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  • IBD Rings NYSE's Closing Bell To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    Investor's Business Daily returned to its roots Tuesday as Executive Editor and Chief Strategy Officer Chris Gessel rang the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange to commemorate the publication's ...

  • VMware Q1 tops on renewals Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    The virtualization software maker's EPS rose 8% to 80 cents, beating views by a penny when it announced results late Tue. Revenue climbed 14% to $1.36 bil, slightly above views for $1.35 bil, getting a ...

  • Tesla may build cars in China Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    The luxury automaker is looking at manufacturing cars in China in the next 3-4 years, according to a CNN interview with CEO Elon Musk. Building cars in China would help the company avoid high tariffs. ...

  • Signature Bank deposits climb Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    The N.Y.-based regional bank said that Q1 profit rose 29% to $1.37 ex-items, beating estimates by 6 cents a share. Total deposits for the quarter grew $1.25 bil to $18.31 bil. Average deposits rose $930 ...

  • United Tech Q1 EPS, sales top Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    The aerospace and industrial supplier said EPS fell 5% to $1.32, but beat views by 5 cents. Revenue rose 2% to $14.75 bil, slightly above views, with sales gains across its business segments. Pratt & Whitney ...

  • Skechers in big earnings beat Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Shoe-maker Skechers USA Inc. (SKX), whose GoRun shoe was worn by Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi on Mon., saw its Q1 EPS soar 190% to 61 cents, surpassing views by 28 cents. Revenue rose 21% to $546.5 ...

  • Lexmark Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Lexmark (LXK) dropped 11% after the company known for inkjet printers reported Q1 EPS of 92 cents, up 5% vs. a year earlier and 5 cents above views. Revenue fell 1% to $877.7 mil, beating views for $855.8 ...

  • AT&T edges Q1 earnings view Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    The No. 2 U.S. mobile phone company edged earnings estimates and added 1.1 mil postpaid phone customers. EPS rose 11% to 71 cents, beating by a penny. Sales grew 3.6% to $32.48 bil vs. views for $32.47 ...

  • Comcast tops, adds customers Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    The No. 1 cable provider added video customers for a 2nd straight quarter, leading to a 14% hike in Q1 sales of $17.4 bil, topping estimates. Comcast's (CMCSA) EPS rose 33% to 68 cents, in line with analyst ...

  • AT&T Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    AT&T (T)and an investment firm run by former News Corp. exec Peter Chernin formed an online video venture analysts say could rival Hulu and Netflix (NFLX).

  • Gilead Blows Out First Quarter @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Gilead Sciences late Tuesday blew past Q1 revenue and earnings forecasts as sales of its new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi far exceeded expectations, but fellow big biotech Amgen missed expectations. Gilead ...

  • Gilead Earnings Surge As Hep C Drug Shatters Views @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Gilead Sciences late Tuesday blew past Q1 revenue and earnings forecasts as sales of its new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi far exceeded expectations, but fellow big biotech Amgen missed expectations. Gilead ...

  • Gilead Soars As Hep C Drug Shatters Views; Amgen Misses @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Gilead Sciences late Tuesday blew past Q1 revenue and earnings forecasts as sales of its new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi far exceeded expectations, but fellow big biotech Amgen missed expectations. Gilead ...

  • Finisar, Signature Bank: Why A Top Fund Likes Them @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    RS Small Cap Growth Fund has taken to heart Greek philosopher Socrates' advice: "Know thyself." After taking the tiller of the fund in 2007, the current managers looked in the mirror and asked ...

  • Drugmakers Prod European Stocks To Post-Easter Rally @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    European exchanges were high scorers on the world map Tuesday, as investors returned with vigor from the four-day holiday. Germany's Frankfurt Exchange led the pack, with the DAX index vaulting 2% higher. ...

  • Wall Street Braces For A Barrage Of Aerospace Reports @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Concerns about cutbacks in defense spending occasionally weigh on names in IBD's Aerospace/Defense group. Wall Street will get more color on the issue when several large-cap leaders in the group report ...

  • Horizontal Drilling Pays Off For Synergy Resources @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    When oil and gas producer Synergy Resources launched a horizontal drilling program about a year ago, one unknown was how long the program would take to have a positive financial impact. A year later, that's ...

  • Right Time To Sell A Leader? Look At How Group Peers Fare Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    When leading stocks fall, you need to read the situation impartially. However, if you have a position in a top stock from a top group, emotions can cloud judgment. You might sell in fear, or you might ...

  • Valeant's Bid For Allergan Boosts Ethical Drug Stocks @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals' (VRX) bid to acquire Allergan (AGN) boosted the 42-stock Medical-Ethical Drugs industry group Tuesday. Valeant and hedge fund Pershing Square early Tuesday announced a plan to ...

  • Expeditors Took Off As China Trade Grew Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Most employees who complain about their bosses don't quit and start their own company. But that's what Peter Rose and James Wang did in 1981 when they got their freight-forwarding business off the ground. ...

  • Drug M&A Revives In Drive To Expand, But Also To Focus Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Big money flowed into pharma Tuesday as Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline and Eli Lilly unveiled a giant swap of businesses, while Valeant Pharmaceuticals bid roughly $47 billion for Allergan. Novartis (NVS) agreed ...

  • Netflix Twice Turned Home Video Business On Its Head @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    In just 16 years, Netflix has twice revolutionized the home entertainment industry, first with a subscription-based unlimited DVD rental program and more recently with its game-changing online streaming ...

  • Manhattan Associates Earnings Soundly Beat, Stock Up @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Manhattan Associates (MANH), finding a way to capitalize in its niche despite a tough market for business IT, late Tuesday reported Q1 earnings and sales that soundly beat analyst estimates. The software ...

  • Stocks Rise In Higher Volume; Gilead Up After Hours @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Stocks rose in higher volume Tuesday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 notching their sixth straight gains amid a flurry of buyout activity in the drugs industry. The Nasdaq rose 1%, while the S&P 500 and the ...

  • Leaders Sanchez, Synaptics Find Support, Set Up @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Arkansas Best (ABFS) drove up to its fifth straight advance and its highest close in more than five years. The stock cleared the 36.06 buy point of a three-month base March 6, but didn't make much headway ...

  • S&P 500, Nasdaq Rise For Sixth Day As Volume Picks Up @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Stocks surged in higher volume Tuesday, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 rising for a sixth consecutive day, amid strength in drug stocks. The Nasdaq rose 1% while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average ...

  • GM, Ford Earnings Due As Auto Giants Face Change @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    General Motors (GM) and Ford Motor (F)report first-quarter earnings this week amid turbulence at both companies. GM, slated to release financial results early Thursday, is in the midst of a fire storm ...

  • Nasdaq, S&P 500 On Track For Sixth Straight Gain @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Stocks continued to hold near session highs late Tuesday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 on pace for their sixth straight gains. The Nasdaq was up 1.1%, while the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P ...

  • Google Sells App-Focused Ads After Twitter, Facebook @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Google (GOOGL) on Tuesday announced a new type of mobile ad that will redirect searchers to apps on their smartphones and tablets. The ads are to be displayed above organic search results on mobile devices. ...

  • Try Thinking About Both/And For Breakthroughs @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    When this year's Corvette Stingray rolled out, critics lusted. The slick GM (GM) sports car, they wrote, has throaty vroom and plenty of zoom. Plus the ride gets 28 miles to the gallon. A fuel-efficient ...

  • Robert Ripley Made Oddities Hard-To-Believe Hits @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Robert Ripley's life was as unusual as the things he wrote about. He started out so poor that he often went shoeless, survived the worst earthquake in U.S. history and began his career as a lowly sports ...

  • Facebook Q1 Earnings Expected To Double As Ads Grow @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Social network Facebook's (FB) Q1 EPS is expected to double on a 62% hike in revenue as the company's ad clicks grow. Clicks on paid Facebook ads are "on the rise, with clicks continuing to outpace ...

  • Las Vegas Sands Earnings Will Be VIP, Analysts Bet @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is poised to continue expanding globally and recently pointed to Chinese gambling enclave Macau, along with Japan, South Korea and Vietnam as avenues for growth. Sands shares climbed ...

  • Builders Will Report Quarter Soon But Home Sales Flat @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    Investors will get a good read on the climate for homebuilding this week when three large builders report quarterly results Thursday and March new-home sales data are released Wednesday. If analysts polled ...

  • Nasdaq, Health Care Lead Stock Market Higher @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    The Nasdaq and medical stocks led a market surge Tuesday afternoon. The composite was up more than 1% while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average gained 0.6% each. Volume was sharply higher across ...

  • Qualcomm Earnings Will Put Focus On China 4G Growth @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    Qualcomm (QCOM), the largest maker of cellphone chips, is set to report quarterly earnings after the market close Wednesday, with analysts focusing on its performance in China. The consensus estimates ...

  • HomeAway Upgraded After Recent Stock Slump @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    HomeAway (AWAY) stock was up nearly 5% in midday trading in the stock market today after FBR & Co. upgraded the online marketplace for vacation rental homes to outperform from a market perform. FBR sees ...

  • Will Starbucks Leave Investors Thirsty For Q2 Profit? @ Investor's Business Daily - 16 hours ago

    Starbucks (SBUX) is seeing more competitors in the breakfast and high-end coffee business, but the coffeehouse giant is expanding into wine and late-night options. Analysts are expecting the company to ...

  • Valeant Bid For Allergan Draws Mixed Reaction @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) and hedge fund Pershing Square early Tuesday officially announced an unsolicited takeover bid for Allergan (AGN) that values the Botox-maker at more than $47 billion. News ...

  • Netflix rises on subscriber price hike, just like last time @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    On July 12, 2011, Netflix announced that it was splitting its DVD-by-mail and streaming video services into separate plans, raising prices by as much as 60% for subscribers who wanted to continue getting ...

  • McDonald's Q1 Earnings Sag On Declining U.S. Sales @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    Declining U.S. sales continued to plague McDonald's (MCD) in the first quarter as the fast-food colossus endured an increasingly competitive market and the effects of unusually harsh winter weather. McDonald's ...

  • CB&I Starts String Of Energy Infrastructure Earnings @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    Energy-infrastructure company CB&I (CBI) is expected to report its 15th straight quarter of double-digit profit growth on Wednesday, and an equally impressive jump in revenue. Analysts forecast that the ...

  • Indexes Extend Gains Amid Upside Earnings Surprises @ Investor's Business Daily - 17 hours ago

    The major averages extended their gains in midday trade as stocks rallied, helped by upside earnings surprises and Allergan 's (AGN) buyout news. The Nasdaq led with a 1% gain, while the S&P 500 and the ...

  • ServiceNow Growth Engine Should Continue In Q1 @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    ServiceNow (NOW) likely continued to hit on all cylinders last quarter, Michael Turits, an analyst for Raymond James & Associates, said in a research report last week. ServiceNow is slated to report Q1 ...

  • Novartis, Glaxo Swap Units; Lilly Buying Animal Biz @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Big pharmas Novartis (NVS), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Eli Lilly (LLY) announced a massive exchange of business units Tuesday morning in a set of deals with a total value of more than $28 billion. Novartis ...

  • United Tech Tops Q1 Views As Sales Grow Across Units @ Investor's Business Daily - 18 hours ago

    Shares of United Technologies (UTX) moved higher in early trading in the stock market after the aerospace and industrial supplier topped first-quarter sales and earnings views. The Hartford, Conn.-based ...

  • Stocks Power Out Early Gains; Allergan Leads Drug-Maker Surge @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Stocks shook off premarket uncertainty to grab early gains in firm trade Tuesday. The Nasdaq led with a 0.6% gain. The Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 added 0.3% each. Volume ticked up 5% ...

  • Comcast Posts Better NBCU Results, Q1 Video Adds @ Investor's Business Daily - 19 hours ago

    Comcast (CMCSA) early Tuesday said it added video customers for the second straight quarter, as Q1 earnings minus items rose 33% on revenue growth of 14%. Comcast stock was up 2% in early trading in the ...

  • Stock Futures Mixed And Busy; Allergan, Netflix, Glaxo Climb @ Investor's Business Daily - 20 hours ago

    Stock futures thrashed away in tightly mixed trade ahead of Tuesday's open. Dow futures backed out of narrow early gains to trade 3.2 points below fair market value. Nasdaq 100 futures hung on to a 5-point ...

  • Airline Earnings Should Take Flight Despite Winter @ Investor's Business Daily - 21 hours ago

    Despite the first quarter's harsh winter weather, which grounded thousands of flights, the airline industry remains one of the strongest groups in the market. Several major air carriers are expected to ...

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