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Did The DGI Newbie's 2014 Portfolio Fail Like High Yield Failed?

2h seekingalpha
Previous articles tracked how portfolios composed of high-yield CEFs, BDCs, MLPs and mREITs "failed" by underperforming the market significantly since 2014.
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U.S. carmakers expected to warn of tariff pain when releasing results

1h reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - When Detroit’s automakers report earnings on Wednesday, they are likely to highlight escalating tariffs and use the opportunity to warn investors of far greater pain ahead should U.S. President Donald Trump impose broader tariffs on the industry’s vehicles and parts, consultants and analysts said.
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Q2 Earnings Point Markets Forward: MSFT, GE, VFC & More

3h zacks
Friday, July 20, 2018 Q2 results continue to heat up at the end of this first full week of earnings season, coming off yesterday afternoon’s fiscal Q4 results from Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) beating on both top and bottom lines. The software giant’s $1.13 per share topped the Zacks consensus by 6 cents, and up 6.6% from the previous year’s quarter. Sales of $30.1 billion outperformed the $29.2 billion expected.
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Earnings Data Deluge

3h zacks
Q2 results continue to heat up at the end of this first full week of earnings season, coming off yesterday afternoon’s fiscal Q4 results from Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) beating on both top and bottom lines. The software giant’s $1.13 per share topped the Zacks consensus by 6 cents, and up 6.6% from the previous year’s quarter. Sales of $30.1 billion outperformed the $29.2 billion expected. Results were bolstered by strength in its Cloud business, up 53% year over year.
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Microsoft Earnings: Great Quarter, But It Needed More (MSFT) | InvestorPlace

6h investorplace
Ahead of the fiscal fourth-quarter earnings report for Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Wall Street was certainly upbeat. And yes, it looks like much of the good news was baked into Microsoft stock. On the heels of Microsoft’s earnings report, MSFT shares are up about 1%.
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What Now For Tesla? - Today's Editors' Picks

7h seekingalpha
It's been a roller coaster week for the innovative auto maker. Just when investor's gained confidence in Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) ability to produce cars in scale, they lost confidence in consumers demand for them. Cancellations for Model 3 orders have increased in the past week, and, according to Needham & Co., refunds now outpace deposits for Tesla's its Model 3. What are your thoughts?
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TechnipFMC (FTI) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

2h zacks
TechnipFMC plc (FTI - Free Report) is set to release second-quarter 2018 results after the closing bell on Jul 25.
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Ep 69: Trump, Putin, Amazon Prime Day And The Importance Of Q2 2018 Earnings Season

7h seekingalpha
Before the 2Q 2018 earnings season kicks into high gear this week, Tematica mixologists Lenore Hawkins and Chris Versace talked about one of the largest self-created holidays known to man - Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day - as well as the competitive response that has emerged during this seasonally slow time of the year for retailers. On the global stage, Lenore takes us through the geo-political and trade happenings over the last few weeks and explains how this, along with fresh data pointing to a global slowdown, has ratcheted up uncertainty risk even as the US stock market continues to march higher.
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Factbox: Impact of U.S-China trade tariffs on U.S. companies

2h reuters
(Reuters) - Several U.S. companies are putting in place measures to cushion the impact of escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.
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Boring Is Ideal for General Electric Stock (NYSE:GE) | InvestorPlace

2h investorplace
Following earnings, General Electric (NYSE:GE) is bringing good things to life for bullish investors both off and on the price chart. But if you’re willing to play the long game in GE stock, this strategist still recommends using an intermediate-term, modified options spread in lieu of purchasing shares. Let me explain.
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Skyworks' (SWKS) Q3 Earnings Beat, Weak Mobile Hurts Top Line

5h zacks
Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS - Free Report) reported third-quarter fiscal 2018 non-GAAP earnings of $1.64 per share, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate as well as management guidance by a nickel. The figure improved 4.5% from the year-ago quarter. Revenues of $894.3 million were down 0.7% year over year, primarily due to weakness in mobile business and loss of ZTE revenues (which usually contributes $25-$30 million per quarter).
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UPDATE 1-GE CEO says China tariffs' 'gross cost' could be $400 mln

2h reuters
NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - General Electric Co, a major buyer of Chinese goods, estimates new tariffs on its imports from China could raise its costs by $300 million to $400 million overall before steps to lessen the impact, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Friday.
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LULU Stock: Buy Lululemon and Its Track Record of Growth | InvestorPlace

2h investorplace
Lululemon Athelitca (NASDAQ:LULU) launched in 1998 and since then has pretty much stuck to its knitting — selling yoga clothes to women and girls.
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The Real Netflix Problem In One Simple Chart

8h seekingalpha
C'mon… you didn't really think streaming video giant Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) could keep adding subscribers at a breakneck pace, did you?
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Puerto Rico Governor Threatens to Withhold Testimony After Twitter Jab - Bloomberg

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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Top Analyst Bullish on Big Pharmaceutical Stocks Before Q2 Earnings

6h 247wallst
For years the big pharmaceutical companies have had the spotlight of drug pricing cast brightly upon them often. Politicians gang up with heated rhetoric during election seasons, and now President Trump is also criticizing their pricing structures. While the prices for many drugs are indeed high, the cost to bring those drugs to the marketplace can run in the billions, and clinical failure can mean a total loss.
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Twitter's Price Target Downgrade Is Justified

25m seekingalpha
Twitter has done well to right the profitability issues, but the stock has far outpaced the success.
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Automakers Oppose Tariffs: Will Trump Administration Yield?

4h zacks
Auto groups and foreign governments vehemently opposed the idea of tariffs on imported cars at a hearing held by the Commerce Department on Jul 19. President Donald Trump’s plans of imposing tariffs on imported cars haven’t gone down well with automakers, who feel it will hurt the U.S economy.
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Akorn V. Fresenius - Post Trial Thoughts

1h seekingalpha
Neither side really emerged ahead and now the decision lies with Judge Laster barring any settlement which seems increasingly unlikely.
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Nike Says Its World Cup Bet Is Starting to Pay Off - Bloomberg

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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Beauty Lies In The Eye Of The Investor - Cramer's Mad Money (7/19/18)

6h seekingalpha
Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Thursday, July 19.
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GE CEO says China tariffs could cost conglomerate up to $400 mln

4h reuters
NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - General Electric Co, a major buyer of Chinese goods, estimates new tariffs on its imports from China could raise its costs by $300 million to $400 million overall before steps to lessen the impact, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Friday.
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GE CEO says China tariffs could cost conglomerate up to $400 million

4h reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co, a major buyer of Chinese goods, estimates new tariffs on its imports from China could raise its costs by $300 million to $400 million overall before steps to lessen the impact, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Friday.
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5 Low Price-to-Cash-Flow Stocks for Optimum Portfolio Returns

4h zacks
Warren Buffett once said, “It is far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” The strategy is very simple – find stocks that are trading below their inherent worth.
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Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Goldman Sachs, IBM, J&J, Microsoft Earnings Impress

5h zacks
The index posted impressive gains this week, boosted by a strong economy and expectations of robust earnings. Retail sales data was encouraging while weekly initial claims fell to a record low. Meanwhile, the Fed Chair reinstated investor confidence through his bullish comments on the economy. The Fed’s Beige Book report also presented a positive economic picture.
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