A Single Robot May Cost Up to 6 Workers’ Jobs

The word "robot" first appeared in a play called "R.U.R.," written in 1920 by Czech playwright Karel Capek. Depending on who you believe, in just over 100 years, by 2025, ...
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Why This Key Analyst Has a Mixed View of Vertex’s Win

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) shares jumped after the firm released results from two Phase 3 studies in the treatment of cystic fibrosis in ages 12 and older. Ultimately they ...
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Bezos vs Buffett: Amazon Worth as Much as Berkshire Hathaway?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) received a positive assessment of its stock price by research firm Barclays, which pushed its share price to an all-time high of $870. In the process, ...
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The Least Healthy County in Every State

By many health measures, the United States, a nation of over 320 million, is an anomaly. Despite health spending approaching $10,000 per person -- which amounts to twice and even ...
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What to Expect When Lululemon Reports Earnings

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $1.01 in earnings ...
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Expect More Federal Reserve Rate Hikes in 2017

If the Federal Reserve and the financial markets are correct, 2017 will end up being the year that interest rates start to become more and more normalized on a historical ...
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Global Spending on Data Security to Reach $82 Billion in 2017

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software and services is forecast to reach $81.7 billion in 2017, on its way to $105 billion by 2020. That's a compound annual growth rate ...
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Would It Make Sense for Amazon to Acquire Shopify?

Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) has defied the direction of the major markets in the past week, with its shares having gained about 8%. Its stock also has surged almost 70% ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Carnival After Earnings

When Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, the reaction from investors was relatively flat and analysts took a somewhat neutral view on the stock. ...
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States Losing and Gaining the Most Homebuyers

Americans, who for a long time moved readily from one state to another, have become less mobile. Over the past 30 years, the median length of time between a recorded ...
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If BlackRock Is Turning to Investing Robots, Should You Too?

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) is known as one of the elite financial firms in the world, but it seems that it is becoming less human. Essentially, the firm is taking ...
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Crude Oil Prices Bounces Higher Following Big Drop in Gasoline Supply

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 900,000 barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial crude ...
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Tuesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

A few biopharma stocks made massive runs on Wednesday morning as the result of clinical trial results and earnings. Although not all these moves were positive, the overall sentiment was ...
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The Big Dividend-Paying Banks Have Been Mauled: 4 to Buy Now

There’s an old saying on Wall Street and it still rings true today: “Stocks go up like an escalator, and down like an elevator.” Boy has that ever been the ...
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Android to Overtake Apple iOS in App Sales This Year

It's no secret that owners of an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone are willing to pay a premium for the device. And even though smartphones that use Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ...
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