Panera Bread is under pressure following earnings, beating on the bottom line, coming in line on the top, guiding down Q4 and not providing guidance for 20145.
IBM and Twitter announced a new partnership that will integrate Twitter’s data into IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms and consulting services.
Industrial companies have started to reported some impressive earnings this week, but are still down on the year.
There are several positions that catch our eye.
Action Alerts PLUS has been buying into it.
Energy stocks have suffered losses as the underlying commodity continues to slide, but there is a bright side to that with consumer-friendly prices at the pump.
General Motors stock is down 20% YTD, but Stephanie Link, Co-Portfolio Manager of Action Alerts Plus, says she likes it for a long-term, value trade because of the product cycle.
August Internet use and mobile data showed that Facebook continues to be strong.
Stephanie Link, Co-Portfolio Manager of Action Alerts Plus, says McDonald’s is the latest pick in her blog, LinkOnTheStreet, due to many fundamental factors, it is not a short-term trade.
The stock seems to have bottomed in the low $90s.