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  1. Inovio Earnings: 3 Key Takeaways You Missed

    On Monday, May 11, Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INO) reported its first-quarter earnings results before the markets opened. ...
  2. Earnings Preview: J.C. Penney (JCP)

    Shares of J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) headed higher in recent days in anticipation of the company's first-quarter earnings release. ...
  3. Plug Power Charges Up Despite Challenging Results

    Fuel-cell specialist Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) has struggled over the past year, with investors nervous about whether the ...
  4. 5 Things Amgen's Management Wants You to Know (AMGN)

    With its share price already having tripled over the trailing four-year period, Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) delivered more solid ...
  5. Cisco Earnings Preview: Building Momentum (CSCO)

    Networking giant Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings after market close on May ...
  6. Is This Biogen's Next Billion-Dollar Blockbuster? (BIIB)

    Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) recently announced that its next-generation multiple sclerosis drug Zinbryta has been submitted for ...
  7. Realty Income Finally Reaches This Major Milestone

    Given that Realty Income (NYSE: O) has trademarked the name "The Monthly Dividend Company," it's only fitting that it was ...
  8. 5 Things Costco Wants You to Know

    A company's quarterly conference calls give investors a rare opportunity to peer into the minds of executives. By listening ...
  9. 5 Things Emerge Energy Thinks You Should Know (EMES)

    A lot of investors will point to Emerge Energy Services (NYSE: EMES) missing revenue and earnings expectations as a sign ...
  10. Better Buy: Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines? (DAL, LUV)

    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) are two titans of the airline industry and arguably the strongest ...
  11. 3 Key Numbers From Medallion Financial's Earnings (TAXI)

    Medallion Financial (NASDAQ: TAXI) reported earnings on April 29, but it waited more than a week to file its quarterly report ...
  12. 3 Important Charts From Annaly's Earnings (NLY)

    If there's any doubt about the headwinds confronting mortgage real estate investment trusts, then Annaly Capital Management's ...
  13. Galena Biopharma Earnings: NeuVax or Bust

    Predominantly clinical-stage biopharmaceutical companies often get a pass come earnings time, but when remaining cash on ...
  14. 5 Things Philip Morris Wants You to Know (PM)

    With the power of the well-known Marlboro brand behind it, Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) has become a player in ...
  15. Where Will American Airlines Find Top-Line Growth? (AAL)

    When American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) announced first-quarter 2015 earnings last month, it set perhaps an uncomfortably ...
  16. 3 Things Arena's Management Wants You to Know (ARNA, ESALY)

    The battle for market share in the highly competitive obesity market is heating up, and there's likely to be significant ...
  17. NVIDIA Earnings: 3 Things to Watch For (NVDA)

    Graphics specialist NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) will report earnings for the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year after the close ...
  18. Watch For These Chart Pattern Breakouts Right Now

    These stocks are near chart pattern breakout points, indicating potential trend reversals ahead.
  19. Gilead's Price Cuts Cause Hep C Scripts to Soar (GILD)

    Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) didn't make many friends last year when it priced its next-generation hepatitis C drugs, ...
  20. Are Annaly's Best Days Behind It? (NLY)

    While shares of Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) are trading at a 52-week low of nearly $10 a share, this shouldn't ...
  21. What Windstream's Done Deal Means for Investors (CSAL, WIN)

    For years, rural telecom company Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ: WIN) provided healthy and reliable dividend payments to shareholders, ...
  22. Why Do Hedge Funds Love Cheniere Energy? (LNG)

    On the surface, Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT: LNG) looks like the prototype for an overvalued stock. It doesn't generate any ...
  23. Costco Just Extended Its Advantage Even Further (AXP, COST)

    If you thought Costco (NASDAQ: COST) couldn't become any more dominant than it already is, then think again. Over the past ...
  24. How Close Is J.C. Penney to Bankruptcy? (JCP, KSS)

    Struggling retailer J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) has reported a net loss in each of the past four years. The company's balance ...
  25. Is Qualcomm the Biggest Bargain in Tech? (QCOM, INTC)

    Shares of Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), the leading provider of mobile processors and the owner of much of the technology behind ...
  26. Why Celgene Is Betting on This Tiny Biotech

    Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) is handing over $100 million in cash and has agreed to pay up to an additional $385 million in milestone ...
  27. Hottest Tech Trends You Should Be Investing In

    Technology is on the rise and rapidly evolving. Prospective tech investors need to pay attention to trends and which sectors ...
  28. Beyond Apple: Investing In Wearable Technology

    Wearable technology is rapidly on the rise, and so are investments in such projects, which include apps for Apple's new watch ...
  29. Watch These Stocks for a Breakout (OPK, SYK)

    These stocks are are tight and will eventually breakout out. Here ways to trade them.
  30. 1 MLP Looking Better Than Energy Transfer Partners (ETP, WPZ)

    Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP) is a behemoth among natural gas pipeline MLPs. The partnership is currently the second-largest ...
  31. Sirius XM and Pandora Can Both Still Win

    Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Pandora (NYSE: P) are the leaders in their radio niches, but it seems as if everybody ...
  32. Delta's Boeing 747s Are Flying Off Into the Sunset (BA, DAL)

    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is one of only two U.S. airlines -- along with United Continental (NYSE: UAL) -- still flying ...
  33. Invest in Japan with this ETF (DXJ, TM)

    The Japanese stock market has been front and center in the minds of many international traders over the past few weeks — ...
  34. Emerge Energy Services Loses Its Independence (EMES, CRR)

    The slowdown in drilling activity due to weak oil and gas prices is having a growing impact on the industry's suppliers. ...
  35. Bullish Traders Are Turning To Rare Earth Metals (MCP, AVL)

    Companies that explore and or process rare metals are of specific interest to traders because of strong moves in a couple ...
  36. 1 Natural Gas Company Gaining on Chesapeake Energy (CHK, SWN)

    For years, Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) has been America's second largest natural gas producer. It only trails big oil ...
  37. Ignore These Risks to Gilead at Your Peril (GILD)

    Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) has enjoyed remarkable success in the past year thanks to the launch of two instant billion-dollar ...
  38. Why Alcatel-Lucent Investors Hate the Nokia Deal (ALU, NOK)

    For years, telecom equipment manufacturer Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) has struggled in a fiercely competitive industry, and ...
  39. How Caterpillar Hopes to Profit From Big Data

    When most investors think of Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), they immediately picture the manufacturer's trademark-yellow heavy ...
  40. Where Will GoPro Find New Revenue Growth? (GPRO, GRMN)

    Investors love to hear a good story, but as a whole they can be a shrewd and skeptical audience; after all, they've heard ...
  41. CoStar: A Better Real Estate Data Buy Than Zillow? (CSGP, TRLA)

    Some seven months ago, the stock charts of two Internet real estate data providers happened to intersect briefly. For a ...
  42. Southwest Airlines Is Becoming Disruptive Again (LUV, AAL)

    For much of its 40-plus-year history, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has been a disruptive force in the airline industry. ...
  43. Intel's Investing Heavily in the Internet of Things (INTC)

    Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) recently started breaking out revenue and operating profit for its Internet of Things group. This business ...
  44. Watch for Bullish MACD Crossovers in These Stocks (EBAY, AGU)

    These stocks are trending higher but recently experienced a pullback. Watch for a bullish MACD crossover to indicate upward ...
  45. Amgen Earnings Preview: 5 Questions to Ask (AMGN)

    In the biotechnology sector, few companies are more synonymous with innovation than Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN). Throughout the ...
  46. 2 Big Threats to Intel's Most Profitable Business (ARMH, IBM)

    Chip giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) generates most of its revenue and profit from selling the processors that power PCs, and ...
  47. 3 Ways Under Armour Won Big With Jordan Spieth (UA, CBS)

    When 21-year-old golfer Jordan Spieth won his first Masters on Sunday, Under Armour (NYSE: UA) CEO Kevin Plank called it ...
  48. Buying Opportunities on Upside Wedge Breakouts (YY, TSLA)

    Find buying opportunities in these stocks, which have seen their prices break out of long-term declining wedge patterns.
  49. Will J.C. Penney Ever Make Money Again? (JCP, M)

    The recovery in the U.S. economy has helped hundreds of companies come back from the hits they took during the recession ...
  50. How Gilead Plans to Keep Competitors in Check (GILD, ABBV)

    Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) has plenty of experience in outmaneuvering competitors. After all, despite competitors' launching ...
Stock Analysis
  1. What is the Exponential Moving Average (EMA) formula and how is the EMA calculated?

    Learn the formula for calculating both simple moving averages and exponential moving averages, indicators that are frequently ...
  2. I placed a limit order to buy a stock after the market closed, but the stock's price gapped above the entry price and my order never got filled. How can I prevent this from happening?

    You can minimize the chances of this situation happening if you understand two types of orders: the buy-stop order and the ...
  3. China vs Hong Kong stock: Is H-shares and A-shares the same?

    Learn what the difference between A-shares and H-shares of publicly listed companies in China and Hong Kong stock exchange. ...
  4. Why does time value of money (TVM) assume that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow?

    Learn about time value of money, or TVM, and how a present value calculator is used to determine the value of money received ...
  5. Is a private company required to show financial information?

    Understand whether a private company is required to disclose financial information to the public. Learn what is required ...
  6. Is savings and loan company different from commercial banks?

    Find out how a savings and loan (S&L) company, sometimes also known as a thrift or savings institution, focuses on different ...
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