Is the AK Steel Turnaround Finally Coming to Fruition?

Being in the metals industry is currently not an easy gig. Profitability and demand just are not cooperating. The good news is that AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) has ...
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Was the Immunomedics Sell-Off Too Extreme?

Belgian pharmaceutical group UCB announced Tuesday morning that its phase 3 trial for lupus treatment epratuzumab failed to produce statistically significant results in both dosages tested in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ...
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After BP Results, Big Oil Earnings Prospects at Oxy, Exxon, Chevron, Valero

When energy super-major BP plc (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter results very early Tuesday morning, the headline number is the $6.3 billion loss attributed to low crude oil prices and a ...
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Did GrubHub Earnings Finally Mark a Bottom?

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) reported its second quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS) on $88.0 million in revenue compared to ...
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What to Expect From Twitter Earnings

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is scheduled to report earnings after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.04 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Analyst Stays Mega-Bullish on Azure Midstream After Distribution News

Azure Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AZUR) is one of the high-yield master limited partnerships (MLPs) that has a distribution, or a payout yield equivalent, that is well north of 10%. ...
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Baidu Earnings, Not As Advertised

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) reported second-quarter financial results before U.S. markets opened Tuesday as $1.81 in earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) on $2.67 billion in revenue compared to consensus estimates of $1.87 ...
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Could GM Really Be Worth Almost 50 Percent More?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is in a very strong position looking to the future. The company has open avenues to pursue both domestically and in China. With this position, ...
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Consumer Confidence Tanks in July

The Conference Board has released its Consumer Confidence reading for the month of July. Confidence came crashing down, likely overshadowed by market volatility from the risks of Greece, China, and ...
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Minneapolis, New York, Washington Post Smallest Gains on Case-Shiller Index

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, May house prices increased year-over-year. Three cities posted year-over-year gains of 3% or less during May: Minneapolis and ...
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Are Merck Earnings Enough?

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported its second-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The pharmaceutical giant had $0.86 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.8 billion in ...
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Merrill Lynch Top 5 Earnings Momentum Stocks in the S&P 500

Analysts are constantly using quantitative screens to search the stock universe for what is the best performing category. In a recent report from Merrill Lynch's Savita Subramanian, the superb strategist ...
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Sirius Rises on Record Quarter

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) released its second-quarter earnings report Tuesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.03 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.12 billion in revenue ...
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Can Ford Sustain High Profit If Market Share Declines Continue?

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. For the quarter, the automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.47 on ...
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Cowen Raised Price Targets On 4 Top Growth Stocks

While the long awaited correction may have to wait a day as the markets look ready to rebound, the good news for investors is the economy is looking better and ...
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