The Dow carried another new high through the closing bell on Monday. Apple (AAPL) and JPMorgan (JPM) led the half-dozen blue chips striding to powerful gains during the session. The Dow Jones industrial average ended 0.4% higher to end just a fraction below the 23,000 mark; it just passed 22,000 in mid-September. The Nasdaq...
Many people often equate marketing with sales and advertising, which are, of course, important elements of a marketing strategy. There are many marketing tools and tactics that can increase both the visibility and attractiveness of your business to potential customers. And as with your overall business structure and strategy, successful...
Stocks turned higher on Wednesday, Aug. 30, as an improvement in second-quarter economic growth and a large increase in private payrolls supported confidence in the U.S. economy.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.03%, the S&P 500 gained 0.12%, and the Nasdaq added 0.4%. The second estimate of second-quarter economic growth in the...
Morgan Stanley argues that the market has adjusted for Starbucks' slowed growth rate.  Shares of Starbucks ( SBUX) were climbing over 2% during Tuesday morning trading after Morgan Stanley noted that the stock, whose shares are lower over 11% the past three months, could be ready for a rebound. "While investors continue...
President Trump took to Twitter this week to threaten insurance companies that he may withhold crucial government payments in an effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act. If ObamaCare is hurting people, & it is, why shouldn't it hurt the insurance companies & why should Congress not be paying what...
IMAGINE LOGGING ONTO your checking account and seeing that you now also have a second account stocked with an equal amount of a newly created currency. It could happen this morning to many people who hold cryptocurrency bitcoin. Not long after 8am EDT, a new currency called Bitcoin Cash is...
The century-long interplay between technology and retail suggests Walmart is screwed. Its efforts to morph into an online retailer by buying Bonobos and Jet.com will end up making the company seem like Michael Jordan playing baseball—what made it great at one thing doesn’t translate to another. At the same time,...