Social Security is not a retirement plan itself, but it's a crucial part of one for most seniors. The government ultimately decides how much you get per check, but you can do a lot to influence that amount, for better or worse. Avoid the following mistakes if you want...
Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) reported strong third-quarter earnings results this week while also raising its outlook for fiscal 2020 -- a classic beat and raise. The enterprise identity access management provider now expects revenue this year to be in the range of $574 million to $575 million. As usual, executives...
Today, United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL), American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL), and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) operate hundreds of Boeing (NYSE: BA) 757 and Boeing 767 jets, with transatlantic flights being the most prominent use case. However, these planes are aging, leading to lots of speculation about how the three...
Restaurant stocks seem easy to invest in because of their relatively simple business model. But they present challenges because of the ever-changing tastes of diners and macroeconomic factors. While the restaurant industry may be heading for a slowdown, it's not the case for all chains. There are some restaurants performing...
PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL) and Square (NYSE: SQ) are poised to profit from the secular growth of digital payments over the next several years. Both companies grew their payment volume by 25% during their latest quarter and the market values these growth stocks at comparable enterprise value-to-sales ratios. But...
Social Security benefits are an important source of income for most retirees. But if you plan on these benefits providing you with enough to live on as a senior, you're likely to face some really serious financial struggles. While it may be tempting to rely on these guaranteed benefits...
Humanity has long dreamed of flying, but one must imagine even Orville and Wilbur Wright would be in awe of the industry that has sprung up around the invention they first got airborne in December 1903. Airlines have changed the way we do business and opened up new opportunities as...
Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) investors shifted their outlook on the business dramatically in late August, when the company lowered its growth forecast. Management said at the time that the makeup industry had begun shrinking to mark a sharp turnaround from the robust growth shareholders have seen in each of...
The distinction between online and in-store purchases doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing choice. That's what Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has learned, and it's offering customers a host of purchase options. With "buy online, pick up in store," otherwise known as BOPIS, the company is tuning in to the most current...
What happened Shares of video conferencing standout Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM) didn't quite zoom this morning. They plunged after the company reported its fiscal Q3 2020 results at yesterday's market close. The stock is down a disappointing 10.4% as of 11:35 a.m. EST. Image source: Getty Images. So what That's kind of strange...