Stock Analysis

  1. Commodities Continue to Outpace Equities

    August 10, 2016
    Gold, silver, palladium and even oil have outpaced equities, despite their strong performance.
  2. Pokémon Go Tops $200 Million In Revenue (NTDOY)

    August 10, 2016
    Pokémon Go’s global revenue is likely to break new records as the the app is introduced in new markets
  3. Apple Presses Suppliers Amid iPhone Slump (AAPL)

    August 10, 2016
    Apple is squeezing suppliers to get them to reduce prices and boost the company's gross margins.
  4. Buy the Dip During Dog Days

    August 10, 2016
    Buying the dips can book reliable profits but aggressive trade management is needed to control downside risk.
  5. Apple Refashions MacBook Pro

    August 10, 2016
    The much-anticipated redesign of the popular MacBook Pro (above) is expected to be out later this year.
  6. 10 Food and Beverage Trends (KO,PEP)

    August 10, 2016
    These are the 10 latest trends in the food and beverage industry that present potential investment opportunities.
  7. 8 Stocks for Active Traders (VRX,FCX,F,BAC,SIRI)

    August 10, 2016
    These eight stocks have the potential to deliver significant returns in a short period of time.
  8. Michael Kors Tops Consensus, Guidance Miss (KORS)

    August 10, 2016
    The revenue beat was achieved despite a 7.4% decline in first-quarter same-store sales. Analysts forecast a 4.7% decline.
  9. Delta Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday, Aug 10 (DAL)

    August 9, 2016
    Delta revenue is impacted by a combination of currency headwinds and a 5% decline in passenger unit revenue on a 3.2% increase ...
  10. GlaxoSmithKline Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (GSK)

    August 9, 2016
    GlaxoSmithKline has a healthy pipeline of products to drive its Consumer Healthcare business in the quarters and years ahead.
  11. Intel Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Nervana Systems ...

    August 9, 2016
    Although the price of the deal was undisclosed, according to a source speaking to Recode, Intel may have paid around $408 ...
  12. Boeing Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (BA)

    August 9, 2016
    Boeing will send its dividend payment on September 2 to shareholders of record as of August 12.
  13. Next Year's iPhones Rumored to Have Glass Casings (AAPL)

    August 9, 2016
    A glass casing, curved display, and a dual-camera system are just some of the changes that the Cupertino-based company has ...
  14. Gap Releases Q2 Sales Results, Banana Republic Down Again (GPS)

    August 9, 2016
    Gap Inc. has released its latest sales figures with Banana Republic remaining the worst performing Gap brand.
  15. 3 Stocks that Tend to Perform Well to MA Crossovers

    August 9, 2016
    It isn't a significant event every time the 50-day moving average crosses the 200-day, but for these stocks it does confirm ...
  16. Financial Stocks Breaking to the Upside

    August 9, 2016
    These financial stocks recently broke above resistance, signaling another move to the upside.
  17. P&G Finds Targeted Ads Not Worth It (PG, FB)

    August 9, 2016
    Proctor & Gamble Co has stated that it plans to scale back on targeted advertising on Facebook Inc., citing its limited effectiveness.
  18. Caterpillar: 6 things You May Not Know

    August 9, 2016
    There is way more to the Illinois-based manufacturer than its signature yellow farm equipment.
  19. 3 Mutual Funds You Need to Know!

    August 9, 2016
    Read analyses of three mutual funds that provide short exposure to the commodity market, and learn about their characteristics ...
  20. What Are Four Best State Street Funds?

    August 9, 2016
    Discover analyses of the four best State Street Funds that could be allocated to provide diversification to a retirement ...
  21. How Banks Are Dealing With Low Interest Rates

    August 9, 2016
    A surge in mortgages may help banks offset thin profit margins in the prolonged low-interest-rate environment.
  22. Disney Q3 Tops Estimates, Buys BAMTech Stake (DIS)

    August 9, 2016
    Strong box-office success boosted Disney's growth during the quarter, which offset weaker results in its media segment.
  23. First Hawaiian Rises Modestly in Early Trading

    August 9, 2016
    Investors took an early liking to the public market debut of First Hawaiian (NASDAQ: FHB), the holding company for First ...
  24. Has the Oil Bear Market Just Begun?

    August 9, 2016
    At least one experienced fund manager thinks oil's bear market could last a decade or more.
  25. Which Fidelity Fixed Income Funds Performed Better?

    August 9, 2016
    Get an overview of the Fidelity fixed-income index funds, known as Spartan Index funds, with a summary and performance data ...
  26. Asian Art Buyers Buoy Sotheby's (BID)

    August 9, 2016
    Sotheby's stock has surged after second-quarter earnings on optimism about strong demand from Asian buyers
  27. MGM Pushes Back Cotai Casino Opening Once Again

    August 9, 2016
    MGM Resorts' (NYSE: MGM) decision to push back the opening of its new MGM Cotai resort until the second quarter of 2017 ...
  28. Macy's Approaches Critical Price Level Before Earnings (M, AMZN)

    August 9, 2016
    Macy's has been stuck in a bear market for more than a year, but it has now arrived at a price level that can support a new ...
  29. Three Energy Stocks Headed For New Highs (PTEN, QEP)

    August 9, 2016
    These oil exploration and production companies have completed tests at long-term support and look ready to head higher into ...
  30. Tyson Foods Thrashes 3rd Quarter Analyst Estimates

    August 9, 2016
    Shares of Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) logged small gains following the company's release of its third quarter results. Although ...
  31. Cisco Systems Set To Challenge 2007 Resistance (CSCO)

    August 9, 2016
    Cisco is trading just three points below the 2007 high and could test that level after August 17th earnings.
  32. Chevron Reprieve on $8.6 Billion Ecuador Fine (CVX)

    August 9, 2016
    Despite this legal victory, the legal case against Chevron for its pollution of the Ecuadorian rainforest is probably far ...
  33. Steinhoff Takes Over Mattress Firm in $3.8B Deal

    August 9, 2016
    Following a few rocky quarters, Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) investors may finally be able to get a good night's sleep after ...
  34. 4 J.P Morgan Mutual Funds Investing in Secutities

    August 9, 2016
    Discover four mutual funds administered and managed by J.P. Morgan that invest in a wide variety of securities and have long ...
  35. For Investors Seeking Emerging Market Exposure

    August 9, 2016
    Learn about the state of emerging market stocks, their outlook for 2016, and get a fund analysis of the Oppenheimer Developing ...
  36. Analyze The Top Holdings of Vanguard Star Fund 

    August 9, 2016
    Discover a balanced mutual fund with a moderate allocation split among 11 different actively managed funds, and learn about ...
  37. Berkshire's Record Cash Guarantees More Deals (BRK-B)

    August 9, 2016
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is sitting on more than $70 billion in cash, almost guaranteeing what will happen next: ...
  38. Qualcomm Flaw Makes 900M Devices Vulnerable (QCOM)

    August 9, 2016
    A Qualcomm chip found in around 900 million smartphones has four vulnerabilities that could enable hackers to take over the ...
  39. Top 5 Pharmaceutical Stocks of 2016 (ABBV, JNJ)

    August 9, 2016
    These 5 top-performing pharmaceutical stocks have 2016 product offerings and pipeline prospects that make them a solid bet ...
  40. Twitter to Rent Major HQ Space Amid Slump (TWTR)

    August 9, 2016
    Twitter seeks to rent as much as 30 percent of its San Francisco headquarters as the social media company struggles to monetize ...
  41. Apple Quietly Becomes a Seller to Big Corporations

    August 9, 2016
    Known mainly for its consumer devices, Apple has quietly become a major seller to corporate customers buying iPads, iPhones ...
  42. How the Victoria's Secret Credit Card Works: Benefits and Rewards ...

    August 9, 2016
    Here's how the Victoria's Secret credit card works: application process, the benefits, the downfalls and the other pertinent ...
  43. The Vanguard Effect: Lower Expenses, Higher Returns

    August 9, 2016
    Vanguard distinguishes itself by being the low-cost provider in a crowded field of mutual funds and ETFs.
  44. Top 5 Beer Stocks of 2016 (BUD, STZ)

    August 9, 2016
    These top 5 beer stocks have market shares and extended global reach to make them viable investment options for 2016 and ...
  45. Top 10 Most Expensive Cities in the U.S.

    August 9, 2016
    New York City tops the list of most expensive cities in the US, and five of them are located in California.
  46. Goldman and Barclays Warn Of Long-Term Bear Market in Copper ...

    August 9, 2016
    Goldman Sachs and Barclays have both warned of an imminent supply glut about to hit the global copper market.
  47. Apple Gets Nod To Sell Power (AAPL)

    August 9, 2016
    Tech giant Apple joins the elite group of Google and Microsoft, as it receives approval to sell power
  48. Charter's 2Q Earnings Beat Wall Street Expectations

    August 9, 2016
    The cable company's results were driven by a 1% year-over-year increase in monthly residential revenue.
  49. ETF Trades for When Gold Pulls Back

    August 9, 2016
    Gold will pull back eventually. When it does, here are some ETFs to consider buying.
  50. NBCUniversal Buys Harry Potter Rights in Enormous Franchise Deal

    August 9, 2016
    Warner Bros. and NBCUniversal have reached an agreement in which NBCU will have TV and other rights to the Harry Potter films ...
  51. What Is Michael Phelps’s Net Worth?

    August 9, 2016
    Find out how much Olympic-superstar, Michael Phelps, is worth.
  52. 3 Stars Leave Google Self-Driving Car Unit (GOOGL)

    August 9, 2016
    Google may be becoming more cost-conscious as three stars leave its self-driving car unit
  53. Chesapeake Energy's Outlook Brightens a Bit (CHK)

    August 9, 2016
    Chesapeake is not the "dead man walking" company it was once perceived to be.
  54. Why Jack Dorsey's Square Surged on 2Q Results (SQ)

    August 9, 2016
    Despite rising competition, the company's shares surged after posting strong gross payment volume in its fiscal second quarter.
  55. Randstad Holdings to Acquire Monster Worldwide for $429 Million ...

    August 8, 2016
    With this merger, Randstad aims to build the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of HR services.
  56. Exxon Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (XOM)

    August 8, 2016
    Exxon will send its dividend payment on September 9 to shareholders of record as of August 12.
  57. Wal-Mart Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (WMT, AMZN)

    August 8, 2016
    Wal-Mart will send its dividend payment on September 6 to shareholders of record as of August 12.
  58. McDonald's Japan Ends Slump With H1 Profit (MCD)

    August 8, 2016
    The long-awaited rebound in both revenue and profits would indicate that the company's efforts to rebuild its image is working.
  59. Russia and Turkey Could Improve Economic Ties (OGZPY)

    August 8, 2016
    Russian and Turkish presidents are meeting in St. Petersburg Russia. Economic ties could improve and energy will be a key ...
  60. Freeport-McMoRan Is in Trouble in Indonesia

    August 8, 2016
    Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) better start evaluating its options in Indonesia with an eye toward following industry peer Newmont ...
  61. Investors Overreact to Sturm Ruger Succession Plan

    August 8, 2016
    What are investors thinking, pushing Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) down nearly 5% since the company posted a solid earnings beat last ...
  62. Goldman Sachs (GS) Invests $50 Million in Kaltura

    August 8, 2016
    Video tech provider Kaltura has secured $50 million from Goldman Sachs in "pre-IPO" funding. So far there's no word when ...
  63. Third Point Reinsurance Notes Largest Profit in Years

    August 8, 2016
    Third Point Reinsurance saw a tripling of net income in the second quarter of 2016 over last year.
  64. Top 5 Sport Stocks of 2016 (NKE, UA)

    August 8, 2016
    With the Rio Olympics putting athletic wear in the spotlight, these five stocks are well positioned to benefit.
  65. What Are the Biggest Risks Associated With Banks Today?

    August 8, 2016
    Evolving mechanisms and techniques of cybercrime have become the most severe risk associated with banks today.
  66. What to Expect in Charter Communications Earnings?

    August 8, 2016
    This marks Charter's first financial report since its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks was approved ...
  67. Disney Q3 Earnings: What to Expect

    August 8, 2016
    But a beat on either the top or bottom lines would be seen as a disappointment, unless Disney can show improvements in its ...
  68. Valeant Q2 Earnings: What to Expect

    August 8, 2016
    Wall Street expects the embattled drug company to deliver year-over-year declines in both earnings and revenue.
  69. What to Expect in Arena Pharmaceuticals Earnings?

    August 8, 2016
    Lack of revenue growth has prompted the company to last month announce a 73% reduction in its workforce, aimed at boosting ...
  70. Big China Plays Coiled Up Ahead Of Earnings (BABA, JD)

    August 8, 2016
    Alibaba has moved into a stronger technical position than JD.Com and could lift toward triple digits after a strong quarterly ...
  71. Southwest Airlines Board Sticking With Kelly For Good Reason ...

    August 8, 2016
    Despite calls from its unions to oust CEO Gary Kelly, the board is sticking with their leader who has been able to deliver ...
  72. LendingClub Stock Rises Ahead of Earnings (LC)

    August 8, 2016
    Analysts will look for details about how the company plans to move pass its problems and focus on growth and restore confidence ...
  73. IBM Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday, Aug. 8

    August 8, 2016
    IBM will send its dividend payment on September 10 to shareholders of record as of August 10.
  74. How is Carl Icahn's Short Bet Working Out?

    August 8, 2016
    At what point will Icahn admit that he was wrong?
  75. Here's What Will Happen if the Euro Fails

    August 8, 2016
    What might happen if the European Union stopped using the euro or if the entire eurozone dissolved back into pre-EU nationalism.
  76. Olympics Could Be A Bust For Leisure Stocks (VIA,NFLX,DISCA)

    August 8, 2016
    Comcast's NBC may win from the 2016 Summer Olympics but other networks, entertainment and leisure companies could see sales ...
  77. Behind McDonald's 283% Rise in 10 Years (MCD)

    August 8, 2016
    Take a look behind McDonald's share price history to determine what drives the stock.
  78. Pfizer: 7 Secrets You Didn't Know (PFE)

    August 8, 2016
    The history of Pfizer is more interesting than you know, learn some little-known facts about the pharmaceuticals company ...
  79. Vail Resorts Buys Whistler: Winter is Coming

    August 8, 2016
    By acquiring Whistler, Vail extends its robust collection of resorts.
  80. GoPro: 5 Secrets You Didn't Know

    August 8, 2016
    Little-known facts behind the GoPro story.
  81. Is the Presidential Election Really Hackable? (MSFT)

    August 8, 2016
    Electronic voting booths need upgrades, but 3/4s of the country still votes on paper.
  82. Burger King Diversifies Menu with "Whopperito"

    August 8, 2016
    The fast food fusion product you didn't even know you needed: The Whopperito is here.
  83. Rackspace Soars on Possible Sale Ahead of Earnings

    August 8, 2016
    Among those rumored to be interested in acquiring Rackspace is Apollo Global Management, which reportedly could offer more ...
  84. What to Expect for SolarCity Q2 Earnings

    August 8, 2016
    The Elon Musk-backed alternative energy company has become a hot topic, buoyed by Tesla's $2.8 billion acquisition.
  85. Ackman Hops Off Canadian Pacific with $1.5B (

    August 8, 2016
    The $1.5 billion he now has might burn a hole in his investors' pockets -- many of whom have wondered when his bad luck is ...
  86. Allergan's Q2 Earnings Beat Boosted by Botox

    August 8, 2016
    With the failed Pfizer merger out of the way, Allergan appears focused and is looking once again to maximize growth in its ...
  87. (GLD, DBC)

    August 8, 2016
    The recent pullback in the commodities market has pushed the price of key ETFs toward long-term support levels.
  88. Steinhoff International to Buy Mattress Firm for $2.4 billion ...

    August 7, 2016
    Steinhoff has agreed to pay $64 per share in cash, implying a premium of 115% more than the target firm’s stock price of ...
  89. Walmart Announces $3.3 Bn Jet.com Deal (WMT, AMZN)

    August 7, 2016
    Unlike several other brick-and-mortar retailers whose businesses have been disrupted by Amazon, Walmart has the financial ...
  90. Amazon's Prime Air Cargo Jets Set to Take Off (AMZN, FDX)

    August 7, 2016
    Controlling its own logistics instead of relying on either FedEx or UPS is one way Amazon plans to achieve its delivery goals. ...
  91. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Q2 Profits Rise 25% (BRK.A, BRK.B)

    August 7, 2016
    Berkshire's growth was driven by the company's acquisitions, including battery manufacturer Duracell and airplane parts-maker ...
  92. Why Fintech Will Drive Business Models of the Future

    August 7, 2016
    The fintech revolution will be the key driver of new business models throughout the financial services industry.
  93. Delta Foregoes Refinery Profits to Gain on Fuel Cost (DAL)

    August 5, 2016
    Here’s how Delta is strategically using its high output oil refinery to incur a small loss but save big on lower jet fuel ...
  94. Stocks Reach New Highs as Payrolls Ease Concerns

    August 5, 2016
    The weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  95. GE's Boss Says New Hires Must Learn to Code (GE)

    August 5, 2016
    GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt said all new young hires must learn to code to make the company more competitive in digital world
  96. DODBX: Know Their Investment Strategy!

    August 5, 2016
    See the top holdings in the top-performing Dodge & Cox Balanced Fund. This mutual fund was launched in 1931 and has a four-star ...
  97. What Differentiates similar ETFs & Mutual Funds? 

    August 5, 2016
    Learn about how factors such as management style, sector allocation, expenses and dividend yields differentiate between similar ...
  98. Global Funds That Meet Your Portfolio Needs

    August 5, 2016
    Discover why global bond funds may be a great addition to your portfolio, and learn about three different high-yielding funds ...
  99. How Google Makes Money

    August 5, 2016
    While best known for its search engine, Google's revenue mainly comes from advertising. Here's how the firm uses its stature ...
  100. JPMorgan Strikes Deal With Virtu Financial For US Treasury Tech ...

    August 5, 2016
    JPMorgan will use Virtu’s automated high-speed trader’s technology platform for trading bonds and fixed-income instruments
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