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  1. Stock Analysis

    Pentagon Awards $1.4 Billion in New Contracts

    The Pentagon opened up the work week Monday with 14 new defense contract awards, worth $1.41 billion in total. However, not all of these contracts went to what we ordinarily consider "defense contractors." ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    General Dynamics Lands a Big Armored Contract

    Scout SV prototype. Source: General Dynamics UK. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was expected to report Q2 earnings this week. That news has apparently been shifted into next week (July 29, to be precise). ...
  3. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    ETF Analysis: iShares S&P 500

    Find out more about the iShares Core S&P 500 Exchange Traded Fund, the characteristics of this ETF and the suitability of the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF.
  4. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    ETF Analysis: Market Vectors Russia

    Learn about Market Vectors Russia ETF, its top holdings, as well as cyclical and political risks associated with investing in the Russian market.
  5. Stock Analysis

    Starbucks Tops Earnings Estimates

    Coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) recently reported third quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines. Revenue rose 18% annually to $4.88 billion, topping the consensus ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    Citibank Fined Over Credit Card Practices

    Citigroup (NYSE: C) is the latest big bank to find itself in the crosshairs of regulators. Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it was ordering the company's core business, Citibank, ...
  7. Stock Analysis

    AMC Entertainment CEO to Step Down

    AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC) is in the market for a new leader. The company announced that its existing president and CEO, Gerry Lopez, will step down from both positions effective August 6th. He is ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    Another Ugly Quarter for McDonald's

    When is it going to stop? The second quarter earnings results McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) released last week revealed the ugly downside to all the fumbling management has been doing to lure customers back ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    Analyst Says Hold On Before Buying Whole Foods

    At least one analyst does not think there are a whole lot of reasons investors should be buying Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM). Despite rising sales and profits last quarter, Zacks just downgraded the ...
  10. Credit & Loans

    Credit Card Review: Chase Slate

    Take a closer look at one of the most popular balance-transfer credit cards on the market: the Chase Slate card with a 0% balance transfer fee.
  11. Investing Basics

    What kind of assets can be traded on a secondary market?

    Learn about the difference between the primary market and the secondary market, and what types of assets are traded on secondary markets.
  12. Technical Indicators

    How are double exponential moving averages applied in technical ...

    Learn more about double exponential moving averages (DEMAS), and find out how traders commonly use DEMAs in technical analysis to generate buy and sell signals.
  13. Stock Analysis

    Raytheon Helps Lebanon TOW the Line on Defense

    Big news this week out of Lebanon. According to an official notification to Congress by the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), the Lebanese Government has asked Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to sell ...
  14. Fundamental Analysis

    What is considered a healthy EV/EBITDA?

    Learn how investors utilize the EV/EBITDA ratio, what value is considered healthy and benefits of this metric over other equity valuation tools.
  15. Stock Analysis

    Interactive Intelligence Names New CFO

    Interactive Intelligence (NASDAQ: ININ) has a new chief bean counter. Last Thursday, the cloud services provider of "customer engagement, unified communications, and collaboration" software announced it ...
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