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Upcoming Earnings: Industrial Conglomerate GE Reports Friday Morning

Industrial conglomerate General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) is scheduled to report earnings before market open on Friday, Apr. 20.

CEO John Flannery has faced plenty of challenges since he took over in August 2017, working to streamline the massive company and improve transparency. In recent quarters, GE’s issues have been numerous and well publicized.

In the time that Flannery....More>>>

Back To The Future

“For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.” – Christopher Columbus

“If you’re not first, you’re last.” – Ricky Bobby

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It Has Always Been About Trust

The Punched Card Tabulator – Source: IBM

IBM (IBM) has....More>>>

Brookdale Senior Living: Are Its Thematic Tailwinds Enough To Earn A Buy Rating?

The following article is an excerpt from Tematica Investing, our cornerstone research publication.

One of the great things about thematic investing is there is no shortage of confirming data points to be had in our daily lives. For example, with our Connected Society investing theme, we see more people getting more boxes delivered by United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) from Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)....More>>>

Stocks Ignore Trump’s Tariff Talk

Stocks blitzed higher on Monday, setting aside concerns about President Trump’s aggressive trade protectionism efforts. The catalyst seems to have been headlines that GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan urged Trump to not advance his trade tariff plan and that Congress could take action to thwart what looks like the opening salvo of a global trade war.

Trump didn’t back down, however,....More>>>

Walmart and Sears Get Lowest Customer Satisfaction Ratings

The recently published 2017 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for retail stores and websites shows that customer satisfaction is down slightly overall from a record high posted in 2016. The retail sector slipped 0.3% overall from an index score of 78.4 to 78.1.

Department stores and specialty retailers lost the most ground, likely due to continuing satisfaction from shopping online.....More>>>