Gap Cuts Outlook After Sales Weaken

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported third quarter 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the clothing retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 on revenues ...
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GameStop Earnings Fall Short of Expectations

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported its third-quarter earnings Thursday after the market close as $0.57 in earnings per share and $2.09 billion in revenue against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

November 20, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 102 equities making new 52-week lows today. BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP)) dropped about 2.7% today to post a new 52-week ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Lifted Thursday’s Market

November 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following PMI reports from China, Japan and the eurozone that were disappointing. A 13-month high in existing home sales and a huge ...
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Is Twitter Insider Selling Holding Back Its Recovery

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has not been recovering with the rest of the bull market stocks since the sell-off ended in mid-October. It could be earnings and continued valuation concerns ...
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Thanksgiving Travel Forecast at 7-Year High

With gasoline prices at a five-year low, AAA Travel predicts that 46.3 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate the holiday, the highest number of travelers since ...
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Shoppers Revving Up for Thanksgiving Weekend Rush

Regardless of the early sales and other promotions to get them into the stores earlier this year, more than 80% of U.S. consumers have most of their holiday shopping still ...
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Intel Delivers Big Surprise With Dividend Hike and 2015 Guidance

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) may be hosting its annual investor meeting, but there was a significant surprise that many investors had been warned previously not to expect. Intel is raising ...
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U.S. Senate Report Documents Banks’ Commodity Shenanigans

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hold two days of hearings related to its own report on the activities of big Wall Street banks in the ...
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Did Bill Gross Contribute to (or Write) the Goldman Sachs Top 2015 Predictions?

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) may be in the hot seat over its commodities business right now, among other issues from time to time, but the firm is still ...
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Best Selling Cars in the World

Estimates for new car and light truck sales in 2014 vary in a range of around 85.5 million to about 87.0 million. Any number in the range will be a ...
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Investors More Than Just Hungry for Habit IPO

Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) entered the market Thursday morning in its initial public offering (IPO). The 5 million share offering original priced at $18 apiece, but they went on ...
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Would Casinos Really Make Good REITs?

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) shares have responded favorably to news that the company presented a plan to creditors that would restructure the company into a real estate investment trust ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Drop Sends Prices Higher

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Friday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 17 billion cubic feet for the week ending November 14. That compared with an ...
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October Sales of Existing Homes Rise to 13-Month High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in October rose 1.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.26 million ...
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