Ok, let’s get really personal for a few minutes. Last year I had a heart attack. It was eventually downgraded to a “cardiac episode” resulting from complications from a long-term medication that I take for migraines. My stint in the hospital included CATscans, MRIs, angioplasty, EKGs… the list goes on. I’m also strongly advised to have 6 month....More>>>
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes are sweeping through China’s beloved pastime of karaoke.
Traditionally, karaoke in China involves getting a group of friends together, booking a room at a karaoke bar and singing into the night.
But a bunch of companies are now enabling people to use their smartphones to unlock their inner divas anytime and anywhere.
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A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Meanwhile, investors have been bailing out from the company’s stock,....More>>>
After the market closed yesterday, small cap burger stock Sonic Corporation (NASDAQ: SONC) reported fiscalQ2 2017 earnings with shares falling moderately in after hours trading as the top line missed and the bottom line met expectations. However, it appears analysts are zeroing in on the system same-store sales comps down 7.4% versus expectations for a fall of 4.3%. The decline was comprised of....More>>>
I will get right to it. After describing the reasons behind its meteoric rise and the discussing why this name was one of my top blue chip top picks for 2017, it comes down to performance. Just this morning Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), as well as other large banks, are out with key earnings reports. This matters for the 2017 call and it matters for the share price which has skyrocketed in the last....More>>>
Trivago stock is up nearly 10% to $12.07 following its IPO today (Friday). When the stock finally opened shortly before 11 a.m., shares were up a muted $0.20 at $11.20.
Trivago NV (Nasdaq: TRVG) is a German hotel-search company. It priced its initial public offering of 26.1 million American depositary shares (ADSs) at $11 apiece. That was below its projected number of shares and price....More>>>
If you can’t remember the last time you took a vacation, you’re not alone.
More than half of U.S. workers who are offered paid vacation days won’t use them all this year, according to a new report from Bankrate.com.
Workers are leaving a median of seven vacation days on the table.
The excuses for not taking company-provided time off varied: some workers....More>>>
Stocks continued their one-step-forward, one-step-back action today, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has dropped more than 100 points this afternoon.
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The S&P 500 has fallen 0.6% to 2,134.92 at 2:16 p.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has dropped 107.24 points, or 0.6%, to 18,105.24. The Nasdaq Composite has declined 0.3% to 5,233.14.