Hot Stocks: 5 Sizzling Performers In May – May. 30, 2014

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Related: CNNMoney’s Tech 30 Index 2. Electronic Arts: The World Cup effect? The second hottest S&P 500 stock this month can trace its sparkling performance to a single day: May 6. That was the day Electronic Arts ( EA ) blew Wall Street’s socks off with earnings that crushed expectations. Buoyed by sales of games for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the video game maker also sounded a very positive tone for the rest of the year and unleashed a $750 million stock buyback.

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks May 23rd To May 30th And Year-To-Date – Forbes

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Worst performing stocks in the index year-to-date include Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO), down 37.47%; Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) down 34.7%, BrightCove (NASDAQ:BCOV) down 33.03%, Barracuda Networks (NYSE:CUDA) down 25.68% and Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) down 24.61%. $10K invested in Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO) shares on January 2nd of this year is worth $6,095 today; in Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV), $6,483.00. Whos Delivering The Best Returns The following graphic compares the value of $10,000 invested on January 2ndof this year in the highest performingcloud computingstocksin addition toIBM,Microsoft,OracleandSAP. Please click on the graphic to expand for easier reading. I do not hold equity positions or work for any of the companies mentioned in this blog post or included in the and this post is not meant to provide investment advice.

Stocks Open Lower; Lions Gate, Express Sink – ABC News

The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) issued the following statement in response to the unsolicited proposal by Tyson Foods (TSN) to acquire Hillshire Brands for $50.00 per share in cash. Consistent with its fiduciary duties, and in consultation with its independent financial and legal advisors, Hillshire Brands Board will thoroughly review the Tyson Foods proposal. Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen, at Coming in at #2, DSW DSW ( NYSE: DSW ) saw 8.4x normal trading volume, with volume of 14.86 million shares versus the usual 1.76 million. On May 28, DSW, a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced financial results for the thirteen week period ended May 3, 2014, which compare to the thirteen week period ended May 4, 2013. Looking for abnormal volume stand-outs, we comb through the closing trading data for the Russell 1000 components, to find these stand-outs that traders will be interested to watch during Fridays upcoming session.

Abnormal Volume Stocks To Watch On Friday – Forbes

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The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,918 in the first few minutes of trading Friday. The S&P 500 closed at a record high the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 45 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,653. The Nasdaq composite fell four points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,243. Bond prices fell.

Cramer: ‘New tech’ stocks are running out of gas

So who’s winning? After a good run, new tech companiesbest exemplified by cloud-computing company have been running out of momentum, Cramer said on ” Squawk on the Street .” “Because the soul of the market is about old tech versus new tech,” Cramer said. “Which do you want? Do you want Microsoft old tech? Or Salesforcenew tech?


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