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Zacks – The Earnings ESP Handbook

There are few tools (indicators) that allow you a strong singular edge over the market.   Even if they do, they’re often complex, convoluted and are extremely subjective even to use as a guide or starting point. Rarer still will you find them offered for no cost whatsoever. But here at Zacks, there is one indicator…

CNBC – Here’s what you need to know on earnings (so far)

The S&P 500 has surged more than 18 percent this year, with its only meaningful pullback a late-May to late-June panic over fears that the Federal Reserve might pull the plug on cheap money earlier than expected. Beyond that, the market seems perfectly willing to ignore profit reports that signal a dismal quarter behind and uncertain prospects ahead. “Without…

Bull of the Day: Jack in the Box (JACK)

Jack in the Box (JACK – Snapshot Report) was a momentum play last year and today it returns as the Bull of the Day, albeit a unique story that may have slightly higher risk due to some reorganization within the company after noticing a continuous decline in traffic due to macro concerns and conservative spending in certain area…

Bull of the Day: Akamai (AKAM)

RAX HPQ GOOG FB AKAM AAPL The summer of 2013 is expected to be anything but dull. Tensions among investors and market volatility are high as we weigh the effects of QE tapering amidst a world with struggling economies. Stocks that have global discretionary exposure or unjustifiably high valuations have gotten hit the hardest over the last month or so. …

Zacks – Does Goldilocks BLS Increase Chance of QE Tapering?

REAL TIME INSIGHT SPX DIA SPY Traders got what seemed like the perfect set of numbers today. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that the U.S. created 175,000 jobs in May, just slightly better than the 168,000 that many economists were expecting. Despite the weakness in ADP and other economic readings, the beat was another sign that…

Bull of the Day: Mueller Co. (MWA)

MWA CWCO AWR AWK I remember when Evian launched their ad campaigns here in the US in 80s, selling water for what then seemed like astronomical prices (who knew they were on to something). In the United States, a liter of bottled water can cost up to $3 per bottle, while a similar volume of tap water costs…

Zacks Bear of the Day: PHH Corp (PHH)

R PHH NSM Declining revenues and an industry under pressure are not the descriptors you want to hear just before you invest in a company, but unfortunately PHH Corporation ( PHH – Snapshot Report ) is experiencing both at the moment. In its last earnings report, PHH reported a 6% decline in net revenues overall along with a decline in several of their…