Corporate Performance

This Is Why Apple Will Lose the Streaming War

Apple is about to announce its own streaming service. The media speculate that the plan will cost consumers $9.99 a year, though there may be an introductory offer that is ...
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Target Goes Small on Food Business

In March of 2018, a rumor circulated of merger talks between big-box merchandiser Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and grocery giant Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The rumor was quickly denied, but ...
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Whistleblower Sends GE Shares to the Doghouse

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is having a bad day. The stock traded down nearly 14% early Thursday following a report from whistleblower Harry Markopoulos, the guy who brought down ...
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Ford Recalls 108,000 2015 Ford and Lincoln Vehicles to Fix Seat Belts

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) said Wednesday that it is recalling 108,399 model year 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles delivered to U.S., Canadian and Mexican customers to repair ...
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Is General Electric Really Recovering?

As of Friday's closing bell, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) stock had added more than 25% in 2019. Very good, but still a recovery of only about half its share ...
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USPS Is Losing $1 Billion a Quarter. How Long Can It Survive?

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reported two troubling numbers for its most recent quarter. The first is that revenue was flat at just above $17 billion. The other was that ...
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Where Did the Hertz Revenue Surprise Come From?

When car rental giant Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) reported second-quarter 2019 results Tuesday evening, the company noted a year-over-year U.S. revenue gain of 10% and jumps of 6% ...
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Ford Recalls Recalls 14,000 Model Year 2020 Ford and Lincoln SUVs

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) said Wednesday that it is recalling 13,896 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator sport utility vehicles delivered to U.S. dealers and 239 of the vehicles delivered ...
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Papa John’s Is Back, a Little

Papa John's International took a beating as sales fell and tensions rose between its board and founder John Schnatter, which nearly tore the company apart. The worst of those days ...
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Why Investors Are Looking at the 3M Turnaround Much Closer for 2020

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) has had a slate of challenges for the past year and a half. After everything was chugging along to perfection in 2017, then 2018 and 2019 ...
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Is 2U Done For After Q2?

2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) released its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. Although the bottom line for this quarter was not that great, the guidance is ...
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Here’s What We Might Expect From iPhone 11

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has announced its earnings, and for the first time in years, iPhone sales were less than half of total revenue. The company has turned to services ...
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July Car Sales to Be Flat, VW to Jump

Despite worries that strong car sales in the United States cannot continue, experts expect that July sales have been strong. Helping to lead the way, once embattled Volkswagen had a ...
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This Stock Just Became the No. 1 Performer in the Dow

After weeks during which Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was the best performing Dow Jones industrials stock, its place has been taken by another famous company. Shares of Visa Inc. (NYSE: ...
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This Stock Is Killing the Dow

Only three of the 30 Dow Jones industrial average components are down this year. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is barely off, by 1.28% to $43.09. 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) is ...
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