Research firm Newzoo recently reported that five games dominated the U.S. PC market in April: Activision Blizzard's (NASDAQ:ATVI) Hearthstone and Overwatch, Tencent's (NASDAQOTH:TCEHY) League of Legends, Epic Games' Fortnite, and PUBG Corporation's PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds(PUBG).
LSV Asset Management raised its stake in shares of Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) by 28.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 282,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquir
Things are moving fast in renewable energy. Really fast. Consider that in 2008 wind farms supplied just 1.5% of all electricity in the United States. But by 2019 wind power is expected to contribute 6.9% of American electricity and overtake hydropower as the top renewable energy source.
The rise of wind power wouldn’t have been possible without two companies in particular, which combine....More>>>
So, Why Else Do the Pundits Hate Annuity Commissions?
John Hancock Financial emphasized efforts to improve the life insurance sales process, and policyholder wellness programs, today as it installed two permanent executives at the John Hancock Insurance unit.
Chairman, President and CEO of Allergan Plc (NYSE:AGN) Brent L Saunders bought 4,600 shares of AGN on 12/06/2017 at an average price of $164.74 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $757,804.
Allergan PLC is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of brand name pharmaceutical products, medical aesthetics, biosimilar....More>>>
Shares ofSangamo Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SGMO) are down 10% as of 1:28 p.m. EDT after the biotech announcedfirst-quarter results this morning, although there doesn’t seem to be any negative news in the release that would justify a double-digit decline.
Perhaps it’s the lack of something extra in the update that has short-term investors hitting the sell button.....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap safety products stockUniversal Security Instruments (NYSEMKT: UUU):
the bigger undertow is developed well enough, but we’re not getting in at a point where a bounce is likely – the bounce already happened. Today’s bearish bar suggests the next wave of selling is about to begin, prompted by a....More>>>
A strong early rebound in Asian equities cooled by midday, with large-cap Chinese stocks turning lower and gains crimped in markets such as Hong Kong.
There are concerns about the lack of liquidity in Chinas market, said Daniel So, a strategist at CMB International Securities in Hong Kong. The countrys central bank took no action in money markets for a 10th straight day Wednesday, but local....More>>>
How to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy
Investing in emerging markets always has a heightened amount of risk associated with it. However, large and mid-cap stocks can help mitigate the heightened amount of risk. This is why I believe that the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is the safest way to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy. The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed....More>>>
Have you ever woken up to a freezing cold house because your heating system stopped working? Or gotten stuck on the road with a car that wouldn't start? We all encounter our share of inconveniences in life, but when those nuisances cost money, they can easily become major points of stress.
American expatriate writer Gertrude Stein usually gets credit for identifying the post-World War I generation of 20- and young 30-somethings as the “Lost Generation.” Stein is referring to a generation of Americans born between the mid-1880s and 1900 who were both disoriented and dis
Human understanding of biology is progressing like never before. Those advancements could ultimately help millions of humans live longer, better lives. For investors, the companies that are helping to move the ball forward could create vast wealth for their shareholders.
This has been a bad year for Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) so far -- the biotech's stock has dropped more than 10% since it began. But 2018 has been horrible for Acadia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD), which has seen its share price plunge nearly 40%.
In the company's first quarter, PayPal Holdings Inc(NASDAQ:PYPL) continued its winning ways with more solid results: Revenue grew to $3.69 billion, a 24% increase year over year, while non-GAAP earnings per share jumped to $0.57, a 29% increase year over year. This growth was fueled by a 15% inc