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1 Explanation for MercadoLibre's First-Quarter Miss

In this segment fromMotley Fool Money, host Chris Hill chats with senior analysts Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, and Ron Gross about Latin American e-commerce leader MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI), which failed to hit its guidance targets for its fiscal first quarter. However, a large share of that miss can be attributed to a required change in the way it handles its accounting.

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Inside Alibaba's Blistering Growth

In a recent interview, Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) vice Chairman Charlie Munger expressed enthusiasm for investing in China, claiming U.S. investors were under-exposed to the country, and that “the best companies in China are cheaper than the best companies in the United States.”

In that light, it may be a good time to peer inside the second-largest....More>>>

Inside Alibaba's Blistering Growth

In a recent interview, Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) vice Chairman Charlie Munger expressed enthusiasm for investing in China, claiming U.S. investors were under-exposed to the country, and that “the best companies in China are cheaper than the best companies in the United States.”

In that light, it may be a good time to peer inside the second-largest....More>>>

Walmart Is Exiting the U.K. Market With $10 Billion Merger

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is sounding the retreat. After decades of expanding to the far corners of the globe, the retail giant is strategically regrouping around its U.S. base of operations with a primary focus on e-commerce. The latest market it realizes it can’t win alone is the U.K.

In a major restructuring of the grocery market across the pond, the U.K.’s second biggest supermarket....More>>>

Walmart Is Exiting the U.K. Market With $10 Billion Merger

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is sounding the retreat. After decades of expanding to the far corners of the globe, the retail giant is strategically regrouping around its U.S. base of operations with a primary focus on e-commerce. The latest market it realizes it can’t win alone is the U.K.

In a major restructuring of the grocery market across the pond, the U.K.’s second biggest supermarket....More>>>

Mid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Up 2%; Fluor Shares Plummet

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 1.15 percent to 24,206.39 while the NASDAQ climbed 1.47 percent to 7,192.19. The S&P also rose, gaining 1.05 percent to 2,657.27.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

On Friday, the information technology shares rose 1.59 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE: P), up 23 percent, and Super Micro....More>>>

5 Top Stock Trades for Friday Morning

Earnings continue to be the focus. And on Thursday, no company is taking the spotlight like Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). With that and a notable reversal in the overall markets in mind, let’s look at our top stock trades for Friday.

Top Stock Trades for Friday #1: Tesla (TSLA)

In the first few hours of trading, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) was feeling plenty of....More>>>

3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week

The market can’t quite seem to get its feet under it. Bullish hopes that a strong earnings season would offset external fears haven’t quite played out. The S&P 500 continues to trade sideways, and actually has moved down modestly so far in 2018.

It hasn’t all been bad news. A earnings beat from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and strong results from Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)....More>>>

China XD Plastics 2017 Review. It’s Time To Give Up On The Unfair Buyout Offer

China XD Plastics (NASDAQ:CXDC) reported satisfactory 2017 results and operating progress which have been largely ignored by investors due to concerns over the fourteen-month old preliminary non-binding buyout offer (link) from Mr. Jie Han (CXDC’s founder, chairman and CEO) and Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA). MSPEA has been a strategic investor in the company since 2011.

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Earnings Preview: Oil Giants Chevron And ExxonMobil Report Friday Morning

Oil supermajors Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) report earnings before market open on Friday, Apr. 27. As crude oil prices have continued to climb in 2018, both stocks have gotten a couple of analyst upgrades in recent months.  

Other analysts are still a little more cautious after their Q4 reports, when both CVX and XOM missed estimates by a wide....More>>>