The Top Ten Stocks for Thursday, July 31

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July 31 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Betty Liu, Scarlet Fu, and Julie Hyman report on today's ten most important stocks on "In The Loop."

We are watching the jobs report tomorrow.

We are "on the markets" again in 30 minutes.

The only stories you need to know about today.

Scarlet fu and julie hyman joining me this morning.

Let's start with number 10 and mastercard, the world's second-largest debit and credit card company reporting second credit debt -- second quarter can't -- second quarter profit that beat estimates.

Mastercard is investing in new technologies amid a global shift from cash and checks to electronic transactions.

Number nine is blue mobile.

They made the kim kardashian videogame.

Projection is that profit margins will narrow.

This game is free to play.

This -- i keep meaning to download this app.

I'm not an a-list er.

Number eight is yum!


The parent company of kfc says the food scandal in china caused significant negative damage to its sales.

They have cut ties with the company that allegedly repackaged old beef and chicken and sold it to kfc and mcdonald's restaurants in china.

Number seven is shutterfly.

It was a narrower than expected loss.

The company had 4.2 million orders from 2.6 million customers over the period.

The company focused on execution to drive momentum.

Number six, t-mobile.

Gaining popularity.

T-mobile added more customers than analysts estimated last quarter.

T-mobile ceo -- t-mobile's ceo will be joining emily chang for a live interview at 10:00 a.m. eastern time.

At number five, we have yelled -- yelp.

Yelp's second-quarter results beat analyst estimates.

However, the stock is still falling on concerns that -- at the number of businesses it added during the period.

Whole foods shares in a slump . co-ceo walter robb just said to us the company is starting a new marketing campaign this fall, which it hopes will help boost sales as he continues to open new markets.

Number three, avon products.

Even after second-quarter profit and revenue missed estimates, avon saw a double-digit sales declined -- decline.

Number two is target, getting a new ceo.

Former pepsico exec brian cornell is leaving.

He is the first target ceo to be chosen from outside the company.

It occurs to me how many retailers are struggling.

So many turnarounds in that area.

Number one is synchrony financial, being spun off of e.g. -- off of ge.

They are ringing the opening bell this morning.

[bellringing] the ticker is syf.

They are hoping for a good open, a good trading day.

I want to bring back executive chairman roger altman, who has been with us through the our.

Let's start with ipos.

Synchrony -- we've had others so far this year.

They seemed to have done well.

Do you think the markets will stay attractive enough for more ipos?

Right now, the market is healthy.

The ipo backlog is at the highest level it has been all year.

This is a very important sign.

It is a landmark transaction, i think, in the types of businesses that can go public.

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