Corporate Performance - Page 2

Another Big Retailer Threatens Bankruptcy

In a period during when besieged retailers continue to shutter hundreds of stores, and in some cases file for bankruptcy, a major chain has told the landlords of its locations ...
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This Major Auto Brand Sold Only 31 Cars a Day Last Month

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has a problem in the United States. One of its most important brands sold only 31 cars a day last month. That leaves open ...
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Is Francesca’s Executive Change Enough to Spark a Turnaround?

Francesca’s Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: FRAN) shares saw a major downturn on Tuesday after the firm announced that it would be making a change at the top. Specifically, the CFO will ...
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As Dow Posts Record, This Tech Stock Leads the Surge

The Dow Jones industrial average posted its best June rise since 1938, up 7.2% to 26,599.96. Its performance for the first half also was spectacular, a gain of 14.3%. One ...
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2019 Fed CCAR Gift to Warren Buffett: Dividend Hikes and Buybacks Galore for All Major Banks

At the end of June, the Federal Reserve now releases its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate ...
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Ford’s New Tack on European Sales Wipes Out 12,000 Jobs

New passenger car sales in Europe have been dropping since 2015. Last year, new vehicle sales rose just 0.1% year over year. Thursday morning, the European Automobile Manufacturer's Association (ACEA) ...
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America’s Biggest Car Companies Falter in June

The car industry has held up better than many experts thought it would this year. In 2018, sales topped 17 million annually for the fourth year in a row. However, ...
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GE Shuts Down California Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant 20 Years Early

Last Thursday, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) filed a decommissioning and demolition plan for its Inland Empire Energy Center, a natural gas-fired electricity generation plant in Riverside County, California. The ...
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A Breakup of Google Could Leave YouTube on Its Own

Politicians and antitrust experts increasingly have called for the breakup of several large companies, including Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google, which dominates the search engine business and ...
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And the Worst New Car Sold in America Is…

Dozens of car brands are sold in America, most from manufacturers in Japan, South Korea, the United States and Germany. Two brands are English. One of these is the worst ...
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You Soon May Be Watching Ads on Netflix, Whether You Like It or Not

Imagine watching "Designated Survivor," "Ozark" or "Bird Box" on Netflix interrupted by car and deodorant ads. These ads would be on programs that subscribers pay $8.99 a month to watch. ...
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AT&T’s Extraordinary 6.3% Yield

There are junk bond funds that have a yield of less than 7%. They are comprised of bonds in companies that are below investment grade, which means they carry considerable ...
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Boeing Scores Order for 200 MAX Jets as Airbus, GE Make Gains

The first day of this year's Paris Air Show was not a particularly good one for The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). The company spent half of Monday apologizing for its ...
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Boeing Is Already Getting Crushed at Paris Air Show

No one is expecting much good news from The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) during this week's Paris Air Show. Drawing a line under that expectation is an announcement Monday from ...
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Is This Reverse Stock Split the Kiss of Death for Blue Apron?

Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (NYSE: APRN) shares have been absolutely crushed since the company came public in the summer of 2017. It seems that the company has tried everything to ...
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