Investing News and Commentary

Get today's latest stock market news

Top Story

Add these promising companies to your portfolio now for the long term, then sit back, relax, and focus on what's important this holiday season.

Featured Articles

Recent Headlines

Strong Same-Store Sales Growth Powers Planet Fitness, Inc. Earnings Higher

The company's affordable, non-intimidating gyms are appealing to a rapidly growing number of fitness enthusiasts.

If David's Podcasts About His Military Visit Weren't to Your Taste, You'll Love This Listener's Letter

As critical as Ahmed was of his views about the U.S. armed forces, David still views this as one of his favorite mailbag exchanges ever.

Federated Investors: Rates Give Lift to Earnings

The asset manager's third-quarter earnings benefited from a December 2015 rate hike, but the easy money from reduced fee waivers is largely in the rearview mirror.

MarketAxess Holdings Inc. Earnings Surge 36%

The electronic bond-trading platform continues to take share of the global fixed-income market.

Why YRC Worldwide Inc.'s Shares Plunged 23% Today

Missing expectations reminded investors of how competitive the trucking business is today.

Cirrus Logic Returns to Growth

A strong quarter driven by the launch of the iPhone 7 reversed recent sales declines.

Carter's Climbs on Signs of Improvement

Though the children's clothing retailer missed expectations for the first time in years, shares jumped anyway. Here's what investors need to know.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. Setting Up for Another Strong Quarter

The rise of e-sports could help drive Activision Blizzard to another impressive quarter.

Why McKesson's Stock Is Tumbling 24% Today

Disappointing quarterly results and a downbeat outlook from management are weighing on share prices.

Why Gigamon Inc. Stock Spiked Today

The networking specialist jumped on another blowout earnings report.

Proto Labs Manufactures Solid Revenue Growth, but Shares Fall on Cautious Guidance

The quick-turn manufacturing service provider continues to face challenging macroeconomic headwinds but made sequential improvements in margins.

Wells Fargo & Co: Why John Stumpf Jumped Before He Could Be Pushed

With little warning, the CEO of Wells Fargo announced his resignation earlier this month, as the board of directors ramps up its investigation.

Why Shares of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Jumped 17% Today

Earnings beat expectations, but are coal stocks really ready for a rebound?

Total SA's Earnings Got Help From One of the Most Unexpected Places This Quarter

Who would have thought that selling interest in a solar farm would help this integrated oil and gas giant?

Why Hanesbrands Inc. Stock Stretched Higher Today

The undergarment maker jumped on a solid quarterly report and better-than-expected revenue guidance for the current quarter.

Why Applied Micro Circuits Corp. Shares Are Rising Today

Even though this chipmaker reported a quarterly loss, shares of Applied Micro Circuits are surging after yesterday's second-quarter earnings.

Is Chris Rock Really Worth $40 Million To Netflix?

Netflix is paying big bucks to the big-name comedian. Will it get a return on its investment?

Why Apple Stock Could Skyrocket Next Year

The tech titan is well positioned to start growing again next year, and this could be a powerful return driver for the stock.

A Deep Distribution Cut Guts StoneMor Partners L.P.

The cemetery and funeral-home operator is temporarily reducing its distribution while it realigns its sales force.

Market Performance

S&P 500

Today -0.55%
1 Year 2.69%
5 Years 65.15%

More Foolish Content