Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

December 11, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,659.98. The DJIA closed up 0.2% at 24,386.10. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% at 6,875.08. Monday was a solid ...
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Goldcorp, Spark Therapeutics Tumble into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 11, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 75 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 8 ...
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Disney, Apple Pace Dow to Monday Gain

December 11, 2017: Markets opened mixed Monday with the DJIA lagging a bit. By mid-afternoon all three major indexes were trading in the green, even if barely. Tech, telecom, and ...
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States Where Wildfires Caused the Most Damage

Five wildfires currently burn across California. The largest of these, which covers parts of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, has already destroyed more than 230,000 acres and is the fifth ...
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What Will Apple Do With Shazam?

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) lurched higher on Monday after the iPhone giant announced its newest acquisition. This time Apple has its sights set on Shazam, a mobile app ...
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Will Consumers Trust Generic Viagra?

If there is one drug from pharmaceutical giants that may have changed the world in lifestyle, Viagra might be the first one that comes to mind. It has helped millions ...
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Why Symantec Is Partnering With Oracle

Shares of Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) saw a handy gain to start out the week, after it was announced that the firm’s major cloud security components would now be available ...
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Average US Credit Card Debt at $15,564

Among the nearly half of U.S. households with credit card balances outstanding, the average debt is $15,564. Total U.S. credit card debt was $905 billion. All U.S. household debt totals ...
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Gas Prices Ease Near Post-Harvey Low Nationwide

Amid oil prices fluctuating a fair amount last week, gasoline prices moved lower as well, with the average price dropping 2.5 cents per gallon to $2.45. This is just a ...
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Most Popular Small (and Big) Dog Breeds in America

It’s often said that Americans like things big. Of the most popular dog breeds in the United States, the top dogs are three large dogs -- the Labrador retriever, German ...
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What Happens Now in Broadcom’s Proxy Battle for Qualcomm?

Merger Monday has not turned up any mergers of note, but that doesn't mean that all's quiet on the M&A front. Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) this morning filed a preliminary ...
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Blueprint Medicines Wins Big in Early-Stage Trial

Blueprint Medicines Corp. (NASDAQ: BPMC) watched its shares make a solid gain on Monday morning after the firm announced results for its ongoing early-stage trial for advanced systemic mastocytosis (SM). ...
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US Auto Fuel Economy Rating 25 MPG in November

The average fuel-economy rating for new vehicles sold in the United States in November 2017 was 25.0 miles per gallon, down from the October average of 25.1 mpg. For all ...
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4 Large Cap Biotech Leaders Are Huge Tax Reform Winners

With the U.S. House and the Senate now working together to patch up differences between the two tax reform bills, one thing looks pretty certain: In one shape or another, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADP, Bluebird Bio, DaVita, First Solar, Square, SunPower, US Steel and More

Stocks recently hit all-time highs, and they were indicated to open marginally higher on Monday. The trend that has continued to prevail is investors buying all the big market sell-offs. Investors ...
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