Vertex Wins FDA Approval for Expanded Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) shares saw a handy gain on Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the nod to Vertex’s cystic fibrosis (CF) treatment. Essentially, ...
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Natural Gas Price Drops on Storage Increase, Weather Forecast

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stockpiles increased by 33 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 10. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Why Activists Can Easily Win at Symantec

Sometimes activist investors have a lot to offer when they can actually make a difference in a public company. And sometimes activist investors just seem desperate to get a share ...
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Relocation for Work Reaches Historic Lows

In the 1980s, over one-third of job seekers were willing to move for a new position. Now more than ever this number is dramatically shrinking as new trends are emerging ...
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Ford Shares Drop Below $10 as Chairman Bill Ford’s Turnaround Fails

The stock of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has dropped below $10 a share, another milestone that marks the car company's failure to set and institute plans for a turnaround. ...
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US Drivers Learn More About Self-Driving Cars, Like Them Less

Over the past two years, U.S. drivers have become more aware of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles. More than three-quarters (78%) have some knowledge of autonomous vehicles that a human driver may ...
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How Nelson Peltz Is Pulling Off Another Solid Win for Wendy’s

Wendy’s Co. (NASDAQ: WEN) shares saw a handy gain on Thursday after the company announced that it accepted an offer to sell its 12.3% ownership interest in Inspire Brands back ...
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Why Summit Therapeutics Is One of Thursday’s Top Biotechs

Summit Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ: SMMT) shares made a solid gain early on Thursday after the firm announced that it was awarded an additional $12 million under its contract with the ...
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4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy If You Fear a Big Correction Is Coming

By any measure the stock market is overbought. On both trailing and forward earnings it is expensive, and while just a few stocks have made up most of the gains ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AVEO, Boeing, Canopy Growth, Coty, Kimberly-Clark, Lululemon, Macy’s, Sysco, Teladoc and More

Stocks were indicated to open handily higher after strong Walmart earnings and after reports that China is engaging in new trade talks. Earnings season is now about 85% over, and ...
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6 Retailers Expected to Thrive in the Next 5 Years

Retail earnings reporting season is underway, and Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT), the largest of them all, shared its better-than-expected quarterly results this morning. While no one expects that retail behemoth ...
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How Cisco Dominated With Q4 Earnings

When Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company said that it had $0.70 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Walmart Shows It Can Stand Up to Amazon

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported second-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.29 on net sales of $127.06 ...
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Jefferies Says Buy 3 Large Cap Integrated Energy Stocks Now

Oil has taken a beating lately as the black gold has suffered from a rising dollar, though it has had a strong run off of the lows posted in 2016. ...
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90,000 Forgotten Sears Employees

The CEO of Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) wants his hedge fund to buy the company's Kenmore appliance division as another means of getting the retailer cash and stripping it ...
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