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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. Beats Expectations With Record Sales Growth

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:33am
The beauty retailer raised its growth outlook for the fourth straight time this year.
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Can Nike Inc. Pull Off A Margin Rebound?

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:31am
The company's profits have been pressured by lower margins in the last few quarters, but Nike management says they have a plan to make things look positive in the next few quarters to come.
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Here's Why ConocoPhillips' Stock Surged 11.4% in November

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:30am
A new outlook, analysts' praise, and OPEC drove the mega driller's rally last month.
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Here's Why PDL BioPharma Inc. Imploded and Fell 32% in November

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:24am
A convertible offering causes investors to hit the brakes.
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Why United Continental Stock Surged 23% in November

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:20am
United Continental stock skyrocketed last month, as investors applauded the company's plans to catch up to rival Delta Air Lines in terms of profitability.
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Tempting ETF Bets for December

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:09am
December ranks in the upper half of months in terms of historical upside for performance for U.S. equities. The arrival of the final month of the year could also bring opportunity for those investors willing to employ exchange traded funds on a tactical basis. Sector-level ideas for this month include the Energy Select Sector SPDR…
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A Favored Dividend ETF for 2017

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:06am
Global dividend growth slowed in the third quarter and with the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates for the first time in 2016 later this month, some investors could be skittish about dividend stocks and exchange traded funds. Those scenarios remind income investors that being selective is key when evaluating dividend ETFs. Stocks with…
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Is Alphabet Inc.'s Share Repurchase Program Big Enough?

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:06am
This time around, Alphabet will spend about 37% more buying its own stock. But the search giant probably still isn't spending enough.
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Adventures in CAR-T Racing: Crashes and Curves Edition

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:04am
The exciting race to develop the first CAR-T therapy recently took some unexpected twists for Juno Therapeutics, bluebird bio, and Kite Pharma.
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Is Smith & Wesson Holding Preparing to Make Another Acquisition?

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:00am
All the signs point towards Smith & Wesson making another acquisition -- but what kind of acquisition is the question.
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Why Apache Corporation Stock Rallied 10.8% in November

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:00am
Earnings, analysts, asset sales, and OPEC combined to fuel a big month for the oil producer.
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Traders Keep Bets on Fed Rate Hike Later This Month

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:50am
U.S. short-term interest rate futures rose slightly on Friday after a government report showed hourly earnings fell in November, but traders largely kept bets intact on a Federal Reserve interest-rate hike later this month.
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Starbucks' CEO transition unlikely to disrupt growth: analysts

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:44am
Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz's decision to step down is unlikely to disrupt growth at the world's biggest coffee chain as his successor Kevin Johnson is well suited to take the helm, analysts said.
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Peaks, black swans and bonanzas: Market tips, bold calls and eyecatchers for 2017

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:41am
Politics, economics and finance have all been turned on their head in 2016, and investors are already looking ahead to 2017 with anticipation and trepidation.
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1 of GoPro Inc.'s Worst Investments: Itself?

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:26am
This repurchase program was bad, but it could have been worse.
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Will Costco Wholesale Celebrate This Holiday Season?

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:24am
Even the warehouse retailer has seen challenges, but investors remain optimistic.
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Ford Recalls About 650,000 Vehicles to Fix Seat Belt Part

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:15am
Ford Motor Co said on Friday it was recalling about 650,000 vehicles in North America to fix issues that could prevent seat belts from functioning properly in a crash.
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Stage Set for Likely December Fed Interest Rate Hike

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:10am
November saw a run of steadily improving economic data, setting the stage for a likely December interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The overall employment picture remained strong, as did the housing market, while industry and the consumer both showed marked signs of improvement. While the market has fully priced in a quarter-point rate…
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The Greatest Small-Cap Stocks You've Never Heard About

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:02am
Some of the market's best stocks could be flying under the radar of Wall Street and investors.
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You Can't Buy Devices From Jawbone, but They're Apparently Selling Well

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:00am
The wearable tech company's online store has disappeared, but Jawbone says sales are still strong through its other channels.
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