About the only economic news of real consequence this week was Friday's inflation report, which showed surprisingly low inflation for the month of July on both a month-to-month and year-over-year basis. In other news, data from the National Federation of Independent Business suggested that concerns about finding workers have reached a new recovery high.data decline food gasoline inflation inflation rate month productivity recession year over
CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) has caught our attention after reporting its earnings and moving lower in early morning trading. Long-term, we like the name as CVS has really grown to be more than a pharmacy as it now has 1,000 walk-in medical clinics offering check-ups, screenings and immunizations, among other services.continue CVS earnings over year pharmacy Q2 revenues sales store year over
Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) reported earnings after market close on August 2, delivering sales and earnings results that were better than expectations.
Strong performance from CSR Racing 2 helped Zynga beat expectations in its second quarter; Image source: Zynga.bookings game mobile over year quarter Revenue sales stock year over Zynga
In its second quarter, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) proved its recent return to growth won't be short-lived. Services revenue, which is Apple's second-largest product segment, also demonstrated strong growth, rising 22% year over year.Apple fourth growth over year product quarter results Revenue segment year over
Next week, tech giant Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will report its third-quarter financial results.
Stay tuned at The Motley Fool for more Apple stock coverage, as well as for a Foolish take on Apple's third-quarter results when they go live after market close next Tuesday.Apple growth investors iPhone over year profit margin quarter Revenue sales year over
Earlier I had this feeling that we would have expected one heck of a rally today in the financials, and this feeling is further bolstered by Citigroup’s (NYSE:C) just reported earnings. It remains under 60% and boasts one of the best ratios of the large banks that I have covered.bank banking Citigroup earnings expectations over year quarter Revenue year year over
At the end of last year, I posted Ten Economic Questions for 2017. The labor market is approaching full employment, and the new administration is proposing some fiscal stimulus (tax cuts, possible infrastructure spending), so it is possible - as a result - that inflation will increase more than expected in 2017 and 2018.December economy expect Fed inflation inventory over year rate starts year over
As we discussed in this week's video , a lot of the midweek economic data was less than inspiring, with slowing durable goods orders, a depressing June (and full-year reductions, too) motor vehicle sales forecasts, and another monthly decline in pending home sales.
Since our midweek video, consumption data for May looked soft, as expected, with some help from weather and the utility sector.consumption data GDP growth income over year quarter sales wage year over
When I first wrote about Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) I discussed that it was one of the largest food companies in the United States, and has been in business for 70 years. Year-over-year, the company saw sales that were down very slightly, falling 1.0% to $9.o8 billion in fiscal Q2 2017.earnings fell operating income over year quarter sales stock Tyson Volume year over
Healthcare sector earnings are underway and thus far overall earnings have been robust overall with pockets of softness. From the health insurer side, UnitedHealth (UNH) beat on both EPS and revenue with revenue coming in at a 9.4% year-over-year growth.beat EPS ETF growth Health Medical missed over year Revenue stock year over
The first quarter of 2017 has proved rewarding for Alexion Pharmaceuticals in several ways.
Despite earning around 90% of its $870 million worth revenues solely from sale of Soliris in Q1 2017, Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN) currently seems to be on top of its game.Alexion ALXN1210 drug EPS market over year patient Q1 Soliris year over
I am coming up on five years of writing here at Seeking Alpha. It delivered a double since then after I said it looked like a good investment for the next 3-5 years, but the stock has essentially traded sideways around the $50 mark for some time.bank Citi Holdings earnings expectations over year quarter ratio Revenue stock year over