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Earnings Whispers' primary trading strategy is to trade ahead of an earnings announcement or after the news and to do so in the direction of the overall market or the stock's sector. We establish our weekly game plan with our Whisper Report using a combination of top-down and bottom-up analysis. Below is our list of past Whisper Reports.

Seasonal Weakness
Monday, November 24, 2014

Seasonal weakness indicated for December and some macro data is at risk of rolling over.

        Featuring: VEEV, DE, HPQ
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Seasonality
Monday, November 17, 2014

Seasonality and other indicators suggest new highs are still ahead, but the overbought condition suggests some near-term weakness.

        Featuring: BBY, MNK, GME
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New PEAD Research
Monday, November 10, 2014

New research into the Post Earnings Announcement Drift and an introduction into the Earnings Whisper Grade with a 235 basis point outperformance, per quarter, compared to the S&P 500.

        Featuring: CSCO, M, NTAP
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In Steps Japan
Monday, November 03, 2014

Where the Fed left off, the Bank of Japan steps in, while the Japanese Government Pension Fund begins purchasing an estimated $50 billion in U.S. stocks just when short interest in the S&P 500 is at its highest level since before the Fed started QE3.

        Featuring: TSLA, MBLY, SWKS, DIS
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Supply & Demand
Monday, October 27, 2014

Can demand pick up where supply is leaving off?

        Featuring: FB, GILD, EXPE, FFIV
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Bounce
Monday, October 20, 2014

Expectations going into earnings season are the lowest they've been in over a year and, so far, companies are beating more than usual while the market bounces from an oversold condition, but the technical damage can't be ignored.

        Featuring: TWTR, EW, UA, FFIV
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Breakdown
Monday, October 13, 2014

The technicals show a breakdown ahead of the end of QE, but sentiment and economic data tell another story. The first week of earnings season, with Financials dominating, should be the key.

        Featuring: AAPL, COF, INTC, FFIV
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Money Managers Out of Position
Monday, October 06, 2014

The first technical buy signal in two months comes right at a trend line for the S&P 500 and with money managers out of position to the point that has improved performance for trading around earnings in the past.

        Featuring: AA, YUM, PGR, FFIV
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More Selling to Come
Monday, September 29, 2014

Last week's selling points to more selling despite an oversold condition heading into the first of the month.

        Featuring: GPN, STZ, WAG, FFIV
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IPO Study
Monday, September 22, 2014

The Alibaba IPO has created excitement that some find cautious, but it also presents us with a study showing favorable odds when trading long around earnings.

        Featuring: NKE, FINL, MU, FFIV
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Oversold, but Seasonally Weak
Monday, September 15, 2014

Stocks have become modestly oversold, but seasonality says there is still a little more room to the downside.

        Featuring: FDX, , ADBE, FFIV
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Inconsistent Data
Monday, September 08, 2014

The jobs report was so inconsistent with other data points, the numbers have been dismissed by both fund managers and economists; but the sentiment ahead of the report still needs to be worked off.

        Featuring: ULTA, RH, KR, FFIV
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Sentiment is now a Headwind
Tuesday, September 02, 2014

And now, sentiment has become a headwind going into the jobs report.

        Featuring: COO, , SCVL, FFIV
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Earnings Whisper Score
Monday, August 25, 2014

The Earnings Whisper ® Score, combined with the Earnings Whisper number, has resulted in accurate earnings predictions 82% of the time and has resulted in a 159 basis point improvement over the Earnings Announcement Premium.

        Featuring: ANF, WSM, BIG, FFIV
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Escape Velocity?
Monday, August 18, 2014

Now that the second quarter earnings season is over, we can see the signs of "escape velocity".

        Featuring: HPQ, PLCE, FL, FFIV
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Tailwind
Monday, August 11, 2014

Sentiment has now become a tailwind for the overall market.

        Featuring: CSCO, VIPS, M, KSS
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Anecdotal Evidence of a Top
Monday, August 04, 2014

Anecdotal evidence that a top is in place, which is consistent with what we've seen at similar circumstances in the past, but there is still evidence that the current selloff should be bought... but probably not yet.

        Featuring: DIS, MGA, BRKR, KSS
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Fundamentals to Technicals
Monday, July 28, 2014

International exposure has been giving U.S. stocks most of the strength as domestic companies struggle. These fundamentals are affecting the technicals within the broader market.

        Featuring: TSLA, DDD, AKAM, EXPE
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No Repeat
Monday, July 21, 2014

It is still early, but the first true week of earnings season suggests history is not repeating.

        Featuring: AAPL, FB, GILD, APH
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A Rollover?
Monday, July 14, 2014

Macroeconomic data remains positive and analysts' checks have been generally strong, but what companies have told us ahead of earnings season is much more consistent with an economy that is rolling over - much like in the past during similar circumstances.

        Featuring: AN, CSX, AMD, APH
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History Lesson
Monday, July 07, 2014

The earnings, analysts' checks, and macroeconomic data are all pointing to a continued bounce back after the first quarter, but history says the upside is over.

        Featuring: FAST, PGR, WFC, APH
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Best of Both Worlds
Monday, June 23, 2014

The next couple of weeks is the slow period ahead of earnings season made worse by the holiday, but indicators point to a pickup in volatility around the corner.

        Featuring: NKE, MON, FINL, LNN
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Sometimes the Best Trade...
Monday, June 16, 2014

After our upside target was reached, the recent pullback still isn't quite enough for a buying point even with the positive market bias around the Federal Reserve announcement.

        Featuring: FDX, SWHC, JBL, LNN
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Shelf of Support
Monday, June 09, 2014

The positive indicators from last week have now faded and the market is overbought, but a strong shelf of support sits underneath.

        Featuring: LULU, , HRB, LNN
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Aligning
Monday, June 02, 2014

Macroeconomic data, seasonality, and technicals align for a little more upside - likely through the jobs report on Friday.

        Featuring: HOV, ASNA, COO, LNN
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