In a move that allows it to deliver prescriptions to customer homes nationwide, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is acquiring PillPack for an undisclosed sum that TechCrunch reports approached $1 billion. The acquisition comes years after Amazon sold off its interest in drugstore.com, a now-shuttered online pharmacy that emerged during the dot-com era, and about one year after rumors emerged that it was considering....More>>>
China’s Ant Financial, the payments giant controlled by Jack Ma, raised about $14 billion in its latest funding round as it accelerates the expansion of Alipay globally and develops new technology.
The financing included a U.S. dollar tranche backed by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte. as well as Warburg Pincus, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Silver Lake and....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap restaurant stock Noodles & Co (NASDAQ: NDLS) is scheduled for after the market closes onThursday (March 2nd). A couple of weeks ago, Noodles & Co announcedthat it completed an $18.5 million private placement sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and warrants to purchase shares of the Company’s Class A Common Stock to an existing shareholder....More>>>
Every night in 1995, I would deposit money overnight in a different currency… Sounds strange, I realize. But back then, as the vice president of a global mutual fund, one of my jobs was to execute our fund's trades. Once our U.S. trading day was done, we wanted our money to work for us overnight as well. We might put our money into French francs, German marks, or somewhere....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockFebruary 14, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 1.4% at 2,698.88. The DJIA closed up 1.0% at 24,897.34. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.9% at 7,143.62.
Wednesday was a fourth consecutive positive day for the U.S. markets, again with a rocky start just like Tuesday. All three major exchanges showed some love on Valentines Day, each returning over 1%. Crude oil was feeling the....More>>>
This stock’s low price isn’t going to last forever — it’s time to get in while the getting’s good.
One of the main goals of my premium newsletter High-Yield Investing is stability. I like industries that don’t go through unpredictable hot and cold cycles. Student Transportation (NYSE: STB) is a textbook example.
Millions of kids must travel to and....More>>>
Tableau Software Inc. (DATA ) just released its latest quarterly financial results, posting earnings of a loss of 19 cents per share and revenues of $224 million.
Currently, DATA is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), but that could change based on today’s results. Shares of the company have gained about 5.5% over the past month, including a 0.55% gain during regular trading hours today.
BidaskClub upgraded shares of CNB Financial (NASDAQ:CCNE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning.
Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on CCNE. Boenning Scattergood reissued a buy rating and set a $29.50 price target on shares of CNB Financial in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research....More>>>
Elon Musk’s Twitter (TWTR) feed is getting attention this morning, after Tesla Inc.’s (TSLA) CEO jabbed at The Economist and dumped a financial guidance bomb on bears – all at 1:11 a.m. ET.
Here’s the tweet in question:
The Economist used to be boring, but smart with a wicked dry wit. Now it’s just boring (sigh). Tesla will be profitable & cash flow+....More>>>
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If you are having money problems, its quite possible they are causing you physical pain. According to research studies, people who feel their financial outlook is shaky may actually experience more physical pain than those who are financially secure.
Research in the journalPsychological Sciencefound the link between physical....More>>>