Category: Financial Markets

Financial Markets News: what STAR WARS is doing to Disney

The Force is with Disney in a big way, and financial analysts are predicting that the next Star Wars movie, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” has the potential to skyrocket Disney share values by as much as 25 percent over the next six months. Before you sink your entire inheritance into everyone’s favorite mouse, however, […]

May 21, 2015 | More

Financial Markets News: Wal-Mart vs. AMAZON

If you thought that no one could touch Amazon when it came to online retail domination, a certain big-box retailer is hoping desperately that you’re wrong. Wal-Mart (WMT) (not the first competitor that springs to mind when you think of Amazon) is rolling out its answer to Amazon (AMZN) Prime this summer – and the […]

May 19, 2015 | 4 Comments More

Financial Markets News: SHOCKING BAD NEWS for THIS BANK

Bank of America (BAC) may be one of the banks we most love to hate, but we didn’t really expect to see it lose its Wall Street fans. However, at least one party is downgrading the lender’s stock and has lower hopes for the mega-bank than it has in years. BMO Capital Markets recently downgraded […]

May 11, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Financial Markets News: why LINKEDIN IS SINKING

The social network for professionals is foundering, and some analysts say they are not sure if LinkedIn (LNKD) can recover. Last week, LinkedIn shares fell 19 percent to $204.70 a share after the company forecast adjusted earnings of 28 cents for Q2 2015 and $1.90 for the year[1]. These numbers were well below Wall Street […]

May 5, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Financial Markets News: tattoos could TANK THE APPLE WATCH

Got a cute little butterfly tattoo on your wrist that your mother told you you’d regret someday? Well, if you wanted an Apple (APPL) iWatch, today could be the day. Apple confirmed on its website this past week that the iWatch is not necessarily able to “read through” tattoos and other “permanent or temporary changes […]

May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment More