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2014-05-29 08:37:17

CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stocks in this week's article include: Outerwall (NASDAQ: OUTR - Free Report), Arris Group (NASDAQ: ARRS - Free Report), Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ: SAFM - Free Report), Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ: CAR - Free Report) and Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD - Free Report). This week, Kevin Matras shows how to use the Price to Sales ratio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Screen of the Week written by Kevin Matras of Zacks Investment Research:This...

2014-04-07 12:21:13

CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com releases the list of companies likely to issue earnings surprises. This week's list includes Alcoa (NYSE:AA-Free Report), FedEx (NYSE:FDX-Free Report) and Nike (NYSE:NKE-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO To see more earnings analysis, visit http://at.zacks.com/?id=3207. Every day, Zacks.com makes their Bull Stock of the Day available, free of charge. To see it, click here. Will Q1 Earnings...

2014-01-09 12:28:44

CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stocks in this week's article include: Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ: BLDR - Free Report), CNO Financial Group (NYSE: CNO - Free Report), Spansion (NYSE: CODE - Free Report), Finish Line (NASDAQ: FINL - Free Report) and Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ: IBCP - Free Report). This week, Kevin Matras talks about stocks making new highs and why you shouldn't be afraid to buy them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Screen of...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'