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Market Update

Bayer Offers $62 B for Monsanto, GE to Invest $3 B in Saudi Arabia
May 23, 6:17 PM ET 
Ares Capital intends to acquire American Capital for $3.4 billion. GE agreed to invest $3 billion in Saudi Arabia with $2 billion in the same sectors after next year. General Atlantic agreed to buy majority stake in the oil price reporter Argus Media for $1.45 billion.
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Greece Approves Tax Reforms, Bayer Pursues Monsanto
May 23, 6:25 PM ET 
European stocks recorded losses in a volatile session Monday. Economic activity in the euro zone slowed down in May, according to a private survey. Bayer AG offered to buy the U.S. based Monsanto for $62 billion. Fiat Chrysler may be prohibited from selling cars in Germany due to emission rules.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: Buckle, Campbell, Deere, Gap, Hibbett Sports, Ross Stores
May 20, 10:25 AM ET 
Buckle profit and sales declined. Campbell Soup profit rose. Deere & Co net plunged 28%. Foot Locker net ...
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U.S. Movers: Brady, Cato, Cisco, Dicks Sporting, L Brands, Stage Stores, Toro
May 19, 7:38 AM ET 
Advance Auto Parts net jumped 7%. Brady net surged 22%. Cato lowered earnings outlook. Cisco net dropped ...
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U.S. Movers: Analog Devices, Booz Allen, Lowe's, Staples, Target
May 18, 2:45 AM ET 
Analog Devices net plunged 17% and revenues fell 5%. Booz Allen profit surged 51%. Lowe''s net surged 31%...
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U.S. Movers: Agilent, Children’s Place, Home Depot, Red Robin, TJX
May 17, 4:06 AM ET 
Agilent Technologies net and sales jumped. Children’s Place net rose 6% on 4% increase in revenues. Home ...
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U.S. Movers: Apple, Editas Medicine, Gannett, Pfizer, Nanosphere, Virtusa
U.S. Movers: Dillard's, J C Penney, Nordstrom, Luxoft, NVIDIA, Symantec
U.S. Movers: AerCap, CA, Jack in the Box, Kohl's, Prestige, Vista Outdoor
U.S. Movers: Aramark, Disney, Fossil, Macy's, Wendys
U.S. Movers: A. M. Castle, Echostar, MBIA, Dean Foods, Tesco
U.S. Movers: Charter Comm, Krispy Kreme, Freeport, HCP, Sothebys, Teva
Mutual funds Q&A

Multi-Strategy and Volatility Managed
Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund
Michelle Borré
“We invest long and short across asset classes seeking out opportunities the market may not have yet reco...

Seeking Growth in Small Caps
Hood River Small-Cap Growth Fund
David Swank
“Earnings estimates for small-cap companies have more errors in them, which creates an opportunity. We us...

Truly Ginnie Mae
Schwab GNMA Fund
Matthew Hastings
“We believe that we should treat our clients’ money as strategically and carefully as if it was our own. ...
MANAGEMENT TALK Q&A

Defined in Holdings and Time Periods
Rich Stewart
What we say in the UIT industry is that you know what you own because there’s transparency; you know exac...

Stratified Returns
It’s a simple methodology and what it does is it basically selects the top scoring 75% of the market and ...

Evolving the Alternative Landscape
Dick Pfister
We provide access and we monitor alternative investment managers. This provides comfort to the investment...
Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund
Michelle Borré
“We invest long and short across asset classes seeking out opportunities the market may not have yet recognized in order to deliver returns with low sensitivity and volatility relative to traditional markets, helping investors to achieve greater diversification in their own portfolios.”
Hood River Small-Cap Growth Fund
David Swank
“Earnings estimates for small-cap companies have more errors in them, which creates an opportunity. We use fundamental research to identify companies that are misunderstood and underappreciated by other investors.”
Schwab GNMA Fund
Matthew Hastings
“We believe that we should treat our clients’ money as strategically and carefully as if it was our own. Our goal is to meet our clients’ expectations even during the most challenging times, or through extreme and volatile markets, and we have lived through extremely volatile markets.”
American Century Government Bond Fund
Robert Gahagan
“We stay close to our benchmark’s duration and generate about 75% of the excess return by way of allocation and security selection.”
Northern Funds Core Bond Fund
Brad Camden
“When other asset classes suffer, the investment grade bond portion of the portfolio should always act as a stabilizer.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
New Home Sales 2016-05-24 10:00 AM
Existing Home Sales 2016-05-20 10:00 AM
Jobless Claims 2016-05-19 8:30 AM
EIA Petroleum Status Report 2016-05-18 10:30 AM
FOMC Minutes 2016-05-18 2:00 PM
Consumer Price Index 2016-05-17 8:30 AM
Sources: Data collected by 123jump.com and Ticker.com from company press releases, filings and corporate websites. Market data: BATS Exchange. Inc