Business-and-Finance

Why Coach Has Been a Fashionable Buy

If you follow luxury retail companies, a search for commentary that bashes Coach  and praises Michael Kors Holdings Ltd takes just a few...

SodaStream Still Looks Cheap, Despite the Stock's Rally This Week

SodaStream surged nearly 12% on Wednesday after news broke that the at-home soda company may sell as much as a 16% stake in its...

3 Reasons Rite Aid Continues to Crush the Market

It's rare for struggling retailers to come back from the brink, but that's exactly what has happened at Rite Aid . Shares in the east and...

Earnings Roundup: Johnson & Johnson Results Are Better Than They Appear

Investors focusing on Johnson and Johnson's 3.5% top-line revenue growth in the first quarter are likely walking away unimpressed. However,...

Earnings Roundup: St. Jude's 1 Bright Spot

St. Jude's tepid first-quarter results mask a quickening in sales for the company's atrial fibrillation products that shouldn't be...

Is Herbalife a Bad News Buy?

Herbalife , the notorious battleground stock with dueling activist investors (Bill Ackman on the bear side, Carl Icahn on the bull...

3 Key Takeaways From General Electric Company's Earnings Report

For the first quarter of 2014, General Electric reported strong sales growth that was bolstered in large part by its industrial businesses....

Domino's New Pizza Chicken Is Actually Great for the Company

Fast food and casual restaurants are caught in a pickle -- and not the kind served on sandwiches. The American consumer is increasingly bored...

Investor Beat -- More Financial Earnings

In a broad trend across several major financial institutions, a number of the big banks reported fixed income falling, which put downward...

Why Citigroup Is a Stock to Watch Today

In this segment from Thursday's edition of Investor Beat, Motley Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer tells investors why Citigroup is a stock on...

Wal-Mart Takes the Fight to MoneyGram and Western Union

Shares of MoneyGram and Western Union fell today, after Wal-Mart announced that it would be getting into the business of money transfers,...

IBM Sees Yet Another Quarter of Falling Revenue

Shares of IBM fell today, after the company announced its first-quarter earnings after market close yesterday. Revenue fell yet again for...

Goldman Sachs' Earnings Beat

In a broad trend across several major financial institutions, a number of the big banks reported fixed income falling, which put downward...

Weekend Box Office: 'Transcendence' Could Stumble as 'Heaven Is for Real' Starts Strong

Disney, News Corp., Time Warner, and Sony TriStar are all battling for No. 1 at the box office this weekend.

Sony TriStar's Heaven Is for Real could make a surprise run for No. 1 this weekend. Credit: Sony, Time Warner

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This Hedge Fund Owns a Town. What Else Has It Bought Lately?

Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they've bought and sold via "13F" filings. Their latest moves can shine a bright...

Fool's Gold Report: Gold Falls Below $1,300 as Stock-Market Fears Subside

Gold fell back below the $1,300 level on Thursday, as a lack of interest among bullish gold investors failed to provide any...

Why Sears Holdings, Triangle Petroleum, and SanDisk Are Today's 3 Best Stocks

The broad-based S&P 500 finished a perfect week on the heels of better than expected earnings and solid economic data, pushing higher...

Chipotle Mexican Grill After Earnings: Buy, Hold, or Sell?

Source: Chipotle Mexican Grill.

reported sizzling results for the first quarter of 2014. Margins are under pressure due to rising food...

Why BHP Will Fail Once Again in Acquiring PotashCorp

If rumors are to be believed, BHP Billiton is about to make another run at acquiring PotashCorp of Saskatchewan , and shares of...

La-Z-Boy Incorporated Gets Busy Restructuring

La-Z-Boy is not living up to its name -- and that's a good thing.

Shares of the iconic recliner-maker have gained 43% over the past...

Why Galectin Therapeutics Inc. Shares Jumped

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...