Miles J. Stoner, @StockHollywood

Dallas, Texas

7.22.2010

July 23

Milestone Financial Investments L.L.C. - Intra-Day Trading at its Finest
"If I told you I was a Scalping-Man, you'd agree."
  • For-profit education companies could soon have to prove that their former students are either paying off their loans or capable of doing so, the Department of Education said on Thursday.
  • Nasdaq-100 After-Hours Indicator Down 11.53 at 1851.57, pretty large drop.
  • GM plans to file for IPO during week of Aug 16-sources.
    • GM to buy AmeriCredit for $3.5 bln, key for IPO.
  1. Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN:$120.07,00$2.64,002.25%) posted a 46% jump in second-quarter earnings, amid rising costs, but fell far short of analysts' expectations, sending shares of the largest retailer on the Internet sliding in after-hours trading.
    •  120.59 to 100, 106.88, short
  2. Animal healthcare company VCA Antech Inc (WOOF:$22.95,00$0.73,003.29%) posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, as slower economic recovery hurt its animal hospital and laboratory businesses, and cut its full-year profit view.
    •  19.80 to 22.96, 21.4, short
  3. Impax Laboratories (IPXL:$17.16,00$0.09,000.53%) says the FDA has granted final approval of the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for the generic version of OPANA ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) Extended Release 30mg tablet. In June 2010, the Company was granted final approval for the 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, and 40mg tablets.
    •  17 to17.7, 17.55, long
  4. Align Technology Inc (ALGN:$14.83,00$0.34,002.35%) posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong sales of its Invisalign orthodontic products and forecast third-quarter outlook above Street view.
    •  14.42 to16.90, 16.61, long.
  5. Capital One Financial Corp. (COF:$42.08,00$1.99,004.96%) swung to a second-quarter profit, topping analysts' estimates, as revenue jumped and loan-loss provisions dropped sharply.
    •  42.94 to 40.2, 40.98, long.
  6. E-Trade Financial (ETFC:.$13.35, up.57c, 4.46%.) reported its first quarterly profit in three years late Thursday as the online broker's home loan portfolio improved.
    •  13.2 to 14.66, 14.3, long
  7. SanDisk (SNDK:$43.10,00$0.98,002.33%) declined in evening trade after beating Q2 estimates and announcing the planned retirement of its CEO.
    •  43.52 to 38.51, 39.88, short
  8. Flextronics International Ltd (FLEX:$6.56,00$0.37,005.98%) beat earnings expectations and signaled strong demand in technology sectors such as semiconductors, but it warned of rising labor costs in its key production base of China.
    •  6.67 to 6.22, 6.35, long.
  9.  Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG:$133.16,00$3.56,002.75%) advanced in after-hours trade on the back of better-than-expected Q2 results.
    •  130 to141.47, 138.85, long
  10. Chip designer Rambus Inc (RMBS:$18.99,00$0.69,003.77%) reported a bigger-than-expected second-quarter loss, although revenue rose.
    • 19.16 to 18.1, 18.35, short.