Tuesday morning brought a bit of a letdown for the stock market, as major indexes pulled back from their big gains from before the holiday weekend. As of 11 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) was down 32 points to 25,851. Elsewhere, the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) lost
What do Aretha Franklin, Kurt Cobain, and Prince have in common? Besides being famous and talented, they all died without a will. Pretty amazing, given they all had the money and lawyers to draft a proper estate plan, but for one reason or another they didn't draft one. While the size of your es
Shares of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) gained 11.9% over the course of January, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Why were investors piling into this top biotech stock last month?
Gilead’s shares perked up in response to the company’s rather upbeat presentation at this year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, where interim....More>>>
Shares of casino operators with ties to Macau were sent lower after news surfaced recently that hotels on the tiny Chinese island of Hainan might begin offering low-stakes baccarat.
Where blackjack and poker are the preferred card games in Western casinos, baccarat is the favorite among China’s VIP gamblers. And because Macau is the only place in China where gaming is legal, some believe....More>>>
Warren Buffett often jokes that he gets a quarter of his daily caloric intake from Coca-Cola. But an investment firm is suggesting that Kraft Heinz, which Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway owns a nearly 27 percent stake in, may want to buy Coke rival Pepsi.
Fixed income research shop CreditSights said in a report this week that Kraft Heinz (KHC) appears to still be itching to do a deal.....More>>>
With three product candidates in the pipeline, at a very early stage, Scholar Rock will need a long time to see the FDA approving them. That said, the company has many patents, a licence with Janssen Biotech, and a fantastic team of professionals. While the risk may be too high for the individua
The last three years have been a great time to be in the homebuilding business. The economy continues to grow, wage growth has started to pick up, and pent-up demand from millennials putting off their first home purchase until later than previous generations has created one of the tightest housi
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Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) was down 6% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $14.27 and last traded at $14.38. Approximately 672,285 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 12% from the average daily volume of 601,101 shares. The stock had previously closed a