Marathon Oil (MRO), which has been struggling with quarterly losses, will likely become profitable in the coming quarters as it ramps up volumes from its four US onshore assets and benefits from improvement in oil prices.
Costco (NASDAQ:COST) continues to squander an opportunity by operating as if the internet has not become a major factor in retail.
The company has proven resilient in the face of digital competitors led by Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). While other retailers are shuttering stores, losing sales, and generally fighting for survival, the warehouse chain has not had that problem.
Wall Street didn’t get the nitty gritty details it wanted on policies such as tax reform and trade from President Trump Tuesday night in his speech to Congress, but the commander-in-chief’s “presidential” tone set investors at ease and they pushed the Dow up more than 300 pointsto a record-setting close above 21,000.