Major companies buy first-ever Super Bowl ads with hopes to gain attention in streaming era

Super Bowl ads come with a steep price tag: Report FOX Business’ Grady Timble says a 30-second advertisement for the Super Bowl can cost a reported $5.6 million. Little Caesars pizza chain, Facebook and the running brand Saucony will buy their first Super Bowl ads ever this year, taking advantage of one of the last events that enjoys a large live audience in an era where streaming services like Netflix have splintered TV […]

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ViacomCBS in talks to buy stake in Miramax film library

CBS, Viacom stocks decline amid merger process FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino gives his take on the CBS and Viacom merger. ViacomCBS is on the verge of acquiring a minority stake in the film library for Miramax  which features such titles as Oscar winner “Shakespeare in Love,” the smash musical “Chicago,” and the comedy “Bridget Jones Diary.” Continue Reading Below According […]

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Fahour enters the buy now, pay later fray

The much-foreshadowed entry of Latitude Financial into the increasingly crowded "buy now, pay later" sector has finally occurred. Latitude’s Ahmed Fahour might be a relatively late entrant but his track record, Latitude’s strengths and the terms of the initial offer says he’s got a good chance of shaking up the space. Latitude launched its buy now, pay later (BNPL) product […]

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Is Chevron a Buy?

Chevron (NYSE: CVX) was outbid by Occidental Petroleum in the Andadarko Petroleum acquisition fight. It was something of a stunner to see the oil giant lose out to a company that's around a fifth of its size. If Chevron had won, it would have expanded its reach in the hot onshore U.S. energy market. Is Chevron worth owning without that? […]

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How to buy a home, millennial style

Millennials have been driving home sales the past few years but they’re doing so cautiously. (Photo: Getty Images) Tired of squandering more than $2,500 a month on rent in downtown Washington, DC, Tyler Hanson, 30, finally decided to buy a place for herself and her 4-year-old daughter. But she had a non-negotiable rule: One of her bi-weekly paychecks had to cover […]

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Better Buy: Seagate Technology vs. Qualcomm

Seagate (NASDAQ: STX) and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) produce key components for the PC and mobile markets, respectively. Seagate is the second-largest maker of HDDs (hard disk drives) in the world after Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC), and Qualcomm is the world's top maker of mobile chipsets and modems. Seagate's stock tumbled nearly 30% over the past 12 months, due to slow […]

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3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades

We're big fans of Warren Buffett here at the Motley Fool. Thus, when the Oracle of Omaha says that his "favorite holding period is forever," we take note. We asked three of our contributors to channel their inner Warren Buffett and choose a stock that they'd have no problem buying and holding for the decades to come. They selected clean […]

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Is Western Digital a Buy?

Data storage specialist Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) is having a rough year on the public market. Share prices have plunged 57% in 52 weeks, including a 27% drop in May alone. Is Western Digital's business falling apart before our eyes, or would this be a great time to pick up shares on the cheap? Let's have a look. Continue Reading […]

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Better Buy: Disney vs. Mattel

Both Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) and Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) are owners of iconic entertainment brands, but their stock prices have moved in opposite directions in recent years. Disney stock jumped higher this year after the company impressed investors with its plans to take its popular movie franchises to a digital audience with Disney+ this fall. Meanwhile, Mattel's Hot Wheels and […]

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