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Market Update

IBM 22nd Quarterly Decline in a Row; Morgan Stanley, U.S. Bancorp Net Jump
Oct 18, 12:48 PM EDT 
Assurant agreed to buy privately held Warranty Group for $2.5 billion. Abbott net swung to profit on strong medical device sales. IBM net declined for the 22nd quarter in a row. Morgan Stanley net soared. M&T Bank net missed the estimate. U.S. Bancorp net jumped on loan growth.
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Akzo Repeats Profit Warning, ASML Profit Surges 58%
Oct 18, 12:49 PM EDT 
Akzo Nobel reported lower-than-expected results and issued second profit warning. ASML profit surged on strong demand. Carrefour Brasil sales soared 8%. Haulotte said revenues in the nine-months jumped 8%.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: Assurant, Abbott, IBM, Morgan Stanley, M&T Bank, U.S. Bancorp
Oct 18, 12:49 PM EDT 
Assurant agreed to buy privately held Warranty Group for $2.5 billion. Abbott net swung to profit on stro...
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U.S. Movers: CSX, Comerica, Goldman Sachs, Grainger, J&J, UnitedHealth
Oct 17, 11:29 AM EDT 
CSX benefited from higher freight rates. Comerica net soared on higher net interest income. Goldman Sachs...
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U.S. Movers: Charles Schwab, Capstar Financial, Nordstrom, Ruby Tuesday
Oct 16, 11:11 AM EDT 
Charles Schwab net and revenues surged on a new retail brokerage accounts. Capstar Financial net more tha...
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U.S. Movers: BofA, Applied Optoelectronics, J B Hunt, PNC Fin, Wells Fargo
Oct 13, 12:31 PM EDT 
BofA reported stronger than expected results. PNC Financial net jumped 14%. Wells Fargo net tumbled 19% a...
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U.S. Movers: Coach, Citigroup, Domino's Pizza, JPMorgan, Lindsay
U.S. Movers: BlackRock, Barracuda, Delta Air Lines, Fastenal, JetBlue Airways
U.S. Movers: AIG, Barracuda, Express Scripts, Pfizer, Wal-Mart
U.S. Movers: GM, Honeywell, Healthcare Services, Radial, Skyline
U.S. Movers: Costco, Eros, Helen of Troy, Omega Protein, Village Super Market
U.S. Movers: Buckle, International Speedway, L Brands, Lamb Weston, Zumiez
Mutual funds Q&A

Sustainable Global Growth Themes
AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund
Daniel Roarty
“We use the United Nations’ sustainable development goals as the underlying framework, as we believe sust...

Disciplined in Global Selection
MainStay Epoch Global Choice Fund
William Booth
“The Epoch Core Model, a quantitative tool, ranks securities by focusing on free cash flow, earnings qual...

Quality, Price and Path to Success
Thornburg Global Opportunities Fund
Vinson Walden
“We are looking for three things, essentially, in a good investment. They are a high-quality business, a ...
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...
AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund
Daniel Roarty
“We use the United Nations’ sustainable development goals as the underlying framework, as we believe sustainable themes linked to those goals offer investors a powerful combination of long-term growth potential and favorable risk characteristics.”
MainStay Epoch Global Choice Fund
William Booth
“The Epoch Core Model, a quantitative tool, ranks securities by focusing on free cash flow, earnings quality, and metrics analyzing balance sheet strength. It’s an efficient and effective way to review an investable universe of over 10,000 securities.”
Thornburg Global Opportunities Fund
Vinson Walden
“We are looking for three things, essentially, in a good investment. They are a high-quality business, a low price, and a path to success; a path to success is a hypothesis about the future.”
Nuance Mid Cap Value Fund
Chad Baumler
“We aim to invest in what we believe to be leading businesses that are temporarily or transitorily underearning their long-term potential and because of that under-earnings display an attractive risk-reward ratio from a valuation perspective.”
Delaware Diversified Income Fund
Paul Grillo
“Our objective seeks maximum long-term total return, consistent with reasonable risk by utilizing a flexible portfolio with sufficient liquidity.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
Personal Income and Outlays 2017-09-29 8:30 AM
Gross Domestic Product [GDP] 2017-09-28 8:30 AM
International Trade in Goods 2017-09-28 8:30 AM
Jobless Claims 2017-09-28 8:30 AM
Durable Goods Orders 2017-09-27 8:30 AM
EIA Petroleum Status Report 2017-09-27 10:30 AM
Sources: Data collected by 123jump.com and Ticker.com from company press releases, filings and corporate websites. Market data: BATS Exchange. Inc