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Market Update

Nasdaq Nears 15-Year Peak as Techs Power the Latest Surge
Mar 02, 2:05 PM ET 
Market indexes advanced after deals dominated headlines. HP agreed to acquire Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion and Boston Scientific offered to pay $1.6 billion to buy urology business from Endo International. Tech heavy Nasdaq is set to retest the peak it reached fifteen years ago.
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Endo Sells Urology Unit to Boston Scientific, HP to Buy Aruba
Mar 02, 12:44 PM ET 
Ambac Financial net surged but revenues declined 60%. Boston Scientific agreed to acquire AMS urology business from Endo Intl for $1.6 billion. Endo Intl net loss narrowed after revenues soared 37%. EV Energy net swung to profit. Sothebys net plummeted 18%.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: Boston Scientific, Endo Intl, Howard Hughes, HP, Sothebys
Mar 02, 12:45 PM ET 
Ambac Financial net surged but revenues declined 60%. Boston Scientific agreed to acquire AMS urology bus...
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U.S. Movers: Autodesk, Barnes & Noble, CST Brands, Icahn Entp, J C Penney
Feb 27, 12:09 PM ET 
Autodesk net tumbled 79% but revenues soared 13%. Barnes & Noble plans to spin off the college bookstore ...
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U.S. Movers: AES, Avago, Chico's, Harsco, HP, Kohl's, Salesforce, Sears
Feb 26, 12:47 PM ET 
AES net swung to profit after revenues climbed 9%. Avago revenues and net surged and agreed to acquire Em...
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U.S. Movers: BroadSoft, Campbell Soup, Chesapeake Energy, Lowe's, TJX, Target
Feb 25, 10:52 AM ET 
BroadSoft surged after revenues and net climbed. Campbell Soup net tumbled 36%. Chesapeake Energy swung t...
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U.S. Movers: 3M, Comcast, Domino's, Express Scripts, Home Depot, Macy's
U.S. Movers: Bristol-Myers, Cooper Tire, DISH Network, Valeant Pharma
U.S. Movers: Echostar, Deere & Co, Intuit, Marvell Technology, Nordstrom
U.S. Movers: Ball Corp, DIRECTV, Discovery Communications, Priceline, Wal-Mart
U.S. Movers: Actavis, Duke Energy, Fossil, Hilton, Hyatt, Virgin America
U.S. Movers: Agios Pharma, Eros, Genuine Parts, Medtronic, Waste Management
Mutual funds Q&A

Balance Sheet Wonders in Mid Caps
Wells Fargo Advantage Special Mid Cap Value Fund
Jim Tringas , Bryant VanCronkhite
“The biggest inefficiency, as we see it, is how other investors ignore the balance sheet. Most investors ...

Selecting Mid Cap Growers by Numbers
Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund
Brian E. Peery
“The philosophy for this fund is to seek out mid-cap growth stocks that are reasonably priced by employin...

Non-Correlated and Alternative
IRON Strategic Income Fund
Aaron Izenstark
“We believe that adjusting exposure through time in different credit markets, using different hedging tec...
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...
Wells Fargo Advantage Special Mid Cap Value Fund
Jim Tringas
“The biggest inefficiency, as we see it, is how other investors ignore the balance sheet. Most investors are heavily focused on the income statement and rely on a backward-looking financial statement to extrapolate forward future results and value companies based on that.”
Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund
Brian E. Peery
“The philosophy for this fund is to seek out mid-cap growth stocks that are reasonably priced by employing a consistent and repeatable investment approach.”
IRON Strategic Income Fund
Aaron Izenstark
“We believe that adjusting exposure through time in different credit markets, using different hedging techniques, and focusing on the long-term return of non-correlated returns to one of the major asset classes in your portfolio is the only way to increase diversification and decrease volatility in your portfolio.”
LK Balanced Fund
Thomas J. Sudyka
“We’re not buy and hold forever; we buy and hold until there is a better alternative.”
Schroder International Alpha Fund
Simon Webber
“We believe that we can deliver sustainable and consistent outperformance by keeping a focus on fundamentals and most importantly on the long term sustainable growth of companies. That means you need patience, you need conviction in the work that you do in companies.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
Personal Income and Outlays 2015-03-02 8:30 AM
Construction Spending 2015-03-02 10:00 AM
ISM Mfg Index 2015-03-02 10:00 AM
Gross Domestic Product [GDP] 2015-02-27 8:30 AM
Consumer Price Index 2015-02-26 8:30 AM
Durable Goods Orders 2015-02-26 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