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  1. Stock Analysis

    Hotels Take Aim at Expedia

    Shareholders of online travel king Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE), despite the global market malaise of late, are still enjoying some nice appreciation following the company's strong second quarter earnings results. ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    GoPro Releases New Video Sharing Tool

    Despite getting its stock swept up in the recent global sell-off, mobile camera leader GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) continues to innovate. In what it refers to as a "Trimming + Sharing Video" app, GoPro's new ...
  3. Stock Analysis

    Minimum Wage Hike Continues to Roil Wal-Mart

    Apparently there are more "unintended consequences" unfolding from Wal-Mart's (NYSE: WMT) decision in April to hike the minimum starting pay of some half million employees. It was revealed last month ...
  4. Stock Analysis

    Denny's Wants to Horn In On the McWhopper

    Burger King suddenly has a lot of takers for its burger mashup to benefit charity. Denny's (NASDAQ: DENN) said if McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) doesn't want to make a McWhopper, it would be more than willing ...
  5. Stock Analysis

    E-Commerce China Dangdang Posts Mixed 2Q Earnings

    E-Commerce China Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) recently reported a mixed second quarter that missed top line estimates but beat on the bottom line. Shares of Dangdang have plunged over 50% over the past 12 months ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    PayPal Consumer Business Chief Steps Down

    Head of consumer business at PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), Hill Ferguson, has just resigned. His responsibilities will be handed to Bill Ready, the head of merchant operations, who will now oversee product and ...
  7. Stock Analysis

    T-Mobile Looking to Win Over BlackBerry Customers

    In April of 2014, BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) ended its relationship with T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS). That was not a surprise since the two companies had been fighting over the wireless carrier's decision to ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    Syngenta May Seek Tie-Up After Monsanto Withdrawal

    Following last week's retreat by tenacious would-be acquirer Monsanto (NYSE: MON), Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) chairman Michel Demare said his company is open to partnerships with other entities. Demare said ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    Magna International Closes Sale of Interiors Units

    Canada-based auto parts supplier Magna International (NYSE: MGA) is now officially a smaller company. On Monday, it announced it closed the sale of its automotive interior systems operations. The new ...
  10. Stock Analysis

    Amerisafe Picks a New CFO

    Nearly two months after workers compensation insurer Amerisafe (NASDAQ: AMSF) lost its last chief financial officer, it has finally found a replacement. Back in June, Amerisafe informed investors of the ...
  11. Stock Analysis

    Oshkosh Ups Its Share Buyback Authorization

    Less than a week after winning a major Pentagon contract worth $6.7 billion -- and potentially tens of billions of dollars more -- Wisconsin truck maker Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has confirmed that it will ...
  12. Retirement

    Why is my 401(k) not FDIC-Insured?

    Learn about the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and whether its protection extends to 401(k) accounts or just bank deposits.
  13. Economics

    Is Japan an emerging market economy?

    Discover whether Japan is an emerging market economy. Emerging markets have high levels of risk and reward due to their growth potentials.
  14. Technical Indicators

    Tame Panic Selling with the Exhausted Selling Model

    Discover what the exhausted selling model is and how it can be used by traders who are looking to profit from the panic sale of a stock.
  15. Investing Basics

    Understanding How Dividends Are Taxed

    Learn how dividends are taxed by the IRS, and understand the different types of dividend income as well as the capital gains tax rates.
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