Walmart Eyes Price Hikes From Tariffs

WITH THE S&P 500 INDEX up another 9.6 percent year-to-date, American investors have been able to mostly ignore the trade dispute between the U.S. and China up to this point. However, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) now says it may be forced to raise prices due to the tariffs, a decision that could potentially derail Walmart’s strong start to the…

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7 Blockchain Stocks Ahead of the Curve

Cryptocurrencies have been one of the more controversial topics on Wall Street in the past couple of years. However, technology experts say there’s no arguing the value of the blockchain infrastructure at the root of currencies like bitcoin. The innovative part of the complicated blockchain system is its reliance on distributed ledger technology to independently…

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Intel Stock Is Down, But Not Out

With Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) stock down 1 percent in 2018 and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) stock up more than 200 percent year-to-date, the market impact of Intel’s 10 nanometer chip delays is clear. But while Intel finds itself at a process disadvantage in the near term, some analysts say it’s only a matter of time before Intel…

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Twitter Stock Has a Big Problem

USER GROWTH HAS BEEN A constant struggle for Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) in recent years, but rising costs may be the company’s biggest hurdle. MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson reiterated his “sell” rating for TWTR stock and says investors may not fully appreciate the financial impact of intense regulatory scrutiny.

Sears Relief Rally May Be Short-Lived

Sears Holdings Corp (NYSE: SHLD) reported better-than-feared second-quarter numbers on Thursday afternoon but once again failed to demonstrate it has turned the corner and found a viable path to long-term sustainability. Analysts say it’s difficult to make a case to buy SHLD stock, and the company will likely continue to hemorrhage sales.

8 Hurricane Stocks Exposed to Florence

All eyes are on the southern Atlantic Ocean this week, where Hurricane Florence threatens to be one of the strongest storms to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast in decades. Buckingham Research Group analyst Amit Kumar[WD] has estimated the per-share risk for insurance stocks with major exposure to the East Coast property market, and…