InterMune, Inc. focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of therapies for pulmonology and orphan fibrotic diseases in North America and Europe. The company develops therapies for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive, irreversible, and fatal lung…
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As the world grows ever larger, its people demand more and better food. This trend will continue to…
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher after several companies reported better earnings than investors were expecting.
Traders were also encouraged by the U.S. government’s initial estimate that the economy surged ahead at a 4 percent annual rate…
NEW YORK (AP) — The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be underway.
Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services. Companies began stepping…
The Virgin IPO is bringing attention on a soaring market for airline stocks. Will the trend continue?
Virgin America is going public 7 years after its founding. The catalyst is its first profit of $10 million, as well as a…
International Game Technology (IGT) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings (excluding one-time items) of 28 cents per share, which were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate.
Twitter’s solid earnings and guidance have provided a strong boost to the ETFs holding the stock.
Companies like Gilead and Biogen came out with impressive numbers thanks to the continued strong performance of new products.
SM Energy Company’s (SM) second-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $1.56 per share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.59.
Recently released data suggests that home buyers seem to be wary of making purchases at the moment.
Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) reported second-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of 46 cents, in line with both the Zacks Consensus Estimate and prior-year quarter figure.
TASER International Inc. (TASR) reported earnings of 7 cents per share during the second quarter 2014, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents.
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Wynn Resorts’ second quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $2.11 grew 40% year over year and beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 1.4%. The upside reflects year-over-year improvement in revenues and growth in the Las Vegas market
These 6 consumer discretionary stocks could benefit from rising consumer confidence.
The Conference Board’s Index of Consumer Confidence had a very strong month in July, sending it to a 7-year high according to Bloomberg.
Higher gas prices, stabilizing food prices …