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Has Yum Finally Turned Its Earnings Around?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported its first-quarter earnings Tuesday after the markets closed as $0.80 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.6 billion in revenue. This compares to Thomson ...
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Chipotle Earnings Not Hot Enough to Satisfy Investors

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) released its first-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets closed. The burrito purveyor had $3.88 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.09 billion in ...
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Amgen Earnings Point to More Froth in the Biotech Sector

Amgen Corp. (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported fiscal first quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday afternoon after equity markets had closed. The biotech firm posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.48 on revenues ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

April 21, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 21 equities making new 52-week lows today. Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: UCTT) dropped about 25% on Tuesday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the DJIA on Tuesday

April 21, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Tuesday but the cyclical stocks among the blue chips couldn’t hold onto the gains. Only the tech heavy Nasdaq Composite has traded ...
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Did One Overseas Futures Trader Overly Contribute to the 2010 Flash Crash?

Forget the book Flash Boys for a moment. This will go above and beyond that, if it turns out that the Department of Justice is correct. Again, IF... The May ...
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Analysts Say Hasbro Is a Buy, While Mattel Is a Sell

Disney princesses are going to war. Now that might be a funny thing to hear, but it’s very relevant between Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). Following ...
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Lam Research Poised for Much More Growth, Even After Earnings Pop

Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX) has already risen handily after earnings. Now the semiconductor capital equipment player may still be poised for much higher gains in 2015 and into 2016. ...
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What to Expect From McDonald’s Earnings

Before equity markets ring the opening bell Wednesday morning, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will have revealed just how bad its first quarter really was. Because no one is expecting the ...
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What BlackBerry Really Gets for Buying WatchDox

Before the markets opened on Tuesday morning, BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) announced that it has agreed to acquire mobile security firm WatchDox. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, ...
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Should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Really Be AAA Rated?

Fitch Ratings recently reaffirmed the sovereign ratings of the United States of America as being AAA for the long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs). That call was ...
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What to Look For in Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to report first-quarter results before markets open Wednesday. Consensus estimates call for quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.81 on revenues of $22.49 billion. ...
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What ARM and Rambus Have in Common

Both ARM Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: ARMH) and Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) have reported their earnings. There is something else that they have in common as well. They rely on licensing ...
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GM Q1 Global Car Sales Falter Outside US, China

Even though General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is scheduled to release first-quarter results on Thursday, the company said Tuesday morning that it sold 2,421,123 vehicles worldwide in the first three ...
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Will Amgen Earnings Shape Biotech for the Rest of 2015?

After markets close on Tuesday, Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) is scheduled to announce its first-quarter results. Among biotech companies Amgen is the second-largest measured by market cap, trailing only Gilead ...
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