Has Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) moved so far from R&D and product development within its most core franchise, HIV/AIDS, that it has forgotten to protect those crown jewels quite as thoroughly as it might? Clearly, its HIV/AIDS franchise is strong and probably getting stronger. Yet ViiV is challenging it and in some ways, as shown below, it may be that GILD has ignored that challenge....More>>>
The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) filed a petition Monday morning with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold an election at Boeing Co.s (NYSE: BA) North Charleston, South Carolina, 787 plant. The union said that Boeing workers have contacted IAM organizers “regarding numerous workplace concerns that remain unaddressed, including subjective....More>>>
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New Home Sales is a huge gauge for the state of the economy.
The building of the home, the loans for purchasing, the realtors, the upgrades, the decorating, the new furniture and the economic stimulation goes on. If the US New Home Sales report is up, that’s a good sign for the economy and good for currency. The number and news released at 10:00 AM ET, Monday, April 25, 2016, can....More>>>
Get ready for… something. Ignore what everyone knows (fast post-election rise, stocks linked to Trump’s pronouncements, and Dow Jones Industrial Average’s 20,000 level). Expect these popular issues to be ineffectual as 2017 begins. Instead, the market could make one of its countermoves, testing stocks’ strength and investors’ confidence by falling....More>>>
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gestures as he addresses a state assembly election rally in the village of Andawa on the outskirts of Allahabad on February 20, 2017. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/Getty Images)
Here is a list of all that is good and great about India from a Wall Street point of view. No trade drama. No political....More>>>
The solar industry had another busy week with a number of announcements and earnings reports from some of the largest companies in the business. It was so eventful, in fact, that I can’t cover everything in this week’s roundup, but I can hit the items investors most need be aware of.
As the solar industry evolves into a more mature market and players define where they think they’ll....More>>>
Recently, SA contributors have looked at the issue of whether Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) battery pack is sized appropriately for the car. I had some thoughts along those lines but decided to consider the broader question of whether Tesla is making the right battery for its products. In this article, I’ll address the questions related to battery capacity and lifetime. In a second article,....More>>>
US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has long enjoyed a premium valuation over the rest of the large banks our country has to offer. The bank’s ability to generate other worldly returns when the rest of the industry seems to struggle has no doubt contributed to investors’ love affair with the stock. That has resulted in a stock that seems very expensive....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