The market was quick to bring out the knives after Applied Materials(NASDAQ:AMAT)released mixed-bag fiscal second-quarter results in mid-May. Investors apparently ignored the company's terrific top- and bottom-line growth, while letting concerns about slowing smartphone sales and the company's te
Given the important role Social Security will eventually play in so many future retirees' lives, you'd think more people would have a basic knowledge of how the program works. But recently, as many as 72% of Americans could not pass a basic quiz on Social Security. That lack of knowledge, however
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BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) by 2.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,303,084 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 93,264 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned 7.21% of Crane worth $399,069,000 at the end of the....More>>>
Investment company Exane Asset Management buys DowDuPont Inc, T-Mobile US Inc, Catalent Inc, Braskem SA, TechnipFMC PLC, Philip Morris International Inc, UBS Group AG, Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc, NXP Semiconductors NV, NxStage Medical Inc, sells AT&T Inc, PQ Group Holdings Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Liberty Global PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-12-31, according....More>>>
Regardless of how you feel about the current political climate in the United States, one thing seems very clear: business optimism is as high as it has been in years. And with a very surprising third-quarter gross domestic product reading of 3%, despite some of the worst storms in a generation, the trend seems to be going higher. One of the positives from optimism in the corporate world is renewed....More>>>
After a solid 2nd quarter, where it doubled year-over-year earnings from $1.7 billion to $3.4 billion, Exxon Mobil (XOM) will struggle to approach those results in the current quarter because of falling oil prices.
The good news for Exxon is its refining unit led earnings growth for the 2nd quarter, generating $1.4 billion in earnings, followed by its upstream....More>>>
Stocks finished the week lower as oil prices fell and the Federal Reserve looks set to raise interest rates next week.
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The S&P 500 fell 0.4% this week after rising 0.3% to2,372.60 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.5% this week after advancing44.79 points, or 0.2%, to20,902.98 today. The Nasdaq Composite dipped 0.2% this week....More>>>
Market conditions continue with extreme volatility. Readers are cautioned that negative conditions are still strong and my momentum gauge remains the same as the prior week 9 at a value of 35. Volatility in the market is at all time highs with this past week having 4 out of 5 days with greater than 1% moves in the S&P 500. In contrast to this....More>>>
In the last few years, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) has been focusing on the esports market as a way to reduce its dependency on game sales by building a sizable revenue stream from advertising, ticket sales, merchandise, and sponsorships. Overwatch League (which launched in January of this year) is the most promising of its esports ventures to date, with management making the bet that it will....More>>>
March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector traded high late in the afternoon while energy and utilities were the laggards. The blue chips were performing best. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.22 a barrel, down 1.2% on the day. April....More>>>
Despite pulling back a bit in the past week, the U.S. broad markets still are up 3% or so in the past month. Not to say that this has been entirely the result of earnings, but its been a big help, along with a strong push in crude oil as well. If we continue to see solid fundamentals from company earnings, markets should continue to rise.
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Bowing to pressure from the European Central Bank and the European Union, Bulgaria will seek to join the bloc’s banking union and the precursor for euro-area membership simultaneously within the next year, its finance minister said.
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)announced partnerships last month with leading toy makers Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) and LEGO Group to make Overwatch-branded Nerf Rival blasters and LEGO building sets based on the game's diverse cast of colorful characters.
Even after some bouts of turbulence this year, the stock market sits near record highs and is moving toward what would be a 10-year bull run. Those conditions suggest that now might be adifficult time to find growth stocks valued at levels that leave room for huge upside, but there are still unde