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8:49 a.m. Today - By Philip van Doorn
Here are 25 Dividend Aristocrat stocks screened for ‘quality’ This list is pared based on the advice of Matthew Page and Ian Mortimer of Guinness Atkinson Asset ManagementThis list is pared based on the advice of Matthew Page and Ian Mortimer of Guinness Atkinson Asset Management.
8:20 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
What Apple, Walmart and other U.S. companies are saying about the coronavirus outbreak Coronavirus is becoming a dominant theme in earnings releases and on companies’ conference calls as investors seek to gauge its impact on corporate resultsThe new coronavirus that was first identified late last year in Wuhan, China, is becoming a dominant theme in the earnings releases and conference calls of S&P 500 companies as investors press for answers on how it will impact their business.
6:59 a.m. Today - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a tandem breakout attempt: S&P 500, Nasdaq tag latest record highs Focus: Gold miners clear key trendline, Silver’s strong-volume breakout, GDX, SLV, PAAS, WMT, PCRX, TXTU.S. stocks are higher early Wednesday, rising after a solid batch of economic data and ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has edged to its latest record high, while the Nasdaq Composite has broken out more decisively, placing the marquee 10,000 mark increasingly within view.
5:04 a.m. Today - By Dr. Marty Makary
This woman was charged $143,396.66 for a breast biopsy — here’s how to improve medical billing transparency A doctor’s prescription to save patients money, grief and sticker shockA doctor’s prescription to save patients money, grief and sticker shock.
1:52 a.m. Today - By Philip van Doorn
Health-care stocks hinge on presidential politics — and they’re now looking favorable Investors have become more comfortable with the likes of UnitedHealth as Elizabeth Warren’s political fortunes have souredInvestors have become more comfortable with the likes of UnitedHealth as Elizabeth Warren’s political fortunes have soured.
10:00 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
Health care stocks’ rise as analyst sees Bernie Sanders as ‘unelectable,’ Elizabeth Warren ‘fading’ Deutsche Bank boosts stock price targets on several MCOs; ‘muddled’ Democratic race seen as reducing political riskShares of several health care companies rose Tuesday, to buck the broader stock market selloff, after Deutsche Bank analyst George Hill said the “muddled” race for the Democratic nominee suggests the political threats to health-care reform are fading.
7:39 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 digests break to record territory Focus: Gold tags six-year highs amid safe-haven trade, GLD, AKAM, NDAQ, AAL, MNSTTechnically speaking, the S&P 500 has staged a thus far orderly pullback from record highs, though the downturn is worth tracking for potential acceleration, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:02 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 digests break to record territory Focus: Gold tags six-year highs amid safe-haven trade, GLD, AKAM, NDAQ, AAL, MNSTTechnically speaking, U.S. stocks are starting the week on the defensive, pressured amid heightened coronavirus concerns fueled partly by Apple, Inc.’s revenue warning. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark has staged a thus far orderly pullback from its latest record close. Though limited damage has been inflicted, the downturn is worth tracking for potential acceleration.
4:16 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - By Max A. Cherney
From cash to ash: Pot companies have just months to live on average, study finds Largest Canadian weed companies have about six and a half months of cash, U.S. counterparts have about 14 months of ‘available liquidity,’ according to an analysisThe largest Canadian marijuana companies have less than a year’s worth of cash left on average, according to a new study.
4:15 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Canopy’s stock roars higher after better-than-expected earnings, sparks broad rally in cannabis sector Report is a ‘beacon of hope’ for the beaten-down sector, says MKM analyst Bill KirkCanopy Growth stock roared higher Friday and sparked a broad rally among cannabis stocks, after a better-than-expected earnings report bolstered sentiment on the beaten-down sector.
4:12 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - By Katie Marriner
Not one S&P 500 CEO is donating to Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren Democratic presidential hopefuls Klobuchar, Buttigieg and Biden each get money from at least five S&P chief executivesWhile the moderate 2020 Democrats finished behind Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire, presidential hopefuls Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden are winning over S&P 500 CEOs, as the execs vote for them with their wallets.
11:57 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
S&P 500 and Nasdaq end week at records as investors weigh economic health, coronavirusThe S&P 500 and the Nasdaq on Friday closed at an all-time high, capping a week that had produced a decided uptrend as investors parsed a round of corporate results, economic data and the spread of COVID-19. All three benchmarks, however finished the week solidly higher. The S&P 500 gained 6.22 points, 0.2%, to close at 3,380.16, a record. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed 19.21 points, 0.2%, also at a record at 9,731.18. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished 25.23 points, or 0.1%, down to end at 29,398.08. On the day, investors weighed slightly sluggish retail-sales growth in January against relatively upbeat corporate earnings, even as companies like Expedia warned on the impact of the viral outbreak that reportedly originated in Wuhan, China last year. For the week, the Dow gained 1%, the S&P 500 was up 1.6%, and the Nasdaq gained 2.2%.
11:40 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
S&P 500 and Nasdaq end at records to end week, amid signs of soft retail sales, coronavirus spread Retail sales gains were muted in January and industrial production declined but consumer confidence was near a 15-year high in early FebruaryThe Nasdaq and S&P 500 finish at records Friday, after bouncing between small gains and losses, as investors parse mixed data on the strength of the U.S. consumer and monitored the spread of COVID-19 in China.
8:25 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Coronavirus update: 1,383 deaths, more than 63,000 sickened, Expedia predicts impact beyond Q1 Expedia Group Inc. expects a $30 million to $40 million impact on adjusted EBITDA in the first quarter as a result of the outbreakThere are more than 63,000 cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that was first identified in December in Wuhan, China, and 1,383 deaths, according to the World Health Organization.
11:12 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Stocks close lower amid rise in coronavirus outbreakU.S. stocks retreated from records on Thursday, albeit after paring losses, following a change in China's methodology of the COVID-19. The S&P 500 fell 0.2% to end around 3,374. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 128 points, or 0.4%, to end near 29,423, based on preliminary numbers. The Nasdaq Composite edged 0.1% down to around 9,712. All three major equity benchmarks finished at records on Wednesday. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq snapped a three-day winning streak. Investors balanced the broadly bullish sentiment against rising uncertainty around the coronavirus that threatens to hit China's economy and spillover elsewhere. Chinese health officials changed their methodology on how they counted confirmed cases of the coronavirus, resulting in a sharp climb in the number of cases and deaths due to the disease. A growing number of companies including Alibaba are reporting a negative impact from the viral outbreak. In other corporate news, Cisco System Inc. shares fell 5.3% even after its second-quarter even after its second-quarter profit and revenue beat Wall Street expectations.
6:57 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bullish momentum persists, Nasdaq clears 20-day volatility bands Focus: Real estate sector takes flight, Health care sector challenges record highs, IYR, XLV, AMBA, V, SEDG, HOVTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks continue to trend higher, rising amid persistently muted February selling pressure. Against this backdrop, the Nasdaq Composite has registered a bullish two standard deviation breakout — clearing its 20-day volatility bands — while the S&P 500 has notched a record close across five of the prior six sessions.
6:18 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Janet Siroto
Thinking of a ‘green’ burial? This is what it’s really like The jarring realities of my friend’s green burialIt was an emotional wallop: What I learned about this new, but old, practice.
2:37 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
Health insurer stocks surge as Bernie Sanders’ primary win seen boosting Trump’s chances UnitedHealth shares shoot up into record territory, accounts for about one-third of the Dow’s rallyShares of health insurers charged higher Wednesday, as Bernie Sanders’ victory in the New Hampshire primary was seen as increasing the odds that President Trump will be re-elected, which Wall Street views as a positive for insurers, as well as the broader stock market.
11:33 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By William Watts
Dow ends 275 points higher as stocks post another round of records Lyft shares decline on disappointment over profitability outlookU.S. stocks end solidly higher Wednesday, with the S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq all closing at records, buoyed by signs of a slowdown in the number of new cases of COVID-19 in China.
10:12 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Democrats’ primary battle shifts to Nevada, South Carolina as Biden maps a comeback Contest turns to more diverse states after Sanders captures New HampshireDemocrats’ presidential primary race is turning to Nevada and South Carolina, two states whose diverse populations could help shake up the contest after Bernie Sanders captured New Hampshire on Tuesday.
7:16 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting the approach of Dow 30,000 Focus: Semiconductor sector tags record close amid breakout attempt, SMH, ETN, LOW, ZBH, ESTCU.S. stocks are higher early Wednesday, rising amid easing virus-related concerns and generally market-friendly (uneventful) congressional testimony from the Federal Reserve Chairman. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has sustained its latest break to record territory, while the Dow industrials have ventured atop 29,500 for the first time on record. Dow 30,000 is increasingly within view.
6:03 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
UnitedHealth surges toward record as Bernie Sanders's New Hampshire win is seen as bolstering Trump's re-election chancesShares of health insurers surged in morning trading Wednesday, as the , who proposes Medicare for All, was seen as bolstering the chances that Donald Trump will win re-election. UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s stock shot up $12.13, or 4.2%, to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's gainers, putting it on track for a record close. The price gain was adding about 82 points to the Dow, which was up 191 points. Among other insurers, shares of Cigna Corp. rallied 4.0%, Anthem Inc. hiked up 4.6%, Humana Inc. climbed 4.0% and Centene Corp. advanced 4.4%. On Tuesday, Raymond James analysts wrote that a Sanders nomination or a contested Democratic convention " , and potentially even an all-Republican government," which they said would be good for the broader stock market.
3:24 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Big Tech keeps getting bigger, as antitrust inquiries continue to multiply Tech’s five biggest players made a combined $55.2 billion in net profit in the most recent quarter, more than 20% of entire S&P 500 net income, and represent nearly 20% of entire market’s value As they pile up astronomical profits and their market values balloon, tech giants are offering stark reminders of their growing dominance despite numerous investigations.
9:18 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Coronavirus update: 1,018 deaths, a new case in San Diego, 195 evacuees expected to leave quarantine WHO officials said “the first vaccine could be ready in 18 months.”A passenger who was repatriated from Wuhan, China, on a U.S. flight and has been in quarantine in San Diego is the latest individual in the U.S. to test positive for the coronavirus, according to media reports.
7:41 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-flag breakout, S&P 500 extends to record territory Focus: Industrials challenge record highs, Energy sector’s technical breakdown, IBM digests strong 2020 start XLI, XLE, IBM, LITE, TEAM, SHAKTechnically speaking, the S&P 500 has staged a bull-flag breakout, reaching record territory as the recent market volatility spike fades, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:03 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-flag breakout, S&P 500 extends to record territory Focus: Industrials challenge record highs, Energy sector’s technical breakdown, IBM digests strong 2020 start XLI, XLE, IBM, LITE, TEAM, SHAKTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have extended a sharp rally from well-defined support, rising as the recent market volatility spike continues to fade. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have reached record highs — previously uncharted territory — while the Dow industrials’ latest breakout attempt is currently underway.
6:23 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘We feel entitled to artificially inseminate a cow and steal her baby.’ Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar speech will be welcomed by America’s growing army of vegans Dairy milk sales have fallen by $1 billionDairy milk sales have fallen by $1 billion.
5:21 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By George Lorenzo
This is how the opioid epidemic is hurting senior citizens Unintended financial and health-related consequences appear in a recent surveyA recent survey indicates that more are caring for grandchildren because of parents’ abuse problems.
2:21 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Simon Property agrees to buy mall REIT Taubman in $3.6 billion deal ‘Simon is the best capitalized mall REIT and should ..realize synergies via its large platform and access to capital markets,’ says RBCSimon Property Group Inc. said Monday it has agreed to acquire mall real-estate investment trust Taubman Centers Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at about $3.6 billion, sending Taubman stock up 53%.
12:30 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
NMC Health shares slump as KKR rules out takeover bidNMC Health shares slumped nearly 15% as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts said it's not made a proposal to buy the Middle Eastern hospital operator and that it doesn't intend to make one. GK Investment Holding Group earlier on Tuesday had stated it's in the preliminary stages of considering a bid. NMC, a target of short-seller Muddy Waters, on Monday had said KKR and GK Investment had made "highly preliminary approaches."
12:38 p.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Looking for another Apple or Amazon? These stocks have one important thing in common with tech’s big winners The companies, including AMD, NextEra Energy and Vertex Pharmaceuticals, improved their pricing power as sales grew rapidlyThe companies, including AMD, NextEra Energy and Vertex Pharmaceuticals, improved their pricing power as sales grew rapidly.
11:43 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
S&P 500, Nasdaq close at records as investors look past coronavirus to solid corporate earnings Earnings season moves into final stretchU.S. stocks finished at fresh highs on Monday as Wall Street investors monitored developments around the spread of the coronavirus, while taking heart from solid fourth-quarter U.S. corporate earnings.
6:52 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 holds tightly to record highs Focus: Biotech sector stages bullish reversal, Costco challenges record territory, IBB, COST, LEN, PRGO, KODU.S. stocks are higher early Monday, rising as the recent market volatility spike continues to fade. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark continues to digest a strong February start, thus far drawing muted selling pressure near recent record highs.
1:49 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Aurora Cannabis stock slammed as analysts rush to cut price targets and re-up sell ratings Stock falls 14% after company announces exit of co-Founder and CEO, major job cuts and new impairment chargesU.S.-listed shares of Aurora Cannabis Inc. slid 14% Friday as investors digested a raft of bad news on the company, from the exit of its co-Founder and Chief Executive to major job cuts, fresh impairment charges and guidance signaling more losses ahead.
10:20 p.m. Feb. 9, 2020 - By Adriano Marchese
NMC Health confirms bid approaches from KKR & Co. and GK Investment Holding NMC Health PLC said Monday that it has received approaches from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and GK Investment Holding Group SA regarding possible offers for the company.
1:53 p.m. Feb. 8, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Coronavirus update: At least 724 deaths, WHO to send mission, American dies in China Foxconn plans to produce 2 million masks per day by the end of February as the WHO says there’s a shortageThere are now 34,822 confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide and at least 724 people have died, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO).
6:41 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a strong February start, S&P 500 digests slight break to record highs Focus: Financials challenge record territory, Twitter registers bullish island reversal, XLF, TWTR, CHD, TNDM, MNTAU.S. stocks are lower early Friday, pressured despite a better-than-expected monthly jobs report, as the major benchmarks digest an otherwise strong February start. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark has pulled in modestly from Thursday’s record close amid thus far orderly selling pressure.
2:36 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Casper Sleep stock climbs more than 20% in trading debut after it reins in expectations Casper lowered the price range and then priced its deal at the low end to raise less at a smaller valuation than originally plannedMattress and sleep accessories company started trading on the NYSE Thursday, and had to convince investors it’s not just another Uber, Lyft or gulp, WeWork.
10:14 a.m. Feb. 6, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Aurora Cannabis stock slides on report of plans to cut 10% of workforce News comes after Tilray said it will cut 10% of staff and as companies continue to rein in costs as cash piles shrinkAurora Cannabis shares slid 3.3% Thursday, after a report that the company is about to announce plans to lay off 10% of its workforce, becoming the latest company in the sector to move to cut costs.
7:12 a.m. Feb. 6, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bullish momentum broadens, S&P 500 breaks to record highs Focus: Crude-oil prices register dead-cat bounce, Apple presses uncharted territory, Boeing’s bullish reversal?, USO, AAPL, BA, BMRN, CTSHU.S. stocks are higher early Thursday, rising after China’s surprise move to reduce some U.S. import tariffs beginning Feb. 14. In the process, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have extended breaks to record territory, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is vying Thursday to surpass its record close (29,348).
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