Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
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As business environments change and data center technologies advance, IT costs....More>>>
Low food prices and razor-sharp competition are creating bargains for shoppers — but killing profits for grocery chains.
“Its created a price war among everybody. This is great news for consumers, but bad news for businesses who sell food,” said Phil Lempert, a supermarket analyst who is the founder of supermarketguru.com, a Web sitetracking industry news and trends.
When Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliot and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys take the field Thursday night, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will likely be thanking his lucky stars. Because in a season of consistently disappointing ratings for the league, including its marquee games, the Cowboys have been the one real bright spot.
Dallas has been in four of the top five most-watched NFL games this....More>>>
Theauto industry has definitely come under the spotlight now that Donald Trump has become the president-elect of United States. Trump has been very vocal about the future of the auto industry under his watch where his main goal will be to bring jobs back to the US. On the surface, this should be good for Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA)as the company does the lion’s share of its manufacturing and assembly....More>>>
Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig blamed the confidence-sapping U.S. election and the plunge in the value of the British pound for the companys disappointing third quarter earnings, and predicted that the appliance-makers woes would be short-lived.
Whirlpool shares fell as much as 13% on Tuesday after the company posted earnings per share of $3.66, versus expectations for....More>>>
The breakthrough therapy designation is generally bestowed upon some of the most innovative and potentially groundbreaking drugs in the pharmaceutical space. Trevena (NASDAQ:TRVN) is not much different with a potentially differentiated Phase III candidate called Oliceridine, which could be a wonderful therapy for the treatment of acute pain. Although the treatment is scientifically compelling, I....More>>>
Strategas Research Partners’ Jason DeSena Trennert and Ryan Grabinski wonder what impact Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s (VRX) current woes will have on other so-called platform companies,Endo International (ENDP), Allergan (AGN), and Danaher (DHR) among them:
Valeant’s recent difficulties might warrant a second look at platform companies…We dont mean to pile....More>>>
Today, most of us walk around with little computers in our pockets. The newest smartphones do everything that our desktop computers did just a few years ago… plus a lot more. From playing video games with your friends to finding a way around traffic on the highway, you can do it all instantly in the palm of your hand. That added power doesn't come cheap, though… And....More>>>
Yesterday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested large cap restaurant stock Yum! Brands, Inc NYSE: YUM) as a short tradefor our short-term portfolio:
Don’t get me wrong, on an extremely long-term basis we like YUM. However, based on where the stock is trading, and more importantly what appears to be surfacing technically, I think there’s downside ahead for the stock before....More>>>
So much for the 70 million iPhones analysts think Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will buy between now and year end. At least that is the conclusion which can be drawn from a recent tweet from Survey Monkey:
How likely are consumers to buy #iPhone7? Only 5% say they’re extremely likely #mondaymotivation #mobilemonday #tech http://svy.mk/2cL40Cr
After stumbling badly on negative publicity about foodborne illness at some of its restaurants, the fast casual dining industry’s once unstoppable frontrunner finally caught a break: On February 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) free of the nasty E. coli bug responsible for the illness outbreak.
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some po