Fourth-Quarter Big Bank Earnings: What You Need to Know

Fourth-Quarter Big Bank Earnings: What You Need to Know
Industry Focus: Financials  host Michael Douglass and contributor Matt Frankel take a close look at the recently released fourth-quarter big bank earnings. In addition to the individual banks’ results, here’s what investors need to know about tax reform, rising interest rates, and other industrywide catalysts. A full transcript follows the video. 10 stocks we like better than Wal-MartWhen investing geniuses David... Read More

3 Stocks Under $10 That Surged Today

3 Stocks Under $10 That Surged Today
Here at Zacks, we encourage investors to follow our proven stock-picking system, which places a great deal of emphasis on the importance of earnings estimate revisions in order to identify winning stocks. However, we also always look to cover stocks, from S&P 500 powers to small cap-firms, when they make newsworthy moves. With that said, we understand that stocks trading... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Tesla's New Compensation Package for Elon Musk

Everything You Need to Know About Tesla's New Compensation Package for Elon Musk
Electric-car maker Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has announced  a new compensation package for CEO Elon Musk, one that is intended to retain him for at least another decade. The package consists of a 10-year grant of stock options that is split into 12 different tranches with specific vesting milestones. The company points out that none of the tranches will vest over... Read More

5 Russia Stocks to Consider Buying

5 Russia Stocks to Consider Buying
For U.S. investors Russia has never had the reputation of a “safe” place to invest . Headlines covering hacked bank accounts and DNC servers haven’t made investors any more eager to invest in the Russian Federation. Yet the negative media portrayal may mask viable investment opportunities in the country. Here are five of the best Russian stocks that you might want to... Read More

Netflix's 8.3 Million New Subscribers Didn't Come Cheap

Netflix's 8.3 Million New Subscribers Didn't Come Cheap
Internet TV giant Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had a bumper fourth quarter. The company added a whopping 8.3 million streaming subscribers , with 1.98 million coming from the U.S., and 6.36 million coming from international markets. That’s 18% more subscribers than Netflix added during the fourth quarter of 2016. These new subscribers didn’t come cheap. Netflix ramped up its marketing spending... Read More

LG Display Co. Is Turning a Corner

LG Display Co. Is Turning a Corner
LCD and OLED screen builder LG Display (NYSE: LPL) reported fourth-quarter results after Monday’s closing bell. The South Korean company suffered troublesome seasonal and exchange-rate effects in this reporting period, putting a heavy lid on bottom-line profits. But investors latched on to the bright spots in LG Display’s results, and Tuesday’s trading saw share prices rise 9.7% higher at 2:45... Read More