Retail Read-Through: What Walmart's Earnings Tell Us About Census Sales Stats

Retail Read-Through: What Walmart's Earnings Tell Us About Census Sales Stats

Walmart's strong sales are sparking skeptical responses to government statistics.

McDonald's Stock Rises on Upgrade and Price Target Hike at Stephens

McDonald's Stock Rises on Upgrade and Price Target Hike at Stephens

Analyst praises management's moves and says consensus models leave room for positive surprises.

Bears Provide Market Fuel as They Fight Potentially Positive News

Bears Provide Market Fuel as They Fight Potentially Positive News

The steady drip of news about potential China trade deals is keeping the market moving up, to the chagrin of bears.

Newell Brands Remains a Reclamation Project, a Value Investor's Special

Newell Brands Remains a Reclamation Project, a Value Investor's Special

Progress here was overshadowed by the less than stellar forward guidance.

Weight Watchers Drops on JPMorgan Downgrade

Weight Watchers Drops on JPMorgan Downgrade

Shares of Weight Watchers fall after a JPMorgan analyst downgrades the weight management services company to underweight from neutral.

Amazon Gears Up to Battle Netflix for Movie Streaming Supremacy

Amazon Gears Up to Battle Netflix for Movie Streaming Supremacy

Amazon recently spent $47 million at the Sundance film festival for the rights to five different films. It was a record purchase for the festival.

This May Be the Most Important Stock Market Metric Right Now

This May Be the Most Important Stock Market Metric Right Now

The S&P 500 is closing in on fair value.

Behind the Smile: Inside Walmart

Behind the Smile: Inside Walmart

Walmart earnings are making the headlines. But, did you know that the retailer has been around since 1962 and is the brainchild of Sam 'Mr. Sam' Walton? Watch the video timeline.

The Charts of Johnson & Johnson Do Not Yet Convince Me of the Bull Case

The Charts of Johnson & Johnson Do Not Yet Convince Me of the Bull Case

Let's look at the charts and indicators to round out the picture.

Watching Coca-Cola and Waiting to Take a Swig

Watching Coca-Cola and Waiting to Take a Swig

The recent decline in the soft drink giant's shares post-earnings is similar to pullbacks in the past that have been followed by nice rallies.