American’s Love Burgers, Here are the Best and the Worst from the Fast Food Chains

American’s Love Burgers, Here are the Best and the Worst from the Fast Food Chains

$JACK, $WEN, $QSR, $MCD FLASH: Of the 14 burger chains, Jack in the Box (JACK), Wendy’s (WEN), Carl’s Jr., Burger King (QSR) and McDonald’s (MCD) were ranked the least favorite among customers, with McDonald’s in last place. Burgers are one of America’s favorite foods, but there’s one clear winner among American burger chains, according to […]

Fed Cuts Rates, Signals It “May” Not Need to Do More

Fed Cuts Rates, Signals It “May” Not Need to Do More

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The FOMC cut interest rates as widely expected Wednesday, but Chairman Powell said he did not view the move as the start of a lengthy series of rate cuts. Fed Chairman Powell cited global weakness, trade tensions and a desire to boost too-low inflation in explaining the central bank’s decision […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$DVN, $HLIT, $HYRE, $KMI, $ONDK, $OMF, $PFE, $RMBL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Wednesday, as follows: Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE:DVN) was started […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG), parent of search engine giant Google, may be getting a bit long in the tooth and have lost a step since its earlier days. The fact that Google stock just logged its best one-day gain in four years, however, makes it […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) soared last week , following its second-quarter update. Investors were impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users. Daily active user growth was particularly impressive, as the key user metric saw a 14% year-over-year increase — an […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) investors have endured a bumpy ride over the past few years as the stock rose and fell at the drop of a hat. On one hand, TSLA stock benefited from optimism regarding the public’s growing interest in electric vehicles […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel ‘Vindicated at Hockenheim”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel ‘Vindicated at Hockenheim”

$RACE Sunday, Sebastian Vettel had lots to celebrate on the Hockenheim podium. After problems in qualifying meant he had to start last grid, then he raced his way all the way up to 2nd place, with a great climb up the order that had his home fans in the Motodrom on their feet, roaring him […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is expected to deliver a Y-Y increase in earnings on lower revenues when it report s results for Q-2. This widely thought consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company’s earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BUD, $AAPL, $CMG, $KO, $DELL, $EARN, $GILD Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows: Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./NV (NYSE:BUD) was raised to […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains Stock indexes finished mixed on Monday, with declines in the financials and communication-discretionary sector preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% closed 28.90 points, or 0.1%, higher at 27,221, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.16% finished […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact Back in April, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) CFO Brian Olsavsky announced the company’s plans to shift its Prime shipping program from two-day shipping to one-day shipping. By the start of June, Amazon could ensure one-day delivery on 10 million items nationwide. At the time, Olsavsky warned the company was investing an […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price Shares of PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, -3.50% are down 1.5% in premarket trading Monday after Guggenheim’s Jeff Cantwell downgraded the stock to sell from neutral, setting a $104 target price. “We believe shares of PayPal will begin underperforming as investors increasingly contemplate 2020,” he wrote. “We see meaningful […]

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs Citigroup Inc. is preparing to cut hundreds of jobs in its trading division — stark new evidence that an industrywide slump in revenue this year may be more permanent than the tweets and policy moves rattling clients. The New York-based bank plans to slash jobs across its […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market Alibaba’s marketplaces currently control 55.9% of China’s e-commerce market, according to eMarketer. Its closest rival, JD.com (NASDAQ: JD), claims a 16.7% slice. Alibaba maintains that lead with four major marketplaces: its consumer-to-consumer platform Taobao, its business-to-consumer platform Tmall, its business-to-business platform Alibaba.com, and its overseas platform […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73 Twitter, Inc. TWTR was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly Tesla’s energy storage segment is growing rapidly. In Q2, it deployed 415 megawatt-hours of energy storage capacity, up 81% year over year. In addition, management said its residential energy storage solution, called a Powerwall, is now installed at over 50,000 different locations. Zooming out beyond a single […]

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed One of the engineers who helped design the aircraft involved in two fatal crashes has told the BBC: “My family won’t fly on a 737 Max.” Adam Dickson worked at Boeing for more than 30 years and led a team of engineers working on the 737 Max. He told the Panorama programme that production […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting Stocks finished mixed Monday, with declines in financials and communication-discretionary sectors preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes. How did major benchmarks fare? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% gained 28.90 points, 0.1%, at 27,221.35, while the S&P 500 index […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon Microsoft said Monday that it has acquired BlueTalon, a start-up whose software can prevent people from accessing certain high-value data that companies keep. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Over time, the acquisition could help Microsoft’s campaign to get companies feeling more comfortable with the idea of keeping sensitive data in […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all Facebook reminded investors in its latest quarterly report that while it expects to launch its Libra digital currency in 2020, a number of factors could keep that from happening. In […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Higher Headlines Asia stocks gain ahead of Fed, GBP pressured by BREXIT uncertainty, Crude Oil prices rise on expectations Fed will cut rates, Gold slips as USD climbs. Gold: Gold prices dipped Tuesday as USD rose to 2-month highs, while […]

F1: Vettel to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Fans, “Our day will come.”

F1: Vettel to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Fans, “Our day will come.”

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) lead shoe, Sebastian Vettel, is confident his thrilling drive from last to 2nd position at the German Grand Prix can help trigger a turnaround in Ferrari’s season. Ferrari had looked set for another disappointment Saturday when Mr. Vettel’s turbo saw some trouble ahead of Qualifying. But Mr. Vettel was a Star performer in Sunday’s Wet & […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $BAC, $C, $CMCSA, $GS, $HAS, $SBUX, $WWE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Monday, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): Analysts reiterated AMZN […]

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter A year ago, the outlook for Starbucks Corp. seemed as flat as a day-old latte. The giant coffee chain’s stock essentially had been dead money for three years running, trading around $52 a share just as it had in mid-2015, as investors saw little to cheer about. Starbucks’ […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new For Microsoft to maintain its trillion-dollar valuation, keeping employees happy is crucial. That’s especially true around Seattle, home to Amazon, big Google and Apple operations and a burgeoning start-up scene. With talent in such high demand, Microsoft is in the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Soars

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Soars

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Soars Shares of Google parent Alphabet also soared when the online search giant reported its second-quarter results. Constant-currency revenue jumped 22% year over year — an acceleration from 19% growth in Q1. Revenue in Q2 was $38.94 billion, easily beating analysts’ average forecast for revenue of $38.15 billion. While some of this growth […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) await earnings season and the Wednesday FOMC meeting

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) await earnings season and the Wednesday FOMC meeting

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) await earnings season and the Wednesday FOMC meeting The three large-cap US equity markets will roll into the week near record highs following a string of strong earnings from some of the country’s largest companies. Earnings season will continue next week with the final FAANG member, Apple (AAPL) due to report on […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close. The maker of iPhones is expected to record $2.09 a share in profit on sales of $53.35 billion, according to analysts’ consensus forecast. The tech giant is struggling […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) $1900 seems like a reasonable support level

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) $1900 seems like a reasonable support level

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) $1900 seems like a reasonable support level Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) was down about 1.5% today, and I expect that it shall continue to fall further. $1900 seems like a reasonable support level, but I think investors have something more to worry about then revenue growth, and that is margin compression. AWS was the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash flow improves, but is it sustainable?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash flow improves, but is it sustainable?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash flow improves, but is it sustainable? While Tesla lost a ton of money last quarter, it did generate $614 million of free cash flow. That was a nice turnaround from the first quarter, when it burned through more than $900 million. The return to positive cash flow wasn’t very surprising. Tesla […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck.”

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck.”

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck” In the age of Trump, all it takes is a single tweet to move the stock market. And the president may have done just that when he launched a tripartite attack on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Facebook Stock Can’t Shake […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Lower Headlines Crude Oil falls on growth outlook concerns and positive news on Iran A Fed interest rate cut a certainty Asian shares drift lower, trade talks loom Gold rises as markets awaits Fed meeting Gold: Gold prices gained Monday […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Starts Last at Hockenheim, Finishes 2nd in the Season’s Most Exciting Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Starts Last at Hockenheim, Finishes 2nd in the Season’s Most Exciting Grand Prix

$RACE Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen won the German Grand Prix that has Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel race from last of the grid to a landmark 2nd and a step on the podium. Mr. Verstappen claimed his 2nd win of the season in some of the most exciting racing of the season, much of it […]

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Debuts at $40-M, ‘Lion King’ Headed to $1-B

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Debuts at $40-M, ‘Lion King’ Headed to $1-B

$DIS, $SNE, $VIA Set in the Summer and Winter of Y 1969, this homage to Hollywood marked a career-best opening for Quentin Tarantino, as family friendly, ‘Lion King’ nears $1-B globally. Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood successfully proved adult films can play well Vs children’s by posting $40-M at the North American box […]

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone in Discussions with London Stock Exchange Group Regarding the Refinitiv Business

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone in Discussions with London Stock Exchange Group Regarding the Refinitiv Business

Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) confirms that it and private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone are in discussions related to a possible acquisition of Refinitiv by the London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) for a total enterprise value of approximately US$27 billion. New LSEG shares are contemplated to be issued as consideration in full for Refinitiv’s […]

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

US President Donald Trump vowed “substantial” retaliation against France on Friday for a tax targeting US tech giants, hinting he may slap tariffs on French wine and blasting President Emmanuel Macron’s “foolishness.” “France just put a digital tax on our great American technology companies,” Trump tweeted about the law, which targets US giants like Google, […]

Trump Moves on Apple

Trump Moves on Apple

President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would snub Apple’s requests for tariff exemptions on device components imported from China, as he put pressure on the tech company to shift production to the United States. “Apple will not be given Tariff wavers, or relief, for Mac Pro parts that are made in China. Make them […]

Investment Thoughts, No Recession in Sight

Investment Thoughts, No Recession in Sight

Investment thoughts FLASH: President Trump continues to hammer the Fed, and the market smells the cheap money coming. Pundits are calling for the Fed to stick to its mandate and ignore the usual election cycle games. A broadside about the ineffective trade policies and the damage that is doing to growth, employment and price stability […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Tops the FP Leader-board at Hockenheim Friday.

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Tops   the FP Leader-board at Hockenheim Friday.

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) topped both Friday practice sessions at the F1 German Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc claiming a session each, as MercedesAMG struggled at a very hot Hockenheim track Europe is in the middle of a Saharan heatwave, with temperatures far warmer than normal, and this is proving to be a difficult problem for […]

S&P 500 & NAS Comp Finished at Record Highs Again!

S&P 500 & NAS Comp Finished at Record Highs Again!

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: US Q-2 GDP higher than estimates on strong consumer spending as the ‘Tight’ Fed, China trade dispute lowed growth Friday, economist Stephen Moore said he is “relieved” that the economy is at 2.1% growth, but said the numbers are not where they should be because of several factors, including […]

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is Worth a Look

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is Worth a Look

Enterprises in the United States, the world’s largest market for Internet of Things technology, are embracing the use of IoT, especially in the manufacturing, automotive and healthcare sectors, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ IoT […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ATVI, $ETSY, $FB, $FCX, $SPOT, $TLSA, $XLNX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Friday, as follows: Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was raised to […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) stock options ready for 10% post-earnings move Friday

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) stock options ready for 10% post-earnings move Friday

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) stock options ready for 10% post-earnings move Friday The pricing of stock options suggests traders are prepared for a relatively big move in Twitter Inc.’s stock TWTR, -1.58% on Friday, after the social media company reports second-quarter results, but that move is likely to be less than historical averages. An options strategy […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) several technical indicators point to declining stock market breadth

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) several technical indicators point to declining stock market breadth

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) several technical indicators point to declining stock market breadth Five key stock indicators collectively point to a sharp deterioration in market breadth, showing that the great bull rally in 2019 is losing momentum, according to technical analysts. These indicators are: underperformance of small caps and mid caps versus the S&P […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) looks ahead to 5G

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) looks ahead to 5G

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) looks ahead to 5G Apple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker’s smartphone-modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology. The agreement announced Thursday comes three months after Apple AAPL, -0.79% ended a long-running dispute with one of Intel’s rivals, Qualcomm […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) beat analyst estimates as the company announced a $25 billion stock buyback

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) beat analyst estimates as the company announced a $25 billion stock buyback

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) beat analyst estimates as the company announced a $25 billion stock buyback Google-parent Alphabet (GOOGL) reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analyst estimates as the company announced a $25 billion stock buyback. The Google earnings news sent shares in the internet search giant soaring in extended trading late Thursday. Google stock had sold […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Quick Q2 Overview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Quick Q2 Overview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Quick Q2 Overview Facebook posted adjusted quarterly earnings of $1.99 per share, which topped our $1.90 Zacks Consensus Estimate. Meanwhile, revenue surged 28% to $16.886 billion to surpass our $16.45 billion projection. This top-line expansion came in higher than Q1’s roughly 26% growth, but does mark a downturn compared to the 30% […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) post worst day in a month

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) post worst day in a month

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) post worst day in a month The Dow and the broader stock market ended in the red Thursday, on one of the biggest days of the earnings season. Both the Dow and the Nasdaq Composite recorded their worst one-day percentage drops in a month. The Dow (INDU) closed 0.5%, or 129 points, […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) declined after the departure of a high profile exec, and a disappointing second quarter earnings report

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) declined after the departure of a high profile exec, and a disappointing second quarter earnings report

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) declined after the departure of a high profile exec, and a disappointing second quarter earnings report Tesla’s longtime chief technology officer (CTO), who helped create the company, is stepping down after 16 years, CEO Elon Musk told analysts on the earnings call Wednesday. The news followed the disclosure that Tesla reported a larger than […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reportedly plans a second listing in Hong Kong

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reportedly plans a second listing in Hong Kong

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reportedly plans a second listing in Hong Kong For years, many large Chinese companies have chosen to list in the U.S. instead of Hong Kong or China. Now, amid a trade dispute between Beijing and Washington, one national champion may lead the way back home. Nearly five years after Alibaba […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Headlines Crude Oil prices up as geopolitical tensions counter sluggish demand, Asian shares slide as ECB holds off easing, earnings mixed, Gold up on rate-cut bets; focus on US GDP data Gold: Gold prices steadied Friday after touching a […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Mission, Goal is to Win!

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Mission, Goal is to Win!

$RACE FLASH: It could be some party for The Vettel Family should Seb win Sunday Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) lead shoe, Sebastian Vettel insists it is no burden to race for Ferrari, though acknowledged the team are still missing “the final step” to be able to compete with MercedesAMG. Mr. Vettel stands 4th in the F1 standings […]

US Stock Indexes Pull Back from Record Highs

US Stock Indexes Pull Back from Record Highs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US stock market indexes ended Thursday near session lows after spending the day in the Red. The DJIA (-0.5%) and S&P 500 (-0.5%) posted comparable losses while the NAS Comp(-1.0%) under-performed during the session. The top-weighted technology sector (-0.8%) was among Thursday’s weakest, while most of the remaining cyclical […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Dives Deep on Another Huge Loss, CTO Ankles

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Dives Deep on Another Huge Loss, CTO Ankles

$TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares dove as much as 15% after a worse-than-expected loss and yet another major management change cast fresh doubts on the EV maker’s future. Despite delivering a record number of vehicles in Q-2 Tesla lost $1.12 a share, a bigger deficit than any analyst projected. While CEO Elon Musk, 48 anni, is […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CB, $KO, $DFS, $FITB, $HAS, $UTX, $V Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Thursday, as follows: Chubb Ltd. (NYSE:CB) was reiterated as Outperform […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) could see a 25% boost on earnings

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) could see a 25% boost on earnings

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) could see a 25% boost on earnings Is it time to log into a social media stock? As industry giants Facebook and Twitter prepare to report earnings, with Facebook’s release on deck for after Wednesday’s closing bell, experts have their eyes on the social titans. But they’re not all in agreement. While some of them like […]

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) planning its own shipping service

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) planning its own shipping service

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) planning its own shipping service EBay Inc. is launching a service to deliver orders more quickly and cheaply, the company’s latest effort to be more appealing to shoppers and sellers as well as compete with Amazon.com Inc. EBay isn’t planning to build its own warehouse network like Amazon. Instead, it will use […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Looking beyond China for growth

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Looking beyond China for growth

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Looking beyond China for growth Alibaba’s core commerce revenue rose 51% annually last year and accounted for 86% of its top line. That’s a robust growth rate, but its core Chinese market, where over 95% of its sellers are located, is struggling with an economic slowdown exacerbated by an ongoing […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earnings hit by fines and growth slowdown

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earnings hit by fines and growth slowdown

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earnings hit by fines and growth slowdown Facebook Inc. has taken a hit of over $5 billion to its earnings in the first half of the year to pay government fines, and on Wednesday it predicted its revenue growth will slow down in the second half of the year. But investors have […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closed at record despite mixed earnings and economic data and antitrust probes into leading U.S. technology stocks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closed at record despite mixed earnings and economic data and antitrust probes into leading U.S. technology stocks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closed at record despite mixed earnings and economic data and antitrust probes into leading U.S. technology stocks The S&P 500 and Nasdaq stock indexes closed at record on Wednesday despite mixed earnings and economic data and antitrust probes into leading U.S. technology stocks. But the Dow ended lower after disappointing earnings from […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) longest losing streak for Netflix shares since March 2014

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) longest losing streak for Netflix shares since March 2014

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) longest losing streak for Netflix shares since March 2014 Wall Street is growing worried that Netflix’s best days could be behind it.Netflix shares were up about 4% Wednesday even as the broader market was mixed. But Netflix(NFLX) stock had fallen for nine straight days — a stretch that included a 10% drop after the […]

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) will consider temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) will consider temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) will consider temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max Boeing’s CEO says the company will consider temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max if the plane’s return is significantly delayed beyond the company’s October forecast. The comment by Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg underscores the uncertainty swirling around the […]

Caterpillar Drags On Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI)

Caterpillar Drags On Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI)

Caterpillar Drags On Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) The Nasdaq and S&P 500 battled to shake off early losses Wednesday, as Boeing (BA) and Caterpillar (CAT) dragged on the Dow Jones industrials and a DOJ internet platform probe pressured some leading tech names. But earnings news sent a broad range of leading stocks to powerful […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) CEO says delays in product integration led to reduced full-year revenue forecast

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) CEO says delays in product integration led to reduced full-year revenue forecast

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) CEO says delays in product integration led to reduced full-year revenue forecast PayPal Holdings Inc. reported better-than-expected second quarter profit Wednesday, even after accounting for investment benefits, but shares fell in after-hours trading after the company lowered its full-year revenue outlook. Chief Executive Dan Schulman told MarketWatch that the reduced outlook […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Boots Alliance Named Top Dividend Stock

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Boots Alliance Named Top Dividend Stock

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Boots Alliance Named Top Dividend Stock In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ”DividendRank”report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reports second quarter earnings after the closing bell

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reports second quarter earnings after the closing bell

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reports second quarter earnings after the closing bell Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) reports second quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday, July 25, with the stock poised to break out above its all-time intraday high of $2,050.50 on a positive reaction to this report. The upside potential is to its semiannual and […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) soaring with a market value north of $1 trillion

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) soaring with a market value north of $1 trillion

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) soaring with a market value north of $1 trillion Among technology companies, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is considered mature. Microsoft stock has a market value north of $1 trillion, it pays a dividend (a steadily rising one at that), and the company went public in 1978. So by nearly any stretch, Microsoft is indeed a mature […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported second-quarter results well below Wall Street expectations

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported second-quarter results well below Wall Street expectations

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported second-quarter results well below Wall Street expectations Tesla Inc. shares fell 11% after hours Wednesday after the Silicon Valley car maker reported second-quarter results well below Wall Street expectations, despite coming on the heels of record sales for the company. Tesla TSLA, +1.81% said it lost $408 million, or $2.31 a […]

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) lowered full-year earnings guidance

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) lowered full-year earnings guidance

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) lowered full-year earnings guidance Shares of Caterpillar plunged after the company posted disappointing second-quarter results as higher material costs including tariffs and lower demand in China made a dent in its profit. Caterpillar earned $2.83 per share in the second quarter, versus consensus estimate of $3.12 per share, according to Refinitiv. Revenue […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Earnings After The Bell

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Earnings After The Bell

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Earnings After The Bell Earnings season is hitting the peak of its excitement with 3 out of the 4 FANG stocks reporting this week. The market has had been responding relatively positively to Q2 earnings thus far with the S&P 500 hitting new all-time highs today. Alphabet GOOGL AKA Google, the search […]

If you’re sweet on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), now might be the time for a bullish trade

If you’re sweet on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), now might be the time for a bullish trade

If you’re sweet on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), now might be the time for a bullish trade Things are starting to look up for the iPhone maker, which reports earnings on July 30. From its reported deal talks with Intel and its suppliers beginning to post strong earnings results, Apple has been on the rise — […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Seb Vettel Returns to Hockenheim Hoping to Reclaim His Legacy

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Seb Vettel Returns to Hockenheim Hoping to Reclaim His Legacy

$RACE FLASH: Sebastian Vettel an outstanding F1 Champion driver was once dubbed “The Crash Kid” but he will go down in history as 1 of the F1 great champions. Mr. Vettel collected 4 world titles in a row achieving a aura of dominance that only Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher managed. And now this […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Flat USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Headlines Asian shares tick higher, euro near 2-month lows before ECB decision Crude Oil advances on Gulf tensions, but demand concerns cap gainers Gold steadies ahead of ECB decision; firm USD caps appeal Fed to cut rates for […]

Ray Dalio’s Theory: The 10 Yr Bull Market in Gold

Ray Dalio’s Theory: The 10 Yr Bull Market in Gold

$XAU, $GLD The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) has rallied 37.5% in the past 3 years, while the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) has lagged, gaining just 5.7% in that frame. Now comes Bridgewater Associates hedge fund manager Ray Dalio, who has recently said gold could be gearing up for a “Gold Bug” decade of returns. Paradigm Shift: in […]

ONEOK Increases Quarterly Dividend

ONEOK Increases Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today increased ONEOK’s quarterly dividend 2.5 cents per share to 89 cents per share. This increase results in an annualized dividend of $3.56 per share. The dividend is payable Aug. 14, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug. 6, 2019. ONEOK, Inc. (pronounced […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), The Automotive Sector’s Aristocrat Momentum Stock

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), The Automotive Sector’s Aristocrat Momentum Stock

$RACE FLASH: Momentum investing means “buying high, but hoping to sell even higher.” Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is a company that is an momentum investment, we have seen high price change and earnings estimate revisions, 2 Key elements of momentum scoring. Ferrari currently has a Strong Buy ranking here at HeffX-LTN, as it has been outperforming the market […]

S&P 500, NAS Comp Drive Due North to All-time Highs

S&P 500, NAS Comp Drive Due North to All-time Highs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 (+0.5%) and NAS Comp (+0.9%) set new records highs on Wednesday, driven by big gainers in semiconductor stocks and by shares of companies that beat earnings estimates, the Russell 2000 rose 1.6%. The DJIA lost 0.3% on losses in Boeing (BA 361.43, -11.54, -3.1%) and Caterpillar (CAT 131.91, -6.19, -4.5%) following disappointing earnings […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AVGO, $COLM, $DRI, $MUR, $REAL, $SNAP, $DAL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Wednesday, as follows: Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO): analysts started AVGO as […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) batch of stronger-than-expected earnings lifted investor sentiment

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) batch of stronger-than-expected earnings lifted investor sentiment

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) batch of stronger-than-expected earnings lifted investor sentiment Stocks rose Tuesday on news that face-to-face talks between U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators would begin next week. A batch of stronger-than-expected earnings also lifted investor sentiment.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 177.29 points higher, or 0.7%, at 27,349.19. The S&P 500 also advanced 0.7% to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Futures Fall

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Futures Fall

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Futures Fall Most stocks rose in Asia following news that U.S.-China trade talks will resume in person next week. Nasdaq futures fell after the U.S. opened an antitrust probe into big technology companies. The dollar hit a two-week high against the euro ahead of Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting. Australia’s dollar fell […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the bell

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the bell

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the bell Citigroup thinks Tesla investors hoping for a post-earnings rally later this week should scrutinize one key financial metric when it reports its quarterly results this Wednesday. The electric car maker’s automotive gross margin specifically will likely determine how Tesla’s stock finishes the week and remains central […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products Alibaba said Tuesday it is opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products to small- and mid-sized business buyers around the world. That will help Alibaba (BABA) better compete with Amazon (AMZN) and Shopify (SHOP), which already have a thriving marketplace for […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Outpaces Stock Market Gains

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Outpaces Stock Market Gains

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Outpaces Stock Market Gains Apple (AAPL) closed at $208.84 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.78% move from the prior day. This move outpaced the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.69%. Meanwhile, the Dow gained 0.65%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, added 0.58%. Heading into today, shares of the maker […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) set to report second-quarter results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) set to report second-quarter results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) set to report second-quarter results As Facebook (FB) stock hovers in a buy zone, the social media giant is set to report second-quarter results. The Facebook earnings report will arrive after the market close Wednesday. Wall Street expects Facebook earnings, on an adjusted basis, to reach $1.87 per share, up 8% from the year-ago […]

Analysts eyeing Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) change to a more favorable way to count users

Analysts eyeing Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) change to a more favorable way to count users

Analysts eyeing Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) change to a more favorable way to count users Twitter Inc. changed its reporting to create a more favorable user-count metric, but the company still must deliver new product innovations to keep the members flowing in. When the social-media company TWTR, +0.85%   reports second-quarter results on Friday morning, its efforts to boost […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) dips after new antitrust inquiry reported

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) dips after new antitrust inquiry reported

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) dips after new antitrust inquiry reported Shares in the largest tech companies in the U.S. took a hit in after-hours trading Tuesday afternoon, following a report that a new antitrust investigation has begun by the Department of Justice. Independent investigations into Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.78% Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +0.78% GOOG, +0.72% Facebook […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up, USD Firm, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: It is expected the Fed will lower its target range of 2.25%-2.50% by 25 basis points at a meeting ending on 31 July, but expectations for a larger 50-bpts cut been lowered on mixed signals from FOMC policymakers. […]

Good News and Earnings are Driving This Market

Good News and Earnings are Driving This Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Wall Street Liked the Trade News and Earnings Reports Moving this Market S&P 500 closes above 3000, boosted by encouraging trade news and positive earnings, guidance from widely-held companies High-level trade talks will reportedly continue in China next week from Monday to Wednesday 10 of 11 S&P 500 sectors […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $AMAT, $ADSL, $BBIO, $BC, $SCHW, $EIDX,$LRCX, $MU Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was reiterated as […]

Can Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) steal Amazon’s lunch?

Can Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) steal Amazon’s lunch?

Can Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) steal Amazon’s lunch? Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations. The tool is now live in the US, and will welcome you by name and show tailored suggestions if you’re logged in with your Google account. Google has previously insisted that […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Huge New Content Spending Not Adding Enough Subscribers

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Huge New Content Spending Not Adding Enough Subscribers

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Huge New Content Spending Not Adding Enough Subscribers Netflix spent $13 billion on content last year, with 85% of new spending earmarked for originals. For that much money, they should be more than just “on track” to have originals be the majority of viewing in every category. The company acknowledged in the most […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Outpaces Stock Market Gains

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Outpaces Stock Market Gains

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Outpaces Stock Market Gains In the latest trading session, Alibaba (BABA) closed at $174, marking a +0.58% move from the previous day. This change outpaced the S&P 500’s 0.28% gain on the day. Elsewhere, the Dow gained 0.07%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 0.71%. Prior to today’s trading, shares of […]

There’s ‘low risk’ of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) disappointing with its September forecast

There’s ‘low risk’ of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) disappointing with its September forecast

There’s ‘low risk’ of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) disappointing with its September forecast Apple Inc. shares are rising in Monday trading after an analyst at Morgan Stanley praised the “attractive” setup heading into the company’s earnings report next Tuesday. Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty raised her price target on Apple’s stock AAPL, +2.29% to $247 from $231, […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) making a huge bet on artificial intelligence

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) making a huge bet on artificial intelligence

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) making a huge bet on artificial intelligence Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.32% is making a huge bet on artificial intelligence by sinking $1 billion into AI startup OpenAI, the companies announced Monday. Under a partnership, OpenAI will run all of its services on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform and use Microsoft as its preferred […]