25 Counties With the Widest Income Gaps

The gap between the rich and poor has continued to widen in the United States. While the wealthiest 5% of U.S. households earn at least $203,000 annually, the bottom 20% ...
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OPEC Oil Production Cuts vs US Production Growth a Stalemate?

The announcement that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its 11 partners are extending their 1.6 million barrel per day production cuts through the first quarter of ...
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Nutanix Wins Big Despite Q3 Net Loss

When Nutanix Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results late on Thursday, the company posted a net loss of $0.42 per share and $191.8 million in revenue. The consensus ...
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Merrill Lynch Loves These 4 Buy-Rated Blue Chip Dividend Sector Leaders

In an expensive market there is one good path for investors to follow: stick with the companies that have upside earnings potential, and stay with sector leaders that have shown ...
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Is Obama’s $500 Million Library Excessive?

President Barack Obama revealed earlier this month his plans for a presidential museum and library to be built in Jackson Park on the South Side of Chicago, on the grounds ...
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How Marvell Won on Earnings

When Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) released its fiscal first-quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.24 in earnings per share ...
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Appian IPO Pops 25%

Enterprise software developer Appian Corp. (NASDAQ: APPN) sold 6.25 million shares in its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, raising $75 million. The shares rose as much as 36% before ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Costco, Deckers Outdoor, Qualcomm, Shell, Shire, Ulta Beauty and More

The market continued its winning ways yesterday, and while we're off to a slow start this morning, it’s looking like the month of May should end up closing out with gains ...
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Why Ulta Beauty Shares Are Making a Run

When Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday, the company said that it had $1.91 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Will Latest Pirates of the Caribbean Film Deliver for Disney?

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," the fifth installment of the blockbuster Disney movie franchise, is set to open Memorial Day weekend. Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Buy 3 Top Wall Street Investment Banks Now

While there has been some considerable discussion recently about the return of Glass-Steagall, which separated commercial banking from investment banking, it hasn’t happened yet, and the big Wall Street firms ...
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Millennials’ Go-To Source for News? Facebook

Nearly half (40%) of millennials use the news feed at Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) social media site as their source for news. That's far higher than the percentage that uses ...
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GameStop Sinks Despite Beating Earnings

When GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed Thursday, the company said that it had $0.63 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.05 billion in ...
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676 Data Breaches in 2017 as Record Pace Continues

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 676 data breaches recorded this year through May 23 and that more than 10.2 million ...
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Some Uber Riders Have Started to Ditch Their Cars

According to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll, some riders who use Uber and Lyft have given up their cars. Others will do so in the near future. The trend is bad news ...
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