What to Watch When Morgan Stanley Reports Thursday Morning

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is set to release its most recent quarterly results before the opening bell on Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.11 in earnings per share ...
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Why Americans Are Still Afraid to Buy Self-Driving Cars

American consumers are really lukewarm to buying all-electric vehicles (EVs) and even cooler to the idea of self-driving vehicles. A new quarterly survey from J.D. Power and SurveyMonkey released Wednesday ...
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A Crucial Major Depressive Disorder Study Is About to Be Underway

After Axsome Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AXSM) announced that it has completed patient enrollment in its Gemini study, a Phase 3 trial of AXS-05 in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), ...
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MGM Hits $5 Billion Jackpot From Vegas Casino Sales; More to Come?

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) late Tuesday announced the sale of Circus Circus Las Vegas property and the establishment of a joint venture with a subsidiary of Blackstone Group Inc. ...
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Least Obese County in Every State

More than 90 million American adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Obesity is a risk factor for such conditions as heart disease, stroke, and ...
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Will Vaping Catastrophe Play in to Philip Morris Earnings Thursday?

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) is set to report its most recent quarterly results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.36 in earnings ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Over 35% Upside at Amazon

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will be releasing its third-quarter results later this month, and one key analyst weighed in on the e-commerce empire ahead of these results. Credit Suisse reiterated ...
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NY Fed Shows Regional Services Business Leaders Turning Negative

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has released a monthly Business Leaders Survey, which is a semi-live reading as the data is for October. This monthly Federal Reserve survey ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rose Last Week, Slowing New Purchase Applications

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a rise of 0.5% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Weak Retail Sales Weigh on the Markets

In a sensitive economy in which growth is slowing enough that recession fears are high, every single economic report is given a very close look. Retail sales matter when it ...
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Nearly 1 in 2 Families Are Struggling With Addiction

As news of the opioid epidemic is on front pages around the country, that and other substance abuse problems, which include alcohol, plague almost half of America's families. Portions of ...
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What to Expect When Netflix Reports Earnings After the Close

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.04 in earnings per share ...
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Are Shareholders Getting Enough in the Achillion Acquisition?

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) shares skyrocketed on Wednesday morning after an announcement that the firm would be acquired by Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN). While shares are up sharply ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, Alibaba, Amazon, AT&T, Comcast, Delphi, DocuSign, J&J, JPMorgan, T-Mobile, Verizon, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Wednesday, even after overseas markets were modestly higher. Investors are having to grapple with a slower economy at the same time that ...
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Why Bank of America’s $2 Billion Impairment Charge Didn’t Matter

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big bank reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.56 on revenue of $22.8 billion. ...
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