2015 Nissan Versa Note

Cars Recalled This Week Total 308,000

Automakers initiated at least two major recalls in the past week. One was rather larger and the other much smaller, but the smaller one could be the more problematic of ...
Read Full Story »
Oil drilling rig

Hedge Funds Cut Short Positions in Oil; Rig Count Falls by 13

In the week ended September 4, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 662, compared with 675 in the prior week and 1,584 a year ...
Read Full Story »
Biotechnology word cloud

5 Top Biotech Stocks That Ran This Past Week

Over the past week, a few biotech companies made absolutely massive runs. In the past year, the health care sector was on fire from positive trials, U.S. Food and Drug ...
Read Full Story »
Boeing-767-FedEx

Trouble Brewing in Boeing Freighter Market?

Air cargo volumes are either growing slowly or shrinking slowly, depending on your point of view. In either case, though, this is not good news for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). On ...
Read Full Story »
fda_logo

4 New Big FDA Decisions Expected in September

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, similar to that ...
Read Full Story »
Marijuana Plants

Marijuana Price Rises 4% to $2,128 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, September 4, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis jumped more than $80 from $2,045 in the prior week to $2,128. The price ...
Read Full Story »
ThinkstockPhotos-177444127

Driverless Cars Could Cut Deaths 80%

Driverless cars may upset the sales hold that driver-controlled cars have had since the first automobile was put on the road. The race to perfect these cars has already started. ...
Read Full Story »
465448648

Black American Unemployment Rate Continues Above 9%

While unemployment on a national basis dropped to 5.1% as the economy added 173,000 jobs, among the groups that continue to have a high unemployment rate is black Americans, where ...
Read Full Story »
down market

The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

September 4, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 169 equities making new 52-week lows today. Just a reminder: U.S. markets are closed Monday, September 7, for ...
Read Full Story »
stock symbol ticker

The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

September 4, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday following the nonfarm payroll report this morning, likely because the low headline unemployment rate (5.1%) and the four-week average job growth total ...
Read Full Story »
headlights

Despite Strong August Sales, Top Auto Companies on the Decline

Markets were sliding into the close on Friday, and they were dragged down in part to major auto companies. This was unexpected as most of these companies posted solid August ...
Read Full Story »
apple iphone 6 intro

Apple Widens US Smartphone Subscriber Share Lead

For the three-month period ending in July, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) gained 1.1% share of the U.S. smartphone subscriber market and now leads all original equipment makers with a 44.2% ...
Read Full Story »
Traders

Top 4 Movers in Friday’s Session

The broad markets are down across the board in Friday’s trading session with the Dow down nearly 1.5%. Traders expected increased volatility in this session, being that this is the ...
Read Full Story »
135093244

PointClickCare Gears Up for IPO

PointClickCare Corp. has filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the ...
Read Full Story »
coal train

Coal Miners Take Another Beating on Friday

Coal-mining stocks have dropped from about 1% to 10% on Friday, with Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) falling the most. No news on fundamentals in the coal business explain the ...
Read Full Story »