DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.-- International Speedway Corp. said Thursday it posted a $1 million third-quarter loss, hurt by a double-digit drop in revenue stemming from the shifting of race dates and a continued drop in ticket sales stemming from the sluggish economy.
The S&P 500 rose for a fourth session after a report suggested improvement in the labor market ahead of Friday's closely watched monthly payrolls report. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 6.10 points, or 0.19 percent, to 3,141.40. **COLLABRX INC, $6.80, up 79.4 pct.
U.S. stocks rose for a fourth session on Thursday following encouraging comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on tools to tackle the region's debt crisis and in support of the euro. **COLLABRX INC, $6.9, up 83.3 pct.
U.S. stocks rose at the open after labor market data came in within expectations and following encouraging comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on tools to tackle the region's debt crisis. **NUVASIVE INC, $14.9, down 34 pct.
U.S. stock index futures added to gains after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said growth risks are on the downside and should be contained by effective policymaker action. Brokerages Canaccord Genuity, Robert W. Baird& Co, Mizuho Securities USA, BMO Capital Markets and ThinkEquity Llc cut their price targets on the stock.
U.S. stock index futures added to gains after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said growth risks are on the downside and should be contained by effective policymaker action. **NUVASIVE INC, Wednesday close $22.62, down 29.3 pct premarket. **INFORMATICA CORP, Wednesday close $33.63, down 19.7 pct premarket.
Here’s a look at six stocks that have hiked dividend payouts in the last couple of weeks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Oct. 8.
According to the weekly survey by the American Association of Individual Investors, 49 percent of participants were still bearish. Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, and Paul Alan Davis, senior portfolio manager at Charles Schwab Investment Management, discussed what must be done to get investors off the sidelines.
NASCAR is taking the biggest hit from the economic slowdown. Fans in their gas guzzling RVs are cutting back on the number of races they go to and car manufacturers who are seeing huge declines don't have the money to spend on sponsorships.
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Many NASCAR fans think nothing of jumping in their recreational vehicles or pickup trucks and driving 300 miles or more to watch races in places like Talladega, Alabama; Bristol, Tennessee; and Las Vegas.
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Redneck" and "Wall Street" are not often mentioned in the same sentence, but they're close companions where Mark Travis is concerned. The chief investment officer of Intrepid Capital Funds counts so-called "redneck" shares among his favorites.
It's not easy for Sprint these days: It lost about 1 million customers last year and is readying to announce the amount of a huge write-off related to its Nextel merger. Then, just as it was ramping up for 2008, the first year in which the Nextel Cup Series would be renamed the Sprint Cup, the wrong driver's won the Daytona 500 on Sunday...
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Bruce Kennedy, the husband of International Speedway official Lesa France Kennedy, was killed Tuesday morning in a plane crash in Sanford, Fla.
NBC affiliate WESH is reporting the death of one of the most influential executives in sports. The station says International Speedway Corp. president Lesa France Kennedy was killed in a small plane crash. She is the daughter of the late Bill France Jr. (who died last month) and brother of NASCAR chairman Brian France. Her husband Dr. Bruce Kennedy, also a passenger on the plane, has also been reported killed.
For the past couple years, college football and basketball coaches have gone nuts text messaging recruits. The reason is pretty simple -- coaches are limited in the number of phone calls they can make, but there are no restrictions on text messaging. That might all come to an end August 1. The process will start today as the NCAA's management council considers a proposal to prohibit the practice, limiting non-voice communication to email and fax.