Starbucks Corp (SBUX) is a coffeehouse chain and is categorized in the restaurant industry. They provide their customers with selected sorts of coffee from all over the world, as well as tea, cold beverages, patisserie, hot and cold food offers. Their competitors consist of local coffee shops as
For most of her career, Dorothy Keenan worked with older adults, eventually becoming the supervisor of senior services in Fairfax County, Va. But three years ago, as a retiree, she decided to focus on the younger generation, volunteering at elementary schools that primarily serve lower-income children.
As top Republicans see it, a medical malpractice crisis is threatening U.S. health care: Frivolous lawsuits are driving up malpractice insurance premiums and forcing physicians out of business. Doctors and hospitals live in fear of litigation, ordering excessive tests and treatments that make health care unaffordable for Americans.
That’s why Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and....More>>>
The prescription-based market for treating constipation and irritable bowel syndrome in the last few years has become a near duopoly for two well-known industry names, Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRX) and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IRWD). The former with its lead GI drug Xifaxan, treating OIC and IBS-D, while the latter with its star product Linzess, treating CIC and IBS-C.
Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) is well positioned both geographically and in product terms to reap the benefits of its position, as we go into 2017. CEO Sergio Marchionne has astutely managed the strategic and brand issues involved. The company is better placed than its traditional rivals Ford (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) and the stock market has undervalued its strong position. Recent announcements....More>>>
General Electric (NYSE:GE) has been a solid stock to own, up and to the right. Pushing through to new highs. But at a $280 billion market cap, has it become too big to grow? Certainly, activist investor Nelson Peltz and his Trian Partners don’t think so. Peltz’s presentation put General Electric’s share value at $40-$45 a share, suggesting another 25%-40% of upside.
Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway stock could provide similar diversification as S&P 500 ETF with even better results.
Many investors prefer a diversified low-risk portfolio over theriskier strategy of stock-picking. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEMKT:SPY) is very popular for this purpose since it follows the S&P 500 index of 500 large cap companies listed on the NYSE....More>>>
Scott Tucker has been charged in an alleged payday loan scam. The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker.
Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions. He was arrested on Wednesday, accused of running an illegal $2 billion payday lending enterprise....More>>>
Recent economic data for the US suggests that the stock market’s hissy fit this year has been a false signal for anticipating a new recession. That’s not surprisingthe short-term noise in equity prices is a constant challenge for business-cycle analysis and so it’s not uncommon that market volatility will lead us astray at times. That’s always been the case and nothing’s....More>>>
The global chemical industry has gotten off to a positive start in the fourth quarter with October seeing a rise in chemical production on the back of a recovery of the U.S. chemical industry from the effects of hurricanes and an upswing in the world economy, per the monthly report from the Amer
MannKind (MNKD) investors have seen scripts rising modestly over the course of Q4. Modest sales growth has been a common theme with Afrezza that everyone is pretty much used to at this point. Perhaps more interesting is the trajectory of retail sales revenue we are seeing.