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Altera Plays to Shorts off After-Hours Earnings Reports, Whether up of Down in Evening Trade

Altera ( ALTR ) is due out with Q3 results after the bell tonight, and analysts polled by Capital IQ are expecting a profit of $0.37 per share on revenue of $491.4 million. Altera has demonstrated... Read >>

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Sector Update: Hefty Jumps for Health Care Stocks; Varian Medical Slips After Fiscal Q4 Results Lag Street, Q1 Forecast Also Misses

Top Healthcare Stocks JNJ +1.45% PFE +1.75% ABT +2.50% MRK +2.26% AMGN +2.56% Health care stocks were sharply higher, with the NYSE Health Care Sector Index climbing 1.6% and shares of health care... Read >>

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Cerner Sticks to Pattern of Outperforming on Long Side in Wake of After-Hours Earnings

Cerner ( CERN ) is due to report its Q3 results after the bell tonight. The Capital IQ consensus analyst estimate puts EPS at $0.42 per share on $857.3 million in revenue. While CERN has a mixed... Read >>

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Sector Update: Health Care

Health care stocks were sharply higher, with the NYSE Health Care Sector Index climbing 1.6% and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 jumping nearly 2.0% as a group. In company news,... Read >>

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Microsoft's Earnings-Driven After-Hours Performance History Favors Shorts

Microsoft ( MSFT ) is slated to report its Q1 results in tonight's after hours session, and analysts polled by Capital IQ are expecting the software giant to report a profit of $0.54 per share on... Read >>

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Sector Update: Strong Advance for Tech Stocks; Q3 Results Carry Infinera Shares to 6-Year High

Top Tech Stocks MSFT +1.49% AAPL +1.87% IBM +0.27% CSCO +1.59% GOOG +2.39% Technology stocks were higher, with shares of technology companies in the S&P 500 adding more than 1.3% as a group.... Read >>

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Longs Hold Historical Advantage Trading Amazon.com Off After-Hours Earnings Reports

Amazon.com ( AMZN ) continues to offer both the long and short side a consistent history of next day outperformance following earnings driven after hours trade, although longs are seeing the... Read >>

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Sector Update: Tech

Technology stocks were higher, with shares of technology companies in the S&P 500 adding more than 1.3% as a group. In company news, Infinera ( INFN ) rallied to a six year high Thursday after... Read >>

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Sector Update: Wide Gap Between Consumer Non-Cyclical, Cyclical Stocks; Select Comfort Climbs to New High After Q3 Beats

Top Consumer Stocks WMT +0.34% MCD +0.67% DIS +1.27% CVS +0.94% KO +0.89% Consumer stocks were higher Thursday although shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 were up just 0.1%... Read >>

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Sector Update: Consumer

Consumer stocks were higher Thursday although shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 were up just 0.1%, while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were... Read >>