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    Chevrolet said on Tuesday that its next-generation electric hybrid, the 2016 Volt, can reach a 53-mile range using only its lithium-ion battery power, according to official figures from the Environmental Protection Agency. When the gasoline-powered engine kicks in, the car can then travel up to 420 miles in total.

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    The AdvisorShares Pacific Asset Enhanced Floating Rate ETF (FLRT) has essentially been flat since its February launch, but that will change significantly if and when rates finally make their upward move, said Bob Boyd, portfolio manager for Pacific Asset Management.

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    The price of crude bounced fractionally Tuesday. What happened was that speculators leveraged themselves so far into historically long exposure that there was no one left to buy near $150, as the "story" became obvious that crude could only go higher.

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    We've been hearing for months now about the possibility of a Clinton campaign answer to inequality and the problem of “short term capitalism. Unfortunately, it’s a dud.

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     .  .  . Toyota (TM)  posted a record profit of $5.2 billion in its fiscal first quarter on a strong performance overseas that was boosted by a weak yen and as the automaker overcame faltering vehicle demand in China.

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    Apple (AAPL) and Twitter are two of the most widely followed stocks on the market, and some may wonder if their slides offer an opportunity to buy low.To answer that question, here are some technical guideposts that should help investors and traders decide at what prices to buy and sell shares of the two companies.

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    I'm not in a hurry to buy oil, nor do I have a desire to call a bottom. If that is you, then there just may be a bullish trade forming on the charts. My focus here is on the bullish divergences present on the daily chart. For instance, there is a big divergence in the seven-period Money Flow Index, while the divergence in the Commodity Channel Index is present on the 21-period measurement.

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    Apple (AAPL) shares head for fifth-straight loss, 10th in the last 11 sessions. Apple Inc.' s stock dropped to the lowest level in over six months, as the break below two key bearish technical thresholds warned that a new downtrend may have started. The blue chip technology company's shares closed Monday 10.9% below the Feb. 23 record close of $133, meaning it entered official correction territory.

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    Chegg's  growth in its digital business helped it beat expectations in the second quarter, according to CEO Dan Rosensweig. "The transition to digital is going even faster than we expected, so right now things look great," he said. "It's very interesting because five years ago, that's all we could do.

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    Even as Twitter closed below $30 Monday, shares are untouchable for the first time since it went public in November 2013, even at these low levels. "Well, at what level do you think it would become attractive?" he asked. "I would say $11," was my reply.

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    NEW YORK — As interest rates are set to rise for the first time in nearly a decade, the reaction from the stock markets remain a large unknown factor for investors. The Federal Reserve is expected to increase interest rates for the first time since 2006.

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    New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) is a New York City-based bank with a strong business and a even stronger dividend yield. The stock has traded below $17 since 2014 but finally broke this resistance in February 2015; in two months it jumped by 10% to $18.70, where the price started to fluctuate again but this time the pause was shorter.

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    The July auto sales numbers are in for most of the major automakers and they tell a surprising tale: Sales of gas-guzzling SUVs are increasing as sales for eco cars are decreasing. Despite what some in New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco might say , Americans know what kinds of cars they want. Nissan (NSANF): LEAF down 61% Rogue up 51% Nissan (NSANF) sales figures.

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    Apple stock entered official correction territory on Monday and crossed below the key 200- day moving average, suggesting that a new long-term downtrend may have started. You'll be surprised when you see which airline is No. 1. See full story. Diamonds may be the next big thing in the futures market.

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    Bed Bath & Beyond's (BBBY) margins are being squeezed due to increased spending on omnichannel initiatives. "One of the things that attracted us last year to the firm, outside of the consistency of the business, was a change in management's use of the company's balance sheet," said DeVaul. Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) have fallen 15% year to date.

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    These are extraordinary times for the precious metals markets. If recent trends could be summed up in one word, it would be bifurcation. It's been extraordinarily difficult for some investors to keep their conviction and hold on to real value while paper markets relentlessly discount it. 1. Investment Demand for Gold and Silver Coins Surges.