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.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained in recent days about Canadian tariffs on dairy products.
“Somebody told me the other day that a few months ago [Canada] raised [tariffs] to 295% for dairy products,” Trump said at a press conference on Tuesday. “It’s very unfair to our farmers, and it’s very unfair to the people of our country: the workers,....More>>>
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>>>
Earlier this week, Simon Chiu watched Snapchat’s team put on an IPO presentation for investors in San Francisco. He was surrounded by investment bankers from firms like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
“It was a little bit of fish out of water for me,” Chiu told CNNTech. “I’m an educator. It’s not what I do.”
Micron Technology Inc., the largest U.S. maker of memory chips, is benefiting from “exploding” data consumption that’s helping smooth the boom-to-bust cycles of growth the industry experienced in the past, Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Mehrotra said.
Demand from data-center operators and new artificial intelligence computing have “muted” fluctuations in....More>>>
On Friday, small cap The Stars Group (NASDAQ: TSG), a leading provider of technology-based products and services in the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries,rose 10.60%after updating itspreviously announced guidance ranges for the full year 2017 and announcing the prepayment of an additional $75 million of second lien debt. Through its Stars Interactive division, The Stars Group....More>>>
Dividend paying stocks historically outperform non-dividend paying stocks, but that doesn’t mean that all dividend paying companies are created equal. Some businesses are better than others, and the best businesses offer the greatest opportunity for future dividend increases. If you’re hunting for top dividend stocks that offer more than just a high yield, it could be time to consider....More>>>
There are few large oil and gas companies that have more fully embraced the Green Revolution in energy than Statoil (STO). As many might expect from a Scandinavian company, Statoil also engages in a number of other socially responsible practices that may endear the company to some investors. The company should not only be limited to socially responsible investors however, as some of these practices....More>>>
(1) Tesla (TSLA) will reportedly start producing its Model Y sport utility vehicle in November 2019. Can we just say what sane people (not the Tesla fanatics who continue to shred me on Twitter each day) are probably thinking: How in the world is Tesla going to successfully produce another vehicle, a more complex....More>>>
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
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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.