Dow Chemical and DuPont completed their merger on August 31, 2017. The newly merged entity, DowDuPont (DWDP), was listed on September 1, 2017.
Frontier Communications (FTR) reported revenues of $2.3 billion in 3Q17, down 10.7% year-over-year but in line with the consensus estimate.
Delta Air Lines (DAL) kicked off the 3Q17 results season for airlines on October 11, 2017. Its revenues rose 5.5% year-over-year to $11.1 billion.
Chubb Limited (CB) reported its 3Q17 earnings on October 26, 2017. The insurance giant reported a loss of $0.13 per share in 3Q17.
The October Industrial Production report was released by the Fed on November 16 and showed a continued rebound in key sectors of the US economy.
T-Mobile (TMUS) once again led the US wireless sector in YoY (year-over-year) service revenue percentage growth in 3Q17.
Internationally diversified utility holding company PPL Corporation’s (PPL) stock continued to trade weak as broader utilities near all-time highs.
On November 20, the Nebraska Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s (TRP) Keystone XL Pipeline project. The pipeline would transport oil from Alberta’s oil sands reserves to Nebraska.
Since the start of calendar 2017, Activision Blizzard’s (ATVI) stock price has risen over 75% to close at $63.93 on November 20.
The imbalance in the supply-demand dynamics has unfavorably impacted the fertilizer industry.
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) took a slight fall last week even as crude oil prices (UCO)(DBO) slid. Chesapeake Energy stock fell ~3%, compared to the previous week, which ended on November 10.
The $85.4 billion merger between AT&T (T) and Time Warner (TWX) has reached a roadblock. President Trump hinted that the Department of Justice could file a lawsuit to block the deal if AT&T doesn’t agree to several conditions.
MLPs went through some carnage last week. The Alerian MLP Index (^AMZ), which tracks the performance of 50 energy MLPs, saw a new 52-week low of 258.45.
Fixed-income factors are not as widely discussed as equity factors, but they are equally important in designing a target date portfolio in an attempt to improve participant outcomes.
Jack in the Box (JACK), the owner of the Jack in the Box brand and Qdoba Mexican Eats, is scheduled to announce its fiscal 4Q17 earnings after the market closes on November 29, 2017.
According to Synergy, it’s estimated that ~33 million people suffer from CIC and 12 million people suffer from IBS-C in the US.
In this series, we’ll explore some of the key highlights from copper miners’ 3Q17 earnings and production profiles.
The overall freight traffic for US rail carriers was 1.2% higher last week (ended November 11) than during the week ended November 12, 2016.
In week 46, which ended on November 17, 2017, the BDTI rose from 803 to 809. In week 45, it fell by 40 points.
Citigroup (C) has seen strong performance over the past few years, backed by rising credit, interest rate margins, and trading activity. Its stock has risen 36% over the past year.