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  1. Stock Analysis

    Chesapeake Energy Second Quarter Earnings Preview

    On Monday, August 6, 2012, Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) will announce its second quarter earnings. The consensus analyst estimate has dropped from 12 cents a share to the current estimate of earnings ... ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    MasterCard Second Quarter Earnings

    MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) announced its results for the most recent quarter on August 1, 2012. Mastercard is a multinational company whose principal business is to process payments and to prov ...
  3. Stock Analysis

    Comcast Second Quarter Earnings

    Comcast (Nasdaq:CMCSA) announced its results for the second quarter on August 1, 2012. Comcast provides cable and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Earnings are perhaps ... ...
  4. Stock Analysis

    Biggest Technology Sector Movers, Including CVLT

    The Nasdaq is up 0.4%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow remains relatively unchanged so far today. The technology sector is a category of stocks relating to the research, development and/or ...
  5. Stock Analysis

    Biggest Healthcare Sector Movers, Including SHPG

    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.4%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow is unchanged. The healthcare sector is the category of stocks relating to medical and ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Financial Sector Movers: China Life Insurance ...

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.1%; and the Dow is down 0.1%. The financial sector is the category of stoc ...
  7. Stock Analysis

    Mohawk Industries, Inc. and Other Consumer Cyclical Stocks ...

    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.2%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.1% and the Dow is trading down 0.1%, marking a bad morning for the market. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavi ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    TOTAL S.A. (ADR) and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves

    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is up 1.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.1% and the Dow has climbed 0.8%. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy. ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    Biggest Utilities Sector Movers, Including EOC

    The Nasdaq has moved up 1.4%, the S&P 500 has moved up 1.1% and the Dow has risen 0.8%, marking a bad morning for the market. The utilities sector is a category of stocks for utilities such as gas ...
  10. Stock Analysis

    Services Sector's Biggest Movers: Amazon.com and More

    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.4%; the S&P 500 is up 1.1%; and the Dow has risen 0.8%. Underperforming the market overall, the Services sector ...
  11. Stock Analysis

    Starbucks' Third Quarter Earnings Report

    Starbucks (Nasdaq:SBUX) announced its results for the third quarter on July 26, 2012. Starbucks purchases, roasts and sells whole bean coffees, along with brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso bevera ...
  12. Stock Analysis

    Amazon.com Second Quarter Earnings

    Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 26, 2012. Amazon.com sells millions of products across dozens of product categories on its web site. It also manufact ...
  13. Stock Analysis

    Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for July 26, 2012: CSH ...

    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 1.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 1.3%; and the Dow has risen 1.4%. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that prov ...
  14. Stock Analysis

    Biggest Transportation Sector Movers for July 26, 2012, ...

    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has moved up 1.1%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.3% and the Dow has increased 1.4%. The transportation sector is a category of stocks relating to the transportation ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Basic Materials Sector Today, Including ...

    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 1.1%, the S&P 500 increasing 1.3% and the Dow climbing 1.4%. The basic materials sector is the category of stocks that accounts for companies involved ...
  16. Stock Analysis

    Dow Chemical Second Quarter Earnings

    Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 26, 2012. Dow Chemical produces chemicals, plastic materials, agricultural, advanced materials, and other products and ...
  17. Stock Analysis

    United's Second Quarter Earnings Report

    United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 26, 2012. United Technologies provides high tech products and services to the building systems and aerospace in ...
  18. Stock Analysis

    Whole Foods Market Third Quarter Earnings

    Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq:WFM) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 25, 2012. Whole Foods Market owns and operates a chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets. Its products ...
  19. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Nasdaq Today: NFLX and More

    After this morning's trading, the Nasdaq has slipped 0.8%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.2% and the Dow has risen 0.4%. The Nasdaq Composite Index is a capitalization-weighted index, with each company ...
  20. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Services Sector Movers: NFLX and More

    So far today, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.8%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2% and the Dow is up 0.4%. These are the biggest movers in the Services sector (IYC) (+0.4%): CompanyMarket CapPercentage ChangeNet ...
  21. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Semiconductors Sector Today, Including ...

    So far today, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.8%, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow is trading up 0.4%. The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is up 0.5% so far today and here are its biggest movers: CompanyMark ...
  22. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major NYSE Movers, Including LL

    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.8%, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow has climbed 0.4% this morning. Also known as the "Big Board", the NYSE relied for many years on floor trading only, using the open ...
  23. Stock Analysis

    Bristol-Myers Squibb's Second Quarter Earnings Report

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced its results for the second quarter on July 25, 2012. Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global company that develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical pr ...
  24. Stock Analysis

    Apple Third Quarter Earnings

    Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 24, 2012. Apple offers a range personal computers, mobile devices, and portable digital music and video players. The compa ...
  25. Stock Analysis

    BTU and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on July 24, ...

    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.5% and the Dow has fallen 0.6%. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to producing or supplyi ...
  26. Stock Analysis

    Biggest Financial Sector Movers for July 24, 2012, Including ...

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.5%; and the Dow has fallen 0.6%. The financial sector is the category ...
  27. Stock Analysis

    CA First Quarter Earnings Preview

    CA (Nasdaq:CA) will release its first quarter results on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Analysts are expecting the company to report a profit of 56 cents a share, up from 50 cents a year ago. Earnings play ... ...
  28. Stock Analysis

    Lockheed Martin Second Quarter Earnings

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 24, 2012. Lockheed Martin is a global security company that develops and manufactures advanced technology systems a ...
  29. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Technology Sector Movers: SMI and More

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 1.9%; the S&P 500 has fallen 1.3%; and the Dow has slipped 1.1%. The technology sector is a category of stock ...
  30. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Today, Including ...

    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has declined 1.9%; the S&P 500 has decreased 1.3%; and the Dow has fallen 1.1%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) is down 1%, outperforming the ...
  31. Stock Analysis

    Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 23, 2012: ...

    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 1.9%, the S&P 500 has declined 1.3% and the Dow has fallen 1.1%. The basic materials sector is the category of stocks that accounts for companie ...
  32. Stock Analysis

    Ford Motor Second Quarter Earnings Preview

    Ford Motor (NYSE:F) will release its second quarter earnings on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Analysts have become increasingly bearish on the company over the last month, with the consensus analyst estim ...
  33. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Financial Sector Today, Including ACTG

    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.7%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.7%; and the Dow has declined 0.8%. The financial sector is the category of stocks ...
  34. Stock Analysis

    Energy Sector's Biggest Movers for July 20, 2012: BHI and ...

    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.7%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.7%; and the Dow is trading down 0.8%. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to ...
  35. Stock Analysis

    Norfolk Southern Second Quarter Earnings Preview

    Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) is expected to report increased earnings when it releases its second quarter results on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. The consensus estimate is anticipating a profit of $1.53 a s ...
  36. Stock Analysis

    General Electric's Second Quarter Earnings Report

    General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) announced its results for the second quarter on July 20, 2012. General Electric is an advanced technology, services and finance company that provides services rangin ...
  37. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Gold and Silver Sector Today

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq is trading down 2%; the S&P 500 has declined 1.7%; and the Dow has fallen 1.3%. While the market overall has shown little ...
  38. Stock Analysis

    Big Movers on the Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Today

    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased 0.4%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) ...
  39. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Services Sector Movers

    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is up 2.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.9% and the Dow has moved up 1.7%. The Services sector (IYC) is up 1.7%, underperforming the market overall. The biggest ...
  40. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Financial Sector Movers

    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the Dow is trading up 0.5%. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms ...
  41. Stock Analysis

    BB&T Second Quarter Earnings

    BB&T (NYSE:BBT) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 19, 2012. BB&T is a financial holding company which, through its subsidiary Branch Banking and Trust, provides a range ...
  42. Stock Analysis

    Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on July 18, 2012

    The Nasdaq has risen 1.2%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6% and the Dow is trading up 0.7%, marking a bad morning for the market. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to producing or ...
  43. Stock Analysis

    The Bank of New York Mellon Second Quarter Earnings

    The Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) announced its results for the second quarter on July 18, 2012. The Bank of New York Mellon is a global financial services company offering various products and se ...
  44. Stock Analysis

    Schlumberger Second Quarter Earnings Preview

    Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) is expected to report increased earnings when it releases its second quarter results on Friday, July 20, 2012. The consensus estimate is anticipating a profit of $1 a share, an ...
  45. Stock Analysis

    General Electric Second Quarter Earnings Preview

    General Electric (NYSE:GE) is expected to report increased earnings when it releases its second quarter results on Friday, July 20, 2012. The consensus estimate is anticipating a profit of 37 cents a ... ...
  46. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Gold and Silver Sector Movers

    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.5%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.3%; and the Dow has moved up 0.5%. Despite a good day for the overall market so far, the Gold and Silve ...
  47. Stock Analysis

    Today's Major Consumer Cyclical Sector Movers

    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is up 0.5%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3%; and the Dow has increased 0.5%. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavily ...
  48. Credit & Loans

    A Lifeline For Those Drowning In Debt

    Don't wait to be saved, find out where the lifesaving devices are and hang on tight!
  49. Budgeting

    The Beauty Of Budgeting

    Make it to the end of the month, before you run out of money.
  50. Stock Analysis

    Gold and Silver Stocks Making Big Moves on July 13, 2012

    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 1%; the S&P 500 has increased 1.3%; and the Dow has climbed 1.3%. Underperforming the market overall, the Gold and Silver sector (SLV) ...