Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime Day has turned the once-sleepy month of July into a retail battleground. Overall retail sales for the month, which featured countless retailers offering major sales, rose by 0.9% over June and 5.6% year over year, according to a new report from the National Retail Federation...
Image source: The Motley Fool. Sina Corporation (NASDAQ: SINA)Q2 2019 Earnings CallAug 19, 2019, 8:10 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to SINA's Earnings Call for Second Quarter 2019. I must advise you that this conference is being recorded...
The market still seems confused about Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) and Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER), the ridesharing rivals that went public earlier this year. Not only are both stocks trading (at the time of this writing) down about 20% from the prices at their initial public offerings -- an underwhelming showing...
A galaxy that's "far, far away" is finally within reach for guests at Disney's (NYSE: DIS) sprawling Florida resort. Previews for high-end Disney World passholders kicked off over the weekend for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios, ahead of the official opening for all park visitors on...
Hulu launched its live TV service just over two years ago, but it's already grown into one of the bigger pay-TV services in the United States. It's certainly no AT&T (NYSE: T), Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Charter, or Dish Network, but unlike all four of those providers, Hulu is actually...
The safety crisis surrounding the 737 MAX this year has put a damper on order activity for the latest version of Boeing's (NYSE: BA) workhorse single-aisle jet. More surprisingly, Airbus (OTC: EADSY) has also reported fairly weak order activity for its competing A320neo aircraft family during 2019. Those trends continued...
Shares of cannabis stocks large and small were beaten down after soft second-quarter results disappointed investors expecting soaring sales of recreational cannabis in Canada that haven't materialized. As a result, some of the world's largest cannabis companies have stock prices miles below their peaks. Has the market already pulled...
Hess (NYSE: HES) is nearing a pivotal point in its long-term strategic growth plan. The company and its partners, ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and China's CNNOC, expect to begin production from the first phase of their offshore Guyana development early next year. Once that project comes online, Hess' cash flow...
Pizza is arguably the first fast food. Whether by the slice or a whole pie, it was and is the premier grab-and-go, quick-serve item. Pizza Hut, however, positioned itself as the anti-fast-food pizza chain. The Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) restaurant offered instead a casual dining experience. It was a place...
For years, investors have been talking about FAANG stocks, which is a collection of the largest and most influential technology names on Wall Street. But recently a new acronym has cropped up: BAANG. That stands for Barrick Gold (NYSE: GOLD), AngloGold, Agnico Eagle Mines, Franco-Nevada (NYSE: FNV), and Gold...