Stock market investors have made some big gains in the past year, but keeping those big gains in perspective is a critical part of avoiding one of the major psychological market traps.
This week, Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) announced a new CEO compensation plan tying the financial fortunes of charismatic leader Elon Musk to key financial targets for Tesla over the next decade. Tesla must now hit those targets or Musk works for free, but one particular target matters the most.
Everyone on Wall Street has been trying to get a feel for the type of iPhone numbers Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) will announce when it reports its fiscal first-quarter earnings on Feb 1. After taking a deep dive into Apple’s international supply chain, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi, Jr. says it’s not the first quarter investors need to worry…
Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) stock began coming back to earth on Wednesday after it spiked as much as 16 percent the day before amid continuing rumors of a buyout from competitor Hasbro (HAS).
General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) reported yet another earnings miss on Wednesday morning, but GE stock continued its bounce off of multi-year lows after 2018 guidance came in above expectations.
Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) stumbled out of the gate in 2018 after the company disclosed two major security vulnerabilities earlier this month. Intel is reporting its fourth-quarter earnings on Jan. 25, and investors will be watching closely for commentary on the potential long-term implications of the Spectre and Meltdown bugs.
Starbucks Corporation (Nasdaq: SBUX) stock has been on quite a run since its last earnings report in October. Expectations are high ahead of the coffee giant’s fiscal first quarter earnings report expected Jan, 25, but analysts say Starbucks will deliver solid numbers and even more upside for investors.
Tesla Inc (TSLA) shares traded higher on Tuesday after CEO Elon Musk tied his paycheck directly to the long-term performance of Tesla stock.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) followed a 3 percent gain on Monday with another 1 percent gain Tuesday morning after the company reported a fourth-quarter revenue beat and said tax reform could add up to $4 billion to its operating cash flow this year.
Bitcoin investors are excited about the potential disruptive force that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology be in the global payments industry. Unfortunately, that disruptive potential doesn’t necessarily make bitcoin a safe bet for long-term investors.
One of the biggest questions of 2018 for Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) and its investors is where the company will choose to locate its second headquarters. Last week, Amazon narrowed down its list of possible locations to just 20 cities, but GBH Insights head of technology research Daniel Ives says Atlanta is at the top of the list.