Economy

These 3 Tech Stocks are Plunging

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down just five points as of 11:30 a.m. EDT. IBM was the index's worst performer, falling...

AT&T's Fighting a Two-Front War

The competition is heating up for AT&T . The company is fighting a battle for both its wireless services and its high-speed home Internet...

Earnings Primer: What's on Deck for Amgen Inc. and Biogen Idec Inc.

Biotech stocks have taken a punishing nose-dive over the past month as investors step aside following significant gains. However, the current...

Here's Why Bank of America's Loss Isn't As Bad As It Looks

If you're wondering how Bank of America fared in the latest quarter, then look no further than its stock price. Shares of the...

Up 30% This Week, Is This Stock's Rally Set to Continue?

If you're a shareholder of Goodrich Petroleum (NYSE: GDP), then you already know that on Monday shares shot up by a whopping 30%. In a press...

The Unexpected Way Wells Fargo & Co Is Beating Citigroup Inc

With the latest earnings from Wells Fargo and Citigroup in the books, it may come as no surprise Wells Fargo topped Citigroup on a total...

What the Under Armour Inc. Stock Split Really Means

As of last Friday's close, shares of Under Armour Inc. had risen nearly 17% year to date to just over $102 per share.

Some investors were...

Is Apple Getting Ready to Jump Into Mobile Payments?

Ever since Apple introduced the Passbook - a neat app that allows consumers to store loyalty cards, tickets, gift cards and passes on their...

Another Solid Week for Jobless Claims

179125086The U.S. Labor Department has released its tally on weekly jobless claims, and the figure rose by 2,000 to 304,000. The prior week's reading was...

Airbus Executive: 3-D Printing Has a Long Way to Go

At the Inside 3-D Printing Conference in New York City, Curtis Carson, head of systems integration at Airbus Group , addressed an audience...

3 Critical Numbers From Bank of America's Earnings Release

There's no question that Bank of America has made considerable progress over the past few years at atoning for its role in the...

Post Earnings, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, and Citigroup Are Looking Like Solid Buys

While economists and analysts fret over the state of the U.S. economy, the financial sector is doing extremely well. Big banks Wells Fargo ...

Why DuPont and UnitedHealth Group Will Move the Dow Tomorrow

The Dow Jones Industrials put in another sterling performance on Wednesday, climbing 162 points, or almost exactly 1%, and...

Why Icahn Enterprises, ExOne, and Interactive Brokers Jumped Today

After yesterday's impressive recovery, the stock market kept plowing forward Wednesday, with major-market benchmarks gaining 1%...

Should I Diversify Away From Mutual Funds?

In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader...

Abbott Labs Earnings: Still Marking Time

Like many other large med-tech companies, Abbott Labs remains an exercise in frustration right now. There are pressures throughout most of...

Delta Air Lines Keeps Soaring; the Dow Rallies 162 Points on Fed Remarks

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, who assumed leadership at the U.S. central bank in February, has made one thing crystal...

Why Zogenix, ImmunoGen, and voxeljet Are Today's 3 Best Stocks

If you haven't noticed, earnings season is starting to kick into full swing, and investors apparently like what they're seeing thus far, with...

Here's What This $4.5 Billion Market-Beater Has Been Buying

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

Will Higher Domestic Prices Squeeze Petrobras' Profits?

Brazilian oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro, better known as Petrobras , is facing a new domestic challenge. Local consumer inflation accelerated...

Another Gold Miner Joins the Bidding Drama

Sometimes reading corporate news can be more interesting than reading an exciting thriller. This is surely the case with the bid war...

Fundamentally, Southern Copper Corp Is Promising

The copper market is uneasy. Prices are falling, and worries about China's slowdown continue. In the midst of this instability, it is...

4 Great Dividend-Paying Stocks

In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader...

Will Chesapeake Energy Corporation Meet Its First Quarter Goals?

During the first quarter of 2014, the oil and gas market heated up. Despite these developments, shares of Chesapeake Energy didn't perform...