Top

Tag: Featured


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. […]


News

Budget Deal Avoids U.S. Government Shutdown Before 2020 Election

July 23, 2019

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday a critical debt and budget agreement that’s an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal default. The […]


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 […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks mostly fall as Wall Street ends winning streak

July 17, 2019

Via: ABC News

Global stocks were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street ended a five-day winning streak following disappointing corporate earnings reports. France’s CAC 40 fell nearly 0.1% in early trading to 21,469.18, while Germany’s DAX was little changed but slightly lower at […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Bill Gates Loses His Spot as World’s Second-Richest Man

July 17, 2019

Via: Fortune

Bill Gates has never ranked lower than No. 2 in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That run ended Tuesday when the Microsoft Corp. co-founder dropped to No. 3 behind France’s Bernard Arnault. LVMH, Arnault’s luxury-goods maker, advanced […]


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 […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Good data or not, UBS still expects a half-point rate cut

July 15, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. may have added 224,000 nonfarm jobs in June, and core inflation may have climbed by the fastest amount in more than a year. Economists at UBS still anticipate a half-point cut from the Fed at the upcoming Federal […]


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 […]


Energy, Industries

Oil heads for fifth straight gain, buoyed by expected drop in U.S. stockpiles

July 10, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices shot higher Wednesday, working toward a string of five uninterrupted daily gains, as preliminary U.S. data showed a larger-than-expected drop in supply. The price gain was also due to several companies having “evacuated and reduced production at their […]