In 1851, Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones founded the New-York Daily Times. The paper sold for a penny. By 1857, the company changed its name to The New-York Times. It wasn't until 1896 that it dropped the hyphen. Finally, in 1969, The New York Times (NYSE: NYT) became a publicly traded com
Maurice Wysocki, an information technology worker, was looking to branch out on his own as a contractor last year, allowing him a more flexible schedule and sharply reduced hours some months of the year.
But then the Poughquag, New York, resident hopped on the federal health care exchange to
Media stories about Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Columbia Banking System earned....More>>>
ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) are two of the largest integrated energy companies on the planet, with both stocks offering investors large dividend yields. Royal Dutch Shell’s 5.1% yield easily beats Exxon’s 4%, but does that make Shell the better dividend stock? The answer isn’t that easy. Here’s a closer look to help you figure....More>>>
Entering 2018, airlines expected to face significant profit headwinds from higher fuel costs, after oil prices soared nearly 50% in the second half of 2017.
Unfortunately, oil prices have continued to move higher in 2018, particularly since March. This has already forced American Airlines to cut its earnings-per-share forecast for 2018. Barring a reversal in the energy markets, other airlines....More>>>
Stocks made gains on Wednesday, despite upward moves in oil prices and interest rates. TheDow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI)and theS&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC)both added nearly a percentage point.
What’s a distressed-debt fund to do when the market just isn’t feeling the pain?
With so few companies on the verge of default, investors in the debt are finding other ways to keep busy, like turning to activism or joining banks in the loan market to try to fill the gap left by a shrinking pool of distressed bonds. They have a long way to go before they can spend $74 billion....More>>>
Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) and Check Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.
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Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has made a lot of efforts in pricing its goods attractively over the past months. This allowed for strong traffic growth, which resulted in positive comps for the company. Subsequently, Wal-Mart’s shares have been performing much better than those of its peers, which are reporting worse comp sales. Due to Wal-Mart’s power when it comes to discussing prices with its....More>>>