20 Biggest Crimes of the Year

As 2019 fades into history, America ruefully looks back on another year of mass murders, bias-inspired crimes, child and sex abuse cases, fraud involving the privileged class, and other ...
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Biggest Heroes of the Year

There’s an old adage that says “no news is good news.” In 2019, we had plenty of news. Many of the largest news stories certainly were not "good news" -- ...
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The Best Health News Over the Last Decade

The 2010s will go down in history as a decade of many newsworthy health-related stories, many of which were not good news -- Ebola, measles, antibiotic resistance. But in the ...
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Best Country Songs of the Year

From the crossing over of numerous country artists onto the pop charts to the release of Ken Burns' long-awaited "Country Music" film, it felt like the genre was having a ...
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Is It Game Over For GameStop After Q3?

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) released fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The video game retailer said that it had a net loss of $0.49 per share and $1.44 ...
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Why Wedbush Is Cautious on Homebuilders in 2020

Wedbush has a cautious view of many homebuilders for 2020, after noting that there will be tougher comps in the second half of the year, while it actually sees the ...
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Saudi Aramco Shares Debut Wednesday in Riyadh

The seemingly star-crossed initial public offering (IPO) of 1.5% of Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco, finally hits the tape on Wednesday. First scheduled to happen by the end ...
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Health Insurance Helps You Live Longer

One of the most controversial parts of the Affordable Care Act (aka, the ACA or Obamacare) was the penalty for taxpayers who did not have health care coverage, the so-called ...
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Home Foreclosures, Loan Delinquencies Remain at 2-Decade Low

The share of home mortgage loan payments that were 30 days or more past due fell to 3.8% in September, remaining at its lowest level in more than 20 years. ...
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Why Needham Thinks It Will Only Get Worse for Netflix

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is continuing to expand its footprint in terms of its international numbers, but it faces some stiff competition domestically in the form of Disney and Apple ...
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One Analyst Sees Strong 2020 for McDonald’s, Starbucks, Domino’s and Darden

This year is coming to a close with markets holding near all-time highs. At times like this, analysts like to update their perspectives on sectors and industries, as the new ...
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Why Stock and Bond Investors May Want to Pursue a Chicken-Bull Strategy in 2020

As 2019 comes to an end and 2020 comes into focus, many analysts, strategists and economists are busy making forecasts for the next year. Some are even looking further out ...
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Will This FDA Decision Set Off These Late-Stage Dermatitis Studies?

Dermira Inc. (NASDAQ: DERM) shares jumped on Tuesday after the firm announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for lebrikizumab, its treatment being ...
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Worst Natural Disasters in the US in the Last 10 Years

“Incidents of extreme weather are projected to increase as a result of climate change,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And the climate crisis continues to intensify. The ...
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Retail Hires Most Seasonal Workers Since 2012

U.S. retailers have added 622,500 workers to their payrolls so far this holiday season, according to a new report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That's the highest two-month ...
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