Important Events that Could Drive Markets this Week

President Trump’s executive order on healthcare, the Iran nuclear agreement, and news about North Korea preparing for a launch ahead of US–South Korea military exercises failed to trigger higher volatility.

US Steel Had a Big Week: What Happened?

US steel stocks have had a tepid year after the spectacular rally last year, and there’s a sense of apprehension in the market that US steel prices could go lower.

S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow Closed Strong Last Week

The S&P 500 started last week on a weaker note. On October 13, the S&P 500 closed the day higher and ended the week with gains.

Wildfires in California Set PG&E Ablaze, Stock Tumbles 7%

PG&E Corporation saw its stock fall ~7% on October 12—its steepest fall in seven years—on speculations that downed power lines caused wildfires in California.


Genesee & Wyoming's Shipment Trends in September 2017

In September 2017, Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) reported a rise of 0.2% in its North American carloads—compared to the same period last year.

Analyzing the Fertilizer Industry before Earnings Season

So far, agricultural fertilizer stocks haven’t delivered impressive returns this year. Most of the stocks have been in negative territory in 2017.

What to Expect in Whiting Petroleum’s 3Q17 Earnings

Whiting Petroleum will release its 3Q17 earnings on October 25 after the market closes. Analysts’ consensus revenue estimate for 3Q17 is $328.5 million.

Amazon: The European Commission, Groceries, and Clothes

On October 4, 2017, the European Commission ordered Amazon (AMZN) to pay $294.0 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, stating that “Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits to Amazon.”

Eli Lilly in the Spotlight: Key Potential Growth Drivers

So far in October, of the 22 analysts covering Eli Lilly (LLY), four have suggested a “strong buy,” while ten analysts have suggested a “buy.”

Why Wall Street Is Bullish on JNJ Stock ahead of 3Q17 Results

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) will announce its 3Q17 earnings results on October 17, 2017.

Walgreens versus CVS: Comparing Pharmacy Giants

The US drugstore market is dominated by two major players—CVS Health (CVS) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). CVS and WBA accounted for ~29% of the country’s prescription dispensing revenues in 2016.

Fiscal 2017: Micron’s Most Profitable Year

After releasing its fiscal 4Q17 earnings, Micron Technology (MU) stock peaked above $40. MU’s earnings were driven by strong DRAM numbers, which comprised 66% of its revenues.

Will Marathon Petroleum See Strong 3Q17 Results?

In 2Q17, Marathon Petroleum (MPC) posted revenues of $18.4 billion, which missed the Wall Street analysts’ estimates.

Peering into Alphabet's, Snap's, and Facebook's Future

Social media has provided a way to look at our past. In this series, we’ll look at the future of social media giants.

BlackRock Adds Assets across Categories, Regions in 3Q17

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, posted 3Q17 EPS (earnings per share) of $5.92—higher than the estimates of $5.56 and its prior year EPS of $5.14.

Why Kimberly-Clark’s 3Q17 Results Could Be Disappointing

As of October 11, 2017, Kimberly-Clark stock is up 3.3% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

A Look at the Top 5 Oil and Gas Producers

In this series, we’ll look at the top five upstream stocks by production based on 2Q17 numbers.

What to Expect from Intuitive Surgical's 3Q17 Earnings

Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) is set to announce its 3Q17 earnings results on October 19, 2017. Over the past few weeks, ISRG stock has risen to new highs.

EQT in 3Q17: Improved Price and Production Outlook?

EQT Corporation (EQT) is scheduled to release its 3Q17 earnings on October 26. Its 3Q17 revenue estimates stand at ~$676.9 million.

More Tech Breakthroughs: Apple, Uber, Alibaba, and Dell

Earlier this year, Apple said it will be spending a whopping $1 billion on original content over the next couple of years.

How Global Indicators Are Affecting Precious Metals

Precious metal mining companies saw a mixed day on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, as precious metals climbed.

Kansas City Southern: A Preview ahead of Its 3Q17 Earnings

Kansas City Southern (KSU), the smallest US Class I railroad, will release its 3Q17 earnings before the markets open on October 20, 2017.

Analyzing Weatherford International before Its 3Q17 Earnings

Wall Street analysts expect Weatherford to cut its adjusted loss in 3Q17 from the adjusted loss of $0.28 per share in 2Q17.

Reading PPG Industries' 3Q17 Pre-Earnings Expectations

In this series, we’ll discuss PPG’s stock performance so far in 2017. We’ll also look at the analysts’ revenue and EPS (earnings per share) estimates for 3Q17.


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