Earnings season can be hard for traders as they try to game who will beat or miss Wall Street estimates. But one company is making it look easy. Business communications company LogMeIn has reported earnings per share higher than the consensus Wall Street estimate every quarter for the last 8 years, according to research firm
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Negotiating a job offer can be daunting. It may also be worth it. The majority of employers (52 percent) typically offer candidates salaries below what they’re willing to ultimately pay so there’s room to negotiate, according to CareerBuilder’s latest survey, which polled more than 4,600 full-time employers and 3,450 U.S. workers between May and September.
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Ford beat Wall Street expectations Thursday, driven in large part by cost reductions and strong sales in North America. The company said it has been cost cutting across several departments. Costs were also comparably lower this quarter because Ford suffered a massive recall of its vehicles this time last year. Last year Ford had to
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China’s Ministry of Finance has already attracted over $10 billion in orders, including interest from joint bookrunners, for its proposed $2 billion sovereign U.S. dollar bonds offering launched this morning. A five-year tranche is indicated at Treasuries plus 30bp-40bp and a 10-year tranche is shown at Treasuries plus 40bp-50bp. The offering, China’s first in U.S.
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Buffalo Wild Wings shares were halted briefly before soaring more than 20 percent after hours. The company’s third quarter earnings beat earnings estimates by analysts who were surveyed by Thomson Reuters. The restaurant chain also raised its earnings forecast for the year. Amgen‘s stock fell more
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Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings jumped more than 16 percent in after-hours trading after the company posted higher-than-expected earnings for the third quarter. The restaurant chain also raised its earnings forecast for the year. It now expects 2017 EPS to be $4.85 to $5.15, compared with estimates of $4.41 a share. Buffalo Wild Wings posted
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Investors should examine their portfolios closely for gains, particularly with the S&P 500 on a record streak. That includes taxable investments such as mutual or index funds, according to Michael Krol, head of wealth advisors, planning and business development at Waldron Private Wealth, a wealth management firm in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. “What happens is everybody is
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A key question is how much money will adequately fund a special needs trust. The answer depends on factors such as the nature of the disability and level of care required. It could range from tens of thousands of dollars to millions. Financial planners who specialize in special needs can help a family consider the
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There are fewer listed companies in the United States today than there were in 1976, despite the fact that the country’s gross domestic product is three times larger now than it was then. Take that in for a moment. With the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes each kicking off the fourth quarter at
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Visa beat Wall Street’s quarterly profit expectations on Wednesday as more people made payments using its world-wide network and it benefited from the acquisition of Visa Europe. The world’s largest payments network operator has beaten analysts’ earnings estimates over the past two years as consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic
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