Earnings Season ‘Kicks Off’ in Earnest This Week

Earnings Season ‘Kicks Off’ in Earnest This Week

$JPM, $MS, $GS, $BAC, $MSFT, $NFLX FLASH: Traders will focus on the start to Q-2 earnings season this week. Big banks including JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), along with Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) report Quarterly results this week, setting the tone for the rest […]

“Risk Assets Have Room to Run”

“Risk Assets Have Room to Run”

$SPY, $BLK In a report, the majority of BlackRock Inc.’s (NYSE:BLK) Top decision-makers had a simple conclusion after gathering in London last week: A supportive backdrop for risk assets probably has “room to run” for at least 12 more months. Senior leadership at the world’s largest asset manager cited easy monetary policies and few signs […]

President Trump Summoned Fed Chairman to Dinner at the White House

President Trump Summoned Fed Chairman to Dinner at the White House

Monday, President Trump summoned Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to the White House for dinner to discuss recent economic developments and the overall outlook. The Fed is being tight lipped about the ongoing monetary policy discussions with President Trump. Chairman Powell’s comments were “consistent with his remarks at his press conference of last week,” the Fed […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman $TSLA Wednesday night, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced Robyn Denholm has taken Elon Musk’s place as Chairwoman of the company’s board. She is also leaving her role as CFO and Head of Strategy at Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company, once her 6-month notice period with Telstra is complete, and will be working as Tesla […]

Investors Cautious on Equities Despite Low Unemployment, Strong Growth

Investors Cautious on Equities Despite Low Unemployment, Strong Growth

Investors Cautious on Equities Despite Low Unemployment, Strong Growth Americans were less upbeat about stock even as the US unemployment rate hovered near an 18-year low and the economy recorded its fastest growth pace in four years in the second quarter, a New York Fed survey released Monday revealed. The regional Fed’s barometer on consumers’ […]

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans, Tech Falling $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $JPM, $KEY Thursday, shares in the biggest US banks rose after they revealed buyback and dividend plans that topped analyst expectations after the Fed approved capital proposals in its annual stress test program. The S&P 500 Bank sector index […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat Analysts Expectations

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat Analysts Expectations

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat Analysts Expectations $RACE Ferrari NV’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-2 profit beat expectations as Supercar sales in China rose along with plans to boost margins with more Special-Edition vehicles. Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes jumped 26% to EUR 156-M ($175-M), beating an average estimate of EUR 134.9-M from 7 analysts surveyed. Revenue increased 5.9% to […]

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2 $FOX, $DIS, $SNE, $AMZN, $CMCSA Independence Day: Resurgence failed to thrill at  the North American box office, coming in behind expectations with an estimated $41.6-M from 4,068 theaters. But, it debuting to $102.1-M from 57 foreign markets, including China, for a global tally of $143.7 for […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $BUD, $CHTR, $COST, $NKE, $UA, $WFM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts’ research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts […]

America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency

America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency

America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency When single family home builders talk about customer service, they focus on how to make the building process smoother, how to speak to customers so that they understand, and how to mitigate problems and delays. Last year in a presentation at the 2015 Avid Conference […]