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.


FirstEnergy Stock Looks to Break Its Weak Performance Streak

A $13 billion hybrid utility, Ohio-based FirstEnergy (FE) stock has lost more than 12% in the last one-year period, underperforming its peers by a significant margin.

It's Back to the Copper Mines: Your Mid-2017 Review

While most metals tend to follow underlying demand-supply dynamics, according to some, copper prices also tend to reflect macro developments.

Anadarko Petroleum: Key Trends and Fundamentals

Anadarko Petroleum noted that it had $5.8 billion in cash and cash equivalents on March 31, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at the company’s key fundamentals and stock price movement.

Your May 2017 Travel Guide to JetBlue Airways

JetBlue Airways’ capacity rose 3.7% YoY (year-over-year) in May 2017. That’s far below its 8.2% YoY rise in April 2017. A similar trend was seen last quarter.

How China’s Structural Shift Is Impacting Its Growth in 2017

Exports from China stood at $191.0 billion in May 2017, a moderate increase of about 8.7% as compared to the corresponding period last year.

Your CF Industries Update: Fertilizer Prices Remain an Issue

CF Industries (CF) reported its 1Q17 earnings on May 3, 2017. In the following weeks, the stock rose to a high of $29.3, which remains its upper resistance level.

Will Oil Bulls Achieve Escape Velocity?

On June 13, 2017, US crude oil July futures were 4.3% and 9.4% below their 20-day and 100-day moving averages, respectively, indicating a bearish sentiment.

How Incyte Fared in 1Q17

Incyte reported revenues of $384.1 million in 1Q17 as compared to $263.5 million in 1Q16.

Analysts' Recommendations for Auto Companies in June 2017

In the first five months of 2017, US auto sales have fallen YoY. Dismal sales figures have hit the majority of mainstream automakers’ stocks

Analyzing Southwest Airlines' Key Metrics in May 2017

In May 2017, Southwest Airlines’ (LUV) capacity rose 4% year-over-year (or YoY). This rise was lower than the 7.6% YoY rise it recorded in April 2017.

Reading the Gold Spread in Tandem with the Fed

The recent lift in the US dollar could have been due to the Fed’s June meeting, which will end on Wednesday, June 14.

JPMorgan Chase or Bank of America? A Look at Rates and Reforms

Commercial Banks are expected to see subdued trading activity in 2Q17 due to high valuations in broad markets, low growth expectations across major sectors, and weakening oil prices.

Halliburton: Strategies, Valuation, and Analysts' Rating

In the past year, Halliburton stock rose 1% until June 12, 2017. It outperformed the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH), which generated -11% returns.

Dow Chemical's 2Q17 Dividend: A Boost for Shareholders

We’re close to completing the first half of 2017, and Dow Chemical (DOW) investors should be feeling good with DOW’s returns so far this year.

General Electric Declared 2Q17 Dividend: What You Should Know

On June 9, 2017, General Electric (GE) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share.

Palladium Looks Strong: What about the Other Precious Metals?

Gold fell again on Friday, June 9, 2017, for the third consecutive day. It touched a low of $1,264.80 per ounce and then settled at $1,269.50.

A Look at PayPal's Threats and Opportunities in 2017

Lending to consumers could be exposing PayPal (PYPL) to unnecessary credit risks, according to Paul Ribeiro of BMO Capital.

Crude Tanker Insights for Week 23

In week 23, which ended on June 9, 2017, the BDTI (Baltic Dirty Tanker Index) fell from 742 to 702. In week 22, the index fell by 65 points.

Has Global Manufacturing Activity Been Subdued in May 2017?

The global manufacturing sector seems to be slowing down, reflected in the May 2017 manufacturing PMI’s three-month low. Global economic activity had experienced an uptrend since 4Q16.

Your Weekly Update on Kinder Morgan

Even though Kinder Morgan has completed the IPO for its Trans Mountain expansion project and has all the necessary permits, protests against the project continue in Canada.


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