Analysis & Opinions

  1. Analysts Applaud Symantec's Transformation (SYMC)

    September 15, 2016
    As the pioneering cybersecurity giant refocuses away from bulky legacy security systems to new businesses, analysts up stock ...
  2. General Motors Reveals 2017 Bolt EV Price (GM)

    September 15, 2016
    General Motors looks to get ahead of the electric vehicle market.
  3. Behind Skyworks Stock’s Recent Surge (SWKS, AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    Investors rally around Skyworks' stock in light of bullish take on Apple iPhone 7 sales, the wearable tech company's main ...
  4. Ford Is On the Move . . . to Mexico (F)

    September 15, 2016
    All of the company's small car production will move south.
  5. Time to Invest in 3D Printing? (HPQ, GE)

    September 15, 2016
    GE’s $1.4 billion investment in 3D printing, along with industry leaders' push for manufacturing innovation, signifies an ...
  6. Media General + Taboola = Potential Revenue (MEG)

    September 15, 2016
    Media General might have found a way to increase traffic and its revenue stream.
  7. Apple Bulls Take Charge Ahead of iPhone Release (AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    Apple has broken out of its long downtrend after major missteps by rival Samsung but faces a long slow road back to the 2 ...
  8. Performance Brief: iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU)

    September 15, 2016
    Investors who intend to increase exposure to UK equities may have an interest in the EWU ETF. We have a look at its performance ...
  9. House Bill Enabling Microcap Funding Fuels Debate

    September 15, 2016
    The House of Representatives passed bill intended to increase access to funding, but it may hurt investors.
  10. Fitbit Shares Gain On Positive Analyst Note (FIT)

    September 15, 2016
    Fitbit shares are gaining on the back of a positive analyst report and as the Charge 2 begins to ship.
  11. UTX Board Names Gregory Hayes as Chairman (UTX)

    September 15, 2016
    The United Technologies Corp (UTX) board of directors has elected Gregory Hayes as chairman.
  12. Gap Fall Collection Targets All Consumers (GPS)

    September 15, 2016
    Gap and Pendleton Woolen Mills are collaborating on a limited fall line.
  13. Orange Is First Telecom to Test AT&T’s ECOMP (T)

    September 15, 2016
    AT&T announced Orange will be the first telecom to test its ECOMP platform.
  14. Jack Lew Credits Regulators for Wells Fargo Bust (WFC)

    September 15, 2016
    Speaking at a conference on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew attributed the uncovering of alleged sales fraud at Wells ...
  15. Wal-Mart Continues to Freeze Visa in Canada (WMT)

    September 15, 2016
    Visa is now no longer accepted in more Canadian Wal-Mart stores as the retailer continues to protest high swipe fees
  16. Best Buy Blames Apple for Watch Delay (BBY)

    September 15, 2016
    If you preordered the Apple Watch 2 Series from Best Buy, you’re not going to be happy.
  17. Expedia Sees Growth in Caribbean Bookings (EXPE)

    September 15, 2016
    Travelers want tropical beaches, but there’s more to the story.
  18. A Shakeup at Weight Watchers (WTW)

    September 15, 2016
    CEO resigns after tumultuous year. Oprah wants to help.
  19. 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.
  20. 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. ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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.
  23. Freeport-McMoRan Downgraded by Morgan Stanley (FCX, APC)

    September 15, 2016
    Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to "underweight" from "equal weight."
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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. ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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.
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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.
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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 ...
  36. GE Digital Buys Software Provider Meridium (GE)

    September 14, 2016
    General Electric Co (GE) acquired asset performance management (APM) software provider Meridium.
  37. 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.
  38. 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?
  39. 365 by Whole Foods Opens in Bellevue (WFM)

    September 14, 2016
    Here’s what you will find inside this innovative supermarket.
  40. 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.
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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.
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. Starbucks Continues to Expand Its Presence (SBUX)

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

    September 14, 2016
    Controversies like these sometimes start small, and then can escalate.
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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. ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. Pandora Enters a New Arena (P)

    September 14, 2016
    Pandora stepping it up vs. Apple and Spotify with a new subscription plan.
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