Market Insight Blog

Overwatch League Represents a New Era for Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) CEO Bobby Kotick has a special knack for producing games that draw a mass audience. Throughout his tenure, Activision has consistently produced genre leading games. Once again, Activision has found another big hit in Overwatch -- a multiplayer first-person shooter. All indications point to Overwatch generating revenue for years, maybe decades, similar to other Activision Blizzard franchises, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty. These games have become cash […]

read more
3 Questions for Intel Corporation on January 26
On January 26, microprocessor giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) will report its financial results and provide financial guidance for the coming quarter and, likely, the entirety of 2017.Although the company is planning to host its financial analyst day shortly thereafter, on February 9, during which the company will go into deeper dives into each of its business units, there are still several questions I'd like to hear answered during the company's upcoming earnings call. Here are three. Will the memory […]

read more
Trump Commerce pick Wilbur Ross keeping some of his empire
Wilbur Ross in 75 seconds Wilbur Ross has agreed to sell some -- but not all -- of his sprawling web of assets should the billionaire be confirmed as Donald Trump's Commerce secretary. The famed investor has filed paperwork indicating he also plans to put off selling dozens of less-liquid assets, including various investment vehicles like hedge funds, for up to six months after his confirmation.

read more
Corning Wants to Revolutionize How You Drive
Corning's (NYSE:GLW) cutting-edge glass technology can already be found everywhere from smartphones to LCD TVs, advanced optics systems, lab science equipment, and even the ceramic substrates and particulate filters underlying pollution control systems in millions of vehicles today. But Corning is ready to take its show on the road in a much more visible way.At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month, Corning unveiled its ambitious vision for the "ultimate driving experience." To […]

read more
Willie McCovey and Ian Schrager get Obama pardons
The list of more than 200 people who received a pardon or commutation from President Obama Tuesday includes a pair of tax evaders from the disco era, Studio 54 owner Ian Schrager and baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey. McCovey, 79, was a popular player for the San Francisco Giants known as "Big Mac" for his hitting power. McCovey received two years probation and a $5,000 fine for filing a false income tax return. He was sentenced in 1996. He still works for the Giants as a goodwill […]

read more
Willie McCovey and Ian Schrager get Obama pardons
The list of more than 200 people who received a pardon or commutation from President Obama Tuesday includes a pair of tax evaders from the disco era, Studio 54 owner Ian Schrager and baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey. McCovey, 79, was a popular player for the San Francisco Giants known as "Big Mac" for his hitting power. McCovey received two years probation and a $5,000 fine for filing a false income tax return. He was sentenced in 1996. He still works for the Giants as a goodwill […]

read more
Donald Trump bringing his poll denialism to the White House
Approval ratings normally provide the president with a real-time report card. That is, if the president believes the polls. President-elect Donald Trump might not. On Tuesday Trump tweeted, "The same people who did the phony election polls, and were so wrong, are now doing approval rating polls. They are rigged just like before." The tweet came hours after the release of a new poll from CNN/ORC which found that Trump has an approval rating of just 40%. President Barack Obama took office in 2009 […]

read more
Donald Trump bringing his poll denialism to the White House
Approval ratings normally provide the president with a real-time report card. That is, if the president believes the polls. President-elect Donald Trump might not. On Tuesday Trump tweeted, "The same people who did the phony election polls, and were so wrong, are now doing approval rating polls. They are rigged just like before." The tweet came hours after the release of a new poll from CNN/ORC which found that Trump has an approval rating of just 40%. President Barack Obama took office in 2009 […]

read more
Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' is heading to Netflix
Seinfeld: Trump is like a kid running for President Jerry Seinfeld is hitting the road and heading to Netflix. The streaming giant has signed the comedian to "a multi-faceted production deal" that includes making Netflix the new home for his talk show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" starting later this year. "When I first started thinking about 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,' the entire Netflix business model consisted of mailing out DVDs in envelopes. I love that we are now joining […]

read more
Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' is heading to Netflix
Seinfeld: Trump is like a kid running for President Jerry Seinfeld is hitting the road and heading to Netflix. The streaming giant has signed the comedian to "a multi-faceted production deal" that includes making Netflix the new home for his talk show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" starting later this year. "When I first started thinking about 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,' the entire Netflix business model consisted of mailing out DVDs in envelopes. I love that we are now joining […]

read more

As seen on...