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Comcast Is the Stock We Love to Hate

Comcast (NASDAQ:) is a company, and a stock, people love to hate. But over the last five years the stock has been meeting the market and delivering a steady stream of dividends that have nearly doubled. People , but some of the legitimate criticism is fading into the past. These days Comcast is no more […]

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Sundance: 2020 New Frontier Program Features Underwater VR, Chomsky A.I.

The Sundance Institute revealed the last batch of programming for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival — minus a few last-minute additions to its feature lineup, still to come —  by announcing its New Frontier section, which this time around include not only augmented and virtual reality, but also SMS-based text messaging, biotech and artificial intelligence. […]

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Are Acquisitions Boosting Growth for Polaris?

Polaris (NYSE: PII) is a leading manufacturer of vehicles such as motorcycles, off-road vehicles (ORV), all-terrain vehicles (ATV), and snowmobiles. The company owns popular brands such as Ranger, RZR, Indian and Slingshot motorbikes, and Timbersled snow vehicles. Polaris faced significant challenges in 2016 when it was hit by a series of vehicle recalls that dented […]

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Better Buy: DexCom vs. Abbott Laboratories

Healthcare stocks languished during most of 2019 as the markets fretted over political risks associated with the upcoming presidential election. But the sector picked up some steam in the last three months of the year as those worries subsided and investors turned to the sector looking for opportunities that could hold up well if the […]

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7 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week

Editor’s note: InvestorPlace’s Earnings Reports to Watch is updated weekly. Please check back next week for our latest . So far, earnings season has been somewhat quiet. The earnings calendar has picked up in the last two weeks — but hasn’t yet had much impact on U.S. stocks. The market has seen bank earnings as modestly […]

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Now Is Not a Good Time to Buy Luckin Stock

The longer-term outlook of upstart Chinese coffee retailer Luckin Coffee (NASDAQ:) remains extremely positive. But with the coronavirus afflicting China, longer-term investors and traders would probably be better off not pulling the trigger on LK stock just yet. Earlier this month, it would install “smart coffee machines” and “smart vending machines.” The smart coffee machines […]

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