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Schwab Sees Further Growth In Assets In January; Cut In Commissions Likely To Attract Greater Volumes

by Trefis Team
Charles Schwab  (NYSE:SCHW) saw a positive start to the year, with a marked improvement across most of its key metrics in January. Interest earning assets, which generate over 45% of the company’s revenues, continued their strong growth (~ ...
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What To Expect From Wal-Mart’s Q4 Results

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Wal-Mart  (NYSE:WMT) is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter results on Tuesday, February 21. The company posted mixed results in the third quarter, as its bottom line beat analyst expectations but revenues missed. The retail giant’s ne...
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Barrick Gold’s Q4 2016 Earnings Review: Higher Gold Prices And Success Of Cost Reduction Initiatives Drive Results

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Barrick Gold reported a significant improvement in its fourth quarter earnings, driven by higher gold prices and the favorable cost performance of its gold mining operations. Barrick’s Q4 2016 realized gold prices were boosted by the sha...
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PepsiCo Earnings Review: 53rd Week Boosts Overall Results For 2016

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Have more questions on PepsiCo? See the links below. The Year That Was: PepsiCo What’s Driving PepsiCo’s Growth This Year? PepsiCo Raises Its EPS Guidance For The Second Straight Quarter PepsiCo Raises Profit Guidance For ...
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Key Takeaways From Avon’s Q4 2016 Earnings

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Avon is progressing with its three-year Transformation Plan  at a better than expected pace and that helped the company in the revival of its 2016 financial performance. Though the company’s performance faltered in Q4, the year 2016 ended o...
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Here’s Why Amazon Launched A Business Communication Service

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Recently  Amazon  (NASDAQ:AMZN) launched “Chime,” a new video conferencing and business communication service which is built on the top of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The service will allow users to make VoIP calls, send video messages and host or...
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Tata Motors: Earnings Review

by Trefis Team
Have more questions on Tata Motors? See the links below. Tata Motors’s Q2 Results Were Marred By FX Revaluation And Hedging Losses Three Reasons Why Trefis Is Bullish On Tata Motors Tata Motors’ India Business Is Heading In ...
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What Was The Size of Custody Assets Managed By The 5 Largest Custodians At The End of 2016?

by Trefis Team
The 4 largest global custody banks held an estimated $100 trillion in assets under custody and administration (AUC/A) at the end of 2016. Notably, the four largest custody banks are all based in the U.S., with the largest non-U.S. custody bank &#...
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Newmont Mining’s Q4 2016 Earnings Preview: Higher Gold Prices To Translate Into Improved Earnings Results

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Newmont Mining will release its fourth quarter earnings results on February 21 and conduct a conference call with analysts the next day. We expect higher gold prices over the course of the fourth quarter to translate into higher earnings for Newm...
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How Have The Custody Asset Portfolios For The World’s Largest Custody Banks Changed In Recent Quarters?

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The global custody banking industry shrunk in size over the last quarter of 2016 despite steady growth in corporate mandates inked by custody banks for the period. This is primarily because of the reduction in value of debt securities held by the...
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Transocean’s 4Q’16 Earnings To Remain Weak As Contract Backlog And Dayrates Continue To Be Low

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Transocean (NYSE:RIG), the world’s largest offshore drilling service provider, had taken the investors by surprise in the third quarter of 2016 with an exceptional performance on the back of an anticipated recovery in commodity prices. Howe...
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MGM Q4’16 Earnings: Solid Results Backed By Domestic Operations

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MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) reported its Q4’16 earnings on Thursday, February 16th. The casino company’s strong run continued, driven by strength in its domestic casinos. New openings and acquisitions, including MGM National Harbor and ...
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Key Takeaways From CBS’ Q4 Earnings

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CBS Corporation  (NYSE:CBS) reported mixed fourth quarter results, as its earnings came ahead of analysts’ expectations but revenue missed. The company’s revenue declined 2% year-over-year (y-o-y) to $3.5 billion, primarily due to a d...
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NetApp Posts Top Line Growth From Strategic Product Line, Robust Outlook For Coming Quarter

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NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) announced its fiscal Q3 earnings on February 15, reporting a 1% increase in net revenues to $1.4 billion. Revenues were in line with the guidance provided by the company at the end of the previous quarter, while gross margins...
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Here’s How Alibaba Can Benefit From Its Partnership With Mattel

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Recently,  Alibaba  (NYSE:BABA) and Mattel entered into a strategic partnership which would allow the latter both to sell toys in China via Alibaba’s marketplace and to use its data and insights on the Chinese consumers to develop new toy product...
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