Big things usually have small beginnings. That's certainly the case with wind power in the United States. At the turn of the century wind farms contributed a negligible amount of electricity to the grid. But that changed as the technology and economics improved. Wind power's share of American el
The week started off with a bang for U.S. equities after fears of geopolitical tensions caused by the Syria missile strike calmed down. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.8%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 0.9% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.7% at day’
Cryptocurrencies are still a hot ticket. Though they've fallen a long way from December's peaks, bitcoin prices are still up 588% over the last year and Ethereum has gained 1,108% over the same period.
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Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS) is an independent exploration and production company. The focus is on the acquisition and development of land unconventional oil and gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana states and the Permian Basin in the Williston Basin.
For the fiscal year ended December 20
President Trump took credit Tuesday for “the safest year on record” for U.S. air travel, touting zero deaths in 2017. But there actually haven’t been any deaths on a U.S. passenger airline in nearly nine years.
Still, the president took credit for the safety record in a tweet.
“Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news — it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!”
There were fatal crashes of commercial planes last year, but they all involved non-U.S.....More>>>
January 24, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 29 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday’s session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by around 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq, decliners led advancers by more than 9 to 5.
Colony NorthStar Inc. (NYSE: CLNS) traded down about 2.5% Wednesday and posted a new 52-week low of $9.86 after closing Tuesday at $10.11. The 52-week high is $14.74. Volume was over 7.7 million, about double the daily average of 3.5 million shares. The company had no specific news.
Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) dropped about 2%....More>>>
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Big things usually have small beginnings. That’s certainly the case with wind power in the United States. At the turn of the century wind farms contributed a negligible amount of electricity to the grid. But that changed as the technology and economics improved. Wind power’s share of American electricity generation jumped to 1.5% by 2008 and 6.3% by 2017. It’s poised to send more electrons to the grid than hydropower before the end of the decade.
While the exponential growth demonstrated by wind power has made some long-term investors wealthy, there are parallels to....More>>>
Voyager Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VYGR) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the company announced that it received some feedback from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from its Type C meeting.
Based on the written response from the FDA, Voyager continues to plan to submit
Alteryx, Inc.(NYSE:AYX) reported its first-quarter results on May 9, and the company saw its sales increase 50% year over year to $42.8 million. The data analytics platform specialist had a GAAP loss of $0.09 per share, compared to a loss of $0.22 per share in the year-ago quarter.
Wall Street brokerages expect E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) to report sales of $275.05 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for E. W. Scripps’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $276.96 million and the lowest estimate comin