Mortgage applications up, FOX beat out expectations and Yum! Brand (YUM) facing tougher recovery


Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets closed slightly lower on Wednesday after mortgage applications rose last week. The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that their seasonally adjusted index of mortgage activity grew 1.3% for the week ending on January 30. The index accounts for refinancing applications and home purchase applications. Refinancing applications grew 2.5% on their own, and home sales dropped […]

February 4, 2015

NABE report shows increase in hiring and sales for second quarter, Yum! Brands (YUM) face safety scare and Hasbro (HAS) reports strong second-quarter


Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets were heading slightly lower on Monday morning after U.S. companies reported an increase in employment and sales during the second-quarter, a report released by the National Association for Business Economics showed. The report said that of the 85 companies that took the survey, 57% of them said that sales were up during the quarter […]

July 21, 2014