Revenue Upside In 2023 Appears Limited For Information Services Group (NASDAQ:III)

Phiromya Intawongpan A Quick Take On Information Services Group Information Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:III) reported its Q2 2023 financial results on August 3, 2023, beating both expected revenue and EPS estimates. The company provides digital transformation consulting and technology services worldwide. I previously wrote about ISG with a Buy outlook. Forward revenue growth expectations are…

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Red Violet, Inc. (RDVT) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Red Violet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDVT) Q2 2023 Earnings Conference Call August 7, 2023 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Camilo Ramirez – Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations Derek Dubner – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Dan MacLachlan – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Operator Good day ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Red Violet’s Second…

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Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA) Q2 2023 Earnings Conference Call August 7, 2023 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Matthew Murphy – Manager, IR Christopher Posner – President, CEO & Director Ryan Maynard – CFO Scott Terrillion – Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary Conference Call Participants Dennis Ding – Jefferies Annabel Samimy – Stifel,…

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DEM: This Decent-Yielding Fund Has Opted For The Right Emerging Markets

Pgiam/iStock via Getty Images ~ by Snehasish Chaudhuri, MBA (Finance). WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund ETF (NYSEARCA:DEM) is an emerging market exchange-traded fund, or ETF, that was launched on July 13, 2007, by WisdomTree Investments, Inc. The fund is co-managed by WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc. and Mellon Investments Corporation. It invests in high dividend…

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Bloom Energy: Outlook Could Prove Aggressive Following Disappointing Q2 Results (NYSE:BE)

Sundry Photography I have previously covered Bloom Energy Corporation (NYSE:BE), so investors should view this as an update to my earlier articles on the company. Last week, leading stationary power generation system provider Bloom Energy Corporation reported mediocre second quarter results, with revenues and earnings per share coming in below consensus expectations: Company Presentation While…

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BSTZ: A Solid Fund, But Timing Is A Question (NYSE:BSTZ)

Jonathan Kitchen Timing is everything. – Molly Sims. The BlackRock Science and Technology Term Trust (NYSE:BSTZ) commenced operations with a focus on equity securities issued by U.S. and non-U.S. science and technology companies across all market capitalization ranges. These companies are selected for their potential for rapid and sustainable growth, driven by the development, advancement,…

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The 1-Minute Market Report August 5, 2023

coffeekai/iStock via Getty Images Originally posted on August 5, 2023 In this week’s issue of the 1-Minute Market Report, I examine the asset classes, sectors, equity groups, ETFs, and stocks that led the market lower, and which market segments bucked the trend by moving up. By keeping an eye on the leaders and laggards, we…

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PayPal Launches Its Native Stablecoin PayPal USD (PYUSD)

PayPal assures its users that PYUSD is fully backed by USD, reserve with funds supporting the stablecoin, while addressing concerns about issuing unbacked tokens. The payment giant is stepping into the crypto market with the introduction of its native stablecoin PayPal USD (PYUSD). The crypto which was announced in January has finally been launched. Stablecoins…

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XLI: Industrial Fundamentals Look Great And It’s Time To Buy (NYSEARCA:XLI)

yucelyilmaz Investment Thesis Picking one sector to outperform is challenging. However, large-cap Industrial stocks, represented by the Industrial Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLI), look promising on paper, offering a relatively attractive 22.42x forward earnings valuation and 11.20% estimated earnings per share growth. In addition, XLI constituents delivered a solid earnings surprise this quarter, led by…

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Wall Street Lunch: Office Ordeals

zoranm Listen below or on the go on Apple Podcasts and Spotify HSBC plans to move its global HQ to a smaller space as office real estate continues to struggle. (0:15) Nearly half of Americans would try weight loss pills. (2:52) Morgan Stanley shakes up its dividend stock poftfolio. (4:20) This is an abridged transcript…

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Amgen Is Back! (NASDAQ:AMGN) | Seeking Alpha

Grand Warszawski Introduction Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) is back. After writing an article titled Amgen: A Healthcare Bargain With A 4% Yield in June, the stock has added 11%, beating the S&P 500 by roughly 9%. While that’s good news, it’s not the reason I’m writing this article. What is even more significant is that this rally…

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Bruker’s Q2 2023 Triumph: Dominates Scientific Instrument Market Again (NASDAQ:BRKR)

Zorica Nastasic/E+ via Getty Images On August 3, 2023, Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ:BRKR), one of the leaders in the scientific instrument market, published its financial report for the second quarter of 2023. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of high-performance equipment, including for such areas as pharmaceuticals, life sciences research, and materials science research….

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Sage Therapeutics’ Zuranolone Is A Lost Cause In Depression Market (NASDAQ:SAGE)

bymuratdeniz Introduction Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SAGE) is a biopharmaceutical company with a specialization in brain health medications. They focus on treating disorders such as depression, neurology, and neuropsychiatry by targeting the central nervous system’s GABA and NMDA receptor systems. With products like Zulresso (intravenous brexanolone) for postpartum depression, Sage continues to advance in the field by…

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Crypto Scammers Hiding Beneath Mask of NFT Developers

Crypto scammers are trapping gullible investors by creating replica websites and social media accounts of real-life projects. Later they ask the users to connect their wallets, and siphon off the funds. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has recently raised caution about cybercriminals pretending to be real NFT developers and later stealing cryptocurrencies and…

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SoftBank Group May See Profit after Vision Fund Lost $48B

Analysts expect that the Vision Fund investment arm of SoftBank Group turned a profit and might announce as much in its upcoming report. SoftBank Group’s Vision Fund may finally turn a profit after multiple losses due to the current boom surrounding artificial intelligence (AI). After five quarters where the Japanese giant recorded losses, Vision Fund’s…

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Builders FirstSource: Ideally Positioned To Benefit From U.S. Housing Shortage (NYSE:BLDR)

halbergman Company Presentation Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Builders FirstSource (NYSE:BLDR) is a leading supplier of building materials and construction services in the United States. BLDR operates a network of distribution centers and manufacturing facilities across the country, serving customers in the residential construction, remodeling, and commercial construction markets. The firm operates…

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Hua Hong Shares Up 13% Following Public Debut

Hua Hong’s triumphant market debut stands as a resounding testament to China’s unyielding commitment to attaining self-reliance in the chip and semiconductor industry.  The Chinese semiconductor landscape has witnessed a momentous event as shares of Hua Hong Semiconductor Ltd (HKG: 1347) experienced an exhilarating 13% surge during its public market debut on the Shanghai Stock…

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Cincinnati Financial: Robust Quarterly Performance Driven By Investment Gain (NASDAQ:CINF)

MicroStockHub Executive Summary Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) recently released its quarterly results, showing an impressive turnaround in net income from a $818 million loss in the previous year to a profit of $534 million. Year-to-date post-tax profit also rose significantly by $1.8 billion to reach $759 million, mainly due to unrealized equity gains, in contrast to…

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Dollar Comes Back Bid | Seeking Alpha

mirza kadic Overview The US dollar is recovering today after it was sold following the jobs report before the weekend. It is enjoying a firmer bias against nearly all the G10 currencies. The dollar bloc is faring best, while the Scandis are off close to 0.5%. Most emerging market currencies are also softer, with only…

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Crypto-focused Companies Report Profit in Q2 2023 amid Crypto Market Rally

Though subdued, it was a positive all-round performance for the crypto market in Q2 2023. Following a minor crypto market rally, several crypto-focused companies have recorded an increase in revenue. MicroStrategy, Coinbase, Coinshares, Block, and Robinhood all posted record profits in Q2 2023 despite the general macroeconomic downturn. MicroStrategy Invests in More Bitcoin to Beat…

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EOG Resources: Another Strong Production Quarter

grandriver/iStock via Getty Images Part I – Introduction Houston-based EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) released its second quarter 2023 results on August 3, 2023. Important note: This article updates my preceding article, published on July 11, 2023. I have followed EOG on Seeking Alpha since 2016. EOG Resources produces from five Premium Basins and is a…

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Generation Bio: Novel But Preclinical, Interesting But Without Data (NASDAQ:GBIO)

byakkaya Generation Bio (NASDAQ:GBIO) says it is a global leader in non-viral DNA therapeutics. Their goal is to “deliver lifelong, titratable gain of function genetic medicines on a disruptive global scale.” The company has 3 core technologies, described in their 10-K as follows: Our non-viral genetic medicine platform is comprised of three essential component technologies:…

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