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Leading Indicators Point to Stronger Economy This Summer

The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index increased in March, its third consecutive gain. More importantly, the Conference Board suggests this hints at accelerated growth likely into the summer. That will ...
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Odds of Sarepta Drug Approval Rise Sharply

Shares of drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT) went through the roof Monday morning following an announcement that the company plans to have a New Drug Application (NDA) filed with ...
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Earnings Preview for Netflix, and Chances of Apple Buyout

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is due to report earnings after the close of trading on Monday. With so many ponderings about whether Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) should just acquire Netflix ...
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Halliburton Company Earnings Point at New 52-Week High

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Top Biotech and Health Care Picks With Huge Upside

Since March 4, the biotech index is off a massive 19%. There has been plenty of Wall Street speculation on why the sell-off was so violent, but at the end ...
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Chicago Fed National Activity Meets Expectations, but Disappoints

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) is out for the month of March, and this is often used as one of the first super-regional economic readings. It is used ...
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UBS Says Top Tech Stocks Are Way Oversold and Could Bounce Soon

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) kicked off the tech earnings season with yet another quarter of very disappointing numbers. That helped to drag down the S&P tech sector 1.5% ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Lululemon, Oracle, Coca-Cola, Yum! Brands and More

Stocks have recovered from their selling, and now we have the first week with dozens and dozens of earnings reports coming due. Many investors remain wary about growth, wanting bull ...
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Why AMD Can Still Potentially Double in Its Turnaround

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) remains on track as a candidate that could still potentially see its stock double in 2014 after such a solid earnings report from last ...
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Top Ten Green Cars

When the editors at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) made their list of the top green cars last year, the 2014 winner was not even available. There is a novelty factor ...
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Kimberly-Clark Tops Low Expectations

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) reported first-quarter results before U.S. markets opened Monday. The personal care and health care company posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.48 on revenues of ...
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North Dakota Unemployment Rate at 2.6%

Attribute it to the benefits of shale. North Dakota, much of which sits atop of the Bakken Formation, one of the largest natural gas formations in the world, has a ...
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Jeep to Lure Chinese Drivers With Models Made in China

The soon-to-be Fiat Chrysler Automobiles company announced on Saturday that it will begin producing three new Jeep models in China by the end of next year. China is the world’s ...
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Nike Ends Smartwatch Competition With Apple

"Wearables," essential smart devices which people can use as they would glasses or wrist watches, are considered the future of the portable consumer electronics device business which has effectively killed ...
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What Comcast Would Divest for Time Warner Deal

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) know they will have to part with some parts of the companies if the proposed merger is going to receive ...
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