Blue-chip companies rightfully make up the bulk of most people’s investment portfolios. These large-cap firms possess considerable industry leverage, as well as a vast sum of financial resources. Their status and importance to the underlying economy means that they are the least likely to crumble, regardless of external pressures. Ultimately, blue chips provide the confidence and stability....More>>>
Pepsi has pulled its controversial Kendall Jenner ad.
The soda company made the announcement Wednesday after the ad triggered an immediate online backlash for using protest imagery to market the soft drink.
“Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize,” the company said in a statement.....More>>>
As the stock market inches toward the end of the year, among the four car manufacturers that sell the most cars in the United States, there is one clear loser in the stock market. FordMotor Co. (NYSE: F) shares are down sharply, off 12%.
Wall Street has not been kind to the auto industry in general during 2016. While the S&P 500 is up 10%, General Motors Co.(NYSE: GM) stock is higher....More>>>
EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) has announced that it has acquired Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) for $6.7 billion.
The new company unites both providers of natural gas to create a new EQT that is in a “position that will be unmatched in the industry,” said Steve Schlotterbeck, EQT’s president and chief executive officer.us stock market: Tableau Software, Inc.(DATA)
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Have you ever read something in the financial media and thought: is this even news?
I know. Every day, right?
I had that feeling on March 21, when I read a Bloomberg story saying that one type of stock—dividend growers—outperforms all others as interest rates rise.
To back it up, Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs (GS) looked at the performance of 50....More>>>
One of the things about a free market economy and the corresponding stock market is that investors are free to overpay at any time. Sometimes you cannot stop massive over-payments with a Sherman tank. Group think takes over so that if enough investors over-pay, then the company must obviously be worth more. A game of musical chairs begins as the bull romps onward and upward. But the game gets out....More>>>