. Any drop in earnings is of concern to telecom investors, as most turn to the sector for the hefty dividends most key players pay. The Bedford Report examines the outlook ...


28.11.2011

Large Dividends From RAIT Financial Trust and ARMOUR Residential Come Under Fire

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- Shares of high yielding Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have been volatile in recent months. While the favorable interest rate spreads have benefitted the sector, REITs -- like the rest of Wall Street -- have been challenged by investor anxiety over the European debt crisis. Moreover, potential measures being proposed by Congress and the Obama Administration could potentially weigh on the industry's profits -- and dividends. The Bedford Rep ...


28.11.2011

Youku and Sohu Aim to Appease Strict Chinese Authorities

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- The Chinese internet sector has been hectic of late as the regulatory risk for Chinese Internet stocks is increasing and has been on the upswing for the last couple of months. According to China's Central Committee, the Communist Government will "strengthen guidance and management over social networks and instant messaging tools, regulate online information distribution, and cultivate a civilized, rational Internet environment." The Bed ...


28.11.2011

Explosive International Growth and Diamond Foods and Kraft to Help Offset Domestic Headwinds

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/25/11 -- As the emerging world continues to develop at a rapid pace, companies in the Processed Foods sector are trying to increase their exposure in order to participate in the growth. One strategy to get into the emerging markets has been through acquisitions. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Processed Food Industry and provides equity research on Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) and Kraft Foods, Inc. (NYSE: KFT). Access to the f ...


25.11.2011

Star Scientific and Altria Group -- Well Prepared for the Long-Run

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/25/11 -- Cigarette sales have been recession resistant for the most part -- making several cigarette companies defensive plays for investors. Regulatory uncertainty, legal issues and a growing healthy living trend do pose a threat to sales however, leading some in the industry to turn to alternative revenue drivers. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Cigarette industry and provides investment research on Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ ...


25.11.2011

Strengthening Trucking Sector Begins to Shine Its Light on YRC Worldwide

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/25/11 -- While headlines keep pushing the panic button regarding the US economic recovery, the trucking industry continues to paint a far brighter picture. The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Chief Economist Bob Costello recently reported that "tonnage readings continue to show that the economy is growing and not sliding back into recession." The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the trucking industry and provides equit ...


25.11.2011

Free Trade Push Stands to Benefit Marvell Technology and Netlist

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/25/11 -- Semiconductor stocks have been volatile of late as the financial crisis in Europe continues to play out and uncertainty over the health of the global economy negatively affects many companies. On the domestic side of the sector, things are brighter as US chip makers benefit from President Obama's push to expand an Asia-Pacific trade accord. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Semiconductor Industry and provides equity re ...


25.11.2011

Exxon Mobile and Suncor Are Strong in the Short Term and Prepared for the Long-Run

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/24/11 -- Oil and gas explorers have turned to more profitable business segments in recent quarters. With natural gas prices stagnating this year, explorers have focused on the more lucrative oil and liquids markets to keep profits strong. Natural gas prices could be due for a turnaround in the near future, however, as demand is expected to surge. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Oil and Gas sector and provides equity research on Ex ...


24.11.2011

Uranium Stocks Build Momentum but Prices Remain Weak

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/24/11 -- Uranium stocks have been on the upswing this month as a bidding war for Hathor Exploration between Rio Tinto and Cameco has underscored the increasing importance of nuclear energy. Although Germany and Switzerland are phasing out nuclear plans, world leaders in North America, Africa to Asia have reaffirmed their commitment to nuclear power as a low-carbon, low-cost energy. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Uranium Sector an ...


24.11.2011

Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Look to New Revenue Drivers as Customer Revolt Continues

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/24/11 -- Amidst a firestorm of customer backlash, US banks of all sizes are backing off the new monthly fees. Banks began instituting monthly fees in response to last year's Dodd-Frank legislation that limited the amount of money banks could charge merchants for individual transactions. Banks skirted the legislation by charging a flat monthly fee to use debit cards in order to recoup some of the losses. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for compani ...


24.11.2011

ConocoPhillips and BP -- Stable in the Short Term

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/24/11 -- Oil and gas explorers have turned to more profitable business segments in recent quarters. With natural gas prices stagnating this year, explorers have focused on the more lucrative oil and liquids markets to keep profits strong. Natural gas prices could be due for a turnaround in the near future, however, as demand is expected to surge. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Oil and Gas sector and provides equity research on BP ...


24.11.2011

Dynavax and Vical -- Undervalued and Gaining Attention

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/23/11 -- Despite disappointing third quarter results for some of biotechnology's up-and-coming stars, there is plenty of optimism in the industry. According to Lipper Inc. healthcare and biotechnology stock funds are up 17 percent this year and 35 percent over the past 12 months. Healthcare stocks underperformed during last year's market rally, and Andy Oh, research analyst and portfolio manager of the Fidelity Select Pharmaceuticals Fund argues that ...


23.11.2011

Focus Media and AirMedia Group Benefit From Growing Audiences

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/23/11 -- The advertisement business in China continues to be a strong growth story. Chinese advertisers spent approximately $33 billion on advertising last year, and that number is expected to nearly double by 2014. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Advertising Industry and provides stock research on Focus Media Holding Limited (NASDAQ: FMCN) and AirMedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCN). Access to the full company reports can be found at:E ...


23.11.2011

Baidu and Sina Look to Appease Strict Chinese Authorities

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/23/11 -- The Chinese internet sector has been hectic of late as the regulatory risk for Chinese Internet stocks is increasing and has been on the upswing for the last couple of months. According to China's Central Committee, the Communist Government will "strengthen guidance and management over social networks and instant messaging tools, regulate online information distribution, and cultivate a civilized, rational Internet environment." The Bed ...


23.11.2011

Renren and Dangdang -- Solid Growth Stories With Near Term Headwinds

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/23/11 -- The Chinese internet sector has been hectic of late as the regulatory risk for Chinese Internet stocks is increasing and has been on the upswing for the last couple of months. According to China's Central Committee, the Communist Government will "strengthen guidance and management over social networks and instant messaging tools, regulate online information distribution, and cultivate a civilized, rational Internet environment." The Bed ...


23.11.2011

Holiday Season Poses Good Test for Lululemon and Abercrombie & Fitch

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/11 -- The Christmas season and this week's famous "Black Friday" will be a good test as to the health of apparel stores, and some companies are hoping that high profile ad campaigns will translate into profits. Apparel Stores are already benefitting from a drop in cotton futures, which should benefit margins in the coming quarter. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Retail (Apparel) Sector and provides stock research ...


22.11.2011

SandRidge Energy and Magnum Hunter Resources Ready for the Future - Profitable in the Present

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/11 -- Oil and gas explorers have turned to more profitable business segments in recent quarters. With natural gas prices stagnating this year, explorers have focused on the more lucrative oil and liquids markets to keep profits strong. Natural gas prices could be due for a turnaround in the near future, however, as demand is expected to surge. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Oil and Gas sector and provides equity research on Sa ...


22.11.2011

Samson Oil Showing Promising Growth While Hyperdynamics Frightens Investors

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/11 -- Oil and gas explorers have turned to more profitable business segments in recent quarters. With natural gas prices stagnating this year, explorers have focused on the more lucrative oil and liquids markets to keep profits strong. Natural gas prices could be due for a turnaround in the near future, however, as demand is expected to surge. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Oil and Gas sector and provides equity research on Sa ...


22.11.2011

Evolving Wireless Market Leads to Surging Demand for Products From VirnetX and InterDigital

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/11 -- The 4G wireless market is being sold as the biggest and most revolutionary development to hit wireless networks in years. The quickly expanding market is providing a boost to companies like VirnetX Holding and InterDigital -- both of which have strong portfolios of 4G information technology patents. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Technology sector and provides equity research on VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE Amex: VH ...


22.11.2011

Shares of Rubicon Minerals and Yamana Look to Catch Up With Stable Gold Prices

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- With the price of Gold near all-time highs, analysts and investors are beginning to question the underperformance of Gold Mining stocks. Key gold index stocks are down on average about 8 percent year to date, while gold futures have added about 17 percent. Paul Simon, chief investment officer of Tactical Allocation Group, argues that "Investors in gold miners still have to account for business risk and global uncertainty." Simon adds that &q ...


21.11.2011

InVivo Therapeutics and Cord Blood America Receive Boost in Support as Geron Changes Strategy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- The stem cell industry lost one of its key players earlier this month when industry pioneer Geron Corporation announced its intention to exit the stem cell research market. The company, which was a leader in stem cell research, intends to focus on its oncology programs instead. Geron's exit has left not only the stem cell industry more wide open, but also the spinal cord injury treatment sector. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for compani ...


21.11.2011

Dramatic Downturn in Rare Earth Prices Raises Concerns for Molycorp and Rare Element Resources

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Rare Earth stocks have struggled in recent weeks as disappointing earnings reports from some of the industry's up and coming stars cooled optimism in the sector. Additionally, a dramatic downturn in demand for the metals has caused prices to slide. The Bedford Report examines the Rare Earth Elements Industry and provides stock research on Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) and Rare Element Resources Limited (NYSE Amex: REE) (TSX: RES). Access to the full ...


21.11.2011

Rambus Lags in Weakened DRAM Market While SanDisk Focuses on Growing NAND Segment

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- For the makers of memory chips, the level to which they are able to predict fluctuations in demand can spell success or disaster. The industry also remains dogged by lawsuits relating to alleged price fixing. While many top companies have already paid hundreds of millions of dollars to settle past cases, there are still a number of lawsuits that are still pending. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Semiconductor-Memory Chip i ...


21.11.2011

BofA and Citigroup Forced to Cut Jobs as Consumers Prevent Minor Rate Increases

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/11 -- Amidst a firestorm of customer backlash, US banks of all sizes are backing off the new monthly fees. Banks began instituting monthly fees in response to last year's Dodd-Frank legislation that limited the amount of money banks could charge merchants for individual transactions. Banks skirted the legislation by charging a flat monthly fee to use debit cards in order to recoup some of the losses. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for compani ...


18.11.2011

Low Valuations for Sequenom and Marina Biotech Shares Spark Investor Interest

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/11 -- Despite disappointing third quarter results for some of biotechnology's up-and-coming stars, there is plenty of optimism in the industry. According to Lipper Inc. healthcare and biotechnology stock funds are up 17 percent this year and 35 percent over the past 12 months. Healthcare stocks underperformed during last year's market rally, and Andy Oh, research analyst and portfolio manager of the Fidelity Select Pharmaceuticals Fund argues tha ...


18.11.2011

Chinese Solar Firms Coming Under Increased International Scrutiny

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/11 -- Solar stocks continue to be beaten down by the market as demand concerns grow. With the economic turmoil overseas and at home continuing, many companies have lowered sales forecasts for the future. The lower demand has even stopped some companies from constructing new factories until the markets are more favorable. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for the Solar Industry and provides equity research on LDK Solar Co. (NYSE: LDK) and Yingli Green ...


18.11.2011

Zalicus and Oncothyreon -- Low Valuations Reawaken Investor Enthusiasm

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/11 -- Despite disappointing third quarter results for some of biotechnology's up-and-coming stars, there is plenty of optimism in the industry. According to Lipper Inc. healthcare and biotechnology stock funds are up 17 percent this year and 35 percent over the past 12 months. Healthcare stocks underperformed during last year's market rally, and Andy Oh, research analyst and portfolio manager of the Fidelity Select Pharmaceuticals Fund argues tha ...


18.11.2011

Dividends and General Electric and 3M Start to Stagnate

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/11 -- In recent quarters conglomerates have returned to pre-recession profit levels. While companies such as General Electric and 3M have made efforts to raise dividends, shareholder return typically remains lower than in 2007. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Conglomerates Industry and provides equity research on General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) & 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM). Access to the full company reports can be found at:Earlier ...


17.11.2011

Shipping Stocks Could Be in for Choppy Finish to 2011

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/11 -- Despite better than expected third quarter earnings and stronger daily rents for panamax ships, most shipping stocks continue trading well off of 52-week highs. With more ships taking to the seas, and demand for iron ore and raw materials drying up, most analysts are concerned that shipping stocks could be in for a rough conclusion to 2011. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Shipping Industry and provides investment research ...


17.11.2011

Genco Shipping on the Upswing as Drybulk Sector Improves -- Eagle Bulk Shipping Fails to Rally

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/11 -- Despite better than expected third quarter earnings and stronger daily rents for panamax ships, most shipping stocks continue trading well off of 52-week highs. With more ships taking to the seas, and demand for iron ore and raw materials drying up, most analysts are concerned that shipping stocks could be in for a rough conclusion to 2011. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Shipping Industry and provides investment research ...


17.11.2011

Coeur d'Alene and Great Panther Silver Look to Rally as Silver Market Stabilizes

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/11 -- Silver prices have fluctuated along with the markets recently but are still high as investors continue to seek safe havens in precious metals. While gold may be grabbing most of the headlines, silver has been on a good run with both streaming and mining stocks performing well. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Silver Industry and provides equity research on Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation (NYSE: CDE) (TSX: CDM) and Gre ...


17.11.2011



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