The Real Longest Bull Market Ever

The Real Longest Bull Market Ever

We’ve read or heard a number of erroneous reports lately claiming that we’re about to set the record for the longest S&P 500 bull market on record. Since the S&P 500 made its last bull market closing high on January 26th, the bull market actually stopped aging on that date, and we’ve essentially been in […]

Oil prices slip on concerns over slowing economic growth

Oil prices slip on concerns over slowing economic growth

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday as concerns over slowing economic growth dragged on markets. FILE PHOTO: A worker at an oil field owned by Bashneft, Bashkortostan, Russia, January 28, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo Brent crude futures, which act as a benchmark for international oil prices, were at $71.60 per barrel at 0531 […]

Trump’s sudden interest in SEC quarterly earnings reports, explained

Trump’s sudden interest in SEC quarterly earnings reports, explained

Donald Trump, populist and champion of the forgotten men and women, thinks public companies might be telling their investors what their financials look like too often. Instead of reporting four times a year, he’s asking the Securities and Exchange Commission whether or not that can be cut down to two. The president on Friday tweeted […]

Kansas Postal Worker Finds Giant Boa Constrictor Wrapped Around Mailbox

Kansas Postal Worker Finds Giant Boa Constrictor Wrapped Around Mailbox

A postal worker in Kansas found an unusual obstruction when trying to deliver mail to a home on Friday: a massive snake. A red-tailed boa constrictor, to be precise. And it had it’s body wrapped tightly around the home’s mailbox. Sorry folks, no letters for you today! A Ball Python was found my a mailman and […]

NVIDIA Corp. Nearly Doubled Earnings in the Second Quarter — The Motley Fool

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) published a business update on Thursday evening, covering the second quarter of the company’s fiscal 2019. The designer of graphics processors and other high-performance number-crunching chips enjoyed strong data center sales while cryptocurrency mining fell right off the map. NVIDIA’s second-quarter results: The raw numbers Metric Fiscal Q2 2019 Fiscal Q2 2018 Year-Over-Year […]

Trade talks and Fed Jackson Hole meeting could mean August volatility

Trade talks and Fed Jackson Hole meeting could mean August volatility

The dog days of August could be volatile this year, as trade and the Fed dominate in the week ahead. Markets will be fixated on the always important annual Fed symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Fed Chairman Jerome Powell speaks Friday, and central bankers will hold high level discussions about policy and the economy. […]

Elon Musk Confronts a Fateful Tesla Tweet and an ‘Excruciating’ Year

Elon Musk Confronts a Fateful Tesla Tweet and an ‘Excruciating’ Year

But that funding, it turned out, was far from secure. Mr. Musk has said he was referring to a potential investment by Saudi Arabia’s government investment fund. Mr. Musk had extensive talks with representatives of the $250 billion fund about possibly financing a transaction to take Tesla private — maybe even in a manner that […]

‘Someone or something’ smelled so bad, this plane had to land

‘Someone or something’ smelled so bad, this plane had to land

A stinky situation aboard an Alaska Airlines flight forced the plane to make an unscheduled landing on Sunday — but the airline isn’t about to take the blame for the stench. Following an earlier statement in which Alaska Airlines confirmed a “strong odor” was responsible for forcing a flight from San Francisco to New Orleans […]

Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

An environmental research and advocacy group has found traces of a controversial herbicide in Cheerios, Quaker Oats and other breakfast foods that it says could increase cancer risk for children. The report comes amid longstanding debate about the safety of the chemical glyphosate, which federal regulators maintain is not likely to cause cancer. In its […]

Helios and Matheson reveals cash shortage in its second-quarter report

Helios and Matheson reveals cash shortage in its second-quarter report

Things are starting to look dire at MoviePass. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider CORRECTION (8/14 7:39 PM PT): An earlier version of this story misstated the rate at which MoviePass is burning cash. The company spent $219 million in the first six months of the year, not the previous quarter, as originally reported. As such, the story […]

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