Consumer Products

Sony, Intel, PayPal Among 10 Companies With the Best Reputations in the UK

Half of the 10 companies ranked highest in a reputation survey in 2016 by United Kingdom consumers did not return for an encore in 2017. And for the first time ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Nike After Earnings

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its most recent quarterly financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. Unlike FedEx, Nike beat its earnings expectations, but the stock actually went down ...
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Nike Falls Flat Despite Solid Earnings Beat

Nike, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its most recent quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company posted $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.4 billion in ...
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Why Costco Is Teeing Off on Titleist

Golf is on everyone’s mind with the Masters Tournament at Augusta coming up in just a couple weeks, but especially for one major discount retailer. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) ...
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Uber President Resigns — Reuters

Troubled ride-sharing service Uber lost its president, a former executive from Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT). Jeff Jones has quit, according to Reuters. He made the following statement, according to Reuters: ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Attorney General Sessions’ Mixed Message on Pot

When prepared remarks by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions were posted online ahead of a speech by the AG in Richmond, Virginia, the speech contained a statement that Sessions did ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Calling for Nike to Run Ahead of Earnings

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results in the coming week, but one analyst has already weighed in on the apparel giant. As we ...
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Marijuana Price Jumps 5% to $1,655 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, March 17, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased by 5.1% from $1,574 in the prior week to $1,655. According to ...
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Legalizing Marijuana in All 50 States Could Cut 7% of Beer Sales

One of the unintended side effects (probably) of legalizing marijuana for recreational use could be a drop of 7.1% in retail sales of beer, or about $2 billion, according to ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Calling a Bottom in Nike

Just last year, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was the worst performing Dow Jones Industrial Average stock, but so far in 2017 it has been one of the best performing Dow ...
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Carl Icahn Doubles Down on Herbalife Bet

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been more than a controversial stock over the past three years or more. Short seller and activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: No State Wants to Be Left Behind in Pot Legalization

Whether or not California's recent approval of recreational marijuana is the catalyst, there are as many as 17 other states looking seriously at legalizing pot for fun. Essentially, state legislators ...
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Why Adidas Is Gaining Ground Against Nike

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was the worst performing Dow stock in 2016 due to the emergence of rivals Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA) and Adidas. So far this year, Nike ...
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Harley-Davidson Releases Low-Priced Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has had a good run this year. Its shares trade near a 52-week high. Its lineup of motorcycles has a strong presence in the expensive end ...
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Marijuana Price Ticks Up 1% to $1,574 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, March 10, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased by 1.1% from $1,556 in the prior week to $1,574. According to ...
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