Mattel Inc. sank the most in six weeks after another shake-up at the top of the toymaker, with Executive Chairman Ynon Kreiz replacing Chief Executive Officer Margo Georgiadis, who stepped into the role just 14 months ago.
Georgiadis is leaving to become CEO of genealogy-research company A
U.S. small-caps have rebounded nicely off their February lows, but the benchmark Russell 2000 Index is still saddled with a modest year-to-date loss. Exchange-traded funds investors have the benefit of choosing from myriad small-cap funds, some of which have been solid performers this year.
One of the residents of the solid small-cap ETF group is the unheralded WisdomTree Global SmallCap....More>>>
Memorial Day is the traditional start to summer, but the Fourth of July is when the season kicks into high gear. You dont have to go broke to enjoy the beach or backyard barbeques. In fact, you should be able to pick up many of the items you need on the cheap at dollar stores.
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Last week, I examined mid-cap stocks and talked about why they’re a happy hunting ground for investors today. To summarize, investors have poured money back into U.S. stocks after the January swoon, as economic indicators are confirming that the U.S. economy remains on a growth path, with positive trends for employment and consumer spending, with low inflation and interest rates.
During his lifetime, Prince amassed a fortune worth over $300 million. His death might prove to be even more of a windfall.
According to reports, the mysterious singer left behind a trove of unreleased songs in his vault.The release of these songs could translate into substantial sales and revenue for his estate in the future.
The presence of a vault of unreleased Prince songs has....More>>>
BMO Capital Markets analyst M. IanSomaiya and team take a look at the “clinical readouts through the end of 2016″ and find upside catalysts for Celgene (CELG), Amgen (AMGN), Biogen (BIIB), and Gilead Sciences (GILD) They explain:
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This week, Delta Air Lines (DAL) announced plans to expand in Boston, perhaps doing to JetBlue Airways (JBLU) what it did to Alaska Air (ALK) in Seattle. Wolfe Research’s Hunter Keay and Matt Morris consider the implications:
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On Monday,Delta issued a lengthy press release detailing its desire to grow in Boston. The release didnt emphasize the growth....More>>>
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A credit default swap is a particular type of swap designed to transfer the credit exposure of fixed income products between two or more parties. In a credit default swap, the buyer of the swap makes payments to the swaps seller up until the maturity date....More>>>
Tax audits are in the news more than usual this year, since Donald Trump says the fact that hes being audited by the IRS prevents him from releasing his returns as part of his quest for the presidency.
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But if being audited blocked the release of a tax return, we never would have seen Barack Obamas or George W. Bushs or Bill Clintons or any other recent....More>>>
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Deutsche Bank’s John Inch and Karen Lau argue that Honeywell International (HON) is “achieving Asian critical mass.” They explain:
After over a decade of aggressive and earnest Asian investment including seed planting and cultivation of local Asian talent, we believe Honeywell has emerged from behind other western countries in China and the rest of Asia to leading position....More>>>
KR Choksey has come out with its fourth quarter (Jan-March 18) earnings estimates for the Oil & Gas sector. The brokerage house expects HPCL to report net profit at Rs. 2,426.3 crore up 33.4% year-on-year (up 24.4% quarter-on-quarter).
Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Monday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates calling for $9.35 in earnings per share (EPS) on $30.36 billion in revenue. The same period of last year reportedly had $7.73 in EPS
Although markets were somewhat shaky for the first big week of the new earnings reporting season, they ultimately closed up for the second week in a row. This is only a small step, but it has proven that solid fundamentals can stabilize this market.