Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Barrick Gold, Blackstone, Chesapeake Energy, Dollar Tree, Intel, Qualcomm, Sirius XM, TI, Vale and More

Stocks have hit all-time highs, and Monday's losses were followed with what looked to be a positive open on Tuesday for the major equity indexes. The markets are dealing with ...
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Can Internet Regulation Stop Bots and Trolls?

In the issue dated October 1, 2018, New Yorker writer Jane Mayer discusses a new book by Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor of communications at the University of Pennsylvania, in ...
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Munster: Apple Music has overtaken Spotify in US

In its (much smaller) addressable market, Apple is converting customers to paid subscribers 2.5 times faster.   From a note to subscribers by Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster: In July, ...
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Tesla Builds Its Own Car Carriers to Keep Up With Demand

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) had problems as it tried to reach its goal to manufacture 5,000 new Model 3 cars a week as recently as two months ago. It has ...
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National Employee Morale Day: Starbucks Sets Layoffs Under $11 Million CEO

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) needs to be restructured, refined and refocused. The management decision to reorganize the coffee company will come with large layoffs. Company CEO and president, Kevin Johnson, ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The founders of Instagram have left the company. According to The New York Times: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the co-founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram, have resigned and plan ...
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30 Real-Life American Heroes You Should Know

Among the heroes you should know about this month are a police officer, a fearless man who intervened in a knife attack, and a celebrity chef. Deputy Taylor Grant, relatively ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

September 24, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.3% at 2,919.38. The DJIA closed down 0.7% at 26,562.18. Separately, the Nasdaq was flat at 7,993.25. Monday was a down day ...
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General Electric, Rite Aid Plunge into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

September 24, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 69 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 2.08 ...
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Verizon, DowDuPont Weigh on the Dow Monday

September 24, 2018: Markets lower Monday and neither the S&P 500 nor the Dow reached the greener grass on the other side of the fence. Even the Nasdaq Composite only ...
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This Month’s Good News

Now that September is here, the weather is starting to get a little brisker as fall has arrived. Unfortunately for some parts of the United States, hurricane season has not ...
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Why Waymo Could Be a $50 Billion Revenue Opportunity for Alphabet

In a world where Google is no longer just Google, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has many current and future sources of revenues beyond search and advertising. The move toward self-driving ...
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Trade Disputes Cloud CEO Q3 Economic Outlook

U.S. CEOs see more growth ahead for the country's economy but their optimism is tempered by uncertainty and the expected negative effects of the Trump administration's trade policies. The Business ...
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Elastic Closes in on IPO

Elastic, creator the Elastic Stack, has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in regards to its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects ...
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US Gas Price Slipped Slightly, but Uncertainty Lies Ahead

The average U.S. price for a gallon of regular gasoline fell by nearly a cent in the past week to start this week off at a price of $2.83, according ...
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