General Motors headquarters

Detroit’s Housing Market Has Never Recovered

S&P Case Shiller released its housing data for June, and Detroit did fairly well. Home prices rose 10.3%, compared to the same month last year. That was against a national ...
Read Full Story »
AT&T logo

Stocks With the Largest Short Interest

Several companies had more than 100 million shares sold short for the two-week period that ended on August 15. Among these was perennial leader Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), ...
Read Full Story »
146821322

What Happened to All the Gun Buyers?

Something has gone wrong in gun land. The frenzy of pistol and rifle purchases has abated, without any easy answer for the trend. Large, publicly traded gun company Smith &Wesson ...
Read Full Story »
505982429

America’s Disappearing Jobs

After the Great Recession, which cost millions of Americans their jobs, the U.S. labor market has begun to heal. So far this year the United States has added an average ...
Read Full Story »
RAM

Analog Devices Earnings Report Keeps The Doors Open

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) has reported earnings for its fiscal third quarter. The chip maker’s earnings came in at $0.63 in earnings per share and $722.4 million in revenues. This compares ...
Read Full Story »
down market

The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

August 26, 2014: Among the 23 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT: AMPE) dropped nearly 5%% on Tuesday to post a ...
Read Full Story »
stock symbol ticker

The 4 Stocks That Pushed the DJIA and S&P 500 to New Highs

August 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday following a huge jump in durable goods orders, a better-than-expected report on consumer confidence, and a slowdown in home price increases. The ...
Read Full Story »
Ram 2015 HD pkup

Dodge Heavy Duty Ram Pickup Claims Victory in Specs Battle

At the start of the new car season, Chrysler Group LLC on Monday introduced its latest versions of the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks, claiming superior ...
Read Full Story »
air travel

The Risks to Travel Sites: Providers No Longer Allow Price Comparisons

The online travel business is both one of the oldest e-commerce sectors and one of its better growing sectors as well. In the United States, online travel sales totaled $111 ...
Read Full Story »
Online shopping

Can Tiffany, Williams-Sonoma and Abercrombie Earnings Please Investors?

While earnings season is underway, there are still several key earnings reports for investors to pay attention to. That is particularly true in the retail sector. 24/7 Wall St. has ...
Read Full Story »
Credit cards

Is Higher Credit Card Debt Increasing Risks of Another Subprime Bubble?

24/7 Wall St. has been looking for anomalies in the economy to find trends since the end of the Great Recession -- trends both good and bad. You may have ...
Read Full Story »
Tax

Companies That Have Cut Their U.S. Tax Bills the Most

The agreement between Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) has brought the tax inversion issue back to the front burner again. That Warren ...
Read Full Story »
SL550

Mercedes Ranks Number 1 in Customer Satisfaction

Compared with the second quarter of last year, overall U.S. customer satisfaction with all products was down 0.1%. That’s not good, but far better than the drop of 0.8% in ...
Read Full Story »
87476257

Despite Strong Performance, Analysts Still See Upside in Mobileye

Mobileye N.V. (NYSE: MBLY) had an initial public offering (IPO) at the beginning of August, which was reportedly the largest recorded for an Israel-based company on the U.S. equities market. ...
Read Full Story »
145922793

Kite Pharma Surges on Positive Lymphoma Study of Only 13 Patients

Kite Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: KITE) made a big hit in the after-hours market on Monday with its announcement that it has had positive results in a clinical trial regarding the ...
Read Full Story »