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Automaker Earnings Previews: Troubles Abound for Ford and GM

Both Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) are scheduled to report second-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday. And both companies have some, shall we say, ...
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Should Apple Really Be Rallying to 52-Week Highs After Earnings?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) feels like its stock is defying history and logic after earnings. The company's third-quarter report was bland enough that it should have allowed traders and investors ...
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Why AT&T’s Earnings Will Lag Verizon’s

Analysts now expect that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.63 after markets close Wednesday. That is a penny less than the consensus estimate just ...
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Key Expectations for Facebook Earnings, Buyouts and Guidance (Update)

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is set to report its second-quarter earnings after the close of trading on Wednesday. Mark Zuckerberg and team are expected to report earnings of $0.32 per ...
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EMC Earnings, Buyback and VMware Note May Mute Activists

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) was already indicated higher due to reports that activist investors were going after the company to unlock value. Now the stock is up marginally after its ...
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Boeing Raises Outlook on Strong Earnings, Tax Benefits

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.42 on revenues of $22.05 billion. In ...
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Pepsi Boosts Guidance on Pricing Strength

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The food and beverage company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.32 on revenues of $16.89 ...
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Apple Dragged by Lower Sequential Revenues in China, Japan, Europe (Update)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reported its fiscal third-quarter earnings. We noted that the guidance would be closely watched regarding how the company expects an iPhone refresh cycle to go. ...
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Microsoft Earnings Got Pounded by Nokia Losses

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported fourth-quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results after markets closed Tuesday. The software behemoth posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.55 on revenues of ...
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CIT’s $3.4 Billion Buyout Makes It Systemically Important to Regulators

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) may have delivered on beating its earnings expectations, but this is just a tiny fraction of the story here. CIT's acquisition of the parent company of ...
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Analysts Kept Valuing Apple Higher and Higher

This post has been updated. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reports earnings after the close of trading on Tuesday. While the media focus will likely be dominated by the formal ...
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United Tech Earnings Beat, Rosy Outlook Can’t Stop Pullback

Posting better-than-expected results for the most recent quarter, along with an improved earnings outlook for the full year, was not enough to halt the recent slide in shares of United ...
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Kimberly-Clark Delivers an Earnings Dud

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) is supposed to be a company immune to problems of the world. After all, consumer products are needed whether times are good or times are bad. Unfortunately, ...
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McDonald’s Stock Hit by Soft Earnings, Tainted Meat in Japan Stores

Update: The problems that hit McDonald’s and KFC in China yesterday have reached Starbucks Corp. (NYSE: SBUX) and Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) stores in Japan on Tuesday according to ...
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Verizon’s Earnings Have Some Soft Spots

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) shared its second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The telecom giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of ...
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