Media stories about Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative o
John Cryan didn’t have much in the way of good news today as Deutsche Bank AG reported a fall in revenue and an increase in expenses in the fourth quarter. But the Frankfurt-based lender’s chief executive officer did say one key piece of his restructuring project is hitting some milestones: the unprecedented overhaul of its information technology systems.
Steve Wynn agreed to give up control over his ex-wife’s shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd., potentially ending their six-year legal battle days after he resigned from the casino company following accusations of sexual harassment.
If a judge approves, Steve Wynn’s voting power will shrink to 11.8 percent of the shares, with Elaine Wynn able to determine what to do with her 9.4 percent....More>>>
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) is a company I have had my eye on for quite some time.
I have already elaborated on the mistake I made as a naive young investor, having panicked and sold my shares in Chevron at a price of $70, having been overly convinced by the media doom sayers that the oil industry will never be the same again.
However, from a long-term financial standpoint, Chevron still remains....More>>>
Remember how the Italian banking crisis threatened to bring down the eurozone financial system over the summer?
Fast forward four months and were at it again. This time its not the Italian lenders that are the main concern, but rather how they and the wider European political system will be impacted if Italians vote no in Sunday’s referendum.
When the U.S. dollar is going down, the price of gold goes up. The reason is simple… It's basic math. Gold is priced in U.S. dollars… so if the U.S. dollar is weakening, it takes more dollars to buy the same ounce of gold. That's the logic, anyway. But does the logic actually work in the financial markets? Sometimes it doesn't… As the economist....More>>>
Residents of the Colonies considered themselves as English . . . who happened to live in (what is now called) a British Overseas Territory. In fact, it was not until the Nationality Act in the mid-1900s that residents of these BOTs were deemed citizens of those territories as opposed to Britain. My wife’s parents were born and lived their early lives in Canada. They both....More>>>
The railroad business has been tough lately, and companies like CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) have had to deal with the ups and downs of the industrial economy and its impact on shipping volume. Coming into Wednesday’s first-quarter financial report, however, CSX investors were excited about the prospects for a resurgence in the railroad’s growth prospects.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) remains one of my favorite stocks to cover and while I continue to question whether Apple can successfully transition away from the smartphone business (when it must eventually come to that bridge), I believe core business fundamentals are supportive of sustained revenue growth from Q1’17 to Q4’18. The iPhone 8 cycle while the most innovative also will become the....More>>>
&l;span&g;As more and more Americans are looking ahead to retirement, for some, the reality of not having enough income to pay the bills may be setting in. Even with income benefits from Social Security, many retirees are finding that it is necessary to return to a job or cut back on their living expenses. But, this may not be the way you want to live in your golden years.&l;/span&g;
Fintech is now thought of by many as an industry in itself, comprised of companies offering disruptive alternatives for the delivery of financial services. Over the past 10 years, fintech has been a magnet for investment (over $20 billion in 2015), and it has changed the way that people and institutions transact and interact.
The first wave of fintech was primarily about providing new ways....More>>>
DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Corporate insiders sell their own companies’ stock for a number of reasons.
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They might need the cash for a big personal purchase such as a new house or yacht, or they might need the cash to fund a charity. Sometimes they sell as part of a planned selling program that they have put....More>>>
Headlines about Agrium (NYSE:AGU) (TSE:AGU) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale o
Swiss National Bank cut its stake in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) by 13.2% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,066,065 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 162,000 shares during the period. Swiss Natio
Media coverage about POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of n
Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in American Vanguard Co. (NYSE:AVD) during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm purchased 26,572 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $537,000.