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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:24:28 ESTFrom Amazon.com to Donald Trump to Warren Buffett, Wal-Mart Stores faces an uphill battle as it reports fourth-quarter earnings.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:22:07 ESTThe market’s postelection rally isn’t as irrational as it might seem.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:01:16 ESTRising interest rates are taking a toll on a number of housing indicators at the start of the year.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:19:35 ESTPepsiCo stock’s best days might be behind it after its recent rally stalled
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:07:41 ESTWarnings from other retailers don’t bode well for Fossil ahead of Tuesday’s earnings report.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 23:10:34 ESTInflation expectations have stalled heading into a slew of data and Janet Yellen’s semiannual testimony before lawmakers.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:08:32 ESTJ.P. Morgan CEO James Dimon’s big stock buy a year ago shows the benefit of buying the dip.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:12:54 ESTIf Twitter can’t materially benefit from a phenomenon like Trump, it probably won’t from anything else either.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:13:52 ESTWhole Foods earnings will likely continue to be hindered by falling prices and declining store traffic.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:41:00 ESTJust like a ride on Space Mountain, Walt Disney investors have found themselves gyrating in the dark recently. Volatility has picked up substantially for Disney ever since it warned about trouble at ESPN. Tuesday’s earnings report may not mark the end.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:15:03 ESTHasbro’s earnings shouldn’t mirror Mattel’s disappointing results from last month.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:35:36 ESTADP’s track record of foretelling the Labor Department’s jobs data has improved in recent years. ADP changed its methodology again late last year and the early results have mostly been good.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:24:14 ESTThe Trump administration’s proposed 20% import tax on goods from Mexico adds another concern for burrito chain Chipotle.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:17:01 ESTFrom desktop to mobile to video, Facebook’s latest strategic shift bears watching ahead of Wednesday’s earnings report.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:02:47 ESTApple’s services unit bears watching in Tuesday’s earnings report as the tech giant looks for new ways to boost margins and maintain growth.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:01:24 ESTAfter a long streak of beating analyst estimates, athletic-gear maker Under Armour is running out of ways to send its shares higher.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:06:31 ESTMaking the economy great again is no simple task. Friday’s GDP report will highlight just how difficult—if not impossible—it will be for U.S. economic growth to rebound to President Trump’s target. A continued improvement in consumer spending and better business investment in equipment and intellectual property are key areas to watch.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:53:01 ESTStarbucks is facing slowing growth, a management shake-up and aweak stock price ahead of Thursday’s earnings report.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:53:31 ESTEBay shares have gotten much more volatile after its earnings reports, ever since it split from PayPal. The stock has had double-digit percentage swings after four of its previous five earnings reports, rallying twice and plunging twice.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:02:51 ESTA saturated wireless market has hindered giants Verizon Communications and AT&T even as competition from smaller rivals exerts a drag on subscriber and revenue growth. The carriers’ earnings reports this week are unlikely to offer much encouragement.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:21:21 ESTChinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has a high bar to clear when it releases its quarterly report on Tuesday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:18:18 ESTFourth-quarter earnings will put the industrial giant’s stock rally to the test.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:02:57 ESTIBM’s stock has risen sharply in the past year, raising the stakes for a continuing transition.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:42:39 ESTNetflix should be able to meet subscriber targets, but investors may start demanding profits.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:58:04 ESTThe company has the smallest public exchange business of any major publicly traded insurer, so any overhaul of the Affordable Care Act shouldn’t affect its operations too much.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:55:04 ESTBank shares may be due for a pullback, but their long-term prospects are strong.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:30:43 ESTNintendo’s new console comes as the Japanese game maker has lost share to PlayStation, Xbox.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:00:49 ESTIf inflation really is heading higher, businesses will want to do something they have been reluctant to do ever since the financial crisis: spend more money. Investing ahead of an uptick in inflation also could help companies save themselves money later.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:51:35 ESTThe Citigroup Economic Surprise Index is a strong contrarian indicator that is worth watching right now. If economists grow more optimistic, the chance of a string of disappointments rises, which could send markets down.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:38:40 ESTIn biotech, it is how you start the year that counts. Investors will get a good look at how 2017 is shaping up starting Monday when the 35th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off in San Francisco.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:41:51 ESTAlready at a nine-year low, the 4.6% unemployment rate might head lower still.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:13:46 ESTConstellation Brands offers investors a rare buying opportunity ahead of Thursday’s results.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:00:51 ESTUntil car sales kick back into high gear, auto stocks might struggle to do the same.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:58:38 ESTHigh valuations and an unpredictable president-elect leave year-end forecasts more clustered together than ever before.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:38:58 ESTHere are some of Ahead of the Tape’s best and worst calls in 2016.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:10:19 ESTIn quiet financial markets, window dressing could spice things up as the year winds down.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 16:19:11 ESTThe ‘Dogs of the Dow’ have lagged behind the broader market since the election as investors sour on dividend stocks.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:04:49 ESTInflation-adjusted home values are far below their 2006 peak, and achieving a new high could be tough to achieve in the new year.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:14:25 ESTStrong Christmas tree sales are the latest economic signal showing upbeat consumer confidence
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:04:40 ESTNovember durable-goods orders are expected to log a decline, but there is more to it than meets the eye.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:57:48 ESTThe retailer’s strategic effort won’t mask the difficult environment it faces.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:19:58 ESTRetail giant Nike is one of only two Dow Jones Industrial Average components that are down this year.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 22:52:47 ESTRising optimism about the housing market might be an ominous sign for Lennar.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:28:28 ESTOn the doorstep of Dow 20000, this rally has achieved another more meaningful market milestone. The Dow’s 8% gain in the five weeks after Donald Trump’s victory is the biggest surge following any U.S. presidential election in history.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:41:56 ESTThe Fed’s outlook on interest rates might not be hawkish enough if inflation continues on its recent trajectory
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 15:42:17 ESTEconomic data Wednesday should provide proof that the economy can support a more hawkish Fed next year.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:23:34 ESTOne key question investors haven’t asked in a long time: How aggressive will the Fed get next year? A Fed that moves too slowly next year might be seen as falling behind rising asset prices and a surge in economic growth.