Chicago Fed Slips in July

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is of course a regional Fed branch, but the institution releases a national economic reading called the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI). After ...
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How Drug Overdose is a Leading Cause of Death Among Young People

America is hooked on pain-relieving opioids. In 2015, more than 33,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a synthetic ...
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Syros Pharma Wins Orphan Designation From FDA

Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYRS) saw its shares rise in premarket trading Monday after the Cambridge, Mass-based company announced a critical update that it received from the U.S. Food and ...
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10 Companies with the Biggest 2016 Share Buybacks

As the U.S. economy clawed its way back from the depths of the financial crisis, the stock market recovered too, only more quickly. Partly that was because of public companies' ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Baker Hughes, Blue Apron, Deere, Foot Locker, Lululemon, Nike, Plains All American, Total and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Monday ahead of the Great American Eclipse, but investors need to keep in mind that the markets are still very close to ...
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Chinese Automaker Sets Sights on Fiat Chrysler

Great Wall Motor Co. has confirmed it is is interested in bidding for all or part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE: FCAU), a company official said Monday, as the Chinese ...
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Detroit’s Recovery Leaves A Lot Of People Behind

The organization Detroit Future City recently published an analysis of the Detroit's recovery. The report is entitled "139 Square Miles".  The authors were less optimistic in their assessment of Detroit's ...
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6 Most Important Things In Business Today

According to Reuters, Texas power company Oncor has been bought by Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE)  Warren Buffett had also bid for the operation. The news service reports: Texas utility Energy ...
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HP, Salesforce 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 have pulled back handily from ...
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IPOs This Week: Two Offerings Last Week Likely Put Paid to August IPOs

A blank-check company and a media company together raised $380 million on the capital markets last week. There are no IPOs currently scheduled for the next three weeks. Blank-check firm ...
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If Jeff Immelt Failed at GE, Can He Fix Uber?

Out of the frying pan and into the fire -- that seems to be what's in store for former GE CEO Jeff Immelt, who is reported to be the frontrunner ...
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VW Reveals Electric Microbus — Can You Wait Until 2022?

3d illustration of a psychedelic vintage VW hippie van.At the annual Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach, one of the iconic vehicles of the last six decades got a new ...
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Breitbart News Network by the Numbers

According to the official story put out by the White House press office, Trump administration chief strategist Steve Bannon and chief of staff John Kelly "mutually agreed" that Bannon's last ...
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Boeing Reigns as DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017

For the first time in three weeks, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock posted a week-over-week gain. Shares added about 0.3% last week and pushed Boeing's year-to-date share price gain to ...
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General Electric Stuck in Role as DJIA’s Worst Stock of 2017

General Electric Co.'s (NYSE: GE) share price fell again last week. Shares dipped 2.3% week over week, after dropping 2.2% in the previous week, and the company widened its lead ...
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