How Obamacare Increased Insurance Coverage In Every State

President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 23, 2010, and open enrollment for all Americans began on October 1, 2013. While the ultimate ...
Read Full Story »

World Population To Reach Over 11 Billion.. In 2100

Very long-term forecasts about anything are a wasted exercise. So much can go wrong to disprove them. That did not keep The U.N.'s Department of Social Economic and Social Affairs ...
Read Full Story »
Drought map June 24 2015

California Saved More Water Than It Had To

The State of California instituted a law which mandated a 25% cut in water use. People and businesses did better than that, with a drop in use of 27.3% in ...
Read Full Story »

Increase In Minimum Wage Could Rocket Fast Food Prices Higher By 25%

What will happen if the minimum wage paid by companies which offer fast food moves to $15? Food prices charged by these companies to customers would rise modestly. If that ...
Read Full Story »
Mantle Topps 1952

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Baseball Card May Set Auction Record

There may be a new record or personal-best set for die-hard baseball card collectors.  Goldin Auctions has one of the top samples of the famed 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball ...
Read Full Story »
buy sell

5 Big After-Hours Earnings Winners

Earnings season is well underway, and there are many big winners and losers after earnings each day. 24/7 Wall St. has been tracking the individual reports for the biggest and ...
Read Full Story »
down market

The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

July 30, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among the 124 equities making new 52-week lows today. Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) posted a new 52-week ...
Read Full Story »
Computer Password

FireEye, When a CFO Departure Disrupts Solid Earnings

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) reported its second quarter financial results Thursday after the markets closed. The cyber security firm had a net loss of $0.41 per share on $147.2 million ...
Read Full Story »
The Sims 4

Are EA Earnings Enough For Investors?

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) released its fiscal first-quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Thursday. The video game designer had $0.15 in earnings per share (EPS) on $693 million ...
Read Full Story »

Amgen Earnings Point to New 52-Week High

Amgen Corp. (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported fiscal second quarter 2015 earnings Thursday afternoon after equity markets had closed. The biotech firm posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.57 on revenues ...
Read Full Story »

LinkedIn Blows Out Earnings Expectations

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) is still considered to be the social media winner for business, and its shares traded higher after beating earnings expectations. While the net loss was listed ...
Read Full Story »
stock symbol ticker

The 4 Stocks That Edged the Dow Up on Thursday

July 30, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a rather disappointing first reading of U.S. second-quarter GDP. Weakness in the Chinese equities market also played a role in the ...
Read Full Story »

What Exxon and Chevron Earnings Will Say About Big Oil Dividend Coverage

Friday will mark the crest of earnings season for the Dow and S&P 500, but it will also bring earnings reports from both of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's oil ...
Read Full Story »

Why Merrill Lynch Upgraded Aetna

Merrill Lynch upgraded Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) to Buy from Neutral but maintains its price objective at $132, implying an 18% upside. Since the announcement that Aetna will acquire Humana ...
Read Full Story »

SoulCycle Files For IPO

SoulCycle Inc. filed an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given in the filing but the offering is ...
Read Full Story »