Facebook Gives In to Pre-Roll Advertising

Early this year Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) launched a test of advertising placed in the middle of content publishers' videos. These "mid-roll" ads are similar to those commercials all of ...
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JPMorgan Out With 4 Large Cap Semiconductor Stock Picks for 2018

If any segment has had breathtaking returns over the past two years it has been the semiconductors. Investors who stayed long the red-hot companies focused on Internet of Things (IoT), ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Delta Air Lines, Express Scripts, Form Factor, Marathon Oil, Under Armour, Valeant Pharmaceutical and More

The futures traded higher this Friday morning as investors looked to wrap up a solid week on Wall Street. With just two weeks left in 2017, we may start to ...
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What Analysts Say About Oracle After Earnings

When Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported fiscal second-quarter earnings on Thursday evening, the company's stock price took a 6% hit largely due to less-than-expected revenue growth in its cloud business. ...
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5 Solid Oil Services Stocks to Buy for Upside in 2018

Every day it seems like we see new highs in the S&P 500, and bitcoin up another $1,000, and for most investors the urge to chase the performance and huge ...
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Can New Star Wars Movie Top $200 Million During First Weekend?

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) pays more than $52 billion to buy some major assets from Fox, where does the money come from? Movie franchises like Star Wars play ...
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Why Costco Keeps Beating Profit Estimates

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal 2018 first-quarter results after markets closed on Thursday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.45 on revenue ...
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Pfizer Headed for New High After FDA Nod for Joint Disease Treatment

Shares of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) rose about 1.3% in afterhours trading Thursday after the company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for ...
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Conflicting Signals About Whether Holiday Sales Are Strong

The National Retail Federation keeps track of both brick-and-mortar and online sales. Its research is considered the industry's gold standard. However, it is hard to tell from its most recent ...
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Teva Pharmaceuticals: Happy Holidays, You’re Fired

Another company has decided that the best time to fire a large number of people is just before the holidays. While there are some concrete reasons to do so, the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Henry Blodget's Business Insider, one of the greatest digital media successes, will change its name to Insider, Inc., a sign of its growing influence outside business and finance. The FCC ...
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35 Best Tech Gifts on Sale

Tech gifts are expected to be as popular this holiday shopping season as ever, and as is always the case, the electronics that are the most in demand tend to ...
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AngloGold, Criteo Tumble into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 14, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 117 NYSE and Nasdaq equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE decliners led ...
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Caterpillar, UnitedHealth Lead DJIA Slide Thursday

December 14, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday but shares trickled lower throughout the day led by a drop of around 1% in the healthcare and materials sectors. Only consumer ...
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America’s 25 Thriving Industries

Adding $18.6 trillion to the world’s economy in 2016, the U.S. is a behemoth without equal. Massive as it is, it is not more than the sum of its parts ...
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