Wall Street on Monday didn’t just cash in on one winner, or a daily double, or even a trifecta. It notched astock market-style superfecta, with all four major U.S. stock indexes — representing blue chip names, technology stocks, small caps and large-company stocks — all closing at record highs on the same day for the first time in 17years.
Top executives at United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) took home outrageously high compensation last year, even though the parcel carrier missed many of its performance targets, like revenue growth and total shareholder returns.
In fact, UPS said in its March filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its three-year performance missed targets for revenue growth,....More>>>
Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a benefits management company that boasts, “A powerful data-driven platform to shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits all in one place”. The South Carolina firm separates its solutions into those aimed at employers and those aimed at insurance companies. The stock price has fallen from a peak of $74/share in....More>>>
For some investors, they’ve created small fortunes. For others, they’ve brought nothing but misery. For all investors, though, there’s no denying the fact that biotech stocks have kept things interesting if only because they can always supply a binary even traders can treat like a coin toss. The third quarter of 2017 isn’t going to be any different.
Although several obesity drugs are now on the market, they haven’t caught on nearly as much as biopharmaceutical companies had hoped they would. Investors looking to buy obesity-drug stocks are better off finding companies that also have other products either on the market or in development.
Eisai (NASDAQOTH:ESALY), Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO), and Roche Holding Ltd. (NASDAQOTH:RHHBY)....More>>>
Data show that Silicon Valley darlings once again captured the interest of stock fund managers looking to cash in on the sector’s growth and dreams in the fourth quarter of 2016.
In a ranking of the 20 S&P 500 stocks that U.S. funds managing more than $1 million bought the most, tech companies took eight spots: Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL),....More>>>
WiLAN (NASDAQ:WILN) manages the intellectual property of third party inventors to ensure they receive fair compensation for their investment in research and development. By enabling patent owners to sell or license patented intellectual property, WiLAN helps provide a financial incentive for inventors to invest in the development of new technologies.
WiLAN has gone through several difficult....More>>>
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.