It’s 4/20 and Marijuana’s Prospects Have Never Looked Brighter

One week ago today, Colorado Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican, extracted a commitment from President Trump that Attorney General Jeff Sessions's rescission of the Cole Memorandum will have no impact ...
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Why Excellent Earnings Weren’t Enough for Skechers

When Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE: SKX) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.75 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Will the FDA Shoot Down Eli Lilly and Incyte Again?

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ: INCY) and Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) will be under the microscope next week as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will decide the fate ...
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Wells Fargo Settles Federal Claims for $1 Billion

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Friday morning that it had settled federal claims against Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) related to risk management and improper charges to ...
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Trump Takes a Shot at OPEC Over High Oil Prices

Ahead of Friday's meeting of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC oil ministers who joined forces more than a year ago to reduce the oversupply of crude oil, ...
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What to Expect From the Newest Biogen Collaboration

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) shares made a handy gain on Friday after the firm announced an expanded strategic collaboration with Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB). Through this partnership, these companies ...
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5 Large Cap Growth Stocks Top Fund Managers Own and Love

To say that hedge fund and mutual fund managers tend to follow the herd is an incredible understatement, and always has been. While publicly they sometimes seem reluctant to discuss ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Kinder Morgan, Philip Morris, P&G, Twitter, Williams Companies and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Friday morning, but that may be a lack of direction after close to a 2% gain this week in the Dow Jones ...
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Should Investors Expect More From Synchrony Financial?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) released its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. Although the numbers completely beat estimates, there has only been a small response from investors. ...
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Why Schlumberger’s Earnings Beat Isn’t Helping the Stock

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened on Friday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.38 on revenues of ...
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4 Oilfield Services Stocks to Buy as Oil Price Skyrockets

For the bulls in the energy sector, it must seem like sweet revenge. When the price of oil hovered in the mid $20s in January of 2016, some of the ...
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Why General Electric Earnings Are Brightening Investors’ Morning

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.16 on revenues of $28.66 billion. In the ...
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Gas Prices Top $2.80 in 14 States

Gasoline prices are again headed toward $3 a gallon. In several states, the cost of an average gallon of regular is already above that level. And 14 states have crossed ...
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ZTE Claims US Threatens Its Survival

China's ZTE consumer electronics company says the fact that the United States blocks exports of key components for its smartphones could bring it to its knees. It is an outrageous ...
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Barbie Can’t Save Her Boss as Mattel CEO Fired

Mattel Inc. (NYSE: MAT) lost another chief executive officer. Even strong sales of Barbie dolls could not salvage the company's most recent quarter, and CEO Margo Georgiadis was sacked. Georgiadis did ...
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