Headlines about MeiraGTx (NASDAQ:MGTX) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative
&l;!–donotpaginate–&g;&l;p&g;Between the corporate tax cut and the tight labor market, more companies are moving to increase pay and benefits, including their contributions to retirement plans.&a;nbsp; In a January survey, one out of four employers told Willis Towers Watson that they have increased their 401(k) match this year or plan to do so next year.
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Investors across the country are variously cheering and mourning the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. In some cases, they’re pressing their financial planners into double duty as therapists. Or grief counselors.
Stocks have inched positive after the minutes from July’s FOMC meeting showed the Fed in no apparent rush to hike interest rates.
The S&P 500 has ticked up 0.1% to 2,179.41 at 2:20 p.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 8.87 points, or 0.1%, to 18,560.89. The Nasdaq Composite has declined 0.1% to 5,224.62.
Warren Buffett famously made billions of dollars investing in Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) because he recognized the intangible value of its brand. Coke’s brand not only drew customers and enticed them to pay premium prices over generic brands for what is mostly flavored sugar-water but the brand also acts as a “moat” around the company, as it would be extremely difficult for a new entrant....More>>>
NewmontMining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings after markets closed Tuesday. For the quarter, the gold miner posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.25 on revenues of $1.79 billion. In the same period a year ago, the company reported a loss per share of $0.03 on revenues of $1.82 billion. Fourth-quarter results compare to the Thomson Reuters consensus....More>>>
Genworth (NYSE:GNW) has agreed to be acquired by China Oceanwide and partners for $5.43 per share. Genworth trades at a huge discount to the announced merger price because of doubt that the deal will succeed. If the merger is successful, it offers 65% upside from the current price, or approximately 130% annualized.
Genworth is currently an orphan equity with no clear shareholder base. The....More>>>
More than two years after a government crackdown on corruption sent Macau gaming stocks tumbling, The Chinese government has unveiled yet another new regulation on the Macau gaming industry that has hit gaming stocks hard. The latest new law cut the daily ATM withdrawal limit in Macau from 10,000 patacas to 5,000 patacas, or roughly $626.
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Markets rose slightly on Wednesday, taking the Dow and S&P 500 very close to all-time highs. The banking and energy segments were the most benefited from the recuperating oil prices, which rose more than 3.15 percent today.
The S&P 500 Index closed up 0.08 percent, with Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), up 8.14 percent on its earnings, and Chesapeake Energy Corporation....More>>>
Despite a growing economy and the lowest U.S. unemployment rate in 16 years, things arent looking up for many Americans financial fragility is especially an issue for people with low incomes and for minorities, according to the new 2017 Prosperity Now Scorecard.
Shares of Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) were down 2.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.41 and last traded at $0.42. Approximately 26,000 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 2,172,783 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.43.
Not so long ago, solar energy was more promise than reality. Solar panels were expensive, and the savings over existing fuels did not create much of a compelling case. It took years to recoup the startup costs, and sometimes the benefit never even materialized.
Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The textile maker reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by ($0.12), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $1.13 billion during the quarter, compared to th