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Personally Disrupted: 14 CEOs Who Got Axed After Failing To Navigate Disruption

Approximately 1,452 CEOs left their jobs in 2018, according to a report by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That’s a 25% increase from the previous year, and the largest wave of departures since the 2007-2008 financial crisis. The (Somewhat) Sad State of Corporate Innovation ...

The Consumer Staples Sector is Leading and this Stock is About to Break Out

The S&P 500 hit a new 52-week high last week and three sectors joined the index with new highs of their own: the Technology SPDR, the Consumer Discretionary SPDR and the Consumer Staples SPDR. Note that I am basing the new highs on price chart using unadjusted prices, which do not include dividends ...

Charting Robust AD Lines that Truly Reflect the Broader Market

The NYSE and Nasdaq are fine as exchanges, but their AD Lines do not tell the entire story when it comes to breadth. The major stock indexes, such as the S&P 500 and S&P Small-cap 600, contain stocks from both exchanges. As such, robust breadth indicators should include stocks from both exchanges a ...

Heavier, sour US crude prices fall on high supply, global demand concerns

Values for heavier, sour crude oil grades available on the US Gulf Coast have dropped as the outlook for global demand deteriorates, production remains strong and the deadline to implement low sulfur standards for marine fuel approaches. The front-month differential for benchmark medium sour crude ...

Artificial Intelligence Deals Tracker: ~7K Deals Across 20 Industries In One Heatmap

Since 2013, over 3.6K AI startups have raised equity funding globally. The majority of these companies — like unicorns UiPath, Automation Anywhere, and Face++ — sell AI software-as-a-service. Others use AI to develop their core products, including Indigo Agriculture, which leverages machine lea ...

XLE and Oil Hit Reversal Alert Zones - On Trend Preview

There is much more to a sector than its price chart and StockCharts has the data to take your sector analysis to the next level. Yes, I am talking about the unique breadth indicators that our crack data team calculates and publishes every day. These indicators include AD Percent, High-Low Percent, % ...

XLE and Oil Hit Reversal Alert Zones - On Trend Video

There is much more to a sector than its price chart and StockCharts has the data to take your sector analysis to the next level. Yes, I am talking about the unique breadth indicators that our crack data team calculates and publishes every day. These indicators include AD Percent, High-Low Percent, % ...

Energy and commodities highlights: US gas prices, OPEC meeting, Chinese LNG investment

Moving into high summer, US energy markets were taking stock of trends in power generation amid low gas prices. The US Henry Hub gas benchmark recently traded at historic lows, and with forward prices suggesting little upside, the fuel is likely to see increased demand from power plants this summer ...

Here's a Food Stock with Performance Written All Over It

The Consumer Staples SPDR (XLP) is the third best performing sector over the last three months and one of only three sector SPDRs to record a new high here in June (along with XLU and XLRE). In addition, the S&P 500 is trading comfortably above its 200-day SMA. Overall, we can assume that the S&P 5 ...

167 Of The Biggest, Costliest Startup Failures Of All Time

We’ve had failure on the brain recently. Why? Partly because it’s a good counterbalance to the typical survivorship bias-laden stories we read, and also because understanding failure is critical to the algorithms underlying our product. Some of the fail-related research we’ve issued includes: ...