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.


Swimming With Black Swans: The Volatile Decade Ahead

Market volatility increased recently in most global markets (QWLD). It increased due to fears of a further slowdown in Europe (EZU) and China (FXI).

An Investor's Must-Know Guide to VF Corporation

Falling cotton and energy prices should provide opportunities for margin expansion for VFC and other apparel makers in the space.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners: Company overview and IPO

Since its listing on November 14, 2014, until January 16, 2015, Navios Maritime Midstream Partners recorded a 4.2% increase in its share price.

Starbucks Brews A Strong Cup Of Quarterly Results

Starbucks reported revenues of $4.8 billion, a 13% increase over $4.2 billion reported in the same quarter last year.

Brinker International May Report Higher Revenues

Brinker International (EAT) is expected to release its second quarter 2015 earnings on January 28. Year-to-January 16, the stock increased 3.5%.

Power utilities take a breather—but expect production increases

Both the power utility sector and the broader markets moved higher in the week ended January 23, 2015. Covanta (CVA) led the surge in power utilities.

Why the Eurozone stimulus drove US Treasuries

During the week, the primary mover for Treasury yields was the European Central Bank’s, or ECB, stimulus decision. The purchase will begin in March 2015.

US Crude Inventories 2015-01-23
Why crude prices continue to fight a losing battle

The EIA crude inventory report includes weekly figures on crude oil inventories, as well as data on inventories of distillates and gasoline.

A must-read overview of Landstar System

Landstar invested $12 million in upgrading its IT and communications systems, making use of satellite technology and mobile equipment to track its fleet.

A bright future for General Dynamics – 4Q14 earnings preview

General Dynamics is expected to report its 4Q14 earnings on January 28, 2015. Its stock increased by 16.32% since its previous earnings release.

US Natural Gas Inventories 2015-01-26
Natural gas prices chill, despite colder weather

The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports natural gas inventory figures every week. Demand for natural gas was highest last winter.

Key dry bulk indicators that investors should watch

China accounts for a major share of dry bulk commodities’ imports and exports. In the past three months, the Guggenheim Shipping ETF (SEA) dropped 6.1%.

Assessing ValueAct Capital's activist position in Baker Hughes

Activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital declared a 5.1% stake in Baker Hughes in its 13D filing on January 15, 2015.

The Apple of your eye: Outlook good for Apple earnings report

Apple (AAPL) is expected to announce its fiscal 1Q15 earnings on January 27. We believe Apple will once again beat analysts’ consensus estimates.

A two-pronged case for holding gold

Gold outperformed most global equities as fears of a global slowdown spooked investors.

An investor's guide to Six Flags Entertainment

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (SIX) is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across North America.

Fannie Mae Attitudes about housing - good time to buy
Taking the pulse of the homeowner - the Fannie Mae National Housing Survey

Fannie Mae puts out a monthly National Housing Survey that measures consumer attitudes about housing and the economy.

US department stores: Key indicators and trends

The Department of Commerce’s advance estimate of US retail sales fell by 0.9% to $442.9 billion in December 2014 compared to the previous month.

Updates from Greenlight Capital’s fourth quarter investor letter

The value of Greenlight Capital’s US long portfolio in the last reported 3Q14 13F was $6.9 billion.

6 Reasons Why A Soft Landing In China Matters

The Chinese GDP growth rate has been declining since 2011. Recently though, China posted its weakest annual growth rate in 24 years.


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