PepsiCo Stock Pops on Solid Earnings

PepsiCo, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP) exceeded expectations on Tuesday morning when it reported its second-quarter earnings. PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay snack business was again the shining star in the quarter, but analysts say the North American beverage business also seems to finally be improving as well.

Would an Amazon-Snap Partnership Work?

Snap, Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) stock sprung to life on Monday after a report by TechCrunch revealed a potential new partnership with (AMZN). According to the report, there is a description of a feature called “Visual Search” buried in Snapchat’s Android App code, and investors are speculating the new feature could be a big hit.

PayPal Is Going On a Spending Spree

PayPal Holdings Inc (Nasdaq: PYPL) made a big splash earlier this year when it paid $2.2 billion for Swedish payment company iZettle. However, PayPal says it is planning to continue to commit $3 billion per year to mergers and acquisitions, and analysts say M&A will be a key part of PayPal’s growth and international expansion.

Apple Investors Fear a Trade War

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock is down nearly 4 percent in the past month as President Donald Trump has elevated his trade war with China, one of Apple’s largest customers. About 20 percent of Apple’s revenue comes from China, but analysts say investors should maintain a long-term perspective when it comes to the trade war.

Bitcoin Price Could Triple In 6 Months

Bitcoin investors hoping for a repeat of 2017’s huge gains have been disappointed up to this point in 2018, as prices have tumbled more than 50 percent year-to-date. However, one of the biggest bitcoin bulls on Wall Street isn’t yet giving up on his bold prediction that bitcoin prices could finish the year at an all-time…

The Trade War Will Squeeze Ford Stock

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and other auto stocks traded higher on Thursday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she is open to the idea of reducing tariffs on U.S. auto imports. For now, trade tensions seem to be softening between the U.S. and Europe, but analysts say Ford investors should be more worried about the U.S.…

Why Facebook Is a Must-Own Stock

Negative headlines about Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) data security dominated the Facebook news cycle so far this year. However, Facebook’s underlying advertising business is booming, and analysts say FB stock is the best play on the explosive growth in mobile internet usage.

Is This the Next NFLX Premium Service?

Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) is reportedly testing a new premium tier called Ultra in Europe. If Netflix chooses to eventually expand the new tier globally, it could potentially provide a meaningful boost to the company’s margins and revenue.

Exxon Is the Best When Oil Goes Higher

WTI crude oil prices reached another milestone in the recovery of the global oil market this week, trading above $75 per barrel for the first time since 2014. Oil majors are loving the impact higher oil prices have on margins, but analysts say Exxon Mobil Corporation(NYSE: XOM) stock investors may have the most to gain from rising…

Tesla Bulls Are Getting Uncomfortable

Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock dropped 9.3 percent this week after the company reported more disappointing production numbers in the second quarter. Tesla was six months late in hitting a key weekly Model 3 target, and analysts are now worried about the sustainability of Model 3 production and what it will take for Tesla to turn its…