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.
In the market for people buying a cup of coffee outside their home, it’s essentially Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and everyone else.
While McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) and Dunkin’ Brands’ (NASDAQ: DNKN) Dunkin’ Donuts both now sell premium espresso-based beverages along with other fancy coffee drinks, people don’t view those brands the way they see Starbucks.....More>>>
July 7, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Friday buoyed by a better-than-expected jobs report. The tech and consumer discretionary sectors led the gainers while the energy and telecom sectors were the laggards. WTI crude oil for August delivery settled at $44.23 a barrel, down 2.8% on the day and down 3.9% for the week following another increase in the oil and gas rig counts. August....More>>>
May 24, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday and while equities have stayed in the green all day, they have not strayed for from the break-even line. The energy and telecom sectors traded in the red while materials and real estate were the best performing sector. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $51.36 a barrel, down 0.2%. June gold also dipped 0.2% for the day to settle....More>>>
In the early 1970s the “Nifty 50” were all the rage – growth stocks like International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Xerox (NYSE:XRX) General Electric (NYSE:GE), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), Sears Roebuck (NASDAQ:SHLD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Polaroid and Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK), to name a few. In 1973-1974....More>>>
April 28, 2017: Markets opened mixed on Friday following a weak report on first-quarter GDP growth (up 0.7%). Even the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite couldn’t hold on to an early gain and trailed southward all day. Tech and energy were Friday’s best sectors while telecom and financials led the losers. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $49.33 a barrel, up 0.7% on the day....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