News headlines about Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale o
The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) is not only a Dividend Aristocrat, it’s a Dividend King as well.
The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of 51 companies in the S&P 500 Index, with 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases. The Dividend Kings have increased their dividends for 50+ consecutive years.
KO stock has a dividend yield of 3.3%, which is well above the....More>>>
May 1, 2017: Markets opened higher on Monday following an agreement that keeps the federal government solvent through the end of September. Blue chips have shown very little gain today, with telecom and utilities performing worst and tech and financials performing best. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $48.84 a barrel, down 1% on the day. June gold also dropped 1% for the day to settle....More>>>
Bitcoin is setting off a new trend — and no it’s not that blockchain thing you’ve heard about.
A slew of digital assets have been launched, making investors excited about getting in on the next bitcoin on the ground floor and enticing even traditional investors. Some hedge funds are now investing in portfolios of such assets and last month a hedge fund announced....More>>>
Countless seniors rely on Social Security to pay their living costs in retirement. But while the payments you’re entitled to are based on how much you earned during your working years, the age at which you first claim those benefits could impact how much you ultimately get.
Some people rush to take Social Security at 62 because it’s the earliest possible age to get benefits. But....More>>>
Biotech stocks have climbed steadily higher over the past few weeks. Still, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) has remained range bound between $240 and $290 for much of 2016.
So with major stock indices hitting new record highs, can biotech stocks break free? Perhaps, says Michael Yee, the industry analyst for RBC Capital Markets. But first, the market wants the political rhetoric....More>>>
Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) next big frontier won’t be in payments, virtual reality or artificial intelligence going by what the company’s recent quarterly earnings release revealed. At least not in the near term. According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, video will be the next big thing for the social media giant much like how mobile played a pivotal role in growing the company.
The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>
Citigroup’s Kate McShane and team ask if the bull markets in Nike (NKE) andUnder Armour (UA) are over. Their answer: No. They explain why:
Since their respective analyst days last fall (Under Armour – Sept; Nike – Oct),Under Armour and Nike stocks are down ~17% and 5%, respectively. The pullback in both names appears to be driven primarily by....More>>>
TWTR stock is a high risk reward bet going into Q4 earnings, with the upcoming Snapchat IPO also becoming a factor to consider. Flickr
Shares of San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)have enjoyed a good run in the last two weeks or so, going into this earnings season. Twitter Inc is scheduled to report its earnings for Q4 2016 on 9th February, before markets open,....More>>>
We already knew relatively few people actually liked the design overhaul Snap (NYSE:SNAP) CEO Evan Spiegel foisted on Snapchat -- the changes caused user growth to slow and engagement with publishers to plummet -- but recent data from YouGov indicates things are only going to get worse.
Athersys Incorporated (Ticker: ATHX) is a biotechnology company that is focused primarily in the field of regenerative medicine and is committed to the discovery and development of best-in-class therapies designed to extend and enhan
Not everybody needs blockchain technology. Truth be told, blockchain technology won’t solve all the problems in the world. Many entrepreneurs seem to believe that slapping “blockchain” on their startup idea will add credibility to the idea and increase the odds of its success &nda
Parsley (PE) has had a nice run since our article in March. There are a number of reasons for its great most recent quarter, but we will go over the well results contributing to the pop in share price. Once tested, well design can be changed relatively quickly. Operators can see production beat
Treasury interest rates have been climbing steadily over the past couple of years, and so have mortgage rates. Mortgage News Daily'smortgage rate now stands at 4.70%, a sharp rise compared to the 2016 MND average rate of 3.43%.
Naturally, you would expect loan and mortgage refinancing activit