A Sears Bankruptcy May Be Imminent

AFTER 125 YEARS OF operation, Sears Holdings Corp (Nasdaq: SHLD) may finally be throwing in the towel. CNBC is reporting that sources familiar with the matter say Sears is in talks to secure bankruptcy financing, an eventuality that most Wall Street analysts have seen coming for years.


Pixel 3 Is Google’s Answer to Apple

LESS THAN A MONTH AFTER Apple unveiled its new family of iPhones, Alphabet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) subsidiary Google debuted its new Pixel 3 phone on Tuesday. Analysts say Apple and Google operating systems will likely continue to dominate the global smartphone market, and the Pixel 3 could be an under-the-radar contributor to Google’s “Other” segment revenue.


Top Momentum Stocks From 9 Sectors

The nine-year-old bull market in U.S. stocks has been dominated by growth and momentum plays, such as the popular FAANG group of stocks. These momentum stocks have significantly outperformed value stocks, and Oppenheimer analyst Ari Wald says there’s no reason for investors to be fearful of momentum stocks just because stock prices are near all-time highs. After…

PepsiCo Could Have a Difficult 2019

IN FORMER CEO INDRA Nooyi’s final quarter with the company, PepsiCo, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP) exceeded earnings expectations and reported a return to organic revenue growth in its North American beverage business. However, PEP stock dropped following the report on concerns over the company’s shrinking margins, and analysts are concerned that new CEO Ramon Laguarta could see 2019 as a…

7 Great Ways to Buy Defense Stocks

U.S. investors have been uneasy in 2018 as the international trade war escalated. But while investors consider how to play defense with their portfolios, Morningstar analyst Chris Higgins says it may be a good time to consider buying defense industry stocks, especially after the November midterm elections. The Trump administration has made defense and infrastructure spending…

8 of the Best U.S. Online Retail Stocks

The downfall of American stalwarts like Sears Holding Corp. (ticker: SHLD), J.C. Penney Co. (JCP), Toys R Us and others has made it obvious that a major shift is taking place in the retail world. Most successful modern retail companies must have an online sales presence to survive. Some companies have been quick to embrace the…

Will a New CEO Help GE Stock?

ON MONDAY MORNING, General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) announced it is replacing its CEO, taking a $23 billion charge related to its power business and cutting its full-year earnings guidance. Investors took GE’s transparency and aggressive management change as good news, but analysts say the company will have to demonstrate that its new strategies can stabilize or grow…