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Zacks Research Staff

Inside China: How a Booming Middle Class is Shifting Global Power Back East

In this special report on China, we will introduce investors to the latest developments in the nation's economy, business climate, international activity, military power, and cultural influence. First, let's get you reacquainted with the Red Dragon of the East.

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Benjamin Rains

Disney's (DIS) Streaming Future Looks Strong as ESPN+ Hits 1 Million

Disney (DIS) shares popped 1.7% following news that its ESPN+ streaming service reached over one million paying subscribers. This announcement from the struggling sports media giant led to a boost in DIS stock, but the new stand-alone ESPN streaming service's growth since its April launch is also a sign that Disney's streaming future looks secure.

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Ryan McQueeney

3 Tech Stocks for Dividend Investors to Buy Now

Finding a strong dividend-yielding tech stock might feel like searching for a golden goose, but investors should not feel too intimidated. Check out three of these tech dividend stocks to buy now!

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Ryan McQueeney

Dow Touches New High, But Where Will It Finish 2018? | Free Lunch

Ryan McQueeney recaps morning news involving Under Armour, Nvidia, General Electric, and Red Hat. Later, he is joined by momentum guru Dave Bartosiak to discuss the Dow hitting a new all-time high and to speculate over where our major indexes might finish the year.

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Benjamin Rains

Should You Buy Nike (NKE) Stock Ahead of Q1 Earnings?

Nike (NKE) shares surged to a new high Thursday and have jumped over 16% in the last three months, topping the S&P 500's roughly 6% gain. Now the question for investors is should they buy Nike stock ahead of the release of its upcoming fiscal first-quarter financial results?

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Ryan McQueeney

Why Is Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Down Today?

Shares of Nvidia (NVDA) were down more than 2% shortly after the open Thursday as investors reacted to a fresh research note from Morgan Stanley that raised questions about performance in the company's gaming division.

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Benjamin Rains

Micron (MU) Stock Dips Ahead of Q4 Earnings: What to Watch

Shares of Micron (MU) dipped 0.60% during regular trading hours Wednesday, one day before the firm is set to release its fourth-quarter financial results. So, let's see what investors should expect from the recently-struggling semiconductor company's Q4 earnings results.

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Benjamin Rains

Why Did Facebook (FB) Stock Climb Wednesday?

Facebook (FB) saw its stock price jump 1.7% Wednesday to help stop some of the embattled social media firm's bleeding. But the question is what had investors excited about Facebook?

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Ryan McQueeney

3 Great REITs to Buy Right Now

REITs are companies that own, operate, or finance real estate properties that produce income, such as apartment complexes or retail locations. They must pay at least 90% of their taxable income in dividends to shareholders. Check out the REITs that are model says are impressive options right now!

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Ryan McQueeney

3 "Internet of Things" Stocks to Buy Right Now

Semiconductor stocks have been struggling to generate positive momentum recently, but niche chipmakers focused on the Internet of Things still have growth potential. With that said, we've found three stocks which have been flagged by the Zacks Rank that could be poised for further IoT growth soon!

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Benjamin Rains

Should Google & Facebook Fear Amazon's Growing Ad Business?

Amazon (AMZN) is set to become the third largest digital advertiser in the U.S. behind only Google (GOOGL) and Facebook (FB), according to a new eMarketer report. Digital ad sales account for a small portion of Amazon's revenues, but its growing ad business is something investors should pay close attention to.

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Ryan McQueeney

Tesla Bull Sells (and Buys Again?) & Dow Rallies Near Highs | Free Lunch

Ryan McQueeney highlights the Dow's rally toward all-time highs on the back of strength from financial stocks. He also touches on news related to marijuana producers and reported activist interest in casino giant MGM. Later, the host calls Brian Bolan, a noted Tesla bull, to discuss a major shift in his sentiment for the electric car company.

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Benjamin Rains

3 Companies Left Out of the Latest Trump Tariffs

The trade war between the U.S. and China continues to escalate, with Beijing set to impose tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports in response to the Trump administrations' new set of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Despite the mounting pressure on companies in the world's two largest economies, some firms and their products appear to be safe.

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Ryan McQueeney

Marijuana Stocks Soar Again As Wall Street Eyes U.S. Imports

Shares of several popular Canadian marijuana producers--including Tilray (TLRY), Canopy Growth (CGC), and Cronos Group (CRON)--were surging once again on Wednesday as Wall Street grows ever-more bullish on the prospects of legalization and U.S. imports.

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Benjamin Rains

Why Salesforce (CRM) Stock Is A Strong Buy Right Now

Shares of Salesforce (CRM) are up over 7% in the last month as the customer relationship management firm continues its impressive run. So, let's take some time to see why Salesforce stock appears to be a strong buy even as it sits near its new high.

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Ryan McQueeney

The Tesla of China & the Facebook-Macy's Connection | Free Lunch

Ryan McQueeney recaps earnings results from Oracle and FedEx, discusses Trump's new tariff announcement, and explains why Facebook and Macy's have teamed up. Later, the host is joined by Dave Bartosiak to chat about Nio, the so-called Tesla of China.

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Benjamin Rains

Why Did Amazon (AMZN) Stock Climb Today?

Amazon (AMZN) saw its stock price jump over 2.5% through mid-morning trading Tuesday on the back of a relatively staggering amount of positive news. This includes the expected launch of multiple new Alexa devices, Amazon's strong showing at the Emmys, and a possible banking push.

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Benjamin Rains

Should You Buy Micron (MU) Stock Ahead of Q4 Earnings?

Shares of Micron (MU) slipped once again Monday on the back of two significant price cuts from BMO Capital Markets and Deutsche Bank (DB). Micron's recent decline is part of a roughly 25% downturn over the last three months. So, the question is what should investors do with Micron stock ahead of the firm's upcoming fiscal fourth-quarter earnings release?

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Benjamin Rains

Kroger's Dip Brand Takes on Target and Walmart: Time to Buy KR Stock?

Shares of Kroger (KR) climbed over 3.7% Monday just a few trading days after the company saw its stock price sink following the release of its second-quarter financial results. Monday's jump followed Kroger's launch of a new clothing brand that looks poised to help the grocery giant continue to compete against the likes of Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT).

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Ryan McQueeney

What Is Cool Holdings (AWSM), and Why Are Apple Investors Buying It?

Shares of Cool Holdings (AWSM) were up about 42% through early afternoon trading hours Monday, adding to a recent run of momentum which has seen the stock gain more than 115% since bottoming out near its 52-week low in late August.

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Benjamin Rains

Why the Emmys Matter So Much for Netflix (NFLX)

Netflix (NFLX) is a streaming TV powerhouse, but in order to remain competitive long-term against HBO, Amazon (AMZN) Prime, and soon enough Apple (AAPL) and Disney (DIS), award shows like Monday night's Emmys will prove vital.

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Ryan McQueeney

New Marijuana Stocks? & Earnings from ORCL and FDX | Free Lunch

Ryan McQueeney touches on the trade war's latest tariff threats and a key FDA approval for Teva Pharmaceuticals. He also highlights two surprising companies which might have a chance to profit from the marijuana boom. Later, Ryan previews Oracle and FedEx's earnings reports.

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Benjamin Rains

Should You Buy Oracle (ORCL) Stock Ahead of Q1 Earnings?

Oracle (ORCL) has seen its stock price climb over 6% in the last three months as investors respond to the firm's solid fiscal fourth quarter financial results. Now, let's take a look at what to expect from the enterprise software and cloud computing powerhouse's Q1 earnings report to see if investors should consider buying ORCL stock ahead of Monday's release.

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Benjamin Rains

Should You Buy FedEx (FDX) Stock Ahead of Q1 Earnings?

Shares of FedEx (FDX) have surged over 4% in the last month in a sign that investors might expect big things from the shipping powerhouse's fiscal first quarter financial results. So, let's see what they should really expect to see if they should consider buying FedEx stock ahead of Monday afternoon's earnings release.

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Ryan McQueeney

Upcoming Tech Earnings to Watch: ORCL, RHT, MU

Will any of the tech reports coming in the next few days have enough positive news to outweigh other headwinds? Let's take a closer look at a few of the sector's marquee reports due during the week of September 17.

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