Forecasts of real GDP growth attract a lot of media attention. But what matters more to the person on the street is how growth translates into jobs. Unfortunately, the mediocre growth outlook of recent years may lead to a disturbing outlook for jobs, particularly among fuel-exporting countries and in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
BMO Capital Markets analysts Kenneth Zaslow and Patrick Chen took a look at the valuations of Tyson Foods (TSN) and Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) and decided they were afraid of heights. They explain why they cut Tyson Foods to Market Perform from Outperform…
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We are downgradingTyson shares to Market Perform. Our overarching view onTyson....More>>>
Remember when companies used to split their stock to keep individual shares affordable? No longer. Credit Suisse strategistsAna Avramovic andVictor Lin note that Church & Dwight (CHD) upcoming stock split will be just the fourth by an S&P 500 stock this year:
路 Stock splits have nearly dried up, at least among large-cap companies.
路 The split of CHD on Friday will be only....More>>>
Dillards (DDS) fell more than 5% during after-hours trading, joining the list of retailers being done in by disappointing fiscal first quarter financial results.
At $2.17 a share, first quarter earnings fell more than expected, coming in 40 cents below the Capital IQ consensus of $2.57. Net revenue (which includes Dillards construction business) fell 4.5% to $1.5 billion, just missing the....More>>>
That’s how Citigroup’s Paul Lejuez and team described Tiffany’s (TIF) fourth-quarter earnings and 2016 guidance in a note this morning:
Adj EPS of $1.46 vs cons and our $1.40. Comps -5% worldwide (constant Fx, in line with Holiday results), with the Americas -8% (in line with Holiday), Europe -3% (Holiday -2%), Japan +10% (in line with Holiday), and....More>>>
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Ask any political junkie, and they’ll tell you that the 2016 presidential campaign has been one of the strangest they’ve ever experienced. The rise of billionaire/reality TV star Donald Trump and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the wild and woolly TV debates, and how wrong the pundits have been at predicting anything has been unprecedented.
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Stocks fell the most since February as investors decided that maybe the market had come too far than justified by fundamentals.
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The S&P 500 rose 1.2% to 2,041.91 today, its biggest decline since Feb. 23, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 174.09 points, or 1%, to 17,541.96. The Nasdaq Composite tumbled 1.5% to4848.37, its biggest drop....More>>>
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Why all the confidence? Well aside from all these pundits coming out saying there is a 100% chance that we are in a recession or that a recession will start before summer the reason is thatthe data doesn’t show it. You can make up indicators that don’t really make sense either in their construction or their interpretations or you can focus on one relatively narrow segment of the economy....More>>>
I read your article about contributing to an IRA after age 70陆. I know I cant contribute to a traditional IRA at that age, but can I still roll over money from a traditional IRA to a Roth? Do I need to have earned income?
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There’s no age limit or income requirement to be able to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth. You must....More>>>
Creative Planning cut its holdings in shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 6.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 42,725 shares of the industrial products compan
For small businesses all across the U.S., business conditions will get better this year, most noticeably in the second half, when the overall economy shifts into higher gear. The rate of improvement will vary, of course, depending on the type of small business, where its located and the customers
Shares of Kroger (NYSE:KR) surged 10% on June 21 after the supermarket chain's first quarter numbers topped analyst estimates. Its revenue rose3.4% annually to $37.5 billion, beating expectations by $230 million.
Excluding fuel costs, sales grew 2.3%; and excluding the recent sale of the c
Providing food in a box to needy Americans is nothing new for the federal government.
It already supplies packages containing more than 211 million pounds of canned meats and fruits, juices, pasta, cereal and other nonperishable items that went to nearly 630,000 low-income senior citizens a mont