Deep within its unprecedented cooperation with Russia on oil production cuts is Saudi Arabia’s conviction that, in order to get the price per barrel it wants, it can afford to put its own market share at peril. An ability to come back from the brink twice in its battle...
Co-authored by Sallie Krawcheck, Chair of Pax Ellevate Why should you invest in women? Because it's 2016. Because it's the right thing to do. Because you want a better world for your daughter. But perhaps most importantly, because the business case for investing in women is now beyond compelling...
Facebook (NASDAQ:) stock is flying high again. After a disastrous 2018 in which this social media giant lost more than 40% of its market capitalization, its shares are the second-best performer in the group of the top five U.S. tech firms known as FAANG this year. And while...
dropped for the third day amid rising U.S. stockpiles, compounded by dwindling demand from refineries. This surprise inventory build is threatening to end WTI's uptrend—last week, rose to the highest since July 2017, according to the Energy Information Administration. Fundamentally, the outlook for the oil market is...
Last month, when McDonald’s (NYSE:) reported, , they showed 4.4% growth in overall same-store sales, beating the 4% average of analysts’ estimates. Achieved during a tough period for fast food outlets, the results provide reassuring evidence that the global restaurant giant is firmly in control of its turnaround...
Global stocks, futures rebound as investors focus on earnings and hopes of trade war resolution Safe haven yen, gold and US Treasurys drop on improved sentiment Dow and S&P 500 flirt with correction territory, but close above threshold Key Events European shares built on yesterday’s regional advance this morning while futures for...
FAANG stocks are now officially in a bear market. That's based on the metric that this occurs when there's a correction of 20 percent from an asset's peak. Apple’s (NASDAQ:) rout is the amalgamation of several triggers: Concerns that iPhone sales have peaked, Recent consumer data showing potential cracks in the...
As the current earnings season winds down, a number of crucial sectors of the US economy are visibly losing steam. The most recent evidence of this came last week from Nvidia (NASDAQ:), the biggest maker of chips for computer graphics cards, via their disappointing sales forecast for the...
As has been discussed previously, for long-term investors looking to build wealth and boost retirement income, stocks that have a proven history of rewarding shareholders via dividends could be a key investment strategy. Unlike growth investing though, where quick appreciation of a stock's value as the company expands...
* Reports Thursday, November 15, before the market open* Revenue Expectation: $124.83B * EPS: $1.02 With US buoyant and at or near all-time lows, most Americans have more money to spend. That should make it easy for Walmart Inc. (NYSE:), the world's largest retailer, to report healthy...