Shoppers view merchandise being sold at discount prices at the JCPenney at the Columbia Mall on July 24, 2017 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The JCPenney is having a store liquidation sale and plans to close July 31, 2017. Abandoned by the big brands, deserted by the young, the American mall, once temples of the shopping, have become ghost towns, victims of the explosion of online shopping. / AFP....More>>>
All main U.S. stock indexes closed higher on Tuesday, with the Dow finishing at its 47th record for 2017, as optimism appeared to grow ahead of the start of the earnings season, which will provide concrete insight into the state of U.S. corporations.
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American Express (NYSE:AXP) helped pioneer the charge card industry, and even now, the company’s brand carries an aura of affluence that rivals have struggled hard to try to duplicate. Yet American Express has fallen back from all-time highs over the past couple of years, and the loss of its branded-card partnership with retail giant Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) was a high-profile setback....More>>>
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China Yuchai International (NYSE:CYD) is a Bermuda-based holding company, operating as a subsidiary of Singapore-based Hong Leong Asia. China Yuchai’s principal operating subsidiary (76.4% outstanding ownership) is Guangxi....More>>>
With most of the major indices at or near all-time highs, some investors are using this as an opportunity to take profits from their positions.
That's according to TD Ameritrade's Investor Movement Index, which tracks investing behavior and sentiment among customer portfolios. The IMX declined in September for the first time since March, indicating that investors decreased their exposure....More>>>
We’re still in the wake of calendar 2017’s first earnings season. So it wasn’t surprising to see a raft of dividend raises last week, especially considering that this year has already been stuffed with lifts from every conceivable type of company.
Here are three notables out of last week’s crop.
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Nothing is more frustrating to me than stingy dividend stocks.
I have a well-deserved reputation as a cheapskate. (I prefer to think of myself as frugal, but my friends and family have other choice words for me.) Yet as miserly as I am, I know when Im beaten. I once had a friend that was tired of paying for lawn service. So he bought a baby goat at a flea market, had the goat eat his grass,....More>>>
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Shares of consumer products company Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) crashed 11% after the company missed analyst expectations on both sales and earnings per share for the fourth quarter.
Nu Skin has struggled mightily over the past three years. In January 2014, the company was hit with an investigation by Chinese regulatory authorities into the firm’s....More>>>
When Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported its third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $3.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.81 billion in revenue. Consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters had called for $2.79 in EPS and revenue of $5.74 billion. In the same period of last year, the biotech giant posted EPS of $2.72 and $5.72 billion in....More>>>