Analysis & Opinions

  1. Three Mega-Cap Stocks Crushing the S&P 500 (MSFT, XOM)

    September 19, 2016
    You don't need volatile small-cap stocks to beat the market
  2. Behind Symantec Stock’s Recent Incline (SYMC)

    September 19, 2016
    UBS and others raise the cybersecurity leader's target price and reiterate buy ratings, pointing to foreseen revenue growth, ...
  3. L-3 Communications Wins Aerospace Contract (LLL)

    September 19, 2016
    The L-3 Communications (LLL) Coleman Aerospace division has landed a $9.4 million government contract for work on ballistic ...
  4. These Stocks Are at Breakout Levels (NVDA, ADSK)

    September 19, 2016
    These stocks have formed strong trading patterns over the last several weeks, and a breakout is becoming more likely.
  5. Investors Rally to Micron: Is it Sustainable? (MU, INTC)

    September 19, 2016
    lntel's Q3 guidance indicates positive PC market signs and lifts Micron stock, as the semiconductor continues to rely on ...
  6. Dominion Resources, Questar Complete Merger (D)

    September 19, 2016
    Dominion Resources Inc (D) and Questar Corp (STR) have finalized a proposed merger.
  7. T-Mobile Users Prefer Its Network to Wi-Fi (TMUS)

    September 19, 2016
    T-Mobile customers chose its network over WiFi. It is the only carrier to see that, according to a new report.
  8. Coca-Cola & PepsiCo: New Challenges in India (KO)

    September 19, 2016
    India has the potential to be the largest growth market in the world over the next decade. Coca-Cola and PepsiCo want to ...
  9. Analyst: Frontier Dividends Not Sustainable (FTR)

    September 19, 2016
    Frontier Communications may be forced to reduce its dividend payout in 2018, says a Citi Research analyst.
  10. Inflation Surges, Stocks Slump (SPY, VTI)

    September 19, 2016
    Inflation is going up a lot faster than analysts expected.
  11. AK Steel Stock Get Downgraded by Jefferies (AKS)

    September 19, 2016
    One would need fortitude as strong as steel to invest in steel stocks over the past month.
  12. WM Acquires Pioneer's Recycling Assets (WM)

    September 19, 2016
    Waste Management Inc (WM) has acquired the recycling assets of Pioneer Industries of Wisconsin for an undisclosed sum.
  13. After Tough Week, What Drives Freeport From Here? (FCX, APC)

    September 18, 2016
    After an eventful week, the Arizona-based company is in desperate need of some good news.
  14. Why is Chemours Stock Up 170% This Year? (CC, DD)

    September 18, 2016
    It won't ever be mistaken for a fast-growing startup, but The Chemours Company is certainly acting like it.
  15. Buying Seadrill Stock? Risks & Opportunities to Consider (SDRL)

    September 18, 2016
    Seadrill Ltd. offers investors a wealth of potential capital gains, but also poses major investor risks in 2016.
  16. Stratasys Stock: 5 Things to Watch (SSYS)

    September 18, 2016
    Stratasys' returns will depend on its ability to return to revenue growth and profitability, and investors must understand ...
  17. AAPL: Apple Dividend Analysis

    September 18, 2016
    Apple's dividend has had healthy growth ever since its 2012 reinstatement, thanks to Apple's continuously rising revenue, ...
  18. General Dynamics Awarded $15M AFRL Contract (GD)

    September 17, 2016
    The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded a $15 million contract to General Dynamics Corp (GD) to develop software ...
  19. Hormel Foods: Initiated & Upgraded (HRL)

    September 17, 2016
    Oppenheimer & Edward Jones have weighed in on HRL as the company expands in natural and organic foods.
  20. Northrop Grumman Faces $500 Million Lawsuit (NOC)

    September 17, 2016
    Class-action lawsuit alleges the company exposed residents of a New York town to toxins.
  21. Philip Morris Takes On Smugglers (PM)

    September 17, 2016
    Tobacco smuggling is big business, and it’s stealing profits from Philip Morris.
  22. How to Evaluate Smart Beta ETF Strategies (IWD, IWF)

    September 17, 2016
    ETF providers are rolling out new smart beta products at a rapid pace. Here are some ways to evaluate them.
  23. AMGN: How Amgen's Stock Price Rose 18.55% in 6 Months

    September 17, 2016
    Amgen's stock price has outpaced biotechnology and health care ETFs over the past six months due to a solid product pipeline ...
  24. Analysts Lift Target on Palo Alto Networks (PANW)

    September 16, 2016
    Investors note a subscription-based shift allowing the cybersecurity leader to harness recurring revenues for the next several ...
  25. American Airlines Combats Pilot Shortage (AAL)

    September 16, 2016
    Company's feeder airlines PSA Airlines and Envoy Air now offer more money and huge signing bonuses to new pilots.
  26. Why Agrium Shareholders Dislike $36B Potash Merger (AGU, POT)

    September 16, 2016
    Some Agrium shareholders don't see how this deal with Potash benefits them.
  27. Expect Good Dividends From These 2 Tech Stocks (GLW, CSCO)

    September 16, 2016
    Long-term investors can bank on promising dividend growth in the upcoming year out of a growing wearable tech pioneer and ...
  28. GE, BMW Join Google VC in 3D Startup (GE, GOOG)

    September 16, 2016
    Strategic investors bank on the future of 3D manufacturing for industrial clients, as the $1 billion startup takes its cutting ...
  29. GE Wins $1.9B Contract from UK Nuclear Plant (GE)

    September 16, 2016
    General Electric Co (GE) has agreed to provide power systems for EDF Energy's Hinkley Point C nuclear power project.
  30. Credit Suisse Bullish On Pepsi (PEP)

    September 16, 2016
    Credit Suisse initiated PEP at “outperform." Here's why.
  31. Apple Season Starts Now (AAPL, VZ)

    September 16, 2016
    Apple's new iPhone 7 is available to customers today. The sales numbers could turn out to be a surprise.
  32. Honeywell Release 3Q16 Earnings Guidance (HON)

    September 16, 2016
    Honeywell International Inc (HON) believes the realignment of its automation and control solutions will help the company ...
  33. How Today's Quadruple Witching Will Affect Trading

    September 16, 2016
    When stock index futures, stock index options, stock options, and single-stock futures all expire Friday, volume is likely ...
  34. Cheap Tech Stock Pick: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

    September 16, 2016
    As HPE trims down its core businesses by selling off assets and reinvesting in cutting-edge technology, stock price lags ...
  35. AEP to Sell Midwest Power Plants for $2.17B (AEP)

    September 16, 2016
    American Electric Power Inc (AEP) announced it will sell four Midwest power plants that distribute approximately 5,200 megawatts ...
  36. Banks Sag as Options Show Higher Near-term Risk (JPM, BAC)

    September 16, 2016
    Major financial stocks are lower in Tuesday's trade, as risk gauges for one-month options in bank stocks move higher to reflect ...
  37. Target CEO Motivates Employees (TGT)

    September 16, 2016
    With an audience of 14,000 Target employees, CEO Brian Cornell encouraged them to help boost sales
  38. Target Going "All In" On Small Stores (TGT)

    September 16, 2016
    Target CEO announces his intention to open hundreds of small, urban Target locations
  39. 3 Chip Stocks With Strong Buy Patterns (MSCC, HIMX)

    September 16, 2016
    Chip stocks are leading the broad market and tech sector, with mid and small cap components ready to add to impressive 2 ...
  40. Under Armour: Tough and Fashionable (UA)

    September 16, 2016
    Sports apparel maker trying an eclectic branding mix to attract ambitious, young professionals.
  41. CBS CEO Ends Viacom Merger Rumors (CBS)

    September 16, 2016
    Speaking at a conference, Les Moonves dismissed the idea of an re-unification of the two media companies.
  42. Lululemon to Open New Concept Store (LULU)

    September 16, 2016
    Exercise apparel seller Lululemon introduces a new concept store in Philadelphia.
  43. SpaceX's Disaster Could Be Cubesats' Selling Point

    September 16, 2016
    The SpaceX explosion is likely to push a shaken industry to use smaller, cheaper satellites.
  44. Yum Picks the Leadership for Yum China (YUM)

    September 16, 2016
    The new Board of Directors of Yum China has been announced by Yum! Brands Inc.
  45. Nucor Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend (NUE)

    September 16, 2016
    Nucor continues to show confidence in its capital position by distributing profits to shareholders.
  46. Barrick Gold Shines as It Suspends Argentina Mine (ABX)

    September 16, 2016
    The gold exploration specialist announced it was temporarily suspending operations at its Veladero gold mine in Argentina.
  47. Qualcomm, Verizon Team Up on IoT (QCOM, VZ)

    September 16, 2016
    Qualcomm and Verizon are teaming up to drive adoption of Internet of Things devices.
  48. Skechers to Expand Brand with Joint Venture (SKX)

    September 16, 2016
    Sketchers just signed a deal with the goal of increased brand exposure and sales.
  49. BlackBerry COO Responds to HuffPo Critique (BBRY)

    September 16, 2016
    BlackBerry COO Marty Beard took issue with a recent article that criticized BlackBerry's past focus on hardware.
  50. IBM Could Head Lower in Fourth Quarter (IBM)

    September 16, 2016
    IBM has bounced off deep lows but failed to pierce major resistance above 170. This failure could signal the start of a decline ...
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