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Amid bevy of head shots, NHL attempts to explain rationale

Discontent over the goalie interference rule has been grabbing headlines for weeks, but the head shot discussion carries far more serious implications for a league still grappling with how best to protect its players.

  • FBIZ or MBWM: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?
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    FBIZ or MBWM: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

    The best way to find great value stocks is to pair a strong Zacks Rank with an impressive grade in the Value category of our Style Scores system. The proven Zacks Rank puts an emphasis on earnings estimates and estimate revisions, while our Style Scores work to identify stocks with specific traits. Currently, First Business Financial Services has a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy), while Mercantile Bank has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).

  • Verso Corporation (VRS) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    Verso Corporation (VRS) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    Verso Corporation (VRS) closed the most recent trading day at $25.21, moving -0.1% from the previous trading session. This change lagged the S&P 500's 1.32% gain on the day. This has outpaced the Basic Materials sector's gain of 7.33% and the S&P 500's gain of 4.16% in that time.

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    CNBC

    This was Jack Bogle's 'only regret about money'

    Bogle was born in 1929, and he learned a great deal from the way his family weathered financial hardship during the Great Depression . "They were tough times and I started working when I was 10 years old, delivering papers and eventually becoming a waiter," he said in 2012 . "I learned you work for what you get, and I feel sorry for people who haven't had that upbringing."

  • TSM Stock Wavers As Contract Chipmaker Offers Weak Outlook
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    TSM Stock Wavers As Contract Chipmaker Offers Weak Outlook

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) Thursday posted in-line sales for the fourth quarter, but its revenue guidance for the current quarter was well below views. TSM stock fell on the news, but rebounded in afternoon trading. ibd-display-video id=4141827 width=50 float=left autostart=true] The contract chipmaker generated $9.4 billion in revenue in the December quarter, hitting the midpoint of its guidance.

  • Why Is Cintas (CTAS) Up 16.3% Since Last Earnings Report?
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    Why Is Cintas (CTAS) Up 16.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

    A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Cintas (CTAS). Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let's take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers. Cintas reported better-than-expected second-quarter fiscal 2019 (ended November 2018) results.

  • Intel insists leadership team 'united' even as executive departures rack up
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    The Telegraph

    Intel insists leadership team 'united' even as executive departures rack up

    Intel has insisted its leadership team is more united than ever in the wake of chief executive Brian Krzanich's resignation last year, even as it continues its hunt for a replacement. Gregory Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Client Computing Group, said: “Obviously you don't lose a CEO and you don't notice anything has changed, that would be silly. But I would say the leadership team at Intel, we've really pulled together as a whole group to execute the strategy.

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    CNBC

    As Tesla dives, analysts stay bullish: Job cuts signal 'productivity gains'

    "Reducing headcount also suggests productivity gains," Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois said in a note to investors. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Friday the automaker is cutting its full-time staff headcount by approximately 7 percent. Job cuts at Tesla TSLA is not quite the bad news investors are interpreting it to be, several Wall Street analysts said on Friday.

  • LM Funding America acquires Virginia company in $5.1M transaction
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    American City Business Journals

    LM Funding America acquires Virginia company in $5.1M transaction

    LM Funding America Inc., a technology-based specialty finance company in Tampa, has completed the $5.1 million acquisition of a Virginia medical insurance product company. The company completed the acquisition of all stock owned by International Investment & Underwriting Limited (IIU) on Jan. 15 following a legal and due diligence review. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to earnings in 2019, as LM merges IIU operations into the company, LM Funding's CEO Bruce Rodgers said in a statement.

  • Netflix added 7.3 million subscribers internationally
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    Yahoo Finance Video

    Netflix added 7.3 million subscribers internationally

    Netflix was the biggest stock story on Friday after the company reported revenue earnings that missed expectations, but Yahoo Finance's Dan Howley says there was an unambiguous bright spot in the report.

  • Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS): What Are The Future Prospects?
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    Simply Wall St.

    Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS): What Are The Future Prospects?

    Based on Skyworks Solutions, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SWKS) earnings update in September 2018, analyst consensus outlook appear cautiously subdued, as a 16% rise in profits is expected in the upcoming year, relative to the higher past 5-year average growth rate of 19%. Explore our interactive list of stocks with large growth potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

  • 2 Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now
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    Motley Fool

    2 Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

    If you can think long-term, financially strong Exxon is worth a close look from dividend investors today. It's a big acquisition, but not that big The next company dividend investors should look at, IBM, requires a little more faith. This global technology giant has seemingly fallen behind the times in the technology industry, and its efforts to catch up have been slow at best.

  • Tesla to Cut 7% of Workforce
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    Tesla to Cut 7% of Workforce

    Should investors worry about Telsa? Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman & Jeanie Ahn, Digiday Reporter Kerry Flynn and Gerber Kawaski Wealth & Investment Management CEO Ross Gerber discuss. Jeanie Ahn, Digiday Reporter Kerry Flynn and discuss.

  • Top 4 Technology Penny Stocks to Watch
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    Investopedia

    Top 4 Technology Penny Stocks to Watch

    It tends to range in and out of the penny stock category, as it rises over $5 per share on occasion, and after year-to-date gains of roughly 28%, the stock is currently trading at $5.46. As you might expect, the company is very small, with a market cap of just under $296 million. Glu Mobile makes games for smartphones.

  • U.S., China to Reach a Trade Deal? ETF Areas to Gain
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    Zacks

    U.S., China to Reach a Trade Deal? ETF Areas to Gain

    Per the Wall Street Journal, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been mulling over a proposal to lift some or all U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods in order to push trade talks between the United States and China. However, more hawkish members of President Donald Trump's trade team, including U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the lead negotiator with Beijing, is not supportive of such a move. Lighthizer has expressed concerns that eliminating the tariffs would place the United States in back foot in getting a favorable trade deal with China and waste the leverage the United States has on the Asian dragon, per Wall Street Journal, as quoted on businessinsider.

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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Conduent Inc.

    The net inflows of $4.85 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold CNDT are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing. PMI by IHS Markit | Negative According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Industrials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing.

  • Dell Technologies (DELL) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    Dell Technologies (DELL) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    This change lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 1.32%. This has lagged the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 2.64% and the S&P 500's gain of 4.16% in that time. For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $6.57 per share and revenue of $89.86 billion, which would represent changes of +6.48% and +14.24%, respectively, from the prior year.

  • How Risky Is General Electric Company Stock?
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    Motley Fool

    How Risky Is General Electric Company Stock?

    General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) is an American icon that has fallen on hard times. Although the industrial giant faces significant difficulties today, it's likely to survive this storm -- and assuming it does, there will be material recovery potential in an investment here. It was under Welch's watch that the finance division was allowed to grow and expand beyond its intended role (supporting sales of GE industrial products) into unrelated businesses (such as mortgage lending).

  • KNX is Setting Up a Bull Trap at $32
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    InvestorPlace

    KNX is Setting Up a Bull Trap at $32

    To receive further updates on this Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) trade as well as an alert when it's time to take profits, sign up for a risk-free trial of Power Options Weekly today. NOTE: U.S. markets will be closed all day on Monday, Jan. 21, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, therefore the next Trade of the Day will hit your inbox on Tuesday, Jan. 22. This morning I am recommending a bearish trade on Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX), a North American truckload services company.

  • Why NetApp (NTAP) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again
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    Why NetApp (NTAP) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

    Looking for a stock that has been consistently beating earnings estimates and might be well positioned to keep the streak alive in its next quarterly report? NetApp (NTAP), which belongs to the Zacks Computer- Storage Devices industry, could be a great candidate to consider. This data storage company has seen a nice streak of beating earnings estimates, especially when looking at the previous two reports.

  • United Technologies (UTX) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know
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    United Technologies (UTX) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

    In that same time, the Conglomerates sector gained 5.58%, while the S&P 500 gained 4.16%. Investors will be hoping for strength from UTX as it approaches its next earnings release, which is expected to be January 23, 2019. On that day, UTX is projected to report earnings of $1.51 per share, which would represent a year-over-year decline of 5.63%.

  • Citigroup (C) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know
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    Citigroup (C) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

    C's full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of $7.50 per share and revenue of $74.58 billion. These results would represent year-over-year changes of +12.78% and +2.37%, respectively. Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for C. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends.

  • 2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%
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    Motley Fool

    2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%

    Stocks with high dividend yields can be great, but if a stock has a high dividend yield and also has lots of long-term growth potential and relatively low risk, that's the trifecta. One area of the market where you can find stocks that meet these criteria is in the real estate sector. Hotel REITs tend to be some of the highest-yielding REITs in the sector, and a big reason is that they are more vulnerable to recessions than most types of commercial properties.

  • Tencent Holding (TCEHY) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know
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    Tencent Holding (TCEHY) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

    Tencent Holding (TCEHY) closed the most recent trading day at $42.90, moving +0.63% from the previous trading session. In that same time, the Computer and Technology sector lost 0.35%, while the S&P 500 gained 0.75%. TCEHY will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, which is expected to be March 20, 2019.

  • International Paper (IP) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    International Paper (IP) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

    Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for IP. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

  • RPC (RES) to Report Q4 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards?
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    RPC (RES) to Report Q4 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards?

    RPC, Inc. RES is set to release fourth-quarter 2018 financial results before the opening bell on Jan 23, 2019. The company failed to beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in each of the last four reported quarters, recording a negative earnings surprise of 20.2%. Let's take a look at estimate revisions to get a clear picture of what analysts are thinking about the company before the earnings release.