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Radisys: Time To Buy? [0.14]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 4:26 p.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

All it needs is to climb back to its 52-week high. They recently stepped away from that promotion, so that data center capacity needs to be re-purposed (or utilized via paid cloud backup subscriptions).

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is slated to launch its high-end Threadripper desktop CPUs in early August, and early indications are that it will be a nightmare for Intel (INTC) and a boon for AMD. I expect these offerings to present an attractive alternative to Intel's high-end desktop offerings, which should contribute to overall margin improvement at AMD.

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Clementia Pharma Enters the Market With a Bang [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 4:15 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CMTA) entered the market with a bang.

Clementia is developing palovarotene for the treatment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) and multiple osteochondroma (MO) and has one Phase 3 trial and one Phase 2/3 trial, for two separate indications, planned to commence in 2017 with data read-outs planned in 2019 and 2020.

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Boyar Research has profiled Liberty Interactive/QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) a number of times over the past several years in Asset Analysis Focus, our firm’s flagship independent equity research publication. Boyar's Intrinsic Value Research LLC its officers, directors and employees may at times have a position in any security mentioned herein.

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For some time Apple (AAPL) had the weight of being susceptible to downward pressure because its heavy reliance on its iPhone to carry the performance of the company. Asia was particularly good for the iPad, with Japan and China having over 50 percent of iPads sold being to first time iPad customers.

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The stance is exactly where it should be: RBI [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 4:07 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

After the Reserve bank of India’s (RBI’s) decision to reduce the by 25 basis points, Governor and senior colleagues spoke to the media on the Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC's) decision to maintain a neutral stance, the need for better transmission and other key issues.

There has been a liquidity overhang in the banking system for quite some time.

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The shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) are basically flat over the past twelve months (up about 2%), which presents potential investors a golden opportunity in my view. From here, we see the shares rising to $87.00 over the next three months.

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Qatar Airways said on Wednesday it was backing out of its proposed investment in American Airlines, an abrupt reversal of its plans to take a big stake in the carrier.

Qatar said its decision to cancel the deal was made after taking into account American’s latest “public disclosure.” Based on that information, the airline said buying into American “no longer meets our objectives,” but it promised to continue seeking investment opportunities in the United States.

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Power supplier The Southern Company SO reported second-quarter 2017 earnings per share (excluding certain one-time items) of 73 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 71 cents.

The power supplier's operations and maintenance cost increased 18.3% to $1,301 million, while the utility's total operating expense for the period - at $7,024 million - was up 114.5% from the prior-year level.

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ALLETE, Inc. ALE reported second-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings of 72 cents per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 57 cents by 26.3%. Further, the timing of the recognition of a conservation improvement program financial incentive following the approval Minnesota Public Utilities Commission provided more impetus.In second-quarter 2017, ALLETE's total revenues of $353.3 million beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $318 million by 11.1%.

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Genworth Financial, Inc. GNW reported second-quarter 2017 net operating income of 30 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 22 cents per share by 36.4%.

Total revenue of Genworth Financial declined 3.8% year over year to $2.12 billion.

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Regency Centers Corporation REG is slated to report second-quarter 2017 results on Aug 3, after the market closes .

Regency specializes in building a premium portfolio of grocery-anchored shopping centers and neighborhood centers.

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Unisys Corporation UIS reported second-quarter 2017 GAAP loss of $42 million or loss of 83 cents per share against net income of $21.6 million or 36 cents per share in the year-earlier quarter.

As of Jun 30, 2017, Unisys had $571.1 million in cash and cash equivalents with long-term debt of $629.8 million.

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The Q2 earnings season has so far seen releases from 41.9% of the consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 cohort. According to the latest Earnings Preview , 53.8% of the companies in the Consumer Staples sector have surpassed earnings and 61.5% have beat revenue expectations.

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Streets under water after heavy rain [-0.10]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

Flooding did not stop drivers who continued to drive, leaving some stranded.

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Listen along.

Readers should review my notes on 1Q17 results before proceeding.

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The real estate market has generally been favorable in recent years, and real estate investment trusts like Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE: GPT) have sought to tap into strong demand for good properties. Sales centered on the office and retail bank branch real estate segment, and the company recorded net gains of $2 million on the sales.

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Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ: SIRI) hit its highest levels in more than a decade last week after posting strong quarterly results. Sirius XM has a few interesting nuggets to offer aside from the headline numbers.

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Investors came into Spirit Airlines ' (NASDAQ: SAVE) Q2 earnings report expecting an improved revenue picture that would help boost earnings for the remainder of 2017.

In spite of the large additional costs caused by the cancellations (adjusted operating expenses rose 25%) -- adjusted operating margin came in at a respectable 19.1%.

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