How New Prospects Are Pushing PayPal to New Highs

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) reported first quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The company posted $0.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.98 billion in revenue, versus consensus ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 26, 2017: The S&P 500 closed lower on the day, up 0.04% and 1.00 points to 2,387.59. Separately the DJIA closed down 0.09% on the day at 20,976.74, down approximately 19.38 points. Overall ...
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DDR Corp., New York Community Bank Sink into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 26, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 41 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Verizon, United Technologies Prop Up DJIA on Wednesday

April 26, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday and bounced around in positive territory throughout the day's session. Optimism related to the Trump administration's tax reform proposal also put some ...
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10 Points to Consider About the Proposed Trump Tax Plan

The two unavoidable things in life are death and taxes. Depending upon how you view things, there might at least be less of a tax burden under President Donald Trump's ...
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Cree’s Dilemma: Are LED Lights Just Too Good for Consumers?

Investors thought there was an absolute fortune to be made in light-emitting diodes. The LED opportunity is that LED light bulbs with two-lead semiconductor light sources and their longer lasting ...
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SEC Issues Fraud Charges Against Broker in Commission Scam

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged a former broker with knowingly or recklessly trading unsuitable investment products in the accounts of five customers and misappropriating over $170,000 ...
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Speak Up, Your Digital Devices Want to Hear From You

Voice-activated devices like smartphones, tablets and digital home assistants get a lot of attention and, in the case of smartphones at least, a lot of use. Overall, 76% of U.S. ...
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What to Expect From Alphabet, Amazon, and More Major Tech Companies Reporting Thursday

Over the course of this week, markets have largely been driven higher as the result of some amazing earnings. Roughly one-third of the Dow reported this week, and the index ...
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Wal-Mart Cuts Money Transfer Fees

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Wednesday morning that it is cutting fees beginning today on its Walmart2Walmart money transfer service. Next month the company plans to introduce another transfer ...
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AbbVie, Celgene and 2 More Major Biotechs Reporting Earnings Thursday

Earnings season is now in full swing, and we have put together a preview of some of the world’s largest biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies reporting their earnings on Thursday. With ...
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Crude Oil Prices Rise Sharply on Big Drop in Crude Inventories

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 3.6 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Is This the Turnaround Twitter Is Looking For?

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. Although this is the first quarter that revenues have dropped for the company since it ...
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Fill Up on Monday to Get the Best Price on Gas

Gasoline pump prices are currently at a 19-month high and are expected to continue rising right into the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the traditional start of the summer driving season. ...
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Short Sellers Take Mixed Stance on Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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