Nike Remains the Dow’s Top-Performing Stock

Once again, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reigns as the Dow's best performing stock for the year to date. The company's shares rose nearly 2.5% last week and put up another ...
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3M Holds on as Dow’s Poorest Performer

For a second consecutive week, 3M Company (NYSE: MMM) is once again the Dow's cellar dweller. The industrial giant's stock added more than 4% last week but even that was ...
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Alzheimer’s, Dementia Will Hit Minority Groups Hardest

A new study by the Alzheimer's Association projects that the number of Americans who will suffer from Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) will more than double from an estimated ...
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Government Agency Hits Walmart With Pregnancy Discrimination Charges

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) which claims the world's largest retailer "refused to accommodate workers' pregnancy-related medical restrictions." The ...
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Pier 1 Imports Gets Wrecked, CEO’s Plans Splinter

There may be retailers worst off than Pier 1 Imports, Inc (NYSE: PIR), but they can be counted on one hand. Very poor results knocked the stock to just above ...
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Can Google Results Be Trusted Anymore?

On the heels of accusations that the management of Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ: GOOG) Google may have tilted some search results after the election of Donald Trump, and that the company ...
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How High These Pots Stocks Really Got

Cannabis stocks had a huge showing on Wall Street this past week. In fact, most of the news flow surrounding these stocks had investors pouring money into them. One stock ...
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The Top IPOs From This Week

With the markets at all-time highs, it is prime season for initial public offerings (IPOs) and companies can get more bang for their buck. There were a couple major IPOs ...
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5 Stocks Rated Buy Under $10 With Huge Upside Potential

While Most of Wall Street focuses on large and mega cap stocks, as they provide a degree of safety and liquidity, many investors are limited in the number of shares ...
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States With the Largest Immigrant Populations

The United States has long been the destination of immigrants either seeking opportunity or fleeing from persecution, or both. Some were brought here by force, while others came as refugees ...
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Cool and Creepy Halloween Traditions Around the World

We associate Halloween, which marks the start of the fall and winter holiday season, with trick-or-treating, costume parties, and jack-o'-lanterns. It has considerably more serious origins, though. Halloween evolved from ...
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States Where Bullying Is the Biggest Problem

The rise in school shootings and suicidal behavior among teenagers who have been victims of bullying in recent years has put a national spotlight on childhood bullying. Additionally, the rise ...
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Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

September 21, 2018: The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,928.92. The DJIA closed up 0.3% at 26,722.88. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.5% at 7,986.96. Friday was a mixed day ...
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GTX, Pier 1 Sink into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

September 21, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 45 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by just 12 ...
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McDonald’s, Cisco Buoy the Dow Friday

September 21, 2018: Markets opened higher again Friday but only the blue chips appear to be in position to end the day with a gain. There was no significant economic ...
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