Cruise Comeback Slows As Investors Wait On The COVID-19 Tide To Turn

Hyper-volatile cruise stocks are in limbo right now, as investors struggle to see how the industry can cope with mounting regulatory hurdles, a frightened customer base and a pandemic that is still threatening most of the globe.After losing much of their value...

No e-commerce? No problem. Investors don’t discount off-price retail

Key players in the off-price retail sector are showing signs of a mid-pandemic rebound as investors bank on the economic crisis spurring long-term demand for discount goods. Burlington Stores (BURL) and Ross Stores (ROST) have outpaced the impressive performance of...

Recreation Stocks Surge as Americans Run Towards Mother Nature

Recreational stocks spiked this summer as lockdowns eased and Americans scrambled to escape their homes into the great outdoors. Dick’s Sporting Goods, YETI, and Camping World Holdings Inc. leapt in share price over the past six months. Dick’s Sporting Goods has...

Antitrust suits weigh on sinking big tech stocks

Antitrust suits weigh on sinking big tech After soaring to record highs in August, shares of big tech stocks have driven markets lower this month as developing antitrust cases against four tech mega-caps stoke fears about the sector’s long-term viability. The...

Harley Davidson Misfires With Female Riders

Harley Davidson built its image on attracting one demographic: white male baby boomers, the tough guys on big loud bikes. As those customers die or age out of riding, America’s largest motorcycle manufacturer is struggling to attract new customers, a crucial factor in...

Square Channels “Cash” Profits to Invest in Business Management Services

Square Inc., a starry-eyed Silicon Valley tech company, is challenging brutally competitive Wall Street, where traditional banks and payment processors maintain their stranglehold. Widely known for its app Cash, which allows users to send money, Square is building a...

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Tech is Getting in on Finance and Square can Play Both Sides

Wall Street will have its ears on the ground in San Francisco on March 18 because that’s when Square is planning to have its next analyst day, with the last being in 2017, this will pave the next decade for Square.  Square’s business is challenging established banks...

Furniture and why it’s Something you Should Consider Renting

Millennials are known as the renter generation, losing their sense of ownership as living costs rise and wages don’t. Gen X shares the sentiment as the budding furniture rental market targets the group for the reinvented furniture subscription service.  While the rent...

In the Midst of the Apocalypse, Artificial Intelligence can Save Brick and Mortar Retailers

When Daniel Dogette, an aircraft technician for Jet Blue entered Macy’s during the 2018 Black Friday sale, he found himself in a frenzy of shoppers trying to fight each other for the items on sale.  He was on the lookout to find the “walking dead boots”, high ankle...

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