Small cap Mediterranean restaurant stock Zoe’s Kitchen Inc (NYSE: ZOES) reported Q1 2017 earnings after the market closed yesterday withresults basically meeting Wall Street expectations, but shares are sinking more than 10% in premarket trading. Total revenue increased 12.6% to $90.6 million as comparable restaurant sales decreased 3.3% consisting of a 4.6% decrease in transactions and product....More>>>
More people each year choose to retire abroad to find a change of scenery, new experiences and a lower cost of living. Even if staying within a tight budget is your biggest retirement focus, safety is likely to be another top consideration.
To help you find the best of both worlds, below are 10 of the cheapest countries for retirement that scored well on the 2015 Global Peace Index, which....More>>>
On the surface, this week’s release of the last FOMC meeting minutes pushed the price of gold closer to the all-important $1,300 level once again.
But the effect was short-lived, and over the next couple of days, gold prices retreated back to around the $1,290 level.
Despite the limited reaction by gold, perhaps more important was the dollar’s....More>>>
Shares of Wynn Resorts (WYNN ) experienced marginal gains on Monday, just one day before the company is scheduled to report its first quarter financial results. This climb is part of a larger 9% surge over the last four weeks, which might suggest that investors are expecting big things from the resort and casino giant in Q1.
Wynn looks like it could be set for even more changes on top after....More>>>
Just as Americans rush to load up on chocolates for Valentine’s Day, the global cocoa glut is finally starting to ebb.
Cocoa futures in New York have climbed almost 9 percent in 2018, making them one of the year’s best-performing commodities. As signs of tighter supplies mount, hedge funds have switched to betting on an extended rally, after holding negative wagers for the past....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;size-full wp-image-1343&q; src=&q;http://blogs-images.forbes.com/mikescott/files/2018/01/CSP.jpg?width=960&q; alt=&q;&q; data-height=&q;445&q; data-width=&q;1000&q;&g; The Masdar-backed Gemasolar concentrated solar power plant in Spain. A similar plant will be open in the UAE in the next few years.
Even in the Middle East, home to some of the world&a;rsquo;s largest....More>>>
This Christmas, get ready for a rate hike.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday that the Fed could raise interest rates “relatively soon.” The Fed last raised its key interest rate in December 2015 for the first time in a nearly decade.
“The case for an increase in the target range had continued to strengthen,” Yellen said, while testifying....More>>>
The map of the United States is already looking greener than ever, and now there are five more U.S. states that could legalize marijuana in 2017…
So far, a total of 29 states have legalized marijuana in some form, including the District of Columbia.
This bodes well for those invested in marijuana stocks. As more states legalize marijuana, new opportunities for cannabis companies....More>>>
Read any newspaper in the world and you know there are challenges – refugee crises, cybersecurity threats, broken institutions, civil unrest, the list goes on.
Beneath the surface of these boiling problems lies a deeper challenge—to which many are unaware. There is no established and secure digital identity system with a verifiable biometrics component....More>>>
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
While the rumor....More>>>