VeChain (VEN) Rebrands As It Looks To Improve Its Profile

VEN

These days it seems that digital currencies are becoming a lit bland, even with the plethora of blockchain dynamics out there. This has created a new trend among the current crop of digital currencies currently trading against more established cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The trend is essentially rebranding, the altering, modification and the repositioning of a digital coin in order to ...

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Nano (NANO) The Free Cryptocurrency Is Heating Up

Nano

People who are committed to digital currencies have one major problem with the state of cryptocurrencies. They can be costly for users. The problem is so bad that with some digital currencies, a simple purchase such a cup of coffee can add more than 100% to your costs. That’s not the promise of cryptocurrencies so the emergence of a digital ...

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Can Dash (DASH) Make Digital Currencies Better?

DASH

The explosion of digital currencies has created a series of problems that not many in the cryptocurrency space saw coming. As a result of this, smaller digital currencies have sprung up over the course of the last few years to remedy the weaknesses of the Bitcoin network. The most popular of these is Litecoin but there is another fast growing ...

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Etsy Inc. (ETSY: NASDAQ) Climbs Higher On Earnings News

ETSY

Earnings season has been the most positive for some companies but for online craft-seller Etsy Inc. (ETSY: NASDAQ), the season couldn’t have produced better results. Following the closing bell on Tuesday, ETSY announced fourth quarter earnings. The numbers were appealing to investors after ETSY announced adjusted earnings per share of 15 cents. This was 6 cents better than the estimate ...

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General Mills (GIS) Is Acquiring Blue Buffalo for Nearly $8B

GIS General Mills

General Mills (GIS) is poised to enter the pet food industry thanks to recently announced plans to acquire pet food giant Blue Buffalo (BUFF). The blockbuster announcement came as a surprise to many on Wall Street, but analysts weighing in on the announcement had pretty much nothing bad to say about the plans by GIS. So what are the terms ...

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PPL Corporation (PPL) Leads The Way With Earnings Beat

PPL Corporation

Shares in PPL Corporation (PPL) were up slightly in aftermarket trading on Thursday. This after the utility company which delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom, reported fourth quarter earnings for 2017 of 55 cents per share. This was better than the consensus estimate of 48 cents a share set by analysts. Those were ...

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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) Trades Strong, Rises Nearly 10%

RRTS Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a company that provides asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics services, on Wednesday delivered positive trading to the delight of investors. RRTS started the day’s trading at $3.52 and at one point rose to a high of $4.00. The open proved to be the lowest level the stock would trade at and by the end ...

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Walmart Inc. (WMT) Fails to Beat Estimates as Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) Dazzles

Walmart WMT

Fourth quarter earnings were not what analysts had expected for discount shopping giant Walmart Inc. (WMT). The company in its most recent earnings release announced earnings per share of $1.33. This fell below one analysis estimate of $1.36. There was good news, however, as the earnings per share figure announced actually increased 2.3% year over year. WMT was able to ...

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