(NEWSER) If a company plans to help customers showcase their “local pride,” said company should probably have some basic local knowledge. That might not have been the case with Target, whose series of flawed, Boston-themed T-shirts came under attack this week. ATwitter userwas among the first to draw attention to numerous misspellings (Jamaica Plain is Jamaca Plain, for instance) on....More>>>
March has brought madness to airline stocks, including United Continental Holdings (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and American Airlines (AAL). But the recent pullbacks aren’t a buying opportunity, say Imperial Michael Derchin and Adam Hackel.
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I recommended United Continental on Nov. 19, the week that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently hired Hugo Barra, theformer international VP of Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi, as its new virtual reality chief. The announcement came just a week after Barra abruptly left Xiaomi after heading itsoverseas expansion for three and half years.
Hugo Barra (L) and Mark Zuckerberg (R). Image source: Facebook.
Prior to joining Xiaomi, Barra was the VP of....More>>>
The risk-off trade is back in high gear, according to Treasury yields. The downside momentum in the benchmark 10-year yield is particularly conspicuous, based on daily data through yesterday (Apr. 5) via Treasury.gov. One theory making the rounds: the slide in the 10-year yield to 1.73% on Tuesday a five-week low is the crowd’s way of pricing in expectations that the first estimate of US....More>>>
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our special event earlier this week… It was among the most valuable we've held to date, and the early feedback from attendees has been incredibly positive. If you missed it, Porter and Stansberry Research senior analyst Bryan Beach walked attendees through their "10x Project" research… and officially unveiled our....More>>>
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>>>
If youre bullish on oil, then Continental Resources (CLR) is the stock for you. I believe the company will likely significantly grow its earnings in 2018 due to higher realized prices and around 20% production growth. Meanwhile the company, which burned cash flows in 2017, will likely report str
Value investors get a bad rap. Sometimes, value investing is referred to as "cigar butt" investing, in that picking up cheap, undervalued stocks is equivalent to picking up mostly smoked cigars off of the sidewalk. A good friend and colleague of mine used to call me a "dumpster diver". Guilty.
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Large cap memory stockMicron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) reportedfiscal Q1 2018 earnings after the Tuesday market close with results beating expectationsbenefited from a chip boom fuelled by demand from personal computer, server and smartphone makers.
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