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  1. U.K. retail sales make a strong comeback in April, beating consensus

    Investing.com – Retail sales in the U.K. bounced back in April by a much larger than expected amount, bolstering optimism ...
  2. Forex - Dollar near six-month lows amid Trump crisis

    Investing.com - The dollar was trading close to six month lows against a basket of the other major currencies on Thursday, ...
  3. Gold stays near 2-week high amid White House turmoil

    Investing.com - Gold prices were a bit lower in European trade on Thursday, but stayed near the highest level in two weeks ...
  4. Second US Buyout Firm Bids for Australia's Fairfax Media

    Australia's oldest newspaper publisher Fairfax Media Ltd on Thursday said it has received a takeover bid worth as much as ...
  5. Taiwan Stocks Fall on Overseas Concerns; Apple Suppliers Down

    Taiwan stocks fell on Thursday following losses in overseas markets on concerns over what the turmoil in the White House ...
  6. U.S. to Start Probes of Boeing Dumping Claims Against Bombardier Jet

    U.S. government officials on Thursday are set to begin investigating Boeing Co's unfair trade claims against Canadian rival ...
  7. Singtel Q4 Profit Up 1.8 Pct Helped by Broadband, Mobile Data Services

    Singapore Telecommunications Ltd on Thursday reported a 1.8 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit, helped by growth in ...
  8. Cisco Fails to Deliver in Q1, Rivals Prevail

    Investors sell as management says to expect revenue declining more than the Street expected.
  9. W.R. Berkley OK's 7.7% Dividend Hike, Special Dividend

    In a bid to return more value to shareholders, the board of directors of W.R. Berkley Corporation WRB recently approved a ...
  10. Stocks, US Dollar Sink as Investors Rethink 'Trump Trade'

    Stocks on major markets and the U.S. dollar sold off while bond yields fell on Wednesday as investors fled risky assets amid ...
  11. Apparel Rivals Fight for Piece of Athleisure Space

    Analysts at Morgan Stanley estimate the athletic apparel segment could be worth $350B by 2020.
  12. Petrobras to Divest Amazonas Basin Assets, Seeks Buyers

    Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras PBR recently announced plans to take bids for its entire interest in the Azulão Field ...
  13. Banks Under Scrutiny for Bond Price Manipulation in Mexico

    The Investigative Authority of the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission (“COFECE”) is conducting an enquiry on ...
  14. Cisco Revenue Forecast Disappoints; Says to Cut 1,100 More Jobs

    Cisco Systems Inc forecast current-quarter revenue that widely missed analysts' estimates and said it would cut 1,100 more ...
  15. Opinion: Viewsroom: CEO Presidency Needs Boardroom Pushback

    Donald Trump’s promise to run the government like a business is proving difficult but Congress could act like strong independent ...
  16. What is the difference between a P&L statement and a balance sheet?

    The primary difference between the profit and loss statement and the balance sheet involves their respective treatments of ...
  17. What are the Differences Between Ex Works (EXW) and Free On Board (FOB)?

    Ex Works describes the situation where the seller is responsible for having her goods ready at her place of business. Free ...
  18. Activist Investors Target CEOs for Replacement

    New campaigns to shake up management reach a faster pace as stakeholders become bolder.
  19. Bear Market

    A financial market with declining asset prices fueled by investors’ pessimism, lack of confidence and negative expectations. ...
  20. Ralph Lauren Names P&G Exec as New CEO

    The struggling NYC-based fashion brand appoints its new leader after his predecessor resigned.
  21. What's the difference between a market order and a limit order?

    Market orders execute a transaction at the present stock price and limit orders execute the transaction if the stock price ...
  22. Plug Power Inc. Dips on Bearish Analyst Note

    Roth Capital downgrades the renewable energy company, says Amazon deal is dilutive, not additive.
  23. Bernie Madoff

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
  24. Kinder Morgan Treads Minefield in Post-Vote British Columbia

    British Columbia could become a minefield for Kinder Morgan Inc, with provincial election results expected to complicate ...
  25. Google Doubles Down On Its AI Assistant (GOOG, AMZN)

    Now you can talk to the assistant on your iPhone as well as "see" with it.
  26. Mergers and Acquisitions - M&A

    A merger is a combination of two companies to form a new company, while an acquisition is the purchase of one company by ...
  27. Famous "Big Short" Investor Goes Long on Banks (JPM, BAC, C)

    The "Big Short" investor who shorted banks before the financial crisis is now buying financial shares
  28. How do you calculate the percentage gain or loss on an investment?

    To calculate the gain, take the price for which you sold the investment and subtract from it the price that you initially ...
  29. Honeywell Launches $100 Million Venture Fund

    Honeywell International Inc launched a $100 million investment fund on Wednesday that will focus on technology startups.
  30. Google Shifts Mobile Focus to Apps and Digital Assistant

    Mobile phone apps took center stage at Google’s annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new ...
  31. Apple Awards Corning $200M From Advanced Manufacturing Fund (AAPL, GLW)

    Apple said that the award would help the glass maker ensure "state-of-the-art" glass processing.
  32. Pershing Square Trims Mondelez, APD and Obviously Valeant: 13F Filing (MDLZ, VRX)

    Apart from its notorious dumping of Valeant stock, the firm cut its holdings in snack maker Mondelez and Air Products and ...
  33. Opinion: Running Government Like Business Proves Difficult

    Running the U.S. government like a business is proving to be difficult. Donald Trump promised American voters to operate ...
  34. What is the difference between yield to maturity and the coupon rate?

    A bond's coupon rate is the actual amount of interest income earned on the bond each year based on its face value. The yield ...
  35. Is the ECJ Ruling Good News for British ETFs?

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that national and regional parliaments of the European Union cannot block key components ...
  36. Steinhoff Says to Spin Off African Retail Business

    South African retail group Steinhoff on Wednesday said it was kicking off a process to separately list its African retail ...
  37. Is FireEye Interesting During Its Current Revival? (FEYE)

    FireEye shares have bounced as cybersecurity makes global headlines. Do fundamentals signal an opportunity?
  38. Calm Down, People! Over-Reacting to Equity Markets

    The mediasphere is over-reacting to a very small dip in equity markets.
  39. Time to Sell Universal Display After 121% 12-Month Gain? (OLED)

    Universal Display shares have soared amid adoption of its next-generation emitters. Analyze the validity of its new valuation.
  40. Qualcomm Sues Four Apple Contract Manufacturers

    Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc filed a lawsuit against four Apple Inc contract manufacturers, including Foxconn Technology Group, ...
  41. The Long and Short of Inverse ETFs

    When applied properly, inverse ETFs can be a useful tool for traders.
  42. Target & Home Depot: Retail Fortresses Safe from Amazon

    Amazon's assault continues to devastate U.S. retail, although there are still a few pockets of strong resistance.
  43. Colgate Rises as CEO Values Potential Sale at $88B

    As the NYC-based consumer goods giant sees M&A speculation rise as shareholders question the CEO.
  44. Report: Microsoft Charged for 'WannaCry' Patch

    Microsoft opted to charge users for a patch that would have slowed the global ransomware attack.
  45. Indian Online Home-Rental Firm NestAway in Talks to Raise Funds

    NestAway Technologies Pvt Ltd, an Indian online home-rental startup funded partly by U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global, is in ...
  46. Vipshop (VIPS) Stock Rallies as Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates

    Shares of the chinese specialty online retailer Vipshop Holdings Ltd. VIPS rallied 1.42% in New York after-hours trading ...
  47. Red Robin (RRGB) Stock Rises on Q1 Earnings & Revenue Beat

    Shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. RRGB rallied over 15% in afterhours trading on May 16, after the company reported ...
  48. LPC-Bankers Line Up 800 Mln Euros Debt Financing for Constantia Labels Sale

    Bankers are preparing around 800 million euros of debt financing to back a potential sale of German packaging group Constantia ...
  49. Orbital ATK (OA) Wins $53 Million Contracts from U.S. Army

    Orbital ATK OA announced that it has received contracts worth of $53 million from the U.S. Army. Per the contract, the company ...
  50. Will CNO Financial Thrive Under New CEO, Gary Bhojwani?

    CNO Financial Group, Inc. CNO named Gary Bhojwani, who is currently the company’s President, as its new Chief Executive Officer ...
  51. 5 Hot Tech ETF Charts with Upside Potential

    No subdued retail earnings, no weaker-than-expected economic readings could come in the way of the Nasdaq’s ascent. The tech ...
  52. Two Hot Emerging Markets, One ETF (FNI)

    Get two emerging markets in one ETF right here.
  53. This China ETF Is On Fire (KWEB, BABA)

    This China internet ETF is delivering a stunning 2017 performance.
  54. An Introduction to the Indian Stock Market

    Emerging markets like India are fast becoming engines for future growth. Find out how to get in on the ground floor.
  55. Kamada (KMDA) Posts Q1 Loss Wider than Expected, Sales Miss

    Kamada Ltd. KMDA reported adjusted loss of 11 cents in the first quarter of 2017, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  56. What is the difference between a Ponzi and a pyramid scheme?

    Pyramid schemes and Ponzi schemes share many similar characteristics in which unsuspecting individuals are fooled by unscrupulous ...
  57. SINA Corp (SINA) Beats on Earnings and Revenues in Q1

    SINA Corp. SINA reported first-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings (including stock based compensation) of 22 cents per share, ...
  58. Mike Flynn's Involvement With Russian Sources

    Whether or not President Trump actually asked former FBI Director to end an investigation into ex-National Security Adviser ...
  59. 7 Large-Cap Growth ETFs That Are Sizzling

    The global ransomware attack and a missile test by North Korea were overshadowed by the Saudi-Russia-led oil price jump. ...
  60. A Day Trader's Delight! Massive Volatility in AMD

    There has been massive volatility in trading of shares of AMD of late; day traders may be to blame.
  61. OTC Markets Hopes Number of Israeli Listings Can Double This Year

    U.S. financial trading platform OTC Markets said it hopes to attract up to 18 Israeli companies this year, double the number ...
  62. Second Thoughts: SEC Could Scrap 4X Leveraged ETFs

    Leveraged ETFs to the tune of four may not be coming to market as previously thought.
  63. Disney PT Slashed: ESPN Outweighs Anything Good

    Macquarie slashed its price target and rating saying woes over ESPN overshadow the positives.
  64. Not All Commodities ETFs Are Sliding (BAL, CTNN)

    Cotton is soaring, but investors should not expect a soft landing.
  65. Why Did Google Acquire Owlchemy? (GOOG, FB)

    Google makes VR devices with limited motion range, while Owlchemy makes games with hand motion. What is the fit?
  66. Opinion: Amazon Is Prescription for Pharmacy Woes

    Amazon.com is a prescription for pharmacy woes. The internet retailer has set its sights on the $300 billion business of ...
  67. String of Q1 Earnings Beat Fail to Drive Insurance ETFs

    After a stellar ride early in 2017, the insurance industry has lost its momentum despite the fact that it tends to flourish ...
  68. Buy 5 Energy Mutual Funds as Oil Prices Surge

    Oil prices reached their highest level in the last two weeks on May 15 after Saudi Arabia and Russia decided to extend crude ...
  69. Ford to Cut 1,400 White-Collar Jobs, Shares Tumble

    Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it plans to cut 1,400 salaried jobs in North America and Asia through voluntary early retirement ...
  70. Principal Financial Receives Rating Action from A. M. Best

    Principal Financial Group, Inc.’s PFG senior unsecured debt recently received indicative Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings of ...
  71. Stock Market News for May 17, 2017

    The S&P 500 and the Dow closed lower on Tuesday amid heightened political uncertainty in the U.S following news that ...
  72. Urban Outfitters (URBN) Misses on Q1 Earnings & Revenues

    Urban Outfitters Inc.’s URBN earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the third straight quarter, when the company ...
  73. Cliffs Natural Initiates Production of New Mustang Pellet

    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. CLF recently announced the initiation of production of the new Mustang superflux pellet at ...
  74. Cardiome (CRME) Q1 Loss Wider Than Expected, Sales Miss

    Cardiome Pharma Corp. CRME reported loss of 20 cents per share in first quarter of 2017. Reported loss is wider than both ...
  75. China Life Revenue Growth Solid, Rising Costs Raise Concerns

    China Life Insurance Company Ltd. LFC shares have gained 24% outperforming the Zacks categorized Life Insurance industry’s ...
  76. Horace Mann Educators & its Units Get Rated by A.M. Best

    Horace Mann Educators Corporation HMN and its units recently received rating action from credit rating giant, A.M. Best. ...
  77. Mastercard Inks Deal with Expedia to Simplify Payments

    Mastercard Inc. MA recently inked a deal with Expedia.com to facilitate travelers using the website to make payment trough ...
  78. SM Energy (SM) Postpones Divide County Asset Divestiture

    SM Energy Company SM recently announced its decision to indefinitely defer its planned sale of Divide County, ND assets. ...
  79. Travelers' (TRV) Senior Notes Rated by A.M. Best, Moody's

    The Travelers Companies, Inc.’s TRV recently issued senior unsecured notes received ratings from A.M. Best. The credit rating ...
  80. Is it Worth Holding EOG Resources (EOG) in Your Portfolio?

    We issued an updated research report on upstream energy company EOG Resources Inc. EOG on May 16, 2017. The firm’s growth ...
  81. Target (TGT) Q1 Earnings Beat: Is Stock Ready for a Leap?

    Target Corporation TGT commenced fiscal 2017 on a high note with both top and bottom lines surpassing expectations. As a ...
  82. Profit from Surging 3D Printing Stocks with This Niche ETF

    The 3D printing industry represents one of the few untapped growth opportunities left for investors. After a slowdown over ...
  83. Delphi (DLPH) Joins Self-Driving Alliance with BMW and Intel

    U.K.-based car parts maker Delphi Automotive PLC DLPH has collaborated with Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), Intel and ...
  84. KBR's Contract Winning Spree Continues with EuroChem Award

    KBR, Inc. KBR recently announced that it has clinched an Operator Training Simulator (“OTS”) and a Reliability Based Maintenance ...
  85. Stratasys (SSYS) Q1 Loss and Revenues in Line with Estimates

    Stratasys Ltd. SSYS reported modest results for first-quarter 2017, wherein the top and bottom lines, both met our expectations. ...
  86. Acxiom (ACXM) Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates in Q4

    Acxiom Corp ACXM reported non-GAAP earnings (with stock-based compensation adjustments) of 3 cents per share in fourth-quarter ...
  87. 3 Best-Ranked Small-Cap Growth Funds for Great Returns

    Small-cap growth mutual funds seek to provide a greater growth potential than the large- and mid-cap ones in an improving ...
  88. Honeywell's (HON) New Louisiana Facility Goes Onstream

    Industrial goods manufacturer Honeywell International Inc. HON pledged its support yet again for eco-friendly products with ...
  89. Amazon to Make Key Hire for Pharmacy Push (AMZN)

    Amazon is mulling entering the pharmacy market in the U.S. as more of the healthcare costs are pushed on to employees.
  90. Oceaneering Wins Appomattox Development Contract from Shell

    Oilfield services provider Oceaneering International, Inc. OII was recently awarded a contract by a leading petroleum product ...
  91. Forex - Trump concerns send yen, Swiss franc to multi-week highs

    Investing.com - The dollar fell to two-week lows against the traditional safe haven yen on Wednesday and fell to its lowest ...
  92. Volkswagen (VLKAY) to Issue Another Vehicle Recall in China

    Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft VLKAY will be recalling 577,590 Golf and Sagitar cars in China via its joint venture, FAW-Volkswagen ...
  93. Air Products to Exhibit Full Range of Hydrogen Plant Services

    Air Products APD declared that it will feature its full range of hydrogen plant support services, as well as fast, temporary ...
  94. Is PVH Corp. (PVH) Likely to Beat Q1 Earnings Expectations?

    We expect the owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, PVH Corp. PVH to beat expectations when it reports first-quarter ...
  95. DeVry Education (DV) Introduces DeVry Technology Pathway

    DeVry University, part of DeVry Education Group Inc. DV, is introducing an educational pathway – the DeVry Technology Pathway ...
  96. Credit Suisse Says 'WannaCry' Should Make Microsoft Shareholders Happy (MSFT)

    Microsoft may benefit from the 'WannaCry' ransomware attack that spread over the weekend as it prompts more companies to ...
  97. Airlines Group Urges Alternatives to Extending Electronics Ban

    A global airlines group urged governments on Wednesday to look for alternatives to extending a cabin ban on large electronics ...
  98. American Eagle Profit Misses Estimates on High Discounting

    American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a first-quarter profit that narrowly missed Wall Street estimates as a tough retail ...
  99. Ford Will Cut 10% of Salaried Jobs in North America, Asia (F)

    The auto maker is slashing its workforce in a bid to boost profitability.
  100. Stanley Black Provides Strategic Update on Investor Day

    Industrial tool maker Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. SWK provided a strategic update in its recently held Investor Day. ...
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