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April 17, 2014
12:53 EDTAET, BHI, UNH, GE, IBM, MU, PM, DD, AXP, GOOG, WLP, ADS, MS, GS, SNDKOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were mixed but near the flat-line at midday as investors sifted through a barrage of earnings reports from some of the world's biggest companies. Stock futures were pointing to a lower open in the early hours of the morning following last night's misses by two of the biggest names in tech. However, the futures moved off their lows as some other corporate giants reported better than expected earnings and weekly jobless claims also positively surprised, though the broader market opened slightly lower. The averages have managed to pare their losses throughout the morning and turn mixed. The market is on track to have it best weekly performance since last year if it can hold near current levels into the close. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., initial jobless claims edged up 2K to 304K in the week ended April 12, though that was below the consensus 315K forecast of economists. The Philly Fed manufacturing index climbed to 16.6, beating expectations for a more modest uptick to 10.0. COMPANY NEWS: Two of the biggest names in technology, Google (GOOG) and IBM (IBM), both reported revenue that missed expectations last night, which weighed on both of their stocks. Google, which also missed expectations for earnings per share, slid over 4% near noon, while shares of IBM were down over 3%... In addition to IBM, five other Dow components reported on their just ended quarters: General Electric (GE), which rose over 2%, UnitedHealth (UNH), which declined more than 3.5%, American Express (AXP), which slid about 2%, DuPont (DD), which fell 1%, and Goldman Sachs (GS), whose shares were little changed near midday... Among the many other companies that reported after last night's closing bell and this morning's open, Baker Hughes (BHI) and Morgan Stanley (MS) advanced, while Phillip Morris International (PM) and Alliance Data Systems (ADS) declined. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was SanDisk (SNDK), which advanced 10% after the company's quarterly results topped analysts' consensus estimates and the company raised its adjusted gross margin outlook. SanDisk peer Micron (MU), which issued its own quarterly report two weeks ago today, also rose 5%. Among the noteworthy losers were a number of health insurers following the quarterly report from UnitedHealth, which is the largest company in the sector. Shares of peer WellPoint (WLP) slid almost 4%, while Aetna (AET) fell 3%. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was down 7.07, or 0.04%, to 16,417.78, the Nasdaq was up 8.54, or 0.21%, to 4,094.76, and the S&P 500 was up 2.20, or 0.12%, to 1,864.51.
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February 17, 2015
12:12 EDTGOOGAT&T to match Google Fiber speed, pricing in Kansas City area, KC Star says
AT&T (T) announced on Sunday that it would offer Internet service in Kansas City and several of itssuburbs, with the same speed and pricing as Internet service provided by Google's Google Fiber service in the region, according to The Kansas City Star. Reference Link
12:08 EDTAXPAmerican Express reports January write-off rate 1.4% vs. 1.3% last month
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10:31 EDTGOOGApple rises as analysts applaud reported auto ambitions
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10:09 EDTDDDuPont tells shareholders 'we are on the right path'
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10:00 EDTAXPOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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10:00 EDTMUOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:56 EDTMUMicron rises, levels to watch
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09:40 EDTAXPActive equity options trading on open
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08:50 EDTGOOGGoogle launches Chinese YouTube channel for app developers, TechCrunch says
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07:41 EDTMUMicron price target raised to $45 from $42 at Jefferies
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07:33 EDTADSAlliance Data reports January private label charge offs $42.4M
Reports January private label average receivables $10.92M, up 32% YoY. Reports January net charge-offs as a percentage of average receivables 4.7%. Reports January delinquency rate 4.2% vs 4% in December.
07:22 EDTSNDKMitsubishi UFJ to hold a tour
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07:20 EDTDDDuPont management to meet with UBS
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07:10 EDTMUMicron upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie upgraded Micron to Outperform with a $40 price target based on expectations memory medium-term pricing trends will remain stable given structural supply constraints, which could result in $5B in free-cash-flow in CY16.
06:39 EDTGSBanks settle claims related to mortgage securities, Reuters says
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06:34 EDTAXPAmerican Express downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
04:40 EDTAXPStocks with implied volatility movement; AXP GDP
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February 16, 2015
17:24 EDTIBMFIS, Oracle among those exploring Monitise bid, Sky News reports
FIS (FIS) is among the U.S. companies considering a takeover bid for Monitise, the UK mobile banking software manufacturer which put itself up for sale last month, Mark Kleinman of Sky News reports. Other possible bidders include Oracle (ORCL) and IBM (IBM), Kleinman added. He pointed out that all of the takeover discussions are said to be at an early stage. Reference Link
February 15, 2015
18:10 EDTBHIValueAct buys 30M shares of Halliburton after Baker Hughes deal, Bloomberg says
ValueAct Capital has accumulated a 30M share stake in oilfield-services provider Halliburton (HAL) in addition to its holdings in peer Baker Hughes (BHI) as the investor stands behind an agreed merger of the oilfield-services providers, says Bloomberg. Reference Link
15:42 EDTGEGE inaugurates new Indian manufacturing facility, Reuters says
General Electric inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in India this weekend that the conglomerate will use as an export hub, with plans to send half of its output to the company's global factories, says Reuters. The new Indian facility will be a major part of GE's plan to win increased domestic orders there, added Reuters. Reference Link
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