Monday, March 08, 2010

7 Critical Stocks For Monday

Looks like the perfect day in Manhattan. Central Park is full of early morning joggers and the birds are chirping happily. There is a peaceful spring feeling in the air from the center of the known universe. Let's go do what happens!

Monday is a sparse day for economic announcements but investors can anticipate several T Bill auctions with a small serving of earnings news. The Non Farm Payroll figure pleasantly surprised the bulls today triggering an across the board buying frenzy. Stocks surged higher on the better than expected employment news and decent consumer credit figures. The VIX or fear index reacted in kind plummeting ever lower on the session. The DJIA surged 122.06, the tech heavy Nasdaq advanced 34.04, and the broad based S&P 500 climbed 15.72.

Here are 7 stocks you need to know for Monday

H&R Block HRB announces its EPS after the close with a forecast number of 15 cents

A 27 cent loss awaits investors in MAKO Surgical MAKO after the close

TiVo TIVO is looking at a 12 cent loss after the days last trade

Apple APPL releases its iPad device in the United States on April 3rd

Google GOOG bought DocVerse an application that allows the sharing of Microsoft MSFT Office programs over the internet

Staffing companies such as Monster Worldwide MWW benefited positively from the employment news

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