Stock pickers’ North Carolina favorites for 2018

Stock forecasting is a crapshoot.

Best and worst N.C. stocks in 2017

It was a great year to own stocks, particularly LendingTree which led the performance of Carolinas-based stocks in 2017. Seven stocks gained at least 40%, while another 21 jumped 20% or more. [...]

LendingTree, Old Dominion shares gain more than 10% in a week

The stunning ascent of LendingTree continues as its quarterly earnings smashed expectations. Old Dominion Freight Line gained more than 10%. Tougher news came from Speedway Motorsports, which [...]

LendingTree gains 6%, passes $3B market cap

Perhaps the most amazing story involving Carolinas-based stocks in the last year is the stunning ascent of LendingTree, which tacked on another big gain last week and is now valued at more than [...]

Red Hat jumps 13%, tops $100 for first time since 1999

Raleigh-based software company Red Hat jumped 13% after strong first quarter earnings. Stock is up 35% in the last year.

Lance sheds 17%, while LendingTree climbs 9%

Only seven of the 75 largest Carolinas-based stocks declined last week, but the biggest loser was a shocker: Lance lost nearly a fifth of its value because of slowing sales of its snacks, which [...]

The governor and LendingTree

When Pat McCrory left office after 14 years as mayor of Charlotte, and after he lost the 2008 gubernatorial election to Beverly Perdue, LendingTree CEO Doug Lebda helped lift him up with a board [...]