Last year was certainly a good year for the U.S. stock market. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY 0.01% finished 2016 up 11.2 percent on the year. However, as happy as U.S. investors were in 2016, stocks in other countries performed even better.
BuzzFeed has come under fire for publishing unverified documents that appear to indicate the Russian government had been supporting Donald Trump’s presidential run and attempting to gain compromising information on Trump. The documents reportedly came from a British intelligence operative.
As shares of online lending marketplace stock Lendingtree Inc TREE 0.9% have climbed 220 percent in the past three years, the number of traders betting against the stock has exploded 2,300 percent. Ironically. all of these short sellers may be the cause of the stock’s recent resiliency and the reason why positive news could send…
There are always volatile stocks in the market. However, in recent months, a handful of big board-listed stocks have generated the kind of trading volatility typically reserved for penny stocks.
EnteroMedics Inc ETRM 6.32% is logging another huge 50 percent gain on Tuesday, reading as high as $30.41 on the day. PreMarket Prep hosts Joel Elconin and Dennis Dick discussed the microcap medical devices stock on Tuesday morning’s show.
Facebook Inc FB 0.5% has come under fire in recent days after four suspects were arrested in connection with kidnapping and torturing an 18-year-old teen. What does that have to do with Facebook? The entire horrific scene was broadcast on Facebook Live, and it’s not the first time criminals have used social media as a…
Walt Disney Co DIS 0.77%’s latest installment of the Star Wars series, “Rogue One,” is off to a disappointing start in international markets. In a new report, Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible runs through “Rogue One’s” box office numbers from around the globe.
On Tuesday, General Motors Company GM 1.12% said it expects 2017 diluted EPS guidance to increase to $6.00-$6.50, higher than the $5.83 average analysts had expected. In addition, the company expects to maintain or improve EBIT-adjusted margins in the coming year.
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc SRPT 1.46% shares are up more than 23 percent on Tuesday after the company reported positive numbers on recently-approved Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) drug Exondys 51 at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc VRX 2.43% shares were seen soaring 9.3 percent on Tuesday after the company announced the sale of $2.1 billion in assets to raise money to pay down the company’s staggering $30 billion debt load.