The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending June 29. Mortgage loan rate movements were mixed last week.
Ziopharm Oncology (NASDAQ:ZIOP) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report released on Saturday.
According to Zacks, “ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of a diverse, risk-sensitive portfolio of in-licensed cancer drugs to address....More>>>
President Trump took credit Tuesday for “the safest year on record” for U.S. air travel, touting zero deaths in 2017. But there actually haven’t been any deaths on a U.S. passenger airline in nearly nine years.
Still, the president took credit for the safety record in a tweet.
“Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news....More>>>
Your emergency fund can help you cover the cost of lifes unpleasant surprises like medical bills, car repairs or even job loss. Without one, these unfortunate situations could be even worse, as you could face some tough decisions when things dont go according to plan.
Do you turn to credit card debt that carries a high interest? Do you dip into your 401(k)?....More>>>
Investment company FPA Capital Fund buys Allegiant Travel Co, SM Energy Co, Foot Locker Inc, Rowan PLC, sells Western Digital Corp, Aaron’s Inc, Dana Inc, Avnet Inc, ARRIS International PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, FPA Capital. As of 2017-06-30, FPA Capital owns 22 stocks with a total value of $360 million. These....More>>>
Our top growth-oriented pick for 2017 is a company that is a collection of tech businesses, the largest of which is Google, explains Ingrid Hendershot, money manager and editor of Hendershot Investments.
In addition to the search engine operations, Alphabet (GOOGL) also includes businesses known as the “Other Bets”.
These operations are currently unprofitable but making....More>>>
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On the same day that the Dow Jones industrial average topped 21,000, reaching a new intraday and closing record, Vincent Reinhart, chief economist of Standish Mellon Asset Management, told a luncheon gathering focused on....More>>>
The casino sector offers a lot of color beyond the characters one expects to find as their customers according to the movies. Local nuances in Macau, Las Vegas, online gambling, and new areas lead to industry-wide changes and company-level opportunities for investors.
Recent headlines have focused on headwinds in Macau – with revenue down for its third consecutive year but perhaps bottoming....More>>>
As finance ministers and central bankers from 189 countries converge on Washington this week for the International Monetary Funds semiannual meetings, the group faces a wave of anti-globalism from the U.S. and other large members that threatens to undercut its very mission.
Experts say the shift toward populism and nationalism — underscored by President Trumps election and the United....More>>>
February28, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday but neither the Nasdaq Composite nor the S&P 500 index could climb out of the slough of despond. The blue chips did rise into positive territory briefly, but couldn’t hold onto the gains. Among the 11 S&P sectors, only utilities and consumer staples traded above the breakeven line while the losers were consumer discretionary sotcks....More>>>
Kelli Williams, a market researcher by day, was looking for a little side hustle. The 38-year-old from Oak Park, Ill., cruised Craigslist and found what seemed like a great moonlighting gig. “It seemed like it would be perfect. You could work as many or as few hours as you wanted and it was all done from your computer, remotely,” she said.
SOFIA, Bulgaria The European Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to stop threating it with tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying Thursday it is prepared to discuss trade but not at gun-point.
In March, Trump slapped tariffs of 25% on steel imports and 10% on impo
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope...
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If you're not familiar with how Social Security works, you might assume that there's a single age at which eligible recipients have to file for benefits. Not so. You actually get an eight-year window to claim benefits that begins at age 62 and carries through until age 70. (Technically, you're no
The biopharma and drug supply chain sectors outperformed the market last week, even as Trump administration officials pressed the president's blueprint to lower drug prices, with tough rhetoric for drugmakers and public shaming of pharmaceutical firms for supposedly blocking competition.