Now that the future of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is increasingly dependent upon the success or failure of the iPhone, it has put itself at enormous risk if the smartphone starts to falter by failing to gain market share in new markets. In the current environment, as most know, that is China.
It is obvious that Apple has a couple of options going....More>>>
President Trump is expected to announce Wednesday that his administration plans to review new, tougher fuel-economy standards, a move likely to be cheered by U.S. automakers.
If the review eventually results in the standards being lowered, automakers potentially wouldn’t have to make as many cars with advanced carbon emission-cutting technology like hybrids, electrics and hydrogen....More>>>
For many Americans, retirement is a mixed bag. On one hand, countless seniors enjoy the flexibility and freedom retirement offers. On the other hand, finances, or a glaring lack thereof, are a major concern for older Americans, especially since so many go into retirement ill-equipped to live off a fixed income. Here’s some key data that might open your eyes to the reality of our country’s....More>>>
I’m retired and thinking of buying an annuity to add to my monthly income, but I’m not sure which type of annuity might be right for me. Any suggestions? –Elaine
Confused about annuities? You’re not alone. Lots of people like the concept of devoting a portion of their savings to an annuity in return for the financial security and peace of mind an annuity’s....More>>>
A lack of clarity about the fate of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, has also meant a lot of uncertainty about Medicaid. While a considerable level of uncertainty remains, Medicaid expansion appears to be safe for now. That means several stocks of companies specializing in Medicaid could be on track to perform better than they otherwise would have.
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) is set to post earnings results for the key holiday sales period on Thursday, Feb. 9. The stock is trouncing the market over the last five years, but investors have pushed it lower since its last quarterly check-in.
There’s a lot riding on this report, given that it includes the launch of the latest chapter in the....More>>>
Welcome to another installment of “3 Things in Biotech You Should Learn Today.” In this episode, we’re going to consider the news of a few “out there” technologies, namely CRISPR gene editing and tumor-treating fields. Then, we’ll come back to something a little closer to conventional.
In some ways, gift cards are the equivalent of looking under the Christmas tree to find that your significant other got you socks. Sure, you need socks, some of us maybe even want them, but for the majority of gift-receivers, a gift-giver taking the lazy option often makes the actual gift less special.
That’s what happens when someone decides to give a gift card. It counts as a gift,....More>>>
As we have pointed out a few times in the past, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) product tall tales, especially about Autopilot, have come back to bite the company. Readers can review the following articles for a history of Tesla’s problematic AP2 rollout:
Tesla Autopilot Unveil Portends Bad News At Tesla
California Autonomous Vehicle Data Shows Tesla Is Materially Misleading Its....More>>>
If consumer spending is two-thirds of gross domestic product (GDP), then Americans may recoil from the shock of a Trump victory by sitting on the sidelines as consumers, at least for a few weeks. But those few weeks are the heart of the holiday season. Many parts of the economy, from retail andconsumer electronics to autosand travel count on those weeks.
MannKind (MNKD) investors let out a bit of a Bronx cheer this week as Afrezza scripts surpassed the 500 mark for the first time since MannKind assumed full responsibility for marketing the inhaled insulin, and for the first time since Sanofi accomplished that script level in December of 2015. Du
Editor's Note: Identifying the catalysts that sent successful tech stocks soaring can help you spot pending rocket riders before they ignite. That's why we're revisiting Michael's case study on Tesla's meteoric ride in 2013. Here, he reveals the five specific "spa