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Domino's "Fortressing" Strategy Continues to Limit Growth

Domino ‘s (NYSE: DPZ) second-quarter earnings report was as glum as feared . Although net sales and same-store sales both rose, and earnings jumped 23% year over year, the rate of growth in comps slowed once again, foreshadowing a potential decline and calling into question the wisdom of the pizzeria’s “fortressing” strategy. Undermining its own success Adjusted global reta... »

20% of Young Millennials Are Neglecting Their Savings, Data Shows

We all need savings on hand for emergencies , as well as retirement. Yet 20% of millennials aged 22 to 28 aren’t setting any money aside for savings at all, according to a new survey by TD Ameritrade . On the one hand, that’s an improvement over the 30% of Gen Zers aged 15 to 21 who aren’t saving. But to be fair, the lower half of that sample set are in high school and probably d... »

This Key Trend Continues at Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG) , the runaway leader in robotic surgery, reported second-quarter earnings after market close on Thursday. The results were familiar : solid growth in just about every category. But a key change in the company’s business model continues to emerge. While the effects of this change have been small over the short term, they have the potential to make the company... »

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – AMRN

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Amarin Corp plc (Symbol: AMRN) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $18.43, changing hands as low as $18.18 per share. Amarin Corp plc shares are currently trading down about 3.6% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of AMRN shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, AMRN’s low point... »

Cathay General Bancorp Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for CATY

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Cathay General Bancorp (Symbol: CATY) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $36.64, changing hands as high as $36.65 per share. Cathay General Bancorp shares are currently trading up about 1.5% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of CATY shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, CATY̵... »

Etrade Financial (ETFC) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Etrade Financial Corporation (Symbol: ETFC) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $47.97, changing hands as high as $48.43 per share. Etrade Financial Corporation shares are currently trading up about 3.6% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of ETFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart abov... »

MFA Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of MFA Financial, Inc. (Symbol: MFA) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $7.19, changing hands as low as $7.17 per share. MFA Financial, Inc. shares are currently trading off about 0.4% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of MFA shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, MFA’s low poi... »

PRAA Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Pra Group Inc (Symbol: PRAA) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $28.97, changing hands as high as $29.05 per share. Pra Group Inc shares are currently trading up about 1.3% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of PRAA shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, PRAA’s low point in i... »

LEG Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Leggett & Platt, Inc. (Symbol: LEG) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $39.74, changing hands as high as $39.97 per share. Leggett & Platt, Inc. shares are currently trading up about 0.7% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of LEG shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, LEG&#... »

S&P 500 Analyst Moves: ALGN

Shutterstock photo The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Align Technology ( ALGN ) is now the #35 analyst pick, moving up by 2 spots. This rank is formed by averaging the analyst opinions for each component from each broker, and then ranking the 500 components by those average opinion values. Looking at the st... »

Week 1 of Q2 Earnings in the Books: AXP, SLB & More

Shutterstock photo Friday, July 19, 2019 Capping off the first week of “unofficial” earnings season, we hear from several companies from a wide range of industries. The good news is that most of the Q2 earnings results this morning were solid, though – like the full week of mostly strong reports marked notably by Netflix’s NFLX subscriber miss – there were some laggar... »

European, US Stock Indexes Edge Higher on Hopes of Aggressive Fed Rate Hike

Shutterstock photo The major European stock indexes are trading higher on Friday amid speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve may make a more aggressive rate hike when it meets on July 30-31. The renewed buying is being fueled by dovish comments from New York Federal Reserve President John Williams, who said late Thursday the Fed should “act quickly” while the economy is slowing and rates... »

Ask a Fool: How Is Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Different From Bitcoin?

Q: I’ve been following the story about Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency and was wondering what makes it different from bitcoin? There are currently more than 2,600 different cryptocurrencies, including 14 that have more than $1 billion in total value. One might wonder why we could possibly need another. First, there’s a big fundamental difference between bitcoin, most other lea... »

Next Up on eBay's Auction Block: StubHub and Classifieds

After a couple investments from big activist investors , eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) is being forced to take a long, hard look at its business and determine the best path forward to create shareholder value. That means determining where to focus energies in order to drive meaningful growth. The online marketplace has struggled to grow gross merchandise volume, but it has produced margin expansion as it gr... »

This Is How Much Financially Secure Americans Earn

Money is the No. 1 source of stress among Americans, according to a survey from Northwestern Mutual, and 87% of adults say they’re never happier than when their finances are in order. Financial security can impact your life in significant ways. If you’ve made poor financial decisions in the past — whether it’s racking up loads of debt, missing loan payments and lowering you... »

Ask a Fool: Would an Interest Rate Cut Send Stocks to New Highs?

Q: The Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates at its upcoming meeting. If it does, will this send stocks rocketing higher? Generally, a Federal Reserve rate cut is very well-received by the stock market, especially if it’s done during a growing economy. In fact, there have been six such rate cuts since 1971, and the stock market has rallied after every single one. On average, the ... »

GTLS Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

Shutterstock photo In trading on Friday, shares of Chart Industries Inc (Symbol: GTLS) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $76.03, changing hands as high as $77.66 per share. Chart Industries Inc shares are currently trading up about 4.7% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of GTLS shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, GTLS’s ... »

Health Care Sector Update for 07/19/2019: MTP, ATRA, IFRX, JNJ, ABT, MRK, PFE, AMGN

Shutterstock photo Top Health Care Stocks: JNJ: -0.05% PFE: +0.21% ABT: +0.27% MRK: +0.36% AMGN: +0.45% Health care majors were mostly higher in Friday’s pre-bell trade. Early movers include: (+) Midatech Pharma ( MTP ), which was surging by more than 111% after announcing positive results from a first in human study of its MTX102 immuno-tolerising vaccine product candidate in diabetes. (+) ... »

Why Is Shopify Stock Up 10x Since Its IPO?

Shutterstock photo Shopify ( SHOP ) – an e-commerce platform that allows businesses to create and run online stores – has seen its stock soar by close to 10x since its 2015 IPO. The company has two revenue streams – namely Subscriptions (which gives users access to its e-commerce platform and tools) and Merchant Services (which include payments, shipping, etc). In this analysis, ... »

Strong Passenger Flow Will Boost Delta Airlines' Profits For The Year

Shutterstock photo Delta Airlines ( DAL ) is a major US airline company that serves both domestic and international routes and operates 5,400 flights to 325 destinations in 54 countries. Delta reported better-than-expected results for the second quarter late last week thanks to higher passenger flow for the quarter. With Delta witnessing fewer delays for the quarter, the airline also reported a no... »