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
On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap manufacturing and 3D printing service provider ARC Group WorldWide (NASDAQ: ARCW) as a short trade:
The shape of today’s bar has a lot to do with our bearish thesis, though circumstances mean a lot too. The shape is a tall bar with an open and a close (so far) near the low for the day. This says the buyers tried to....More>>>
Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) completed its spinoff from Tegna last June and has been moving forward independently with the goal of a providing the leading platform for automotive e-commerce. I recently had the opportunity to interview the company’s CEO, Alex Vetter, to discuss some of the business’s recent moves and key opportunities on the horizon.
Google — owned by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL) — announced that it would be selling its restaurant review company Zagat.
The tech giant said it will be selling the restaurant review juggernaut to The Infatuation, a review site that was founded in 2009 by former music executives. It is unclear how much Google is selling Zagat for,....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockDecember 7, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,637.01. The DJIA closed up 0.3% at 24,211.42. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% at 6,812.84.
Thursday was a solid day for the broad U.S. markets. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all recovered from their losses earlier this week, although not entirely. Crude oil made a small comeback after tanking in Wednesdays session.....More>>>
Women have gradually evolved into an economic force to be reckoned with, going by the results of a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
In a report titled “The Changing Economics and Demographics of Young Adulthood: 1975–2016,” author Jonathan Vespa noted more young men are falling to the bottom of the income ladder while more young women are climbing up the income ladder.....More>>>
The Q4 2016earnings report for small cap prepaid payment network and card stock Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) is scheduled forafter the marketcloses on Wednesday (February 15th). In the past, Blackhawk Network Holdingshas citedtheregulatory-mandated introduction of EMV chips for card issuers and store processors as a hazard for its current business model.
Eight more states legalized marijuana on Nov. 8, either recreationally or medicinally. After the vote, the total number of states with some form of legal marijuana in the United States is up to 28 – over half of the country.
Seven more states (and counting) are expected to legalize marijuana in 2017.
With more and more states jumping on the marijuana bandwagon, the industry....More>>>
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) has been to the financial cliff and back again. The achievements of the last two years are probably top 1% in many areas. There was a little trepidation as the latest announcement saw more changes in senior management. For many shareholders, those senior manage
Despite a growing economy and the lowest U.S. unemployment rate in 16 years, things arent looking up for many Americans financial fragility is especially an issue for people with low incomes and for minorities, according to the new 2017 Prosperity Now Scorecard.
It hardly seems possible, but life just got a lot more complicated in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Justice still insists marijuana has zero medical benefits, yet the Food and Drug Administration just approved the first drug derived from a marijuana plant.
It may not feel like it compared to the string of strong years investors have enjoyed prior to 2018, but it's been a decent year so far. At this writing on July 16, theS&P 500(SNPINDEX:^GSPC) has delivered total returns (including dividends paid) of 5.8%. If the market delivers similar total