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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After rallying over 2% on Tuesday, shares of Yahoo! traded higher in the after-hours session after beating on earnings and revenue.a But there are still some concerns about the company's core business, said Tim Seymour, managing...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The following Apple conference call took place on October 20, 2014, 5:00 PM ET. This is a transcript of that earnings call: Company Participants Tim Cook; Apple; Chief Executive Officer Luca Maestri; Apple; Chief Financial Officer Nancy Paxton; Apple;...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Transcripts | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Activity in the U.S. housing market hit a one-year high, bolstering U.S. stocks and outweighing some negative economic data in Europe and a trend of third-quarter earnings shortfalls among Dow Jones Industrial Averageagiants....
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Wall Street approved of Apple's impressive quarterly results last night in which the smartphone giant said it shipped 39.3 million iPhones last quarter, above what analysts had expected. Apple earned $1.42 a share on $42.12 billion...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Tuesday, Oct. 21: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were higher and shares in Europe roseabut stocks in China declinedaas above-forecast China GDP growthadampened hopes for new government stimulus....
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The following Genuine Parts aconference call took place on October 20, 2014, 11:00 AM ET. This is a transcript of that earnings call: Company Participants Paul Donahue; Genuine Parts Company; President Sid Jones; Genuine Parts Company; VP of IR Tom Gallagher;...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Transcripts | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- HCP Inc. wasadowngradedato "hold" from "buy" at Jefferiesatoday, with its price target lowered to $45 from $47. The real estate investment trust, which invests primarily in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the U.S.,...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Staplesa are down 1.79% to $12.08 in pre-market trade after it was reported thatathe world's biggest office supply chain is investigating a potential breach of customer credit card data, becoming the latest retailer...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aEnergena awill likely miss Wall Street's cash flow and oil production estimates when it reports its third quarter results next week, but investors shouldn't be concerned. That's because the Alabama-based energy company is actually...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks were rising steadily on Tuesday after existing home sales in the U.S. rose to their highest level in a year. Strong housing data came amid a busy day for third-quarter corporate earnings, which continued to reflect...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Demand for Apple's iPhones and Macs is so strong that not only is it surprising Wall Street, it's surprising the most bullish people of all: Apple. The tech giantashipped 39.3 million iPhones, 12.1 million iPads and 5.5 million...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Ciaccia | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Updated from 7 a.m. with the company's third-quarter earnings results. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Lockheed Martin's has come up with what could be a game-changing technology providing limitless energyain a unit that could fit on the back of a truck. The...
From: TheStreet | By: Carlton Wilkinson | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock futures were rising steadilyaon Tuesdayaafter Chinese gross domestic product for the July-September quarter rose 7.3%, exceeding consensus forecasts. Apple's strongest quarter for sales growth in nearly two years, announced...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aApple awas the main topic of discussion after beating revenue and earnings estimates and providing better-than-expected guidance for its upcoming quarter.a On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, Tim Seymour, managing partner of Triogem...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- About a year ago, I posted something on my Facebook page asking for suggestions about groups who may want a speaker on the topic of financial planning. I got some excellent ideas, but one guy posted, "How do you plan for total...
From: TheStreet | By: Kate Stalter | Monday, October 20, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of SAP SE closed up 0.59% to $66.07 on Tuesday after JMP Securities maintained its "market perform" rating for the company. The firm said it reiterated its rating for the German multinational software company because of...
From: TheStreet | By: J.R. deBart | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- ACEa reported third quarter earnings and revenue ahead of analysts expectations after the closing bell on Tuesday. The Swiss global insurance company reported third quarter earnings of $785 million, or $2.64 on an adjusted per...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Amazon.com Inc. closed up 2.98% to $315.33 on Tuesday after the company'saEBITDA and adjusted EPS estimates were increased ataOppenheimer. Oppenheimer also raised EBITDA estimates to $6.37 billion from $6.41 billion...
From: TheStreet | By: J.R. deBart | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of VMware were falling 0.2% to $88.00 after-hours Tuesday despite beating analysts estimates for earnings and revenue in the third quarter. The software company reported earnings of 87 cents a share for the third quarter,...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Is your broker working for you or against you? According to David Pottruck, author of Stacking The Deck and former CEO of Charles Schwab , many of today's advisors are under pressure to sell their own companies' products.a But...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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DALLAS (AP) - Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. The consumer products company has 58,000 workers worldwide, according to its website. Kimberly-Clark...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Sonic were gaining 5.2% to $24.80 after-hours Tuesday after beating analysts' estimates for revenue in the fiscal fourth quarter. The fast food company reported earnings of 34 cents a share, in-line with estimates from...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Amgen shares are up 3.7% to $142.60 on Tuesday after activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb disclosed that he is one of the biotech company's largest shareholders in a note to investors today. Loeb believes that the company has...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- FedEx shares are up 2.6% to $159.93 on Tuesday after rival package delivery company UPS said that it was raising rates in North America between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico by 4.9% by the end of the year. UPS is following...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motorsa won't be able toaopen showrooms or directly sell its electric cars in Michigan under legislation that Governor Rick Snyderaplans to sign that will formally block the sales method, Bloomberg reports. "This bill does...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apollo Education Group are higher by 4.27% to $26.85 in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after the company reported a rise in 2014 fourth quarter net income to $29.7 million, or 27 cents per share, compared to $21.5...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Kansas City Royals will host their first World Series game in nearly 30 years Tuesday night. Come 8 p.m., the extensive drought that has left Kauffman Stadium vacant in the heart of October since 1985 is no more, and a sea...
From: TheStreet | By: Jesse Lawrence | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaWorld Wrestling Entertainmenta fell 4.84% to $13.75 in afternoon trading Tuesday after Nathaniel August, the founder of hedge fund Mangrove Partners, announced his short position in the company. August told CNBC he believes...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of eBay Inc. are up today 3.35% to $50.85 after hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, CEO ofaThird Point,atold investors that hisafirm made new bets on the global technology company and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.a , while exiting...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of NCR Corp. were gaining 4.3% to $24.54 Tuesday after activist investor Marcato Capital disclosed a 6.5% stake in the point-of-sale hardware and software company. Marcato Capital nominated managing partner Richard McGuire...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Huntington Bancshares may be the thirty-sixth largest bank in the U.S. by assets, but don't tell that to its shareholders. With a grow-at-all-cost strategy and an aggressive share buyback program, the Ohio-based bank has big ambitions....
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaHCP Inc. are down 0.84% to $42.55 in afternoon trading Tuesday after Jefferiesadowngradedathe company to "hold" from "buy." A price target of $45 was set for HCP, down from its previous $47. The firm said it lowered...
From: TheStreet | By: J.R. deBart | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of 21Vianet Group Inc.a aare up 6.59% to $19.40 followingaPacific Crest analyst Cheng Cheng's positive reviews of the company afteraa recent trip to China, Barron's reports. The Internet data center services provider is...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Chipotle Mexican Grill ahas shot to fame in the U.S. based on a single notion -- it's a non-traditional fast-food company serving up healthier eats. But is it really? One of the more straightforward orders from Chipotle, a burrito...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaSunEdisona continued to surge 7.37% to $19.22 in afternoon trading Tuesday after billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn pitched the energy solutions company as a long at the Robin Hood Investors Conference on Monday....
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of KB Home are higher by 1.07% to $16.06 in mid-afternoon trading on Tuesday, as home building stocks get a boost from the increase in existing U.S. home sales for September. The National Association of Realtors said existing...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of U.S. Steel were gaining 4.7% to $35.56 Tuesday following news that the U.S. Department of Commerce will end a 15-year-old deal that shelters Russian flat-rolled steel producers from high import duties. In a letter sent...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Looking around the world today, here's what I see: developed -- and emerging -- market stocks are in decline, currencies are tumbling in value, gold and silver are headed south, oil has plunged and foreign bond prices are falling....
From: TheStreet | By: Jeff Opdyke | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- MarkWest Energy Partners , a master limited partnershipaengaged in gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas and natural-gas liquids, has reduced its exposure to commodity prices to the lowest levels ever. Oil prices...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc are higher by 2.49% to $70.02 in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, after the company signed agreements to sell the Nigerian oil assets it announced were for sale last year, as it looks to exit...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaYahoo!a awere up 1.58% to $39.90 in afternoon trading Tuesday, ahead of the company's scheduled third-quarter earnings report after the market close. Here's what analysts are expecting from the Internet company. The...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Real estate partnershipsawith disparate interests have a new way to resolve disputes. OnaETRE Financial'saplatform, owners have the option to sell an entire asset or to list only a portion of the building's equity under anainitial...
From: TheStreet | By: Juliette Fairley | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Yahoo! Inca are up 1.48% to $39.86 in midday trading Tuesday after it was reported that the company is in talks to acquire BrightRoll, a cross-platform digital video advertising service, TechCrunch reports. Term sheets...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aHalliburton shares rose 3.4% to $54.71 on Tuesday following the oil service company's better-than-expected quarterly earnings. Halliburton reported on Monday third-quarter net earnings per share of $1.41, which included discontinued...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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High yield corporate bonds have retreated to levels where they should be aggressively purchased, said Jim Kochan, Chief Fixed Income Strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management....
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Rent-A-Center were falling 9.6% to $28.60 Tuesday after missing analysts' estimates for revenue in the third quarter and receiving a downgrade from Raymond James. The rental company reported earnings of 49 cents a share...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- For the past two years, the New York Fed has been producing research indicating that the cost of college paid for with borrowed money is pricing new grads out of rite-of-passage obligations such as auto loans and mortgages. Now...
From: TheStreet | By: John Sandman | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Waters were gaining 9.1% to $106.38 Tuesday after beating analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the third quarter. The medical instruments and supplies company reported earnings of $1.38 a share for the third...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As the seventh largest bank in the U.S. by assets, U.S. Bancorp , which plans to report third-quarter financial results Wednesday, doesn't always get the attention it deserves. Overshadowed by larger rivals such as JPMorgan Chase...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Warren Buffett, theabillionaire investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway , , is often lauded for hisainvestment triumphs -- and rightly so. Buffett's successes have far outpaced his failures. That said, Buffett gets little credit...
From: TheStreet | By: Sham Gad | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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