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Compensation climbs for LabCorp CEO, slips for CFO

The CEO for Burlington-based LabCorp LCEO saw a 7.3 percent increase in total compensation in the company’s 2017 fiscal year due to an increase in compensation from non-qualified stock options, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2018

Local tobacco CEO saw a big raise in 2017

Larry Wexler, CEO of Louisville-based tobacco products company Turning Point Brands Inc., saw his compensation increase about 32 percent in 2017, to $2.1 million from $1.6 million. The pay increase resulted primarily from new stock awards, which wer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2018

Tesla shares drop into bear market territory

Tesla's stock has fallen 20 percent below its all-time high of $389.61, set in September 2017......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2018

Yield Lab invests in 5 startups

The accelerator's investment comes as funding in the food and agriculture technology sphere grew 29 percent year-over-year to $10.1 billion, according to AgFunder's 2017 report......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2018

Fidelity parent says profit surges despite stock fund withdrawals

BOSTON (Reuters) - The parent of Fidelity Investments said on Tuesday that operating profit in 2017 rose 54 percent to $5.3 billion, even as customers continued to yank billions of dollars from its actively managed mutual funds......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2018

Fidelity parent operating profit surges despite stock fund withdrawals

BOSTON (Reuters) - The parent of Fidelity Investments said on Tuesday operating profit in 2017 rose 54 percent to $5.3 billion even as customers continued to yank billions of dollars from its actively managed mutual funds......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2018

Cognizant Technology Has Momentum For Continued Outperformance, Says Argus" Kelleher

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ: CTSH) has seen its stock rise 15 percent since the start of 2018 on the heels of a 27-percent jump in 2017, and both figures outperform the computing, information processing and storage peer group. .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 22nd, 2018

Slowing online sales send Walmart’s stock tumbling nearly 10 percent

Online sales grew 23 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 for the retail giant, which has been heavily investing to keep up with Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 20th, 2018

Brother-Run Hedge Fund Up 46 Percent in 2017 Says Kelly Formula Shows Diversification Is Flawed

When Jeremy and Michael Kahan consider the notion of diversification, the wince. With a return of 45.8% to end 2017, their stock-picking fund, North Peak Capital, successfully scours the small-cap landscape to find value where th.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 15th, 2018

When ‘Hi, boss, I’ll be out sick today’ doesn’t ring true

(Cough, cough.) I won’t be in today. I’m (ahem) sick. It’s a fact of life: Employees get sick. But it’s also a fact that some employees call in when they’re not sick at all.  In a November 2017 CareerBuilder survey, 40 percent of workers a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2018

NewsWatch: Here’s the line in the sand for bonds — and stocks — that ‘everyone’s talking about’

The big number this week could be the 3% level for the 10-year Treasury yield, as a rise to that spot may upset stocks. ‘If you’re the type who puts any stock in psychological levels, 3% has a not-so-nice ring to it,’ says today’s day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2018

Need to Know: Here’s the line in the sand for bonds — and stocks — that ‘everyone’s talking about’

The big number this week could be the 3% level for the 10-year Treasury yield, as a rise to that spot may upset stocks. ‘If you’re the type who puts any stock in psychological levels, 3% has a not-so-nice ring to it,’ says today’s day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2018

Ford Stock: Big Dividends, Zero Inspiration

Ford stock carries a hefty 5 percent dividend, but its eagerness for yield bodes poorly for growth.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2018

Protect This House? Macquarie Downgrades Under Armour

Under Armour Inc (NYSE: UAA)'s stock lost around 50 percent of its value throughout 2017 and one notable Wall Street analyst sees the stock's woes continuing in 2018. Latest Ratings fo.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 16th, 2018

Cowen Survey Paints A Bullish Picture For VMware

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW)'s stock soared higher by more than 50 percent in 2017, but there's room left for growth, according to a proprietary Cowen survey.   Latest Ratings f.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 11th, 2018

Workday A "Long-Term Winner," Morgan Stanley Upgrades

After gaining more than 40 percent throughout 2017, Workday Inc (NASDAQ: WDAY)'s stock remains attractive with upside ahead, according to Wall Street's newest bull analyst. Latest Ratings for.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 10th, 2018

Crypto stock that surged 900% in 2017 is hit with SEC halt

A Hong Kong-based company whose stock benefited from cryptocurrency fever to jump more than 900 percent last year had trading in its shares suspended by U.S. regulators over concerns that investors are being misled about the company’s business......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2018

This High-Yield Stock Had a Nearly Disastrous 2017 (but 2018 Should be Much Better)

After shedding a quarter of its value because of financing concerns, this pipeline company could rebound big-time this year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 4th, 2018

The Dow Jones industrial average tops 25,000 for first time, continuing its history-making rise

The new high continues a run that boosted the bellwether stock gauge 20 percent in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 4th, 2018

Walmart is top brick-and-mortal retail stock

As brick-and-mortar retail stocks struggled in 2017, Walmart remained a top performer, according to U.S. News & World Report. Walmart gained more than 43 percent this year while competitors like Target, Macy’s and JCPenney lagged. Target stock is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2018