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Too bad everyone was overconcerned with misleading earnings news.
The Federal Reserve said it could be years before this country’s back on its feet. Luckily for investors, though, the rest of the world should carry us along.
Odds of a double dip continue to drop. We now have three companies in three different fields that have not tried to dampen expectations for the second half of the year: Intel in tech, CSX in transports, and Alcoa in aluminum.
Considering Intel just reported their best results in the company's 42-year history, are we looking at a brand new bull?
David Novak, Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, spoke with Maria Bartiromo today on the Closing Bell in a first on CNBC interview right after the company released its results. For the second quarter, the company reported EPS of 58-cents, 3-cents better than analyst estimates. Revenue also beat estimates at $2.57 billion for the quarter, versus expectations of $2.54 billion.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, the sixth straight session of gains, as investors focused on earnings and shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal. .
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, July 13.
Yum Brands is out with earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has posting double digit gains so far this year. David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst gave his take on the stock to CNBC.
Aluminum giant Alcoa kicked off the second quarter earnings season to a positive start by beating estimates on Monday afternoon. Will more companies follow the trend? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared his insights.
Stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal, instead focusing on earnings. The Dow jumped over 100 points at the start, led by Alcoa, after the company kicked off earnings season with a beat. Apple shares fell.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday after Alcoa got earnings season off to a positive start by beating estimates. Positive sentiment overcame another debt downgrade for Europe.
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Second quarter earnings season is likely to create a positive backdrop for stocks, at least temporarily.
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Bye-bye, indeed, Miss American Pie. If General Motors has its way, you won’t be driving your Chevy to the levee ever again.
Labor protests that have forced shutdowns at overseas-owned factories in China have spread beyond the country’s southern industrial heartland, posing a dangerous new challenge for Beijing. The FT reports.
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