U.S. equities finished mostly higher on Wednesday, with large caps stronger and small caps weaker, following the Federal Reserve’s latest policy announcement.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.5%, the S&P 500 gained a fraction, the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.2% and the Russell 2000 lost 0.6%. Treasury bonds were stronger, the dollar weakened notably, gold lost....More>>>
It wasn’t bad enough that Target (TGT) released disappointing guidance yesterday and promptly fell 5.8%. No. Now Goldman Sachs analyst Matthew Fassler and team have to cut the struggling big-box retailer to Sell from Neutral. They explain why:
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Our $67, 12-month price target implies 0% upside vs. 10% average upside for our coverage universe. We....More>>>
Iconix Brand Group (ICON) announced a divestiture, and a rather significant one. The company is selling its Sharper Image Brand in a $100 million deal, reducing its net debt position by roughly a tenth.
This is a surprising move after the company has gone on an acquisition spree over the past decade, resulting in elevated debt ratios and negligence of the 篓own篓 brands. This divestiture....More>>>
Jimmy Buffett has restaurants, a line of beer, adventure vacations, casinos, clothing, resorts, radio and television assets as well as salad dressings, margarita salt and spicy frozen shrimp. Up next? Retirement communities.
It was just a matter of time until the man who built an empire on Margaritaville, a song about drinking too much and bumming around in a beach town, would figure out....More>>>
U.S. stock futures appear to be taking a breather this morning, after the major market indexes banked their second consecutive session of record highs on Friday. It will be a busy week for traders, as former FBI Director James Comey will testify this week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the European Central Bank will hold a monetary policy meeting and U.K. election on Thursday could bring....More>>>
Stifel’s Michael Scialla and Daniel Guffey warn investors not to chase the biggest gainers among the exploration & production stocks, including Denbury Resources (DNR) and Whiting Petroleum (WLL), and instead stick with more stable fare such as Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Rice Energy (RICE), and Continental Resources (CLR). They explain:
Millennials may have learned something from watching their parents struggle with debt. Or maybe not. What do you think is more probable: Being bitten by a snake, being attacked by a shark or going into credit card debt? Okay, this is a trick question, but who knew that people could fear something they have control over?
A recent survey by online lender Affirm found that,....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
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