Will Pacemakers and Other Medical Implants Be Hacked?

Last October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a call for comments to new guidance from the agency on the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of networked medical devices that can ...
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Gold Shines Brighter With Inverted Yield Curve and Weakening Global Growth

Gold has recaptured its shine. With the overhang and larger media frenzy around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies having witnessed a death of a thousand cuts, the interest in gold has been ...
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A Big Legislative Catalyst for Cannabis Stocks Is Coming Soon

Cannabis stocks had a massive showing on Wall Street this past fall. In fact, most of the news flow surrounding these stocks had investors pouring money into them. Some of ...
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Rappers With the Most Hits

R&B/hip-hop music is the most popular genre in the U.S. since it overtook rock in 2017. Its influence has become so great that it spread to nearly all other popular ...
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What Apple investors should be watching for (video)

Six quick interviews ahead of Apple’s event.   In order of appearance: Jim Dalrymple, Jason Snell, Horace Dediu, Carolina Milanese, Bob O’Donnell, Sara Tibken. ...
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The 10 Companies Buying Back the Most Stock

The two most common methods of returning capital to shareholders are via dividends and share buybacks. Dividends have a straightforward benefit because they are sending income back to their investors, ...
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Gas Prices Continue to Soar, All States See Increases

The price for a gallon of regular gasoline rose by 6.5 cents last week to post a national average price of $2.62 a gallon. The increase marks the sixth straight ...
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Why Curis Shares Are Booming

Curis Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS) shares made a massive gain to start out the week. The firm has announced that it entered into an agreement with funds managed by Oberland Capital ...
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Inverted Yield Curve Could Threaten Regional Banks’ High Dividends

Last week's inverted yield curve has brought on much debate over the health of the U.S. economy at a time when global growth is petering out. Inverted yield curves, or ...
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Apple and Microsoft’s market caps: Neck and neck

Which company is the world’s most valuable? Bragging rights change hands day by day.   My take: Could change again today. Not that it matters. ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced two recalls, one related to contamination and the other to possible health risk to infants, children and people with weakened immune ...
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What You Need to Know About the Pinterest IPO

Pinterest has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the offering, but the ...
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5 Big-Ticket Home Repairs You’ll Want to Avoid

One of the downsides of owning a house is that mortgage payments and property taxes are not the only checks homeowners have to write. The average cost of making improvements ...
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Picking Up the Pieces: How Biogen Is Dealing With Discontinued Alzheimer’s Trial

A Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicates that it intends to buy back a sizable amount of stock. This comes after the biotech ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Analog Devices, Enphase, LivePerson, NCR, Nu Skin, Tiffany, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Monday as concerns about global growth continue to outweigh the end of the Mueller investigation. Friday's sell-off seemed excessive, but the stock ...
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