The first major high-tech Silicon Valley firm was founded in Palo Alto in 1939 by William Hewlett and David Packard, notes Harry Domash, editor of Dividend Detective.
Their company split into two separate firms in November 2015. HP Inc. (HPQ) retained the slow growth computer and printer businesses, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), took over the sexy networking, security....More>>>
Whatever you want to call it – pot, weed, ganja, grass – more and more investors are growing curious about marijuana’s future and related investment opportunities. Indeed, the industry has progressed to the point where the medical use of marijuana is gaining greater acceptance.
Within the last six years ago, the number of Americans who support legalizing medical marijuana....More>>>
Investment company Bridges Investment Counsel Inc buys Berkshire Hathaway, First National of Nebraska, iShares Core S&P Small-Cap, iShares Russell 1000 Growth, Tiffany, Monsanto Co, Gilead Sciences, Fiserv, Coca-Cola Co, Vanguard REIT ETF – DNQ, sells Union Pacific, Mastercard, Apple, Chevron, International Business Machines during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent....More>>>
As investors digest the unexpected triumph of Donald Trump in the polls, the conclusion that banking stocks will benefit greatly from the incoming administration’s intention to ‘dismantle’ the Dodd-Frank Act has been difficult to ignore. To wit, the KBW Bank Index is up around 12% since Election Day and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC),....More>>>
Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) was one of the best initial public offerings we have seen in some time. Shares had risen as high as almost $71.00 after the IPO was at $15.00 per share in June. After huge gains, it is not unusual to see shareholders and insiders wanting to take some cash home. Now some investors are going to have to consider ifthis 7 million share underwritten secondary offering at $40.00....More>>>
European stocks logged modest gains Wednesday, helped by advances for energy shares as oil prices were in recovery mode, while the results of the Dutch election and the Federal Reserves policy meeting were on deck.
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) performed 16 million more transactions during the second quarter than during the same period last year, but still managed to disappoint investors. Earnings per share have grown by 18% to 39 cents a share for a record Q2 $5 billion of revenue. However, net revenue fell short of the $5.03 billion Wall Street predicted. Last year the company earned 33 cents a share on revenue....More>>>
Succeeding 13 years of R&D with a commercial-level rare disease drug, Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) tees up to deliver on the latter half of its promise to provide the world with a DMD cure for sufferers that may be amenable to Exon 51 skipping, and otherwise. A result that wo
Nike's (NKE) revenue slowdown over the last few quarters has been so remarkable that it has led to some serious soul-searching within the company. So much so, in fact, that the world's largest sporting apparel and footwear company has been forced to reassess its initial plan to hit $50 billion in
The Vienna OPEC meeting is imminent and the market is rife with speculation about the probable extension of the production cut deal. The November accord succeeded to recover the oil prices from the historical lows hit in Feb 2016. However, the crude market remains oversupplied and the need t