Dollar General Soars on Strong 4Q17 Results, Upbeat Guidance

Dollar General (DG) released its earnings results for 4Q17 on March 15. Here’s what you need to know.

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Gasoline and Distillate Inventories Are Affecting Crude Futures

April US crude oil futures contracts rose 0.41% to $60.96 per barrel on March 14, 2018.

Why TCP, EEP, and SEP Fell after FERC Tax Ruling

MLPs had a bad Thursday after the FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) revised its income tax policy for MLPs.

DSW's Fiscal 4Q17 Results Were a Mixed Bag

DSW posted sales of ~$720 million in fiscal 4Q17, which was below the analyst estimate of $728.2 million.


Energy Investors: Keeping an Eye on Wall Street

On March 15, US crude oil April 2018 futures rose 0.4% and closed at $61.19 per barrel.

What EQT’s Midstream Spin-Off Could Mean for Investors

On February 21, EQT Corporation announced its plans to spin off its midstream business, creating the standalone corporation “NewCo.”

Altria and Philip Morris: Analyzing Their 2018 Momentum

In this series, we’ll analyze the 4Q17 performances of Philip Morris and Altria, including revenues, margins, and EPS.

The Latest on Tech and Media: Apple, Disney, Amazon, and More

Apple said on March 12 that it would acquire Texture, a digital magazine business that gives subscribers access to over 200 magazines.

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Stocks on the Move: Refining and Marketing, Integrated Energy

This week, natural gas (UNG) prices are leading the decline in energy commodities. Let’s take a closer look.

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MLP Yield Analysis: ETP, EEP, BPL, and SUN

In this series, we’ll analyze select MLPs currently trading at attractive yields and assess the risks involved.

Foreign Automakers' US Sales in February 2018

According to Autodata, US auto sales fell 2.4% year-over-year in February.

What’s Next for Dominion Energy Stock?

On March 15, 2018, Dominion Energy stock fell to $70.9—a new 52-week low. Dominion Energy stock entered the “oversold” zone with its RSI at 29.

FedEx's Performance, Pre-3Q18 Earnings Release

In this series, we’ll look analysts’ revenue and earnings estimates for FedEx ahead of its fiscal 3Q18 earnings announcement.

Comparing Major Cannabis Players' Prices and Cost Structures

Selling prices and per-gram production costs for cannabis will likely be defining factors in the success of Canadian cannabis producers.

UnitedHealth Group's Management Changes and Key Developments

On March 13, UnitedHealth announced that Renfro will lead its enterprise growth efforts and Optum Ventures investment funds.

What to Expect from Conagra Brands' 3Q18 Results

Conagra Brands is slated to announce its fiscal 3Q18 results on March 22. Analysts expect the company’s top and bottom line to improve YoY.

February’s Inflation and Retail Sales: Impact on the Economy

Key important US indicators released last week are US inflation and US retail sales.

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US Natural Gas Futures Could Trend Lower

US natural gas futures contracts for April delivery fell 1.8% to $2.68 per MMBtu (million British thermal units) on March 15, 2018.

W.R. Grace's Latest Dividend Is Impressive

W.R. Grace (GRA) is expected to pay its 1Q18 dividend on March 22, 2018.

Slump in the Cryptocurrency Market and Regulatory Actions

The price of Bitcoin fell to its lowest level of $7,799 on March 15, 2018, but rebounded after that to trade at $8,215.70.

Top 5 Oilfield Companies Based on 2018 Returns

So far in 2018, not many companies in the OFS (oilfield equipment and services) industry have had positive returns from the stock market.

How Precious Metals Are Moving ahead of the Fed's Rate Decision

All four precious metals witnessed a slump in their prices on March 15, 2018. Gold was down 0.57% and ended the day at $1,316.8 per ounce.

How Oil’s Moves Are Affecting Energy Stocks

On March 14, US crude oil April futures rose 0.4% and closed at $60.96 per barrel.

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What Analysts Recommend for Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) has shown tremendous inorganic growth through various strategic acquisitions, collaborations, and partnerships.


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