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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amex, Apple, Biogen, eBay, Ford, Microsoft, PPG, Roku, United Rentals, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Friday after another big drop on Thursday. That said, the gains are a fraction of what was lost and the mood of investors is to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Alphabet, AMD, FireEye, Gap, Golar LNG, Nike and More

The futures traded lower again Thursday morning as investors continue to ride what has been a roller-coaster of a week in the markets. With many of the third-quarter earnings reports ...
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Despite Huge Sell-Off, New Communications Services Sector Is Hot: 5 Stocks to Grab Now

Change can be good in the financial industry, and last month one of biggest changes on Wall Street in years was pulled off without a hitch when many of the ...
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Google and Facebook Get Into Consumer Electronics Too Late

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google both want into the consumer electronics business. All that stands in their way is Apple, Amazon.com and a small army ...
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Video Drives $28 Billion in Ad Spending on Social Media

Love 'em or hate 'em, video ads on popular social media sites are forecast to increase site revenues by 30% this year to a total of $27.82 billion. That represents ...
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Apple World’s Most Valuable Brand at $214 Billion, as Tech Rules Top of New List

The annual Interbrand list of the 100 most valuable brands is out. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the world's most valuable brand at $214 billion, up 16% from last year. ...
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4 Jefferies Franchise Picks Could Be Big Q4 Winners

The fourth quarter is underway, and with earnings reports for the third quarter on deck, many investors are looking to add stocks to their portfolios that can add a little ...
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5 Goldman Sachs Conviction List Tech Stocks Are Solid Q4 Buys

With the third quarter ending, and the final three months of 2018 now in view, many investors are resetting for what could be a more volatile quarter as the midterm ...
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Longtime Daimler Leader to Step Down as Industry Faces Radical Change

One of the auto industry's giants will soon leave as head of Daimler and as the chief of its Mercedes-Benz division, often considered the preeminent global manufacturer of luxury cars. ...
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Why Waymo Could Be a $50 Billion Revenue Opportunity for Alphabet

In a world where Google is no longer just Google, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has many current and future sources of revenues beyond search and advertising. The move toward self-driving ...
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America’s Top Brands

One side effect of our interconnected, internet world is that for all the free stuff we get (social media, news, entertainment) we pay with our attention. As many others have ...
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Baird Says Stay With the Big 3 Tech Giants for 2019 and Beyond

Recently there has been a plethora of negative sentiment directed at some of the biggest technology companies, and some of it with good reason. We are in uncharted waters when ...
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Tech Brands Dominate Brand Loyalty Rankings

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, more than a third (35%) are tech companies engaged in digital technology, social networks ...
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Google Launches AI Solution to Spot Child Sex Abuse Content

Among the most heinous of online activities, child sex abuse content has to be at or near the top. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google has released an artificial intelligence solution ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Alphabet, Amazon, Best Buy, Dollar General, Ferrari, Goldcorp, HPE, Square, Tilray and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday after the second-quarter gross domestic product estimate was raised to 4.2% from the first look of 4.1%. The markets have been hitting all-time ...
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