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Brittany Umar

Staff Reporter

Brittany joined TheStreet.com TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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Stocks Open Higher on Positive Earnings from J&J, Coca-Cola

By Brittany Umar

Johnson & Johnson reported first-quarter profit that rose 34% on demand for new drugs, while Coca-Cola reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on strong sales out of China.

10:15AM 04/15/14

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Amazon Reportedly Readying New Smartphone to Launch Later this Year

By Brittany Umar

Amazon is reportedly preparing to launch a smartphone according to a report from The Wall Street Journal over the weekend. Speaking with sources familiar with the project, the news site said an announcement could come as early as June with device shipments around September, just in time for the critical holiday shopping season. A report from tech site Re/Code supports the claims, noting that Amazon will likely release both a high-end model and cheaper unit for emerging markets.

03:03PM 04/14/14

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Amazon Said to be Readying a Smartphone for Holiday Debut

By Brittany Umar

Amazon is reportedly preparing to launch a smartphone according to a report from The Wall Street Journal over the weekend.

01:43PM 04/14/14

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Citigroup Surprises With Better-than-Expected Earnings and Revenue

By Brittany Umar

Shares of Citigroup are climbing on Monday after the bank reports first-quarter quarter earnings and revenue that handily beat analysts' estimates. Excluding items, Citigroup reported adjusted earnings of $1.30 a share on revenue of about $20.1 billion -- beating analysts' estimates of earnings of $1.14 a share on revenue of about $19.3 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. A narrower loss on its portfolio of troubled assets, Citi Holdings, contributed to the better-than-expected results.

12:56PM 04/14/14

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Citigroup Surges on Better-than-Expected Earnings Surprise

By Brittany Umar

Excluding items, Citigroup reported adjusted earnings of $1.30 a share on revenue of about $20.1 billion, beating analysts' estimates of earnings of $1.14 a share on revenue of about $19.3 billion.

12:35PM 04/14/14

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Stocks Open Higher on Citi Surprise, Surging Retail Sales

By Brittany Umar

Stocks opened higher open on Monday, buoyed by better-than-expected earnings from Citigroup, while retail sales jumped 1.1% in March, surpassing economists' expectations.

09:53AM 04/14/14

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Watch GE, Chipotle and IBM Reports to Gauge Economic Recovery

By Brittany Umar

RealMoney Pro contributor Chris Versace says on the economic front, he'll be watching retail sales, housing starts and industrial production.

10:00AM 04/12/14

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Google Finally Lets You Get Your Hands on Glass -- For One Day

By Brittany Umar

Google announced it will hold a one-day sale for Glass on April 15, marking the first time the wearable device will be available to anyone outside of the 10,000 developers, contest winners and those selected to try out the device, called Explorers. The Internet-connected eyewear will be available to U.S. residents through online order beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern time. It will be the same version of Glass that's used by Google's Explorers -- and will still have its price tag of $1,500.

02:54PM 04/11/14

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Get Your Hands on Google Glass During Next Week's One-Day Sale

By Brittany Umar

Google announced it will hold a one-day sale for Glass on April 15, marking the first time the wearable device will be available to anyone outside of the 10,000 developers, contest winners and those selected to try out the device, called Explorers.

02:43PM 04/11/14

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Gap Trips in March as Same-Store Sales Fall More than Expected

By Brittany Umar

Shares of Gap are sinking on Friday after the retailer reports worse-than-expected same-store sales for March. Gap announced after the close on Thursday that its comparable sales for March fell 6% -- worse than analysts' expectations for a drop of 4.7%, according to Thomson Reuters. Gap blamed the bad winter weather and the later occurrence of the Easter holiday in April this year, from March last year, as reasons for the weaker sales. Still, the company reaffirmed its full-year forecast.

12:48PM 04/11/14

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