Investors Cheer Ford’s Innovative New CEO

Ford Motor Co. (ticker: F) shares traded higher by more than 1.3 percent on Monday morning after the company announced it would replace CEO Mark Fields with the head of its autonomous vehicles department, Jim Hackett. Ford and its investors are hoping Hackett can turn around Ford’s slumping profits and pave the way to a…

Target’s Turnaround Has Liftoff

Target Corporation (ticker: TGT) provided U.S. retail investors with a rare bit of good news this earnings season when the company reported impressive earnings, topping Wall Street expectations for first-quarter earnings, revenue and same-store sales. Management also says it is committed to investing $7 billion in re-shaping the business over the next three years.