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  • Week In Funds: Stock Funds Resume Slide @ Investor's Business Daily - 7 hours ago

    Stock mutual funds fell for the third of the past four weeks, this time led lower in the stock market by small-cap core and midcap value funds, which fell 3.26% and 3.17%, according to Lipper Inc. Large-cap ...

  • Manhattan Continues Growth In Warehouse Market @ Investor's Business Daily - 7 hours ago

    Manhattan Associates is proving to be a survivor in more ways than one. The company has found a way to compete with larger rivals Oracle (ORCL) and SAP (SAP) in warehouse management software while also ...

  • Mobileye Taps Into Hot IPO Market That May Be Cooling @ Investor's Business Daily - 7 hours ago

    Mobileye made an eye-popping IPO Friday, the largest tech debut this year and capping the best month for new issues in more than seven years. The maker of self-driving auto technology raised $890 million ...

  • TAL Education, Team Health Join The IBD 50 Resistance @ Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Leading stocks took their licks in the past week, with only a small clique of IBD 50 stocks posting weekly gains. Among those, China-based TAL Education (XRS) hauled in an 11% gain to end the week at a ...

  • Burger King serves mixed Q2 Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    The fast-food chain's earnings rose 19% to 25 cents, topping by 2 cents. Sales fell 6.1% to $261.2 mil, $1 mil shy of estimates. Asia-Pacific same-store sales rose 3.7% vs. 0.4% comps gains in the U.S. ...

  • Genesee & Wyoming Q2 tops Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    The railroad operator's EPS fell 2% to $1.12 but beat views by a penny. Revenue rose 3.5% to $414.6 mil, above views for $411.1 mil. Operating ratio was 73.4% despite track washouts in Canada and the Southeast ...

  • Fast-food workers rallied Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Fast-food workers rallied in Raleigh, N.C., and Pittsburgh against McDonald's (MCD) in a bid for higher wages and union rights. Shares fell 0.3% to 94.30.

  • Weyerhaeuser tops EPS views Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Solid export-log demand boosted Q2 Western sales volumes, the forest-products company said, but was offset by lower Japanese demand. Weyerhaeuser (WY) said that earnings per share jumped 34.3% to 47 cents ...

  • Hilton revs profit on RevPAR Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    The hotelier's Q2 earnings rose 24% to 21 cents a share, beating estimates by 2 cents. Revenue rose 4.4% to $2.67 bil vs. views for $2.47 bil. Credit a 6.7% lift in revenue per available room. But Hilton ...

  • Clorox Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Clorox's (CLX) fiscal Q4 EPS fell 6% to $1.30. Sales for the cleaning and household product maker slid 2.6% to $1.51 bil, missing. Clorox sees '15 full-year EPS of $4.35-$4.50, below views. Church & Dwight's ...

  • Chevron total production falls Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    The oil and gas major's Q2 EPS rose 7.6% to $2.98, beating views by 32 cents. Revenue rose 0.9% to $57.9 bil, above views for $59.3 bil. Chevron's (CVX) average sales price for a barrel of oil rose 8% ...

  • Gentherm Q2 profit heats up Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    The auto seat heating and cooling systems maker's EPS soared 207% to 46 cents, beating estimates by 10 cents. Gentherm's (THRM) revenue climbed 29% to $206.2 mil vs. forecasts for $190.5 mil, helped by ...

  • Spirit AeroSystems Q2 tops Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    A maker of fuselages and propulsion systems for Boeing (BA) and Airbus swung to a per-share profit of $1.01 vs. a loss of $1.47 a year earlier. It topped analyst estimates by 33 cents. Revenue climbed ...

  • China Stock 500.com Bets Big On Sports Lottery Fans @ Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Some people buy scratch-off lottery tickets or pick Mega Millions numbers in the hopes of getting rich quick. But others bet on their favorite sports teams because it's, well, fun. And in China, popular ...

  • Will Soda Maker Make Keurig Green Mountain Pop? @ Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) made its mark with K-Cup single-serve coffee and Keurig brewers. Competition heated up when key patents expired in 2012, letting rivals sell similar products. But Keurig has ...

  • Will Upcoming Soda Maker Make Keurig Green Mountain Pop? @ Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) made its mark with K-Cup single-serve coffee and Keurig brewers. Competition heated up when key patents expired in 2012, letting rivals sell similar products. But Keurig has ...

  • Server Market Fuels Growth At Super Micro Computer @ Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    While many growth stocks are facing selling pressure, San Jose-based Super Micro Computer (SMCI) is holding its own -- perhaps in anticipation of strong earnings next week. The provider of server solutions ...

  • Mining Stocks Climb Into Top 10 Of IBD Industry Ranks @ Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    Gold and silver miners have risen into the upper echelon of IBD's industry ranks in recent weeks amid a pickup in profit growth. The Mining-Gold/Silver/Gems industry stood at No. 7 out of 197 as of Friday's ...

  • Retirement Savings: How Much Is Enough @ Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    A new study from the Boston College Center for Retirement Research (CRR) finds that 50% of working families won't have a big enough nest egg to maintain their standard of living in retirement. "People ...

  • Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term ...

  • Prudent Risk Pays Off For AmTrust Financial Services @ Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    When everything's going well, it's tempting to stay put. But top leaders rarely settle for the status quo. In 2012, executives at AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) took a calculated risk: They proposed ...

  • Facebook: A Can-Do Company That Can Solve Problems @ Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    When you ponder how successful Facebook has become in only a decade of operation, there is certainly plenty to admire about the Menlo Park, Calif., social media dynamo. Facebook (FB) has amassed roughly ...

  • Procter Gamble Plans To Ax Over Half Of Its Global Brands Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago

    Procter & Gamble has decided that less is more. The maker of Bounty, Pampers, Crest and Tide announced plans Friday to eliminate more than 100 brands globally over the next two years. The 70 to 80 brands ...

  • Defense Cuts Slow Raytheon, Lockheed Sales @ Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    Defense budget cuts are hitting U.S. defense contractors' sales growth, but their dividends are still on target. Raytheon (RTN) on July 24 reported second-quarter adjusted earnings that fell 14% to $1.41, ...

  • Redbox tests DVD price increases, lowers kiosk count @ Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    With DVD rentals slowing, Redbox kiosk operator Outerwall (OUTR) plans to squeeze more profit from the business by removing underperforming machines and potentially raising prices. Outerwall (OUTR) late ...

  • Ascend's Big Run Was Crafted On Heels Of Smooth Cup Base Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    Cup bases on a stock chart should not only form over at least six weeks and look like a cup. They should also be smooth in shape, rounded and symmetrical. The left side of the pattern should show only ...

  • Stock Market Closes Lower But Trims Some Losses @ Investor's Business Daily - 10 hours ago

    The stock market closed lower but well off session lows Friday. The Nasdaq slid 0.4% and the S&P 500 lost 0.3%. The Nasdaq had been off about 1% at session lows, while the S&P 500 trimmed what had been ...

  • Scientific Games, Bally Gamble On Size And Synergies @ Investor's Business Daily - 11 hours ago

    Scientific Games' (SGMS) planned purchase of rival gaming equipment maker Bally Technologies (BYI) for $5.1 billion will create a massive global lottery and gaming gear maker. The deal comes after Bally ...

  • Trulia Pending Acquisition Drags Stock Down, Q2 Beats @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Online real estate listings company Trulia solidly beat analysts' expectations for Q2, but its stock was down Friday pending its acquisition by industry leader Zillow. Trulia (TRLA) stock was down nearly ...

  • Stocks Recover Off Lows; Mobileye Soars In Debut @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Another wave of selling hit stocks Friday, but the market was in recovery mode late in the session. Earlier in the day, investors were unfazed by news that job growth exceeded 200,000 for the sixth straight ...

  • Job Growth Slows But Tops 200,000 As Slack Remains Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Employers added 209,000 jobs in July, the Labor Department said Friday, below expectations for 235,000 as economic data continued to show growth but plenty of slack. The jobless rate ticked up to 6.2% ...

  • Procter & Gamble Shares Jump On Less-Is-More Strategy @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Bounty, Pampers, Crest and Tide are just a few of Procter & Gamble's (PG) well-known brands. But the largest consumer product maker in the world is eliminating about 100 items globally, reducing its offerings ...

  • Video: GoPro's Q2 Earnings Selfie Shows Blemishes @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Action camera maker GoPro (GPRO) reported its first quarterly earnings as a public company late Thursday and it wasn't a pretty picture. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company said it earned 8 cents a share ...

  • SunPower Stock Falls After Guiding Q3 Below Consensus @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    SunPower (SPWR) stock was down 6.5% in afternoon trading on the stock market today after the company's Q3 guidance missed expectations and Q2 earnings fell. The San Jose, Calif.-based solar panel maker ...

  • GoPro second-quarter selfie shows blemishes @ Investor's Business Daily - 12 hours ago

    Action camera maker GoPro (GPRO) reported its first quarterly earnings as a public company late Thursday and it wasn't a pretty picture. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company said it earned 8 cents a share ...

  • Beat Sales Slumps By Inspiring High And Low Sellers @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Even hot-shot executives can have cold spells. How to reignite their fire: Notice coasters."Plateaued and proud." That's how sales coach Connie Kadansky describes professionals who are cruising ...

  • Jerry Coleman, A Hero In Combat And Baseball @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    You might think he was a hero so many times over in so many ways. "It was the Padres' last home game, a day game, last September," said Ted Leitner about his radio play-by-play partner of 35 ...

  • LinkedIn Q2 Earnings Repels Concerns As Stock Rises @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    LinkedIn stock was up 9.5% midday Friday after the company late Thursday posted second-quarter earnings that exceeded analyst consensus estimates across the board. The social networking site geared to ...

  • Stocks Lose More Ground; LinkedIn Bucks Weakness @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Stocks further weakened Friday afternoon after digesting this morning's batch of economic reports. The pace of job growth slowed, but manufacturing again expanded. The Nasdaq dropped 0.8% and the S&P 500 ...

  • Hilton Q2 Beats On Better Sales Per Available Room @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Hilton Worldwide (HLT) booked second-quarter results above expectations, led by a lift in revenue per available room, and increased its full-year outlook. The hotelier beat earnings estimates by 2 cents, ...

  • Arris Stock Tanks, M&A May Slow Customer Spending @ Investor's Business Daily - 13 hours ago

    Arris Group stock tumbled Friday after the company forecast current-quarter revenue below views and its CEO said that mergers and acquisitions among pay-TV companies might impact customer spending in late ...

  • Economic News Today: Payrolls Up, Factories Hum @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Payrolls up 209,000; jobless rate ticks up to 6.2%Nonfarm payrolls grew by 209,000 last month, below expectations of 233,000, but job gains in May and June were revised up a combined 15,000. The jobless ...

  • Jobless Rate Rises As Work Force Still On Sidelines @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.2% in July from 6.1% in June as more people entered the labor force, the Labor Department said. Some economists think the jobless rate could climb over the next several ...

  • Tesla hints at surprises, perhaps self-driving cars @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    The usually forthcoming Tesla Motors (TSLA) is keeping some big secrets. On a conference call with analysts late Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at some surprises ahead from the high-end electric ...

  • Video: Tesla Surprise Hinted, Maybe Self-Driving Car @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    The usually forthcoming Tesla Motors (TSLA) is keeping some big secrets. On a conference call with analysts late Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at some surprises ahead from the high-end electric ...

  • Pharmacyclics Q2 Earnings Get Mixed Reception @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Biotech Pharmacyclics (PCYC) was seesawing on the stock market today after its Q2 sales beat consensus late Thursday, but the company declined to update its guidance. Pharmacyclics' sales more than doubled ...

  • Tableau Plans Offshore Expansion, Stock Falls @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Tableau Software says that it plans to step up its offshore expansion to compete with rival Qlik Technologies. That news might be why Tableau stock was down despite a Q2 earnings beat. Tableau Software ...

  • Mobileye IPO Prices Above Range, Jumps In Hot Debut @ Investor's Business Daily - 14 hours ago

    Mobileye (MBLY) drove an eye-popping IPO Friday morning, jumping 50% out of the gate. The company says it's the leading developer of camera-based driver-assistance systems, including self-driving auto ...

  • Video: Spirit AeroSystems Lifts 2014 Views On Boeing Demand @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Spirit AeroSystems boosted forecasts and reported second-quarter earnings that topped estimates as the aerospace sector continues to see an uptick in new orders. A maker of fuselages and propulsion systems ...

  • Video: Spirit AeroSystems' Views Ride Boeing Demand @ Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago

    Spirit AeroSystems boosted forecasts and reported second-quarter earnings that topped estimates as the aerospace sector continues to see an uptick in new orders. A maker of fuselages and propulsion systems ...

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