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...

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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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How Starbucks Makes Money: 29,000 Stores Worldwide

Starbucks (SBUX) is easily the biggest name in coffee. The company began as a simple coffee shop in Seattle in 1971, but the Starbucks we know today really began when Howard Schultz—the mastermind behind the Starbucks brand—took over the company in 1989. Since then...

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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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How Airbnb Makes Money

As a result of greater connectivity, the sharing economy has evolved to allow buyers and sellers to more easily transact business. The sharing economy is a peer-to-peer economy that allows individuals to share human and physical resources. This includes the...

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6 Assets That Can Lead In a Volatile Second Half

The soaring stock market has resulted in equities that are priced "near perfection," based on unduly optimistic assumptions about future economic growth and inflation, warns John Normand, head of cross-asset fundamental strategy at JPMorgan, He advises investors to...

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Synopsys Shares Are Seeing Outsized Demand in 2019

A gain of 60.24% in 2019 for shares of Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS) tells a story of a stock gaining alongside a high amount of unusual trading activity. It's bullish activity because the shares are heading higher on increasing volumes, indicating that a buyer is involved....

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