Today's Business News and Opinion
Its recent acquisitions and expanding margins makes the shares attractive for the long term.
Smartphone maker BlackBerry plummets on analysts' concerns over its quarterly results. Intel dips as Wall Street pans its Altera buyout.
Garvin Jabusch, portfolio manager for the Shelton Alpha Mutual Fund, says these three industries are likely to achieve long-term growth.
Amazon, Netflix, and Uber are among the highest ranked technology companies, according to the Net Promoter Consumer Study.
Home-services business may generate 25% of profit for the world's largest online retailer within 10 years.
With hunting and shooting accounting for roughly half its total sales, Sportsman's Warehouse deserves a long look.
Kyle Brownlee, CEO of Wymer Brownlee, says investors should consider long positions in General Electric, Continental Resources and Spectra Energy.
Why try to catch the falling knife, when the floor has been shown?
American International Group's (AIG) Chairman Steve Miller will reportedly step down in July.
These companies from four different sectors have long track records of raising payouts.
McDonald's will be testing all-day breakfast in one location next month, but the chain should also consider a couple of other moves to revive flagging sales.
Social and messaging apps are racing to reach a billion members at a breakneck pace. Listed here are the apps that are growing their global audiences the fastest.
Which luxury goods companies should investors be buying given the current market volatility and currency fears? Here are eight to choose from.
Ford CEO Mark Fields says China could be bigger than the U.S. for Lincoln sales while F-150 demand remains high and production increases.
A successful IPO this week for website hosting company GoDaddy could pave the way for more tech IPOs this year.
Delta Air Lines (DAL) shares rise today as oil falls for the second straight session.
Following WWE's biggest annual event, WrestleMania, the market put a hurtin' on the company -- because despite the growth of the WWE Network, investors are worried the growth won't last.
A deal will be reached in Greece's debt talks even as political pressures mount.
American Airlines (AAL) shares are gaining as oil prices fall today on concerns that Iran and world leaders are close to an agreement on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
Best Buy will close or transition its Canadian Future Shop electronics stores, cut up to 1,500 jobs and take a restructuring charge of as much as $280 million.
The Israeli drug company thinks the biopharmaceutical drug developer will strengthen its position in its core central nervous system segment.
Synnex reports earnings Tuesday.
Germany wants to be a part of a strong, competitive trading area in the global economy.
With a strengthening dollar posing headwinds for corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve's looming rate hike, more markets swings are on the horizon, according to one strategist.
Amazon has gotten tired of the Federal Aviation Administration slow movement on its drone testing requests, so the online retailer has moved its experiments to Canada.
Many dream of becoming a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Superstar, but getting -- and staying -- there is no cake walk.
The new flagship phone has small but noticeable improvements over last year's model. But is that enough?
Chinese Internet company Tencent is largely ignored in American circles. Here's what smart investors need to know.
UnitedHealth will purchase outstanding Catamaran stock for $61.50 per share in cash. The deal is slated to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
Israeli drug company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is buying Auspex Pharmaceuticals, with its portfolio of drugs to treat Tourette Syndrome, Huntington's chorea and a variety of other maladies.
Low interest rates in the U.S. and around the world are here to stay -- at least for a while, according to former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Here's why.
The media company's CEO, Philippe Dauman, wants to launch new initiatives to generate more viewership.
Russia's political and economic instability is widening the talent pool for Silicon Valley giants.
Funds aimed at distressed energy firms have proliferated, but pitfalls await overzealous managers.
Heineken has launched an aggressive marketing program for its reformulated light beer as it takes aim at Budweiser's Michelob Ultra brand.
The junior partner who just lost her sex discrimination trial against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers pushed sex discrimination into the headlines. Anita Hill did the same 24 years ago.
Looking for a safe stock to put your money that also can generate income? Try these seven utilities stocks.
Neither of the deals announced Monday are blockbusters or particularly transformative. Both buyers have specific needs and went after small targets for large prices.
This chip stock and a well-known retailer offer compelling values.
Antitrust hurdles? What antitrust hurdles? Activists often don’t see any real regulatory problems.
Science is usually one step ahead of politics, ideologies and politicians, even more when the area in question is public health.
Glenn Welling's Engaged Capital wants to install three directors, including himself, on the company's board at the annual meeting, arguing that shareholder returns have been negative overall.
It's a funny world where investors cheer when money gets taken out of a company's coffers and spent to retire shares. But that's the world Yahoo lives in!
Trading like a stock, Deutsche Bank's Dollar Index offers small investors a simpler way to take advantage of foreign exchange, the most widely traded market worldwide.
Prattle Analytics' Evan Schnidman goes beyond the 'briefcase indicator' in telling investors what they're doing wrong -- and how to do it right -- when listening to the central bank.
Amazon has left consumers and merchants underwhelmed by local services added to its online marketplace in November.
U.S. stock futures are trending upward Monday as investors look to a short trading week with important economic data reports.
You don't have to buy and store the physical metal.
Here are today's top research calls.
WrestleMania is finally here. Day three of the running diary of my trip as we get set for the biggest show of the year.
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