Fortune 500

The Waltons Are Cashing Out Of Wal-Mart - And You Should Be, Too

Last week, there was a lot of stock market excitement regarding Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT). After a "favorable" earnings report, analysts turned bullish and …

Stocks

10 Things You Didn't Know About Amazon.com, Inc.

These facts may surprise you.<p>Despite the fact that millions of people purchase items from <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) every day, there are some …

Investing

Facebook's new subscription efforts hit a roadblock with Apple

Facebook announced Thursday that it will begin testing a feature within Instant Articles that would help publishers get people to sign up for …

Business

New McDonald's McCafe drinks a nightmare for franchisees

Money

Better Buy: Raytheon vs General Dynamics

Two strong defense stocks that have enjoyed impressive gains in 2017. Which one should you add to your portfolio right now?<p>It's been a banner year …

Stocks

Verizon subscriptions spike after unlimited data offer

Verizon said on Thursday it added 603,000 wireless customers in the third quarter — a better-than-expected total propelled by the offer of unlimited …

Business

Irvine wants to put Amazon's second headquarters in the Spectrum

Irvine has unveiled its proposal to win Amazon’s second headquarters, joining cities from across the country that are vying to lure the tech giant and tens of thousands of new jobs.<p>With bids due Thursday, the city and its joint partner the Irvine Co. said they want to put Amazon in the Irvine …

California

SunTrust Banks beats by $0.01, misses on revenue

SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI): Q3 EPS of $1.06 beats by $0.01.<p>Revenue of $2.28B (+2.2% Y/Y) misses by $30M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>SunTrust Banks (STI)</b> …

Business

3 Heirloom Stocks to Hold Forever

Want stocks for the very, very long term? Look no further.<p>Investing for the <i>really</i> long term is a big challenge. It's impossible to predict events …

Stocks

Weak iPhone 8 demand drags Apple shares lower

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Apple Inc’s shares fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday on signs of weak demand for the iPhone 8 that caused analysts and investors to question the company’s staggered release strategy for its latest phones.<p>Wireless carriers in the United States and Canada have reported slow third-quarter …

IPhone X

Cisco’s buying machine learning startup Perspica and folding team into AppDynamics

Cisco announced today that it intends to acquire Perspica, a machine learning-driven operations analytics firm that has raised $8.5 million. Cisco intends to fold Perspica’s team into AppDynamics, the company it purchased earlier this year for $3.7 billion.<p>Cisco did not share the Perspica purchase …

Business

Arkansas City Sends Amazon a Dear John Letter Instead of a Pitch

‘It’s not you, it’s us.” So began a full-page ad in today’s Washington Post, signed with love from Little Rock, Arkansas. It was an open letter …

Business

Buy on Weakness: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 10/19/17)

Buy on weakness. Buy on a pullback. Buy when it goes lower. These are all things you've heard Jim Cramer say repeatedly on <i>Mad Money</i>, and that's so …

Stocks

Costco Is Worried It's Losing to Wal-Mart and Amazon

The warehouse club is hurrying to play catch-up in grocery delivery to keep from losing members.<p><b>Costco</b> (NASDAQ:COST) never bought into the idea it …

Investing

Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers pour $10 million into Wisconsin innovation hub

Today, Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers football team announced that each organization will be investing $5 million, doled out over the course of the next five years, to fund the creation of an accelerator, an early-stage VC fund, and a business development lab in Green Bay, Wisconsin.<p>The …

Green Bay Packers

What Netflix's 'Binge-Racing' Data Means To The TV Industry

This week Netflix released data on “binge-racing,” showing which programs its subscribers watched the fastest across the globe.<p>The new data seems to …

Netflix

Rio Holds Talks With Indonesia About Exit from Giant Mine

Rio Tinto Group has held talks with Indonesian groups, including state-owned PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, about a possible exit from its interest …

Business

Outsourcing bid at Tennessee university would cost more

A bid to outsource facilities management at Tennessee colleges and universities would cost the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga a …

Business

J.C. Penney revamps its fine jewelry department with smartwatches and new bridal presentation - MarketWatch

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. JCP, +2.62% said Thursday that it will launch sales of smartwatches for the holidays, starting October 30. Brands will include …

J.C. Penney

The IoT Business Lurking Beneath Verizon's Wireless Bread-and-Butter

For this investor, it’s all about the future potential of this bellwether dividend payer.<p>Shares of <b>Verizon</b> (NYSE:VZ) are rallying after reporting a …

Stocks

The U.S. Lags Behind China in Spotting Cyberthreats

In March, the Apache Software Foundation announced it had discovered a critical flaw in its software, one now famous as the unpatched Achilles’ heel …

Business

Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update

Fisher’s 13F portfolio value increased from $66.32B to $71.30B in Q3 2017.<p>Alibaba Group Holdings, Amazon.com, Visa Inc., Apple Inc., and Johnson & …

Stocks

Facebook is letting 10 media outlets charge readers subscriptions to view stories

• <b>10 media outlets, including The Washington Post and The Telegraph, will introduce metered paywalls on Facebook's Instant Articles.</b>• <b><br>The paywall will kick in after 10 free articles are viewed in one month, and Facebook won't take a cut of subscriptions for now.</b>• <b><br>The test is starting in the US and Europe</b> …

Advertising

Amazon Launches Its Biggest Wind Farm Yet with More Than 100 Turbines

If Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) hadn't already made it clear that it's about way more than selling books, its latest investment is sure to do the …

Renewable Energy

Netflix Raising Fees to Fund Big Bet on Original Content

Investing.com - Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is raising its subscription fees from $9.99 to $10.99 to help fund original projects.<br>Netflix admits its future …

Netflix

Why VCs shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss Heartland startups

A doctor in Boston touches a screen to assess a patient’s infection risk. A banker in New York wires $1 million to London with a few keystrokes. A student in San Francisco cracks her first quadratic equation on a tablet.<p>And they all did it with software from … Wisconsin.<p>Most people are surprised …

Venture Capital

Blackstone says infrastructure plan not reliant on Trump

Tony James, president of The Blackstone Group, said in a media call this morning that his firm's new infrastructure investment effort will not be …

Business

Why Donald Trump needs to read Dow 36,000

With hindsight, it is easy to mock Dow 36,000. But that’s no reason not to do it. Especially since co-author Kevin Hassett now sits in the White …

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Global Investors Brace for a Cruel New World of Feeble Returns

Investors worldwide face a grim dawn of low returns across debt and equity markets as early as next year, with rich valuations and feeble growth seen …

Business

Kohl's is now selling Amazon devices and accepting returns

Money