Gregory Morcroft

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Wynn Shares Slip On Missed Macau Growth

Wynn Shares Slip On Missed Macau Growth

On June 1 authorities reported that May gambling revenue in the special administrative region of China missed estimates, rising 12.1% versus a 17.4% expectation.

United Technologies Tops Profit Targets on Strong Aerospace Business

United Technologies Tops Profit Targets on Strong Aerospace Business

First quarter sales at United Technologies rose to $15.24 billion, from $13.82 billion a year ago.

Newell Settles With Starboard, Adds 3 Directors While Keeping Icahn Happy Too

Newell Settles With Starboard, Adds 3 Directors While Keeping Icahn Happy Too

Newell last month named four Carl Icahn-nominated directors to its board, including a new chairman and agreed to review its operations with a view toward disposing of up to $10 billion of assets.

Read Mark Zuckerberg's Full Statement on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Read Mark Zuckerberg's Full Statement on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Here is Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's full statement on the Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

Asset Managers Are Really Interested in Cryptocurrencies

Asset Managers Are Really Interested in Cryptocurrencies

A recent survey of asset managers found that 73% of respondents said cybersecurity was the primary fear, while 67% said a market correction was the biggest threat.

Is Friday's Stock Market Blowup the Sign of Something Bigger?

Is Friday's Stock Market Blowup the Sign of Something Bigger?

The stock market just took a major dive on Friday. Are things about to get much worse? TheStreet's CEO David Callaway and Sr. Markets Editor Greg Morcroft discuss.

Remember Even Great Stocks Get Hammered in a Market Rout

Remember Even Great Stocks Get Hammered in a Market Rout

It is important to keep in mind that markets don't go down in the same way they go up. Drops usually occur much faster and usually very broad. Even 'good stocks' suffer when the market corrects because the goal of market players is to simply escape rather than to do so on a selective basis.

Nucor, Earnings Boosted by Tax Cuts, Now Looks for Government Help With Tariff

Nucor, Earnings Boosted by Tax Cuts, Now Looks for Government Help With Tariff

After George W. Bush imposed steel import tariffs in 2002, ranging from 8% to 30%, the result was the loss of about 200,000 jobs for the 21 months it was in effect, according to Matthew West, Baker Botts' global projects chair and trade partner. It was repealed after an adverse decision by the World Trade Organization.

Avon Is Under Attack, Again

Avon Is Under Attack, Again

Investors told Avon to promptly retain a financial adviser to explore all strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value, including a sale of the company in whole or in parts.

These Insiders Are Dumping Massive Amount of Stock

These Insiders Are Dumping Massive Amount of Stock

NCI shares have rose 22% in the last three months, and analysts expect it to continue to outperform 9% industry growth and the company says it expects to remain at a 10% growth pace.