business-and-finance

When Internet Growth Collapses

Any investor knows that the Internet means growth potential. Growth potential, after all, is why many Internet stocks have confounding...

Will A Bet on This Gambling Giant Pay Off?


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Owning property at the corporate level can be both a blessing and a curse. It ensures control...

Facebook Inc.'s eCommerce Interest Is Nice but Not Game-Changing

There's never a shortage of rumors swirling around Facebook . And after multiple acquisitions, a couple of which were outside Facebook's...

Yum! Brands Wants KFC to Be Your Prom Date

Source: KFC.

For all the problems its KFC chicken chain is experiencing in domestic and international markets, at least Yum!...

Diversification or "Diworsification"?

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...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. Feeling Sovaldi Pressure From All Sides

One of the sparks that ignited the recent biotech sell-off was the backlash over the cost of Gilead Sciences'  highly effective hepatitis C...

2 Reasons Why Merck & Co. Is Crushing the Dow

The Dow Jones Industrials  has finally lost some steam this year after its record-breaking gains in 2013. Specifically, the Dow Jones is...

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...

St. Jude Medical Inc.: In-Line Is Just Not Good Enough

It's hard to call it a bad thing when Wall Street likes a stock, but rising expectations can create problems of their own. St. Jude Medical ...

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...

For Twitter Inc., the Advertising Binge Has Barely Started

Twitter isn't willing to accept that its platform doesn't work for some advertisers. Soon, the microblogger will test new formats to...

Why Jordan Spieth's Masters Performance Made Under Armour Happy

The Masters taught us three things. Lefties, like Bubba Watson, have a distinct advantage over righties on the majestic course (winning six...

Diageo Overpays for World Whisky Domination

Source: United Spirits.

Parsimony may have cost Diageo  the chance to control the largest distiller in the world's largest whisky...

5 Reasons Why Starbucks Should Buy SodaStream

Source: SodaStream.

Shares of SodaStream popped higher today after a report out of Israel suggests that a major beverage company is...

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...

Drone Wars: The Companies You Need to Watch

Source: Washington Post

Once thought to be the stuff of science fiction, drones have become a sought-after resource used by...

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...