U.S. stocks extend gains on Fed assurances; Dow gains 0.15%
When hedge fund manager "titans" think alike, investors are wise to pay attention. At Holdings Channel, we have reviewed 3,609 13F filings for the 09/30/2014 reporting period, and noticed that America
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Today: Tesla Motors announces that its battery-swap offering will begin a pilot program next week in California. Also: Facebook is losing teens, but Instagram's value is shooting higher.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Ram Subramaniam, president of Fidelity Brokerage Services, says retail investors, particularly those of the Millennial generation, are continuing to get more involved with the
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, completing three straight days of gains, as the S&P 500 Index jumped to its biggest weekly gain in nearly two years. The S&P 500 came within a mere 5 points
Outgoing Kraft Foods Group CEO Tony Vernon will be paid his annual base salary for two years after he leaves and will be subject to a two-year non-compete agreement, the food maker said Friday.
The market focus was initially on the statement swapping into “can be patient” from “considerable time”. Post the Yellen press conference; markets increasingly focused on no ri
It was just a week ago that financial headlines bemoaned the market having suffered its worst week in 2 ½ years. The bears came out of hiding with scary forecasts. Plunging oil prices, previous
North Korean hackers aren’t the only people high-fiving over the infiltration of Sony’s computer networks.
Russia has been the world’s biggest buyer of gold this year, taking its national holdings into the top five worldwide, but Russia’s huge central-bank gold demand has done nothing to stop i
Marissa Mayer must have known she was on to something good. When offered the top job at Yahoo (YHOO), the company was stuck in a battle for relevance, and yet it had already planted the seed of its ow
Despite billing itself as a model of fiscal austerity, the UK government is increasing social spending
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Shares of China's dominant search engine, Baidu.com (BIDU), are poised to jump as much as 15% between now and the end of January. Even that would only be just the beginning for the
The fifty-first trading week of 2014 comes to a close with the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and NASDAQ composite slightly higher in early-afternoon trading on Friday.
Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their har
Considering the latest quarterly results, in which the company claimed that its cloud revenue grew a 128% year over year, we estimate that the annual revenue run rate for Azure can be close to $2.3 bi
Even though Netflix delivered on the revenue guidance, the selloff has largely been due to the disappointing numbers it posted with respect to streaming subscriber additions. Our price estimate for Ne
The consistent decline in foot traffic across the retail industry on account of gradual online shift will continue to weigh on Wal-Mart. We believe that the retailer will lose more from a decline in s
The deal makes sense in light of Abbott’s recent efforts to expand its generic drug business in high-growth emerging markets such as China, India, Latin America and Russia because of sustained sluggis
While Walgreen's top line continues to grow, it faces ongoing pressure on gross margins. The company believes that the margin pressure will persist in the short-term. A cautious consumer, ongoing reim
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Friday, shares of Energy companies are outperforming other sectors, up 1.7%. Within the sector, Transocean (NYSE: RIG) and Denbury Resources (NYSE: DNR)
In afternoon trading on Friday, Consumer Products stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.1% loss. Within that group, Hasbro (NASD: HAS) and Mattel (NASD: MAT) are two of the day's laggard
The National Labor Relations Board on Friday issued 13 complaints against McDonald's and some of its franchisees, calling them "joint employers" and alleging they violated labor rights of employees at
Looking back to 3 days ago, EXACT Sciences Corp. (NASD: EXAS) priced a 4,000,000 share secondary stock offering at $25.75 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the com
Shareholders of Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 0.7% annualized dividend yield can sell the June 2015 covered call at the $35 strike and collect
Looking back to 71 days ago, PTC Therapeutics Inc (NASD: PTCT) priced a 3,000,000 share secondary stock offering at $36.25 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the co
Shareholders of A. Schulman, Inc. (NASD: SHLM) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 2.1% annualized dividend yield can sell the January 2015 covered call at the $40 strike and collect the
Looking back to 31 days ago, Receptos, Inc. (NASD: RCPT) priced a 3,600,000 share secondary stock offering at $100.00 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company
Shareholders of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 1.9% annualized dividend yield can sell the June 2015 covered call at the $60 strike and collect the
In trading on Friday, oil & gas exploration & production shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.6%. Leading the group were shares of Midstates Petroleum Company (MPO), up