Picking Up the Pieces: How Biogen Is Dealing With Discontinued Alzheimer’s Trial

A Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicates that it intends to buy back a sizable amount of stock. This comes after the biotech ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Analog Devices, Enphase, LivePerson, NCR, Nu Skin, Tiffany, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Monday as concerns about global growth continue to outweigh the end of the Mueller investigation. Friday's sell-off seemed excessive, but the stock ...
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Faked and Pirated Goods Cost $500 Billion in Global Trade

In the three years between 2013 and 2016, the volume of global trade in counterfeit and pirated products rose by more than 10%, from $461 billion to $509 billion. As ...
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March Madness Means Big Sports Betting: 4 Top Casino Stocks to Buy

If there is any time during the year where productivity in the workplace drops, it's during the annual NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. Almost everybody from teenagers to grandparents play in ...
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5 Must-Own Merrill Lynch Income Portfolio High-Dividend Stocks

It became pretty clear last week that interest rates are going nowhere this year, and they may not go anywhere in 2020. The Federal Reserve is worried about slowing growth, ...
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Nearly 60% of Americans Believe Effects of Global Warming Have Begun

A vast majority of Americans believe that global warming exists. And 59% of them think the effects already have begun. That is about the same as it has been since ...
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The 8 Huge Companies Apple Is Up Against With Its Streaming Video Product

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will launch a streaming video service today. The company believes that its brand and installed base of over a billion devices will allow it to successfully ...
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The Cities With the Best and Worst Commutes

Traveling to and from work is no fun – it may even be the worst part of one’s day. While people taking the train or the bus may have some ...
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WSJ: Apple insiders call their TV app ‘a Netflix killer’

Tim Cook has apparently been hovering over the services division like a nervous parent.   From Tripp Mickle’s With the iPhone Sputtering, Apple Bets Its Future on TV and News ...
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Guns Kill More Children Than They Do Police and Members Of Military

A new study shows that in America guns kill more children than they do on-duty police and active members of the military. The study was conducted by researchers at Florida ...
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What Steve Jobs said about saving the NYTimes (video)

And what the New York Times has to say about that now.   Anticipating the relaunch of Apple News on Monday, friend-of-the-blog Jerry Doyle remembered this 2010 interview… From ...
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Flying to California, headed for the Steve Jobs Theater

Monday is showtime in Cupertino, and I wouldn’t miss it for the world.   You can watch the livestream from wherever you are. Instructions here. ...
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IBM Becomes Best Performing Dow Stock of 2019

Hand it to Virginia M. (Ginni) Rometty, board chair, president and chief executive officer of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM). After a long period of quarterly revenue drops and ...
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Carnival, Conn’s, Lululemon and More Big Earnings Coming This Week

We’ve reached the point in earnings season when the number of major companies reporting quarterly results tends to slow down. 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of the ...
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Powerball Lottery Hits $750 Million: 12 Things Not to Do If You Win!

It is almost undeniable that winning the lottery has become the new version of the American Dream. The odds of winning might be worse than being struck by lightning on ...
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