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>>>
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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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>>>
Tesla Motors (TSLA) tweeted that orders for its mass-market Model 3, which was unveiled last week, hit 325,000 cars. The insane amount of demand has led many observers to question whether Tesla can make that many cars quickly enough. Global Equities Research’s Trip Chowdhry says the bears have it all wrong:
The Detroit audience for the Republican debate got noisy. Young women were dabbing behind the moderators. Protesters were hollering at Donald Trump from the cheap seats. Three people were removed from the theater by police.
The crowd for Thursday night’s GOP debate was so rowdy so loud and sometimes even disruptive that it has people asking whether debates should have audiences....More>>>
These days it seems as if the market doesn’t know whether it wants to break through fears of higher rates and a slowing China or crash lower into a new bear market. The VIX volatility index has jumped to an average 24.1 in the first month of 2016 against an average of just 16.7 in 2015. The S&P 500 tumbled 9% in the first three weeks and triple-digit moves in the Dow are a daily occurrence.....More>>>
Augustine Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) by 16.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,150 shares of the basic materials company’s stock af
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Equities research analysts expect that Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) will announce sales of $1.94 billion for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Randgold Resources’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $1.89 billion and th