Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
Qualcomm has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) in a deal that values the chip maker at $110 a share, or $47B, including debt, as it seeks to expand the reach of its chips from phones to cars. “The combined company is expected to have annual revenues of more than $30B, serviceable addressable markets of $138B in 2020 and leadership positions across mobile, automotive, IoT, security,....More>>>
Many people use secured credit cards to build credit when they have a “thin” credit history file, or when they’re rebuilding their credit scores after a bankruptcy. But how effective are secured credit cards at building credit, and how much can your score increase when managing credit well?
Motley Fool analysts Michael Douglass and Nathan Hamilton answer a user-submitted....More>>>
After a slight pullback in April following a series of all-time highs, TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTD)’s monthly summary of its Investor Movement Index showed its customers regained much of their former bullishness in May.
Roswell, GA, based Investment company Vident Investment Advisory, LLC buys SPDR S&P 500, Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Income , Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund, Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund, Liberty All-Star Equity Fund, Cohen & Steers Quality Income Realty Fund Inc, BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust, John Hancock Tax Advantaged Dividend Income....More>>>
If one is to truly allege that the digital asset is little more than a massive ploy to defraud unwitting investors of their money, la Bernie Madoff, then one must admit that the entire stock market itself is one giant hustle, too.
Last week, Skechers (SKX) presented at UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference, giving interesting updates on the status of their business and their expectations for the future. I think its worth refreshing our view of the stock and its attractiveness.
In the last few weeks, we have seen two high profile unicorns file for initial public offerings. The first out of the gate was Dropbox (Pending:DBX), a storage solution for a world where gigabyte files are the rule rather than the exception, with a filing on February 23. Following close after,
U.S. stock futures moved sharply higher on Monday, indicating Wall Street may extend gains seen late last week after data showed a strong increase in jobs created, but weaker-than-forecast wages. Dow futures