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After-Hours Earnings Report for April 8, 2014 : AA, WDFC, MG

4/8/2014, 2:00 pm from NASDAQ.com News in News Headlines, Earnings

The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 04 08 2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.Alcoa Inc. ( AA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014.… Read More

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3 ETFs with Most Exposure to Microsoft - ETF News And Commentary

4/8/2014, 2:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

The software giant Microsoft ( MSFT ) is becoming an investors' darling as depicted by the recent surge in its share price. In fact, Microsoft is leading the way in the broad tech space this year leaving behind its… Read More

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Updated Research Report on Actuant - Analyst Blog

4/8/2014, 2:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

On Apr 3, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Actuant Corporation ( ATU ). The company delivered mixed results for fiscal second quarter 2014 (ended Feb 28, 2014). Earnings per share in the quarter decreased… Read More

StreetAuthority

The Only Health Care Stock You Need To Own

4/8/2014, 2:00 pm from StreetAuthority in Investing, Investing Ideas, Stocks

After two market crashes in less than two decades and the current bull market looking to take a breather, investors are rightly worried about their hard earned gains. By investing in companies with wide economic moats and… Read More

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DIRECTV, Hilton Worldwide to Enhance TV Service - Analyst Blog

4/8/2014, 1:50 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

One of the leading U.S satellite TV operators, DIRECTV ( DTV ), and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ) are planning to collaborate to offer high quality in room TV viewing experience for hotel guests. … Read More

Benzinga

9 Companies That Could Help The Smartphone Replace The Wallet

4/8/2014, 1:43 pm from Benzinga in News Headlines, Technology, Business, Travel and Lifestyle

Jayson Derrick, Benzinga Staff Writer Many years ago, eBay ( EBAY )-owned PayPal was one of the few online payment processors. Visa ( V ), MasterCard ( MA ) and Google ( GOOG ) entered the online space and PayPal was forced to fight to maintain its market share. With the growing trend of “digital wallets” apps… Read More

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AK Steel Bumps Up Hot Roll Carbon Steel Price - Analyst Blog

4/8/2014, 1:40 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Steelmaker AK Steel ( AKS ) said that it is raising the current spot market base price for its hot roll carbon steel to at least $700 per ton. The price hike is effective immediately with new… Read More

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USD/JPY drops on Fed uncertainty, BoJ policies

4/8/2014, 1:32 pm from Investing.com in Investing, Forex and Currencies

Investing.com Investing.com The dollar fell against the yen on Tuesday as investors continued to avoid the greenback ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve's March meeting minutes on Wednesday, while a Bank of Japan decision to leave policy… Read More

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Portfolio Recovery Ups Credit Facility by $214.5M - Analyst Blog

4/8/2014, 1:30 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Leading financial services company, Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. ( PRAA ), recently increased its domestic revolving credit commitments by $214.5 million to $842.5 million. The aggregate credit facility with a principal amount of $842.5 million now… Read More

MT Newswires

Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Futures Higher - Investors Cautious Ahead of Earnings Season, FOMC Meeting Minutes

4/8/2014, 1:24 pm from MT Newswires in Investing, Commodities

Active broad market exchange traded funds in Tuesday's regular session SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ) +0.36% iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ( EEM ) +1.69% PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ ) +0.79% iShares Russell 2000 Index… Read More