How Did Wall Street Perform on October 18?

The S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note following the fifth consecutive weekly gain. It continued to move higher on Wednesday.

CSX’s 3Q17 Earnings Shine: Higher Freight Rates, Stock Up 2.6%

The eastern US rail freight carrier CSX (CSX) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 17. The quarter marks the end of two full quarters under the leadership of Hunter Harrison.

What Weighed down J.B. Hunt's 3Q17 Results?

For 3Q17, J.B. Hunt (JBHT) reported EPS (earnings per share) of $0.91, which was 5.4% lower than the analysts’ estimate of $0.96.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Strong on October 18

On October 18, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,381.79 after rising 0.29%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.9% on October 17, 2017.


Your Guide to the Top 10 in the Global Steel Industry

In this series, we’ll look at the top ten companies in the global steel industry based on steel production, steel consumption, and steel imports.

A Look at 11 High-Yield Financial S&P 500 Companies

In this series, we’ll look at 11 S&P 500 companies offering high dividend yields.

Why American Airlines Stock Rose after Its August Traffic Release

American Airlines’ (AAL) capacity grew 3.2% year-over-year in August, significantly higher than its 0.4% year-over-year growth reported in the previous seven months.

Why FedEx Could Miss Analysts’ Estimates for Fiscal 1Q18

FedEx has returned ~34% to investors over the past year—much higher than United Parcel Service’s (UPS) 9.3% return during the same period.

Tsakos before Its 2Q17 Results: The Analysts' View

For 2Q17, analysts estimate that Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) will see revenues of $109.8 million, compared with the $138 million we saw in 1Q17.

How Wall Street Sees Steel Stocks ahead of 4Q17

The US steel industry is having a tepid 2017. As the initial euphoria over President Trump’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plans and tougher trade laws died down, so did investors’ optimism for steel stocks.

How Major US Railroads Fared in 2Q17

With slow progress in US industrial output, US railroads have expressed cautious optimism for the rest of 2017.

Hurricanes and Korea Tension Create a Storm at United Continental

United Continental (UAL) is facing a mix of challenges around the globe. Let’s look at how it’s coping.

US Steel Valuations: The Plot Thickens

Steel stocks have officially come off their early-2017 highs.

General Electric Declared 3Q17 Dividend: What to Watch

On September 7, 2017, General Electric (GE), the global diversified industrial giant, announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share on its outstanding stock.

A Look at 10 Small-Cap Stocks with High Dividend Yields

In this series, we’ll look some small-cap stocks with high dividend yields.

A Look at Frontline’s Performance in a Weak Market

Frontline (FRO) expects the current market weakness to continue in the short term. It believes the market could improve in 2018 as the pace of newbuild deliveries decelerates and scrapping activity increases.

Week 35: Hurricane Harvey Halted US Rail Freight Volumes Growth

Rail freight data for North American railroads for the 35th week, which ended on September 2, 2017, showed a 0.90% fall in total US rail freight volumes.

Week 35: Crude Tanker Industry Had a Mixed Performance

In week 35, crude tanker stocks gave mixed returns. Frontline was the worst performer, while Nordic American Tankers was the best performer.

Analyzing Honeywell's Latest Dividend Yield and Dividend Payment

On September 8, 2017, Honeywell (HON) will pay the third dividend to its shareholders for fiscal 2017. It announced a dividend of $0.67 per share.

The Curious Case of U.S. Steel’s Upgrades and Downgrades

We’ve seen divergent views on U.S. Steel recently with the stock getting a downgrade and an upgrade on the same day.

Airlines Hit Turbulence after Delta's Guidance Cut

Delta Air Lines (DAL) stock fell 3.5% after its traffic release on September 5, 2017. The negativity has spread to other players.

Can AK Steel Recoup Its 2017 Losses?

AK Steel stock has been weak for the most part of 2017. The stock made a closing high of $11.11 on January 4 and slid to its 2017 closing low of $5.11 on August 11.

North American Rail Freight Traffic on a Strong Path in Week 34

In the 34th week of 2017, US railcar traffic rose marginally by 1% to 272,000 plus units compared with ~269,500 railcars in the corresponding week last year.

Week 34: Crude Tanker Industry Overview

For the crude tanker industry, week 34 ended on August 25, 2017. The BDTI rose from 621 to 643. The index remained constant in week 33.


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