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Walmart Expanding Latin American Footprint With Cornershop Acquisition

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)  is a worldwide retailer that operates in various formats.  The three segments of the company include Wal-mart U.S., Wal-mart International, and Sam’s Club.  The company is comprised of discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement...

“It’s Gettin’ Rocky!” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 8-18-18

Vista Partners has published “It’s Gettin’ Rocky!” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 8-18-18 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by the Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s Coverage Universe that...

Caterpillar Beats Earnings Estimates as Sales & Revenues Increase 24% YOY

Dow 30 Component Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. also works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving positive change on every continent....

World Cup Ratings Rebounding

A week into the first round of the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, ratings in the US were down 44% in comparison the first round in 2014. Bloomberg even wrote that “World Cup ratings are a complete nightmare for Fox and Comcast.” Fortunately,...

Intel’s CEO Resigns, Robert Swan Steps Up As Interim CEO

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel has announced CEO and Board of Directors member, Brian Krzanich’s resignation and has named the company’s Chief Financial...

“Hello Volatility” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 6-16-18

Vista Partners has published “Hello Volatility” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 6-16-18 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s Coverage Universe that...

The Fed Raises Interest Rates As Expected

No shocker for the markets here as The Fed raised interest rates for the seventh time since the financial crisis. The new target range for interest rates increased by .25% to a new range if 1.75%-2%. This is the highest it has been since September...

Microsoft to Purchase Leading Software Development Platform GitHub

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will acquire the world’s leading software development platform GitHub for $7.5B in Microsoft stock. . The platform is used by over 28 million developers to learn, share and collaborate ideas for future software development. With the purchase of GitHub, the two companies...