Mortgage Loan Rates Tick Higher, Applications Flat

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 0.1% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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How Deere Beat Estimates and Why It Expects to Keep Rolling

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. For the quarter, the farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per ...
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Oilfield Services Spending Poised to Jump: 3 Top Stocks for 2018

Oil has more than doubled since hitting the $26 mark back in January 2016. But despite the 100%+ increase in the price of the black gold, many investors continue to ...
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‘CBS This Morning,’ Dead Last in Ratings, Faces More Problems as Rose Departs

Charlie Rose, one of three hosts of "CBS This Morning," is gone due to charges of sexual harassment. While Rose was credited with an improvement in its ratings, the program ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Meg Whitman, a long time leader of several tech companies, will retire as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprises (NYSE: HPE) early next year Uber paid a hacker $100,000 to cover ...
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Best and Worst Economies in the World

United States gross domestic product topped $18.5 trillion in 2016, about $7.4 trillion more than that of China, the world’s second largest economy. GDP does not provide a complete picture ...
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Is GameStop Back After Strong Q3?

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The company posted $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.99 billion in revenue, compared with consensus ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

November 21, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.66% at 2,599.23. The DJIA closed up 0.69% at 23,591.38. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.06% at 6,862.48. Tuesday was a very ...
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Cytokinetics, EP Energy Dive into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

November 21, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 56 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2 ...
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Apple, Microsoft Lead the DJIA Higher Tuesday

November 21, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday following a 10+-year high in the Chicago Fed's national activity index. The sale of existing homes rose 2% last month, its largest ...
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Closer Look: Why Are Women Underrepresented in Some Industries More Than Others

Women are significantly underrepresented in senior leadership at American companies. According to progressive public policy research and advocacy organization Center for American Progress, just 14.6% of executive officers in the ...
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Nearly 500 Websites Track Your Every Keystroke

According to new research from Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy (CTIP), at least 482 of the world's top 50,000 websites use a technology called "session replay scripts" to ...
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Calling Net Neutrality Rules ‘Heavy-Handed’ and a ‘Mistake,’ FCC Chairman Proposes Changes

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday released a memo revealing that he has shared with other members of the commission a draft order to replace existing net ...
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Why Celsion Could Still More Than Double on Top of Good News

Celsion Corp. (NASDAQ: CLSN) watched its shares make an incredible gain on Tuesday after it received an even bigger upgrade from Oppenheimer. This came on the heels of new findings ...
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States Where Poverty is Worse Than You Think

Most agree the poor deserve public help. But where should the line dividing poor from non-poor be set? The U.S. government answered this question in 1963 by by setting official ...
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