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Dow Movers: INTC, HD

09/19/14 In early trading on Friday, shares of Home Depot (HD) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 1.6%. Year to date, Home Depot registers a 13.6% gain. ...Read More »

Shi'ite Rebels Shell Yemen State TV, Residents Flee Fighting

09/19/14 Local officials said Armed Shi'ite rebels shelled Yemen's state television in Sanaa on Friday and hundreds of residents were fleeing the capital fearing an escalation of violence after weeks of fighting and protests. Shi'ite Houthi gunmen pushed into the capital Sanaa after clashing with the army on the northwestern outskirts on Thursday and residents of northwest al-Shamlan district said the rebels were advancing along Thalatheen Street, a major route into the western edge of Sanaa. ...Read More »

U.S. Silica Sees Sand Demand Piling Up As Fracking Goes Super-sized

09/19/14 Sand miner U.S. Silica Holdings said demand could triple over the next five years as energy companies use increasing amounts of sand in hydraulic fracturing to extract more oil and gas from shale fields. Sand along with water and chemicals is blasted into wells to crack rock and release crude oil and natural gas in hydraulic fracturing, a drilling method that has unleashed a production surge in North America. U.S. Silica sold about 8.2 million tons of sand in 2013. Half of this went to energy companies. The company, whose revenue has doubled over the last four years, expects its sand volumes to grow 30 to 35 percent this year.

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New Webisode and Music Video Show How Bufftech Vinyl Fence Can Provide the Perfect Finishing Touch for Home Outdoor Living Spaces

09/19/14 VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio is now starring in their third webisode of the 2013 CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest series. In this newest webisode, the contest-winning family sees their vision realized with ..... ...Read More »

Revolutionary Concepts Sets New Q2 Record, Announces Its Net Income Jumps 211.34%, Sees Strong Future Growth

09/19/14 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revolutionary Concepts Inc., (OTCPINK:REVO), a publicly traded company that develops mobile video software and remote security communication systems, filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Results of Operations was excerpted from the Form 10-Q Report. ... ...Read More »

MarketWatch - September 19, 2014

09/19/14 Strong economic news and lower than expected unemployment figures from the Labor Department sent the both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones into record territory yesterday. ...Read More »

Some Consumers Say Apple Is Losing Its 'Cool' Factor

09/19/14 A new survey shows some of the customers who once couldn't wait to be the first ones to snap up a new Apple gadget, like the iPhone 6 are sitting out the frenzy. With the launch of Apple's latest smartphone today, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found 16 percent of those responding said Apple had become somewhat or much less cool in the last two years. They went so far as to call Apple less ”original” than it was under the late chief executive Steve Jobs. And about 50 percent said that in the last couple of years, the Android brand had grown cooler, compared with 48 percent who voted for Apple.

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Ford To Cut Production At Cologne As European Demand Cools

09/19/14 Ford is to cut production of its top-selling European car in the fourth quarter because of slowing demand in some of the region's key markets, it said on Friday. The U.S. carmaker will halt assembly of its Fiesta hatchback at Cologne in Germany, its main European plant, on a total of 11 days in October and November, citing "lower demand" in the second half of the year. ...Read More »

GM's Cadillac To Introduce High-end Model

09/19/14 As it strives to energize its Cadillac brand that once dominated the U.S. luxury auto market, General Motors said on Friday it will begin production of a new "top-end, high-technology car" by the end of 2015. The as-yet unnamed model will be positioned "above today’s CTS and XTS product lines," and "will add to rather than replace any model in the portfolio," GM said in a statement. Cadillac sales have fallen 4.7 percent through August this year, and its U.S. ...Read More »

Wall Street Could Extend Records As Futures Rise; Alibaba To Debut

09/19/14 Shares of Yahoo were gaining 1.7 percent in the highest volume by far on the Nasdaq early on Friday, after Alibaba priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range. Yahoo, which is selling part of its Alibaba stake but will remain a top shareholder, has risen 4.1 percent so far this year, compared with a 10 percent gain in the Nasdaq Composite. Dresser-Rand was gaining 13.4 percent in heavy volume on the NYSE, after a report that Germany's Siemens plans to offer more than $6.1 billion, or $80 per share, for the U.S. compressor and turbine maker.

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Markets Cry 'Yes' After Scotland Votes 'No'

09/19/14 European shares opened sharply higher Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence. The FTSE opened up 0.5 percent higher, with the broader FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.8 percent. The argument over whether an independent Scotland could keep the pound sterling currency had been raging for months, and U.K. banks and Scottish-based firms have seen dips in stock prices. In the wake of the vote, shares in Aberdeen Asset Management were up 1.2 percent, while Lloyds banking group gained 2.1 percent and Royal Bank of Scotland rose 3.3 percent in early trading Friday.

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