After eight-straight losing sessions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) might draw support Friday from stronger overseas markets overnight. Without much data or earnings news on the calendar, the focus sits squarely on OPEC amid talk that a crude oil production increase might be in the card
Retirement is a milestone most of us will someday reach, because few people work until the end of their lives. But only around one-third of Americans are very confident they'll have enough money to live comfortably -- and some may actually be too confident, because we tend to overestimate how lo
Have you ever “unplugged” from your cell phone? If you have, you’ve likely experienced the phenomenon of phantom vibrations — the perception that your phone is ringing or vibrating when in fact it’s not. (In the 1990s, people reported incidences of “phantom pager syndrome.”)
We’ve become so accustomed to being “connected” that for....More>>>
BNY Mellon (NYSE:BK) has become a long of mine in the past couple of quarters after I was very critical of the company’s operating model for a long time. But when the facts change, so does my opinion and thus far, begin long BK has worked out. The stock has rallied since the election just like absolutely everything else (it seems) but it certainly hasn’t kept pace with its rivals....More>>>
Natural gas for transportation supplierClean Energy Fuels Corp(NASDAQ:CLNE) reported earnings on May 10, and while the company was profitable on both a GAAP and adjusted basis, growth — measured in gallons of natural gas delivered — slowed to almost a trickle, even when adjusted for last year’s sale of the biomethane business. At the same time, the cyclical nature of its station....More>>>
Virtual reality is often touted as the “next big thing” among tech companies. Goldman Sachs believes that the market could blossom into an $80 billion one by2025, and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly called VRa next-gen “computing platform.”
However, the aging bull market and hype regarding VR-related stocks have made it tough to find fundamentally....More>>>
Amazon is slashing the price of its Prime Membership for lower-income Americans.
The online retail giant announced Wednesday morning that Medicaid recipients are eligible for Prime for $5.99 a month, a 54% discount from the normal rate of $12.99 a month. The lowered monthly rate is $27 cheaper than the $99 annual Prime membership fee.
To qualify for the discounted rate, customers....More>>>
Looking to green up your home but not sure where to start? Try this simple plan for a weekend home detox. Covering Friday to Sunday, it is packed with easy tips to help the planet, save cash and have more fun.
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BP Plc and ConocoPhillips are in discussions for an asset swap deal that would see the U.K. energy major gain a greater foothold in a key project in the North Sea and the U.S. explorer get Alaskan assets, according to people familiar with the talks.
BP is considering taking Conoco’s stake in the Clair field, in which BP already holds a 28.6 percent stake and is the operator, the people....More>>>
Smart business owners know keeping existing customers is much cheaper and easier than finding new ones. But, not every company is savvy enough to build the type of customer loyalty that allows them to outpace the competition and thrive in a competitive marketplace.
Fortunately, building customer loyalty is a skill that can be learned. In fact, there are specific tactics and techniques your....More>>>
In January, 2000, we initiated The Lucky 13 portfolio to assist subscribers in establishing a foundation for their investment portfolios, observes dividend expert Kelley Wright, editor of Investment Quality Trends.
For the fifteenth time in its seventeen-year history, The Lu
Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. cut its stake in shares of Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) by 1.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 111,625 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selli
Media stories about Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scal
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Nanjing Legend Biotech received a $350 million upfront payment from Janssen Biotech, which will form a global partnership with Legend for its highly effective CAR-T candidate. In June, Legend, which was not previously well known, surprised the annual ASCO meeting with stunningly positive results
I have been digging through countless companies and their financial reports lately, and I believe that there are still value to be found here and there in the market even though it is getting increasingly more difficult to find worthy investments.