01/16/14 - 02:17 PM EST
Yes, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to fire COO Henrique de Castro after only a 15-month tenure reveals that Yahoo's core business continues to struggle. But is this news? No! Mayer has the benefit of taking risks in the core business (think: expensive Tumblr acquisition for example), and being brutal at times when it comes to management decisions, because of the Alibaba halo....READ FULL POST
01/16/14 - 02:14 PM EST
The bloodbath in retail in the last couple of weeks doesn't seem to want to come to an end, with a dismal report from Best Buy, one of the best performers in 2013, today. This week marked one of the most pessimistic ICR XChange conferences in recent years. So is anything buyable? Here are three names that I think are...READ FULL POST
01/16/14 - 08:55 AM EST
While we don't have pricing details yet for many of 2014's hyped potential IPOs, it's key to know which names to have on your radar. This year holds a good deal of promise for the IPO market, where investors want to seek new names to play strong themes and with an appetite for growth...READ FULL POST
01/15/14 - 01:06 PM EST
U.S. markets are up today, as Bank of America's profit surged. Tesla is rising further after a strong Model S report yesterday. 3D names, like 3D Systems and Stratasys , are falling after peer ExOne reported disappointing numbers. Burberry is trading up after strong retail sales growth and Apple is in focus as CEO Tim Cook held a press conference in China for the company's new agreement with China Mobile. General Motors GM announces its $1.20 per share annual dividend....READ FULL POST
01/14/14 - 07:02 PM EST
When not talking about potential privacy issues, Many analysts and commentators have been balking at the price Google paid for Nest. A whopping $3.2 billion in cash ain't cheap, after all.But one thing not enough people are saying? Why not! Google ended last quarter with about $56.5 billion in cash. Even though the company is investing in research & development and its own growth, its $12 billion annual free cash flow generation still leaves a lot on the table.READ FULL POST
01/13/14 - 06:07 PM EST
Breaking up ain't hard to do. The celebration of Beam's chart is more than a one day spike - it is years of value creationREAD FULL POST
01/13/14 - 01:01 PM EST
Today kicked off with a 'merger Monday' takeover of Beam by Japan's Suntory and was rounded out by disappointing retail data from the likes of Lululemon, Express, Ascena and SodaStream. In food, we got another smart tuck-in acquisition from health play Hain Celestial and good numbers out of Wendys...READ FULL POST
01/10/14 - 06:15 PM EST
We heard this morning that the U.S added 74,000 jobs in December, well below estimates for almost 200,000 and last month's upwardly revised 241,000. And, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7%, below economist estimates, this was largely due to the continued reduction in the labor force, with the participation rate dropping to 62.8%.Many have pointed to this data point being an outlier, particularly given weather issues and its stark contrast with stronger economic data we have received. But there is no doubt that today's number was disappointing...READ FULL POST
01/09/14 - 03:54 PM EST
With mixed data from the likes of Macy's and Bed Bath & Beyond today, Nicole Urken takes a look at the outlook for retail this year.READ FULL POST
01/09/14 - 03:53 PM EST
Stop, look and listen during earnings seasonREAD FULL POST
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