Google Edges Facebook as America’s Most Visited Site

The Google sites, owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), were the most visited in May, based on desktop and mobile results together. They had 241.6 million unique visitors. Search trumped ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, eBay, Groupon, Home Depot, Micron, SolarCity, Tesla, Cerner, Intuit and More

Despite multiple days of pre-Brexit gains, stocks were indicated higher again on Thursday morning. Maybe the impetus changes each cycle, but investors have proven over and over that they want ...
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Why Does Wal-Mart Have 4,574 Stores?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has 4,574 stores in the United States that cover 689,647 square feet. Wal-Mart's count of both store number and size continue to grow slightly in ...
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A Quick Look of E3 and the Gaming Stocks Involved

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, just wrapped up in Los Angeles, and a number of companies took the opportunity to reveal their latest offerings in the gaming and entertainment ...
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Net Neutrality Winners and Losers

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a ruling that supports net neutrality. The concept refers to the distribution of content by telecom providers, and ...
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Boeing Tallies Order for 6 Freighters, Brings Annual Total to 275

In its weekly report on orders and deliveries, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said that it has received six new orders for its 767 from an unidentified customer. That brings total ...
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Staples Now Offers Same-Day Delivery Service

Office supply company Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) on Tuesday announced that it has begun a same-day delivery service in parts of several major U.S. cities. The company will charge $14.99 ...
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Why Does Best Buy Offer Discounts for Father’s Day?

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) beat first-quarter profit estimates but missed on revenues, and the shares got punished, partly due to the slip in revenues, partly due to the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbvie, Amazon, Cliffs Natural, Corning, Dynegy, Joy Global, Stanley Black & Decker and More

Stocks were indicated handily lower as bond yields are hitting record low in  Germany, the United Kingdom and Japan as worries of more global slowing are rubbing off to where ...
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2 Stocks Will Benefit Greatly If the Big Banks Move to the Cloud

Almost 25% of global enterprise information technology (IT) spending is doled out by the financial services industry, which includes insurance companies, and when you think about the tremendous daily demands ...
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Google Is World’s Most Valuable Brand

BrandZ has released its 2016 list of the 100 most valuable brands. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google ranked in first place at $229 billion. The balance of the top 10 were Apple ...
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Why Has Amazon Cut Prices as Much as 50%?

Checking out the weekend specials at Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) sometimes reveals not only low pricing for many popular items, but offers a chance to try to figure out what ...
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Wal-Mart to Test Delivery With Uber, Lyft

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) wants into a new business. Order groceries online and have them delivered. At least it is not something Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) does, at least ...
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Amazon Sells Drones for $9,000

The price of drones varies wildly. Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) sells one for $8,999.95. The price is a marketing trick to keep the sticker under $9,000. The technique is old and ...
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Why Is Amazon Cutting Prices Up to 75%?

Retailers have to move inventory at a good clip in order not to get stuck with a bunch of stuff they can't sell because it has passed its sell-by date ...
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