Why Didn't Domino’s 3Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?

On October 12, Domino’s posted 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $643.6 million—a 32.3% year-over-year rise in EPS and a 13.6% rise in revenues.

What Impacted Chesapeake Energy Stock Last Week?

In the week ending October 13, 2017, Chesapeake Energy stock fell 7.6%—the second consecutive weekly decline.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 17

After rising last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. The index opened lower on October 17.

Wall Street Started the Week on a Stronger Note

Following a rally for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 maintained its strength and opened higher this week.


Berkshire Hathaway: Manufacturing and Insurance to Boost Earnings

Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK-B) stock has fallen by 0.5% over the past month but has risen by 1% over the past year.

Why Carlyle Group Could Rebound in 2016

Carlyle Group (CG) is expected to post earnings per share of $0.40 in 2Q16. The company reported 1Q16 EPS of $0.18, beating the Wall Street analyst estimate of $0.13.

Why the Reserve Bank of India Didn't Cut the Repo Rate in June

The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) left its benchmark interest rate, the repo rate, unchanged in its policy meeting on June 7, 2016.

Why Origination Is Key for Prospect Capital's Fiscal 2016 Growth

Prospect Capital’s (PSEC) stock has risen by 5% over the past three months on its stable operating performance.

Bill Gross: What's His Take on 'Carry' in Financial Markets?

In his latest monthly investment outlook for June 2016, bond market veteran Bill Gross talked about “carry” in financial markets.

How BlackRock Plans to Achieve Strong Growth in 2016

BlackRock has become the world’s largest asset manager in just two decades. The company is managing $4.7 trillion in assets.

Is There Hope for China's Stagnant Manufacturing Sector?

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (or SSE) Composite Index rose from May 25 to June 1, 2016, and closed at 2,913.51 on June 1.

High-Yield Issuance Skyrocketed Last Week on Market Conditions

The three US stock indexes that we review in this weekly series rose from May 24–31, 2016, amid mixed economic data.

High-Grade Bond Market Is Getting Ready for the Probable Rate Hike

Investment-grade bond yields fell slightly for the week ending May 27 after Fed Chair Janet Yellen stated that a rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months.

Treasury Yields Rose after Yellen’s Hawkish Rate Hike Comments

Sam Zell, a real estate tycoon, said in an interview wth CNBC on May 24, 2016, that “the Federal Reserve should have raised interest rates two years ago.”

Which Large-Cap Mutual Funds Have Done Well Year-to-Date in 2016?

The Fed’s hawkish tone and repeated references to June as a possible candidate for a rate hike were unexpected by market participants.

Investing Compass: How to Navigate China's Choppy Waters

The SSE Composite Index was almost flat for the week ending May 27. It ended at 2,821.05 on May 22. Investors were cautious about a probable rate hike in the US.

High Yield Market Improves Further on Favorable Market Conditions

Upbeat new home sales data boosted investors’ sentiments about US economic recovery, causing US equity indexes to rise from May 17 to May 24, 2016.

How Did Dell and the FOMC Affect the Bond Market Last Week?

Investment-grade bond yields jumped in the week ending May 20 as the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) minutes indicated that the Federal Reserve may go ahead with a rate hike in June.

Richard Bernstein on Stock Drivers, Gold, and ETFs

Richard Bernstein spoke with CNBC’s Michael Santoli about what drives stock markets. He noted that his firm employs a top-down, macro research approach.

Fed Hints at June Rate Hike: Why Is the Market Divided on Timing?

US Treasury yields rose across the yield curve for the week ended May 20, 2016. This came as minutes of the FOMC April meeting raised the probability of a rate hike in June.

Why Ares Capital Is Deploying Capital on Standard Originations

Ares Capital (ARCC) missed Wall Street analysts’ EPS (earnings per share) estimates of $0.39 in the first quarter of 2016 with posted EPS of $0.37.

Another Rate Hike Coming?
How the April FOMC Minutes May Have Just Turned up the Heat

The FOMC released the minutes of its April 2016 meeting on May 18, and the minutes came as a surprise, with members sounding hawkish about a June rate hike.

How's Blackstone Doing Amid Weak Operating Performance?

In this series, we’ll be looking at Blackstone’s (BX) private markets performance, public markets, credit, advisory, dividends, and valuations.

US Stock Indexes Fell Last Week as Rate Hike Possibility Rose

US stock indexes fell last week. It came after expectations of an interest rate hike in the United States revived after solid consumer inflation data.


Please select a profession that best describes you: