Barron's After Hours: Halozyme Jumps, WPX Energy Slumps, Delphi Technologies Falls
U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both dipping, while the Nasdaq Composite advanced slightly in a quiet session the day before Thanksgiving. Asian markets are trading flat on Thursday morning. Markets are closed in Japan for Labor ...
Thanks For Nothing? Dow Drops 65 Points as Markets Close for Thanksgiving
The Dow broke a two-day winning streak today, but there's still plenty to be thankful for.
The Hot Stock: Cerner Soars Because…Amazon
Cerner soared on reports of a partnership with Amazon.com.
The Biggest Losers: Two HPs for the Price of One
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP were the biggest losers in the S&P 500 today after reporting earnings. Oh, and Meg Whitman headed for the exit.
After Series of Unfortunate Events, Is Lemony Signet Still a Buy?
Signet shares were making small gains after the jeweler plunged on third-quarter earnings, so is it safe to go back in the water?
RIOT: Now It's a Blockchain Stock
Until recently, Riot Blockchain was involved with animal husbandry, marketing fertility hormones for cows, horses and pigs.
Key Issues at Stake as Tax Reform Moves Into Later Innings
The Senate is expected to vote on its version of tax reform late next week and the vote should be close.
Soup Nuts: 6 Questions to Ask Before Buying Campbell Soup
Shares have underperformed the market by 40 percentage points this year. Consider these points before buying.
Is That All?!?! Dow Drops 56 Points as Thanksgiving Rally Fades
The major market indexes are going nowhere today as the market takes a pre-Thanksgiving break.
Strategas' Thanksgiving Takeaways on Stock Market
In its daily notes to its institutional-investor clients, Strategas Research Partners often takes a technical view of the markets. That's why its reports are often long on charts and short on words. In that vein, a Wednesday's note used the charts to make a five key points about interest rates ...
The One Thing Ford Absolutely Must Do If It Wants to Play With Tesla, GM
One analyst explains the first step Ford needs to take if it wants to be considered a tech company.
GE: You Get What You Deserve?
Despite it's 40%+ drop this year, one analyst contends General Electric should trade at a discounted valuation. Why GE could trade $15.
Costco: Getting Down to Business…Even If It Hurts
Costco could expand its business centers by 50% over the next five years.
Disney: Then Again, Maybe Streaming Isn't a Such a Bad Idea After All
Disney's new streaming service may require a larger-than-expected investment, but the risk looks worth it, given the brand's appeal and children's pivot toward consuming streaming media.
Under Armour: Who's Steering This Sinking Ship?
Under Armour's chief of footwear is leaving the company, the latest executive to depart amid poor stock performance.
Morning Movers: Thankful for More Gains; Thankful for Deere & GameStop
Markets were ready to add to recent gains on the last day of trading before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Barron's After Hours: TiVo Surges, Guess? Slumps, Hewlett Packard Falls
U.S. stocks gained for a second straight day with the S&P500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite all hitting all-time highs thanks to the Thanksgiving Day Rally. Asian markets are higher on Wednesday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 is up 0.8% with TDK surging 6.7% in early trade ...
Like a Broken Record: Dow Gains 160 Points, S&P 500 Touches 2,600 Because…Thanksgiving!
The Thanksgiving-week rally continued for a second day, and this time there was real meat on the Dow Jones Industrial Average's gains.
The Biggest Loser: Signet Goes Splat!
Signet's post-earnings drop was so big it surpassed the combined decline in the next six losers.
The Hot Stock: Jacobs Engineering Engineers a 9% Gain!
Better-than-expected earnings sent Jacobs Engineering to the top of the S&P 500 today.
Charting the Market: Signet Loses Its Shine
Shares of Signet have lost nearly a third of their value today following disappointing same-store sales and guidance.
The Great Tesla Riddle: Sell Now or Sell Later?
Two market observers offer their takes on Tesla.
Tractors Gaining Traction: Why Deere Demand Won't Get Plowed Under
U.S. stocks edged higher in a low-volatility day ahead of Thanksgiving. Asia's stock markets look to be following Wall Street's lead with Japan's Nikkei up more than 1% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index 0.72 higher in early trade on Tuesday. In after-hours stock news: Palo Alto Networks jumps 6% ...
Allergan: All Upside in a Breakup
RBC Capital Markets analyst Randall Stanicky isn't backing off his call that Allergan might be a good breakup candidate. In fact, Stanicky revisited his thesis in a 20-page report published today, arguing that breakup talk is gaining steam. Now at $170.39 a share, Allergan's share price has ...
Is Shire Bleeding Out?
Today, Shire appointed a new chief financial officer. But the news has gotten lost in the shuffle. The shares are sliding lower today after its rival Roche unveiled study results that showed its Hemlibra hemophilia drug trial reduced treated bleeds in hemophilia A patients without indicators. The ...
Wal-Mart: We Liked It Better When It Was Cheaper
Wal-Mart has gained more than 20% since we recommended its shares last month. But as a Goldman downgrade signals, the valuation looks full.
Roche: The Big Pipeline Payoff
It isn't every day that a major drug maker unveils a big clinical trial win. But two on the same day? Getty Images Roche Holding shares were on the rise Monday after the company released data from two separate studies for its new cancer and hemophilia drugs. Both are potential blockbusters and key ...
Morning Movers: Tiptoeing Through the Trouble
Stocks were inching higher ahead of the start of the week's trading.
Marvell Closing in on $6 Billion Deal for Cavium
Chip maker Marvell Technology Group is closing in on a $6 billion deal to buy rival Cavium , the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter The deal, which could be announced as early as Monday, comprises 50% cash and 50% stock and values Cavium at $80 or more a ...
Wells Fargo Just Can't Get Out of Its Own Way
The dismissal of a senior executive at Wells Fargo is hurting the stock today.
Charting the Market: Cummins Flops as the Future Is Now
Shares of Cummins have dropped more than 4% after Tesla unveiled its 18-wheel electric semi truck.
The Biggest Loser: Tesla's Latest Victim?
Shares of Cummins fell to the bottom of the S&P 500 after Tesla unveiled its electric-powered semi-tractor trailer. Bloomberg News The company makes heavy-duty truck engines. The shares ofell more than 4.6% today to slowed at $159.41., making it the worst-performing stock in the benchmark ...
Does It Get Any Weirder Than This? Dow Drops 100 Points, Nasdaq Gains Ahead of Short Thanksgiving Week
The Dow dropped 100 points, the Nasdaq and the Russell 2000 rallied, and some investors were left scratching their heads.
The Hot Stock: The Foot Locker Two Step
Shares of Foot Locker skyrocketed to the top of the S&P 500 index Friday after the sporting goods retailer announced better-than-expected financial results and gave upbeat guidance for the current quarter. The stock surged more than 28% higher to close at $40.82 a share. It is the single biggest ...
Why Wal-Mart Is Getting a Dressing-Down
Things may be as good as it gets for Wal-Mart, with impressive quarterly growth stats failing to lift shares.
Set for Sale: The Gap Is All About Old Navy
Apparently it is possible for clothing retailers to grow sales and profits. The Gap is proof of that, raising its full-year forecasts after delivering fiscal third quarter financial results that beat expectations. The Street seems happy. The stock is up 9.4%, climbing above the $30 mark for the ...
Morning Movers: A Retail Wonderland!
Stocks were split ahead of the open, but a number of retailers were jumping on upbeat earnings reports.
House Passes Tax Reform, But the Battle Has Just Begun
The House approved tax-reform by 227-205, but the GOP faces a tougher fight in the U.S. Senate.
But I Was Ready For the Crash! Dow Gains 187 Points as Tax Reform, Earnings Drive Markets Higher
Stocks bounced back in a big way...and they could keep heading higher.
The Biggest Loser: Viacom Tumbles
Shares of Viacom sank to the bottom of the S&P 500 index after the media giant delivered a mixed quarter and a dim outlook for next year, The shares fell 3.74% to close at $23.69 on a day when the S&P 500 rose almost 0.9%, making it the worst-performing stock in the index. Viacom's
In the Bitcoin Gold Rush, Who Sells the Safes?
Exchanges that allow people to turn dollars into Bitcoins and vice versa are prone to hacking, theft and sudden disappearances'. That's one reason why more traditional financial players have steered clear of the stuff — beyond, you know, its mysterious origins, lax regulations and incredible ...
The Hot Stock: NetApp Soars
Shares of NetApp rose to the top of the S&P 500 Thursday after the storage equipment maker's fiscal second quarter financial results beat expectations, as did its outlook for the current quarter. NetApp's SolidFire' storage array. NetApp Inc. The shares charged more than 15.9% higher to close at ...
The Hope in the Hoopla: Why a Barnes & Noble Deal Isn't Likely
Shares of Barnes & Noble jumped on reports of a proposal to take it private. Many headwinds, exits, however, before a deal could get done.
Charting the Market: Time Jumps on Buyout Reports
After reports of interest from Meredith, shares of Time Inc. climbed 28%.
Forget the Truck. Tesla's Future Still Depends on the Model 3
Tesla's unveiling its semi truck today. But don't take your eye off the Model 3.
Best Buy: Is the Best Yet to Come?
Is it Apple's fault that Best Buy is selling off today? The company whiffed on fiscal third quarter financial results delivered today as major hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico and earth quakes in Mexico hurt sales. But the company also took a $100 million hit to sales from the late ...
Valeant: Tempting? Sure. But It Might Not Be a Buy Just Yet.
Things are looking up for Valeant, but one analyst remains reluctant to change his Hold rating on the stock.
Barron's After Hours: Splunk Surges, 21st Century Fox Jumps, Eagle Pharmaceuticals Plunges
U.S stocks rallied after the House of Representatives passed tax-reform legislation on Thursday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining 187 points. Early signs are that the positive sentiment is carrying over into Asia with Australia's S&P/ASX 200 and Japan's Nikkei both higher on Friday. In ...