How Mastercard Makes Money: Financial Institution Customers Pay Volume Fees

When most people think of Mastercard, Inc. (MA), they think of credit cards. While it's true that the Mastercard brand is one of the top worldwide labels for debit, credit and prepaid cards, Mastercard doesn't consider itself to be a "credit card company," per se....

How CVS Makes its Money

The demise of brick-and-mortar retail may be capturing the news, but some companies are still thriving, despite the Amazon effect. Even as Amazon's entry into the retail pharmacy business becomes real, CVS Health is not just looking to survive but to grow. In May...

Quest Diagnostics Reports in a Bear Market Decline

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) reports earnings before the open on Tuesday, July 23. The stock has been in recovery from a bear market decline of 32% from its all-time intraday high of $116.49 set in June 2018 to its Dec. 26 low of $78.95. The stock ended last...

Carl Icahn says Warren Buffett took the Occidental CEO 'to the cleaners'

Billionaires Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett.Getty Images (l) | CNBC (r)Activist investor Carl Icahn thinks Occidental Petroleum CEO Vicki Hollub got played by the Oracle of Omaha himself, Warren Buffett, in the company's effort to buy Anadarko Petroleum. "Buffett...
Quest Diagnostics Reports in a Bear Market Decline

Quest Diagnostics Reports in a Bear Market Decline

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) reports earnings before the open on Tuesday, July 23. The stock has been in recovery from a bear market decline of 32% from its all-time intraday high of $116.49 set in June 2018 to its Dec. 26 low of $78.95. The stock ended last...

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10 Stocks for Big Short-Term Gains

10 Stocks for Big Short-Term Gains

Investors eager to rack up quick profits might consider recommendations on the Fresh Money Buy List from Morgan Stanley (MS), a concept originated by legendary investment strategist Byron Wien during his years with the firm. This list includes stocks that are expected...

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