Author: Rekha Khandelwal, CFA

Rekha Khandelwal, CFA, covers energy, restaurants, and cigarettes stocks. Rekha has been writing for Market Realist since 2014. She has a great interest and expertise in stock investing.

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Kinder Morgan reported its Q3 results yesterday. Although its adjusted EPS rose 5% YoY to $0.22, it missed analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 per share.

US retail sales grew by 3.5% in the first half of 2019. The retail sector of the S&P 500 Index includes 29 stocks representing a broad variety of retailers.

The US retail industry is transforming at a rapid rate. Let’s take a look at the top seven retailers in the US by market capitalization.

The retail sales for 2018 were $4.3 trillion. From January to July 2019, the retail sales in this category rose 3.5% over the comparable period in 2018.

Retailing has undergone a tremendous change over the last couple of decades. The brick-and-mortar model is giving way to online retailers.

Although smartphone companies expect to sell 1.5 billion devices in 2019, a handful of players dominate the global smartphone industry.

More Americans are eating out, and they're eating out more often. The restaurant industry’s share of the food dollar is 51%, up from 25% in 1955.

The pace that internet video streaming has evolved is nothing short of revolutionary. Streaming is a serious threat to the cable TV industry.

The banking sector plays a pivotal role in our daily lives. This series explores the sector, its driving factors, and its key indicators and latest trends.

The global smartphone industry is huge and is growing rapidly. GSMA Intelligence says 80% of mobile connections globally will be smartphones by 2025.