By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Wednesday morning earnings reports from Boeing and AT&T and a better-than-expected update from Yahoo late Tuesday will likely spark action in the shares of all three companies.
Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) is introducing the next generation of its cloud
offerings for accounting professionals, small businesses and developers
at the QuickBooks Connect
event taking place today in San Jose, Calif.. The thousands of attendees
will be the first to see the much-anticipated new solutions that have
been in development for months, directly from the teams that created
Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR) (“Matador” or the “Company”), an
independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development,
production and acquisition of oil and natural gas resources, with an
emphasis on oil and natural gas shale and other unconventional plays and
with a current focus on its Eagle Ford operations in South Texas and its
Permian Basin operations in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas, today
announced plans to release third quarter 2014 operational and financial
results after the close of trading on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
By Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell and Charles Passy, MarketWatch
Seniors are getting a modest raise next year: the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a cost-of-living increase for 2015 of 1.7%. And while it's better than nothing, that increase only amounts to about $20 a month for the typical Social Security recipient, or about $240 per individual or nearly $500 per married couple receiving Social Security this year.
Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK)
today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to
create a tracking stock for its operations in Latin America and the
Caribbean (the Liberty Latin America and Caribbean Group, or “LiLAC
Group”). The LiLAC Group will initially have attributed to it Liberty
Global’s 100% interests in VTR GlobalCom SpA and VTR Wireless SpA, as
well as its 60% interest in Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico LLC.
Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support
tools worldwide, announced today that it has developed a methodology to
backtest Expected Shortfall, a risk measure that has been proposed by
the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision as an alternative to Value at
In 2012, the Basel Committee proposed as part of its first consultative
paper Fundamental Review of Trading Book Capital Requirements to
change the measurement method for calculating losses from the method of
Value at Risk - a metric banks have used since 1996 to calculate
regulatory capital requirements - to an alternative known as ‘Expected
Shortfall’ which regulators believe will better capture the extreme
losses that can occur in times of systemic turmoil.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.
(NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso
Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) today announced that KMI’s
Registration Statement on Form S-4 has been declared effective by the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and that each company has
filed a proxy statement or proxy statement/prospectus, as applicable,
with the SEC.
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