What to Expect from Disney Earnings

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is set to report its second quarter financial results on Tuesday after the markets close. There are consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that call ...
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Alpha Natural Resources Surprises No One With Bankruptcy Filing

In a move that took no one by surprise, Alpha Natural Resources filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday morning. The company, which traded on the New York Stock Exchange ...
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Can Sprint Turn Itself Around This Quarter With Earnings?

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The most recent consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are a net loss ...
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What Can Save Twitter?

Shares of social media company Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) have not traded below $30 a share since its initial public offering in November of 2013. That was until Monday, when ...
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Apple 200-Day Moving Average Chart Breakdown, Concerns of 2012 All Over Again

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the largest company by market cap and profitability in the world. It has products that generally enthrall the consumer electronics world. And it is one ...
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Why the High-Yield Dividend at Frontier Is Safe After Earnings

Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) reported its second-quarter financial results Monday before the markets opened. The company has $0.03 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.37 billion in revenue, compared ...
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How to View Unemployment and Payrolls This Week

This coming Friday we will get to see the U.S. Labor Department's report on payrolls and unemployment data for the month of July. Investors get many sneak peaks and teases ...
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Why Assurant Is Now So Attractive

Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) shares were not just at 52-week highs on Monday. They were at all-time highs. The driving force was an extraordinary analyst upgrade from Bank of America ...
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Can Management Really Take Global-Tech Private?

Global-Tech Advanced Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: GAI) was perhaps the biggest mover in the market Monday morning. Shares were up over 100% on news of a “going private” offer. It is ...
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GM Winning Numbers Battle, but Ford’s Margins Hard to Beat in Pickup Wars

After a slow month in June, sales of pickup trucks headed higher in July -- much higher for one automaker, a bounce-back for another and stable, if slow, growth for ...
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Why Credit Suisse Added Autodesk to 2 Focus Lists

In an effort to address the evolving needs of its users, Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has shifted to more cloud computing options, increasing its suite offerings and expanding its product ...
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GM Blasts Sales Estimates in July

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total July sales of 272,512 vehicles, a rise of 6% compared with July 2014. The July total represents the best combined total of all ...
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Ford Trucks, SUVs Drive July Sales to 9-Year High

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Tuesday posted a U.S. sales increase of 5% year over year in July to 222,731 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with July 2014 sales ...
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Independent Research Firm Sees Higher Upside in Amgen

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported strong second-quarter earnings last week. According to one independent research firm, these earnings, along with a strong pipeline and general outlook, have positioned this biotech ...
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ISM Manufacturing Shows Weaker Growth

The ISM Manufacturing Index for July was released early Monday, showing another report in positive territory at 52.7 for the month. Unfortunately, that was in the wrong direction from last ...
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