Stocks brush off slip in oil prices

Wall Street is streamer aloft after starting a day in a red. All 3 vital averages (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) are posting plain gains as investors demeanour past a slip in oil prices (CLK16.NYM) after vital oil exporters unsuccessful to strech an agreement over a weekend to solidify output. 

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Morgan Stanley (MS) reported gain that kick estimates for a initial quarter, though income missed forecasts. Sales fell 21.4% from a year ago, and distinction forsaken by some-more than half due to debility in a trade and investment banking businesses. 

PepsiCo (PEP) delivered better-than-expected gain per share for a initial quarter, though income was a tad bashful of estimates as sales fell 3% from a year ago due to a clever dollar and indolent direct for soda. 

Hasbro (HAS) posted a kick on both a tip and bottom lines for a initial quarter. Profit soared 83% year-over-year interjection to clever direct for toys formed on a Hollywood blockbuster “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and Disney (DIS) Princess dolls.  

Netflix (NFLX) is set to news first-quarter formula after a tighten of trade today. Analysts design a video streaming use to acquire $0.03 a share, down from $0.38 cents a share a year ago. Netflix has been struggling to grow a subscriber bottom in a U.S. and has been looking to boost expansion by expanding overseas. 

Amazon hurdles Netflix with new online-streaming offer

Amazon (AMZN) will offer a video-streaming use as a stand-alone choice for a initial time for $8.99 per month, a dollar reduction than opposition Netflix’s many renouned subscription. Does Amazon have a strong programming indispensable to go head-to-head with Netflix?

Who will buy Yahoo? Bids are due today

Yahoo (YHOO), primogenitor association of Yahoo Finance, stays in focus. Potential buyers with an seductiveness in all or partial of a association are approaching to have their bids in today. Some reports advise as many as 40 companies were primarily meddlesome in Yahoo, including Verizon (VZ) and a Daily Mail. Yahoo is scheduled to recover a first-quarter 2016 gain after a bell tomorrow.  

Target’s Marimekko launch fails to light frenzy

Target (TGT) hold a annual engineer sale this weekend, though this year’s partnership with Marimekko did not hint a fad that we’ve seen in past years.

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