Miles J. Stoner, @StockHollywood

Dallas, Texas

7.19.2010

July 20

Milestone Financial Investments L.L.C. - Dallas, TX - Intra-Day Scalping at its Finest
"If I told you I was a Scalping Man, you'd agree."
  • U.S. stocks wobbled Monday as a flurry of mixed earnings and weak housing data subdued earlier optimism over a week of corporate quarterly reports.
  • Nasdaq-100 After-Hours Indicator Down 9.86 at 1809.42.
  • For all the complaints about how the home-buyer tax credit only delayed the inevitable housing-market correction, and that only slightly, it must be oh-so-painful to be a home seller now that the tax credit is gone.
  • FAZ up 1.8% after hours, be looking for a down mkt in the morn, AAPL dropped.
  • SDS up 1.4% after hours.
  • PENNY PICK : MDRNA, Inc. (MRNA:$0.88,00$0.0198,2.30%)
  1. Watch: C, BA, DELL, GS, DAL, PFE, BP. 
  2. Texas Industries (TXI:$28.41,00$-0.19,00-0.66%) eases after the company reschedules its Q4 results release from today to July 20. 
    • Price: 28.57, Change: -2.09 , Percent Change: -6.82
  3. IBM (IBM:$129.79,00$1.76,001.37%) declined in after-hours trade after missing revenue expectations.
    • -4.2%; beats with earnings, misses with revenue.
  4. Tupperware Brands (TUP:$43.27,00$0.58,001.36%) was hammered lower in after-hours trade after missing Q2 expectations and setting its guidance below Street estimates.
    •  -12.7%; misses with Q2, sets guidance below Street view.
  5.  Texas Instruments (TXN:$25.55,00$0.78,003.15%) slumped lower in evening trade after coming in shy of Q2 revenue estimates.
    • -5.6%; EPS beat by a penny as revs miss, guidance in line with Street.
  6. Steel Dynamics Inc (STLD:$14.00,00$-0.21,00-1.48%) posted a second-quarter profit after a loss last year, but fell short of Wall Street forecasts, hurt by a decline in scrap prices and lower flat-rolled volumes and margins.
    • -5%; misses Q2 expectations.
  7. Idex Corp (IEX:$29.77,00$0.81,002.80%) , a maker of flavor dispensing and paint blending systems, posted better-than-expected second-quarter results, helped by higher sales at two of its segments, and raised full-year 2010 estimates.
    • Q2 results top estimates, raises forecast  
  8. Lincare Holdings Inc.'s (LNCR:$25.98,00$-0.69,00-2.59%) second-quarter profit jumped 39% on higher revenue and improved margins, as the oxygen-equipment provider's results topped Wall Street's expectations.
    • 25.98 to 26.28
  9. AspenBio Pharma Inc (APPY:$0.97,00$0.02,002.11%) said results from a pivotal trial on its experimental blood-based test did not show clinically meaningful improvement to diagnose acute appendicitis, sending its shares down as much as 12 percent.
    • .98 to .85s
  10. Zions Bancorp's (ZION:$21.42,00$-0.27,00-1.24%) second-quarter loss widened more than expected amid a prior-year gain as the Utah-based regional bank reported its seventh straight quarter in the red.
    • 21.65 to 20.5
  11. Amazon.com Inc (AMZN:$119.94,00$1.45,001.22%) said on Monday that the recent price cut to its Kindle electronic reader has spurred sales of both the device and e-books.
    •  118 to 122, may get pop!
  12. Atheros Communications Inc (ATHR:$30.46,00$1.19,004.07%) posted better-than-expected quarterly results, but revenue from the PC segment fell 10 percent sequentially due to uncertainty in European markets.
    • 30.58 to 27.36, long
  13. Noble Corp (NE:$30.68,00$0.32,001.05%) , the world's third-largest offshore rig contractor by market value, was not involved in that well, but the knock-on effects of the disaster helped drag down its profits even more than analysts expected.
    • 30.68 to 28.5, long.