Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Start the Week on a Stable Note

On October 23, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,380.70 after rising 0.06%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.68% on October 20, 2017.

PPG Industries Stock Rose, Posted Strong Earnings in 3Q17

PPG Industries announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19 before the markets opened. It reported revenue of $3.77 billion—an increase of 3.0% on a YoY basis.

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.


Financials Overview: Week of July 10–14, 2017

Although banks’ earnings were better than expected, banking stocks fell due to weak trading revenue and disappointing forecasts.

Financials Overview: Week of July 3–7, 2017

Last week, financials got a boost after major banks cleared the latest round of the Fed’s stress tests. Financial stocks rose 1.5% last week.

Logistics and Air Travel Weekly: June 26-30, 2017

Schneider National (SNDR) topped the list with a stock price gain of 6.5%. It was the top gainer in the logistics and air travel sector.

Financials Overview for the Week of June 26–30, 2017

Major banking stocks rose after the Fed approved huge payout plans. Wells Fargo (WFC) rose 2.7% and Citigroup (C) rose 2.8%.

Financials Overview: Week of June 19–23, 2017

US stocks ended the week with a marginal gain. Weak financials and consumer staples shares eclipsed a rally in the healthcare and biotechnology sectors.

Financials Overview: Week of June 12–16, 2017

On June 12, 2017, the White House issued recommendations to relax banking regulations due to a significant improvement in the financial system and renewed economic growth.

Financials Overview: Week of June 5–June 9, 2017

The financial sector boosted US stocks last week even as the market continued to trade sideways in the absence of major new economic data.

Financials Overview: Week of May 29–June 2, 2017

Financials took a hit in the week of May 29–June 2, 2017, with the S&P 500 Financials Index falling 0.80% compared to a rise of 1.0% in the S&P 500.

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President Trump's Influence on the US Chemical Industry

President Trump’s economic stimulus policy and an increase in infrastructure investment are expected to have a positive impact on US GDP growth.

How US Pharmaceutical Companies Performed in 1Q17

The US pharmaceutical sector is made up of different areas geared toward the development, production, and marketing of drugs. Let’s take a look at some of the sector’s 1Q17 mergers and acquisitions.

Eurozone Market Recovery Looks Like This (More or Less)

Global recovery and resilient domestic demand are expected to support Eurozone (EZU) (FEZ) recovery in 2017.

Week 13: West African VLCC Market Strengthens

Frontline (FRO) and Euronav (EURN) traded in negative territory in week 13. All the other crude oil tanker stocks traded in positive territory.

How the Tech Sector Could Drive the Market's Performance in 2017

The technology sector’s growth has mostly been driven by consumers from others sectors, as they depend on technology to facilitate their smooth functioning.

These Utilities Made the Most of 1Q17—Did You?

In the past three months, utility stocks have rallied nearly 6%—marginally ahead of broader markets.

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Eagle Ford: Key Insights, Industry Outlook, and More

The Eagle Ford Shale is a gas and oil producing shale formation in south Texas. It extends to northeast Texas and touches the Mexican border. In this series, we’ll look at drilling activity in the region.

Time to Rethink the Role of Emerging Market Bonds

Since the US presidential election, emerging markets have bounced back as though the election never happened.

Inside the Permian Pie: Why E&P Players Are Snatching up Slices

The Permian Basin, which spans parts of West Texas and New Mexico, is considered one of the most prolific regions for oil and gas production in the US.

Agricultural Fertilizer Industry: Your Comprehensive Overview

In this series, we’ll be taking a close look at the agricultural fertilizer industry and why it serves one of the most important functions in the agricultural sector.

The Oilfield Equipment and Services Industry: A Primer

The oilfield equipment and services industry refers to all products and services associated with the oil and gas exploration and production process, or the upstream energy industry.

An Investor's Guide to the Refining Industry: All You Need to Know

This series will provide you a complete overview of the refining industry as well as a quick snapshot of downstream sector stocks in the US.


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