Is India Losing Momentum as It Enters 3Q17?

Indian equities have remained steady in June 2017, but markets remain cautious about the end of the quarter, given the impact of the GST (Goods and Services Tax).

What's Lined Up for AT&T throughout the Rest of 2017?

An AT&T–Time Warner merger would form a vertically integrated company with content and distribution assets that could help to increase AT&T’s long-term earnings.

Operational Changes Underway at Under Armour

On June 27, 2017, Under Armour (UAA) announced that it has hired Patrik Frisk as its new president and COO. Frisk will take up the new role on July 10, 2017.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Weaker Early on June 28

On June 28, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.56% and ended the day at 3,173.20. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.92% to $89.59 on June 27.


Airlines Bound for a Good Quarter with Falling Crude Prices

Spring was filled with scandals for many airlines. Let’s look at what’s in store for them, and other factors that impact their performance.

What to Expect from JPMorgan Chase's 2Q17 Performance

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is expected to post earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.61 in 2Q17 and $6.66 for the full year.

Can Cheniere Energy Find Upward Momentum?

Cheniere Energy (LNG), which is set to export its first LNG (liquid natural gas) cargo to South Korea, has fallen 3.0% this month as of June 22, 2017.

Williams Partners Seeks Safety amid Uncertainty in Energy Sector

Williams Partners (WPZ) has been impacted by the current weakness in the midstream sector due to falling commodity prices. The partnership has fallen ~5.5% since the beginning of June.

Analyzing the Auto Industry’s Top Gainers before 1H17 Ends

As of June 22, 2017, Tesla (TSLA) stock was trading at $382.61 with a 12.2% rise so far in June. The stock has risen about 37.5% to date for the quarter.

An Outlook on Global Fertilizer Capacity Additions

Most major fertilizer stocks, including PotashCorp, The Mosaic Company, CF Industries, and Agrium, have underperformed both SPY and MOO year-to-date.

High-Speed Competition: Key US Internet Updates

Google and its peers view AR as a potential pillar of their businesses. Grand View Research projects that the AR market will grow to more than $100.0 billion by 2024.

Can Walgreens Best Wall Street's Fiscal 3Q17 Expectations?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scheduled to release its fiscal 3Q17 results on June 29, 2017. The pharmacy giant is expected to report a 10.2% year-over-year rise in its earnings per share.

Kohl's: What to Expect amid Tough Market Conditions

On a YTD (year-to-date) basis, Kohl’s (KSS) stock has fallen 26.5% to $36.30 as of June 22. Kohl’s delivered mixed results for fiscal 1Q17.

A Look at Global Concerns that Impact Precious Metals

Key factors that could affect gold include unrest in the Middle East, the next stage of Brexit, and President Trump’s ability to bring about financial reforms.

Can Darden Outperform in Fiscal 4Q17?

In fiscal 3Q17, Darden posted adjusted EPS of $1.32 on revenue of $1.88 billion, as compared to the analyst estimate of $1.27 on revenue of $1.87 billion.

Public Storage: A Self-Storage REIT with Room to Grow

Rent growth has moderated, but it remains at record highs. In such a scenario, consumers prefer apartments whose rents are affordable. This is where self-storage REITs come in.

Will US Natural Gas and Crude Oil Follow the Same Trend?

August WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (XOP) (VDE) (RYE) futures contracts rose 0.5% and closed at $42.74 per barrel on June 22, 2017.

Is $40 Coming Soon for US Crude Oil?

US crude oil (USO) (DBO) (USL) August futures fell 4.3% between June 15 and June 22, 2017, and settled at $42.74 per barrel.

What's Driving Chipotle Stock Down?

After posting better 1Q17 earnings on April 25, Chipotle’s stock price rose to $496.14 by May 16, 2017. Since then, it has experienced downward momentum.

Why Intuitive Surgical Is Riding on All-Time Highs

Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) has returned approximately 48.2% YTD (year-to-date), surpassing SPY as well as the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV) by enormous margins.

MLPs Approach Their 52-Week Lows amid Crude Oil Price Weakness

MLPs have seen a series of major sell-offs due to significant weakness in crude oil prices. The Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) has fallen 7.5% since the beginning of June 2017.

Can Conagra Brands Beat Estimates in Fiscal 4Q17?

Conagra (CAG) has fallen about 5% YTD as of June 21, 2017. Much of this decline has stemmed from the company’s failed bid to acquire Pinnacle Foods.

Sporting Goods Retailers React: The Prospect of Nike on Amazon

Share prices of specialty athletic retailers Foot Locker, Dick’s, and Finish Line fell on June 21 after an announcement that Nike might sell products directly on Amazon.

Tuning into the Latest Updates from the US Telecom Sector

After 11 long months of uncertainty and many negotiations, Verizon (VZ) has completed its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo’s core Internet assets. Let’s look at what’s in store for the US telecom space.


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