Analysis & Opinions

  1. A Shakeup at Weight Watchers (WTW)

    September 15, 2016
    CEO resigns after tumultuous year. Oprah wants to help.
  2. Has AK Steel Stock Become Oversold? (AKS)

    September 15, 2016
    While AK Steel's stock decline might seem severe, there's also an element of profit-taking that is going on.
  3. VMware Sells 2 Units to Focus on Cloud (VMW)

    September 15, 2016
    Recently Dell-owned VMware sells off assets to private investment firm Skyview Capital to become a leader in cloud computing. ...
  4. Potash Stock Upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus (POT, AGU)

    September 15, 2016
    Shares of Potash were under pressure Wednesday, declining as much as 1% even though the company received an upgrade by analysts ...
  5. Verizon: iPhone 7 Preorders Lagging (VZ, AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    Verizon isn't seeing record-setting preorders for Apple iPhone 7 like some of its competitors.
  6. Freeport-McMoRan Downgraded by Morgan Stanley (FCX, APC)

    September 15, 2016
    Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to "underweight" from "equal weight."
  7. Qualcomm Joins IoT Patent Clearinghouse (QCOM)

    September 15, 2016
    Qualcomm has joined a patent licensing clearinghouse in an effort to spur growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) field.
  8. Insteel Industries Traded Ex-Dividend (IIIN)

    September 15, 2016
    Insteel Industries will send its dividend payment on September 30 to shareholders of record as of September 16.
  9. T-Mobile Gets Lift From iPhone 7 Demand (TMUS, AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    T-Mobile is getting a lift in its share price thanks to strong demand for Apple's iPhone 7 amid generous trade-in deals. ...
  10. USB: U.S. Bancorp Dividend Analysis

    September 15, 2016
    U.S. Bancorp had a dividend rate of $1.02 in August 2016, but should raise its dividend during the second half of 2016, due ...
  11. Harmony Gold Mining Traded Ex-Dividend (HMY)

    September 15, 2016
    Harmony Gold will send its dividend payment on September 26 to shareholders of record as of September 16.
  12. Weak Retail Sales, Higher Unemployment Help Stocks (SPY, QQQ)

    September 15, 2016
    A fall in retail sales and an increase in jobless claims spell good news for the stock market, while expectations of the ...
  13. Energy Fuels Announces $10M Bought Deal Offering (UUUU)

    September 14, 2016
    Energy Fuels will use the proceeds to fund various projects, including shaft sinking and evaluation at its high-grade Canyon ...
  14. The Synergy From OPKO’s Acquisition of Transition Therapeutics (OPK)

    September 14, 2016
    The product line from Transition Therapeutics complements well with the larger suite of OPKO offerings.
  15. Array Secures SPA Agreement With FDA for Colorectal Cancer Trial (ARRY)

    September 14, 2016
    With an SPA agreement with the FDA, Array’s phase III trial could lead it to be the first company to offer treatment of BRAF-mutant ...
  16. NuStar Energy L.P. Gets an Upgrade (NS)

    September 14, 2016
    NuStar Energy L.P. was upgraded to Buy from Hold by analyst Stifel Nicolaus after strong Q2 earnings and continued performance.
  17. Exelixis Wins EU Approval for Cabometyx RCC Treatment (EXEL)

    September 14, 2016
    The much-anticipated approval from the European Union will add a new stream of revenue for the monopoly drug.
  18. Gilead Remains Promising Despite Recent Declines (GILD)

    September 14, 2016
    Though the stock prices have tanked around 24% YTD amid loss of revenues from key drugs, the future looks promising for Gilead’s ...
  19. GE Digital Buys Software Provider Meridium (GE)

    September 14, 2016
    General Electric Co (GE) acquired asset performance management (APM) software provider Meridium.
  20. What After the 60/40 Balanced Portfolio?

    September 14, 2016
    According to Mark Cahart, a portfolio consisting of 60% stocks and 40% bonds is passe. He recommends quant strategies.
  21. Why Devon Energy Is Selling Assets Worth $1B (DVN)

    September 14, 2016
    U.S. oil and natural gas producer Devon Energy is selling $1 billion worth of assets. What's in it for Devon shareholders?
  22. 365 by Whole Foods Opens in Bellevue (WFM)

    September 14, 2016
    Here’s what you will find inside this innovative supermarket.
  23. TASER Supplies Cincinnati PD with Body Cams (TASR)

    September 14, 2016
    TASER International Inc (TASR) will provide state-of-the-art body cameras to the Cincinnati Police Department.
  24. Cisco Price Target Up as it Prices $6B in Debt (CSCO)

    September 14, 2016
    As Deutsche Bank ups the tech leader’s stock price target and Cisco raises funds, we can expect Cisco to charge ahead with ...
  25. Lockheed Martin Partners with Derco (LMT)

    September 14, 2016
    Lockheed Martin Corp announced a new relationship to expand its supply chain services to support F-16 operators.
  26. Microsoft: HP Deal a ‘Salesforce Takeout’ (MSFT, ORCL)

    September 14, 2016
    Microsoft's cloud CEO plays up Dynamic's win over Salesforce and Oracle, heralding the deal as one of the company's more ...
  27. Alaska, Hawaiian Airlines Impress Passengers (ALK)

    September 14, 2016
    Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines have the best on-time arrival rates, the lowest cancellation rates as well as passenger ...
  28. Starbucks Continues to Expand Its Presence (SBUX)

    September 14, 2016
    Starbucks will open a café in a Tampa Bay Publix.
  29. Sirius XM May Face Drama On the Horizon (SIRI)

    September 14, 2016
    Controversies like these sometimes start small, and then can escalate.
  30. Macy's Gets an Upgrade from Citi (M)

    September 14, 2016
    The retailer's strategy of closing underperforming stores to focus on more profitable locations helped boost its rating from ...
  31. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Beats Analysts’ Target (HPE)

    September 14, 2016
    Analysts decide whether to downgrade on valuation or readjust HPE's target price higher amid positive business developments. ...
  32. Square Announces New Business Awards Program (SQ)

    September 14, 2016
    The Brassys recognizes bold entrepreneurship among Square's merchant partners, as Square develops its comprehensive platform ...
  33. Pandora Enters a New Arena (P)

    September 14, 2016
    Pandora stepping it up vs. Apple and Spotify with a new subscription plan.
  34. 3 Small-cap Rallies Flying Under the Radar (STS, HDSN)

    September 14, 2016
    The Russell-2000 small-cap index is pulling back after failing to pierce 2015 resistance, but a handful of sector mavericks ...
  35. CSX Stands Alone Among U.S. Railroads (CSX)

    September 14, 2016
    CSX makes it six consecutive years for accomplishing one feat, wins an award and delivers for investors.
  36. Royal Caribbean Accident Leads to Fatality (RCL)

    September 14, 2016
    One dead, four other crew members injured during a safety drill.
  37. 5 Consumer Staple Stocks Vulnerable To a Sell Off (GIS, CAG)

    September 14, 2016
    Thinking about investing for dividend yield? Here is a consumer staples stock list of companies that could potentially sell ...
  38. Williams on the Decline After Failed Buyout (WMB)

    September 14, 2016
    After Enterprise Products Partners rescinded their offer for a buyout, shares of Williams Companies went on the decline and ...
  39. Adobe Systems Tough to Buy Ahead of Earnings (ADBE)

    September 14, 2016
    Adobe Systems is caught between a 2-year rising channel and 6-month resistance at 100.
  40. CB&I Gets Contract from Undisclosed Refiner (CBI)

    September 14, 2016
    Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) lands a technology license and engineering deal to support an unnamed North American company.
  41. Carnival Cruise Creates Mini-Tsunami (CCL)

    September 14, 2016
    Cruise ship operator deals with another on-sea mishap.
  42. Shipping Stocks at Make or Break Level (FRO, TOO)

    September 14, 2016
    These three beaten down shipping stocks are testing major support. A break below signals a further selloff. If support holds, ...
  43. BlackBerry May Soon Leave Hardware Business (BBRY)

    September 14, 2016
    BlackBerry's foray into hardware may be coming to an end soon with the Priv flopping and discounts abounding for the DTEK5 ...
  44. Report: AT&T's Next Media Buy Could Come Soon (T)

    September 14, 2016
    AT&T could make a media buy sooner rather than later.
  45. Volkswagen Looks to Charge Ahead of Rivals (VW)

    September 14, 2016
    Road trips in electric cars will be easier to make across longer distances if this plan comes together.
  46. Qualcomm Branches Out—Drones, IoT, Test Services (QCOM)

    September 14, 2016
    Qualcomm is branching into new market as it looks for additional areas of growth.
  47. NYC: Verizon Broke Promise On FiOS Rollout (VZ)

    September 14, 2016
    The city of New York claims Verizon is in default over a deal to roll out FIOS to the majority of residents.
  48. Assessing DuPont Stock Valuation (DOW, DD)

    September 13, 2016
    Despite the strong outperformance over the past twelve months, DuPont shares have not swayed too drastically from the rest ...
  49. Has Cliffs Natural Resources Gotten Oversold? (CLF)

    September 13, 2016
    Despite the recent downtrend in CLF stock, the shares are still up about 242% year-to-date, compared with a 4% rise in the ...
  50. Potash Stock Falls on Ratings Downgrade (POT, AGU)

    September 13, 2016
    Potash shares were under pressure Tuesday, falling as much as 5% to a session low of $15.95 after the company was downgraded ...
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