Will Lowe’s Live Up to the Promise of Its Raised Outlook?

Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The home improvement retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 and $17.39 billion in ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dipped Last Week, Refinancings Dropped

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.2% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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5 Auto and Transportation Stocks With Recent Golden Crosses

Golden crosses and death crosses are common signals in technical analysis and refer to the relationship between short-term and long-term moving averages. The golden cross typically is seen as a ...
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This State’s Unemployment Rate Is 70% Higher Than America’s

Once a month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issues the unemployment rate by state. The jobless figures for many are much different from the national average, which was 3.6% in ...
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Only 35 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Sharp discounting of retailer merchandise already has begun, more than a week from Black Friday. Walmart is offering discounts on Apple's iPhone and smartwatch. Several retailers have cut TV prices ...
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How Many Children Live in Poverty in Your State

Close to 13 million children residing in the United States live in families with incomes below the federal poverty line, a threshold shown to underestimate the financial needs of ...
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These People Own the Most Land in America

Spanning over 3.5 million square miles, the United States is the third largest country in the world by landmass, trailing only China and Russia. While over a quarter of ...
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The Most Popular Characters in ‘Sesame Street’s’ History

"Sesame Street" made its debut in 1969, and children’s programming has never been the same. The show revolutionized TV by answering the question whether the medium can educate children. In ...
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How Karuna Therapeutics Is Capitalizing on Its Game-Changing Schizophrenia Study

Karuna Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: KRTX) shares skyrocketed on Monday after the firm announced mid-stage results from its schizophrenia treatment. Now shares are on the move again after Karuna said that ...
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A New Problem for Clean Energy: Dealing With Old Windmill Blades

If you live in a state where wind power is generating an increasing share of electricity, you've probably passed a windmill blade being towed down the highway and assumed that ...
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How Much Upside Is Too Much for Intel, AMD and Nvidia?

Many investors prefer to invest in the fourth quarter of a given year because there is so much that can happen late into the year. Companies and governments tend to ...
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Macy’s Hit With Malware Attack, Customer Data Stolen

Retail giant Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) revealed on Tuesday that its e-commerce website, Macys.com, was the victim of a malware attack on October 7. The malware, known as Magecart, installs ...
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Federal Reserve Shows Specifically How Much Uncertainty Has Hurt the Stock Market

The bull market is now nearly 10 and a half years old, and stocks have again recently managed to reach all-time highs, with the Dow Jones industrials hitting 28,000 and ...
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What to Expect When Target Reports Wednesday Morning

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to release its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.19 in earnings per share ...
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Is Microsoft Teams Eating Slack Alive?

When Slack Technologies Inc. (NYSE: WORK) came public earlier in 2019, it was a unicorn that was seeing growth, growth and more growth. The initial public offering hit in the ...
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