California Ranked as Worst State for Identity Theft

The Equifax data breach, affecting the information of an estimated 145.5 million American consumers, was one of the largest hacks in cybercrime history. But the credit bureau is hardly alone. ...
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Hackers Ramp Up Efforts Against Schools

Hackers have increased their efforts to get into databases and email of schools and other educational organizations, according to the Department of Education. The online thieves have begun attempts to ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Long-time American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) CEO Kenneth Chenault will step down. He leaves a mixed record as the company has been troubled by the success of other credit cards ...
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Bing Predicts: NFL Week 7

The most head-scratching result came in the Sunday night game. Really, who would have predicted that the New York Giants would fly into Denver without six starters and pick up ...
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Forget DJIA 23,000 — Why DJIA 25,00 May Be in the Cards for 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average may be an antiquated index, but it is also how the public still mostly judges "the stock market" for its gains and losses. With the ...
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Kinder Morgan Earnings, Revenues Solid, Forecast on Target

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported third-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Wednesday. The midstream giant posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15 per share on revenues of $3.28 ...
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Amex Earnings Not Enough For Investors Amid CEO Shuffle

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported third-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The company said that it had $1.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.44 billion in revenue, ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 18, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat at 2,561.24. The DJIA closed up 0.69% at 23,156.84. Separately, the Nasdaq was relatively flat at 6,624.22. Wednesday was a positive day for ...
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Coty, Enterprise Transfer Partners Dive into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 18, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 55 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 ...
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IBM, Goldman Sachs Push DJIA Higher Wednesday

October 18, 2017: Markets opened higher Wednesday with the Dow blue-chips way out ahead of the pack. IBM is leading the charge as the tech sector has posted a decent ...
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Exxon Mobil Expands With Permian Basin Terminal Acquisition

It seems like Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) is located in just about every major oil and gas effort around the planet. After all, it is the largest American oil ...
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Will Eli Lilly’s mRNA Cancer Vaccine Investment Hit Paydirt?

It is not unusual for big biotech and pharmaceutical companies to sign research and development pacts with smaller companies and smaller entities. These pacts often come with big price tags ...
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What to Expect When United Continental Reports After the Close

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is set to report its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. Although airlines in general have not had that bad ...
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Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has issued a safety recall for more than 1.1 million U.S., 222,000 Canadian and 21,000 Mexican pickups to repair a faulty door latch. The recalled ...
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10 Best States for Business Taxes

Much of the toughest U.S. competition for new businesses and new jobs comes not from developing countries like India or Pakistan, but from another of the 50 United States. To ...
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