Barnes & Noble Q1 Earnings Report FY18 (NYSE:BKS)

Today, the market is reacting negatively to the Barnes & Noble Q1 earnings report (NYSE:BKS) for fiscal year 2018. The first quarter earnings call and report saw the bookseller miss expectations. In pre-market trading, BKS stock tumbled over 20%. Is Amazon to blame for the BKS miss? Click to read our analysis and find the full earnings report and call.

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Hewlett Packard Q3 Earnings Release (NYSE:HPE)

On September 5, 2017, Hewlett Packard Q3 earnings will be released. In this article, we outline what shareholders should expect from Hewlett Packard’s (NYSE:HPE) third quarter report. We discuss analyst expectations, the company’s full year guidance, and HPE’s recent spinoff-merger of its software business. Also, be sure to check back for an update and the live earnings conference call.

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Wells Fargo Fake Accounts Rise to 3.5 Million (NYSE:WFC)

The Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal took a turn for the worst earlier today. This morning, Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) announced a 67% increase in the estimated number of unauthorized accounts for customers. Initially, the bank’s estimation of the number of fake accounts was 2.1 million. Click to read about the recent updates to the Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal and see how the market and public figures are reacting.

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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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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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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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Returns or Reforms? Taking Stock Of Pakistan’s MSCI Upgrade

MSCI, the world’s leading financial index developer, recently upgraded Pakistan to emerging market status in response to strengthening business conditions and financial market infrastructure. After an initial cheer, the Karachi Stock Exchange 100 index exhibited record investor outflows. What gives? Click to read this article for additional analysis.

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SEC Files Fraud Charges Against Renwick Haddow of Bitcoin Store Inc.

The SEC has filed fraud charges against Renwick Haddow, the founder of Bitcoin Store Inc. and Bar Works Inc. This article analyzes how Mr. Haddow allegedly fabricated information about these two companies to prospective investors and then seemingly misappropriated a portion of the funds to offshore, private bank accounts. Click to read the full press release.

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