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Amazon shortlists 20 cities, including Toronto, for second headquarters

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:59pm

Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C. also made it onto the list announced on Thursday, and smaller cities such as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Columbus, Ohio. Toronto is the lone non-U.S. location. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant's search for a location for a second North American headquarters set off a frenzy among city officials jostling for the economic boost such a project represents, with some of the 238 initial bidders promising billions of dollars in tax breaks.

Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:41am

Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company's international options ...

Kinder Morgan Inc. Ends 2017 on a High Note

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:15am

The pipeline giant exceeded expectations, and made quick use of its share repurchase program.

With General Electric Corporation, It’s Time to Double Down — As a Bear!

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:48am

It’s time to double down on General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), but it’s not what you think. With GE stock’s prospects going from bad to worse, capitalizing on General Electric remains the domain of bears and ripe for another bear put spread investment. Just when some investors may have felt conditions couldn’t possibly get any worse for GE stock, it has.

Danica Patrick, GoDaddy back together for Daytona 500, Indy 500

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:17am

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick on GoDaddy sponsoring her for the last two races of her career.

Thursday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Ford Motor Company (F) and Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:49am

U.S. stock futures are mixed this morning, as Wall Street eyes the potential for a government shutdown this weekend. Immigration reform is a major sticking point however, as Republican leaders search for a way pass a short-term spending bill.

How ConocoPhillips (COP) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:36am

ConocoPhillips (COP) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

Here's Where Things Went Wrong for GoPro in 2017

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:11am

GoPro has a lot of explaining to do after a dismal pre-earnings announcement.

No Reason To Rush Into Juno Therapeutics Inc Stock After This Big Pop

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:45am

Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) stock is up about 50% after the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that biotech giant Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) is in talks to buy the company. Juno Therapeutics is a pioneer in the booming cell therapy industry, where biotech companies are developing modified human immune cells to combat cancer cells.

This High-Yield Stock Just Declared Its 95th Dividend Increase

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:41am

This company also makes monthly dividend payment and has lots of upside potential.

3 Growth Stocks That Could Put Facebook's Returns to Shame

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:33am

Didn't get in early on Facebook? These three stocks could do even better.

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:07am

The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. "They were just like any ordinary family," ...

8 Reasons to Pursue Early Retirement

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:45am

Early retirement planning makes you rethink what brings you happiness and life satisfaction outside of your career and improves your financial footing. Many Americans are unprepared for retirement and may need to continue working during their 60s and beyond. The sooner you begin planning and making serious efforts to secure your retirement future, the greater your chances of achieving it.

Concerns Are Building for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Stock

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:39am

As impressive as the 2017 performance by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) was, it’s important to remember that last year’s gains were an anomaly relative to the long-term pattern of Alibaba stock. It’s resumed that relatively sideways trading over the past few months: BABA trades not far above August highs. Investors have stepped in repeatedly when BABA nears $170.

Emirates places $16 billion order for 36 new A380 superjumbos

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:00am

Emirates has signed a deal for 20 Airbus A380's with an option for 16 more.

Intel Has a Big Problem. It Needs to Act Like It

Top Finance News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:00am

Meltdown and Spectre have opened up new hacking threats, sparked class actions, and enraged longtime partners.

Tim Cook says Apple told users it was slowing their iPhones, but adds, 'I don't think a lot of people were paying attention' (AAPL)

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:37pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday made his first public comments on last year's iPhone battery scandal, where the company admitted that it was slowing down some devices with older batteries. Apple had informed customers of the practice before it became a controversy, but they weren't paying attention, Cook said. Cook also commented on Apple's announcement that it plans to hire 20,000 new workers and open a second campus, saying that only some of its new investments are due to the tax law passed last month.

Trump Unveils ‘Fake News Awards’ as Senators Decry Press Attacks

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:30pm

President Donald Trump announced the recipients of his so-called Fake News Awards, on Wednesday, his latest attack on the press that has drawn objections from within his own party.

Paul Ryan should be kicked out of Congress: Kennedy

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:41pm

FBN’s Kennedy on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) delaying passing a spending bill which may trigger a government shutdown.

Another continuing resolution? Paul Ryan’s head is full of Wisconsin cheese: Kennedy

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:03pm

FBN’s Kennedy discusses why she disapproves of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan to avoid a government shutdown with another short-term budget measure.