economy

Will Apple and Google Join the Tech Free Fall?

In case you didn't know it there has been an exodus from tech and biotech stocks so far in 2014. Since January 1, the tech-heavy NASDAQ...

Why Shares of hhgregg, Inc. Dropped

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...

Will Today's Earnings Send the Dow Jones Industrials to New Record Highs?

The Dow Jones Industrials jumped 89 points on Tuesday, but the most notable thing about the Dow's movements was that the...

Why Pep Boys, Brink's, and Safeway Tumbled Today

Tuesday was a day of wild swings for the stock market, with triple-digit moves in both directions finally settling out to...

Why PetSmart, Inc., Wynn Resorts Ltd., and First Solar, Inc. Are Today's 3 Worst Stocks

Around lunchtime today, the stock market was dropping like a rock, threatening to resume a sell-off that left investors fearing...

Stocks to Watch Now: Amazon.com and Berkshire Hathaway

In this segment from Tuesday's Investor Beat, Motley Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Mike Olsen each discuss one stock popping up on their...

How General Motors Company Will Boost the 2015 Chevy Cruze

Hoping to keep sales strong for another few years, General Motors is unveiling a refreshed version of the Chevrolet Cruze in New...

Why I'm Investing in Robotics Today, and How It Could Be a Big Mistake

Google's acquisitions of several robotics companies have been making a lot of headlines recently, which has led to some incredible...

Why Millions of Americans Will Be Happy If Russia Invades Ukraine


Russian military vehicles on parade in 2010. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Earlier this week, I came across the following...

A Time-Tested Way to Profit in a "Rigged" Market

Is the market rigged? While it's an interesting question, it might not ultimately matter. Even in a rigged market, history has shown that...

Why FX Energy, Conn's, and Twitter Are Today's 3 Best Stocks

Investors' skittishness continues on Wall Street today with the S&P 500 vacillating wildly (a 28-point daily range) between positive and...

Taser's Big New London Deal

Taser International stock is up over 1.5% today, after announcing a deal with the London Police Department to roll out a trial number...

CSX Corporation's First-Quarter Earnings Fall, but 2014 Growth Expected

Railroad traffic picked up slightly in the first quarter and that resulted in better-than-expected earnings for railroad operator CSX...

Exploring for Oil Within Iraq Is a Risky Business, but Will It Pay Off?

The autonomous region of Kurdistan within Iraq could be a gold mine for international oil and gas companies such as Chevron , Total , and ...

Pep Boys Hits a Bump in the Road

Auto maintenance and merchandise chain Pep Boys took a tremendous hit during Tuesday's trading on the back of a challenging earnings report....

Inflation Remains No Threat as the Dow Bounces Back

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrials made its best argument for why the five-year bull market could be far from over,...

Why is Conn's Trading Higher?

Source: Wikimedia Commons by Conn's Inc. 

Conn's is trading higher by over 9% today on heavy volume after two company insiders disclosed...

Meet The Newest 3-D Printing Competitor to Stratasys, Ltd. and 3D Systems Corporation

At the Inside 3D Printing Conference in New York City, XYZprinting introduced the da Vinci 2.1, a fully loaded consumer-oriented 3-D printer...