Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin A general view of atmosphere during Shutterfly x Baby2Baby Backpack Drive on August 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Shutterfly) Keeping in mind the growth delivered in the last quarter, the market expects Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY) to report a solid financial
I have had good reasons to own Oracle (ORCL) and to recommend Framework Investing members to buy it over the past few years. The company has a very strong franchise in databases, database applications, and servers that run databases, and company management has done a good job refining its ability to convert the firm’s recurring
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Groupon booth is seen at the National Restaurant Association Tradeshow at McCormick Place, on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Chicago. (John Konstantaras / AP Images for Groupon) Groupon announced its second quarter earnings on August 3, reporting a 7% year-over-year decline in revenues to $617 million.
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin An RBS logo is pictured above a branch of a Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) bank branch in central London on July 25, 2018. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images) Late last week, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group reported results for the second quarter of the
Adobe Stock Has the “free lunch” of investing been over-sold to investors? YCharts.com The financial advice industry has been on a sugar-high…that has lasted decades. Since the 1980s, claims of “Nobel Prize-winning theories” and the virtues of “diversification – the free lunch of investing” have been force-fed to investors ad nauseum. I have heard it
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin BANGKOK, THAILAND – 2018/07/20: The SnapChat application seen displayed on a Sony smartphone. (Photo by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Snap is expected to publish its Q2 2018 results after the bell on Tuesday, August 7. The first quarter proved to be relatively challenging for
Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares are jumping after Warren Buffett’s company reported better-than-expected profits for its second quarter. The conglomerate posted June quarter operating profits of $4,190 per Class A share, up 67 percent year over year and higher than the analyst consensus of $3,387 per share, according to Thomson Reuters. J.P. Morgan reiterated its
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: PepsiCo – Indra Nooyi will step down as CEO of the snack and beverage giant on October 3 after 12 years, replaced by President Ramon Laguarta. She will remain as chair of the company’s board until early 2019. Berkshire Hathaway – Berkshire reported quarterly profit of
IBM Chief Human Resource Officer Diane GhersonDiane Gherson/IBM When it comes to the forefront of the global human resources landscape, Diane Gherson is someone you want to know. As Chief Human Resource Officer at IBM, Diane has helped to revolutionize IBM over the past 13 years. Under her leadership, she has transformed global workforce outcomes
U.S. stock futures are hovering just above breakeven this morning. Fears of an escalating trade war with China are battling with another round of corporate earnings this week. On Friday, China announced $60 billion in tariffs on U.S. products. The move came in response to the U.S.’s planned 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese
Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that is seeing a lot of interest in 2018. ABR stock is up 36% year to date and 42% for the past 12 months. That shows how much of a difference there is between last year and this year. Last year, most of the
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Shutterstock Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself.
Dish Network shares jumped 7 percent after the pay TV company reported better than expected profit. Dish posted June quarter earnings per share of 83 cents versus the Thomson Reuters consensus of 71 cents. Raymond James analyst Ric Prentiss called the company’s earnings results “strong” in a note to clients. The company lost 192,000 Dish
The private table in the back of Nobu was a tabloid photographer’s dream. It was January 2005, and Tom Brady, Michael Jordan, Alex Rodriguez, Bill Clinton, Gary Cohn and Marc Lasry were among the group dining at the Japanese eatery after 18 holes at Jordan’s celebrity golf tournament in the Bahamas. For most 25-year-olds, having
Credit has to be given where it’s due. Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) had a novel idea and singlehandedly mainstreamed the fitness tracker category. Smartphone giant Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has since countered with its smartwatch, and other players have crept into the space. Fitbit, however, was the original developer of fitness trackers, and FIT stock is still the category’s
How much should you invest outside the U.S.? Photo: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images) One critical question for all stock investors is, what should my international exposure be? Unfortunately, here investors can be their own worst enemy. This issue may end up hurting performance, or increasing risk, or both. On average, U.S. investors hold around 15% of their
Toyota Prius Prime: Tesla ascending, Prius descendingCredit: Toyota The Prius has been the long-standing darling for the eco-conscious car buyer. But that’s changing in a hurry with the Model 3. First some background and stats. Let’s start with Elon Musk speaking during this past week’s second-quarter 2018 earnings conference call. The more Model 3s we
The U.S. government reported that the manufacturing sector added 37,000 jobs during July, pushing the industry to the best annual job gain in more than 20 years. Over the past year through July, U.S. manufacturing added 327,000 jobs, the most of any 12-month period since April 1995. The sector received a boost from President Donald
July’s jobs gains were short of expectations, and economists are pointing to the closing of retail chain Toys R Us for most of the miss. Toys R Us was an American icon, founded in 1948, but it was another victim of shifting trends to online shopping, which the debt-laden company found difficult to compete with.
Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) CEO Steve Kaufer put on a confident game face in the wake of Thursday’s disappointing second-quarter report, but owners of TRIP stock — current or prospective — weren’t buying it. Indeed, they were selling it — in spades. Tripadvisor shares ended Thursday’s action down by a little more than 11%. The stock perked
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin These 15 funds are the cheapest in their categories for short-term speculations. Shutterstock Owning a bond fund is one way to bet on a decline in interest rates. The table ranks the cheapest exchange-traded funds for three-month holding costs on a $10,000 investment. 3-month Holding Cost*
Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) fell in Wednesday trading following its third-quarter report. Although earnings beat estimates, revenue from its cannabis division, as well as the revenues from the overall company, did not sit well with investors. The CEO’s behavior on the call probably rattled investors further. However, this temporary setback could provide investors the chance to
Investors in travel stocks like Caesar’s Entertainment, Wynn Resorts and Expedia took flight this week, sending the companies’ shares sharply lower. Craig Johnson, chief market technician at Piper Jaffray, says one consumer leisure stock is working for him. “The best stock, from our perspective, is Boyd Gaming. It’s going to have more of a domestic
An “enormous” losing bet on bitcoin last week left one futures trader unable to cover the loss and counterparties on a Hong Kong-based exchange to foot the bill. The gamble made on OKEx, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, was worth about $416 million, according to a company statement and the price of bitcoin