Teen retailer Tilly's (TLYS) saw its stock get crushed after the company reported really ugly holiday quarter numbers. The company missed on both the top and bottom lines, while delivering comparable sales growth that was well short of expectations. The margin expansion narrative also lost some
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Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, as the party struggles to set a new direction after Hillary Clilnton’s November loss to Donald Trump.
Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.10 in earnings per share (EPS) and $761 million in revenue, versus consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.16 in EPS and $769.81 million in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.25 in EPS and $762.58 million in revenue.
It was a great year for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) in 2016 as the stock was up nearly 13%. Moreover, the stock is off to a decent start this year as it is up approximately 4% year to date.
Over the past few years, the retailer has relished substantial competitive benefits on the back of its enormous scale.Things are gradually changing with the rise of e-commerce sales, however, where....More>>>
Bernstein’s Steven Winoker and team contend that Brexit is “bad for all our companies it is just a matter of degree.” They explain why Tyco International (TYC), Idex (IEX), Danaher (DHR),Honeywell International (HON) and Emerson Electric (EMR) could feel some degree of pain:
While the direct revenue exposure to the UK is relatively small across our....More>>>
"Trust the process." That's what highly regarded Florida State University football coach Jimbo Fisher tells his players, over and over again. Trust the system we've created here. Learn it, and you'll be successful. Fisher is a brilliant gridiron tactician who has built a first-class, state-of-the-art training and development system. My nephew is a redshirt freshman....More>>>
European stocks have boomed to start 2017. Last week, I told you that European stocks were entering a stealth bull market. And right now, we're seeing a huge breakout in Europe's largest economy… Germany. In December, the iShares MSCI Germany Fund (EWG) jumped 6% in just three days. And the rally has led to new 52-week highs. History shows buying after a 52-week....More>>>
Shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), a biotech company that develops small-molecule drugs to block enzymes involved in disease proliferation, surged as much as 12% today after a report was issued that a highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu was found in the northern part of Malaysia.
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2017 is looking like a good year for American workers. We’ve just had the 75th straight month of job growth and — according to a new CareerBuilder survey — 40% of employers plan to hire full-time employees. What’s more, 66% expect to increase salaries on initial job offers in the year ahead, says Career Builder.
Investing in the tech sector can be tricky. Competition tends to be fierce, which makes it difficult to stay one step ahead. Two companies that have a strong history of maintaining their edge are Skyworks Solutions(NASDAQ:SWKS)and Infinera(NASDAQ:INFN). Both of these businesses have been taking market share in their industries for years, which is impressive. But which of these two tech companies....More>>>
Graham Holdings (NYSE:GHC) is best known for its Kaplan educational segment, but that doesn’t mean that Kaplan is necessarily the best-performing part of Graham’s business. Lately, education has been under siege, and Graham has had to use other business exposure to stay strong.
Coming into Friday’s fourth-quarter financial report, Graham Holdings investors were curious to....More>>>
Stocks rallied sharply last week; the S&P 500 as represented by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) rallied 1.74% last Friday to finish off the week higher by about 3.50%. The PowerShares QQQ Trust (ETF) (NASDAQ:QQQ) rallied more than 4% and closed the week at fresh
The price of oil has stabilized at more than $50 a barrel, which changes the formula for this commodity-driven industry. Although the $100 worth of oil appears to be now impossible due to the expansion of U.S. land drilling, the current price is enough to allow oil companies to make money again. Thi
Payment company Square (NYSE:SQ) is known for its defiance of the Convention. From the outset, Square was conceived as the best suited for small business services; when a glass-blowing artist who happens to be a friend of CEO Jack Dorsey's needs a credit card reader, the company has only just begun.
I did not make many changes to my 401(k) account. Alas, I barely touched on this. Mike Larson, a senior analyst at Weiss Ratings, wrote that it was because of my "long-term funding" that should not be actively traded or ignored.
But a few days ago, I made the most significant change in my portfol
In 2017, too many investors became complacent. We see the broader market and small caps. High-growth and high-value stocks rose at an unusual rate. The stock market defies the market cap and continues to rise. Buyers have anxiously hoarded a 2% and 3% correction. It is this time that many people ign