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Earnings: Dow Components MSFT, GE and MCD to Report

Earnings: Dow Components MSFT, GE and MCD to Report

As the economy sputters ahead, three major Dow Jones Industrial Average components, each touching consumers and businesses through different means, will report earnings today and tomorrow. What will the numbers say about these important components of gross domestic product? Microsoft (MSFT) is up first, reporting its fiscal Q1 earnings after ...

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Leave the Driving to Tesla: Musk Introduces New Tech, Plugs Self-Driving Safety
October 20, 2016

Leave the Driving to Tesla: Musk Introduces New Tech, Plugs Self-Driving Safety

TSLA has announced that all of its vehicles, including the future Model 3, will be equipped with self-driving ...

Earnings: Will EBAY’s Guidance Again Pack a Stock-Price Punch?
October 19, 2016

Earnings: Will EBAY’s Guidance Again Pack a Stock-Price Punch?

Does the future of eBay (EBAY) lie in its efforts to transform itself from a classified-ads platform to an online marketplace or in its ticket reseller StubHub ...

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Earnings: Yahoo Cancels Call and How Is Intel Handling PC Slump?
October 18, 2016

Earnings: Yahoo Cancels Call and How Is Intel Handling PC Slump?

Earnings season is in full swing, with about 20 percent of the S&P reporting quarterly results this week. As we saw last week, the results from some companies can be ...

Healthy Consumer Primed For Holiday Shopping Season
October 18, 2016

Healthy Consumer Primed For Holiday Shopping Season

Consumers reopened their wallets last month after two months of tepid spending. Total retail sales rose 0.6% in September, a rebound from the 0.2% decline in ...

Presidential Election: Markets Often Get Choppy Ahead of Votes
October 18, 2016

Presidential Election: Markets Often Get Choppy Ahead of Votes

When U.S. presidential campaigns heat up during the final stretch, investors often experience a bumpy ride. That’s the lesson looking back at 20 years of historical ...

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Earnings: Firms at Bat this Week include NFLX, IBM, GS and JNJ
October 17, 2016

Earnings: Firms at Bat this Week include NFLX, IBM, GS and JNJ

About 100 of the S&P 500 companies will be at bat this week as the earnings season gets into full swing. As we saw last week, the results from some companies ...

Earnings: Wall Street Sees Profit Pullback for BAC. What’s Next?
October 14, 2016

Earnings: Wall Street Sees Profit Pullback for BAC. What’s Next?

Bank of America (BAC), like its big-bank competitors, has struggled amid its wrestling match with regulatory issues and shrinking profits, in a low-interest setting ...

Earnings: Banks on Tap Friday but WFC Call May be Real Magnet
October 13, 2016

Earnings: Banks on Tap Friday but WFC Call May be Real Magnet

The third-quarter earnings season focus shifts to three of the nation’s largest banks, which report results ahead of the bell Friday and are, to many traders, the real ...

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Mergers and Acquisitions: What Happens After the Announcement?
October 11, 2016

Mergers and Acquisitions: What Happens After the Announcement?

Let’s take a closer look at what typically happens after mergers and acquisitions are announced and how it could impact your trading.

Crude Oil Bulls Face Key Test of Summer High on OPEC Comment
October 11, 2016

Crude Oil Bulls Face Key Test of Summer High on OPEC Comment

Leave it to OPEC to shake and stir the oil markets. Crude oil prices blasted higher Monday, boosted by comments from a Saudi Arabia energy minister who suggested ...

Earnings: The Season Begins with Alcoa’s Results
October 10, 2016

Earnings: The Season Begins with Alcoa’s Results

As the third-quarter earnings season unofficially kicks off with results from aluminum powerhouse Alcoa (AA) Tuesday, many analysts are projecting that this may ...

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Mindful Trading: Learning How To Be Present When You Trade
October 10, 2016

Mindful Trading: Learning How To Be Present When You Trade

It’s said that the human brain has as many as 100 billion neurons, each of which is capable of firing up to 200 times per second. That’s a lot of information flowing ...

Healthcare Sector May Report Second Highest Revenue in Q3
October 10, 2016

Healthcare Sector May Report Second Highest Revenue in Q3

2016 has been a mixed bag of performances across the healthcare sector, but it’s still forecasted to report the ...

Airline Sector Expected to Continue Earnings Nosedive
October 7, 2016

Airline Sector Expected to Continue Earnings Nosedive

Airlines have benefited from strong tailwinds over the past several years. Low oil prices, growing global ...

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Will the Auto Sector Hit The Brakes In Upcoming Earnings?
October 7, 2016

Will the Auto Sector Hit The Brakes In Upcoming Earnings?

Is the highly cyclical auto industry finally coming to a peak? U.S. auto sales hit a sales record of just under ...

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