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
Leverage, better to say financial leverage, indicates the degree to which a company utilizes debt to boost its operations and thereby earn escalated profit margins. However, the higher the degree of financial leverage, higher is the interest payment for the capital borrowed.
Nevertheless, this should not dissuade companies from adopting debt financing as a strategy, because after all debt....More>>>
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Media stories about Veeco (NASDAQ:VECO) have been trending positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable.....More>>>
Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) is an intriguing commercial-stage biotech company that’s just reported positive late-stage trial results for its pain-busting drug NKTR-181. However, shares have jumped on the news, and the company’s market cap has swollen to more than $3 billion. Is there more running room left for its investors?
AT&T (NYSE:T) could offer customers a streaming television package for the low, low price of $0 per month in the near future.
During AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson’s testimony in the Department of Justice’s case against his company, blocking its potential acquisition of Time Warner (NYSE:TWX), he noted the company is planning a $15 per month sports-free streaming bundle called....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image ap size-large wp-image-af57ebf6ff034ea0ac8267e9c85e4e8c&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/af57ebf6ff034ea0ac8267e9c85e4e8c/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;667&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; File – In this April 4, 2013 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company&s;s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook....More>>>
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
Wall Street expects Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) to report quarterly earnings at $0.44 per share on revenue of $1.99 billion before the opening bell. Discovery shares rose 0.47 percent to $23.50 in pre-market trading.
Analysts expect Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) to post quarterly earnings at $1.22 per share....More>>>
&l;p&g;Most of us have had to try to confront some awkward issues with aging parents. It might be getting them to talk about the need for help at home. It could be about giving up those car keys. Hardest of all, perhaps, is the subject of end of life and advance healthcare planning. Estate planners have documents for that, but no one in healthcare is going to understand them unless families or loved....More>>>
Uber is trying to make it less annoying to find your driver.
The ride-hailing giant is rolling out new tools such as a live location feature and windshield colors. The efforts intend to improve the pick-up process, especially in crowded areas like the airport or a concert venue.
“The rendezvous point between rider and driver is one of the most stress inducing parts [of the....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
Havven (CURRENCY:HAV) traded 9.4% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on June 11th. Havven has a market cap of $29.29 million and approximately $969,776.00 worth of Havven was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Havven has tr
About a month ago, Tesla(NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk did investors a disservice when he dismissed very legitimate questions from sell-side Street analysts. Musk incorrectly thought that the analysts were trying to justify their short theses, which wasn't the case and later conceded that it was "fo
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.
Shares of Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) were down 2.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.41 and last traded at $0.42. Approximately 26,000 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 2,172,783 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.43.