Thermal Imaging Business

Thermal Imaging Business You may have seen pictures of airport staff sitting behind a thermal imaging screen to detect people with high body temperature. Thermal imaging technology is playing a key role in helping tackle the COVID-19 crisis. It can help businesses reopen in a safe way and the prospects for the industry look up […]

Blackrock, Inc 1

Blackrock, Inc Blackrock Inc is the largest asset manager in the world. It manages over $7 trillion in assets. The sheer scale and size of Blackrock make it one of the top asset management stocks. In July, the company reported its Q22020 earnings. Assets under management grew 7% from $6.8 trillion to $7.3 trillion. Revenues […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. 2

Home improvement stocks have been on an uptrend. Two of the best home improvement stocks, Lowe’s and Home Depot, have both reported strong earnings. Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retail chain with 2219 big-box stores. Lowe’s is the second-largest with 1977 stores. Home Depot makes $112 billion in revenue while Lowe’s makes […]

Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

While the pandemic has had a negative impact on retail businesses across the US, there has been an unintended positive impact. As more Americans spend time at home, DIY and home improvement activities have seen an uptick. This trend has helped home improvement stocks of companies that have seen robust sales during the summer. Two […]

Walmart launches Amazon Prime-like membership plan

Walmart launches Amazon Prime-like membership plan American retailing giant Walmart has decided to close the gap on its e-commerce rival Amazon by launching a membership plan similar to Amazon Prime. The plan, known as Walmart+, will reportedly cost $98 per year and undercut Prime membership’s annual $119 fee. Walmart+ will offer same-day delivery of products […]

Stryker Corporation

Stryker Corporation Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical device and technology companies, is scheduled to hold its Q22020 earnings call at the end of this month on 30th July 2020. Its Q1 earnings had fallen short of expectations, with earnings per share dropping Y-o-Y from $1.88 per share to $1.84 per share. Medical […]

Sunrun to buy Vivint in an all-stock deal

Sunrun to buy Vivint in an all-stock deal Sunrun Inc, America’s largest residential solar company, has announced that it will acquire its leading competitor Vivint Solar in an all-stock deal. The deal will be worth $3.2 billion and create a business that caters to about 500,000 customers. The deal has been unanimously approved by both […]

Incyte Corporation

Incyte Corporation Incyte Corporation is a Delaware-based biopharmaceutical company that innovates, develops, and markets proprietary therapeutics. Its main focus is to bring out new products for unmet needs. Recently, an Incyte press release announced that it has received approval for Tabrecta, an inhibitor that for mutation-positive and recurrent nonresectable non-small cell lung cancer. The approval […]

Hopes of recovery and the dollar

Hopes of recovery and the dollar The optimist and pessimistic US dollar news have offset each other and led the greenback to be bound in a narrow range. On the positive side, investors are expecting upcoming US services data to show that the contraction in the services sector has halted. There is also hope coming […]

Reliance Jio – Zoom’s competitor

Reliance Jio – Zoom’s competitor Zoom Video Communications Inc has been on an absolute tear ever since the global lockdowns began. ZM stock has grown by a staggering 142% since mid-March 2020. With social distancing and work-from-home becoming big themes as a result of the pandemic, demand for video conferencing and distance education has skyrocketed. […]