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Stocks To Watch: Earnings Season Hits Higher Gear

5h seekingalpha
Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. (828-0)

Q4 Earnings Season: Strong Growth, But Weak Quality

12h zacks
It’s hard to consider the worthiness of a stock without sizing up the company’s profitability potential. Calling earnings as the mother’s milk of stocks is probably not an exaggeration. The bottom line is that earnings are very important to keep an eye on for anyone interested in stocks. Everyone has an intuition for ‘earnings’ and see it as the leftover of sales after all the business expenses have been accounted for. (204-0)

Earnings dominate week ahead; interest rates could be a big deal after bond market crushing

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A blast of earnings news from companies as diverse as Caterpillar and Netflix could help boost stocks in the coming week, but a bigger story may end up being the quiet move higher in interest rates. (97-0)

Consumer Staples ETF Investing Guide

18h zacks
The Consumer Staples space looks quite well placed for this year, given a stable U.S. economy. With unemployment rate at its 17- year low, favorable consumer spending, healthy consumer confidence and increased business investments, the economy appears to be in good shape. (41-0)

Improving Economy to Support Business Services Stocks

18h zacks
Stocks in the Business Services sector have been strong performers of late, reflecting the group’s favorable fundamentals, which we have listed below. This should give readers a good sense of the factors, expected to help these stocks over the near- to medium-term. (15-0)

Tech Roundup: INTC Probe, FB Newsfeed Change, PC Shipments

18h zacks
Among the top news for last week (other than CES) were senators calling for a probe into Intel (INTC - Free Report) CEO Krazanich’s stock sale, Facebook (FB - Free Report) making material changes to its newsfeed that can impact its content and lower its revenue and HP (HPQ - Free Report) returning as the leading computer vendor. Here are the details-  (321-1)

Gilead Collaborates with Pfizer for Yescarta Combo Study

19h zacks
Gilead Sciences’ (GILD - Free Report) subsidiary Kite announced that it has entered into a collaboration with Pfizer, Inc. (PFE - Free Report) to evaluate a combination of its newly approved CAR-T therapy Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel) and Pfizer's utomilumab, a 4-1BB agonist, for refractory large B-cell lymphoma. (85-0)

U.S. ETFs in Focus as Market Cap Hits $30 trillion

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The U.S. stock market added $6.9 trillion in market cap since President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Based on Russell 3000, market cap reached $30.6 trillion on Jan 18. Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke told CNBC, "I think the performance in the first year has exceeded almost everybody's expectations". (279-0)

Canada ETFs in Focus on Rate Hike

19h zacks
Bank of Canada (BoC) announced Wednesday that it was raising its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, the third time since July 2017. The key interest rate was hiked to 1.25% in the recent monetary policy meeting, the highest since 2009. (3-0)

Top Analyst Reports for UnitedHealth, Amgen & United Technologies

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The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including UnitedHealth (UNH), Amgen (AMGN) and United Technologies (UTX). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today. (94-0)

Prepare for Bond Bear Market With These ETFs

19h zacks
The dream run of the prolonged bullish bond market finally seems to be approaching its end. At least, U.S. treasury yields’ recent northbound journey gives such cues. Fed chief Yellen, ECB and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) sent hawkish signals for their respective monetary policies. (1-0)

Huntsman (HUN) Up 27% in 6 Months: What's Behind the Rally?

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Shares of Huntsman Corporation (HUN - Free Report) soared roughly 27% over the last six months. The company has also outperformed the industry’s gain of around 17% over this same time frame. (5-0)

How to Double Your Stock Returns in 2018

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The market has kicked off the new trading year in spectacular fashion, setting multiple new highs already, and it's still only January. (1-0)

Can Completion & Production Boost Halliburton's Q4 Earnings?

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We expect Halliburton Company’s (HAL - Free Report) Completion and Production segment — which makes up around 65% of the oilfield service provider’s total revenue and more than 80% of its operating income — to post improved results in fourth-quarter 2017. This could help Halliburton notch its 14th consecutive quarterly outperformance when it reports on Monday, Jan 22. (38-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Caterpillar, ACCO Brands, iRobot and Graphic Packaging Holding

2018-01-19 zacks
Chicago, IL – Jan 19, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Caterpillar Inc. (CAT - Free Report) , ACCO Brands Corporation (ACCO - Free Report) , iRobot Corporation (IRBT - Free Report) and Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK - Free Report) . (134-0)

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