A Big Detroit Surprise in J.D. Power's New Quality Rankings

Good news for Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): At least by one important measure of quality, its current lineup beats most rivals’ — including all of the Japanese brands.

The annual J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey is one of several widely watched measures of the quality of automakers’ vehicles. The 2018 edition, released on Wednesday, places Ford near the top — trailing....More>>>

Dow Jones Today Struggles to Break Seven-Day Losing Streak

The Dow Jones today moved 80 points lower in pre-market hours as trade tensions continued to dominate investor sentiment. Despite a solid day of earnings on Wednesday that renewed market optimism, the Dow shed 42 points by Wednesday’s market close. Investors continue to worry about the fallout from the ongoing spat between China and the United States on trade. However, you don’t....More>>>

111 Million Tons of Plastic With Nowhere to Go

Since 1992, China has imported more than 45% of the world’s plastic waste for recycling. That ended last December when the country banned the import of non-industrial waste. Now, all that plastic has nowhere to go to be recycled and likely will end up in landfills in the United States and other developed countries that generate most of the plastic waste.

According to new research published....More>>>

Best Bank Stocks To Watch Right Now

Equities analysts forecast that Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) will report earnings of $0.35 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Opus Bank’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.25 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.45. Opus Bank posted earnings per share of $0.51 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest....More>>>

Buy Indiabulls Housing Finance; target of Rs 1600: Edelweiss

Edelweiss’ research report on Indiabulls Housing Finance

We hosted an Investors Day with top management of Indiabulls Housing Finance (IHFL) to get insight into the companys business dynamics and strategic plans. The interaction with management reinforced our conviction on the strong credit framework and risk management practices at IHFL. Moreover, the thrust on digitisation and productivity....More>>>

The Real Reason Why Facebook Is Desperate for WhatsApp to "Move Faster" on Monetization

Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal published a bombshell reportthat extensively detailed the falling out between Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and WhatsApp. There was an irreconcilable culture clash between the two companies, as WhatsApp was initially built with strong privacy controls and a fundamental disdain — nay, loathing– for ads.

WhatsApp was supposed to be able to retain....More>>>

World Cup ratings are in: Fox is missing the US men’s team

Fox drew big ratings this weekend for a pair of World Cup matches that thrilled and shocked soccer fans.

Its broadcast of Mexico’s 1-0 win over Germany, the defending World Cup champs, brought in an average of more than 4 million viewers. Brazil’s draw with Switzerland earned about 4.1 million viewers. For comparison, the US Open golf tournament, which took place last weekend,....More>>>

Vistagen Therapeutics (VTGN) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.08

Press coverage about Vistagen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VTGN) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vistagen....More>>>

Why Did Starbucks (SBUX) Stock Tumble Today?

Shares of Starbucks (SBUX ) were down more than 9% through morning trading hours Wednesday after the coffee retailer issued sluggish comps guidance and said it would close more than 150 U.S. stores in fiscal 2019.

Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and CEO, revealed the store closure details during an Oppenheimer conference on Tuesday. Starbucks has historically closed about 50 stores per....More>>>