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Stocks higher, but euphoria is gone

After the Open... Major indices came out of the gate moving slightly higher on Tuesday morning. Merck (msft), Level 3 (lvlt) and International Paper (ip) all beat earnings expectations, but BP... Read >>

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PartnerRe Misses on Q2 Earnings, Up Y/Y on Higher Top Line - Analyst Blog

PartnerRe Ltd. 's ( PRE ) second quarter 2014 operating earnings per share of $2.60 missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.78 by 6.5%. This followed the company's earnings streak in the past... Read >>

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CNO Financial (CNO) Q2 Earnings Miss Estimates, Improve Y/Y - Analyst Blog

CNO Financial Group Inc. ( CNO ) reported second quarter 2014 operating earnings of 29 cents per share that missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6.5%. However, the figure improved from the year... Read >>

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Q3 Estimates Beginning to Slip - Ahead of Wall Street

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Earnings remain front and center in today's session even as we move into the second half of the Q2 reporting season, which has broadly offered a positive and reassuring... Read >>

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Tenneco Tops Q2 Earnings on Improved Operational Performance - Analyst Blog

Tenneco Inc. ( TEN ) reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.45 in the second quarter of 2014, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 21 cents. Earnings per share improved 31.8% from $1.10... Read >>

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Company News for July 29, 2014 - Corporate Summary

•    Shares of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. ( AWI ) slipped 10.4% after posting second quarter adjusted earnings per share of $0.60, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.65 •    Mercury... Read >>

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UBS AG (UBS) Posts Impressive Q2 Earnings on Lower Expenses - Analyst Blog

UBS AG ( UBS ) reported second quarter 2014 net income attributable to shareholders of CHF 792 million ($890.8 million), which compared favorably with the prior year quarter earnings of CHF 690... Read >>

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Could a minimum wage hike actually help these fast-food stocks?

By Ben Levine for Kapitall. Amidst growing media attention devoted to the ever widening income gap in the United States, some of those left behind have decided to take a stand.  Hundreds of fast... Read >>

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Dollar Tree Readies for Family Dollar Buyout - Analyst Blog

Dollar Tree Inc. ( DLTR ) has strategically agreed to acquire its rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. ( FDO ), in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $9.2 billion. The giant that will... Read >>

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Will these US beverage stocks lag their industry as Americans cut sugar?

By Mary Lynn Cesar for Kapitall. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg can rejoice (well, kinda) a new  Gallup poll  finds most Americans are likely to skip soda and sugar these days.... Read >>