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Yahoo!: Alibaba FYQ1 Growth Removes Bearish Scenarios, Says Cantor

Cantor Fitzgerald‘s Youssef Squali today reiterates a Buy rating on shares of Yahoo! (YHOO), and a $39 price target, following a step-up in revenue growth reported this morning by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding for its fiscal Q1 ended in June. Alibaba has filed to go public in the U.S.. Yahoo! has a 24% stake [...]

Is It Time to Buy iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI)?

China's economy has outperformed nearly all industrialized nations over the past decade. But can it continue to do so?

Pinterest Images that Receive the Best Engagement

Pinterest can be a powerful marketing tool, particularly for visual brands. But there are some types of images that lead to more engagement, clicks, and purchases than others. An infographic released by Ripen Ecommerce outlines some of the most successful types of images on the site. Show More Summary

Is It Time to Buy ConAgra Foods, Inc. Stock?

ConAgra is suffering some operational challenges, but its modest valuation and strong dividend could make now a good time to buy.

iPhone Creates Demand for Cosmetic Surgery: FaceTime Facelift

Robert K. Sigal, a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Washington, DC-area plastic surgery practice The Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery, is seeing firsthand technology’s direct effect on the demand for plastic surgery. “Patients...Show More Summary

After Bouncing Back From A Horrible Quarter, What's Next For DSW?

By Leigh Drogen: DSW (NYSE:DSW) beat Wall Street earnings expectations by a wide margin on Tuesday, and to many investors, it came as a shock. Shares of DSW had been trading just shy of $30, only two thirds of their 52 week high ($47.55). Show More Summary

Federal Debt: All You Need to Know in Three Minutes

David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, helps you understand both the short-term and the long-term picture of the federal debt.

Video: The Quest for Free (Groceries)

I know that the stores get reimbursed and all, but is this ethical? More here.

Altria And Lorillard Are 2 Top Picks For Income Investors

By Anthony Parsons: For income investors, a good thing to do is to constantly seek out companies that pay generous dividends. Equally important along with doing that is to find companies that have the ability not only to maintain their dividends, but also that can consistently increase their dividends over the years. Show More Summary

How Secure Is BB10 And Does It Matter?

By DiAn Zhu: BlackBerry's competitive edge in the corporate mobile industry is eroding: the new partnership between Apple and IBM, Samsung's entry into mobile security, along with AirWatch, MobileIron, and Good Technology's rise in the Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) industry is squeezing BlackBerry's future potential. Show More Summary

Bucking the Trend Hasn't Paid

Brian Shannon's Alphatrends shares the wisdom of the market daily...whether markets are innocent or guilty, indecisive, have higher highs and low or the reverse. Our job is to decipher the obvious and having made our initial choice accept whether the market agrees. Show More Summary

The Opportunity Is Now For Kindred Biosciences

By Mrs. BullBear: As is often the case in the pharmaceutical sector, the biggest gains and losses usually come after the results of clinical trials, and this holds true for Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN) -- a firm that specializes in veterinary medicine. Show More Summary

Pandora’s smart radio service gets a Google Glass app

While the majority of tech geeks don’t have access to Google’s smart eyewear Google Glass, it’s nice to know plenty of popular services are already jumping on board. The latest example is a new Glasswear app from streaming music service Pandora, which made its debut today as the result of a company-wide three-day hackathon. What […]

Intel Tablet Ambition Sidetracked by Chromebook, Says Raymond James

Raymond James chip analyst Hans Mosesmann this afternoon reflects on a story this morning in DigiTimes by Monica Chen and Joseph Tsai claiming Intel (INTC) is more and more selling into low-end notebooks. The article claims that so-called entry-level notebook computers will come to make up 60% to 70% of all Intel’s notebook chip sales, up from [...]

Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF, An Undiscovered Value

By Reuben Sushman: Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (NYSEARCA:SHYD) is an attractive ETF with a reasonable yield and short duration. It is truly "under the radar", and we only discovered it after one of our readers brought it to our attention. Show More Summary

Apple, Inc.'s iPad Pro Launch Could Be Closer Than You Think

Investors have been hearing about a possible iPad Pro for nearly a year. Bloomberg reports that Apple could launch the larger tablet in early 2015.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Frugal Fun With Friendsl! Learn about saving on a night out with...Show More Summary

Can You Live Off Of Dividend Growth Income In Retirement?

By Doug Carey, CFA: I recently had a prospective client come to me with an interesting case. He and his wife have $800,000 saved, half of which is in an IRA. He and his wife are both currently 45 years old. They want to retire by age 58 and they never want to worry about the principal. Show More Summary

National Bank of Canada's (NTIOF) CEO Louis Vachon on Q3 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

By SA Transcripts: National Bank of Canada (OTCPK:NTIOF) Q3 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 27, 2014 1:00 PM ET Executives Hélène Baril – Senior Director-Investor Relations Jean Dagenais – Senior Vice-President, Finance, Taxation,...Show More Summary

The Right Time To Buy Orchid Island Capital

By Tom Dorsey: Orchid Island Capital Inc (AMEX: ORC) went ex-dividend on August 22, 2014 and will pay the $0.18 dividend on August 29. I like Orchid Island Capital as a stock that pays a monthly dividend and yield near 15%. Regardless if you take the cash payout or reinvest the dividends, you are making a great investment. Show More Summary

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