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Once again, trade talks between the US and China will be closely monitored as reports are screened for a possible meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in late March. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will not be depreciated next week, with statements scheduled for the Senate Banking Committee meeting on February 26 and the House Commission on February 27 for half-yearly statements. The economic events that will follow next week include the launch of housing and consumer confidence on Feb. 26, followed by factory orders and international trade on February 27. the closure of the government, the report is a combination of the first and second editions of GDP, with only one subsequent review being set. Economists expect fourth-quarter GDP to reach + 2.4% on a slowdown of + 3.4% growth in the third quarter. Finally, there is a question of what to expect from Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ: KHC) and band. Large food companies had to be repaired in 201
Known Revenue Reports: Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY), Tenneco (NYSE: TEN) and Shake Shack (NYSE: SHAK) on February 25; Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), Macy's (NYSE: M), Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA), Pope John Internacional (NASDAQ: PZZA) ) and AutoZone (NYSE: AZO) on February 26; NYSE: FQ, NYSE: FQ, NYSE: BQNG, Lowe (NYSE: LOW), Best Buy (NYSE: BBQ) and Hewlett-Packard on February 27; NYSE: JDN, Splunk, Nasdaq: SPLK, NYSE: WDAY, NYSE: VMW, NYSE: JWN, ND: ; Foot Locker (NYSE: FL), Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PTLA) and Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO) on March 1. See Alpha's Profit Calendar for the full list of Reporters for Income.
IPO Activity: The expiration of the new Fortress Energy (NASDAQ: NFE) ends on February 25th. Kaleido Biosciences (KLDO) and Super League Gaming (SLGG) are expected to determine the prices of their public offerings on February 27th. DYHER (NYSE: DHR) to $ 0.18 from $ 0.16, Eaton Corp (NYSE: ETN) to $ 0.75 from $ 0.15 $ 0.66, Home Depot (HD) to $ 1.13 from $ 1.03, Linde (NYSE: LIN)) to $ 0.8625 from $ 0.825, Altria (NYSE: MO) to $ 0.85 from $ 0.80, TJX 0.21 from $ 0.195, Willis Towers (NASDAQ: WLTW) to $ 0.67 from $ 0.60, Amerisafe (NASDAQ: AMSF) to $ 0.23 from $ 0.22 Chico FAS to $ 0.0875 from $ 0.085, Carter (NYSE: CRI) to $ 0.49 from $ 0.45, Dick's Sporting (NYSE: DKS) to $ 0.2475 from $ 0.225, Havertys (NYSE: HVT) to $ 0.20 from $ 0.18, MGP Composition (NASDAQ: MGPI) $ 0.09 from $ 0.08, Maiden Holdings (NASDAQ: MHLD) to $ 0.03 from $ 0.05, Nabors (NYSE: NBR) to $ 0.01 from $ 0.06, Old Republic (NYSE: ORI) to $ 0.1975 from $ 0.195, Silgan : SLGN) to $ 0.11 from $ 0.10, EW Scripps (NASDAQ: SS P) to $ 0.55 from $ 0.05, Southwest Gas (NYSE: SWX) to $ 0.55 from $ 0.52, Taubman Centers (NYSE: TCO) to $ 0.685 from $ 0.655. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) expects to win a big prize at the academy on Sunday evening with the Roma who are perceived as the leading contender in the categories Best Film, Best Director and Best actress. Though this would be a great development for the Strimer, something more interesting is happening in Hollywood. Media tycoons like Barry Diller call the management of large studios in the middle of the Netflix crossing, just as Wall Street firms like Wedbush suggest the weather is appropriate for Apple's media acquisition (NASDAQ: AAPL). "We believe it's crystal clear now that to run a successful content streaming service, Apple needs to become aggressive in M & A and accelerate the company's services and eventually enable the company to better implement its installed base subscription service, "the analyst wrote. Dan Ives. Wedbush sees studio / content plays such as A24 Studio, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A), Viacom / CBS (NYSE: CBS), Sony Pictures (NYSE: SNE), MGM Studios and Netflix as the most reasonable bidders.  CAR Sales: Some automakers have planned to report February sales in the US on March 1. Edmonds expects sales to drop 2.2% Y / Y in the month to 1.271 million units. Fleet transactions are expected to account for 20% of all sales. "Record high interest rates and rising average transaction prices are what really puts pressure on the market and keeps car buyers so far in 2019," according to analyst Jeremy Assevedo. Edmunds is forecast by the automaker General Motors (NYSE: GM) -5.8% to 208K, Ford (NYSE: F) -0.8% to 192K, Toyota (NYSE: TM) -3.0% to 177K, Fiat Chrysler (NYSE: (NYSE: HMC) -1.4% to 114K, Nissan (OTCPK: NSANY) -12.9% to 113K, Hyundai / Kia (OTCPK: HYMLF) + 0.6% to 87K, Volkswagen (OTCPK: VWAGY) – 3.3% to 41K, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) 19,644,000 Units.
Analysts / Investor Meetings: JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM) will hold New York Investor Day on February 26 with presentations from Executive Director Jamie Deiman and members of the management team. JPM shares rose 8% since the beginning of the year. Avandgrid (NYSE: AGR) also has an investor day on February 26, while Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) has an event scheduled for February 27. Western Gas Partners (NYSE: WES) and Western Gas Equity Partners (NYSE: WGP) have to vote on the planned merger on February 27th. Shareholders of Sparton (NYSE: SPA) will vote on Cerberus's acquisition proposal on March 1. Shares of Sparton closed at $ 18.45 on Friday for $ 18.50. by Cerberus.
Watch the FDA: The Consultative Committee on Cancer Drugs was established for February on Selinexor NDA by Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ: KPTI). Karyopharm dropped 40% on Friday after Ad Com documents were published. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb testified at a meeting of the Subcommittee on Budget Committee on February 27 in a form that might have some meaning for Juul and Altria. Adamis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ADMP) is expected to be heard on March 1 if his NDA pre-filled syringe NDA for opiate overdose was accepted by the FDA for review.
Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference: The Huge TMT Meeting is held in San Francisco from February 26 to March 1. Companies are planning to present Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU), Avalara (NYSE: AVLR), Cinemark Holdings (NYSE: CNK), Fitbit (FIT), Gopro (NASDAQ: GPMN) ), TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP), Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), Snap (NYSE: SNAP), Viacom (NYSE: VIA), Nuance (NASDAQ: NUAN) ), Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ: LAMR), AT & T (NYSE: T), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR), Facebook, NASDAQ: CTSH), Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA), Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN), Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA), Crown NYSE: CCI, NASDAQ: AMD, Vonage, : NASDAQ: TWW), FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Interactive Take-Two software and Western Digital .
60 Minutes: Weekly news shows that the Chinese EV industry is a segment that includes NIO (NYSE: NIO). Nio shares rose 6.9% later on Friday than expected that EV manufacturers will be well profiled. Tesla (TSLA), which just delivered model 3 in China, is likely to be mentioned as well. Drug Data: Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT) hosted a conference call on Feb. 27 to discuss the results of the first 3 Phase I / IIa gene transfer study using MYO-101 for treatment of patients with limb muscular dystrophy, type 2E (beta-sarco-glycanopathy).  All civilian drones must be registered and tagged with an external identifier specified by the FAA. The new rules will be watched by GoPro (GPRO) and DJII Innovations (DJII).
Boxing: Universal & # 39; s How To Train The Dragon: The Hidden World is expected to bring $ 44 million on the opening weekend. The film is the first edition of DreamWorks Animation, as the animation studio was acquired in 2016 for $ 3.8B. The film is already in a strong international start
Barron's mention: Altria (MO) is identified as the most attractive of the stock of sin due to its strong dividend. Altria has generated a combined return of 19% over the past 30 years to lead the S & P 500 with eight points. WellCare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) are perceived as a long-term income history, thanks to its impressive experience in organic development, mergers and acquisitions. There is also a case for NextEra Energy [NEE] and Duke Energy [DUK]both of which are perceived as well-positioned to benefit from switching to renewable energy. What to do with Nvidia (NVDA)? "The state of Nvidia depends on the PC graphics card business, which has generated the bulk of the company's sales and profits over the years," notes Tae Kim. "The growth of Nvidia is unlikely to improve significantly until it releases a new round of chips that may be two years down," he adds.
Sources: CNBC, Nasdaq, EDGAR, Reuters, Box Office Mojo, Bloomberg
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