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Market Update

U.S. Indexes Rebound, VW Surpasses Toyota as Top Automaker
Jul 28, 2:08 PM ET 
U.S. market indexes staged a slight rebound but commodities prices continue to test new lows and European markets lacked directions. Sell-off in China intensified in smaller exchanges. Volkswagen surpassed Toyota as the world’s largest automaker.
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Honeywell in $5.1 B Deal with Melrose; Du Pont, Ecolab, Merck, Pfizer Net Drop
Jul 28, 12:28 PM ET 
Honeywell agreed to acquire the Elster unit of Melrose Ind for $5.1 billion. Ford net surged 44%. Du Pont sales and net declined. Ecolab net fell. Ingersoll-Rand net tumbled 74%. Merck net plummeted 66%. Pfizer profit plunged 10%. United Parcel Service net soared 171%.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: Ford, Du Pont, Ecolab, Honeywell, Ingersoll-Rand, Merck, Pfizer
Jul 28, 12:29 PM ET 
Honeywell agreed to acquire the Elster unit of Melrose Ind for $5.1 billion. Ford net surged 44%. Du Pont...
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U.S. Movers: Teva, McGraw, Biogen, Johnson Controls, Norfolk, Roper, RPM Intl
Jul 27, 1:20 PM ET 
Teva agreed to acquire Allergan for $40.5 billion and withdrew its proposal to acquire Mylan. McGraw agre...
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U.S. Movers: Anthem, Amazon, AT&T, Cigna, Caterpillar, Moody's, Rockwell, Visa
Jul 24, 12:52 PM ET 
Anthem agreed to acquire rival Cigna for $54.2 billion. Amazon net swung to profit on 20% increase in rev...
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U.S. Movers: 3M, ABB, Comcast, Dow Chemical, Eli Lilly, GM, Qualcomm
Jul 23, 1:02 PM ET 
3M net rose 2% but revenues declined 5%. ABB net and revenues plunged. American Express net fell 5%. Bost...
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U.S. Movers: Abbott, Apple, Boeing, Illinois Tool, Microsoft, Whirlpool, Yahoo
U.S. Movers: IBM, BNY, Baker Hughes, Harley-Davidson, Prologis, Verizon
U.S. Movers: Morgan Stanley, Lockheed Martin, Hasbro, Halliburton, Lennox
U.S. Movers: Comerica, Domino's, GE, Google, Honeywell, J B Hunt, Grainger
U.S. Movers: BB&T, Citi, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Netflix
U.S. Movers: Bank of America, BlackRock, Celgene, Delta, Yum Brands
Mutual funds Q&A

Relative Value with Focus on Risk and Reward
Invesco Growth and Income Fund
Thomas Bastian
“Our investment process was developed over the past 25 years, is predicated on getting risk/reward in our...

Four Pillars
GuideStone Value Equity Fund
Ron Dugan
“Our goal is to put together a collection of subadvisors across the U.S. value equity market that trade b...

Out of Favor but Not Out of Style
Becker Value Equity Fund
Mike McGarr
“We are looking for companies that are out of favor for transitory reasons, perhaps related to a current ...
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...
Invesco Growth and Income Fund
Thomas Bastian
“Our investment process was developed over the past 25 years, is predicated on getting risk/reward in our favor, and has proven durable through a number of cycles. We believe our long-term performance is reflective of this proven process and experienced team.”
GuideStone Value Equity Fund
Ron Dugan
“Our goal is to put together a collection of subadvisors across the U.S. value equity market that trade below their discounted intrinsic value, yet generate dividend yield similar to the value universe average and consistently have a better earnings growth profile than the typical value stock.”
Becker Value Equity Fund
Mike McGarr
“We are looking for companies that are out of favor for transitory reasons, perhaps related to a current economic cycle, or a product cycle, where we are convinced that the reason for the undervaluation, why it is out of favor with most investors, will pass.”
BMO Alternative Strategies Fund
Lowell Yura
“We look to deliver a meaningful return beyond that generated by cash. More importantly, we want to be less reliant on broad market movements to achieve that return.”
SunAmerica Focused Dividend Strategy Portfolio
Timothy Pettee
“We are talking about systematic rules in managing a focused portfolio, with limited trading, which are not unknown concepts in the investing world. They sound simplistic but we combine these rules and follow on a disciplined basis.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
FOMC Meeting Begins 2015-07-28 Before the Open
Durable Goods Orders 2015-07-27 8:30 AM
New Home Sales 2015-07-24 10:00 AM
Jobless Claims 2015-07-23 8:30 AM
Existing Home Sales 2015-07-22 10:00 AM
EIA Petroleum Status Report 2015-07-22 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