To make money on marijuana stocks, buy when the buzz is over - MarketWatch

3h marketwatch
Money is to be made in marijuana stocks in the long term. However, markets are not simple. Investors need expert guidance. Not only investors are not getting the needed guidance, they are getting burned by supposed gurus. Read on for the proof. (90-1)
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Why Microsoft Stock Is Worth Buying Before Earnings

2h investorplace
In the National Football League, the last twenty yards before the goal line are known as the red zone. This is where some of the grittiest plays can occur. And it’s where the best teams know how to score and prove it over and over. And when you’re in the fourth quarter with the game on the line, being in this red zone is even more challenging. (58-1)
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J&J's Darunavir-Based Single-Tablet HIV Regimen Gets FDA Nod

1h zacks
Johnson and Johnson (JNJ - Free Report) announced that the FDA has approved Symtuza, a darunavir-based once-daily single-tablet regimen, for the treatment of HIV-1 in treatment-naïve and certain virologically suppressed adults. Each film-coated tablet of Symtuza contains 800 mg of darunavir, 150 mg of cobicistat, 200 mg of emtricitabine and 10 mg of tenofovir alafenamide. (17-0)
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Bank Of America: The Air Is Getting Thinner

5h seekingalpha
The bank's Q2-2018 net income hit $6.8 billion, gaining a whopping 33 percent year-over-year. Bank of America beat both earnings and revenue consensus expectations. (45-0)
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General Electric And Microsoft: A Match Made In Heaven

6h seekingalpha
General Electric and Microsoft announced an expanded agreement that has the potential to benefit both firms immensely. (54-0)
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Interpublic's Weber Shandwick Acquires Social Agency That Lot

1h zacks
The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG - Free Report) owned public relations agency, Weber Shandwick, has acquired London-based social creative agency — That Lot — for an undisclosed amount. (15-0)
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Trade-war concerns cloud New York City investment conference

55m reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A prolonged U.S. trade war with China and Europe would dent global economic growth and force investors to reassess the profitability of U.S. companies, some of the biggest hedge funds and private equity investors in the United States warned at an investment conference on Wednesday. (14-0)
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U.S. regulatory panel gives Zions Bancorp green light to shed Fed oversight

2h reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. regulatory panel on Wednesday said it had preliminarily approved Zions Bancorp’s petition to shed Federal Reserve oversight on the basis it is not systemically important to the U.S. financial system, in a further sign of regulatory easing. (17-0)
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U.S. regulatory panel gives Zions Bancorp green light to shed Fed oversight

2h reuters
WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - A top U.S. regulatory panel on Wednesday said it had preliminarily approved Zions Bancorp’s petition to shed Federal Reserve oversight on the basis it is not systemically important to the U.S. financial system, in a further sign of regulatory easing. (17-0)
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US tariffs could raise auto prices by US$83b, trade group says

1h malaymail
WASHINGTON, July 19 — A group representing major automakers will tell the US Commerce Department today that imposing tariffs of 25 per cent on imported cars and parts would raise the price of US vehicles by US$83 billion (RM336.9 billion) annually and cost hundreds of thousands of jobs. (14-0)
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A No-Drama Earnings Report Should Send General Electric Stock Soaring

2h investorplace
What investors want from General Electric (NYSE:GE) right now is peace and quiet. No surprises. No more dividend cuts. No more shocking losses from previously thought sound business operations. Right now, no news is good news for GE stock. (17-0)
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What will chip makers say about the trade war? - MarketWatch

7h marketwatch
Semiconductor earnings seen growing 38%, but effects of China tariffs in forecasts are where the big uncertainty lies (42-0)
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GE's Free Cash Flow: It's 'Fake Cash'

4h seekingalpha
It follows that FCF calculations, based on non-GAAP earnings, express cash available on a “what if” basis, excluding certain expenditures. (17-0)
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Abbott Laboratories (ABT) CEO Miles White on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2h seekingalpha
Good morning and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Abbott's second quarter 2018 earnings conference call. All participants will be able to listen only until the question-and-answer portion of this call. [Operator Instructions]. This call is being recorded by Abbott. (11-0)
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Aveo Pharmaceuticals, Vodafone Pile into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

3h 247wallst
July 18, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 72 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 1.18 to 1 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 1.382 to 1. (11-3)
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Morgan Stanley (MS) Tops Q2 Earnings on Higher Trading Fees

9h zacks
Higher-than-expected trading income and decent investment banking performance drove Morgan Stanley’s (MS - Free Report) second-quarter 2018 earnings of $1.30 per share, which easily surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.08. The figure reflected 49% surge from the prior-year quarter. Excluding net discrete tax benefits of $88 million in the reported quarter, adjusted earnings were $1.25 per share. (50-0)
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US tariffs could raise vehicle prices by US$83 billion: auto trade group

4h channelnewsasia
A group representing major automakers will tell the U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday that imposing tariffs of 25 percent on imported cars and parts would raise the price of U.S. vehicles by US$83 billion annually and would cost hundreds of thousands of jobs. (14-0)
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Proctor & Gamble Acquires Indie Beauty Brand First Aid Beauty

4h zacks
American multinational Proctor & Gamble (PG - Free Report) recently announced its acquisition of beauty brand First Aid Beauty for a reported $250 million. First Aid Beauty was founded in 2009 by CEO Lili Gordon. The idea for the company comes from how every household has a first aid kit, so everyone needs first aid beauty products too. FAB is dedicated to creating smart and effective products for sensitive skin by using ingredients which are safe and allergy tested. (15-0)
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GE Says German Workforce to Decline by a Third in Restructuring - Bloomberg

5h bloomberg
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. (17-0)
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U.S. tariffs could raise vehicle prices by $83 billion: auto trade group

4h reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group representing major automakers will tell the U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday that imposing tariffs of 25 percent on imported cars and parts would raise the price of U.S. vehicles by $83 billion annually and would cost hundreds of thousands of jobs. (14-0)
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Audit faults US oversight of auto safety recalls, Takata inflators

4h channelnewsasia
A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) oversight of auto safety recalls and said its "delayed action" may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag inflators. (14-0)
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Akers Biosciences Signs a Further Independent Sales Representative Organization for Heparin PF4 Rapid Test Covering Additional 12 States

13h globenewswire
THOROFARE, N.J.,, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akers Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKER) (AIM: AKR.L), (“Akers Bio” or the "Company"), a developer of rapid health information technologies, announces another agreement with a major Independent Sales Representative (ISR) organization, adding sales and marketing coverage for the Company’s rapid test for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) across an additional 12 states. (76-1)
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Abbott Laboratories Stock Gets a Boost From Q2 Earnings Beat

2h investorplace
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) stock was up on Wednesday following the release of its earnings report for the second quarter of 2018. (7-0)
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Abbott (ABT) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Top Estimates, View Up

4h zacks
Abbott Laboratories (ABT - Free Report) reported second-quarter 2018 adjusted earnings from continuing operations of 73 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a couple of cents. The bottom line also improved 17.7% year over year and exceeded the company’s guided range of 70-72 cents. Moreover, reported earnings from continuing operation in the quarter came in at 40 cents per share compared with the year-ago figure of 15 cents. (9-0)
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UPDATE 1-Audit faults U.S. oversight of auto safety recalls, Takata inflators

6h reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) oversight of auto safety recalls and said its “delayed action” may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag inflators. (14-0)
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Corning Unveils Glass Less Likely to Break When You Drop Your Phone - Bloomberg

4h bloomberg
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. (8-1)
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3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: United Technologies, Abbott Laboratories and Leggett & Platt | InvestorPlace

11h investorplace
The market didn’t start Tuesday’s action on the best foot. But, some encouraging words from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell soothed investors’ worries, pushing stocks collectively back into the black by an average of 0.4%. Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) led the way with its 10%-plus gain, though beyond, noteworthy pacesetters were few and far between. (37-0)
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Abbott (ABT) Beats on Earnings and Revenues in Q2

10h zacks
Abbott Laboratories (ABT - Free Report) is an Illinois-based company focused on bringing a diverse line of healthcare products to the market. (24-0)
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5 Top ROE Picks as Q2 Earnings Start on a Solid Note

11h zacks
The earnings season has kick started on a positive note with decent performance across the table. It appears that the equity markets have more or less factored in the risks from the ongoing trade war and is likely to have a relatively smooth spell, buoyed by improving economic sentiments led by solid domestic job market conditions, higher wage rates and lower taxes. As investors employ a wait-and-see approach in a classic example of “backing and filling” in the market, they could benefit from ‘cash cow’ stocks that garner higher returns. (30-0)
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How Big Formula influences parents from the supermarket to Trump's White House

4h abc.net.au
Infant formula is a wonder product for some working mums and those who can't or don't want to breastfeed. (7-0)
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Mohawk (MHK) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

10h zacks
Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK - Free Report) is set to report second-quarter 2018 results on Jul 25. In the last reported quarter, the company’s earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Nevertheless, Mohawk surpassed earnings estimates in three of the last four quarters, the average being 1.5%. Let us delve into factors that might impact Mohawk’s second-quarter 2018 results. Innovative Products & Strategic Buyouts Bode Well Introduction of innovative products across its portfolio is expected to improve segment and boost overall sales, which will be reflected in the upcoming quarterly results. (26-0)
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4 Cyclical Stocks to Buy Now | InvestorPlace

9h investorplace
It has been a bumpy few months for investors this summer. Worries about trade tension between the U.S. and China took many sectors lower despite strong economic data from the U.S. Many have started prepping their portfolios for a downturn should President Donald Trump drag the U.S. into a full-fledged trade war with Beijing. (21-0)
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What to Expect When IBM Reports After the Close

9h 247wallst
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates call for $3.04 in earnings per share (EPS) and $19.88 billion in revenue. The second quarter of last year reportedly had $2.94 in EPS and $19.29 billion in revenue. (16-0)
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UPDATE 2-Continental AG restructures, prepares Powertrain for 2019 IPO

8h reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German auto supplier Continental (CONG.DE) on Wednesday said it will list its Powertrain unit as early as mid-2019 as part of a broader restructuring in response to far-reaching shifts in the auto industry towards electric and self-driving technologies. (15-0)
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Will Aviation & Renewable Energy Aid GE's Q2 Earnings?

9h zacks
General Electric Company (GE - Free Report) is scheduled to report second-quarter 2018 results on Jul 20, before the market opens. The company’s Aviation segment is likely to benefit from rising global air travel while Renewable Energy is anticipated to enjoy growth in unit orders. In terms of corporate revenues, GE Aviation is one of the largest business units of the company — accounting for 24.8% of revenues in first-quarter 2018. (17-0)
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Brown & Brown's (BRO) Unit Buyout to Serve Clients Better

10h zacks
Brown & Brown, Inc.’s (BRO - Free Report) wholly owned subsidiary The Advocator Group, LLC recently acquired Professional Disability Associates, LLC. The buyout will add capabilities to its service portfolio. The financial details of the acquisition have been kept undisclosed. Professional Disability Associates operates as an innovative disability services company, boasting as an industry leader in offering specialty claims management services, which comprise medical file review, vocational services and claim consulting. (20-0)
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Will Power Segment Hurt General Electric's (GE) Q2 Earnings?

10h zacks
General Electric Company (GE - Free Report) is scheduled to report second-quarter 2018 results on Jul 20, before market open. The company’s GE Power segment might feel the heat from difficult macroeconomic conditions. In terms of corporate revenues, GE Power is the largest business unit of the company — accounting for 25.2% of revenues in first-quarter 2018. Segment’s Q1 Performance, Estimates GE Power’s performance in first-quarter 2018 was weak on a year-over-year basis, with revenues down 7%, primarily due to the lower demand for turbines. (17-0)
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Sonic Automotive's Q2 Results to be Impacted by Margin Woes

11h zacks
Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH - Free Report) is slated to report second-quarter 2018 results on Jul 27. The company anticipates gross margin pressure in key brands to adversely impact its performance in the soon-to-be-reported quarter. According to the company sources, at its BMW and Honda dealerships, new vehicle gross profit per unit was considerably lower during the second quarter. This low margin can be attributed to the lower manufacturer-to-dealer incentives on certain models. (22-0)
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4 Dirt-Cheap PEG Stocks Suitable for Value Investors

10h zacks
Value investing is gaining popularity by the day. The success of value investors like Warren Buffett further underscores this. (19-0)
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Here's Why You Should Add Plains All American Pipeline Now

10h zacks
Estimates for Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA - Free Report) have been revised upward over the past 60 days, reflecting analysts’ optimism in the stock. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 and 2019 earnings have moved up 7% and 8% to $1.52 and $1.88, respectively. Plains All American Pipeline is a master limited partnership based in Houston, TX. It is involved in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGL) and refined products in the United States and Canada. (18-0)
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Google Shrugs Off EU Fine; Damage to Hinge on Rivals' Next Moves - Bloomberg

5h bloomberg
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. (5-0)
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Fidelity National (FNF) Q2 Earnings Top, Title Business Solid

10h zacks
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.’s (FNF - Free Report) second-quarter 2018 adjusted earnings from continuing operations of 86 cents per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 3.6%. The bottom line also improved 34.4% year over year. (16-0)
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Nasdaq Hits All-Time High: 5 Top-Ranked Tech Stocks to Buy

11h zacks
The Nasdaq hit a new all-time high on Jul 17, as tech stocks rallied once again. This is also the third time that the Nasdaq has hit a record high this month. The new high comes within a week after President Donald Trump’s fresh threats of imposing tariffs on additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Understandably, investors are fending of trade war fears and have started showing faith in tech stocks once again. (20-0)
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America Movil (AMX) Q2 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues Top

10h zacks
America Movil S.A.B. (AMX - Free Report) reported disappointing financial results for second-quarter 2018 wherein the bottom line lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate. (15-0)
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Textron (TXT) Tops Q2 Earnings Estimates, Lifts '18 EPS View

10h zacks
Textron Inc. (TXT - Free Report) reported second-quarter 2018 earnings from continuing operations of 87 cents per share, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 70 cents by 24.3%. The bottom line also increased 52.6% from 57 cents in the year-ago quarter. The year-over-year improvement was primarily driven by a solid top-line growth in the reported quarter. (15-0)
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Equinix Closes TFG Integration, Boosts Government Solutions

10h zacks
Recently, Interconnection and data-center REIT Equinix, Inc. (EQIX - Free Report) augmented government solutions by completing the integration of Terremark Federal Group, (TFG). The move enables the company to leverage on the U.S. public sector IT transformation efforts. It also marked the accomplishment of the final leg in the 29 data-centers buyout, from Verizon, last year, that comprised TFG and secure data-center facilities catering to the U. (15-0)
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Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Costs Down

10h zacks
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR - Free Report) released second-quarter 2018 results. Earnings per share of 58 cents surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 51 cents. Also, the figure was higher than prior-year quarter’s earnings of 32 cents per share. Results benefited from an improvement in revenues and rise in DARTs along with lower expenses. Further, the Electronic Brokerage segment continued to perform decently. (16-0)
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First Horizon (FHN) Q2 Earnings in Line, Expenses Flare Up

11h zacks
First Horizon National Corporation (FHN - Free Report) reported second-quarter 2018 adjusted earnings per share of 36 cents, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The figure reflects an increase of 26.3% from the year-ago quarter. Revenues improved from the prior-year quarter, supported by an expanded net interest margin. In addition, a considerable rise in loans and deposit balances was recorded. (21-0)
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Agilent Acquires ULTRA Scientific Assets, Expands Portfolio

10h zacks
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A - Free Report) recently announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of the business assets of ULTRA Scientific, Inc. (16-0)
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