Rule Breaker's Guide to Cryptocurrencies, Part 2: How to Buy Cryptocurrencies… When You're a Teen

Rule Breaker's Guide to Cryptocurrencies, Part 2: How to Buy Cryptocurrencies… When You're a Teen
In this Rule Breakers podcast, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner recruited Fool analyst Aaron Bush to help him with Cryptocurrencies 101. Turns out that a fair number of his listeners wanted more. So this week — with bitcoin trading at more than twice the level it was for the previous episode — he brought Aaron back for a more advanced... Read More

European Equity Benchmarks Close Lower; European Employment Levels Hit Record Highs

European Equity Benchmarks Close Lower; European Employment Levels Hit Record Highs
The broad-based major European markets closed lower in Wednesday’s trading session, as utilities and energy stocks weighed down the exchanges. In economic news, employment levels rose 0.4% in the euro area (EA19), and 0.3% in the EU28 in Q3 compared with the previous quarter, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Compared with the same quarter last... Read More

Midday Update: Wall Street Idles Near Record Highs Ahead of FOMC Decision

Midday Update: Wall Street Idles Near Record Highs Ahead of FOMC Decision
Fueled by a marginal increase in a leading inflation gauge and strength in the industrial sector, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 are higher for a fifth straight day as Wall Street pauses at record highs before the Federal Open Market Committee announcement at 2pm ET. Consumer prices increased by 0.4% in November, matching Wall Street’s expectations. But... Read More

United Technologies: The Year In Review

United Technologies: The Year In Review
United Technologies  ( UTX ) has had an amazing year in 2o17. Right from the very first quarter, the company was posting top and bottom line figures that managed to consistently beat the street consensus. This success was primarily a product of the company’s diversified business mix, coupled with a wide geographical presence. These factors allowed it to remain profitable even... Read More

Why Finisar Shares Are Soaring Today

Why Finisar Shares Are Soaring Today
What happened Shares of Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR) have soared today, up by 30% as of 12 p.m. EST, after the company scored a $390 million investment from Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) . The investment was awarded from the $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund that Apple set up in May of this year, which is dedicated to supporting innovation and job creation domestically. Apple... Read More

Connecticut Water (CTWS) Unit Receives Rate Hike Approval

Connecticut Water (CTWS) Unit Receives Rate Hike Approval
Connecticut Water Services Inc.CTWS announced that its subsidiary The Maine Water Company received approval from the Maine Public Utilities Commission (“MPUC”) to increase water rates. The rate hike approval will impact 16,500 customers residing in Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach and Scarborough. The new water rates became effective with customer bills issued on or after Dec 1, 2017. Rationale Behind... Read More