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  1. Will Canadian National Railway (CNI) Miss Q4 Earnings? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Canadian National Railway Company (CNI) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter 2014 financial numbers after the closing ...
  2. Corporate Tax Inversion

    January 23, 2015
    U.S. companies like Burger King use corporate tax inversion to take advantage of lower taxes abroad.
  3. Can Illumina (ILMN) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive in Q4? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Illumina (ILMN) now expects adjusted earnings per share for full year 2014 slightly above the top end of its previously announced ...
  4. Will U.S. Steel (X) Beat Earnings Again This Season? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    U.S. Steel (X) is set to release its fourth-quarter 2014 results after the closing gong on Jan 27.
  5. American Airlines Group (AAL) Likely to Beat Earnings in Q4 - ...

    January 23, 2015
    We expect American Airlines Group (AAL) to report better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2014 earnings on Jan 27.
  6. What's in Store for Citizens Financial (CFG) in Q4 Earnings? ...

    January 23, 2015
    Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter and full year 2014 results on Monday, Jan ...
  7. Ericsson (ERIC): Will it Disappoint this Earnings Season? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Ericsson (ERIC) is slated to report fourth-quarter and full year 2014 results on Jan 27.
  8. Will TransDigm's (TDG) Q1 Earnings Surprise this Season? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    TransDigm Group Inc. (TDG) is slated to report first quarter fiscal 2015 results on Jan 27.
  9. Is Western Digital (WDC) Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates? - ...

    January 23, 2015
    We expect storage solution provider Western Digital Corp. (WDC) to beat expectations when it reports second quarter fiscal ...
  10. Polls Indicate Syriza Win: More Pain for Greek ETF? - ETF News ...

    January 23, 2015
    The victory of Syriza Party might push the Greece ETF in deep trouble.
  11. Will Waters (WAT) Surprise Q4 Earnings on Innovations? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Waters Corporation (WAT) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter 2014 results before the opening bell on Jan 27, 2015.
  12. 3 Consumer Staples Stocks in Focus this Earnings Season - Earnings ...

    January 23, 2015
    These stocks remain well positioned in today's market environment and could provide an improved guidance.
  13. Will Abiomed (ABMD) Outshine Q3 Earnings Estimates? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Abiomed, Inc. (ABMD) is slated to report third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before the opening bell on Jan 27.
  14. Chart Advisor for January 22 2015

    January 23, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  15. These Oil ETFs Offer Cheap, Easy Access

    January 23, 2015
    Interested in investing in oil and the companies that extract and refine it? Here's a list of ETFs. Just be wary of fees.
  16. Can International Speedway (ISCA) Surprise Q4 Earnings? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    International Speedway Corp. (ISCA), which promotes motorsports themed entertainment activities in the U.S., is set to report ...
  17. Will Caterpillar (CAT) Disappoint Q4 Earnings Estimates? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is set to release fourth-quarter 2014 financial results before the opening bell on Jan 27.
  18. Will Freeport (FCX) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive in Q4? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is set to release its fourth-quarter 2014 results ahead of the bell on Jan 27, 2015. Last quarter, ...
  19. The 5 Wealthiest People in Mexico

    January 23, 2015
    Most people in the know have heard of Carlos Slim and his massive fortune. But what about Mexico's other richest people?
  20. Why Monthly Dividend ETFs are Good for Everyone

    January 23, 2015
    Monthly dividend ETFs can help ease the financial stress on investors of all ages. Here are a few fund names for you to consider.
  21. Will Progressive Corp (PGR) Beat Q4 Earnings Estimates? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    We expect Progressive Corp. (PGR) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter 2014 earnings on Jan 28, 2015.
  22. Will Procter & Gamble (PG) Disappoint Earnings Again in Q2? - ...

    January 23, 2015
    The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) is set to report second-quarter fiscal 2015 results on Jan 27, before the market opens. ...
  23. Europe ETFs in Focus after ECB and Swiss Action - ETF News And ...

    January 23, 2015
    With the new, aggressive stimulus package, European stocks are expected to do well while the currency will weaken further, ...
  24. Will Harris (HRS) Surprise Earnings Estimates in Q2? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Harris Corp. (HRS) is expected to release its second-quarter 2015 financial numbers on Jan 27.
  25. 4 High Potential Technology Mutual Funds to Buy - Mutual Fund ...

    January 23, 2015
    More often than not the technology sector is likely to report above par earnings than other sectors as the demand for technology ...
  26. Will Pfizer (PFE) Beat Q4 Earnings Despite Generics? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Will Pfizer's (PFE) earnings streak continue despite the entry of Celebrex generics in late December?
  27. Box Inc.: First Big IPO of 2015, Raises Price to $14 - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Friday is a big day for the tech and investor communities, as Box Inc. gets ready to make its debut on the stock market.
  28. After Earnings, How Are Oil Service ETFs Looking for 2015? - ...

    January 23, 2015
    With plunging oil prices can the oil service ETFs survive a difficult year?
  29. Are Energy MLPs Still a Safe Bet? 3 Stocks That Say Yes - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Some MLPs are less susceptible to commodity prices than others and an opportunity lies hidden in these. Many of these transportation ...
  30. Bill Gross Effect: Janus Funds Attract $2.8B in Q4, Profits Jump ...

    January 23, 2015
    Inflows to Janus funds were already indicative of the master stroke the asset management firm Janus Capital Group (JNS) had ...
  31. Is Grainger (GWW) Likely to Miss Earnings Estimates in Q4? - ...

    January 23, 2015
    Grainger (GWW) will report fourth-quarter results on Jan 26.
  32. Maxim Integrated Beats on Q2 Earnings, Revenues In Line - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Maxim Integrated 's (MXIM) second quarter fiscal 2015 adjusted earnings of 33 cents per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  33. Rockwell Collins Misses on Q1 Earnings, Beats on Revenues - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Rockwell Collins (COL) misses on Q1 earnings but beats on revenues.
  34. Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Crushes Q4 Earnings Estimates - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) reported fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted EPS of $4.18, which steered past the Zacks Consensus ...
  35. Kansas City Southern Beats on Q4 Earnings, Lags Revenues - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported higher than expected earnings in the quarter.
  36. Altera (ALTR) Tops Earnings; Shares Dip on Revenue Miss - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Altera Corporation's (ALTR) fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of 36 cents per share increased 16.1% from the year-ago quarter ...
  37. BNY Mellon Q4 Earnings Lag on Weak Top Line, Costs Fall - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    BNY Mellon's (BK) fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share of 58 cents came 7% above the year-ago adjusted figure. ...
  38. McDonald's (MCD) Beats on Q4 Earnings, 1H15 View Tepid - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    McDonald's Corporation (MCD) posted fourth quarter 2014 results wherein earnings for fourth quarter beat the Zacks Consensus ...
  39. Earnings Recap for Financial Sector and Impact on ETFs - ETF ...

    January 23, 2015
    What has been the impact of financial sector earnings on the ETF world?
  40. Hancock's (HBHC) Q4 Earnings Miss on Lower Revenues - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) reported fourth-quarter operating earnings of 56 cents per share, lagging the Zacks Consensus ...
  41. Honeywell (HON) Q4 Earnings Beat by a Sliver - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2015
    Honeywell International Inc. (HON) reported fourth-quarter 2014 net income of $956 million or $1.20 per share, compared with ...
  42. Janus Capital (JNS) Posts Robust Q4 Earnings, Shares Gain - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Shares of global investment firm - Janus Capital Group, Inc. (JNS) jumped 12.96% following the release of its impressive ...
  43. E*TRADE Q4 Earnings Beat on Solid Trading Activity, Stock Up ...

    January 23, 2015
    Shares of brokerage firm - E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) rose 4.24% in after hours trade following the release of ...
  44. Skyworks Comfortably Beats on Q1 Earnings, Outlook Bullish - ...

    January 23, 2015
    Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) reported strong first-quarter fiscal 2015 results, driven by superior execution of operational ...
  45. GE Q4 Operating Earnings Beat on Sustained Industrial Focus - ...

    January 23, 2015
    Sustained focus on core industrial business enabled General Electric Company (GE) to report strong fourth quarter 2014 results, ...
  46. SVB Financial (SIVB) Beats Q4 Earnings on Top-Line Growth - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    SVB Financial (SIVB) reported fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share of $1.37, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  47. Stock Market News for January 23, 2015 - Market News

    January 23, 2015
    Benchmarks turned positive for the year on Thursday after ECB announced a large-scale bond buying program to revive the near-stagnant ...
  48. Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Take Center Stage; U.S. Bancorp ...

    January 23, 2015
    Last five trading days were earnings-heavy for banks. The results show that banks have lost significant ground during the ...
  49. State Street (STT) Tops Q4 Earnings on Fee-Income Growth - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    State Street Corp. (STT) reported fourth-quarter 2014 operating earnings of $1.37 per share, outpacing the Zacks Consensus ...
  50. Q4 Earnings Shaping Up Weakly - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 23, 2015
    This could change in the coming days as the flood of results arrive next week, but Q4 is tracking below other recent quarters ...
  51. Capital One (COF) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Results Up Y/Y - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Capital One (COF) reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of $1.73 per share, up 21% from the prior-year quarter.
  52. Polycom (PLCM) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Revenues In Line - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Polycom Inc. (PLCM) posted financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014
  53. Federated (FII) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates on High Revenues - ...

    January 23, 2015
    Driven by strong top-line performance, Federated Investors Inc. (FII) reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of 39 cents per ...
  54. Infinera Beats Q4 Earnings on Revenue Strength, Shares Up - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Leading optical transport network developer, Infinera Corp. (INFN), reported impressive financial numbers in the fourth quarter ...
  55. Microsemi (MSCC) Q1 Earnings In Line; Q2 View Favorable - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Microsemi Corporation's (MSCC) first-quarter fiscal 2015 adjusted earnings of 54 cents per share were in line with the Zacks ...
  56. Starbucks Q1 Earnings In Line; Holiday Offerings Drive Sales ...

    January 23, 2015
    Shares of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) rose almost 5% in after-market trading following the solid first-quarter fiscal 2 ...
  57. Use This ETF To Trade The Swiss Franc

    January 23, 2015
    Traders were stunned last week when the Swiss National Bank removed the currency peg that tied the value of the Swiss franc ...
  58. Halliburton Company (HAL): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 23, 2015
    We are downgrading our investment thesis on oilfield services behemoth Halliburton to Underperform from Neutral. With crude ...
  59. Microsemi Corporation (MSCC): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 23, 2015
    Microsemi Corporation is an OEM of a broad range of high-reliability and analog/mixed signal integrated circuits. First-quarter ...
  60. Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    Maxim is an OEM of analog and mixed signal ICs. Its fiscal second quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate attributable ...
  61. Cypress Semiconductor (CY): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 23, 2015
    Cypress develops and manufactures a broad range of digital and mixed signal ICs. The company's fourth-quarter earnings beat ...
  62. Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEP): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    Korea Electric Power Corporation's systematic investments in power generation and infrastructure development projects will ...
  63. Total System Services Inc. (TSS): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    Total System's diversified and restructured portfolio, strong network alliances, strategic acquisitions and technical competence ...
  64. Textron Inc. (TXT): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 23, 2015
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on Textron Inc. The company expects to drive growth through a steady expansion ...
  65. Hanesbrands Inc (HBI): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 23, 2015
    We return to a Neutral recommendation from Outperform on Hanesbrands Inc. following its slightly soft third-quarter fiscal ...
  66. Range Resources Corporation (RRC): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on Range Resources prior to its fourth-quarter 2014 earnings report. In 2014, ...
  67. Travelers Cos (TRV): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 23, 2015
    Travelers' fourth-quarter earnings as well as revenues outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate and improved year over year ...
  68. KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    KLA is one of the leading suppliers of inspection and metrology products and services. The company's fiscal second-quarter ...
  69. Integrys Energy Group Inc. (TEG): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    We appreciate Integrys Energy Group's strong regulated utilities mix that provides a stable earnings base for the company. ...
  70. St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 23, 2015
    St. Jude's preliminary fourth-quarter 2014 results reflect strong momentum at the company's CardioMEMS technology and Atrial ...
  71. Endo International plc (ENDP): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 23, 2015
    Endo's third-quarter 2014 earnings of $1.15 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.99 but decreased 14% from the ...
  72. Vornado Realty Trust (VNO): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 23, 2015
    We are upgrading our recommendation on Vornado to Outperform from Neutral due to the positive synergies coming out from the ...
  73. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (TMO): New Analyst Report from ...

    January 23, 2015
    Having completed another full quarter post the Life Technologies acquisition, Thermo Fisher posted a mixed third quarter ...
  74. How I Found The Best-Performing Stock In 2014

    January 23, 2015
    Two-in-five. That's the number of mutual fund managers that have actually beaten the market over the past five years, according ...
  75. Ride This Niche Stock's Steep Uptrend to Double-Digit Gains

    January 23, 2015
    With the S&P 500 oscillating around the psychologically important 2,000 level, I remain cautiously optimistic about the ...
  76. Restaurant Stock Outlook, part 3 - Industry Outlook

    January 22, 2015
    Restaurant Stock Outlook, part 3 - Industry Outlook
  77. 5 Books Investors Must Read This Year - Investment Ideas

    January 22, 2015
    5 Books Investors Must Read This Year - Investment Ideas
  78. Huntington Q4 Earnings Beat on Significant Top-Line Growth - ...

    January 22, 2015
    Driven by higher revenues, Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings per share of 21 cents, ...
  79. Day's First Trade Can Serve As Support/Resistance

    January 22, 2015
    The first trade of the day in liquid markets defines a narrow price level that can act as support or resistance for the entire ...
  80. How To Profit From These 3 Overvalued Sectors

    January 22, 2015
    Flea markets crack me up. Most of the vendors seem like they cleaned the junk from their garage and assigned an arbitrary, ...
  81. 2015 Dividend Playbook: The Only Dividend Funds To Own

    January 22, 2015
  82. UCB's New Epilepsy Drug Under Review in the U.S., EU - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    UCB S.A. (UCBJF) announced that its investigational antiepileptic candidate, brivaracetam, has been accepted for review in ...
  83. Q1 Earnings Drive Starbucks (SBUX) Stock to New Highs - Stocks ...

    January 22, 2015
    Starbucks (SBUX) stock is trading at new highs after hours thanks to a solid Q1 earnings report.
  84. Goldcorp (GG) Purchases Additional Interest in Probe Mines - ...

    January 22, 2015
    Goldcorp (GG) agrees to purchase additional shares and warrants of Probes Mine from Agnico Eagle.
  85. AIG Seeks Expansion in Ireland with Laya Healthcare Buy - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    American International Group Inc. (AIG) inked a deal to purchase Ireland's Laya Healthcare for undisclosed amount.
  86. Curis Up on Immuno-Oncology Agreement with Aurigene - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Curis (CRIS) inked an exclusive collaboration agreement with Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited, an independent, wholly ...
  87. Eni Boosts Norway Exploration Activity with 2 New Licenses - ...

    January 22, 2015
    EniSpA (E) has been awarded two exploration licenses in the Barents Sea and in the North Sea by the Ministry of Petroleum ...
  88. The Economic Fundamentals Of The Sharing Economy

    January 22, 2015
    The sharing economy is reshaping how businesses and consumers interact with each other by lowering costs and increasing operational ...
  89. PVH's Tommy Hilfiger Embarks Digital Sales to Woo Clients - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    PVH Corp's (PVH) Tommy Hilfiger brand announced the launch of a digital sales showroom.
  90. CareFusion Shareholders OK Merger with Becton, Dickinson - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    At the meeting, held on Jan 21, 2015, CareFusion Corporation (CFN) stockholders approved the definitive merger agreement ...
  91. SABESP: Solid Long-Term Growth Prospects, Risks Prevail - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    On Jan 20, 2015, we issued an updated research report on Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo (SBS) or SABESP.
  92. ACE Ltd Set to Beat on Q4 Earnings as Underwriting Improves - ...

    January 22, 2015
    We expect property and casualty insurer ACE Limited (ACE) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter and full-year ...
  93. Bed Bath & Beyond Riding on Growth Initiatives: Sustainable? ...

    January 22, 2015
    Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) has been riding on its strategic initiatives.
  94. BioMarin to Raise Funds to Finance Prosensa Acquisition - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    BioMarin (BMRN) will be raising approximately $792.6 million through the issuance of the shares in order to finance the Prosensa ...
  95. UK to Allow Only Plain Packaging for Cigarettes from 2016 - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    U.K. Public Health Minister Jane Ellison announced on Jan 21 that the British government announced its intention to start ...
  96. Illumina Launches MiSeq FGx for Forensic DNA Analysis - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Illumina's (ILMN) MiSeq FGx system will not only play a crucial role in solving criminal caseworks but also hold immense ...
  97. Lowe's Corp. (LOW) to Hire 30K Temps - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2015
    Lowe's Companies Inc. (LOW) will be hiring 30,000 seasonal staff to manage traffic over the spring season.
  98. Nordstrom Expands Store Base, Plans 3 New Rack Outlets - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    In another move to expand its store base, Nordstrom (JWN) announced the opening of three new Rack outlets.
  99. Novartis' Psoriasis Drug Cosentyx Gets FDA Approval - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Novartis (NVS) announced that the FDA has approved Cosentyx for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adult ...
  100. U.S. Steel (X) Ups Layoff Tally, More Bad News for Workers - ...

    January 22, 2015
    U.S. Steel (X) is planning to idle two plants in Illinois and Indiana and lay off 545 more people.
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