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Market Update

Rebound in Copper and Commodities Lift BHP and Antofagasta
Aug 22, 11:16 AM ET 
Antofagasta quarterly performance surged on higher copper prices and sales volumes. BHP Billiton net swung to profit and plans to sell its U.S. shale operations. Provident Financial tumbled 71% after new profit warning. Zooplus net declined but revenues soared.
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Herbalife Soars on Stock Buyback Plan, Sempra Bids Higher for Oncor
Aug 21, 12:36 PM ET 
B&G Foods agreed to acquire Back to Nature Foods for $162.5 million. Herbalife launched self-tender offer to buy back up to $600 million of shares and negotiated standstill agreement with Icahn. Sempra Energy offers more for Oncor surpassing Berkshire bid.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: B&G Foods, Beyondspring, Herbalife, Sempra Energy
Aug 21, 12:37 PM ET 
B&G Foods agreed to acquire Back to Nature Foods for $162.5 million. Herbalife launched self-tender offer...
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U.S. Movers: Deere & Co, Estee Lauder, Gap, Hibbett Sports, Ross Stores
Aug 18, 12:26 PM ET 
Deere & Co net soared 31% on strong demand. Estee Lauder net more than doubled and lifted fiscal outlook....
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U.S. Movers: Buckle, Alibaba, Cato, Cisco, Stage Stores, Synopsys, Wal-Mart
Aug 17, 9:43 AM ET 
Buckle net plunged 26%. Alibaba profit and revenues soared. Bon-Ton net loss narrowed. The Cato net swung...
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U.S. Movers: Agilent, Jack Henry, Performance Food, Target, Urban Outfitters
Aug 16, 12:28 PM ET 
Agilent Technologies net surged 41%. Jack Henry & Associates net tumbled. MSG Networks beats expectations...
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U.S. Movers: Advance Auto Parts, Coach, Dicks Sporting, Home Depot, TJX
U.S. Movers: Andeavor Logistics, BlackRock, Sysco, Target, VF Corp
U.S. Movers: Acushnet, Enerplus, J C Penney, Nordstrom, NVIDIA, Snap
U.S. Movers: Blue Apron, Dillard's, Kohl's, Macy's, Perrigo, Vista Outdoor
U.S. Movers: Avnet, Cars.com, Echostar, Office Depot, Vantiv, Wolverine
U.S. Movers: CBS, CVS Health, Dean Foods, Gartner, Icahn Entp, Ralph Lauren
Mutual funds Q&A

A Patient Investor in Quality Mid Caps
T. Rowe Price Diversified Mid-Cap Growth Fund
Donald Easley
“Our firm has a bottom-up, fundamental focus. Building in this quality bias is important to our philosoph...

Principles Behind Consistency
Parnassus Mid Cap Fund
Matthew Gershuny
“Three decades ago, many were skeptical when we launched a responsible investment fund based on ESG, envi...

Investing with a Patient, Long-Term View
Ariel Fund
John W. Rogers, Jr.
“Even well-run companies tend to face difficult times, mostly due to market or business cycles, or variou...
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...
T. Rowe Price Diversified Mid-Cap Growth Fund
Donald Easley
“Our firm has a bottom-up, fundamental focus. Building in this quality bias is important to our philosophy.”
Parnassus Mid Cap Fund
Matthew Gershuny
“Three decades ago, many were skeptical when we launched a responsible investment fund based on ESG, environmental, social and governance criteria, one with the potential to deliver competitive returns.”
Ariel Fund
John W. Rogers, Jr.
“Even well-run companies tend to face difficult times, mostly due to market or business cycles, or various management challenges. We look for these great companies and buy them when they are out of favor.”
Wells Fargo C&B Mid Cap Value Fund
Michael Meyer
“Because of this fundamental perspective, we focus on understanding how businesses work, how they generate earnings and cash flows, their inherent risks, and whether management teams have a proven record of being good allocators of capital and doing what’s best for shareholders.”
Virtus KAR Mid-Cap Core Fund
Jon K. Christensen
“We invest in high-quality, mid-cap businesses with a sustainable competitive advantage so the companies can grow, protect, and nurture markets over long and multiple economic cycles.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
Jobless Claims 2017-08-17 8:30 AM
Industrial Production 2017-08-17 10:00 AM
Housing Starts 2017-08-16 8:30 AM
EIA Petroleum Status Report 2017-08-16 10:30 AM
FOMC Minutes 2017-08-16 2:00 PM
Retail Sales 2017-08-15 8:30 AM
Sources: Data collected by 123jump.com and Ticker.com from company press releases, filings and corporate websites. Market data: BATS Exchange. Inc