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Market Update

Cadence Bancrop Lowered Offer for State Bank, Mindbody Agreed to LBO Deal
Dec 24, 8:51 AM EST 
Cadence Bancrop lowered offer price to acquire State Bank Financial Corp. China-based HNA Technology is reported to be in talks to sell Ingram Micro. Mindbody agreed to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $1.9 billion.
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Anglo American Lifts Production Outlook, Euronext to Buy Oslo Exchange
Dec 24, 12:42 PM EST 
Anglo American lifted fiscal 2019 production forecast in Brazil after winning the regulatory approval for production expansion. Euronext intends to acquire Oslo stock exchange. Playtech declined after new Italian tax on gambling may reduce its fiscal operating profit.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: Cadence Bancrop, Ingram Micro, Mindbody
Dec 24, 8:52 AM EST 
Cadence Bancrop lowered offer price to acquire State Bank Financial Corp. China-based HNA Technology is r...
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U.S. Movers: CarMax, Cintas, Ennis, Nike, Zynga
Dec 21, 12:05 PM EST 
CarMax beats earnings estimates. Cintas reported strong results and lifted revenues growth forecast. Enni...
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U.S. Movers: Actuant, BlackBerry, Carnival, Conagra, Scholastic, Walgreens
Dec 20, 12:07 PM EST 
Accenture declined despite outsourcing services provider lifted fiscal outlook. BlackBerry net swung to p...
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U.S. Movers: FedEx, General Mills, Jabil Circuit, Micron Technology, Paychex
Dec 19, 12:05 PM EST 
FedEx lowered fiscal outlook despite strong results. General Mills reaffirmed fiscal forecast. Jabil Circ...
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U.S. Movers: Darden, Navistar, Oracle, Red Hat, Steel Dynamics, Worthington
U.S. Movers: Boeing, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Jack In The Box, WellCare Health
U.S. Movers:Pivotal Software, Photronics, Progressive, Scholastic,Vera Bradley
U.S. Movers: Fred's, KalVista Pharma, Lee Enterprises, Vince Holding
U.S. Movers: Ascena Retail, American Water Works, Casey's General, DSW, Synnex
U.S. Movers: Adobe, Costco, Ciena, Danaher, First Solar, United Rentals
Mutual funds Q&A

Innovation Analysts
DWS Capital Growth Fund
Sebastian Werner
“We consider ourselves not only portfolio managers, but also innovation analysts. That helps us build con...

Deep Value Opportunities in Natural Resources
Goehring & Rozencwajg Resources Fund
Adam Rozencwajg, Leigh Goehring
“The price of commodities relative to the stock market is at a 100-year low. We believe that today there ...

Rising Stars and Fallen Angels
Nationwide Bailard Technology & Science Fund
Matt Johnson, David Smith
“We believe that technology and science are structurally inefficient areas of the market, and we find wit...
MANAGEMENT TALK Q&A

Quality, Cash Flow and Relative Value for Income
Brant Houston, Gary Pzegeo
“Clients and investors were searching for more income and we felt that income was going to be a key compo...

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 ...
DWS Capital Growth Fund
Sebastian Werner
“We consider ourselves not only portfolio managers, but also innovation analysts. That helps us build conviction in the durability, magnitude and pace of change, while financial markets appear influenced by short-term flows.”
Goehring & Rozencwajg Resources Fund
Adam Rozencwajg, Leigh Goehring
“The price of commodities relative to the stock market is at a 100-year low. We believe that today there is a huge value opportunity in a market, where the exposure can be otherwise expensive.”
Nationwide Bailard Technology & Science Fund
Matt Johnson, David Smith
“We believe that technology and science are structurally inefficient areas of the market, and we find within the overall economy that more companies are disrupting a number of sectors by utilizing technology to create sustainable competitive advantages.”
Alger Health Sciences Fund
Teresa McRoberts
“We believe healthcare is driven by innovation, demand and government regulations. That makes it a very idiosyncratic group. We look for innovation and new products that can generate alpha, because a good new product can be extremely profitable for a long time.”
Wells Fargo Specialized Technology Fund
Walter Price
“We aim to capture the growth of the segment through the leader, because the leader tends to gain share over time both in consumer and enterprise technology. Even if the leader is priced with a premium to the second or the third company, we would pay more to capture that subsector growth.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
International Trade in Goods 2018-12-28 8:30 AM
Jobless Claims 2018-12-27 8:30 AM
New Home Sales 2018-12-27 10:00 AM
EIA Petroleum Status Report 2018-12-27 10:30 AM
Durable Goods Orders 2018-12-21 8:30 AM
Gross Domestic Product [GDP] 2018-12-21 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