Merger Madness: AT&T CEO Calls Out DOJ

Speaking at a news conference in reaction to a DOJ lawsuit seeking to block the $85B AT&T-Time Warner merger, AT&T (NYSE:T) CEO Randall Stephenson said “We’re surprised to be here, and candidly I’m a bit troubled by it.” The best legal...
Where Millennials Spend Money

Where Millennials Spend Money

Right now, most millennials are entering that period of uncertainty where they must stand on their own two feet. Mom and dad aren’t their sole providers anymore (for the most part). They’re settling into their careers and assuming adult responsibilities they used to...

List Of U.S. Presidents That Suffered Poor Mental Health

While many question President Donald Trump’s mental health today, it isn’t the first time officials have questioned a leader’s mental fitness for the job. Nearly half of past U.S. presidents likely struggled with mental illness throughout their lives — many while in...

Best Selling Cars Last Month

We follow automobile stocks pretty closely. In this column we take a look at the best selling cars from last month. What we find to be most interesting is that there are more American models to crack the top 10 than there have been lately, and the takeover of American...

Amazon Go: Cashierless Stores Are Coming

For the past year,  Amazon employees have been test driving Amazon Go, an experimental convenience store in downtown Seattle. The idea is to let consumers walk in, pick up items and then pay for them without ever standing in line at a cashier. Amazon is vague on the...

Big GM Electric Car Push

General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday at a speech. Her plans represent a direct...

New Digital Pill Approved By FDA

What an incredible breakthrough. We have learned that Federal U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare...
Black Friday Deals Price Wars Begin

Black Friday Deals Price Wars Begin

Black Friday Deals price wars are underway. The latest news is from eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) with its pledge to match the prices on select deals from Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS), Macy’s (NYSE:M) and J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP).eBay is trying to one-up...

OPEC Oil Demand Outlook Raised

OPEC frequently discusses its view on oil demand. Well, the OPEC oil demand outlook was just raised: In fact, OPEC sharply raised its 2018 demand forecast by 400K bbl/day from last month’s outlook to 33.4M bbl/day, ahead of the cartel’s scheduled Nov. 30...

Key Stocks For Next Week To Watch

Below is a litany of information related to certain key stocks you should be watching, and why. Key stocks and their events are scheduled for these companies and are listed below next week: Key earnings reports next week Key Stocks-Notable earnings reports: Tyson...

Broadcom Qualcomm Buyout: Our View.

It’s a great move, Broadcom (AVGO) buying Qualcomm (QCOM), unless Apple (AAPL) stops using their products in the future. Overall Broadcom is picking up a quality asset for a 28% premium. We had talked a bit about the results and possibilities during earnings....
HEARD: NFL Protests OFFICIALLY Hurting Advertisers

HEARD: NFL Protests OFFICIALLY Hurting Advertisers

Time for the NFL, the players, and it’s owners to do something. Forget about whether you agree or disagree with why the protests are happening. It is crushing American businesses, many of which average Americans are invest in through their modest 401ks and other...
CVS Buying Aetna? Experts Weigh In

CVS Buying Aetna? Experts Weigh In

Speculation that CVS Health Corp may be making a play to buy Aetna Inc yesterday followed hot on the heels of report that Amazon Inc. had received pharmacy-wholesaler licenses in a dozen states. While a pharmacy acquiring a health insurer may be an unusual step,...
Short List For New Yankee Manager

Short List For New Yankee Manager

What a day in New York folks. By now you have certainly read our coverage of Joe Girardi, who may have guided the 2017 Yankees to Game 7 of the ALCS, is now out as the New York Yankee manager. Girardi was the Yankee manager for 10 seasons between 2008 and 2017, and...
BREAKING: Joe Girardi OUT as Yankees Manager

BREAKING: Joe Girardi OUT as Yankees Manager

BREAKING: Yankees manager Joe Girardi will not be returning to the team next season. A terrible loss for the team and the city and leaving many questions unanswered. Girardi led the Yankees to the World Series in 2009, and took them within one game of returning this...
McDonalds Earnings: Here is The Key

McDonalds Earnings: Here is The Key

McDonald’s (MCD) has just reported earnings. The global fast food chain stock has delivered over the last two years, and looks set to move higher after putting out its results. The key to the quarter and to future performance? Franchising. Franchising eliminates...
Yankees Astros Game 6: What You Need To Know

Yankees Astros Game 6: What You Need To Know

It is GAME NIGHT BABY. Led by shutdown starting pitching and relentless offense, the Yankees have seized control of the American League Championship Series. And they will get two shots at winning the 41st pennant in franchise history, beginning with Game 6 Friday...
Is The Niger Ambush Trump’s Benghazi?

Is The Niger Ambush Trump’s Benghazi?

Benghazi was a National Tragedy, but the Niger Ambush is quickly becoming equally as controversial. Today, Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on Thursday he may consider issuing a subpoena because the White House has not been...
BREAKING: The NFL Caves To Protestors

BREAKING: The NFL Caves To Protestors

Advertisers will be PISSED. Not because of protests, but because attendance AND viewership has declined at an astronomical rate. The NFL, it seems, has just sealed its fate. What do we mean? It turns out that the NFL will NOT be changing its national anthem policy to...
Trump To EPA: Biofuels Will Stay

Trump To EPA: Biofuels Will Stay

Score one for the environment? Score one for the midwestern state economies. In a move that should keep both liberals and conservatives happy, Trump directed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to back off any changes that would dilute a federal mandate for biofuel use,...
Snap Olympics Coverage Coming To Your Phone

Snap Olympics Coverage Coming To Your Phone

Are you a Snap user? Well get ready, because Snap Olympics is coming your way. Discovery Communications’ Eurosport and Snap, Inc have entered a strategic advertising and content agreement that will bring Snapchat users coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in...
Senators Make Bipartisan Deal to Fix Obamacare

Senators Make Bipartisan Deal to Fix Obamacare

Could it be? Two U.S. senators on Tuesday announced a bipartisan breakthrough to shore up Obamacare, an agreement that would revive federal subsidies for health insurers, and President Donald Trump voiced support for the deal. The agreement worked out by Republican...
California Wildfires A National Tragedy Costing Billions

California Wildfires A National Tragedy Costing Billions

Dozens dead. Hundreds missing. Countless homes and businesses lost. Infrastructure damage that is unparalleled in the state’s history of wildfires. Search-and-rescue teams in Northern California will continue to comb through burned homes for hundreds of people...
NFL Protests: League Back Peddles, Protests May Never End

NFL Protests: League Back Peddles, Protests May Never End

Despite empty stadiums and millions of dollars being lost, the NFL decided it will weigh the fervor of players who protest racism by kneeling for the national anthem against the anger of U.S. President Donald Trump at their two-day autumn meeting beginning on Tuesday...
Google Makes Big Gmail Changes

Google Makes Big Gmail Changes

Are you a Gmail user? Alphabet’s Google Inc said on Tuesday that it would roll out an advanced Gmail protection program in order to provide stronger security for some users such as government officials and journalists who are at a higher risk of being targeted by...
Oil Spikes On Iraq Tensions, Markets Move

Oil Spikes On Iraq Tensions, Markets Move

Oil prices held firm on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares look set to extend their bull run on optimism about upcoming earnings. Short-term U.S. bond yields and interest rates...

Banning Bitcoin

Banning Bitcoin? Governments can do it. Banning Bitcoin is a way to control crime and stop the black market. At least these are the excuses given. Our colleague Melwin Philip offers an analysis. “Since China banned ICO’s and closed down some of its crypto...
California Wildfires Worst EVER, Here’s Why

California Wildfires Worst EVER, Here’s Why

California Wildfires happen. But this is THE WORST EVER. Death, destruction, missing persons, bankruptcies and more. It’s a national tragedy. The fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as...
Trump wants NFL Tax Penalty

Trump wants NFL Tax Penalty

The downfall of the NFL continues as it deals with protests, drug abuse, mishandling of domestic and sexual assault, among other things. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for changes to U.S. tax law affecting the National Football League, fueling a feud with...
EMERGENCY: People Dying In California Wildfires

EMERGENCY: People Dying In California Wildfires

A spate of wildfires fanned by strong winds swept through northern California’s wine country on Monday, leaving at least 10 people dead, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses and chasing some 20,000 people from their dwellings. Governor Jerry Brown declared a...
Iran Just Threatened President Trump, US Military

Iran Just Threatened President Trump, US Military

NOT GOOD. Last week we covered how President Trump would decertify the Obama era Iranian nuclear deal. We also discussed how some of Iran’s defenses could be labelled as terrorist for their operations. Iran has now threatens the United States against designating...
ACLU Comes After Trump Administration

ACLU Comes After Trump Administration

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. The American Civil Liberties Union, or the ACLU, has had enough. They are suing the Trump administration over its decision to roll back requirements under Obamacare that employers provide insurance to cover women’s birth control. The ACLU lawsuit,...
President Trump Will Decertify Obama Era Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump Will Decertify Obama Era Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump is expected to decertify Iran nuclear deal, official says.President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a...
Las Vegas Shooter Stockpiled Weapons For Decades

Las Vegas Shooter Stockpiled Weapons For Decades

Las Vegas gunman stockpiled weapons over decades and evidently planned attack. The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history stockpiled weapons and ammunition over decades, and meticulously planned the...
Yankees Twins WildCard Dazzler

Yankees Twins WildCard Dazzler

The Yankees And Twins WildCard was a dazzler. Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rugged start and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason win in five years. Gregorius’ three-run homer tied the score after Minnesota...
Cal-Maine Foods And Egg Prices

Cal-Maine Foods And Egg Prices

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) has just reported its earnings and we will discuss the results and outlook for the name in this column. Remember that this stock has fallen from grace since we said we were walking on eggshells. We recommended taking some profits after...
NFL Ratings Continue To Plummet

NFL Ratings Continue To Plummet

The National Football League is continuing a steady decline in audience, with its fourth week of games having the smallest audience on a weekend when some conservatives called for a boycott because some of its players used the national anthem to protest against police...