Why This Cardiovascular Disease Study Could Be Huge

Akcea Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA) and Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) each made handy gains on Wednesday after they reported midstage results for their cardiovascular disease study. Specifically, the results ...
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Some Great News for Potential Alzheimer’s Treatment

It may be unusual to see a stock rise close to 100% without a corporate buyout, but in biotech and emerging pharmaceutical companies gains of that size can occur simply ...
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What Is a Caucus?

The first major event of the 2020 presidential election season, the Iowa Caucuses, will take place on Feb. 3. Over the following months until the Democratic and Republican National ...
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Consumer Sentiment Turns Positive Again

The Morning Consult index of consumer sentiment pulled back slightly from a 52-week high set in the final week of December. As of January 19, the consumer index score was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Boeing, Broadcom, Cisco, IBM, Netflix, Rio Tinto, Tesla, Verizon, Visa, Xerox and More

Stocks have been hitting all-time highs, and Tuesday's sell-off from the coronavirus impact and fears from China felt more like a major excuse profit-taking than systemic fear. Stocks were also ...
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Is United Airlines Stock Finally Ready to Take Off?

United Airlines Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: UAL) released fourth-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The airline said that it had $2.67 in earnings per share (EPS) and $10.89 billion in ...
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Why Johnson & Johnson Stock Is Not Reacting More Positively to Earnings

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) reported fourth-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The health care giant reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.88 on revenue of ...
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Jefferies Has 4 Top 2020 Value Picks to Buy That All Pay Big Dividends

During the almost 11-year run of this bull market, one thing has been painfully obvious to long-time investors: value stocks, and indeed the entire value arena, have woefully underperformed growth. ...
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The Healthiest States in America

The United States is one of the richest and most developed countries in the world, and its spending on health care is by far the largest in the world. But, ...
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25 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

There were 5,250 fatal job-related injuries in 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a slight increase from the previous year. While no job is completely free of ...
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States With the Most Veterans

The United States continues to wield its global military dominance in wars and armed conflicts around the world. While the vast majority of Americans will never go to war, ...
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Who Won the Oscar for Best Director the Year You Were Born

While actors and actresses are a movie's most visible talent, it is the director who often has the most control over the finished project. The directors control the vision, tone, ...
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Is Any News Good News for IBM?

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported fourth-quarter 2019 results after markets closed Tuesday. For the quarter, the technology giant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $4.71 ...
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Is This Bottom Line Beat Enough for Netflix Investors?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported its most recent quarterly results after markets closed Tuesday. The firm said that it had $1.30 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.47 billion in ...
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China’s Coronavirus Could Prompt Buying Frenzy in These Biotech Stocks

China is facing an outbreak of the coronavirus, which may have spread to a few other countries in East Asia. Although less than 300 infections have been reported, there are ...
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