Should Lower Consumer Confidence Act be a Red Flag for Stock Market Bulls?

The end of 2016 and the start of 2017 have been quite positive for the equity markets. The driving forces include promises of a more pro-business and tax-friendly regime, but ...
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Can Netflix Jumpstart the Streaming Revolution in China?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) saw its shares rise handily in Tuesday’s session after it was announced that the online streaming company is in talks with Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) subsidiary ...
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Why Barrick’s Shadow Spreads Over Newmont and Gold Giants

When one of the top gold miners, or the top gold miner in the world, has bad news it tends to impact the chain all the way down. That is ...
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Boeing, P&G and 5 More Key Earnings Reports Coming Wednesday

The U.S. broad markets posted a handy gain on Tuesday following a series of strong earnings reports. This was also a record session for the Nasdaq with the index hitting ...
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AT&T Kicks Off 5G Network, Prepares to Fight Off Competing Bid for Straight Path

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday morning that it plans to roll out its 5G Evolution service to more than 20 U.S. cities by the end of this ...
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Dole Food Gears Up for IPO

Dole Food Company has registered 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 ...
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China To Dwarf U.S. Car Sales In Seven Years

The government of China said Tuesday morning that it expects its annual automobile production output to reach 30 million by 2020 and 35 million by 2025. The Ministry of Industry ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Growing Much More Bullish on Best Buy

Although Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) had a relatively weak fourth quarter, one key analyst believes that this electronics retailer is well-positioned to improve over the course of the ...
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Why Lockheed Results Are Not Dragging Defense Stocks Down

When earnings and revenues and guidance all come in at lower-than-expected levels, a company's stock price usually takes some punishment. That's what's happening to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) Tuesday ...
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How JetBlue Earnings Are Taking Flight Over the Competition

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Tuesday. Airline stocks have been under fire as of late after the United Continental ...
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Analysts Try to Defend Express Scripts After Anthem Contract Loss

Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ: ESRX) is among the biggest large cap losers on Wall Street on Tuesday. It's as if the market bounce doesn't even matter. With a drop of ...
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3M Shares Back Off Slightly After Earnings and Guidance Beat

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) released its most recent quarterly earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $2.16 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Merrill Lynch Reverses Stance on General Electric With Big Analyst Downgrade

When analysts issue flash research notes after earnings or other key news events, it is no unheard of that their initial stance gets muted or reversed. After all, analysts are ...
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Boeing’s Dilemma: 1 New Airplane or 2 to Address Middle Market?

According to an exclusive report Tuesday morning from Reuters and U.S. News & World Report, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its ...
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Why Deutsche Bank Sees Big Upside in 3 Clean Tech Stocks

While the focus on clean technology and the solar sector is now somewhat less of a priority with the Trump administration in place, the bottom line is the sector has ...
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