Today's Business News and Opinion
Despite the recent trends toward healthier lifestyle and eating habits, which should have boosted Whole Foods, its revenue and earnings growth have been disappointing. That should change soon.
Facebook second-quarter results are poised to show that the social network giant continues to attract enormous amounts of ad revenue.
Apple is known for product innovations, but in its 39 years, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company has also had several flops.
U.S. stock futures are rising, bucking the five-day downward trend of markets, and bouncing back on stronger European trading. The Fed's two-day FOMC meeting begins Tuesday.
Boeing's 767 was thought to be an aircraft at the end of its civilian life, but now United is upgrading its fleet and FedEx is buying more.
The improving state of the economy means we have more to spend -- though we're being cautious for now. When that shifts, MasterCard will be there to benefit.
The time to own PG&E is now, especially with its shares trading cheaply at just 13 times forward estimates.
Verizon Communications takes a tumble as the carrier's mobile-TV service is now expected to be delayed until late summer. Sirius falls ahead of its quarterly report Tuesday morning.
Merck, Pfizer, UPS and Twitter are among the many companies reporting earnings.
Tesla Motors tanks as reports surface that General Electric is eyeing a large role in the energy storage business. Baidu plunges on a weak forecast.
Education group Pearson owns a 50% stake in the Economist Group, the publisher of The Economist magazine.
Pharmaceutical giant Mylan (MYL) was the worst performing stock in the S&P 500 on Monday, making it TheStreet's Move of the Day.
The company plans to sell 15 million shares of stock at $14 to $16 per share. At the mid point of that price range, the IPO would net $225 million.
Lyle Fitterer says that he likes the longer-term prospects for municipal bonds. His Wells Fargo Advantage Municipal Bond fund is up six basis points in 2015.
Unlike Facebook, which is working to add apps, eBay is shutting down some of its underperforming apps and integrating them into its main app.
General Electric will pay about $333 million less for Alstom's power-and-grid business, its largest purchase ever, under proposed changes to the deal designed to eliminate European regulators' antitrust concerns.
Southwest Airlines *(LUV) shares benefited from declining crude prices in trading today.
Apple's third-quarter results sent shares lower as investors puzzled what's next for the world's largest company. Here are three reasons to buy.
The only time that productivity and wage growth rose strongly since 1973 is during the Clinton/Bush years when the government's budget was in surplus, something politicians hate.
Two Chinese online travel agency stocks are attractive as Chinese consumer spending is resilient despite pessimism about the country's outlook.
Stocks in China posted their largest daily drop in eight years on Monday. But the latest pullback doesn't mean investors should drop what they're doing and throw money into China.
CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ traders take a closer look at U.S. stocks, as the selloff in China weighs on the market.
Affiliated Managers (AMG) shares are down ahead of the release of the company's second quarter earnings results tomorrow.
For patient investors, a low-risk entry opportunity will develop as the stock heads even lower.
Three of the top five best places to retire are in Europe, thanks to the rise of the U.S. dollar.
With Twitter sputtering due to the uncertainty of their CEO and constant false reporting of an acquisition can a dividend offering entice investors?
These stocks have both short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.
Investor confidence in biotech stocks is shaky following last week's Biogen blow-up, making Tuesday's Gilead earnings even more important.
Burger King is trouncing McDonald's in terms of U.S. sales growth this year.
The latest survey of cell service at the top 50 U.S. airports finds Newark, JFK and LaGuardia in the middle of list. Here are the top 10 airports for mobile.
It's too soon to buy many oil stocks, especially those in oil services, even though they're cheap. Here are some reasons why.
There's no doubt that Donald Trump believes in BlackRock hedge funds, despite the concerns expressed by activist investor Carl Icahn -- the man Trump would like to make Treasury secretary.
Smaller companies are selling individual assets at auction while the larger companies, such as Halliburton, are finding ways to finance producers through the malaise.
Considering all the ways we use our phones while traveling, good connectivity in airports is a necessity. But in these 10 cities' airports, the data service can be disappointing.
Ross Stores is testing its all time highs and, if the trend is confirmed, new highs will be reached.
The long-term outlook for the PHLX Semiconductor index is bearish, but there's a strong short-term buy opportunity.
After cutting its revenue growth forecast, will Biogen buy itself back into investors' good graces?
Having lots of Facebook friends doesn't really help with Kickstarter projects, but other things can. Check out this list for ways to tilt the odds in your favor.
Company executives had previously suggested that smaller rivals Performance Food and McLane would be attractive additions. McLane is owned by Berkshire Hathaway; Performance Food by two buyout firms.
The star comedian's departure from his longtime home at Sony Pictures to Netflix could be addition by subtraction for the Hollywood studio, whose new boss is looking to cut costs.
This company's products have limited appeal, and its turnaround plans likely will not work.
Analysts are awaiting updates on some big changes as Twitter gets set to report its second-quarter results on Tuesday afternoon.
Tim Cook has quietly stood in Steve Jobs shadow publicly, but Apple's CEO has a much louder voice than you might think.
U.S. stock futures are dropping as sinking Asian and European stocks weighed on markets, despite a big deal in health care between Teva Pharmaceutical and Allergan.
The majority of U.S. drivers won't change their auto insurance for more than a decade. Considering it's never been easier to do so, they may be missing some savings.
A gap-island-reversal in the Nasdaq 100 chart forecasts the coming crash.
You could be paying a lot less for your auto insurance. Just take Smokey Robinson's advice and shop around.
Jet’s homepage takes significantly longer to load than Amazon’s.
Chinese search engine company Baidu reports second-quarter earnings after the close Monday. Slowing revenue growth and falling margins should keep the pressure on and may push the stock lower.
Regional bank exchange traded funds are popular rising rates, but investors would do well to look before leaping.
Try it NOW
Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Try it NOW
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Try it NOW
David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
- Weekly roundups
Try it NOW
David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Try it NOW
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a
comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Try it NOW
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and
strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV