Cheaper Gas Poses Serious Risk to US Nuclear Power Generation

Exelon (EXC), the largest nuclear power generator in the US, has warned it could close its Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania if it doesn’t receive state aid.

Pre-Market Report: Mixed Global Markets, Strong Commodities

After falling from two-week high price levels on June 22, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started lower on June 23. It gained strength and closed positive.

George Soros: United Kingdom Is Reaching the ‘Tipping Point’

On June 20, 2017, billionaire investor George Soros warned that the United Kingdom is reaching the “tipping point” as Brexit negotiations continue.

Ericsson Seeks a Return to Profitability in Fiscal 2017

Despite a challenging macro environment, Ericsson (ERIC) stock has returned over 20% in 2017. Ericsson has been facing declining revenues during the last three quarters.


Sporting Goods Retailers React: The Prospect of Nike on Amazon

Share prices of specialty athletic retailers Foot Locker, Dick’s, and Finish Line fell on June 21 after an announcement that Nike might sell products directly on Amazon.

Tuning into the Latest Updates from the US Telecom Sector

After 11 long months of uncertainty and many negotiations, Verizon (VZ) has completed its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo’s core Internet assets. Let’s look at what’s in store for the US telecom space.

PotashCorp Plus Agrium Equals Nutrien

In September 2016, PotashCorp (POT) and Agrium (AGU) announced a merger in which the combined company would consolidate under a new name.

Where to Look for Opportunities in Competitive Utility Sector

US utilities including giants like Duke Energy (DUK) and Southern Company (SO) have done fairly well in the last few months compared to broader markets.

Monsanto’s Fiscal 3Q17 Results Are Coming Up: A Ray of Hope?

Monsanto (MON) is set to announce its 3Q17 earnings on June 28, 2017, before the market opens. The consensus estimate for Monsanto’s EPS is $1.77.

FedEx Delivers Record Fiscal 4Q17 Results, Then Aims Even Higher

On June 20, 2017, parcel delivery and logistics giant FedEx (FDX) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results. The company reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $4.25.

US Media Matters: Today's Biggest Media News

Pay-TV providers AT&T and DISH have jumped on the online television bandwagon to respond to cord-cutting, but Comcast has resisted.

Could DRAM Be Micron’s Confidence Booster in Fiscal 3Q17?

On June 29, 2017, Micron is set to release its fiscal 3Q17 earnings. In this series, we’ll see what to expect from its upcoming earnings.

Natural Gas: Are the Bears Taking Control?

On June 21, 2017, natural gas (UGAZ) (UNG) July futures settled at $2.89 per MMBtu—the lowest closing price since March 8, 2017.

What's the Latest News in the US Internet Industry?

Facebook is believed to be exploring monetization options beyond advertising for WhatsApp, one of its popular digital assets. WhatsApp boasts more than 1.2 billion monthly users.

The Latest Shake-Ups and Showdowns in Tech

The grocery business already has stiff competition and offers very narrow margins, but now Amazon (AMZN) is throwing its hat into the ring.

Will US Crude Oil Prices Recover from 10-Month Lows?

Crude oil prices hit a ten-month low on June 21, 2017. Lower oil prices have a negative impact on oil and gas exploration and production companies.

How Analysts Are Rating Steel Stocks amid Imports Probe

With so much happening in the steel space, it’s important for investors to understand how Wall Street is viewing steel stocks.

Bill Miller's Take on Amazon Deal, the Fed, and Attractive Stocks

In a recent interview with CNBC, Bill Miller, the chair of Miller Value Partners, shared his views on Amazon’s deal with Whole Foods Market.

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All You Need to Know about Yield Curve Flattening

Bond markets (BND) have been buzzing about the flattening US Treasury yield curve. In this series, we’ll explore what this means and how it’s becoming a concern for global markets.

McCormick to Report Fiscal 2Q17: Here’s What to Expect

Spice and flavoring giant McCormick (MKC) plans to announce its fiscal 2Q17 results on June 29, 2017. Year-to-date, McCormick stock has generated an 8.3% return, beating its peers.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals in 2017: What to Expect

In 2016, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) reported revenues of around ~$1.7 billion, which reflected a whopping 65% YoY (year-over-year) growth.

These Sectors Have the Highest Dividend Yields

The S&P 500 (SPY) defensive sectors tend to offer an attractive yield to investors during low-interest environments or when the economy is slowing down.

American Express: Is It on a Path to Recovery?

Market analysts expect American Express (or Amex) (AXP) to report EPS (earnings per share) of $1.43 in 2Q17, a rise of 6.7% from 1Q17.

Gold under Pressure: How Analysts Rate Miners Now

While gold prices have shown an impressive performance in 2017 YTD, rising 9%, the gains among gold miners have not been broad.


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