Durable Goods Not So Durable in May

If there is one economic report that is perhaps the most volatile of them all, that can disappoint in good times or can be high in bad times, it is ...
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How Verizon and AT&T Rate Plans Could Disrupt Sprint’s Merger Ambitions

The American consumer is reasonably savvy when it comes to shopping for discounts, and that often forces large corporations into price or service wars to gain customers. Nowhere is it ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Carbonite, Coach, Credit Suisse, DaVita, Intuit, Pandora, ONEOK, Regeneron and More

Stocks may have listed sideways for much of last week, but major indexes were indicated to open higher on Monday. The bull market is now well over eight years old, ...
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PetIQ Files for IPO

PetIQ has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the filing but the ...
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Seattle’s Minimum Wage: How High Is Too High?

In June of last year, the University of Washington's Seattle Minimum Wage Study Team released a report on the impact of Seattle's minimum wage hike through the end of 2015. ...
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Banks Passed the Test: 5 Large Cap Leaders to Buy for the Rest of 2017

One of the good things that often come out of desperate times, like the mortgage meltdown crisis of 2008 and 2009, is regulation that is put in place to make ...
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6 Most Important Business Stories Today

Japanese car supplier Takata has filed for bankruptcy in both the United States and Japan. It will be bought for $1.6 billion by Key Safety Systems. Millions of flawed airbags ...
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Micron, Nike and More Earnings Coming Out This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets closed out last week with ...
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IPOs This Week: Is Blue Apron Ready to Take on Amazon?

Two real estate investment trusts (REITs) and one cable and broadband provider had successful initial public offerings (IPOs) last week. The coming week's calendar includes a total of 10 firms ...
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Still Holds Top 2017 Box Office Record

Despite the release of blockbuster and potential blockbuster films "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," "Wonder Woman," "The Fate of the Furious" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Fed Threat Causes Bank to Close Pot Group’s Accounts

PNC Bank will close the bank accounts of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) on July 7, citing the risk of the bank faces from the hard-line U.S. Attorney General Jeff ...
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Will Qatar Close Al-Jazeera? Hopefully Not

Al-Jazeera claims it has the largest audience of any broadcaster in the Arab world. It also claims that the rulers of Qatar, where it is based, allow it complete editorial ...
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Will The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Disrupt The Luxury Cruise Industry?

The cruise industry seems to just keep growing and growing over time. Meanwhile, the hotel industry has enjoyed its waves of annual growth and is now facing challenges from the ...
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7 Speculative Analyst Stock Picks Called to Rise 100% to 400%

While summer is generally a time that most people think about vacations and time with their families, investors are parsing through new ideas and considering how they should be positioned ...
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How Much Do Fees Add to the Cost of a Mortgage?

If you are a first-time home buyer, you might not be aware that there are costs involved with getting that home you want that can add either to your out-of-pocket costs ...
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