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Fixer Upper - Mauston

SP 500 ends the week little changed but in the red

Apr 29, 2018<br>2:21 PM<p>The out-of-nowhere success of “Fortnite” reveals that there is a massive opportunity up for grabs in videogames, if any company can replicate the secret sauce of the hit “battle royale” game.<p>Apr 29, 2018<br>1:35 PM<p>Question Trump’s decision-making ability all you want, but his …

Stock Markets

Walmart CEO made 1,188 times the typical employee’s compensation

Apr 20, 2018<br>4:44 PM<p>Apr 20, 2018<br>4:44 PM<p>Median Walmart employee compensation was $19,177 in 2017<p>Apr 20, 2018<br>4:39 PM<p>The North Carolina farm at the center of a large egg recall had ongoing problems with rodents along with other unsanitary conditions, according to a U.S. government report this week that …

Emerging Markets Look Appetizing…Again

If history is any guide, emerging-market stocks will end up a bargain again for investors with the guts to buy against the grain.

Magellan Health price target raised to $120 from $95 at Leerink

Mar 15, 2018<br>8:43 AM<p>Mar 15, 2018<br>8:42 AM<p>Magellan Health upgraded to outperform at Leerink<p>Mar 15, 2018<br>8:41 AM<p>The import price index rose 0.4% in February following an even sharper increase in January, reflecting the higher costs Americans are paying for foreign goods and services<p>Mar 15, 2018<br>8:38 AM<p>Two …

Russell 2000 on pace for best monthly return, up nearly 6%, since September

May 19, 2018<br>7:11 PM<p>Kentucky Derby winner Justify, sent off as the 2-5 favorite, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, running his unbeaten streak to five races and setting up a historic shot at horse racing’s Triple Crown when he competes in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks.<p>May 19, 2018<br>5:04 PM<p>The …

Donald Trump

Taper Will Continue if Growth, Job Gains Persist, Says Fed’s Pianalto

The departing head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland said Wednesday the central bank will press forward with cutting back on its bond-buying stimulus as long as the economy performs as expected.<p>As long as job gains continue and economy growth meets expectations, “we can continue to scale …

Nordstrom Q1 same-store sales up 0.6% vs. expectations 1.1% rise

May 17, 2018<br>10:37 PM<p>Asian markets were muted in early trading Friday, as investors appeared worried about trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.<p>May 17, 2018<br>9:26 PM<p>Proving once again that bank analysts get bored just doing financial analyses, forecasters at Swiss-based UBS are predicting the …

Markets

Blink Charging shares soar 27% after Whole Foods partnership announced

May 7, 2018<br>9:44 AM<p>May 7, 2018<br>9:40 AM<p>Athenahealth’s stock soars 22.5% after Elliott confirms buyout proposal<p>May 7, 2018<br>9:39 AM<p>Elliott manages funds owning 8.9% of Athenahealth’s shares outstanding<p>May 7, 2018<br>9:38 AM<p>Elliott’s per-share bid for Athenahealth represents 27% premium to Friday’s closing …

Dow Jones

Nasdaq Composite up 0.2% at 7,294

Apr 18, 2018<br>2:13 PM<p>Gold prices climbed Wednesday, settling at their highest level in a week, then held onto their gains in electronic trading shortly after the release of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Beige Book. The snapshot of domestic economic activity shows growth at a “modest to moderate” pace in …

Groupon sets new $300 mln stock buyback program

May 9, 2018<br>8:42 AM<p>Ameren Corp. (AEE) on Wednesday reported a 48% increase in its first-quarter profit as it benefited from higher revenues due to the colder winter, and said it is on track to meet its full-year guidance.<p>May 9, 2018<br>8:41 AM<p>Older seniors depend on those monthly Social Security checks …

What Matters in the Week Ahead for Global Markets

By Alen Mattich and Michael Arnold<p>Wondering what’s going to be affecting sentiment in the markets this week? Markets are looking ahead to euro-zone inflation data as well as a series of gross domestic product releases. In addition, Brazil and Israel offer up interest rate decisions. Here’s the …

Nasdaq Composite opens higher by 0.2%

Apr 30, 2018<br>9:32 AM<p>Investment advisor Financial Engines Inc. said Monday it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Hellman Friedman in a deal valued at $3.02 billion. Financial Engines stock is currently halted for news until 9:50 a.m. ET. Under terms of the deal, Hellman Friedman will …

Investing

Lenovo Pushes Its Own Apps With New Tablet

Many smartphones and tablets today offer chips, screens and cameras that are more or less similar, and that leaves gadget makers struggling to differentiate their products in other areas.<p>Lenovo is trying to do this by offering a suite of its homegrown apps on its new tablet. The Yoga Tablet 10 HD+, …

Blink Charging shares soar 27% after Whole Foods partnership announced

May 7, 2018<br>9:46 AM<p>The stock market is punishing companies that deliver better-than-expected earnings. There’s a silver lining, says one widely followed technician.<p>May 7, 2018<br>9:44 AM<p>May 7, 2018<br>9:40 AM<p>Athenahealth’s stock soars 22.5% after Elliott confirms buyout proposal<p>May 7, 2018<br>9:39 AM<p>Elliott …

Investing

Crowdfunding Health Innovation: Disruptive Companies And Funders Meet To Change Health Delivery

Two of the most significant pieces of legislation in decades, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, are poised to transform the entire spectrum of health care. The ACA regulates everything from health insurance requirements to tax …

Nasdaq Composite up 0.1% at 7,151

Apr 23, 2018<br>11:21 AM<p>The European Commission has begun an “in depth investigation” into Apple Inc.’s plans to acquire music-recognition service Shazam, the commission said in a press release Monday. “The way people listen to music has changed significantly in recent years, with more and more …

ISM prices index at highest mark since 2011 in sign of rising inflation

May 1, 2018<br>10:15 AM<p>Spending on construction projects ticked down in March but from a revised February report that leaves the overall picture of spending much brighter in 2018.<p>May 1, 2018<br>10:13 AM<p>The SP 500 should continue to fall over the next couple months, by nearly 5%, as weaker global economic …

Stock Markets