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Can an Outsider Turn Hertz Around?

Rental car company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) on Thursday named John Tague as president and chief executive, effective Friday. Tague replaces interim CEO Brian MacDonald, who took over ...
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Splunk Back in Favor After Earnings and Analyst Calls

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as $0.02 in earnings per share and $116.0 million in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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New York Mortgage Trust Discounted Secondary Offering, With 13% Yield

New York Mortgage Trust Inc. (NASDAQ: NYMT) announced on Thursday, that it will have a secondary offering of 13 million shares at a price of $7.94 per share. After the ...
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Will Black Friday Spawn Another Massive Data Breach?

The “official” kick-off for the holiday shopping season comes next week on Black Friday, and probably not coincidentally, last year’s massive data breach at Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reportedly began ...
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UBS’s Top Tech Stocks to Buy for 2015

With the stock market poised to hit new highs yet again, even the most confident investors may be starting to wonder about what to do for 2015. Take profits and ...
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5 Health Care Stocks That Need to Play Serious Catch Up

2014 has been another amazing year for stocks, and now the bull market is closer to being six years old and stocks have risen some 200% from the inflection bottom ...
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New Studies Return the Spotlight to Walmart Over Pay, Taxes

One thing we have come to expect as the holiday shopping season approaches is protests at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations, where the company’s workers and supporters demonstrate in ...
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4 More Biotech Stocks With Up to 200% Upside

As the Stifel health care conference continues to roll along, the analysts are getting more and more data on the top companies they cover, and many have exciting clinical and ...
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4 Gold Stocks That Can Easily Survive Lower Gold Prices

Investors still see spokespersons on TV saying to buy gold to protect their investments. That must be tough for people who listened to those same pitches three and four years ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Caterpillar, EMC, JetBlue, Intel, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated up sharply higher on Friday morning, on the heels of a surprise rate cut in China and on word that Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank ...
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Is Netflix the Real Target of Amazon’s Ad-Supported Video?

For those consumers who don’t want or need to pay $99 a year for Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime free two-day shipping, streaming video and whatever-else-the company-can-think-of service, the company ...
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Americans Rate Postal Service Highest, VA Lowest

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has lost billions of dollars. However, it does deliver the mail to every American, usually on time, at its motto suggests: Neither snow nor rain ...
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iPhone 6 Outsells iPhone 6 Plus by Wide Margin

The big iPhone 6 versus the regular sized one. According to new research, the sales levels between the two are not even close. People would rather have the traditionally sized ...
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10 Most Affordable Neighborhoods With the Best Schools

For many homebuyers, the top consideration when searching for a place to live is where their children will go to school. As a result, consistently stellar schools often go hand-in-hand ...
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Gap Cuts Outlook After Sales Weaken

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. The clothing retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 on revenues of $3.97 billion. In ...
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