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  1. The Travelers Companies Third Quarter Earnings
    Stock Analysis

    The Travelers Companies Third Quarter Earnings

    The Travelers Companies (AMEX:TRV) announced its results for the third quarter on October 18, 2012. The Travelers Companies is a holding company that is engaged in providing commercial and personal pr ...
  2. Norfolk Southern Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    Norfolk Southern Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) will release its third quarter earnings on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Analysts have become increasingly bearish on the company over the last month, with the consensus analy ...
  3. EI du Pont de Nemours Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    EI du Pont de Nemours Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    In the lead up to EI du Pont de Nemours' (NYSE:DD) announcement of its third quarter earnings on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 analysts' expectations have fallen over the past month to earnings of 47 cent ...
  4. American Express Third Quarter Earnings
    Stock Analysis

    American Express Third Quarter Earnings

    American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) announced its results for the third quarter on October 17, 2012. American Express is a global payments, network, and travel company that offers credit card products ...
  5. Stryker's Third Quarter Earnings Report
    Stock Analysis

    Stryker's Third Quarter Earnings Report

    Stryker (NYSE:SYK) announced its results for the most recent quarter on October 17, 2012. Stryker is a medical technology firm that produces a range of products in medical implants, surgical technolog ...
  6. China Life Insurance Company Ltd and Other Big Movers In ...
    Stock Analysis

    China Life Insurance Company Ltd and Other Big Movers In ...

    So far today, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow has moved little. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that provide financial servic ...
  7. Basic Materials Stocks, Including BHP Billiton, Making Big ...
    Stock Analysis

    Basic Materials Stocks, Including BHP Billiton, Making Big ...

    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is up 0.3% and the Dow has remained steady. The basic materials sector is the category of stocks that accounts for ...
  8. Yahoo Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    Yahoo Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    Yahoo (Nasdaq:YHOO) is expected to report increased earnings when it releases its third quarter results on Monday, October 22, 2012. The consensus estimate is anticipating a profit of 24 cents a share ...
  9. Halliburton Third Quarter Earnings
    Stock Analysis

    Halliburton Third Quarter Earnings

    Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) announced its results for the most recent quarter on October 17, 2012. Halliburton provides oilfield technologies and services to upstream oil and gas customers worldwid ...
  10. Expensive Dog Pampering
    Investing

    Expensive Dog Pampering

    Here are the top ways you can treat your canine companion.
  11. Schlumberger Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    Schlumberger Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) will release its third quarter earnings on Friday, October 19, 2012. Analysts have become increasingly bearish on the company over the last month, with the consensus analyst es ...
  12. McDonald's Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    McDonald's Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    On Friday, October 19, 2012, McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) will report its third quarter earnings. Earnings are perhaps the single most studied number in a company's financial statements because they show a c ...
  13. The Coca-Cola Third Quarter Earnings
    Stock Analysis

    The Coca-Cola Third Quarter Earnings

    The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) announced its results for the most recent quarter on October 16, 2012. Coca-Cola is a leading manufacturer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. A business' ...
  14. Verizon Communications Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    Verizon Communications Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    In the lead up to Verizon Communications' (NYSE:VZ) announcement of its third quarter earnings on Thursday, October 18, 2012 analysts' expectations have fallen over the past month to earnings of 65 ce ...
  15. Morgan Stanley Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    Morgan Stanley Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    Analysts are expecting a drop in profit for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) when it reports its results for the third quarter on Monday, October 15, 2012. The company reported profit of $1.14 a year ago, but ...
  16. The Credit Crisis And The Carry Trade
    Forex Education

    The Credit Crisis And The Carry Trade

    When boom times turned to bust, these trades proved devastating for traders and the broader markets.
  17. NXP and More Big Movers in Semiconductors on October 12, ...
    Stock Analysis

    NXP and More Big Movers in Semiconductors on October 12, ...

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 0.2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.4%; and the Dow has fallen 0.2%. The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is currently ...
  18. Abbott Laboratories Third Quarter Earnings Preview
    Stock Analysis

    Abbott Laboratories Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) is expected to release its third quarter earnings. Investors care about earnings because they drive stock prices. Strong earnings general ...
  19. JPMorgan Chase Second Quarter Earnings
    Stock Analysis

    JPMorgan Chase Second Quarter Earnings

    JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 13, 2012. J.P. Morgan Chase is a global securities, investment banking and retail banking firm with operations world ...
  20. 4 Ways To Use ETFs In Your Portfolio
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    4 Ways To Use ETFs In Your Portfolio

    To take full advantage of these vehicles, you need to know how they can fulfill certain strategies.
  21. Financial Stocks, Including Westpac Banking Corporation, ...
    Stock Analysis

    Financial Stocks, Including Westpac Banking Corporation, ...

    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has climbed 0.3%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6%; and the Dow has climbed 0.3%. The financial sector is the category of stocks ...
  22. Costco and Other Big Movers on the Nasdaq on October 10, ...
    Stock Analysis

    Costco and Other Big Movers on the Nasdaq on October 10, ...

    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has declined 0.2% and the Dow has fallen 0.5% so far today. The recent surge in popularity of technological stocks has launched the Nasdaq Composite ...
  23. Costco Wholesale's Fourth Quarter Earnings Report
    Stock Analysis

    Costco Wholesale's Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    Costco Wholesale (Nasdaq:COST) announced its results for the fourth quarter on October 10, 2012. Costco Wholesale operates membership warehouses that offer a selection of nationally branded and select ...
  24. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Tata Motors Limited, ...
    Stock Analysis

    Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Tata Motors Limited, ...

    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 1%, the S&P 500 is down 0.4% and the Dow has slipped 0.3%. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavily on the busin ...
  25. Cheap Stocks Or Value Traps?
    Investing

    Cheap Stocks Or Value Traps?

    The value of stocks that trade at less than cash per share can be deceiving.
  26. Michael Kors and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on ...
    Stock Analysis

    Michael Kors and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on ...

    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has moved up 0.2%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.5%; and the Dow has increased 0.5%. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavi ...
  27. Valero and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...
    Stock Analysis

    Valero and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has risen 0.4% and the Dow has climbed 0.5% so far today. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy. ...
  28. Utilities Stocks, Including Enbridge Inc, Making Big Moves ...
    Stock Analysis

    Utilities Stocks, Including Enbridge Inc, Making Big Moves ...

    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.4% and the Dow has increased 0.5%. The utilities sector is a category of stocks for utilities such as gas ...
  29. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Silver Wheaton Corp, Making ...
    Stock Analysis

    Basic Materials Stocks, Including Silver Wheaton Corp, Making ...

    Currently, the Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.4% and the Dow is up 0.5%. The basic materials sector is the category of stocks that accounts for companies involved with ...
  30. Positive And Normative Economics
    Economics

    Positive And Normative Economics

    Learn the difference between these two declarative statements and what they mean in the world of economics and finance.
  31. Rule Of 72
    Investing Basics

    Rule Of 72

    Learn more about this quick approximation that can determine roughly the number of years it'll take your money to double.
  32. Ocwen and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...
    Stock Analysis

    Ocwen and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.6%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.4%; and the Dow has risen 0.3%. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that ...
  33. Real Estate Operations Stocks, Including DuPont Fabros Technology, ...
    Stock Analysis

    Real Estate Operations Stocks, Including DuPont Fabros Technology, ...

    The Nasdaq has moved little, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.1% and the Dow is down 0.5% after the morning's trading. While the market overall has shown little change, the Real Estate Operations sector ...
  34. FEI and Other Semiconductors Stocks Making Big Moves on ...
    Stock Analysis

    FEI and Other Semiconductors Stocks Making Big Moves on ...

    So far today, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has declined 0.1% and the Dow has slipped 0.5%. On a quiet day for the market overall so far, the Semiconductors sector (XLK) has slipped ...
  35. The Advantages Of Investing In Aggressive Companies
    Investing Basics

    The Advantages Of Investing In Aggressive Companies

    Often the most attractive companies are also a little fierce - learn how to spot healthy corporate aggression.
  36. Use The Momentum Strategy To Your Advantage
    Trading Strategies

    Use The Momentum Strategy To Your Advantage

    Learn how to use a number of different indicators to know when to make your trading moves.
  37. Toyota Motor Corporation Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest ...
    Stock Analysis

    Toyota Motor Corporation Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest ...

    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.8%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.7% and the Dow is trading down 0.7%, marking a bad morning for the market. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavi ...
  38. Real Estate Operations Stocks, Including SL Green, Making ...
    Stock Analysis

    Real Estate Operations Stocks, Including SL Green, Making ...

    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.8%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.7%; and the Dow is trading down 0.7%. The Real Estate Operations sector (IYR) is currently ahead of ...
  39. Walgreens' Fourth Quarter Earnings Report
    Stock Analysis

    Walgreens' Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) announced its results for the most recent quarter on September 28, 2012. Walgreen operates a chain of retail drug stores. In most situations, when earnings do not meet analyst est ...
  40. Intrinsic Value
    Fundamental Analysis

    Intrinsic Value

    Learn more about this way of valuing a company or an asset based on an underlying perception of its true value.
  41. Employee Stock Purchasing Plan
    Investing Basics

    Employee Stock Purchasing Plan

    Learn more about this program where employees can purchase copany shares at a discount.
  42. NXP Among Semiconductors' Biggest Movers on September 27, ...
    Stock Analysis

    NXP Among Semiconductors' Biggest Movers on September 27, ...

    The Nasdaq has climbed 0.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat after the morning's trading. The biggest movers in the Semiconductors sector (XLK) (+0.4%) are: CompanyMar ...
  43. Institutional Investors
    Investing

    Institutional Investors

    Learn more about the advantages that financial institutions enjoy when buying and selling securities.
  44. Swaps
    Investing

    Swaps

    Learn about this type of exchange which allows companies and individuals to capitalize on their comparative advantages.
  45. Ceteris Paribus
    Investing

    Ceteris Paribus

    Also commonly translated as "all other things equal", learn more about this latin phrase and its application in economics.
  46. Residual Income
    Investing

    Residual Income

    Discover why this simple calculation can determine whether or not you are eligibe for a loan.
  47. Michael Kors and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical on ...
    Stock Analysis

    Michael Kors and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical on ...

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.7%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.2%; and the Dow is trading down 0.2%. The consumer cyclical sector is a categ ...
  48. Semiconductors Stocks, Including Mellanox, Making Big Moves ...
    Stock Analysis

    Semiconductors Stocks, Including Mellanox, Making Big Moves ...

    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.7%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.2%, marking a bad morning for the market. The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is currently ahead of the overall market, ...
  49. Continental Resources and More Big Movers in Oil and Gas ...
    Stock Analysis

    Continental Resources and More Big Movers in Oil and Gas ...

    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.7%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has slipped 0.2%. The Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is down 0.8%, underperformi ...
  50. Expedia and More Big Movers on the Nasdaq on September 21, ...
    Stock Analysis

    Expedia and More Big Movers on the Nasdaq on September 21, ...

    This morning, the Nasdaq has moved little, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat. The recent surge in popularity of technological stocks has launched the Nasdaq Composite ...