July's surprisingly strong retail sales relieved some of the fears that the real cause of sluggish inflation this year is a weakness in the U.S. consumer.
The 0.6 percent jump in July retail sales was the best in seven months and is expected to bump economists' GDP targets for the third quarter.consumer data GDP inflation July market retail sales sales strong weakness
Dow component The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) beat second quarter earnings estimates and raised guidance on Tuesday morning, but market players chose to sell the news, raising the odds for a lower high within a topping pattern that could offer profitable short sale opportunities. A breakdown through $150 would set off preliminary sell signals that could translate into even lower prices in the coming months.breakdown day Depot home long term lower market rally stock year
When Extreme Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Monday, the company said that it had $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS) and $178.7 million in revenue.
Separately, Extreme Networks expects to close on its purchase of the data center networking assets of Brocade Communications by the end of October.consensus earnings EPS Extreme Networks fiscal GAAP growth performance quarter Revenue
This past week has been gloomy for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), which announced that it will be slashing marketing jobs as its HIV drugs near a patent cliff. I feel that the true value for Bristol-Myers Squibb was never the HIV franchise.Bristol Myers drug HIV HIV drug Keytruda Myers Squibb Opdivo patent sales year
Throughout the article, current trends are provided in context with performance in past cycles. And in the prior cycle's downturn, from 2000-02 Carnival Corp., increased its own capacity each year from 10-21%, though it was far less leveraged than its closest peer, then and throughout their histories.CCL cruise EBITDA growth net profit RCL ship time yield
Air Berlin has gone bust, but passengers needn't panic just yet.
Germany's second biggest airline filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday after Abu Dhabi's Etihad -- its leading shareholder -- refused to finance another bailout.Air Berlin airline carrier Etihad Germany government Italian National passengers Tuesday
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The initial negative reaction to The Home Depot Inc.'s (HD) second-quarter earnings on Tuesday provides an excellent example of how expectations can trump fundamentals.
Instead of rallying, however, Home Depot stock has sold off in its initial reaction to the news.earnings Home Depot Inc investment Lowe report shares Street traders Tuesday
The results will be visible in the long-term but the latest earnings release already gave investors confidence that the management knows what it is doing. However, the market will need more positive results in order to break the negative momentum and send the shares higher.acquisition brand earnings higher lower management market positive shares Trend
In yet another move that strikes up potential for Aphria’s (OTCQB:APHQF) future, an agreement was announced Wednesday between the Canadian cannabis producer and Nuuvera Corp. The move helps Aphria diversify into a global market through time.Agreement Aphria business Canadian Cannabis legalization Nuuvera potential Revenue stock
In the UK there has been much change in years in the electricity and gas markets. The company was formed in 1995 to operate in the newly denationalised UK gas market and since then has been slowly entering to all areas of energy services.electricity energy firm growth increased market services smart meter UK year