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Ignore the experts; Credit cards can be great for your finances

When you're trying to get out of debt, get back on financial track, or recover from bankruptcy, chances are you listen to the experts. The experts will tell you things like Pay only with cashThere... Read >>

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US IPO Pricing Recap: The crazy chicken flies while 8 IPOs trade down or flat

This week's 10 IPOs largely disappointed as 70% were forced to price below the proposed range and 80% closed the week up 1% or less. Before this week, only 36% of IPOs this year had first day pops of... Read >>

Can Illinois Tool (ITW) Deliver Upbeat Results This Quarter? - Analyst Blog

Industrial products and equipments manufacturer, Illinois Tool Works Inc. ( ITW ), is scheduled to report its second quarter 2014 results on Jul 29 before the market opens. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter is pegged at $1.20.... Read >>

Liberty Media Down on Senior Note Conversion Rate Adjustment - Analyst Blog

Yesterday, Liberty Media Corp. ( LMCA ) announced a major adjustment to the conversion rate of its 1.375% Cash Convertible Senior Notes, due 2023. So far, the company had two categories of outstanding voting shares. Series A (LMCA) offers... Read >>

Will NextEra Energy (NEE) Beat Earnings Estimates in Q2? - Analyst Blog

NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) will release its second quarter 2014 financial results before the opening bell on Jul 29, 2014. In the prior quarter, the utility firm reported a positive earnings surprise of 15.6%. NextEra Energy currently... Read >>

DICK'S Sporting Field & Stream Store Expansion - Analyst Blog

Full line sporting goods retailer DICK'S Sporting Goods Inc. ( DKS ) remains focused on driving growth through expansion of its store base. In line with its strategic initiatives, the company recently announced the opening of a new Field... Read >>

Will Eastman Chemical (EMN) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive? - Analyst Blog

Eastman Chemical ( EMN ) is set to release its second quarter 2014 results after the close on Jul 28.   In the last quarter, the chemical maker delivered a 0.62% positive earnings surprise. The company, however, saw lower... Read >>

Legg Mason Acquires UK's Martin Currie, Financials Undisclosed - Analyst Blog

On Thursday, Baltimore based Legg Mason, Inc. ( LM ) announced the acquisition of UK based international equity specialist firm Martin Currie. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. At the close of the transaction, which is expected... Read >>

Will AGL Resources (GAS) Miss on Q2 Earnings This Season? - Analyst Blog

Energy services holding company, AGL Resources Inc. ( GAS ) is set to report second quarter 2014 results after the market closes on Jul 29. Last quarter, AGL Resources failed to meet the Zacks Consensus Estimate and posted a... Read >>

Will Cummins Inc.'s (CMI) Surprise This Earnings Season? - Analyst Blog

Cummins Inc. ( CMI ) is set to report second quarter 2014 results on Jul 28, 2014. Last quarter, it posted a surprise of +9.58%. Let's see how things are shaping up for this announcement.Factors to Consider This Quarter... Read >>