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  • Ambarella Stock On Verge Of Clearing Buy Point @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Ambarella's (AMBA) impressive quarterly earnings may offer a buying opportunity for stock investors Wednesday. The video chipmaker closed the regular session Tuesday just 25 cents below a buy point. Ambarella ...

  • Best Mutual Funds 2015: February Brings Broad Cheer @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Special Report: Best Mutual Funds 2015, February Performance Report The deep freeze gripping much of the nation in February spared mutual fund investors. They scored toasty gains on decent earnings news, ...

  • High Yield Led Bond Funds In February @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Special Report: Best Mutual Funds 2015, February Performance Report February's bond market action reflected the mirror image of January's performance. More than half of fixed-income categories underperformed, ...

  • Top Funds Buying Rackspace, Allergan, Biogen Idec, Apple @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Special Report: Best Mutual Funds 2015, February Performance Report The nation's top-rated mutual funds the past three months have been big buyers of large medical names such as Allergan (AGN) in their ...

  • Pioneer Fundamental Growth Fund: Why Is It Revving Up? @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Special Report: Best Mutual Funds 2015, February Performance Report Stock mutual fund managers Andrew Acheson and Paul Cloonan have been kicking it into a higher gear at Pioneer Fundamental Growth Fund. ...

  • Top Funds Buying Rackspace, Allergan ogen Idec, Apple @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Special Report: Best Mutual Funds 2015, February Performance Report The nation's top-rated mutual funds the past three months have been big buyers of large medical names such as Allergan (AGN) in their ...

  • Ambarella Looking Past GoPro Amid Other Wearables, Drones Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Ambarella's Q4 revenue and earnings soared late Tuesday as it capitalized on growing demand for chips that enable drones, wearables as well as security and automotive cameras to take high-definition video. ...

  • New High Analysis: Springleaf Surges On Acquisition @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Major averages pulled back Tuesday, one day after the Nasdaq closed above the 5000 level for the first time in almost 15 years. Springleaf (LEAF) surged out of a cup-with-handle base, rising 12.19 to 50.23, ...

  • Hot Dividend Stocks: Western Union Is In The Money @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    It may date back to the 19th century and have roots in the age-old telegraph system, but Western Union (WU) has kept up with the times. The Englewood, Colo.-based company still provides money transfer ...

  • Pfizer's Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Pfizer's (PFE) blockbuster vaccine Prevnar 13, which shields against 13 strains of pneumococcal disease, has been approved for use in EU residents 18 and up. Shares fell 0.6% to 34.56.

  • Target to cut 1,000s of jobs Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    The retailer's chief executive, Brian Cornell, said several thousand jobs will be eliminated over the next 2 years as part of a $2 bil cost-savings plan. Target (TGT) also said it expects full-year EPS ...

  • Kate Spade Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Kate Spade (KATE) EPS rose 60% to 24 cents, topping by 4 cents, on a 44.7% revenue rise to $399 mil. But '15 sales outlook for $1.2 bil-$1.275 bil falls below views for $1.284 bil. Shares fell 2% to 34.58....

  • Google still king of online ads Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Eric Sheridan, an analyst for UBS Securities, raised the No. 1 online search company's price target to 670 from 630. Despite more competition from Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and others in online ads, ...

  • Tri Pointe cuts EPS outlook Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    The homebuilder's Q4 EPS rose 8% to 28 cents, 2 cents above views. Revenue rose 30% to $635 mil, but missed the $659.7 mil analysts expected. Tri Pointe (TPH) lowered its '15 EPS outlook by a dime on both ...

  • Insys Therapeutics Q4 beats Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    The specialty-generic drugmaker's EPS rose 13% to 53 cents, beating views by 9 cents. Revenue rose 65% to $66.5 mil, above views. Nearly all its full-year revenue came from Subsys, an under-the-tongue ...

  • Macau Feb. gaming falls 49% Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Monthly gross gaming revenue in the Chinese territory tumbled 48.6% in Feb. to 19.5 bil patacas or $2.4 bil, down from 38 bil patacas a year ago, amid China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign and the effects ...

  • Apple Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Apple (AAPL) Watch sales could get a bump from extra wrist band sales. Piper Jaffray says the average selling price "could be closer to $550, or $575-$600" on additional band sales vs. views ...

  • Dick's scores with Q4 beat Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    The sports equipment retailer reported EPS of $1.30 a share, up 17% and beating estimates for $1.22. That marks the biggest quarterly profit gain since Q4 '13. Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) said the gain ...

  • China Stock Leaders Tencent, Vipshop, JD.com Charts Intact @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    China-based stocks trading in the U.S. pulled back Tuesday after notching general gains on Monday and after a swarm of IPO approvals raised concerns over liquidity in Chinese markets. But a number of U.S.-traded ...

  • Bubble Signals Mute As Nasdaq Nears Year 2000 Peak @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    The euphoria of the tech bubble of the late 1990s was a party for the ages, resulting in a giant hangover that, observers say, isn't being repeated 15 years later. Companies then were spending, spending, ...

  • Veeva's Q4 Beat, Buyout Fail To Impress Market @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Cloud company Veeva Systems late Tuesday beat Q4 earnings estimates, but its guidance was basically in line. The company announced a buyout, and shares plunged after hours. For fiscal Q4 ended Jan. 31, ...

  • When Breakout Coughs, Is It The Stock Or The Market? @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    When a stock breaks out in a hesitant fashion, there are only two explanations. Either fund managers don't think much of the stock or the market is turning breakouts into a hard pump of the brakes. Blaming ...

  • Hot Growth Stocks: Cisco Battles New Computer Networking Leaders @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    The Computer Networking group is home to some dynamic new issues and is on the rise, ranked 40th Tuesday, up from 51st six weeks ago. The group is anchored by Cisco Systems (CSCO), with a market cap of ...

  • Allegiant Travel Boosts Planes And Places For Profit @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    With the announced rollout of more than 20 new nonstop routes and the purchase of eight used planes, Allegiant Travel Co. seems to be on a spending spree. But the low-cost air carrier isn't prone to splurging. ...

  • 10-Week Line Can Give Clarity When Stock Chart Is Mumbling Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    A stock chart never lies. Sometimes, however, the chart will mumble. Catching the chart's drift can be difficult under those circumstances. That's why the investor needs every chart-reading tool available. ...

  • JD.com Earnings Breakout Flops, Alibaba Hits New Low @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com (JD) on Tuesday unexpectedly reported a fourth-quarter profit and better-than-expected revenue growth. But its morning breakout ended badly while shares of its larger rival ...

  • Stock Market Takes A Break; Smith & Wesson Up After Close @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Stocks took a breather Tuesday after hitting record or multiyear highs in the prior session. After the close, Smith & Wesson (SWHC) and Veeva Systems (VEEV) were active after releasing their quarterly ...

  • Ford, GM Sales Chilled As Weather Offsets Cheap Gas @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    U.S. auto sales grew at a slower pace than analysts expected in February as cold weather was more of a deterrent for consumers than lower fuel prices were an incentive. The seasonally adjusted annualized ...

  • Stocks End Moderately Lower; Palo Alto Reverses Higher @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Major averages ended with modest losses Tuesday, one day after the Nasdaq topped the 5000 level. The Nasdaq lost 0.6% while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average shed 0.5% each. Preliminary data ...

  • Ambarella Q4 Earnings Soar On Wearable, IP Cameras @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Ambarella's (AMBA) fourth-quarter earnings soared 162% to 68 cents a share, beating analysts' estimates by 19 cents, as revenue surged 62% to $64.7 million, topping Wall Street forecasts of $59.4 million. ...

  • AutoZone Hits High; IBD 50's O'Reilly Trades Tight @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    As AutoZone (AZO) reached a new high on view-topping earnings on the stock market today, industry group peer and IBD 50 stock O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY) is showing strength in tight trading after it broke ...

  • Tesla At Milestone As Millstones, Rivals Drag Stock @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    The Geneva International Motor Show underway this week is dishing up more competition in high-end electric and plug-in hybrid cars for Tesla Motors (TSLA). The car debuts come as Tesla stock faces pressure ...

  • Stocks In Red Ahead Of Close; Alibaba At Post-IPO Low @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    Stocks were down with an hour left Tuesday, as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average came off record highs and the Nasdaq slid from a 15-year peak. The Nasdaq fell 0.7%, while the S&P 500 and ...

  • Cutthroat Cloud Business May Yield Higher Profits @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    Amazon.com (AMZN) and other infrastructure-as-a-service providers will put up with low profit margins as they aim to shift customers over the long term to more profitable cloud computing products, says ...

  • Apple Watch sales to get boost from interchangeable bands @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    Wall Street analysts trying to predict the average selling price of the Apple Watch might be underestimating the impact of consumers buying extra wrist bands for the highly anticipated smartwatch. Piper ...

  • Orexigen Soars On Obesity Drug's Surprise Health Boon @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Small biotech Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX) surged 48.5% to a four-year high in enormous volume Tuesday on news that its obesity drug might not only make people look better but also help them live longer. ...

  • Jessica Alba Takes An Honest Course For Family Health @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    As an actress, Jessica Alba is used to getting feedback. But in 2008, the biggest reaction she caught was an allergic one -- from laundry detergent. The twist couldn't have come at a worse time, as Alba ...

  • JD.com Turns Profitable As Alibaba Hits Record Low @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com (JD) on Tuesday unexpectedly reported a fourth-quarter profit and better-than-expected revenue growth, while shares of its larger rival hit a record low. JD.com, which came ...

  • Google Online Ad Lead Seen Safe Despite Naysayers @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Google (GOOGL) faces more competition from Apple, Facebook and others in online ads, but the company is not in danger of losing its lead. That's the conclusion from Eric Sheridan, an analyst for UBS Securities, ...

  • Make Meetings Count: Increase Productivity @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Prevent meetings from turning into ineffective black holes where nothing is accomplished. If you fix those gatherings, the result can be clarity and progress. That's from Paul Axtell, author of "Meetings ...

  • Stocks Off Lows In Afternoon; Akorn Dives 10% @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Stocks came off session lows Tuesday afternoon as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average pulled back from record highs and the Nasdaq slid from a 15-year peak. The Nasdaq fell 0.7%, the S&P 500 ...

  • Ambarella Expected To Report Double-Digit Q4 Gains @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Ambarella (AMBA) is expected to post double-digit growth in earnings and revenue when the video chipmaker reports Q4 results after the close Tuesday. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecast an 88% ...

  • Macau Gaming Revenue Tumbles 48.6% In February @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Macau's gambling revenue tumbled almost 49% as China's anti-corruption campaign continued and high rollers took their money elsewhere in February. But the timing of the Lunar New Year also impacted results, ...

  • Dick's Sporting Goods Bats Strong Q4 — Game Still On? @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) scored points with investors after the retailer posted fourth-quarter profits and sales that crushed views on Tuesday morning, sending Dick's stock nearly 4% higher in early ...

  • Best Buy delights with Q4 earnings beat, cash return program @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy (BBY) made investors happy Tuesday with better-than-expected quarterly profit, higher dividends and a plan to spend $1 billion over three years to buy back shares. ...

  • Palo Alto Networks Price Targets Hiked On Q2 Beat @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Palo Alto Networks (PANW) received several price target increases Tuesday following its fiscal Q2 beat and solid outlook late Monday, as more customers seek its products and services to fend off more sophisticated ...

  • Kate Spade Q4 Revenue Tops, 2015 Sales Guidance Light @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Kate Spade (KATE) topped fourth-quarter revenue on the strength of its flagship brand, but the fashion house's full-year sales guidance fell short of Wall Street expectations. The maker of brightly colored ...

  • Kate Spade Q4 Revenue Tops, 2015 Guidance Light @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Kate Spade (KATE) topped fourth-quarter revenue on the strength of its flagship brand, but the fashion house's full-year sales guidance fell short of Wall Street expectations. The maker of brightly colored ...

  • Springleaf Soars With Purchase Of Citi Lending Unit @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Citigroup (C) agreed to sell its OneMain Financial unit to Springleaf Holdings for $4.25 billion, a major step in the New York-based bank's effort to slim down in the wake of the financial crisis. OneMain ...

  • Stocks Lower At Midday; Springleaf Soars On Buyout @ Investor's Business Daily - 20 hours ago

    Stocks were lower at midday Tuesday amid mixed earnings reports and weak February auto sales. The Nasdaq was down 0.9%; the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average each shed 0.8%. Volume was running flat ...

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