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Enterprise, Industries

Snap shares jump on upgrade ahead of earnings after the bell

July 23, 2019

Via: CNBC

Shares of Snap, parent company of Snapchat, rose on Tuesday following an upgrade from Stifel ahead of the company’s earnings release after the bell. Stifel upgraded Snap to buy from hold and hiked its price target to $17 from $13. […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

A couple of analysts raise expectations for Amazon days before earnings

July 22, 2019

Via: CNBC

Two Wall Street analysts are betting big on Amazon’s quarterly report later this week by hiking their price targets on the e-commerce giant. Deutsche Bank analyst Lloyd Walmsley raised his 12-month price target on Amazon to $2,515 per share from […]


Energy, Industries

Oil is surging as traders brace for the UK’s response to Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker

July 22, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Oil prices surged on Monday as traders braced for potential supply disruptions following Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker last week. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard captured the Steno Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Tehran has signaled […]


Energy, Industries

Oil higher as rising U.S.-Iran tensions stoke worries over flow of crude

July 19, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures remained on track for a steep weekly fall but traded higher early Friday, a day after the U.S. said it shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, stoking worries that rising tensions between Washington and […]


Enterprise, Industries

Netflix is set to lose $17 billion off its market cap after suffering a rare decline in US subscribers (NFLX)

July 18, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Netflix stock plunged 11% in pre-market trading on Thursday after the tech giant reported its first decline in US subscribers since 2011. The company’s US paid-subscriber base shrunk by 130,000 in the second quarter, badly missing Wall Street’s expectations of […]


Financial Services, Industries

JP Morgan beats analysts’ profit expectations, aided by income tax boost

July 16, 2019

Via: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase posted earnings that exceeded analysts’ expectations, aided by an income tax benefit that boosted results by $768 million. The bank on Tuesday posted second-quarter profit of $9.65 billion, 16% higher than a year earlier, or $2.82 a […]


Education, Industries

An education law’s rotten roots: Where did New York’s ‘substantially equivalent’ standard come from?

July 16, 2019

Via: NY Daily News

Regulation of non-public schools — specifically, Orthodox Jewish schools — by New York City and state is back in the news again amid reports that elite non-Jewish private schools are enlisting parents to press the government to back off. It’s […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

The best Walmart deals in its ‘The Big Save’ summer sale 2019

July 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Walmart is trying very hard to rival Amazon in the eCommerce space. The retail giant has fallen a long way behind when it comes to acquiring an online customer base and it’s now making a big play to turn that […]


Financial Services, Industries

Banks should shine among S&P 500 stocks this earnings season

July 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Surprise: Analysts expect banks to be one of the brighter areas of the stock market during an overall dismal earnings season. As second-quarter earnings season begins, recent economic news has been good and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.85% […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon Prime Day is not the only deal in town. Target, Walmart also chime in with sales

July 12, 2019

Via: USA TODAY

Thanks to Amazon Prime Day, mid-July has become a prime time for shoppers to snag deals, whether they’re looking for a laptop to take back to school or aiming to get an early start on their holiday shopping. Yes, holiday […]