Energy was a key sector driving profits for S&P 500 index in 2017. Per the latest Earnings Trends, the index witnessed year-over-year earnings growth of 7.1% last year. However, excluding the Energy sector, the index’s earnings growth fell drastically to 4.4%.
Athletic footwear and apparel company Nike (NYSE:NKE) has been around since 1964. As the retail market has been facing tough competition against e-commerce business, how has Nike been holding up? Well, since the company’s financials continuously look better each year and it’s outperforming its competition, the popular company should be on investors’ minds right now.
With the collapse in Teva (TEVA) stock and other generics last week, I have reviewed my articles and find that the last time I commented on it and the generic industry was over a year ago. Before commenting on the values inherent in today’s lower prices for generics, here are the first two bullet points from my May 11, 2016, Seeking Alpha article, Generic Stocks Down; Are....More>>>
It all started with a fifth-grade class project. Scott Tarde, CEO of George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, which has operated dementia day care facilities in California’s San Diego county for 35 years, was amazed at his 12-year-old daughter’s enthusiasm over her Junior Achievement “BizTown” field trip.
DENVER Santa is stuffing stockings with a little extra green this holiday season: marijuana.
Pot shops are reporting the average purchase is up 21% in the week before Christmas, according to the marijuana-software firm Baker, which runs store customer-service systems. The most popular items: marijuana-infused edibles like brownies or cookies.
Also near the top of the list are vaporizers,....More>>>
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) practically ruined its somewhat upscale “fast casual” image when the E. coli virus hit its stores at the end of 2015. It seemed like customers and press would never forgive nor forget and investors couldn’t get out of it fast enough. But now, nearly a year and a half later, everyone is willing to take another look at CMG stock.
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Congressman Introduces Bill to Delay DOL Fiduciary Rule
Expect Modest Portfolio Returns in 2017: Vanguard
A just-barred financial advisor has agreed to plead guilty to charges that he blocked a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation by concealing secret and improper referral payments made to a lawyer in order to win the business of a....More>>>
Last week, Skechers (SKX) presented at UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference, giving interesting updates on the status of their business and their expectations for the future. I think its worth refreshing our view of the stock and its attractiveness.
In the last few weeks, we have seen two high profile unicorns file for initial public offerings. The first out of the gate was Dropbox (Pending:DBX), a storage solution for a world where gigabyte files are the rule rather than the exception, with a filing on February 23. Following close after,
U.S. stock futures moved sharply higher on Monday, indicating Wall Street may extend gains seen late last week after data showed a strong increase in jobs created, but weaker-than-forecast wages. Dow futures
The Wheel of FORTUNE just concluded an interview, part of SA partnership with Cheddar TV to produce a Seeking Alpha "Idea of the Month" slot. These interviews are always a challenge because i) they are very short in nature (only 4-5 minutes), and ii) since it's live TV we are dealing