Watching the fireworks yesterday, a houseguest commented on why the techno display is bad for the environment (there’s always one in every crowd, isn’t there…!) It’s hard to ignore the majesty of a well produced fireworks display, and I don’t really see too many people hopping on the “let’s clean up the environment by eliminating standard 4th....More>>>
Huge share-price declines at the likes of Macy’s (NYSE:M) and J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) indicate that investors are losing hope that these companies can meet their financial goals. Indeed, there wasn’t much to like in their first-quarter results.
In this segment ofIndustry Focus: Consumer Goods, analyst Vincent Shen and contributor Adam Levine-Weinberg turn their attention to several....More>>>
U.S. stock futures on Monday pointed to a rise at the open, putting the S&P 500 on track to rise on the third quarters first trading day after the benchmark notched is seventh straight quarterly win.
Traders are facing a shortened session ahead of Independence Day on Tuesday, but they still will get fresh reports on manufacturing, construction spending and car sales.
Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CORT) is my favorite type of biotech company. It has an approved, marketed product with ramping sales, promising pipeline candidates, and is beginning to turn a profit. Both guidance by the company and analyst coverage suggest substantial growth in earnings and revenue. While not without the inherent risks of investing in a small/mid-cap biotech companies,....More>>>
U.S. stocks are only a few points away from new all-time highs… But not every part of the U.S. market has been thriving. Health care stocks recently fell 12% from their August highs to their pre-election lows… hitting an eight-month low in the process. Have they bottomed? Is it time to buy? Or is this the beginning of a major downtrend? Let's take a closer look....More>>>
Toward the end of trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.74 percent to 20,842.08 while the NASDAQ rose 0.56 percent to 5,931.37. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.66 percent to 2,375.73.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
Wednesday afternoon, the industrial sector proved to be a source of strength for the market. Leading the sector was strength from Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) and Envirostar....More>>>
The Dow Jones Industrial Average came close to hitting 20,000, but fell short again…nearly four weeks after Barron’s wrote about the possibility in a cover story on Dec. 10.
The S&P 500 rose 0.4% to 2,276.98 today, a record high. The Nasdaq Composite, meanwhile, gained 0.6% to 5,521.06, also a record. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 64.51....More>>>
As January and the new year settle in, many of us are wondering what 2017 will have in store. Even more interested are investors in Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), who are eager to see how the company performs after having completed its separation fromAdient and merger with Tyco. Fortunately, investors have the opportunity to gain some insight, as the company recently held its annual Analyst Day. Let’s....More>>>
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An upbeat reading on U.S. retail sales isnt enough to keep U.S. stock indices from tanking today. The Dow dropped more than 200points in late afternoon market action.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.19% and the S&P 500 fell 1% while the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.6%.
Energy and financial shares in the S&P 500 led the declines with....More>>>
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