Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Friday, November 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Rain 38° Rain

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: stocks


Motley Fool: Deere looks for seasonal growth spurtM

Stock in Deere (NYSE: DE) has averaged annual growth of 14 percent over 30 years, and it seems to have plenty of room for further growth. Up more than 20 …


Recent numbers aside, Textron appears poised for a rebound

Aerospace and defense company Textron (NYSE: TXT) sank some 13 percent in a single day last month, on a disappointing earnings report featuring a “soft” market for business jets. When …


Potential long-term growth makes Caterpillar smart buy

Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), recently trading near its 52-week low, offers an opportunity to buy in at a good price and await the global economic recovery that will boost its stock …


Intuitive Surgical’s potential hints at more reward than risk

If you’re in the market for a higher-risk, higher-possible-gain stock, consider Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq: ISRG), which makes robotic surgical equipment, permitting doctors to perform a variety of procedures in less-invasive …


If you’re looking for e-commerce leader, eBay deserves attention

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is a great business, but its stock is usually priced for perfection. Thus, one or more bad moves could hit it hard. So perhaps consider eBay (Nasdaq: …


Investors can’t overlook IBM’s longevity, diversity, strong returns

Shares of IBM (NYSE: IBM) rarely trade at bargain levels, but it’s a great company trading at a reasonable valuation these days – with a 1.6 percent dividend yield, to …


Don’t write off Microsoft before considering its reach

With all the attention that computer-related companies such as Apple and Facebook are receiving these days, some have forgotten about or have written off Microsoft. It deserves some consideration, though. …


Global economy worries fuel market downturn

NEW YORK – Stocks fell sharply Wednesday for the second time this week as investors continued to worry about how much the global economy is slowing. Commodities such as oil …


Motley Fool: Oracle a data monster to consider

Shares of Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL), the world’s No. 3 software company, had recently been trading near its 52-week high. But after posting its third-quarter earnings report, which missed Wall Street …


Google stock remains attractive even as value continues to soar

Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) stock, recently trading for more than $800 per share, is up more than 30 percent this year and has averaged annual growth of more than 20 percent …


Microsoft continues to pursue revenue-generating opportunities

Shares of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) grew by an annual average of 14.3 percent over the past 20 years, but only 4.5 percent over the past decade. Despite the reasons for …


Cisco’s transformation gives investors return, hope for future

Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), with its market value topping $110 billion, has long been a tech giant, specializing in networking equipment. Its growth slowed in recent years, though, leaving some …


Chinese search-engine giant may be destined for greatness

If you can handle a little extra risk, Chinese search-engine giant Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU), often compared to Google, offers the possibility of extra reward. There’s a lot to like about …


Despite Apple’s alarming slide, potential continues to hold sway

With shares of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) down about 15 percent in 2013 and more than 30 percent below their all-time high in September, many investors are wondering whether it’s best …


Motley Fool: General Electric offers diversity, optimism

If your portfolio could use a solid, dividend-paying blue-chip stock, take a look at General Electric (NYSE: GE). The company’s recent fourth-quarter earnings report featured revenue up 4 percent and …


Despite its shrinking margins, Corning’s prospects look promising

Think Corning and you might think glass, but there’s much more to this high-tech giant. It’s in the business of specialty glasses and ceramics, supplying fiber-optic networks, LCD television makers …


Third-quarter revenue suggests IAC may be your perfect match

If you’re aware of lots of people looking for love on Match.com, Chemistry.com and OkCupid.com, know that there’s a publicly traded company behind them: IAC (Nasdaq: IACI). It’s a media …


Qualcomm’s diversity, growth make the stock hard to ignore

If you want to profit from the growth of smartphones and related technologies, take a look at Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM). Its technology is found in iPhones and many other devices, …


Utility stocks offer promise, dependability for your portfolio

Utility companies are great portfolio stabilizers and income generators. Here are four to consider: • Exelon (NYSE: EXC), recently with a dividend yield near 7 percent and annual revenue near …


Stocks rise to five-year high

NEW YORK – Strong earnings from tech giants nudged the stock market to a five-year high Wednesday. Investors drew encouragement from a vote by the House of Representatives to let …


Textainer’s consistent growth makes for smart investment

If you’re looking for a solid dividend payer for your portfolio, look at Textainer (NYSE: TGH), which leases intermodal containers worldwide. Its dividend yield was recently 5.6 percent, and the …


Motley Fool: Investors would be wise to get on board with Hasbro

Hasbro’s (Nasdaq: HAS) portfolio includes classics such as Nerf, Play-Doh and Twister, as well as Parker Brothers games such as Monopoly. Its dividend recently yielded 4 percent, and the dividend’s …


Despite positive developments, Best Buy still comes with risks

Shares of electronics retailer Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) have fallen by more than 40 percent over the past year, leaving some wondering whether it’s a bargain now. Well, opinions are …


Starbucks’ continued growth merits spot on watch list

There seems to be a Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) on every corner. Does it deserve a location in your portfolio, too? Along with its flagship coffee brand, Starbucks also owns Tazo …


Motley Fool: Intel shares ridiculously undervalued

Shares of microchip giant Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) have fallen quite a bit over the past year, presenting a nice opportunity for investors. What’s going on? Well, some worry that the …


Motley Fool: Whole Foods looks promising over long term

Looking for long-term performance and corporate social responsibility? Consider Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM). Since the first Whole Foods opened in Austin, Texas, in 1978, the company has sought a …


Devon Energy stock shows big potential for future growth

Looking for a good energy company for your portfolio? Check out Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN). It’s a major oil and gas producer with a balanced production mix and a vast …


WSU, UW could expand investments if bill passes

A constitutional amendment on this year’s ballot could help Washington State University earn a little more investment income in the future. If approved, Senate Joint Resolution 8223 would allow WSU …


Dow loses 251 in 2nd-biggest drop of the year

Worries about the U.S. economy are sending the Dow Jones industrial average down 251 points, the second-worst drop this year.


US stocks open higher following China rate cut

NEW YORK — Stocks opened sharply higher on Wall Street after China cut its benchmark lending rate in another bid to boost its slowing economy.