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Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock exchange to break down the latest market moves.
It is true that IBM has placed a big bet on health care. The first question we asked was, “Can Watson help oncologists make better decisions for their patients?” Repeatedly, the answer has proven to be a resounding “yes,” as demonstrated in peer-reviewed research and regular feedback from those using these tools. At the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, Mayo Clinic doctors reported that Watson boosted enrollment in breast-cancer clinical trials by 80%.
It's difficult for patients to share medical records, especially between hospitals. Despite years of efforts to make it easier, there are strong economic incentives that keep health tech incumbents and care providers from fixing the problem. On Monday, a bunch of traditional tech giants, including Alphabet, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Salesforce, proposed a common set of standards and pledged to make products that support them.
Cisco Systems Inc. will wrap up its fiscal year with an earnings report that could have investors focusing on the future instead of the results.
HP (HPQ) has an expected market-cap-to-revenue ratio of 0.67x for fiscal 2018 and 0.67x for fiscal 2019. Its EV-to-revenue ratio is expected to be 0.69x in 2018 and 0.66x in 2019, while its EV-to-EBITDA ratio is expected to be 8.44x in 2018 and 7.91x in 2019.
Tesla, Intel and Amazon were early leaders Monday as stocks opened to narrow gains, despite global weakness linked to Turkey's currency crisis.
In this daily bar chart of TXN, below, we can see that prices were in a sideways market from January to early May and another tighter range from June till now. Trading volume has slowly diminished from January and the daily On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has been neutral/flat the whole time. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) oscillator has been hugging the zero line recently - not a surprise with a trading range market.
Chief among them: jump-starting the rally in a chip space that has led the broader market rally since 2016. If Action Alerts PLUS holding Nvidia doesn't deliver in a big way with its earnings, it could spark fresh selling in the chip space.
The WTI Cushing–WTI Midland spread, a key indicator for Permian producers and pipeline MLPs, narrowed last week, to ~$12 from $18 per barrel the week prior. However, it is still wider than this year’s average spread of $6.20 per barrel.
In the previous part of this series, we saw that analysts expect HP’s (HPQ) revenue to rise 9.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $14.25 billion in the fiscal third quarter of 2018. Analysts have estimated a 6.6% YoY revenue growth in the fiscal fourth quarter as well, reflecting revenue growth of 10.7% in fiscal 2018.
On August 3–10, the United States Oil ETF (USO) fell 1.3%, the United States 12-Month Oil ETF (USL) fell 0.5%, and the ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil ETF (UCO) fell 2.8%. These ETFs track US crude oil futures.
Pete Rodriguez, who was named CEO of Silicon Catalyst earlier this summer, talks about why it's so hard to do a semiconductor startup, how his program helps and whether Washington's new focus on Chinese chip deals has complicated things.
CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL), which is a global telecom and IT provider, has been showing some nice momentum lately. Note that on Friday, the stock price surged 13% to $20.97 per share, and it’s jumping nearly 3% today. CTL stock is up about 40% year-to-date.
The U.S. Air Force is on the hunt for pilots to fly the new KC-46A Pegasus tanker. According to a press release from the service, Air Mobility Command will conduct a pilot selection board this fall to choose about 104 pilots for the new aircraft.
The IBM Building in midtown Manhattan is for sale and could fetch more than $1.3 billion, a person with knowledge of the offering said. The owner of the 43-story tower at 590 Madison Ave. would also consider selling a partial interest, according to the person, who asked not to be identified because the matter is private. State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio bought a stake in the property in 1994 and the remaining share three years later, the person said.
US E&P (exploration and production) stocks, particularly oil-weighted stocks, were sluggish last week (ended August 10) due to crude oil prices falling sharply mid-week. Although crude oil recovered slightly on Friday, it fell 1.3% last week to close at $67.60 per barrel. Trade tensions, expectations of lower demand, and strength in the US dollar weighed on crude oil prices, while sanctions on Iranian oil supported them.
The case for taking Tesla private may seem compelling — but check the data first, writes Mark Hulbert.
Remember Prodigy, the online service that flourished in the 1990s before flaming out a decade later? Turns out, IBM was one of its original partners and owns Prodigy patents on some of the foundations of e-commerce. A few years ago, IBM claimed Groupon andPriceline Group Inc. were violating some of them and demanded millions.