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MT Newswires

Sector Update: Consumer

4/17/2014, 1:36 pm from MT Newswires in Investing, Commodities

Consumer stocks were narrowly mixed this afternoon, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 sliding 0.1% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were up about 0.3%. In company news, Phillip Morris International… Read More

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Syngenta's Q1 Sales Rise Y/Y - Analyst Blog

4/17/2014, 1:32 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Switzerland based agricultural products company, Syngenta AG ( SYT ), reported improved year over year sales for first quarter 2014. Sales in the reported quarter increased 2% year over year to $4.7 billion. This was led… Read More

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GE's Q1 Operating Earnings Beat by a Whisker - Analyst Blog

4/17/2014, 1:30 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Earnings, Stocks

Diversified conglomerate General Electric Company 's ( GE ) first quarter 2014 results were a mixed bag as although operating earnings decreased year over year, it marginally exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. Operating earnings… Read More

Renaissance Capital

Farmland operator Taggares Agriculture files for a $48 million IPO

4/17/2014, 1:26 pm from Renaissance Capital in News Headlines, IPOs

Taggares Agriculture, which operates farmland in the Pacific Northwest producing grapes and apples, filed on Thursday with the SEC to raise up to $48 million by offering 7 million shares in an initial public offering. It is… Read More

MT Newswires

Financial Stocks Still Posting Narrow Gains; American River Bankshares Lower Despite Q1 EPS Beat

4/17/2014, 1:23 pm from MT Newswires in Investing, Commodities

Top Financial Stocks JPM 0.29% BAC +0.50% WFC +0.22% C +0.11% USB 0.49% Financial stocks were holding small gains, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index adding about 0.2% and the S&P Financial 100 Index climbing 0.2%. In company news,… Read More

MT Newswires

Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Stocks Extend Gains on Stong Earnings and Upbeat Jobless Claims, Philly Fed Manufacturing Data

4/17/2014, 1:21 pm from MT Newswires in Investing, Commodities

Active broad market exchange traded funds in Thursday's regular session SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ) +0.06% PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ ) +0.016% iShares Russell 2000 Index ( IWM ) +0.32% iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index… Read More

MT Newswires

Energy Stocks Mostly Higher; Chesapeake Energy Rising After Southeastern Asset Management Offers Support

4/17/2014, 1:20 pm from MT Newswires in Investing, Commodities

XOM +0.70% CVX +1.58% COP +1.33% SLB 1.34% OXY +0.78% Energy stocks were broadly higher, with the NYSE Energy Sector Index rising 0.8% while shares of energy companies in the S&P 500 were gaining 0.9% as a group. Crude… Read More

Zacks.com

Energy Transfer Equity Touches 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

4/17/2014, 1:20 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

On Apr 16, 2014, the units of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ( ETE ) touched a 52 week high of $49.02. The unit price was finally closed at $48.36, up 0.2% from the previous day's closing. We… Read More

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AutoNation Earnings in Line, Up Y/Y - Analyst Blog

4/17/2014, 1:20 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Earnings, Stocks

AutoNation Inc. ( AN ) posted a 10.3% rise in earnings per share to 75 cents in the first quarter of 2014 from 68 cents in the same quarter of 2013. However, earnings per share were in… Read More

MT Newswires

Sector Update: Financial

4/17/2014, 1:18 pm from MT Newswires in Investing, Commodities

Financial stocks were holding small gains, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index adding about 0.2% and the S&P Financial 100 Index climbing 0.2%. In company news, American River Bankshares ( AMRB ) was lower in afternoon trade despite the… Read More