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  • AT&T Breaks Below DTV Merger Band
    , October 23rd, 2014 at 11:06 am

    AT&T ($T) is down down 90 cents per share today to $33.60. That’s also below the DirecTV ($DTV) merger band. To recap, the merger deal […]

  • Morning News: October 23, 2014
    , October 23rd, 2014 at 6:58 am

    Eurozone Economy Picks Up Slightly in October, But France Weighs Spanish Unemployment Lowest Since 2011 as Economy Grows U.K.’s Falling Retail Sales Suggest Economy Losing […]

  • Q3 Earnings Season Calendar
    , October 22nd, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    We’re now in third quarter earnings season. Sixteen of our 20 Buy List stocks have quarters that ended in September. Here’s a list of each […]

  • C.R. Bard Earns $2.15 per Share
    , October 22nd, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    CR Bard ($BCR) just reported Q3 earnings of $2.15 per share. The company told us to expect earnings to range between $2.07 and $2.11 per […]

  • CA Technologies Earns 65 Cents per Share
    , October 22nd, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    CA Technologies ($CA) just reported fiscal Q2 earnings of 65 cents per share. That’s three cents better than estimates. Here are some details from the […]

  • Monthly Core CPI
    , October 22nd, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Here’s the annualized monthly core CPI. Today’s inflation report said that consumer prices rose 0.1% last month, and core prices were also up 0.1%.

  • Morning News: October 22, 2014
    , October 22nd, 2014 at 7:09 am

    Euro Declines as Investors Weigh Prospects for More ECB Easing Sterling Drops After BoE Minutes Show Rate Rise Reluctance S&P 500 Rallies Most in One […]

  • RIP: Nelson Bunker Hunt
    , October 21st, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    The Texas tycoon Nelson Bunker Hunt has died at the age of 88. More than 30 years ago, he and his brother tried to corner […]

  • Ugly Earnings Reports from McDonald’s
    , October 21st, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    Earlier today, McDonald’s ($MCD) posted its third-quarter results and they weren’t pretty. Net profits plunged 30% to $1.09 per share. Revenue fell 5% to $6.99 […]

  • The S&P 500 Jumps 1.96%
    , October 21st, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    The S&P 500 rose 1.96% today to close at 1,941.28. This was the index’s best day all year. In fact, it was the index’s best […]