The Biggest Milestones in the Space Race

The Cold War was more than a buildup of arms, it was also a space race between the United States and the Soviet Union that began with the launching of ...
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The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every State

For the nearly 46.9 million Americans living below the poverty line, financial insecurity affects nearly every aspect of daily life -- from physical and mental health to achievement in education ...
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This Is How Fast America’s Gas Stations Run Out of Gas During Natural Disasters

When a major weather event threatens, one of the first things most Americans do is try to make sure that all their vehicles have a full tank of fuel. That ...
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50 Hottest Cities in America

Temperatures across the country are expected to be exceptionally high this weekend, with record highs potentially being set in the Northeast. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat ...
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Medallia Enters the Market With a Bang

Medallia Inc. (NYSE: MDLA) entered the market with a bang on Friday. The firm priced its shares at $21 apiece, above the expected price range of $16 to $18 per ...
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Is Time Almost Up for JC Penney?

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) shares dropped on Friday following a report that the retailer has hired advisors to restructure its debt in an effort to push for a ...
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Did Chewy IPO Just in Time for Slower Growth?

Chewy Inc. (NYSE: CHWY) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday. Overall, investors did not seem thrilled with this first report as a public company, ...
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Why Does Weed Make Some People Giggle and Some People Freak Out?

It has long been observed that marijuana -- or cannabis, weed, grass, or pot, as you prefer -- can produce seemingly contradictory psychological effects in the people who smoke (or, ...
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Why Wedbush Sees Major Upside at New Relic

New Relic Inc. (NYSE: NEWR) shares made a handy gain on Friday after one key analyst issued a call with massive upside for the stock. While there may be some ...
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Do Americans Still Believe in the American Dream?

The American dream is alive and well -- at least for most of us -- according to a new Gallup poll. Some 70% of those polled said that they consider ...
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25 Most Segregated Cities in America

More than 50 years after the Fair Housing Act of 1968 outlawed housing discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, and religion, segregation persists in some of America’s ...
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A $15 Minimum Wage Could Cost 3.7 Million People Their Jobs

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to take the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour in stages. The final stage would be in 2025. Since the current ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Chipotle, CrowdStrike, Deckers, Grubhub, Philip Morris, Skechers USA and More

The futures traded higher Friday morning as investors continue to weigh the advantages of a possible rate cut at the end of the month against what remains a very expensive ...
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Doctors Are Most Likely to Misdiagnose These 3 Conditions

"Inaccurate or delayed diagnoses are the most catastrophic and costly of medical errors and will affect most of us in our lifetimes." So says the Society to Improve Diagnosis in ...
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Does Amex Deserve More Credit for Q2 Earnings?

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) released its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $2.07 in earnings per share (EPS) and $10.8 ...
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