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Positive economic data have boosted investor sentiment towards China recently, but Capital Economics warns that this is unlikely to be sustained.
Futures were higher Thursday, with major averages looking to extend their gains from the previous session's sharp rally after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by opting to maintain its $85 billion-per-month asset purchases.
*Third-quarter adjusted earnings $1.27/ share vs est $1.18. *Revenue $480.3 mln vs est $468.5 mln. Sept 19- Research firm IHS Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results as a major product release and demand for consulting services boosted non-subscription revenue, and it said strong demand was continuing in the current quarter.
A new natural gas export facility is seen as a harbinger of things to come.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Watson, the IBM computing system that conquered "Jeopardy!" on television, is launching an app business called the Watson Engagement Advisor that can be used to help consumers get answers on mobile devices.
Growing market, falling revenues. The price decline that has hurt European panel makers has helped sustain demand in the face of Chinese competition and disappearing subsidies.
With cheap shale gas making the US a magnet for industrial companies, many economists are positing a return to industrialization after more than a decade of consumption-led growth.
In an ominously near-accurate prediction, intelligence experts warned twice last year that the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria could be the target of an attack by Islamic militants.
Jerre Stead, Chairman & CEO, IHS says the worst may be over for the global economy, but uncertainty remains.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- Business information and analytics firm IHS Inc. said Monday that it has added Jean-Paul Montupet to its board. Montupet, 64, is chair of the industrial automation business at Emerson Electric Co. and president of Emerson Europe.
*Says board of directors has approved a $100 million program to repurchase IHS.
RICHMOND, Va.-- The large-scale development of wind power off the Mid-Atlantic coast would create more than 70,000 jobs from New York to Virginia, an industry-sponsored study concludes. The study was conducted for the Atlantic Wind Connection and released during the American Wind Energy Association's annual conference in Virginia Beach.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
Proposed regulation to prohibit proprietary trading by banks, known as Volcker Rule, could result in higher energy prices and fewer jobs, according to a new study.
Futures tumbled Wednesday after a report showed housing starts fell much more than expected.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 07.
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Okay folks, here's a look at the stocks that you are trading and the ones that are paying off--and the one's that aren't. The info is from Thursday's close. Some of the "usual suspects" are still on the lists but COMS seems to be a new player in the most active. PALM is one of the most active, but as you can see--not paying off that well. ARXT is making investors happy. Widely helds are pretty much what they have been lately. And FYI: Contest registrations to date: 415,962.