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In this regard, I still see potential value in Johnson & Johnson even at a price of $132. In this regard, should forecasts for the S&P 500 continue to remain bullish, then it is unlikely that we would see the dip that everyone is waiting for in Johnson & Johnson, at least in the short-term.

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway on Friday said second-quarter profit fell 15 percent, reflecting lower investment gains and a loss from insurance underwriting.

Buffett believes operating income is a better gauge of how Berkshire and its more than 90 businesses are doing than net income, which fluctuates more because it incorporates investment gains and losses.

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On July 27, Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) released their Q3 results, reporting EPS of $0.55 which was in line with estimates, and revenues of $5.66 billion, which missed estimates by $90 million.

Currently, Starbucks is trading in the mid-$50 range with a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.59, a forward P/E ratio of 23.19, and offers a dividend yield of 1.80% with a payout ratio of 47.80%.

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The Closer: End of Week Charts — 8/4/17 [0.19]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 9:30 p.m. by Bespoke Investment Goup @ [source]

Looking for deeper insight on global markets and economics? In tonight’s Closer sent to Bespoke clients, we recap weekly price action in major asset classes, update economic surprise index data for major economies, chart the weekly Commitment of Traders report from the CFTC, and provide our normal nightly update on ETF performance, volume and price movers, and the Bespoke Market Timing Model.

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AMD Is Oversold [0.14]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 9:18 p.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

There was an article of you before the ER that putted it at around 15$. I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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The Dow (+0.3%) cruised to its eighth-consecutive record close, finishing a tick above both the S&P 500 (+0.2%) and the Nasdaq (+0.2%).

According to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the stock market had yet another bullish week; the industrial average ended Friday at a record high, for the eighth session in a row, and a weekly gain of 1.2%.

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The Bespoke Report — 8/4/17 [-0.50]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 9:03 p.m. by Bespoke Investment Goup @ [source]

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Alphabet (GOOG) (GOOGL) reported very good Q2 results on July 24, with EPS of $5.01 beating estimates by $0.58 and revenues of $26.01 billion beating estimates by $410 million. Chiefly, the cause was the €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) fine that European Union antitrust legislators hit Alphabet with over violations of EU antitrust laws.

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Two years ago, Microsoft (MSFT) had several OEM partners for its Windows 10 Mobile OS platform. Qualcomm (QCOM) shareholders should not expect Microsoft to order Snapdragon processors for future Lumia or Surface smartphones.

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Retail and media company earnings, inflation data and Fed speakers will keep investors busy as markets head into the dog days of August.

What has been a solid earnings season will begin to wind down in the week ahead, but first Disney and News Corp report, as do retailers Macy's, Nordstrom, Kohl's and JCPenney.

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Bespoke Model Portfolio — 8/4/17 [-0.50]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 8:37 p.m. by Bespoke Investment Goup @ [source]

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It's a "reason to maybe keep an eye on this one," Najarian said. One of the world's leading advertising companies told CNBC on Friday it would double its spending on Snapchat this year.

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The product pipeline should increase revenue into 2017, and 2018 will prove be a new beginning for the company. The company has been penny pinching for several quarters now, has said that is aims to be profitable in 2017, and for the most part has streamlined its production process.

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The technology sector has not only grown to be the largest weight of any sector in the S&P 500 Index at over 22%, but the so-called mega-cap FAANG (Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX) and Alphabet/Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)) tech stocks seem to be gathering strength and competitive dominance as they grow in size. The growing wedge in favor of FAANGs paints a picture of massive disruption of traditional sectors, as more and more of the economy’s overall revenues and profits flow to these select few companies, further driving scale advantages.

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Wells Fargo shares fell Friday after a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed a new review of the bank's consumer sales scandal could reveal a "significant increase" in unauthorized accounts.

Wells Fargo said in the filing it expects legal costs could exceed what it has already set aside by $3.3 billion.

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With the stock trading at discount to 5 years average historical P/E, I believe that thecurrent stock price offers a compelling entry point.

The stock closed down 3% despite having underperformed in the previous weeks and I really believe that the market reaction makes no sense.

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Teva, Viacom Sink into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club [0.00]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 8:04 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

August 4, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 131 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by about 4 to 3.

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Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Push DJIA Higher Friday [0.01]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 8:01 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

August 4, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a better-than-expected report on non-farm employment. The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 4.3%.

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