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Why Didn't Domino’s 3Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?

On October 12, Domino’s posted 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $643.6 million—a 32.3% year-over-year rise in EPS and a 13.6% rise in revenues.

stock
What Impacted Chesapeake Energy Stock Last Week?

In the week ending October 13, 2017, Chesapeake Energy stock fell 7.6%—the second consecutive weekly decline.

Asian
Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 17

After rising last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. The index opened lower on October 17.

Sector
Wall Street Started the Week on a Stronger Note

Following a rally for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 maintained its strength and opened higher this week.

RECENT RESEARCH

ADP Payrolls
Why Automatic Data Processing predicts a weak jobs report

Private sector employment increased by 175,000 in January. December’s numbers were revised downward from 238,000 to 227,000.

Job Cuts
Announced job cuts jumped in January, but why were they still low?

The Challenger, Gray & Christmas report isn’t really a market-mover, but it’s a good data point for investors to use and can also help generate trade ideas.

Share Price and Earnings
Starbucks' Q1 FY2014 earnings call in numbers and charts

On January 23, 2014, Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) reported its first quarter fiscal year 2014 results for the period ending December 2013.

PLCM
Why did Soros Fund Management acquire a stake in Polycom?

George Soros’ Soros Fund Management disclosed a new position in Polycom Inc. (PLCM), according to a 13G filed with the SEC. Soros acquired 9,400,078 shares, or 6.96% of the company.

Bloomberg Consumer Comfort
Why consumer confidence has fallen as 2014 started off weak

All three sub-indices have been falling, and it appears that higher interest rates are beginning to flow through to the real economy.

Initial Jobless Claims
Good news for commercial REITs: Initial jobless claims fall

Initial jobless claims decreased to 331,000 for the week ended January 31. Initial jobless claims are one of the few labor market indicators released every week.

2014.02.05-Frac Spread SR
Why frac spreads kept rising last week despite a slip in NGL prices

Frac spread rose from $32.28 per barrel to $34.78 per barrel last week despite a drop in most natural gas liquids prices, as natural gas prices fell on the week.

A must-know investor's guide to Diamond Offshore Drilling

Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) is a major company in the offshore contract drilling industry, with a market capitalization of $6.75 billion.

Business overview: An investor's guide to Dunkin' Brands Group

Dunkin’ Brands Group is a franchisor of quick-service restaurants, serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods in addition to ice cream. It’s a strong, growing player in these segments.

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December 2013 construction spending: Key opportunities ahead

Construction spending has historically led economies out of a recession, but this time, this didn’t happen because of the overhang from the real estate bubble.

Intrepid Potash: An investor's guide to the American producer

Intrepid Potash’s, the largest potash producer in the U.S., share price has decreased ~33.6% over the past year mainly due to lower prices of its main product offering.

EQIX
JANA Partners opens new positions in 4Q 2013

Equinix Inc. (EQIX) accounted for a 4.33% position, according to JANA’s 3Q 2013 portfolio. The investor letter stated the fund started building its position late in the second quarter.

Company overview: Arch Coal Inc.

Introduction to Arch Coal Inc. Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) is one of the United States largest coal producers and marketers with over $4.12 billion in revenue through the sale…

Business overview: An investor's guide to Yahoo

Yahoo has an enterprise value of $31.57 billion, with a trailing PE ratio of 27.7x. The stock, however, has fallen 8.7% since the company reported results last week that failed to meet investors’ expectations.

2014.02.03 - US Land Rig Count
What are oilfield service companies saying about rig counts?

Most major oilfield service companies expect U.S. onshore rig counts to be flat to slightly up in 2014 compared to 2013.

stock price
A strong outlook: An investor's guide to Diana Shipping Inc.

As of January 31, 2014, Diana Shipping had a market value of $993.67 million, with 82.23 million shares outstanding.

SPG NOI2
Simon Property Group's 4Q13 earnings: Important takeaways

Simon Property Group (SPG) owns, develops, and manages real estate properties that consist of malls, premium outlets, mills, and community or lifestyle centers.

2014.02.03 - HDD - Propane
Must-know: Which energy names benefit from cold weather?

Weather so far this winter has been colder than normal. This is a positive catalyst for propane distributors’ earnings.

VCRA
Equity research: Does Vocera Communications present a good investment?

Vocera Communications (VCRA) provides a unique solution in the healthcare communications industry and has a leading position in this developing market.

Paulson
Paulson & Co's positions in 4Q 2013

In this series, we will discuss some of the main positions traded by Paulson during 4Q 2013.

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