Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 12, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 1.4% at 2,766.95. The DJIA closed up 1.1% at 25,336.67. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 2.3% at 7,496.89. Friday was a solid ...
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Ford, General Motors Crash into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 12, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 465 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 1.35 ...
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Visa, Microsoft Lead the Dow Higher Friday

October 12, 2018: Markets opened higher Friday after a couple of sessions that saw a total of 5% shaved from the blue-chip index. The Dow opened up about 350 points ...
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Crazy Legends and Superstitions People Believe in Every State

Tell the truth. Do you knock on wood when you say or hope for something positive -- knowing full well this is nothing but a superstition? We've put a ...
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23 Most Powerful Secret Societies

Secret societies have captured the imagination of the public for centuries. Many of these groups are thought to be ancient, mysterious gatherings of powerful men who get together and tip ...
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Apple: A Free Content Strategy Is the Right Approach

By Gene Munster and Will Thompson of Loup Ventures CNBC reported that Apple plans to give away some of its forthcoming original video content to Apple device owners as a ...
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US Oil Rig Count Jumps by 8, Largest Increase Since Early August

In the week ending October 12, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 869, an increase of eight compared to the previous week ...
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Ford Is Not Selling the Cars That Chinese Buyers Want

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) is having a very bad year in China. Sales fell 43% year over year in September and are down 30% for the first nine months ...
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Tetraphase Prepares for US Launch of Xerava

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: TTPH) shares were up handily on Friday after the company announced the U.S. commercial launch of Xerava (eravacycline) for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI). ...
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Adoption rates: iOS 12 vs. Android Pie

In this case, slow and steady does not win the race.   Less than three weeks after its Sept. 17 release, according to Apple, the newest version of its mobile ...
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10 Vehicles That Depreciate Fastest (and Slowest)

Depreciation accounts for nearly 40% of the average annual cost of operating a vehicle, according to a report last month from AAA. After five years, the vehicles that depreciate least ...
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Why Corium Shares Are Booming

Corium International Inc. (NASDAQ: CORI) shares jumped on Friday after the company announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Gurnet Point Capital (GPC) will acquire Corium. ...
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The Healthiest City in Each State

The U.S. is a large country and many areas have their own culture, customs, and health habits that can impact local public health outcomes. Residents in many parts of the ...
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Can This Quarter Turn Citigroup Around?

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) released its third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The company posted $1.74 in earnings per share (EPS) and $18.39 billion in revenue, which ...
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Tesla Warns About Federal Tax Credit Deadline, but What About After?

The handwriting was on the wall last July when Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reached the milestone delivery of its 200,000th all-electric vehicle. That was the good news. The less-good news ...
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