Now that the cloud of uncertainty has been removed from the global oil markets, prices can start to move higher. This is good news for McDermott International (NYSE:MDR). The stock was already performing well due to the strong order backlog, wide geographical presence and healthy relations with customers. McDermott’s ability to provide services from design to execution has allowed it to perform....More>>>
The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2026 than under Obamacare, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
The highly anticipated score answers key questions about the impact of the Senate’s controversial legislation made public last Thursday. The analysis also offers clarity to wavering Senate Republicans....More>>>
Small cap late-stage biopharmaceutical stock Achaogen Inc (NASDAQ: AKAO) has elevated short interest of 39.87% according to Highshortinterest.com. Achaogen is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on thediscovery, development and commercialization of innovative antibacterial treatments for MDR gram-negative infections. Achaogen is developing plazomicin, its lead product candidate, for the....More>>>
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Jimmy Buffett sure knows how to make the most of a catchy tune and a party vibe. Somehow the 70-year-old singer-songwriter has turned wasting away again in Margaritaville into an aspirational goal. True, nibblin on sponge cake, watchin the sun bake does sound pretty nice (especially on a cold gray day....More>>>
Nearly a decade ago, Warren Buffett made a bet with a hedge fund investor that a simple stock index fund would outperform a group of pre-selected hedge funds over a decade.
Although the bettors have until the end of the year to settle the wager, the guy who bet against Buffett has reportedly thrown in the towel. Buffett has won handily.
Of course, what’s compelling about this....More>>>
A breakdown in the supply chain ofsodium bicarbonate the same basic compound as household baking soda for use in medical procedures is expected to limit access to certain treatments in hospitals through the end of the year.
A shortage of the antacid is prompting health care providers to carefully prioritize procedures, delay some operations and choose alternative treatments in some instances.
In the old days, when something was called “Mickey Mouse,” it meant that it was trivial, petty, or worthless. By the time we’re done with this discussion, you’re going to change your mind about that label. In fact, you’re going to hold your firm out to prospective buyers as a Mickey Mouse organization. And, yes, Walt – bless his soul – would endorse the....More>>>
Fox News Network is being sued by a dozen black employees, some current and some former, who are charging the company with allowing years of racial discrimination and creating an abusive work environment.
And a thirteenth employee has filed a discrimination charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, says the workers’ attorney Douglas Wigdor.
The latest alleged victimswere....More>>>
May 23, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but have not moved much higher as the session went on. The blue chips performed best with particular strength in financials. Tech stocks and consumer discretionaries are on track for a down finish. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $51.47 a barrel, up 0.7%. June gold dipped 0.5% for the day to settle at $1,255.60. Equities were headed for....More>>>
After five years of strong growth in apparel and footwear, Nike’s (NYSE: NKE) shareholders were rewarded with returns in excess of 100%. These returns greatly outpaced the 80% return delivered by the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:VOO) over the same time frame. Unfortunately, 2016 was a tough year for Nike’s shareholders. Holders of Nike’s stock witnessed the stock price tumble over 15%....More>>>