SuperValu Cruises past Analyst Expectations, Still Sinks

SuperValu (SVU) reported adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus by $0.10. Total sales from continuing operations stood at $3.8 billion—35% higher YoY.

Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results Met Analysts' Expectations

Kinder Morgan reported its 3Q17 results on October 18, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS of $0.15, which was in-line with analysts’ consensus estimates.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 20

On October 20, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,378.65 after rising 0.25%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 1.7% on October 19, 2017.

Highs and Lows: Wall Street's Performance on October 19

After rising for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. It rose in the first three trading days of the week.


Is the Indonesian Economy Experiencing a Slowdown?

Inflation in Indonesia (EEM) in July 2017 stayed in line with the market expectation of 3.9%.

South Korean Economy, Slower Rise in 2Q17: Will It Continue?

South Korean equities are soaring in 2017, with the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (or KOSPI), its benchmark index, reaching an all-time high of 2,451.5 in July 2017.

A Look at India's Economy at the Start of 3Q17

Sensex, India’s (EPI) benchmark index, closed above the 32,000 mark for the first time on July 13, 2017.

A Look at Mexico’s Improved Economic Growth Outlook in 2017

Economic activity in Mexico rose 3.1% year-over-year (or YoY) in May 2017, a rebound from its YoY fall of 0.57% in April 2017.

Weekly Indicators: Economic Sentiment, Consumer Confidence

Global investors should keep an eye on economic indicators to understand the condition of global economies and their economic health.

Will Russia Be Resilient amid Political Woes and Oil Dependence?

Improved industrial production and exports in Russia (RSX) have helped to lift the country’s economic activity in 2017.

Don’t Fear the Rally Just Because it’s a Rally

Asian nations (AAXJ) are experiencing a continuation of the economic recovery that has been going on for a couple of quarters now.

Can China’s Structural Shift Improve Its 2017 Economic Performance?

China’s economy surprised the markets when it rose 6.9% year-over-year (or YoY) in 2Q17. This rise was the economy’s biggest in the last six consecutive quarters.

What Last Week's Indicators Say about Health of Economy

Investors should track economic indicators to understand the health of the global economy (ACWI) (VTI).

Is Brazil Losing Momentum in Political Instability?

Brazil seems to be giving mixed signals, with its index of economic activity (BRZU) dropping by 0.51% month-over-month in May 2017.

Intangible Assets Are the Leading Source of Moats

In this series, we’ll discuss how intangible assets can create long-term competitive advantages for companies.

Will Thailand Continue Its Economic Expansion in 2Q17?

Thailand saw impressive growth in 1Q17 due in part to external demand and public investment. Its GDP rose 3.3% in 1Q17 as compared to a 3% rise in 4Q16.

Malaysia Today: Charting a Potential Economic Star

The Malaysian economy gave us an impressive growth story in 1Q17, with its increased investments in infrastructure and private sector expansion.

Global Services PMIs Show Softer Economic Environment

In this series, we’ll take a look at the final services PMIs of the major developed nations for June 2017. Services PMIs are important indicators.

Why Is Emerging Market Manufacturing Activity Up in June 2017?

The JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI remained stable at 52.6 in June 2017. A consistent number indicates steady improvement in global manufacturing operating conditions in June compared to May.

Will Sluggish Consumption Impact Indonesia's Economy in 2H17?

The Indonesian (EIDO) economy rose 5.0% on a year-over-year basis in 1Q17. Indonesia’s performance in 1Q17 was mainly due to higher exports.

The S&P 500 and Its Major Sectors: Performance in June 2017

The S&P 500 rose 7.6% between January 3 and June 30, 2017, a strong gain. This rise was the largest the S&P 500 has seen in the first half of the year since 2009.

How South Korean Markets Are Performing amid Geopolitical Tension

South Korean (EWY) stocks continued to surge in June 2017, gaining about 2% as of June 29.

Weekly Economic Indicators: Sales, Sentiments, and Confidence

In this series, we’ll look at a variety of global economic indicators, including US consumer confidence, which showed a minor improvement in June 2017.

Is the Mexican Economy Affected by Its Inherent Trade Dependence?

Economic activity in Mexico (EWW) contracted 0.70% year-over-year in April 2017. It was a sharp fall compared to the 4.3% rise in March 2017.


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