*Cuts 2015 earnings/share forecast to $3.40- $3.70 vs $3.80- $4.00. *Estimates fourth-quarter adjusted earnings/share $0.75- $0.80 vs est $0.93. Woodlands, Texas- based Conn's operates 79 stores in Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Oklahoma and New Mexico, catering mainly to lower income shoppers.» Read More
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While derivatives themselves carry risks and financial scandals have tarnished their image, many companies still use futures contracts, swaps, collars, and other hedging instruments to minimize volatility in their cost of doing business.
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