Chicago Fed June Index Nears Historical Trend

At least one indicator of the health of the U.S. economy appears to support the case for a modest federal funds rate hike at next week's meeting of the central ...
Read Full Story »

You Won’t Believe Where the Best Hotel in the World Is

The best hotel in the world isn’t some urban hotspot in Tokyo, Paris, or New York, or some romantic hideaway on a beach in Mexico or on an Alpine mountaintop. ...
Read Full Story »

Dynatrace Gears Up for IPO

Dynatrace Holdings has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 35.60 million ...
Read Full Story »

Back-to-School Electronics Sales Are Up $800 Million Over Last Year

Is there anything more less enthusiastic -- especially if you’re a schoolkid -- than walking into the local Staples on the first day of summer and seeing that array of ...
Read Full Story »

Contrary to Popular Belief, Young People May Develop Clogged Arteries, New Study Says

It’s well-known that clogged arteries -- in which blood flow is constricted by build-ups of coronary artery calcium (CAC) or plaque -- is a risk factor for heart disease. But ...
Read Full Story »

3 Dow Stocks Not to Overlook Tuesday Morning

This week roughly a third of the Dow Jones industrials are reporting earnings, along with a few of the major FAANG stocks. About a third of the S&P 500 are ...
Read Full Story »

The Top Cruise Destination in Western Europe Is Quite Far From Where You Think It Would Be

What’s the number-one cruise destination in the British Isles and non-Mediterranean Western Europe? London? Lisbon? Bordeaux? Not according to the results of a 2019 readers’ poll by Cruise Critic, which ...
Read Full Story »

Is PetMed Getting Too Much Credit for Its Q1 Report?

PetMed Express Inc. (NASDAQ: PETS) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The firm said that it had $0.26 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
Read Full Story »

Equifax Strikes a $671 Million Deal Over 2017 Data Breach

Investigations by 48 states; Puerto Rico; Washington, D.C.; the Federal Trade Commission; the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and the New York Department of Financial Services into the 2017 data breach ...
Read Full Story »

This Is the Luxury Car Brand Americans Don’t Want to Buy Again

Brand loyalty in a product is among the most prized things a company can have. Loyal consumers are repeat buyers and, therefore, buyers a company does not have to replace. ...
Read Full Story »

These Are the 12 People Who Walked on the Moon

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong took his place in history by becoming the first person to walk on a surface that was not Earth. When Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, ...
Read Full Story »

Are Peak Resorts Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Peak Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: SKIS) shares more than doubled early on Monday after the firm announced that Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) would acquire it. This is an all-cash transaction ...
Read Full Story »

Where Does Money for Cancer Research Go? Not for Deadliest Cancers, Study Finds

Cancer research funds apparently are not linked to whether a type of cancer is deadly. In fact, often the deadliest cancers get the least research funding from nonprofit research organizations. ...
Read Full Story »

Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades: AMD, Amazon, Autodesk, Charles Schwab, Intel, Micron, Regions Financial, Stitch Fix, Uber and More

Stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on the prospects of better earnings on Monday, even with oil up as tensions with Iran rise. Despite some profit-taking and some of ...
Read Full Story »

Can Halliburton’s Results Improve Going Forward?

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported second-quarter 2019 results before markets opened on Monday. The oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.35 on revenues ...
Read Full Story »