Deere, GameStop and More Earnings Coming This Week

Thanksgiving is coming this week and the markets will be taking Thursday off. Also, many people will be taking off the Wednesday before and Friday after. So most of the ...
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IPO News This Week: A Holiday Break After Another Big Week

There were 10 initial public offerings (IPOs) on the calendar last week and 9 firms succeeded in gaining access to the public markets although a couple of those scheduled were ...
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The Week’s Top Homes: A Place with Snap! Crackle! Pop! and a $45 Million Mansion

Even though most of us cannot afford to do any more than look at pictures of multi-million homes, there are a lot of us who like to do so. After ...
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Why Does the IEA Always Underestimate Solar Energy’s Rapid Growth?

Baseball philosopher Yogi Berra once said, "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future." That doesn't stop people from making them, mostly because predictions going out years or decades ...
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Chevy Slashes Price Of A Corvette By $9,000 As Sales Crash

GM's (NYSE: GM) Chevy says it is "closeout" time for the 2017 versions of many of its cars. Among the vehicles with the largest discounts is the 2017 Corvette Z06 ...
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Why Analysts Are Taking Entirely Different Views on Walmart and Target in an Amazon World

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has threatened retailers for years now with lower priced goods at the click of a mouse, but while some retailers have fought back and built out ...
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5 Reasons to Buy a Home During the Holiday Season

While most people have their minds on holiday shopping, the season can be a good time to shop for a new home. Shopping malls can be crowded and e-commerce sites ...
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Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.2%, Alaska’s at 7.2%

Alaska, the 49th state to join the Union, on January 3, 1959, had the highest unemployment rate of any state in October at 7.2%. Hawaii, the 50th, which became a ...
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Meet the Newest 2 ETFs to Play Holiday Shopping

Thanksgiving is upon us this coming week. And just in time for Black Friday, ProShares is dropping two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) that investors can use to play Black ...
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General Electric Sinks Further as DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shares tumbled by more than 11% last week following Monday's investor presentation by CEO John Flannery. The collapse solidified GE's position as the worst performing ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Cisco After Earnings

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported its most recent quarterly results this week past, and many were wondering if the company could make a comeback after being relatively stagnant for ...
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Foot Locker Becomes the Perfect Retailer

Foot Locker Inc.'s (NYSE: FL) shares rose 28% after it announced earnings, which was a partial counterbalance to a string of poor financial data from other retailers. Some argue that ...
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Boeing Remains Best Dow Stock on Boost From Dubai Orders

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 0.5% last week, making up for an equal-sized loss the week before. The stock easily held on to its position as the ...
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Volkswagen’s $40 Billion Offensive

Volkswagen's dictionary of terms used by management includes a word that most other car manufacturing executives don't use. The German giant is about to go on the "offensive" as it ...
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Neighborhoods With the Most Outrageous Christmas Lights in Every State

Americans have been decorating their homes with outdoor lights during the holidays since suburbia exploded in growth after World War II. To that end, we buy an estimated 150 million ...
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