History repeats itself. The age-old mantra. Snapchat’s parent company Snap (Private:CHAT) recently filed for an initial public offering. It’s on track to be the largest domestic social media IPO since Facebook (NASDAQ:FB).
Snapchat’s largest user demographic is Generation Y (Millennials) and Generation Z (iGeneration) and it has roughly 150 million users.
An East Coast blizzard hasn’t stopped the Federal Reserve from its two-day meeting.
A Fed rate hike is expected at the end of its widely watched meeting Wednesday. It would be the Fed’s second rate hike since December and a sign that the central bank’s leaders are moving interest rates up at a faster pace this year.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) knows what it’s doing. The company is a market leader in many fields, and would often rather abandon a product category rather than struggle on as a minor competitor to bigger and better rivals.
But even mighty Apple does the occasional swing-and-a-miss routine. And some of Cupertino’s whiffs come in vibrant billion-dollar markets.
It’s been an interesting few years for T-shirt manufacturer Delta Apparel (NYSEMKT:DLA). A huge spike in cotton prices in 2011 helped turn a near-$2 EPS in FY11 into a loss in FY12. (DLA fiscal years then ended in June; the company moved to September in 2013.) Delta managed to recover in FY13, getting EPS back over $1 – and then the company’s Soffe brand started falling apart,....More>>>
This Top Pick is a small-cap manufacturer that sells premium heating, ventilating, and cooling equipment; it is recommended for the enterprising dividend growth investor, suggests Matthew Castel, money manager and editor of Logos LP Blog.
Aaon Inc. (AAON) is an Oklahoma-based, family-owned and operated firm, with 23.54% insider ownership. It is an excellent business to own for the....More>>>
The Zephirin Group’s Longdley Zephirin contends that the oil market “needs to collapse before it can improve” but that didn’t stop him from upgrading Transocean (RIG), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Ensco (ESV), and Rowan (RDC). He explains why:
In our opinion, the industry and investors are waiting for oil prices to increase to propel the industry forward for the....More>>>
On Tuesday, November 8, most of America willbe tuned in hotly and heavily into watching news coverage about the presidential and congressional elections. After all, how the election turns out willdictate who runs the country and how the news flow is likely to be shaped in the public.
One economic report that will deserve a look is the co-called JOLTS report. This is the number of job openings,....More>>>
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins
Oil prices are coming back to life. Global demand is soaring on the back of booming global GDP growth and oil inventories are plummeting even during winter which is a historically slow period for demand. As oil prices and the cash flow of oil companies rise, oil producers will inevitably return
On Dec. 20, 2017, the shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), a bioscience specializing in the innovation and commercialization of drugs to treat blood disorders and cancers increased $4.13 to $55.12 (8.09% profits for traders) as of 2:01 pm EST. Previously, in part I and II r