Dick’s Sporting Goods Q2 Earnings Release & Rating

Dick’s Sporting Goods Q2 earnings (NYSE:DKS) came out today, and the stock is down roughly 22% in intraday trading. However, the financial results are not nearly as bad as one would think given the market’s stock price reaction. What investors and traders are worried about is the uncertainty of the future of retailers like Dick’s Sporting Goods. Click to see Dick’s full earnings release, the CEO’s statements from the conference call with analysts, live chart of DKS stock, and our stock rating on the company.

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Snap’s Q2 Earnings: a Lesson for Millennials

Snap’s Q2 Earnings (NYSE:SNAP) is trading at all-time lows following the company’s second quarter earnings report. When Snap went public, The Stock Trader Blog issued a sell rating on the stock in an article on Snap’s financial position. So far, our bearish opinion on Snap stock has returned 53.48%. Here’s our updated analysis of why Snap stock is purely speculative, and the lessons millennials should take away from buying into the company.

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J.C. Penney Earnings Amid Q2 Weakness in Retail

Retail companies like Kohl’s and Macy’s are down double-digit percentages following their earnings reports. J.C. Penney earnings (NYSE:JCP) will be released tomorrow morning before the opening bell. The question J.C. Penney investors are asking themselves is if the company will follow in the footsteps of its competitors. It appears the market is preparing for a dismal J.C. Penney earnings report given the bearish price action in JCP stock today. Click to see analyst expectations, our analysis, and updates once the company releases earnings.

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Disney’s Streaming Service Announcement & Q3 Earnings Report

This article covers the announcement of Disney’s streaming service and the company’s third quarter 2017 earnings report.

As CNBC reports, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is pulling its movies off of Netflix as it prepares to launch its own streaming service. The announcement of this new initiative coincided with Disney’s Q3 FY17 earnings report after market close. Shares of Disney are currently down 3.3% in alter-hours trading. Click to read more.

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Martin Shkreli Securities Fraud Conviction by Jury in NY

Martin Shkreli, the 34 year-old who gained notoriety for raising the price of a potentially life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, was found guilty of securities fraud today, Friday, August 4, 2017. Interestingly, the three charges relate to defrauding investors in two hedge funds and in Retrophin Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX), a pharmaceutical company he co-founded. Click to read more of this story.

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Dow 22,000? Trump’s Stock Market Tweet

This article covers President Trump’s stock market tweet from this morning and offers a counterargument to the Washington Post claims that the stock market’s performance is unrelated to Trump and Washington. In a Washington Post article published this afternoon, Alex Schiffer argued stock market returns are not attributable to President Trump. Click to read more of this news story.

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Wells Fargo Lawsuit Analysis: Unauthorized Auto Insurance Charges

A new class action lawsuit alleges Wells Fargo of racketeering and fraud. This follows the bank’s admittance of charging several hundred thousand borrowers for auto insurance they did not ask for or need. This lawsuit, led by Paul Hancock (34 year-old marketing consultant in Indianapolis), seeks much higher reparations than full refunds for customers. Under federal racketeering laws, the monetary damage amounts could triple. Click to read more.

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Baidu Q2 Earnings Report: Analysis & Stock Rating

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) reported its second quarter earnings today, and it handily beat analyst expectations of net income with revenue meeting expectations. The company reported adjusted Q2 EPS of $2.36, up roughly 143% year-over-year from 2016 Q2 EPS of .97 on revenue of $2.7 billion. Click to read the rest of the Q2 earnings report and to see our rating on BIDU stock.

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eBay Inc. (EBAY) Stock: Q2 Earnings Report & Fundamental Analysis

On Friday, July 21, 2017, Ebay Inc. filed its second quarter earnings report with the SEC. For the three months ended June 30th, 2017, Ebay reported $2.32 billion in net revenues, up from $2.23 billion from the same quarter last year. This article includes: analysis of Ebay stock, recent Q2 earnings report, a new accounting for revenue recognition, fundamentals/technicals, and an Ebay stock rating.

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Google Earnings: Analysis of Q2 Performance & Alphabet Stock

Alphabet (GOOG) Google’s parent company, reported earnings after the market close today, July 24, 2017. According to data compiled from Bloomberg, Wall Street analysts were expecting GAAP EPS of $4.46 per share on revenue of $20.9 billion. Click to see our analysis, view Google’s earnings report, and see how the stock is moving after-hours from Google’s second quarter earnings.

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Qualcomm Q3 Earnings & Apple Dispute: QCOM Analysis

This article analyzes Qualcomm stock in the context of the company’s most recent earnings report and legal dispute with Apple and other smartphone contractors. For the third quarter ending June 25, 2017, Qualcomm (QCOM) handily exceeded analyst expectations despite its continued legal concerns with smartphone manufacturers and other contractors involved in the smartphone supply chain. Click to read more.

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