InvestorPlace: Target Stock Still Isn’t Worth Buying Despite Insanely Strong Earnings

Last week, traditional retail behemoth Walmart (NYSE:WMT) reported outstanding second-quarter numbers that blew estimates out of the water. It was easily Walmart’s best report over the past several years, and it featured 4.5% comparable sales growth — the company’s best…

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InvestorPlace: NVIDIA (NVDA) Gaming Drives the Deep Learning-AI Revolution

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) is not only reinventing industries but actually creating new industries with its GPU-based deep learning and artificial intelligence technologies. Today’s buzzword for that is “disruption,” but Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter called the human engine of innovation “creative destruction”…

InvestorPlace: Rethinking What Facebook Is Makes It Attractive Again

There’s no doubt about it. Since late July, it’s been tough for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). FB stock plunged 19% on Jul. 26 after posting a disappointing second quarter revenue figure and suggesting that user growth is slowing. A few days later,…

InvestorPlace: With GE Stock at Nine Year Lows, Is It Time to Buy the Dip?

Industrial conglomerate General Electric (NYSE:GE) made headlines again this week — and not in a good way. GE stock dropped below $12 for the first time since July 2009. To put that in perspective, GE stock was a $30-plus stock at…

InvestorPlace: Pepsi (PEP) Buys SodaStream (SODA) for $144 per Share

Late August in the stock market is not usually the time one starts thinking about “Merger Monday,” but a surprising development has greeted investors this morning with news that soft drink and snack giant PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) will be acquiring DIY beverage…