New Google Products Fail to Impress Investors

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) introduced several promising new products this week, and a number of analysts recently have issued upbeat assessments of the company’s non-search businesses, but the stock has continued ...
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Insider Buying Solid as Market Retreats From Record Highs

Despite the shortened trading week and the markets again hitting and falling back from record highs, the insider buying has stayed very consistent as we head into the summer. Some ...
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Huge Technology and Media Trades Highlight Insider Selling

As we had expected, with the markets tipping up and down near record highs, the sellers have the green light to sell stock, and they were not shy about it ...
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Global Internet Traffic to Triple by 2019, Led by Video

Annual global Internet traffic will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 26% in the five-year period between 2014 and 2019. Daily traffic is forecast to grow from 1.4 ...
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Will Exxon Continue to Drag Down the Dow?

So far this year, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) and Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) shareholders have seen their share prices decline 8.13% and 7.96%, respectively, making them the fifth and ...
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Rig Count Fell Last Week — So Did Gasoline Prices

In the week ended May 29, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 646, compared with 659 in the prior week and 1,536 a year ...
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Marijuana Prices Drop 5%

Marijuana prices are actually measured nationwide, although it seems odd that numbers for what is an illegal substance in many states could be tracked. However, Cannabis Benchmarks, which measures financial ...
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Volkswagen Sales Expected to Beat Industry in May

Volkswagen, the car company that has had the most trouble improving U.S. sales for the past several years, is expected to outpace the industry in sales improvement in May. The ...
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Statistics and Observations of Living to Be 100 Years Old — Centenarians

Do you want to live to be 100 years old? Very few people make it there. Living to be 100 takes a lot of effort, it generally requires good health ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

May 29, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 63 equities making new 52-week lows today. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) posted a new 52-week low on Friday. Shares dropped about ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Friday

May 29, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday following a disappointing second estimate on U.S. first quarter GDP. Chicago’s PMI dropped more than expected and the consumer sentiment index slipped ...
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2 Weekend Lotteries Now Over $400 Million: What to Do (or Not Do) If You Win

This is a big weekend for state lottery drawings, which means that the new American dream of winning the lottery is going to be alive and well all weekend. What ...
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Average Cost of Data Breach Rises to $3.8 Million

Based on a study of 350 companies in 11 countries, the average data breach costs a company an average of $3.79 million, or $154 for every lost or stolen record. ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Likes 3 Telecom Equipment Stocks

One analyst is scrutinizing a few companies in the telecom field. As this industry continues to move and grow, Merrill Lynch is making the call early before any of these ...
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5 Reasons American Express Shareholders Are Suffering

Over the past year, the shareholders of American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) have seen the share price decline a whopping 12%, compared with an 8% increase for the Dow Jones ...
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