Small cap book retailer Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS) reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings before the Thursday market open with results missing expectations and shares falling off in the high single digits in morning trading. Total sales fell 6.6% to $853 million as comparable store sales
Like millions of Americans -- 143 million to be precise -- I'm still hacked off about the breach of Equifax credit files. The company's cybersecurity and response was appalling and several Equifax execs conveniently retired and sold company stock.
Despite rising consumer confidence, a lot of factors are plaguing the U.S. economy of late. We note that the market is currently caught between weaker-than-expected March employment data, President Donald Trump’s airstrike against Syria and new policies from Federal Reserve (‘Fed’) that have already begun to hurt investors’ sentiment.
Source: ThinkstockSeptember 12, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively up 0.07% at 2,498.26. The DJIA closed up 0.17% at 22,156.18. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.09% at 6,460.19.
Although the U.S. broad markets ended the day relatively flat, the S&P 500 touched a new all-time high even if just briefly. Also the DJIA and Nasdaq are also within points of their respective all-time....More>>>
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' latest attempt to crack down on legal weed might be dominating news headlines, but we had to make sure Money Morning readers aren't overlooking the Canadian marijuana market.
The Canadian marijuana market is expected to reach $4.5 billion in le