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PVH Corporation’s Stock Jumps after Its Solid 1Q17 Results

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (PVH) reported its 1Q17 results after the market closed on May 25, 2017. The company delivered beats on its top and bottom lines.

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Best Buy’s Stock Was Soaring, and Here's Why

Best Buy’s (BBY) stock surged 21.5% on May 25 in reaction to the company’s strong fiscal 1Q18 results and upgraded outlook.

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Costco Tops Estimates: Will Stock Move Even Higher?

Costco Wholesale (COST) posted better-than-expected fiscal 3Q17 results after the market closed on May 25, 2017. COST stock rose ~2.0% after hours.

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Pre-Market Report: Mixed Global Sentiment amid Oil Sell-Off

Weakness in the energy sector along with the rising yen weighed on Japan’s Nikkei index. On May 26, Nikkei closed at 19,686.84 with a fall of 0.64%.

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What’s Next for Metals as Trump Trade Shows Signs of Reversal?

In this series, we’ll look at the outlook for metals and mining stocks amid the current market dynamics.

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Why Automakers Can’t Afford to Please Trump Anymore

US auto sales have been falling for the last four months, which has fueled investors’ concerns about future auto sales.

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What Pushed Salesforce Stock to Reach an All-Time High?

After shedding close to 10% of its market value in 2016, Salesforce (CRM) started 2017 on a positive note. On May 12, 2017, Salesforce stock reached an all-time high of $88.04.

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Should Investors Consider Selling in May?

The US stock market as depicted by the S&P 500 Index (SPY) (SPXL) (IVV) closed 2016 with gains of 11%.

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Key Updates for Crude Oil Bulls: Why Oil Is Seeing a Comeback

US crude oil (USO) (OIIL) (USL) (DBO) futures contracts for June 2017 delivery closed at $49.07 per barrel on May 17, 2017, 0.8% higher than the previous day’s closing price.

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Is China Losing Momentum in 2Q17?

China’s (FXI) economic activity slowed down more than expected in April 2017 due to fading factory demand. Markets expected a gradual slowdown.

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Fallen Angels: When Higher Credit Quality Matters

VanEck Fallen angel high yield bonds were up 4.8% year to date through April 30, outperforming the broader high yield bond market which rose 3.9%.1 (This follows 2016’s strong performance which…

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Trump, US Dollar, and US Supplies: Will Oil Prices Make a U-Turn?

WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (UCO) (XLE) (USO) futures contracts for June delivery rose 0.84% and closed at $49.07 per barrel on May 17, 2017.

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How Mining Stocks Are Moving in May 2017

Precious metals have witnessed sudden and considerable downswings in their prices since mid-April 2017.

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Exploring Trump Trade's Effects on US Medical Device Companies

President Donald Trump’s proposed policies were expected to boost US economic growth and revive the country’s employment outlook. However, investors are starting to grow wary.

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What to Expect from NetApp in Fiscal 4Q17

NetApp (NTAP) will be announcing its fiscal 4Q17 results on May 24, 2017. Analysts estimate that the company will post revenue of $1.4 billion.

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Simon Property Group: A Growth Story amid Tremors in REITs

On April 27, Simon Property Group (SPG) reported 1Q17 earnings per share of $1.53, a 2% beat of the consensus estimate of $1.50.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb after 1Q17: Portfolio Prospects

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s top line rose 12% to ~$4.9 billion in 1Q17, driven by an operational growth of 13% in revenues.

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The Silver Market: Fundamentals, Spreads, and More

When analyzing the performance of a metal, investors should look at its fundamentals. In this series, we’ll look at various metrics for silver and other precious metals.

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Target Date Fund Series Performance

Here is a snapshot comparison of the four largest target date fund series, exploring their return rankings and Sharpe ratios. 10 Year  Sources: Based on assets under management (as of…

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Will a Licensing Dispute Challenge Qualcomm’s Business Model?

Qualcomm (QCOM) has been and continues to be the preferred choice of dividend-seeking investors because of its strong balance sheet and rich cash flows.

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Major Fertilizer Companies Had Mixed Performances in 1Q17

As of May 15, CVR Partners (UAN) was the biggest loser with a YTD return of -22%, while Mosaic (MOS) fell as much as 20% YTD.

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Cisco's Top 10 Suppliers: The Impact of May's Earnings

Amid the market sell-off from the latest Trump fiasco—this time his possible obstruction of justice—Cisco reports tonight after the markets close.

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Foreign Automakers: Analyzing US Sales in April 2017

According to data compiled by Autodata, total US auto sales (XLY) stood at 5.45 million vehicle units YTD as of April 2017—about 2.4% lower than last year.

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Key Price Drivers for Crude Oil Bulls and Bears

June WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (XLE) (XOP) (USO) futures contracts fell 0.4% and settled at $48.66 per barrel on May 16, 2017.

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