Hottest Businesses to Franchise in America

Franchises added nearly 1 million new jobs in the United States over the past five years. Employment in the sector grew at an average annual rate of 2.6% over that ...
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Eldorado Gold, Teekay Tankers Dip into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

February 20, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 45 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 2 ...
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Walmart, Verizon Scuttle the DJIA Tuesday

February 20, 2018: Markets opened lower Tuesday and appear to be on track to close in the lower half of the chart. The DJIA never traded in the green today ...
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States With the Most Gun Violence

The latest mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school reignited the debate over gun ownership rights and further highlighted the role that mental illness plays in these tragic ...
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States With the Longest and Shortest Life Expectancy

Due to improvements in medicine, sanitation, and other public health advances, life expectancy in most of the developed world has increased nearly every year over the past century. Despite this ...
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Airbus Delivers First A350-1000; Should Boeing Be Worried?

European aircraft maker Airbus Tuesday morning delivered the first A350-1000 commercial jet to launch customer Qatar Airways. The handover was to have taken place nearly two months ago but the ...
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A $1000 Investment in Microsoft at the Market Bottom Would Now Be Worth $7500

One of the most difficult aspects of trading is timing the market. Odds are if you have been in the market over the past nine years, most likely you made ...
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Choosing Between Ad Blockers or Cryptocurrency Mining

U.S. consumers see a minimum of around 4,000 advertisements a day, according to one estimate. Perhaps it's no wonder then that ad-blocking software is becoming ever more popular. But without ...
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20 Companies Profiting the Most from War

The grim reality of civil wars in the Middle East, rising tensions between global powers, the spectre of international terrorism, and the increasing threat of cyberattacks are matters of ...
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World’s Largest Asset Manager Issues Big Upgrade for US Equities

24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst upgrades, downgrades, initiations and other sorts of stock calls each day of the week. Major strategy calls out of larger firms are far ...
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A $1000 Investment in Apple at the Market Bottom Would Now Be Worth $21,000

Timing the market is easily one of the most difficult parts of trading. In particular, calling the market bottom and knowing when to get in is usually something investors only ...
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Duke Energy Slides on Mixed Q4 Results

When Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the utility giant posted $0.94 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.85 ...
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After Coca-Cola Is Oversold in Market Mayhem, Analysts Start Showing More Respect

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) had been considered down and out and dead money for so long that no one seemed to ever want to give its shares much recognition. It ...
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Aimmune’s Late Stage Trial Win Not Enough for Investors

Aimmune Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AIMT) shares initially made a handy gain on Tuesday after the company reported data from its late-stage peanut allergy trial, but they quickly turned negative as ...
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Does Qualcomm’s New Bid for NXP Kill the Broadcom Acquisition?

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced Tuesday morning that it has raised its offer to acquire NXP Semiconductor N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) by nearly 16%, from $110.00 in cash per share ...
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