December 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday but were unable to hold onto early gains, probably due to some selling as traders get their ducks in a row for the new year. Equities have bounced around the break-even line most of the day. Utilities is the best performing sector while financials is the worst. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.77 a barrel, down about 0.5% on the....More>>>
Can Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) surprise investors with its Q1 earnings numbers? San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)is scheduled to report its quarterly results for Q1 2017 on Wednesday, 26th April, before markets open. Twitter is expected to come out with its latest set of earnings numbers at 7 A.M. Eastern Time, or 4 A.M. Pacific Time. While expectations from the micro-blogging....More>>>
Few things get investors’ attention quicker than a good, old-fashioned financial mania.
Whether it’s Dutch tulip bulbs in century or Internet stocks in 1999, a chart like the one for lithium below gets speculators’ hearts pumping.
After spending years in the dumps, the price of lithium began to skyrocket over the past year or so. In China, lithium carbonate spot....More>>>
It was not a good week to be invested in shipping company DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS). The week got off to a terrible start after the firm struck another deal to sell over $226 million worth of shares to Kalani, its largest equity sale in the past few months. With investors about to be diluted by another 100% or potentially more, I warned it was only a matter of time before a reverse split came. On Thursday....More>>>
WILMINGTON, Del. DuPont will nolonger contribute to active employees’ pension plans, a move that will affect the retirement of 13,000 workers, including 2,800in Delaware.
The Wilmington-area company announced Thursday that workers will stop accruing benefits sometime in November 2018 or the creation date of the first independent company spawned through theproposed $130 billion mergerwith....More>>>