Analysis & Opinions

  1. Deere & Co Revamps Senior Management Team (DE)

    September 13, 2016
    The team is losing some veterans, yet also gaining some experienced executives in the process.
  2. American Electric, Dominion Rebound (AED)

    September 13, 2016
    The per-share price of American Electric Power Inc (AEP), Dominion Resources Inc (D) and FirstEnergy Corp (FE) have been ...
  3. HP Enters Copier Market to Offset Printer Slowdown (HPQ)

    September 13, 2016
    A seemingly retro strategy reliant on relatively old-school technology may allow HP to harness a large portion of the $55 ...
  4. General Mills Goes Tiny to Get Bigger (GIS)

    September 13, 2016
    If Tiny Toast resonates with consumers, it could change the company's place at the breakfast table.
  5. Jack Dorsey’s Square Banks on Lending Growth (SQ)

    September 13, 2016
    Bullish investors see Square’s push to scale and lead the SMB (small and medium-sized businesses) market as an opportunity ...
  6. Southwest Gives Perks, Investigation Goes On (LUV)

    September 13, 2016
    A preliminary report is out about Southwest's August engine failure; meanwhile, its elite status passengers get a new perk.
  7. U.S. Navy Showcases General Dynamics M-AUVs (GD)

    September 13, 2016
    General Dynamics Corp last week put its Bluefin SandShark through its paces during U.S. Navy exercises.
  8. Semiconductor Stocks Solid Amid Bull Market (SOXX)

    September 13, 2016
    The PHLX Semiconductor Index has spiked more than 40% this year as bullish investors bank on heightened commodity demand ...
  9. Tyson Foods Expects Growth in 2017 (TSN)

    September 13, 2016
    Looking for a potential acquistion, Tyson Foods does not lack confidence.
  10. United Technologies Wins Xiamen ITG Contract (UTX)

    September 13, 2016
    United Technologies Corp (UTX) subsidiary Otis Elevator has secured a contract with Xiamen International Trade Group (ITG). ...
  11. Hormel Foods Focused on Growth (HRL)

    September 13, 2016
    Leveraging the brands it acquired is one of the keys to the company’s success.
  12. Delivery Companies Are Flying High (FDX)

    September 13, 2016
    Investors should be happy about the good news coming out of Fedex and UPS.
  13. Sued for Wage Theft: More Headaches for Chipotle (CMG)

    September 13, 2016
    A Connecticut politician is pushing the federal government to investigate employees' claims.
  14. Investors Shrug off RAI Downgrade (RAI)

    September 13, 2016
    Despite Goldman Sachs's move based on valuation, earnings momentum and other reasons, investors haven't budged.
  15. Analysts Raise Chesapeake Energy Price Target (CHK)

    September 13, 2016
    Chesapeake Energy's stock price continues to rise through strong technical resistance.
  16. 3M Headed for the Buy Zone (MMM)

    September 13, 2016
    Dow component 3M broke out to an all-time high in June and is now pulling back to test new support.
  17. Intelsat Launches $141.1 Million Debt Swap (I)

    September 13, 2016
    Intelsat exchanged $141.4 million of bonds as part of previously announced debt swap.
  18. eBay Wants to Buy Your iPhone (EBAY)

    September 13, 2016
    eBay has revived its program to purchase and sell used electronics using eBay Valet.
  19. Adidas Takes on Nike & Under Armour in U.S. (NKE)

    September 13, 2016
    Adidas gets loud, and it’s resonating.
  20. How “Sugar” Helps Boost Coke Sales (KO)

    September 13, 2016
    Coca-Cola's simple twist on a decade-old brand has led to strong results.
  21. Time to Take NVIDIA Profits (NVDA)

    September 13, 2016
    NVIDIA has rewarded shareholders with windfall profits but the time has come to pull up stakes and move on to another growth ...
  22. The Street is Bullish on Philip Morris (PM)

    September 13, 2016
    Next generation products may mean new growth for cigarette maker.
  23. T-Mobile: iPhone 7 Demand Far Ahead of iPhone 6 (TMUS, AAPL)

    September 13, 2016
    T-Mobile CEO John Legere says demand for the new Apple iPhone 7 is far exceeding that of the iPhone 6, released in 2014. ...
  24. Activision Blizzard's Chris Metzen Retires (ATVI)

    September 13, 2016
    Activision Blizzard is losing veteran gaming executive Chris Metzen, who is retiring at the age of 42.
  25. MGT's McAfee Challenges Intel in Cybersecurity (MGT, INTC)

    September 13, 2016
    MGT Capital CEO John McAfee says company is poised to kill it in the cybersecurity market despite an ongoing dispute with ...
  26. Verizon Buys IoT Startup Sensity Systems (VZ)

    September 13, 2016
    Verizon is furthering its push into the Internet of Things by purchasing Sensity Systems, the California IoT startup.
  27. Barrick Gold Partners with Cisco Systems (CSCO)

    September 13, 2016
    The world’s largest gold miner partners with tech giant to incorporate digital technology into all aspects of its mining ...
  28. O'Reilly Auto Parts Stock: 4 Things to Watch (ORLY)

    September 13, 2016
    Shares of O'Reilly Automotive trade near record highs in August 2016. Whether the company continues its strong performance ...
  29. Top 3 Nuclear Stocks of 2016 (EXC, CCJ)

    September 13, 2016
    Nuclear power may be seeing a resurgence in 2016 and beyond, and there are three top nuclear stocks for investors to watch ...
  30. August Saw a Shift to Equity from Safe-Haven ETFs

    September 13, 2016
    Inflows into ETFs in August shifted from conservative fixed-income funds to higher-risk equity funds.
  31. Assessing BHP Billiton's Valuation (BHP)

    September 13, 2016
    While BHP is looking to divest gas assets outside of the U.S., the strong profits are expected to boost its bottom line.
  32. Goldcorp Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (GG)

    September 13, 2016
    Goldcorp will send its dividend payment on September 23 to shareholders of record as of September 15.
  33. Vale Stock Rises on JPMorgan Upgrade (VALE)

    September 12, 2016
    On Monday shares of Rio de Janeiro-based iron ore manufacturer rose as much as 4.43% on 11% higher-than-normal trading volume.
  34. Assessing Alcoa's Stock Valuation (AA)

    September 12, 2016
    With AA stock down 1% year-to-date, compared with a 5.63% rise in the S&P 500 index, the market sees few catalysts to ...
  35. Honeywell Plans Division HQ in Atlanta (HON)

    September 12, 2016
    Engineering company announced plans to establish a new software development center.
  36. Apple Lost Market Share in Wearable Devices Last Quarter (AAPL, FIT)

    September 12, 2016
    Analysts say that the Cupertino company was the only device maker to lose market share because it did not release a new watch ...
  37. Baker Hughes Releases Latest Rig Report (BHI)

    September 12, 2016
    The Baker Hughes rig report is in, and it shows energy producers hit hard by tumbling oil prices. But the future could be ...
  38. Japan’s Renesas Electronics to Acquire Intersil for $3.2Bn (ISIL)

    September 12, 2016
    Renesas is paying $22.50 per share to acquire Intersil, implying a premium of around 14% on its closing price on Monday.
  39. Williams Posts Buy Rating on Oasis Petroleum (OAS)

    September 12, 2016
    Conservative fiscal strategies and experienced management enhance Oasis Petroleum's value.
  40. Potash, Agrium: A $36B Merger Out of Necessity (POT, AGU)

    September 12, 2016
    This is a deal that comes out of necessity. Revenue and profits have been hard to come by for both firms.
  41. NRG's Per-Share Price Plummets (NRG)

    September 12, 2016
    Much like its peers in the energy scene, NRG took a drubbing, but its management is taking numerous steps to stay out of ...
  42. 3D Systems' Growth Strategy Charges Ahead (DDD)

    September 12, 2016
    3D printing industry leaders shut down consumer operations, instead investing in 3D printing as a production technology. ...
  43. Analysts Bullish on Chip Maker Micron (MU)

    September 12, 2016
    Wells Fargo, UBS and Credit Suisse up price targets and reiterate buy positions on Micron stock as the company benefits from ...
  44. Target Hires Even More Workers (TGT)

    September 12, 2016
    Almost 80,000 new employees will be brought on board at stores for the busy holidays.
  45. VirnetX Loses to Apple in Patent Case (VHC, AAPL)

    September 12, 2016
    VirnetX stock plunges in light of a U.S. Parent and Trademark Office ruling, while the final decision remains up to a federal ...
  46. Key Takeaways from FuelCell's 3Q16 Report (FCEL)

    September 12, 2016
    Fuel cell power company saw revenue losses that may merit questions by its shareholders, CEO maintains positive future outlook. ...
  47. EU Set to Rule In Favor of Legacy Telecoms (T, VZ)

    September 12, 2016
    The European Union is proposing rules that would treat internet-based telephony apps like Skype and WhatsApp similar to the ...
  48. Southern Company to Expand Drone Use (SO)

    September 12, 2016
    Gas and electric utility company said this may help it reduce costs and improve service.
  49. Norway's Sovereign-Wealth Fund Drops Duke (DUK)

    September 12, 2016
    Concerns about the handling of ash basins by the electric power holding company led to the fund taking action.
  50. UBS Upgrades AutoZone (AZO)

    September 12, 2016
    UBS sees an attractive entry point with the auto parts retailer.
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