Best and Worst Performing S&P 500 Stocks on Earnings

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While the average stock that has reported earnings this season has gone down 0.82% on its earnings reaction day, there have of course been some big winners.  There are 27 stocks in the S&P 500 that have gained 5% or more on their earnings reaction days so far this season (which began on July 10th).  These 27 stocks are listed in the table below. As shown, Michael Kors (KORS) tops the list with a one-day gain of 21.54% that it saw on August 8th after earnings.  Perrigo (PRGO) ranks 2nd with a gain of 15.78%, followed by Illumina (ILMN), Freeport-McMoRan… Read Entire Story

Stocks Selling Off Post Earnings

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Nearly 2,500 companies have reported earnings since the current earnings season began, and the average stock that has reported has actually fallen 0.82% on its earnings reaction day.  Notably as well is that stocks that have reported have continued to fall even after their initial earnings reaction day. Below is a chart detailing this trend.  As shown, companies that have beaten earnings estimates have averaged a small gain of 0.81% on their earnings reaction days this season.  Companies that have missed EPS estimates have gotten hit hard, however, with a one-day drop of 3.61%. … Read Entire Story

How 2 Entrepreneurs Wrote Their Business Plan on a Napkin at a Bar (and Why the Plan Worked)

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The ZinePak co-founders had a simple strategy, and they stuck to it. Read Entire Story

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/27, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week’s topic: Saving During Graduation Season! Learn about gift options for soon-to-be graduates, saving on throwing a graduation party,… Read Entire Story

Current Ideas in Small Business, Q1 2017 (FS206)

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We’ve got some articles, some books, some podcasts and some videos that can help you with your vision, motivation, productivity and all the other good stuff you need to succeed in modern indie business. Give the podcast episode a listen if you’re not already subscribed… the context on each of these is fun, inspiring and meaningful. Enjoy! It’s better to listen on the go! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Soundcloud RSS “Current Events in Small Business, Q1 2017” Tweet This Steph’s Stuff: 1. I completed Season One of Courage + Clarity! Lots of people listening know we decided to start another podcast under the Fizzle umbrella called… Read Entire Story

How Gerard Adams Escaped Drugs and Bad Influences to Become a Millionaire

The co-founder of Elite Daily goes home in the season finale of Leaders Create Leaders. Read Entire Story

Bespoke’s Interactive Earnings Season Calendar — Q4 2016

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It’s difficult enough to stay on top of the earnings release dates for stocks in your portfolios, but figuring out what to do with a stock both before and right after it reports earnings is a whole different story.  If you’re looking for top-level earnings season analysis, Bespoke’s paid research product is the place to get it. With earnings season underway, now is the perfect time to try out Bespoke’s subscription product.  The first thing you’ll want to do once you sign up is download our Q4 Interactive Earnings Season Calendar, which provides the … Read Entire Story

3 Essential Podcast Launch Tips

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If you haven’t started your own podcast yet, odds are you’ve thought about it. Podcasting is awesome because people can tune in on the go — in their cars, while washing dishes or mowing the lawn. On top of this, many of us feel comfortable “just talking” instead of sitting down to write a blog post or attempt to record something on YouTube. When we listen to a good podcast it feels like we’re sitting down for a cup of coffee with the host, and as business builders this kind of closeness with an audience is… Read Entire Story

Treat Yo’self: Warm Holiday Wishes from Moz!

Posted by FeliciaCrawfordIn almost the blink of an eye, 2016 is coming to a close. And yet as fast as it went, this year absolutely brims with memories. Now that we’re full-swing into the season of warm, fuzzy feelings and excruciatingly long lines at the store, the time is ripe to reflect back on all that’s passed. And in classic Internet fashion, what better way to reflect than with a quick quiz? 1. So, how are you feeling about this year’s wintry season (also known as Q4)? A. Fantastic! I’ve been listening to Neil Diamond’s rendition of Walking… Read Entire Story

11 Ways to Encourage Work-Life Balance During the Busy Holiday Season

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How do you encourage a good work-life balance during this busy time of year? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised… Read more » (c) Read Entire Story

Tips for a Stress-Free Business Trip

Here are some simple tricks to ensure for smooth business travels. Read Entire Story

Seahawks player gets penalty for hugging referee after scoring a touchdown

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Earl Thomas may be the first player in the NFL to get penalized for giving a hug. Read Entire Story