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Six Flags Rides Higher on Key Analyst Update

As the third quarter is winding down, Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: SIX) capitalized on what was the tail end of summer. One key analyst is reflecting this in its ...
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Gas Prices Headed Below $2 a Gallon

A gallon of regular gasoline costs $2.44 on average in the United States on Thursday, nearly a full dollar less than a year ago, and it is the lowest gas ...
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Boeing Delivers 64 Commercial Airplanes in August

In the first eight months of 2015, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has delivered 503 commercial aircraft to its customers. In August, the company delivered 64 planes, including 14 of its ...
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Diodes Pushes the Market Higher With Pericom Acquisition

Pericom Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: PSEM) led the market Thursday morning, following the announcement that it will be acquired by Diodes Inc. (NASDAQ: DIOD). The boards of both companies have approved ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Jobs

 Some occupations are better positioned to capitalize on economic, demographic, and workplace trends than others. From 2005 through 2014, for example, employment of service unit operators in natural resources industries ...
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Jobs

 The economic recession of the last decade decimated the U.S. labor market, with millions of Americans losing their jobs. To this day, many occupations remain below their pre-recession employment levels. ...
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Natural Gas Price Ticks Lower After Massive Addition to Storage

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 94 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 28. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Key Analyst: What to Expect From Apple’s Keynote in September

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has seen its shares fall from grace in the past quarter, but things are starting to turn around for this tech giant. In just the past ...
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Dying Twitter Is Huge Source of Breaking News

While all eyes are on Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) and its search for a chief executive officer to lift the company’s sagging share prospects, there are some signs that if ...
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Are Millennial Media Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE: MM) was leading the charge in the market on Thursday morning on news that it will be acquired. AOL announced its continued investment in cross-platform programmatic ...
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Positive International Trade Report Lifts Preliminary GDP Estimates

In the most recent international trade release, the nation's trade gap narrowed to a nearly as expected $41.9 billion in July, after an upward revised gap of $45.2 billion was ...
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Q1 Revenue Lifts Medtronic Over Low Earnings Bar

Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company said it had $1.02 in earnings per share (EPS) on $7.3 billion ...
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In Criticizing China for Devaluation, Jack Lew Reveals His Own Confusion

Thursday morning on CNBC, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew had some strong words for China, though lacking much content. In an apparent criticism of China’s devaluation of the yuan that immediately ...
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Claims for Jobless Benefits Up 12,000 Last Week

New claims for unemployment benefits rose by 12,000 in the week ending August 29, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Labor released Thursday morning. The seasonally ...
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Ciena Releases Mixed Q3 Results, Names New COO

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) released its fiscal third-quarter financial results on Thursday before the markets opened. The company said it had $0.37 in earnings per share (EPS) on $602.9 million ...
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