How to Boost Your Portfolio with Top Computer and Technology Stocks Set to Beat Earnings

Quarterly financial reports play a vital role on Wall Street, as they help investors see how a company has performed and what might be coming down the road in the near-term. And out of all of the metrics and results to consider, earnings is one of the most important.

Life and the stock market are both about expectations, and rising above what is expected is often rewarded, while falling short can come with negative consequences. Investors might want to try to capture stronger returns by finding positive earnings surprises.

Now that we know how important earnings and earnings surprises are,

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Las Vegas Seeking Tourism Boost of Another Major Sports Team

Denied a major professional sports franchise for decades because of the potential for gambling interference, the city of Las Vegas is looking to add its third team in the last five years.

Tourism officials are ecstatic about the chatter – and it’s only chatter right now – that the Oakland Athletics could relocate to Sin City, just as their neighbor the Oakland Raiders football team did in 2020.

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According to a terrific story in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval visited Las Vegas in May and took in a playoff hockey game featuring the Golden

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Amazon and Walmart try to boost fashion reputation

Employees make preparations for a launch party at Amazon.com Inc.’s new fashion photography studio in the Shoreditch district of London, U.K.

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No matter what Amazon and Walmart tout during Prime Day, clothing will be on shoppers’ minds this week as consumers prepare to reunite with friends and family or look to accommodate extra pandemic pounds.

Competition in the apparel space is more cutthroat than ever. Amazon recently unseated Walmart as the top apparel seller in the U.S. and both companies have a desire to woo fashion-forward shoppers, not just help stock up on

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China denounces US Senate’s $250bn move to boost tech and manufacturing | US news

China has denounced a US Senate bill worth about $250bn (£175n) that aims to boost American technology and manufacturing prowess as an example of the US hyping up “the so-called China threat”, and accused Washington of attempting to hinder its development.

The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the Innovation and Competition Act, in a rare show of unity in a chamber often filled with political division between Democrats and Republicans.

The expansive legislation, passed by 68-32 votes, combines various China-related measures into what analysts have called the biggest piece of US industrial policy legislation in decades.

In a scathing statement

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Home Improvement Projects That Boost Your Home’s Value |

You like want to make your home a more pleasant place to live, but many improvements do not add as much value as you might hope. Some improvements could even reduce what buyers are willing to pay. So, you will want to pick the projects that add the biggest value.

Paying for the Improvements

Before you improve your living space, you will need to think about how to pay for them. Whether you are making a major upgrade or just adding a bit more to your home, you need to think about how to come up with the needed cash.

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