Yahoo Reports After The Close. Here’s What To Expect.

Stocks are higher Tuesday as traders are focused on
generally good earnings.

3M
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reported 0.91, in-line.

Bank of America
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reported a higher Q4 profit, in-line.

National City
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said Q4 profit rose 76%.

Georgia Pacific
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said Q4 will miss due to asbestos-related
charges

Airbus unveiled its A380 SuperJumbo, the huge 800-passenger jet with a
tail the size of a 7-story building. The company has 14 orders thus far for the
$280 million jet. Rival Boeing
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is shrugging off the news, trading
up 1%.

Krispy Kreme
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CEO Scott Livengood is stepping down; earlier
this month the company said it would restate 2004 financials and is also the
subject of a federal accounting investigation. KKD is trading up 12%.

Yahoo
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reports after the close; the consensus is 0.11 on
$754 million in sales. Traders will focus on ad revenue as well as subscription
revenue. In Q3, subscription revenues was $104 million, or 16% of the total.

Strong sectors are: Airlines
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+1.78%, Brokers
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+1.70%, , Biotech
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+1.61%.

Weak sectors are: Healthcare Providers
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-0.08%.

 

Dow +49.62 10,607.62
S&P 500 +8.21 1192.73
Nasdaq +13.40 2,101.31

The dollar is +0.25 at
83.31

Crude Oil is +0.27 at
48.80

Gold is +1.10 to 422.90

ce=”Arial” size=”2″ face=”Arial”>Volume is 734 million on the NYSE and
984 million on the Nasdaq.

Market breadth is positive.

NYSE Issues
Advancing 2013 Up Vol 478
Declining 1163 Down Vol 177
1.73 2.70
Nasdaq
Advancing 1801 Up Vol 569
Declining 1157 Down Vol 350
1.55 1.62

Stocks in the News

Alcan
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warned that Q4 earnings would fall sharply from the
previous quarter.

Amsouth’s  
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fourth quarter net rose 12% and met
estimates.

Cimarex Energy
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was mentioned favorably in Barron’s.

Freeport McMoran
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beat estimates, reporting 1.08.

Brice Wightman