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Forget Herbalife: Profit With These 'Boring' Global Powerhouses

Summer TV is pretty boring, with the exception of the Discovery Channel's (Nasdaq DISCA) Shark Week. Choosing between stale reruns or weak summer pilots that didn't make the cut, it's no wonder everyone goes on vacation.... Read >>

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Sector Update: Consumer

Consumer stocks were broadly lower Friday afternoon, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 falling about 0.6%. Shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were down almost 1.2%. In company news, Inc. (... Read >>

Quest Diagnostics Beats on Q2 Earnings & Revenues, Ups View - Analyst Blog

Quest Diagnostics ' ( DGX ) second quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.08 exceeded both the Zacks Consensus Estimate and the year ago number by 1.9% or a couple of cents. Adjusted EPS... Read >>

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Sector Update: Financial

Financial stocks were declining in afternoon trade, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index falling 0.4% and the S&P Financial 100 Index retreating 0.6%. In company news, Visa Inc. ( V ) declined Friday, with the credit card company and... Read >>

Chubb Q2 Earnings Miss on Elevated Claims, Guidance Trimmed - Analyst Blog

Chubb Corp. 's ( CB ) second quarter 2014 earnings came in at $1.70 per share, significantly behind the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.90. Earnings also declined 4% year over year. Chubb's second quarter results were affected by catastrophe... Read >>

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Sector Update: Energy

Energy stocks were mostly lower Friday, with the NYSE Energy Sector Index sinking about 0.4% while shares of energy companies in the S&P 500 were down 0.7% as a group. Crude oil for September delivery was down 9 cents... Read >>

Natural gas prices fall on forecasts for mild U.S. weather Natural gas futures dropped but remained range bound on Friday after updated weather forecasting models called for mild temperatures to hover over portions of the heavily populated eastern half of the U.S. in the coming days On... Read >>

Cabot Oil & Gas Q2 Earnings Beat as Yield Grows, Guides Same - Analyst Blog

Independent oil and gas exploration company, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) posted strong second quarter 2014 results. Significant higher production especially from Marcellus and Eagle Ford Shales − during the quarter led to the improvement which... Read >>

TC PipeLines Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates, Ups Distribution - Analyst Blog

Pipeline operator, TC PipeLines LP ( TCP ) reported strong second quarter 2014 results on the back of robust performance by all of its pipeline assets. The Calgary, Alberta based master limited partnership (MLP) posted second quarter earnings per... Read >>

Can Tyco International (TYC) Surprise This Earnings Season? - Analyst Blog

Security and protection services provider Tyco International Ltd. ( TYC ) is set to report second quarter 2014 results before the market opens on Jul 25. In the preceding quarter, Tyco delivered a positive earnings surprise of 12.50%. On... Read >>