Through the end of June, the broad-based S&P 500 had gained 16% on a trailing-12-month basis. Considering that stocks have historically risen by 7% annually, inclusive of dividend reinvestment and adjusted for inflation, this isn't a return that …
SEOUL, South Korea – Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the …
Centene Corp. announced a two-for-one stock split Tuesday as the managed care provider posted fourth-quarter results that beat analysts’ expectations. The Clayton-based company reported on Tuesday its profit more than doubled in the …
** Swedish shares seen opening lower on Tuesday in line with major European markets ** Asian shares hold within striking distance of recent decade highs on Tuesday, while Wall St on Monday retreated from record as industrials, tech lag ** …
Equifax has prospered quietly under his leadership. Annual revenue and profit essentially tripled during his tenure. The stock has done even better, soaring 332% before its recent plunge following news of the hack. The credit scoring giant …
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BancFirst Corp. on Thursday reported continued profit growth in the second quarter, which sparked a surge in the firm's stock price. Boosted in part by a lower tax rate and the resolution of a problem loan, the Oklahoma City firm reported …
Associate Professor Fong Wai Mun of the NUS Business School's finance department believes most investors do not focus enough on profitability - even though it might seem like a very obvious approach to investing. He said that while …
NEW YORK — Investors helped Amazon celebrate its 20th birthday, pushing the online retailer’s stock up 17 percent in aftermarket trading Thursday after it reported a surprise second-quarter profit. If the jump holds in Friday trading, …
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main share index .FTSE fell 0.3 percent on Thursday as a weak third-quarter update from Unilever weighed, while mid- and small-cap trading was marred by profit warnings from IWG and Interserve which …
Members of Congress have made a tidy profit from the stock market boom, a review of financial disclosure forms shows. Lawmakers vary wildly in their investment strategies, with some buying individual stocks and others preferring …