When it comes to money, as with many things, men and women approach the topic differently. Though traditional gender roles are changing, many opposite-sex couples still adhere to them, with men generally taking the lead on finances and women taking a less active role. That’s according to a recent study from UBS Global Wealth Management,
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Accenture — The consulting firm earned $1.73 per share for its latest quarter, 16 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat Wall Street forecasts and Accenture raised its full-year outlook, as it benefits from its investments in digital and cloud-based services. Movado Group — The
Boeing (NYSE:BA) faces perhaps one of the biggest crises in its history. The company had staked much of its future on the 737 Max line of aircraft. However, with two crashes in the last five months, regulators and airlines have grounded the aircraft. Now, the repercussions not only extend to BA stock, but the airline
Eclectic might be the word to describe the packaged food products owned by Minnesota-based Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL). Spam, Skippy peanut butter and Muscle Milk nutritional supplements are just a few of the brands that have fueled HRL stock’s 34% gain over the past 12 months. Still, when it comes to food companies, it usually takes
Betting on Wells Fargo might not be a safe bet, according to one strategist. The stock caught Wall Street’s attention Thursday following the company’s announcement that CEO Tim Sloan was retiring effective immediately. Shares initially surged on the news in after-hours trading before reversing and shedding over 1.5 percent in Friday’s session. But even these
The first quarter is on track to be the best in nearly 10 years, and the best start to the year for the S&P 500 since 1998. While it’s not likely to repeat those gains, analysts say the second quarter could be good for stocks even with some bumps. The S&P 500’s 12.3 percent first
Shares of struggling merchandise retailer Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) soared on Tuesday, Mar. 26, after the Wall Street Journal reported that activist investors have targeted the stock for some major changes. BBBY stock popped more than 20% higher in response to the news. Full disclosure, I’m not a big fan of chasing rallies. That’s particularly true
Things are looking uncertain for filers hoping to get a break on their 2018 federal taxes by contributing to state-run charitable funds. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which went into effect last year, limited to $10,000 the state and local tax (SALT) deduction filers can claim on their federal returns. And only taxpayers who
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: CarMax — The auto retailer reported quarterly profit of $1.13, 9 cents a share above estimates. Its revenue fell below Street forecasts. Comparable-store used car sales were up 2.8 percent compared to a year earlier. Lyft — Lyft priced its initial public offering at $72 per
Shares of Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON) dropped in a big way in recent weeks after the Canadian cannabis company reported fourth-quarter numbers that underwhelmed both next to peer numbers and against the backdrop of a 100% year-to-date rally in the shares. Analysts downgraded. Investors sold. CRON stock dropped 10%. It now trades more than 20% off
It’s anything but a traditional investment because World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) is anything but a traditional company. Wrestling in well-conceived costumes … ’nuff said. But for investors that don’t have to plug into orthodox opportunities, WWE stock may offer surprising potency. Source: Shutterstock That’s because next year’s big projected revenue growth is expected to translate
Back in mid-2018, I was bearish on shares of audio streamer Spotify (NYSE:SPOT), mostly for these reasons: there was too much hype surrounding the company, the valuation was too rich, competition threatened growth, and there wasn’t any original content to help fend off that competition. Indeed, from mid-2018 to the end of that year, Spotify
CNBC’s Jim Cramer reminded investors not to step into a battleground stock, a situation where passionate bears are in a standoff with passionate bulls and there’s no where to go. “When you get a situation like Monster where a stock keeps getting mauled by the bears, but a couple of heroic analysts remain bullish, that’s
Stocks head into the second quarter propelled by the best quarter in nearly a decade as the long tepid IPO market starts to simmer again. But the markets also face a reality check in the week ahead with some key data that could help clarify whether the economy is losing steam or just stumbling through
When the economy is in recovery and the markets keep piling on the gains, it seems a bit rude to talk about the bad stocks out there. But this is precisely when you have to stay disciplined and look at the stocks you have that may not be performing up to scratch. Because now is the
Stocks ended this choppy week with a slight rally on Friday, as trade talks continue to produce positive signs of progress. The day was highlighted by a major IPO, which is our first stock on the list. Let’s get started on our top stock trades. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow #1: Lyft After pricing its
Top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow wants the Federal Reserve to “immediately” cut interest rates by 50 basis points, according to an Axios report. President Donald Trump’s Director of the National Economic Council said that the Fed should slash its overnight lending rate by 50 basis points, the report adds. Kudlow is scheuduled to
Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: Celgene — Shares of Celgene rose 6.58 percent after proxy advisors Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis recommended that Bristol-Myers Squibb shareholders vote in favor of its bid to buy Celgene. The recommendations come weeks before shareholders vote on the $74 billion buyout of the biotechnology company.
The last year has seen Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google come under fire for various transgressions involving sale of private information to businesses. But that cottage industry got its start more than 100 years ago, pioneered by predecessor companies of Equifax (NYSE:EFX). Source: Shutterstock If you’re scared of Facebook and Google sharing your search
Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) stock has been in a funk for quite awhile now. Twitter stock plummeted 25% last July on a weak earnings report, sending the shares from $45 to the low $30s. Source: Shutterstock TWTR has proceeded to spend the past eight months trading between $27 and $35 per share. Just short of $33 today,
March Madness is here. But, contrary to what has happened in prior years, this year’s men’s college basketball tournament has played out largely as expected. There weren’t many upsets in the first round. Nor that many in the second round. Indeed, for just the second time ever since 1985, the tournament’s top 12 teams all
Editor’s note: This column is part of our Best Stocks for 2019 contest. Neil George’s pick for the contest is Viper Energy Partners (NASDAQ:VNOM). The InvestorPlace stock picking contest for 2019 is a showcase of ideas from the collection of editors and contributors. And it also demonstrates the process each different person uses to come up with a company.
After a half-decade of slimming down, Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is telling Wall Street it’s in fighting shape and ready to rumble for growth.The owners of PG stock shouldn’t care. What most investors want from PG stock is a dividend. They want to buy an attractive yield and watch it grow, along with that dividend.
U.S. stock futures are trading higher heading into the final day of the quarter. According to CNBC, the S&P 500 is set to close its best first-quarter performance since 1998. Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 0.52% and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.44%. Nasdaq-100 futures have