Can’t Miss Memorial Day Event in Every State and DC

For many of us, Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer (which doesn’t officially begin until June 21). After all, the days are getting longer, the weather is ...
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The Most Influential Women in Science

The 2016 movie “Hidden Figures,” which was certainly about racism, was also about the treatment of women in fields that men have dominated throughout history, particularly science, math, and ...
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100 Saddest Movies of All Time

“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the ...
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America’s Most Affordable Business Schools

We at Poets&Quants–24/7 Wall St. have written plenty about the high cost of the MBA degree at the top schools. But what about highly ranked schools where the price tag is more affordable? Though ...
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New ‘Strong Sell’ Rating on Micron Comes With Drastic Cuts on Earnings Expectations

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) is having one of those days where sector uneasiness was going to weigh on the shares regardless of the markets. Blame a controversial DOJ ruling ...
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25 Counties With the Widest Income Gaps

In a capitalist economy, like that of the United States, some level of income inequality is to be expected. In recent years, however, the increasing consolidation of wealth in the ...
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NASCAR Speeds to Acquire International Speedway

International Speedway Corp. (NASDAQ: ISCA) shares rose handily on Wednesday after the company announced that it would be acquired by NASCAR. The transaction was approved by a special committee comprised ...
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Qualcomm’s Not So Good, Very Bad Day Could Get a Lot Worse If Apple Demands a Do-Over

Last month, Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced a settlement in the long-running dispute between the two companies over Qualcomm's licensing fees for its modem chips. ...
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What to Expect When Best Buy Reports Thursday Morning

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.86 in earnings ...
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How Eli Lilly Is Making Insulin More Affordable

Drug companies have been decried in the United States for high prices, but Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) is looking to fight this trend — at least a little. ...
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Tesla’s in Trouble but Don’t Panic — Yet

In a worst-case scenario for electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. (NYSE: TSLA), analysts at Morgan Stanley on Tuesday said that the company's stock price could plummet to $10 a share. ...
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Wireless and Communications Firms Face More Uncertainty in Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Saga

The pending acquisition of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) by T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) has taken yet another turn. After Monday's news that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair would ...
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Largest Employer in Every State

Walmart is by far the largest employers in the United States, employing about 1.5 million Americans. Other companies, however, are beginning to close in on Walmart’s headcount. Amazon, thanks to ...
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How Lowe’s Earnings Measure Up Against Home Depot

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported its most recent quarterly results early on Wednesday, and unfortunately they don’t stack up well against rival Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), which reported ...
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Why Target Was One of the Best Retailers in Q1

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The retailer said that it had $1.53 in earnings per share (EPS) and $17.63 ...
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