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Market Update

U.S. Economic Growth Estimate Lowered, Stocks Struggle
Feb 27, 9:51 AM ET 
U.S. stocks struggled to advance after economic growth in the final quarter was revised down to 2.2% from the previous estimate of 2.6%. For all of 2014, economic expansion accelerated to 2.4% from 2.2% in 2013. J.C. Penney plunged 6% on weaker outlook.
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Icahn and J C Penney Net Swing to Loss; Ross Stores Jumps
Feb 27, 12:08 PM ET 
Autodesk net tumbled 79% but revenues soared 13%. Barnes & Noble plans to spin off the college bookstore division. CST Brands net surged 177% while revenues declined 11%. Icahn Enterprises and J C Penney net swung to a loss. KBR net loss widened. Ross Stores profit climbed 14%.
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STOCK MOVERS

U.S. Movers: Autodesk, Barnes & Noble, CST Brands, Icahn Entp, J C Penney
Feb 27, 12:09 PM ET 
Autodesk net tumbled 79% but revenues soared 13%. Barnes & Noble plans to spin off the college bookstore ...
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U.S. Movers: AES, Avago, Chico's, Harsco, HP, Kohl's, Salesforce, Sears
Feb 26, 12:47 PM ET 
AES net swung to profit after revenues climbed 9%. Avago revenues and net surged and agreed to acquire Em...
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U.S. Movers: BroadSoft, Campbell Soup, Chesapeake Energy, Lowe's, TJX, Target
Feb 25, 10:52 AM ET 
BroadSoft surged after revenues and net climbed. Campbell Soup net tumbled 36%. Chesapeake Energy swung t...
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U.S. Movers: 3M, Comcast, Domino's, Express Scripts, Home Depot, Macy's
Feb 24, 12:45 PM ET 
3M agreed to acquire assets of Polypore Intl for $1 billion. American Tower net surged 69%. Comcast net e...
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U.S. Movers: Bristol-Myers, Cooper Tire, DISH Network, Valeant Pharma
U.S. Movers: Echostar, Deere & Co, Intuit, Marvell Technology, Nordstrom
U.S. Movers: Ball Corp, DIRECTV, Discovery Communications, Priceline, Wal-Mart
U.S. Movers: Actavis, Duke Energy, Fossil, Hilton, Hyatt, Virgin America
U.S. Movers: Agios Pharma, Eros, Genuine Parts, Medtronic, Waste Management
U.S. Movers: ArcelorMittal, AIG, Groupon, Smucker, Kraft Foods, VF Corp

EARNINGS CALLS TRANSCRIPTS

Apple Fiscal Third Quarter Earnings Call Highlights
Jul 30, 3:28 AM ET>
Apple Inc said third quarter revenues increased 23% to $35 billion and earnings jumped 21% to $8.8 billio...
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lululemon athletica First Quarter Earnings Call Highlight
Jun 13, 9:01 AM ET>
The expensive apparel retailer lululemon athletica said first quarter revenues rose 53% to $285.7 million...
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Dollar General Earnings Call Highlights
Lowe’s First Quarter Earnings Call Highlights
Home Depot First Quarter Earnings Call Highlights
Visa Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Call Highlights
MasterCard Inc First Quarter Earnings Call Highlights
Mutual funds Q&A

Selecting Mid Cap Growers by Numbers
Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund
Brian E. Peery
“The philosophy for this fund is to seek out mid-cap growth stocks that are reasonably priced by employin...

Non-Correlated and Alternative
IRON Strategic Income Fund
Aaron Izenstark
“We believe that adjusting exposure through time in different credit markets, using different hedging tec...

Balanced with Selectivity
LK Balanced Fund
Thomas J. Sudyka , Bruce H. Van Kooten
“We’re not buy and hold forever; we buy and hold until there is a better alternative.”
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...
Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund
Brian E. Peery
“The philosophy for this fund is to seek out mid-cap growth stocks that are reasonably priced by employing a consistent and repeatable investment approach.”
IRON Strategic Income Fund
Aaron Izenstark
“We believe that adjusting exposure through time in different credit markets, using different hedging techniques, and focusing on the long-term return of non-correlated returns to one of the major asset classes in your portfolio is the only way to increase diversification and decrease volatility in your portfolio.”
LK Balanced Fund
Thomas J. Sudyka
“We’re not buy and hold forever; we buy and hold until there is a better alternative.”
Schroder International Alpha Fund
Simon Webber
“We believe that we can deliver sustainable and consistent outperformance by keeping a focus on fundamentals and most importantly on the long term sustainable growth of companies. That means you need patience, you need conviction in the work that you do in companies.”
RSQ International Equity Fund
Rudolph-Riad Younes
“Our philosophy is to create value over time consistently. We like diversification, which we think lowers your risks and helps you be consistent over time. We have a bias towards companies or industries that are facing more structural tailwinds, so we look for those structural tailwinds, or we look for values that have a catalyst.”










EARNINGS CALENDAR

SYMBOL COMPANY NAME EARNNINGS AUDIO
ECONOMIC CALENDAR

INDUSTRY DATE TIME
Gross Domestic Product [GDP] 2015-02-27 8:30 AM
Consumer Price Index 2015-02-26 8:30 AM
Durable Goods Orders 2015-02-26 8:30 AM
Jobless Claims 2015-02-26 8:30 AM
New Home Sales 2015-02-25 10:00 AM
EIA Petroleum Status Report 2015-02-25 10:30 AM
Sources: Data collected by 123jump.com and Ticker.com from company press releases, filings and corporate websites. Market data: BATS Exchange. Inc